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To Live As Brothers

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Barbara Watson Andaya | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015033089619
ISBN 13 :

Andaya (Asian studies, U. of Hawaii) examines how the arrival of the Dutch and English impacted the relationship between two kingdoms in Sumatra, the Jambi and the Palembang, who h..


Culture Sketches

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Holly Peters-Golden | Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN 10 : 9780077433031
ISBN 13 : 0077433033

Ideal for any cultural anthropology course, this brief collection of ethnographic case studies exposes students to 15 different cultures. The groups selected are peoples whose trad..


Patriarchal Attitudes

Pub Date : 1970 | Author : Eva Figes | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0892551224
ISBN 13 : 9780892551224

"First published in 1970, Patriarchal Attitudes has since become famous and is considered a classic feminist text. Writing with wit as well as scholarship, Eva Figes examines the f..


Women With Mustaches And Men Without Beards

Pub Date : 2005-04-25 | Author : Afsaneh Najmabadi | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520242630
ISBN 13 : 0520242637

"This book is groundbreaking, at once highly original, courageous, and moving. It is sure to have a tremendous impact in Iranian studies, modern Middle East history, and the histor..


Higher Superstition

Pub Date : 2011-08-01 | Author : Paul R. Gross | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421404875
ISBN 13 : 1421404877

This paperback edition of Higher Superstition includes a new afterword by the authors...


The Seven Beauties Of Science Fiction

Pub Date : 2011-02-01 | Author : Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, Jr. | Publisher : Wesleyan University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780819571526
ISBN 13 : 0819571520

As the world undergoes daily transformations through the application of technoscience to every aspect of life, science fiction has become an essential mode of imagining the horizon..