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Parricide on the Pampa: A New Study and Translation of Los Gauchos Judíos
Gerchunoff, Alberto (edited by Edna Aizenberg)

Subject: Religion, South America

This book presents a radical rereading of Alberto Gerchunoff’s classic Argentinian immigrant saga, Los gauchos judíos (The Jewish Gauchos; 1910). This collection of stories about early 20th-century agricultural colonies founded by persecuted Eastern Europeans Jews on the pampa has been both …

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Political Cartoons in the Middle East
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Göçek, Fatma Müge

Subject: Middle East

The imagery of political cartoons provides a unique yet under-studied insight into how Middle Eastern societies think. By combining the indigenous comic tradition of shadow plays with the imported Western print form, and by drawing on both visual and verbal …

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Israel and Palestine: Peace Plans and Proposals from Oslo to Disengagement (Updated 2008 Edition)
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Golan, Galia

Subject: Middle East

“Delivering a readable and remarkably evenhanded account, Golan, an Israeli activist and professor of government, dissects each of the major Israeli and Palestinian peace attempts, from Oslo in 1993 to the 2005 Israeli disengagement from Gaza, and evaluates the current …

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Once Jews: Stories of Caribbean Sephardim
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Goldish, Josette Capriles

Subject: Caribbean, Religion,Jeiwsh Studies

Honorable Mention, Latin American Jewish Studies Association (LAJSA) Book Award Committee

The phrase “I am Catholic, but I am Jewish” may seem contradictory to some, but in the Caribbean islands and the countries of the Caribbean periphery, there …

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Islam in Europe: The Lure of Fundamentalism and the Allure of Cosmopolitanism
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Göle, Nilüfer

Subject: Europe, Middle East, Religion

French Selection for the PEN World Voices Literary Festival

Islam in Europe is a book full of striking images: the assassination of and the death threats against artists and intellectuals; violent demonstrations demanding Sharia [Koranic] law for Europe; …

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Puerto Rico: The Four-Storeyed Country
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González, José Luis

Subject: Caribbean

In this work, González dismantles the myth of a dominant Spanish and racially white national culture in Puerto Rican history. He claims that the national identity is primarily Mestizo (mixed race) with a significant contribution from Africa. González calls the …

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Fundaciones: Canon, Historia y Cultura Nacional
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González-Stephan, Beatriz

Subject: Latin America

The first edition received the prestigious Primo Casa de las Americas Prize in 1987 and has become a classic of literary historiography. This is a corrected and updated edition.

 

Islamic Art and Literature
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Grabar, Oleg and Cynthia Robinson, editors

Subject: Middle East, Religion

Edited by Oleg Grabar, one of the leading experts in Islamic art history, along with Cynthia Robinson, this book breaks new ground in the field of Middle Eastern art history.

While illuminated manuscripts from Persia and the Arab world are …

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Architectural Heritage of the Caribbean: An A-Z of Historic Buildings
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Gravette, Andrew

Subject: Latin America, Caribbean

Better known for its land and sea, the Caribbean is also home to a wealth of historic buildings. As a region colonized by Spanish, French, British, and Dutch settlers, its architecture reflects an unparalleled variety of colonial influences. Its buildings …

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Accounting for the Environment
Gray, Rob, Jan Bebbington, and Diane Walters (edited by Martin Houldin)

Subject: Accounting

In the last five years, accounting for the environment has taken an increasingly central role in shaping discussion within the international accounting profession. Environmental accounting is now seen as an essential element in any organization’s environmental response. This book seeks …

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Minorities in the Ottoman Empire
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Greene, Molly, editor

Subject: Middle East

The Ottoman Empire was a multi-ethnic, multi-religious state encompassing most of the modern Middle East, and for much of its 600-year existence it managed to rule effectively its diverse peoples. The essays of this work move beyond the traditional state- …

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Iran: A Short History
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Gronke, Monika (translated by Steven Rendall)

Subject: Middle East, Religion

No country in the Islamic Middle East presents as unique and distinguished a history and culture as Iran, which has managed to maintain its inherent characteristics — some of them from pre-Islamic times — over the course of centuries of …

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