Adrian Konik, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
This book explores the potential interface between Foucaultian discourse analysis and the development of an indigenous rationale for the practice of contemporary Western Buddhism, along with the growing significance of such a rationale for ‘traditional’ Buddhism in an era dominated by ...
Carlos Nelson Coutinho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
In Gramsci's Political Thought, Carlos Nelson Coutinho offers an analysis of the evolution of the political thought of Antonio Gramsci. Focusing on central concepts of the Prison Notebooks and relating them to the history of modern political ideas, the book also demonstrates that Gramsci’s ideas ...
Edited by Henri J.M. Claessen, Leiden University, and Jarich G. Oosten, Leiden University
In this volume the role of ideology in the emergency of early states is discussed by an international group of specialists. The book is of interest to all those concerned with the complex interaction of ideological and political developments.
Edited by Kimberly K. Bell and Julie Nelson Couch
This book serves as the essential companion to the late thirteenth-century, Middle English manuscript, Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 108. It marks a collaborative effort by scholars who investigate the codicological and contextual features of this manuscript’s vernacular poems.
Edited by Inken Prohl and John Nelson
Representing work by some of the leading scholars in the field, this volume presents important topics in the religious environment of contemporary Japan by surveying exciting trends, religious change and innovation, and the interactivity of religion with market and global forces.
Sherry V. Nelson
This book presents new techniques in dental microwear and stable isotopic analyses in order to examine the adaptations and extinction of Sivapithecus, a Miocene hominoid, in the Siwaliks of Pakistan.
Patrick H.G. Vrancken, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
South Africa and the Law of the Sea brings together the many threads of the rich South African marine-law tapestry by covering both the public international law as context and the details of South African marine law and policy within their African framework.
Nancy Nelson Spivey
Presents a reconsideration of constructivist theory through an applied examination of the ways in which people create meaning for texts. This book focusses on reading and writing processes as they were variously perceived throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It describes constructivist concepts in ...
General Editor: Amy Reigle Newland. Specialist Advisers: Julie Nelson Davis, Oikawa Shigeru, Ellis Tinios and Chris Uhlenbeck
The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints will serve as a source of quick reference as well as an in-depth study of all aspects of Japanese prints from the Edo (1600-1868) to Taishō (1912-26) periods. The first section of The Hotei Encyclopedia is divided into four main subject areas. ...
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