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Cultural Politics in the Third World
(University College of London Press, 1999)
This book examines the subtle and multi-faceted relationships between culture and politics in developing countries. With its contextualisation of culture, this book will be of interest to students and academics concerned ...
Democracy in the Balance: Culture & Society in the Middle East
(Chatham House, 1998)
Examining the social and cultural forces that have hindered the emergence and widespread development of democratic polities in the Middle East, Mehran Kamrava analyzes the effect politics, in particular, and society-based ...
Muslim Communities in the New Europe
(Ithaca Press, 1996)
The "New Europe" refers to a continent no longer split by cold war rivalries. How does Islam compare in its eastern and western portions? Actually, the comparison makes little sense, for in addition to their differing ...
L'Eden Entredit: Lecture de La Chanson D'Even de Charles Van Lerberghe
(Peter Land Francophone Belgian Literature Series, 1994)
Cette étude est une lecture détaillée du chef-d'oeuvre du poète symboliste belge Charles Van Lerberghe. L'auteur y étudie les étapes de la quête d'une sagesse édénique: du matin de l'éveil au monde au crépuscule d'une ...
Political and economic liberalization : dynamics and linkages in comparative perspective
(Lynne Reinner, 1996)
The Political History of Modern Iran: From Tribalism to Theocracy
This book offers a concise and comprehensive examination of Iran's political history from the establishment of the Qajar dynasty in 1785 until the present. It focuses on both the historical evolution of Iranian political ...
Politics and Society in the Developing World, 2nd ed.
This book is a welcome new edition, which completely updates and revises the very popular first edition, Politics and Society in the Third World. Mehran Kamrava has brought the book in line with the major changes in global ...
Reading the Symptom : Frank Norris, Theodore Dreiser, and the Dynamics of Capitalism
(Peter Lang Publishing, Inc., 1999)
Reading the Symptom is concerned with naturalism; it is also necessarily concerned with capitalism as the complex-structuring whole within which naturalism operates and from which it cannot be disengaged. Tightly connected ...
This book offers a thematic analysis of the phenomenon of revolution. The twentieth century has been witness to a number of historic revolutions, beginning with the Mexican and the Russian revolutions at the turn of the ...
Revolution in Iran: the Roots of Turmoil
Focuses on the political and social factors contributing to the structural breakdown of the Pahlavi dynasty. Features include research compiled from personal interviews with former revolutionary leaders, cabinet ministers ...