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The New Russian Nationalism"Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

The New Russian Nationalism: "Imperialism, Ethnicity and Authoritarianism 2000-2015"

Pål Kolstø and Helge Blakkisrud (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410427
eISBN:
9781474418751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410427.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Nationalism is featuring increasingly in Russian society and public discourse; not least as a reaction to what many Russians see as the uncontrolled influx of labour migrants from the Caucasus and ... More

The Near WestMedieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

The Near West: Medieval North Africa, Latin Europe and the Mediterranean in the Second Axial Age

Allen Fromherz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748642946
eISBN:
9781474418850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642946.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book tells stories of interaction, conflict, and common exchange between Berbers, Arabs, Latins, Muslims, Christians, and Jews in North Africa and Latin Europe. Examining shared commerce, ... More

Illness as Many Narratives"Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Illness as Many Narratives: "Arts, Medicine and Culture"

Stella Bolaki

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402422
eISBN:
9781474418591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402422.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Illness narratives have become a cultural phenomenon in the Western world but their analysis continues to be framed by the context of biomedicine, the doctor-patient encounter and the demands of ... More

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

A History of Military Occupation from 1792 to 1914

Peter M. R. Stirk

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748675999
eISBN:
9781474418676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675999.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This is the first comprehensive comparative historical survey of military occupation from 1792 to 1914. Then as now military occupation engendered great passion, testing loyalty to community, ... More

Hikayat Abi al-QasimA Literary Banquet

Hikayat Abi al-Qasim: A Literary Banquet

Emily Selove

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474402316
eISBN:
9781474418782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402316.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

ḤikāyatAbī al-Qāsim, probably written in the 11th century by the otherwise unknown al-Azdi, tells the story of a gate-crasher from Baghdad named Abu l-Qasim, who shows up uninvited at a party in ... More

Contaminations"Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Contaminations: "Beyond Dialectics in Modern Literature, Science and Film"

Michael Mack

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474411363
eISBN:
9781474418577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411363.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book enquires into the problem of various oppositions between pure entities such as nature and society, body and mind, science and the arts, subjectivity and objectivity. It examines how works ... More

The Biopolitics of StalinismIdeology and Life in Soviet Socialism

The Biopolitics of Stalinism: Ideology and Life in Soviet Socialism

Sergei Prozorov

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474410526
eISBN:
9781474418744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410526.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The Biopolitics of Stalinism is the first book to investigate Soviet socialism from a biopolitical perspective. While canonical theories of biopolitics of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben and Roberto ... More

Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet LatviaDiscursive Identity Strategies

Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Ammon Cheskin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

The political shocks of the 2014 Ukrainian crisis have been felt in many former Soviet countries, not least Latvia, where over 35% of the population are native Russian speakers. At a time when ... More

Human TraffickingThe Complexities of Exploitation

Human Trafficking: The Complexities of Exploitation

Margaret Malloch and Paul Rigby (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781474401128
eISBN:
9781474418683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401128.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

‘Human Trafficking’ is a term that does little to convey the myriad acts that underpin the exploitation of men, women and children across the world. Despite legislative developments and the ... More

Virginia WoolfAmbivalent Activist

Virginia Woolf: Ambivalent Activist

Clara Jones

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781474401920
eISBN:
9781474418638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401920.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book re-reads Woolf’s fiction and non-fiction in light of her examination of the details of Woolf’s involvement with Morley College, the People’s Suffrage Federation, the Women’s Co-operative ... More

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