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Engaging Otherness

Engaging Otherness

  • by Rafael Reyes-Ruiz (Editor)
  • ISBN: 9948157508
  • ISBN-13: 9789948157502
By exploring interpretations, histories and colonial and post-colonial narratives, this book becomes essential reading for anyone interested in the study of culture and society.

Religion and Film: An Introduction

Religion and Film: An Introduction

  • by Melanie J. Wright
  • ISBN: 1850437599
  • ISBN-13: 9781850437598
Religion and Film: An Introduction redresses this balance, with a new, cross-disciplinary approach to the subject that draws from cultural studies, religious studies and film studies alike.

Elvis Religion: The Cult of the King

Elvis Religion: The Cult of the King

  • by Gregory L. Reece
  • ISBN: 1845112563
  • ISBN-13: 9781845112561
Investigates the rise of the King of Rock 'n' Roll to god-like status

New Mandarins: How British Foreign Policy Works

New Mandarins: How British Foreign Policy Works

  • by John Dickie
  • ISBN: 1860649785
  • ISBN-13: 9781860649783
How does British diplomacy actually work? In this look 'behind closed doors', John Dickie reveals the revolution which has transformed the Foreign Office, and the part the new mandarins have played in this process.

Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies

Ismaili Literature: A Bibliography of Sources and Studies

  • by Farhad Daftary
  • ISBN: 1850434395
  • ISBN-13: 9781850434399
This book contains a complete listing of the sources and secondary studies, including theses, written by Ismailis or about them in all major Islamic and European languages.

Sacred Neuron: Discovering the Extraordinary Links Between Science and Religion

Sacred Neuron: Discovering the Extraordinary Links Between Science and Religion

  • by John W. Bowker
  • ISBN: 1845113993
  • ISBN-13: 9781845113995
Why do we think that some things are true, and other things false? Why do we maintain that some things are good, and other things evil? These are questions that have puzzled thinkers for millennia.

Practising Colonial Medicine: The Colonial Medical Service in British East Africa

Practising Colonial Medicine: The Colonial Medical Service in British East Africa

  • by Anna Crozier
  • ISBN: 1845114590
  • ISBN-13: 9781845114596
This is the first comprehensive history of the Colonial Medical Service and makes an important contribution to our understanding of the social and cultural aspects of medical history.

Weird Science and Bizarre Beliefs: Mysterious Creatures, Lost Worlds and Amazing Inventions

Weird Science and Bizarre Beliefs: Mysterious Creatures, Lost Worlds and Amazing Inventions

  • by Gregory L. Reece
  • ISBN: 1845117565
  • ISBN-13: 9781845117566
A journey into the bizarre world of science, religion, and pseudoscience looks at the mysteries of the Yeti, Shangri-La, lost civilizations, strange creatures in Loch Ness, Nikola Tesla's time travel and anti-gravity theories, Atlantis, and ...

Modern Medicine in the Holy Land: Pioneering British Medical Services in Late Ottoman Palestine

Modern Medicine in the Holy Land: Pioneering British Medical Services in Late Ottoman Palestine

  • by Yaron Perry, Efraim Lev
  • ISBN: 1845114892
  • ISBN-13: 9781845114893
This book provides an in-depth assessment of the pioneering work of British Hospitals in Palestine in the nineteenth century, and finds these institutions made great contributions to the modernization of the country.

Monument: Art and Vulgarity in Saddam Hussein's Iraq

Monument: Art and Vulgarity in Saddam Hussein's Iraq

  • by Kanan Makiya
  • ISBN: 1860649661
  • ISBN-13: 9781860649660
The Monument is a study of the interplay between art and politics -- of how culture, normally an unquestioned good, can play into the hands of power with devastating effects.

 

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