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Inspiring portraits of contemporary African women leaders.
An introduction to four Western figures influenced by Sufism who wrote about an "inner," esoteric Islam.
A searching study of Eliphas Lévi and the French occult revival.
Examines the interplay between reading and writing in the works of Petrarch and Dante.
A journey into Albany’s historic past and the city’s role in three pivotal historical narratives: the American Revolution, the French Revolution, and the construction of the Erie Canal.
Groundbreaking essays by Palestinian women scholars on the lives of Palestinians within the state of Israel.
Ethnographic study of textile factory workers in Alexandria, Egypt.
Examines how Israeli society has commemorated Yitzhak Rabin.
First work in English devoted to medicine in the Ottoman world.
Presents a new genealogy and synoptic overview of modern Irish fiction.
Examines the relationship of Spain’s 1960s tourist boom to Franco’s right-wing dictatorship.
New insights into the cementing of the American-Israeli relationship during the Nixon years.
A look at the Latino experience in the American South using data from Richmond, Virginia.
Leading scholars engage the later contributions of Maurice Merleau-Ponty.
Explores the metafictional strategies of contemporary African novels rather than characterizing them primarily as a response to colonialism.
Explores the distinctions between science and pseudoscience.
First English translation of Paola Masino’s Nascita e morte della massaia, her most controversial novel that provoked Fascist censorship for its critical portrayal of marriage and motherhood.
Examines the policy stances of two major Hispanic interest groups.
Applies the concept of oppressor and oppressed nationalisms to explore the historical forces and social processes that have shaped modern Ethiopia.
Argues that Byron’s popularity marked the beginning of celebrity as a cultural identity.
Comprehensive study of the Lebanese Army from Lebanon’s independence to the present.
Explores Victorian responses to death and burial in literature, journalism, and legal writing.
Explores how the entry of migrant workers into Israel raises questions beyond just those of the labor market.
Explores the life and career of one of the twentieth century’s most colorful Zionist leaders.
Reveals the sophisticated design of Rumī’s Mathnawī, showing that this seemingly unstructured work both describes and functions as spiritual training.