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How the Past Was Used: Historical Cultures, c. 750-2000

ISBN : 9780197266120

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¥16,434
Author: 
Peter Lambert; Bjorn Weiler
Pages
450 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 2017
Series
Proceedings of the British Academy
This book explores how societies put the past to use and how, in the process, they represented it: in short, their historical culture. It brings together anthropologists, historians, and literary scho ... Read more

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Imperial Boredom: Monotony and the British Empire

ISBN : 9780198861966

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¥3,652
Author: 
Jeffrey A. Auerbach
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Oct 2020
Imperial Boredom offers a radical reconsideration of the British Empire during its heyday in the nineteenth century. Challenging the long-established view that the Empire was about adventure and excit ... Read more

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In God's Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire

ISBN : 9780190618575

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¥3,069
Author: 
Robert G. Hoyland
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2017
In just over a hundred years-from the death of the Mohammed in 632 to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in 750-the followers of the Prophet swept across the whole of the Middle East, North Africa ... Read more

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In God's Path: The Arab Conquests and the Creation of an Islamic Empire

ISBN : 9780199916368

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¥4,609
Author: 
Robert G. Hoyland
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 241 mm
Pub date
Jan 2015
In just over a hundred years-from the death of Muhammad in 632 to the beginning of the Abbasid Caliphate in 750-the followers of the Prophet swept across the whole of the Middle East, North Africa, an ... Read more

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In Praise of Heresy: From Socrates to Ambedkar

ISBN : 9780190130541

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¥6,028
Author: 
Ramin Jahanbegloo
Pages
136 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Pub date
May 2021
In today's global climate of pre-packaged opinions, every effort of original thinking is an act of dissent. To think radically today is to be a heretic: committing 'heresy' not in its theological sens ... Read more

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Jewish History: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199730988

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¥1,628
Author: 
David N. Myers
Pages
168 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 175 mm
Pub date
May 2017
Series
Very Short Introductions
An exceptionally concise, accessible, and wide-ranging account of the long history of the Jews Offers a new theory to explain the Jews' survival, based on the relationship between antisemitism an ... Read more

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Johann Heinrich Hottinger: Arabic and Islamic Studies in the Seventeenth Century

ISBN : 9780199682140

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¥22,363
Author: 
Jan Loop
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
144 x 223 mm
Pub date
Dec 2013
Series
Oxford-Warburg Studies
The Reformed Church historian and orientalist Johann Heinrich Hottinger (1620-1667) is a key figure in the history of Arabic and Islamic studies in early modern Europe. His life and his work have been ... Read more

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Killing Strangers: How Political Violence Became Modern

ISBN : 9780198863502

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¥4,565
Author: 
T. K. Wilson
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 235 mm
Pub date
Sep 2020
A bewildering feature of so much contemporary political violence is its stunning impersonality. Every major city centre becomes a potential shooting gallery; and every metro system a potential bomb al ... Read more

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Kosovo: What Everyone Needs to Know®

ISBN : 9780195376739

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¥14,476
Author: 
Tim Judah
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
145 x 215 mm
Pub date
Sep 2008
Series
What Everyone Needs to Know
On February 17, 2008, Kosovo declared its independence, becoming the seventh state to emerge from the break-up of the former Yugoslavia. A tiny country of just two million people, 90% of whom are ethn ... Read more

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Listening on the Edge: Oral History in the Aftermath of Crisis

ISBN : 9780199859306

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¥5,379
Author: 
Mark Cave; Stephen M. Sloan
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
166 x 238 mm
Pub date
May 2014
Series
Oxford Oral History Series
From the headlines of local newspapers to the coverage of major media outlets, scenes of war, natural disaster, political revolution and ethnic repression greet readers and viewers at every turn. Wha ... Read more

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