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Mountaintop Mining in Appalachia: Understanding Stakeholders and Change in Environmental Conflict

Chicago Portraits

by Chicago Tribune Staff, Rick Kogan & Michael Zajakowski

The Chicago Tribune possesses a vast photo archive spanning its more than 150 years in publication. From the Civil War era through today, its photographers have captured thousands of people, from everyday Chicagoans...


Monon Behavior Ciu

by Diego Manna

A funny pseudo-scientific journal in which humour and science are mixed, in the same way in which also english and italian languages are mixed. The result is a very comic sort of "new esperanto". This is the...


The Kurdish Liberation Movement in Iraq: From Insurgency to Statehood

by Yaniv Voller

Investigating the transformation of the Kurdish liberation movement in Iraq this book explores its development from an armed guerrilla movement, engaged in a war for liberation with the government in Baghdad,...


Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity: Philosophical Marranos

by Agata Bielik-Robson

This book aims to interpret 'Jewish Philosophy' in terms of the Marrano phenomenon: as a conscious clinamen of philosophical forms used in order to convey a 'secret message' which cannot find an open articulation....


The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism: New Perspectives

by Mansour Nasasra, Sophie Richter-Devroe & Sarab Abu-Rabia-Queder

The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism brings together new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin.

The past decade...


The Heart of Japan: Glimpses of Life and Nature Far From the Travellers' Track in the Land of the Rising Sun: Glimpses of Life and Nature Far From the

by Brownell Clarence Ludlow

This collection of commentaries and reflections on Japanese culture, first published in 1904, was written shortly after the return of two English aristocrats from five years spent immersed in the 'Land of the...


Egypt's Long Revolution: Protest Movements and Uprisings

by Maha Abdelrahman

The millions of Egyptians who returned to the heart of Cairo and Egypt's other major cities for 18 days until the eventual toppling of the Mubarak regime were orderly without an organisation, inspired without...


Regional Security Dialogue in the Middle East: Changes, Challenges and Opportunities

by Chen Kane & Egle Murauskaite

At this time of considerable political turmoil in the Middle East, there is a pressing need to explore alternative frameworks for regional security. The book discusses the Helsinki Process as one potentially...


Social Work in East Asia

by Christian Aspalter

Owing to rapid economic development and the onset of population ageing, social work has become a major means of delivering social services and relieving and preventing social problems at an individual, family,...


Borders, Fences and Walls: State of Insecurity?

by Élisabeth Vallet

This book explores the issue of how the return of the border fences and walls as a political tool may be symptomatic of a new era in border studies and international relations. Taking a multidisciplinary approach,...


Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia

by Cynthia Joseph & Julie Matthews

Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast...


Bedouin Of Northern Arabia

by Ingham

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Treasure Of Ophir

by Craufurd

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition

by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti & Ismael Vaccaro

This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways...


Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey, 1979-2000: Sleeping with a Tiger

by Ekavi Athanassopoulou

Taking the period from the end of the 1970s to the end of the 1990s, this book critically examines the evolution of the strategic relationship between the US and Turkey during this period, with a particular...


Political Islam, World Politics and  Europe: From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism

by Bassam Tibi

The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional...


The Druze Community and the Lebanese State: Between Confrontation and Reconciliation

by Yusri Hazran

One of the fundamental questions of Middle Eastern, and Lebanese studies in particular, is the history of the relationship between the Druze community and the state in modern Lebanon. Arguing that the Druze...


Reexamining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985 2000: Generations, Ideas, and Changes

by Vladimir Gel'man, Dmitry Travin & Otar Marganiya

Reexamining Economic and Political Reforms in Russia, 1985–2000: Generations, Ideas, and Changes analyzes the impact of generational changes and ideational changes on major political and economic reforms conducted...


Urban Governance Under the Ottomans: Between Cosmopolitanism and Conflict

by Ulrike Freitag & Nora Lafi

Urban Governance Under the Ottomans focuses on one of the most pressing topics in this field, namely the question why cities formerly known for their multiethnic and multi- religious composition became increasingly...