A Reinterpretation of Colonial Sources
Contributions by: Michael J. Watts
In this densely detailed and interpretatively nuanced study, Mahmud Modibbo Tukur lays bare the very foundations of the colonial state in what is now northern Nigeria. This is a must read for anyone wanting to understand the foundations of contemporary Nigeria and how we came to be...
Paper - 9782359260472 - $ 74.99
Critical Perspectives for Performers
Benjamin Dwyer's book is the first important study of the guitar works of Benjamin Britten. It offers more than an objective analytical study of these compositions. Dwyer draws upon his expertise as a classical guitarist, composer and musicologist to deliver a multi-lensed examination of this music, providing broad contexts and unique insights. Dwyer not...
Cloth - 9781909325876 - $ 90.00
The True Story of an Irishman in the British Army and His Role in Covert Counter-Terrorism Operations in Northern Ireland
'Charlie One,' the call sign for the most wanted targets of British Intelligence operations in Northern Ireland, documents the true story of an Irish Republican serving in Britain's most secretive counter-terrorism unit. Se?n Hartnett grew up in Cork...
Paper - 9781785370854 - $ 19.99
This book explores the theoretical foundations of human rights damages and it examines when such damages ought to be awarded, how they ought to be assessed, and the range of damages that ought to be available. The central thesis is that a vindicatory approach, modelled on the approach to damages for breach of basic rights in...
Cloth - 9781849463720 - $ 176.00
Unresolved Issues in Modern Orthodoxy
Faith without Fear examines key unresolved philosophical, theological, and ideological issues in the Modern Orthodox Jewish world, including Modern Orthodoxy and Haredi Orthodoxy as competing heirs to the pre-modern Jewish tradition, the challenge to traditional faith posed by modern biblical scholarship, and Modern Orthodoxy's perspective on other faiths. The book explores some...
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Power is a central concept in the social sciences. This book presents a systematic and comprehensive analysis of this concept. By broadly defining power as the relative ability to affect or receive, it develops the concept in the categories of power structures, personal agency, the exercise of power over others, power effects, situations, fields, strategies, interactions, and...
Paper - 9789462366800 - $ 79.00
The Right to Protest in South Africa
By Jane Duncan
South Africa has become a nation defined by its protests. Protests can, and do, bring societal problems to public attention in direct, at times dramatic, ways. But governments the world over are also tempted to suppress this right, as they often feel threatened by public challenges to their authority. Apartheid South...
Paper - 9781869143237 - $ 35.00
From Convict Ship Captain to Pillar of Early Colonial Australia
Richard Brooks (c.1765-1833) was a man of self interest and entrepreneurial verve. Privateer, smuggler, convict sea captain, rum trader turned respectable magistrate and colonial squire, his life was a microcosm of early colonial Sydney, Australia. He was a ship-owner, merchant ship captain and financier. He kept the colony...
Paper - 9781925078862 - $ 29.95
The late medieval kings of England showed little interest in their Lordship of Ireland. They showed even less interest in the Gaelic Irish population of the island. Richard II, however, was different. This English monarch led two expeditions to Ireland in 1394-5 and the summer of 1399. Once across the Irish Sea, it was Richard's fate to...
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Stereotypes are beliefs about groups of people. Some examples, taken from human rights case law, are the notions that 'Roma are thieves', 'women are responsible for childcare', and 'people with a mental disability are incapable of forming political opinions.' Increasingly, human rights monitoring bodies-including the European and inter-American human rights courts, the Committee...
Paper - 9781780683683 - $ 72.00
By Boaz Huss
Contributions by: Yudith Nave
The Zohar is one of the most sacred, authoritative, and influential books in Jewish culture. Many scholarly works have been dedicated to its ideas, its literary style, and the question of its authorship. This book focuses on other issues: it examines the various ways in which the Zohar has been received by its...
Cloth - 9781904113966 - $ 59.50
A Story of Cambodia
By Joan Healy
Writing for Raksmey tells of the lives of six families who fled the aftermath of the Cambodian killing fields, were held in a crowded refugee camp at the border of their country, and then sent back to a nation still at war. The past is not spoken about but the struggles are not over...
Paper - 9781925377125 - $ 29.95