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American Multiculturalism in Context: Views from at Home and Abroad

Subjects: Multiculturalism--Congresses; Multiculturalism--United States--CongressesSOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Minority Studies

  • Abstract: In March 2015, a group of experts from four continents and a wide range of disciplines met with the leading African American writer Ishmael Reed in ...

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The Caribbean in a Changing World: Surveying the Past, Mapping the Future, Volume 2

Subjects: HISTORY / Latin America / Mexico

  • Abstract: This collection is a critical reflection of the evolution of Caribbean countries since the demise of the West Indies Federation in 1962. At this historical juncture, ...

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Current Issues in Contemporary Sport Development

Subjects: Sports and state--Congresses; Sports administration--CongressesSPORTS & RECREATION / History; GAMES & ACTIVITIES / Gambling / Sports; SPORTS & RECREATION / Essays

  • Abstract: This collection of essays is the result of the debate and discussion at the European Sport Development Network's (ESDN) annual conference in 2014. ESDN's vision is ...

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Transformation of the Muslim World in the 21st Century

Subjects: HISTORY / World

  • Abstract: In addition to the important breaking points of the last century – such as the abolition of the Caliphate, the World Wars, the Cold War, the ...

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The Age of Dystopia: One Genre, Our Fears and Our Future

Subjects: Dystopian films; Dystopias in literatureBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures

  • Abstract: This book examines the recent popularity of the dystopian genre in literature and film, as well as connecting contemporary manifestations of dystopia to cultural trends ...

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The Future of Palestinian Identity

Subjects: Palestinian Arabs--Ethnic identity; Palestinian Arabs--Foreign countries--Ethnic identity; Palestinian Arabs--Israel--Ethnic identityHISTORY / Middle East / Israel & Palestine; HISTORY / Social History

  • Abstract: 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 ...

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The Failure of the Arab Spring

Subjects: Revolutions--Arab countries--History--21st century; Democratization--Arab countries--History--21st century; Arab Spring, 2010-HISTORY / World

  • Abstract: A concise guide on how and why the Arab Spring failed, this book presents a detailed narrative of events in the Arab World, from the ...

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The Word made Visible in the Painted Image: Perspective, Proportion, Witness and Threshold in Italian Renaissance Painting

Subjects: Christian art and symbolism--Italy--Renaissance, 1450-1600; Painting, Renaissance--ItalyART / History / General

  • Abstract: This book explores the areas of perspective, proportion, witness and theological threshold in the devotional art of the Italian Renaissance, with particular reference to the ...

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