Perspectives on Animals, Animality and U.S. Culture, 1776-1920
Edited by: Dominik Ohrem
In American history, animals are everywhere. They are a ubiquitous presence in myriad historical, literary, biographical, scientific and other documents and narratives of the American past - a past that, just like the present, was characterized by a multiplicity...
Paper - 9783958080379 - $ 37.00
Papua New Guinea and the Defence of Australia Since 1880
By Bruce Hunt
This book is the first to draw extensively on the recently released highly classified notes of the cabinet room discussions of successive Australian Governments, from 1950 to the mid-1970s. It details the changing attitude of the nation's leaders...
Paper - 9781925495409 - $ 39.95
Concerns and Strategies
Edited by: C. Vinodan
With over 1.3 million active personnel, India is the world's third largest military force. India was the largest importer of defense equipment in 2014. The Government of India has launched the 'Make-in-India' initiative to indigenize manufacturing and reduce dependence on imports, including defense imports...
Cloth - 9788177084405 - $ 46.50
Contributions by: Alan J. Amos
In face of unprecedented awareness of religious diversity, as well as the dangers of conflict, interreligious dialogue has become vital. Yet, these authors maintain, it is the commitment to think together about religious faith and our inherited traditions that...
Paper - 9782825416921 - $ 20.00
Contributions by: Chi Zhen
Religion and belief have played vital roles in the history of Chinese culture. This major two-volume work [Volume I: ISBN 978 1 84464 269 4 / Volume II: ISBN 978 1 84464 270 0] examines China's fascinating history of...
Cloth - 9781844642694 - $ 145.00
The Birth of Shepherds and Their Descendants in the Ancient Near East
By Yutaka Tani
This book is a fascinating exploration into how European attitudes that measure human achievements by their extent of control over nature is a cultural and historical product of the ancient Middle Eastern and Mediterranean world. The...
Cloth - 9781925608922 - $ 84.95
Holocaust Humour, Satire and Parody in Israeli Culture
For many years, Israeli culture recoiled from dealing with the Holocaust from a humorous or satirical perspective. The perception was that a humorous approach might threaten the sanctity of its memory, or evoke feelings of disrespect towards the subject and...
Cloth - 9781910383353 - $ 74.95
Cynthia Banahm analyzes and compares how the United States's liberal allies responded to the use of torture against their citizens after 9/11. Did they resist, tolerate, or support Bush Administration policies concerning the mistreatment of detainees when their own citizens were implicated, and why? Australia, the United...
Cloth - 9781509906840 - $ 82.00
Contributions by: Dan Farrelly
Leadership in the Church has still not taken account of atheistic modernity and its values. God still appears as a majestic figure on a throne up above, promulgating laws like any earthly monarch, and judging and punishing the guilty. Traditional ethics, based on...
Paper - 9781909325418 - $ 17.00
A Geo-Strategic Analysis of the Western, Israeli and Iranian Quest for Domination
Contributions by: Joseph A. Kechichian
In the aftermath of popular uprisings that unleashed the quest for freedom, Arab governments scrambled to limit sectarian divisions, though much of these efforts came to naught. Regrettably, weak governments fell...
Paper - 9781845198541 - $ 34.95