Title: Civilization and Monsters( Spirits of Modernity in Meiji Japan) Binding: Paperback Author: GeraldA.Figal Publisher: DukeUniversityPress
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Ethnicity, Hunter Gatherers and the Other An international team of experts present their insights into how one type of society, African hunter-gatherers, has managed to survive long past the first contact between foragers, farmers, and pastoralists. Full description
Pathways to Power introduces the domestic politics of South Asia in their broadest possible context, studying ongoing transformative social processes grounded in cultural forms. In doing so, it reveals the interplay between politics, cultural values, human security, and historical luck….
The Global Politics of Contemporary Travel Writing This 2006 book brings the ‘serious’ world of politics to the ‘superficial’ world of contemporary travel writing. Full description
Max Weber and Postmodern Theory This book explores the contemporary nature of Max Weber’s work by looking in detail at his key concepts of rationalization and disenchantment. Thematic parallels are drawn between Weber’s rationalization thesis and the critiques of contemporary…