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Mohandas karamchand gandhi : india's non-violent revolutionary?.

Ahmed, Talat.
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(2018)  | 9780745334288 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 16/7/2018
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This book covers the life of the most iconic figure of Indian nationalism. Gandhi remains an inspirational individual for contemporary audiences. As an apostle of non-violence, he is celebrated in countless books and films.Talat Ahmed's unparalleled approach is to locate Gandhi as an activist and revolutionary...

Mohandas karamchand gandhi : india's non-violent revolutionary?.

Ahmed, Talat.
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(2018)  | 9780745334295 | Pluto Press UK | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 16/7/2018
AUD 158.95 (inc. GST), AUD 144.50 (ex. GST),
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This book covers the life of the most iconic figure of Indian nationalism. Gandhi remains an inspirational individual for contemporary audiences. As an apostle of non-violence, he is celebrated in countless books and films.Talat Ahmed's unparalleled approach is to locate Gandhi as an activist and revolutionary...

Historical Dictionary of Turkey

CRISS. HEPER. OZTURK-T. Öztürk-Tunçel, Duygu. Criss, Nur Bilge. Heper, Metin.
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(2018)  | 9781538102244 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 4 Revised ed.,  | book | 864pp | Availability last checked: 1/7/2018
AUD 303.95 (inc. GST), AUD 276.32 (ex. GST),
The fourth edition of Historical Dictionary of Turkey covers Ottoman Empire andthe Republic of Turkey through a time span of more than six centuries. Itpresents the basic characteristics of the two periods and traces thedevelopments from an empire to a state-nation, from tradition to modernity, froma...

The Himalayas : an encyclopedia of geography, history, and culture.

Hund, Andrew. Wren, James.
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(2018)  | 9781440839382 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 349pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 165.95 (inc. GST), AUD 150.86 (ex. GST),
The Himalayas: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture serves as a convenient and authoritative reference for anyone exploring the region and seeking to better understand the history, events, peoples, and geopolitical details of this unique area of the world. It explores the geography and...

Why Turkey Is Authoritarian: Right-wing Rule from Atatürk to Erdogan

Karaveli, Halil.
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(2018)  | 9780745337555 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
AUD 31.95 (inc. GST), AUD 29.05 (ex. GST),
We need to get Turkey right. The clash between the seculars and the Islamists obscures that in reality they are two sides of an authoritarian right. In this book, Halil Karaveli reinterprets Turkish political history, revealing the class dynamics behind secularism and Islamization.Karaveli shows that...

Rojava: Revolution, War and the Future of Syria's Kurds

Schmidinger, Thomas.
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(2018)  | 9780745337722 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 1/6/2018
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Based on several field trips and researches from 1999 until 2016, this book gives a detailed introduction to the ethnography, history and political situation in Rojava. The book outlines the history of the Kurds in Syria from the late Ottoman Empire until the Syrian civil war. It tells the history of...

Understanding China : an inquiry into the production of knowledge.

Gao, Mobo.
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(2018)  | 9780745399812 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 42.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.05 (ex. GST),
The rise of China is arguably one of the most significant events of our time. World-wide interest in this phenomenon is characterised by anxiety and markedly different views around its nature, both in the West and in China.In this book, China expert Mobo Gao interrogates these differences, providing...

Cracks in the wall : beyond apartheid in palestine/israel.

White, Ben.
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(2018)  | 9780745337616 | Pluto Press UK | pbk. | book | 144pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 21.95 (inc. GST), AUD 19.95 (ex. GST),
After decades of occupation and creeping annexation, the situation on the ground in Palestine/Israel can only be described as a system of apartheid. Peace efforts have failed because of one, inconvenient truth: the Israeli maximum on offer does not meet the Palestinian minimum, or the standards of international...

Pakistan : the taliban, al qaeda, and the rise of terrorism.

Topich, William J. Topich, William.
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(2018)  | 9781440837609 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 245pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 127.95 (inc. GST), AUD 116.32 (ex. GST),
Why is the volatile political status of Pakistan so critical to world security? How did the tribal region of northwest Pakistan become home to numerous insurgent factions, including the Pakistani Taliban and al Qaeda? Is the government of Pakistan actively combating or facilitating terrorism and the...

Exploring indian modernities : ideas and practices.

Bhandari, Parul. Choukroune, Leïla.
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(2018)  | 9789811075568 | Springer | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
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This book analyses how multiple and hybrid ‘modernities’ have been shaped in colonial and postcolonial India from the lens of sociology and anthropology, literature, media and cultural studies, law and political economy. It discusses the ideas that shaped these modernities as well as the lived experience...

The Future of Palestinian Identity

Kanaana, Sharif. , Kanaana, Sharif.
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(2018)  | 9781443882644 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 298pp | Availability last checked: 1/5/2018
AUD 60.95 (inc. GST), AUD 55.41 (ex. GST),
During the 1948 Nakba, around three quarters of a million Palestinians were driven out of their homes and became refugees. Since then, they have not been allowed to return to their homeland, but have not given up. Originally concentrated mainly in neighbouring Arab countries, they have, in their attempts...

 

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