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              Divided Loyalties: Nationalism and Mass Politics in Syria at the Close of Empire
               

              Divided Loyalties: Nationalism and Mass Politics in Syria at the Close of Empire (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gelvin, James L.

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              Detailing the role played by non-elites, this book presents a perspective on nationalism in the Arab Middle East in the early 20th century. It documents the appearance of the popular committee and examines nationalist politics as a mass phenomenon that informs the politics of the... region today.
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              ISBN 9780520210707
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1999
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the Twenty-First Century
               

              Making All Black Lives Matter: Reimagining Freedom in the Twenty-First Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ransby, Barbara

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              In the wake of the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012 and the exoneration of his killer, three black women activists launched a hashtag and social media platform, Black Lives Matter, which would become the rubric for a larger movement. This book provides a detailed... review of its extensive coverage in mainstream and social media.
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              ISBN 9780520292710
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2018
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series American Studies Now: Critical Histories of the Present
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              Global Muslims in the Age of Steam and Print
               

              Global Muslims in the Age of Steam and Print (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Gelvin, James L.; Green, Nile

              • RRP: $66.99
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              Railroads linked remote hinterlands with cities; overland and undersea cables connected distant continents. This title recounts the enduring consequences these technological, economic, social, and cultural revolutions had on Muslim communities from North Africa to South Asia, the... Indian Ocean and China.
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              ISBN 9780520275027
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2013
              Publisher University of California Press
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              The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling
               

              The Managed Heart: Commercialization of Human Feeling (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

              By Hochschild, Arlie Russell

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              The flight attendant's job is to deliver a service and create further demand for it, to enhance the status of the customer and be nicer than natural. The bill collector's job is to collect on the service, and if necessary, to deflate the status of the customer by being nastier th...an natural. This book examines these two groups of workers.
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              ISBN 9780520272941
              Released NZ 15 Mar 2012
              Publisher University of California Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Writing about Music: A Style Sheet
               

              Writing about Music: A Style Sheet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

              By Holoman, D. Kern

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              Where do you place the hyphen in Beethoven if it breaks between two lines? How do you cite John Coltrane's album A Love Supreme? Is it premiere or premiere ? This title deals with these questions. It includes examples from world music, rock, jazz, popular music, and cinema.

              ISBN 9780520281530
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2014
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel

              Three Kingdoms: A Historical Novel (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Luo, Guanzhong; Foreword by Roberts, Moss

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              <![CDATA["A material epic with an astonishing fidelity to history."-New York Times Book Review Three Kingdoms tells the story of the fateful last reign of the Han dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 220), when the Chinese empire was divided into three warring kingdoms. Writing some twelve hun...dred years later, the Ming author Luo Guanzhong drew on histories, dramas, and poems portraying the crisis to fashion a sophisticated, compelling narrative that has become the Chinese national epic. This abridged edition captures the novel's intimate and unsparing view of how power is wielded, how diplomacy is conducted, and how wars are planned and fought. As important for Chinese culture as the Homeric epics have been for the West, this Ming dynasty masterpiece continues to be widely influential in China, Korea, Japan, and Vietnam and remains a great work of world literature.]]>
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              ISBN 9780520344556
              Released NZ 15 May 2020
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Disability in Local and Global Worlds
               

              Disability in Local and Global Worlds (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Ingstad, Benedicte; Whyte, Susan Reynolds

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              Explores the global changes in disability awareness, technology, and policy from the viewpoint of disabled people and their families in a range of local contexts. This book reports on ethnographic research in Brazil, Uganda, Botswana, Somalia, Britain, Israel, China, India, and J...apan. It addresses the definition of human rights in local contexts.
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              ISBN 9780520246171
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2007
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Beethoven, A Life

              Beethoven, A Life (Hardback)

              By Caeyers, Jan; Foreword by Hope, Daniel; Translated by Annable, Brent

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              <![CDATA[This internationally bestselling biography of Ludwig van Beethoven, now translated into English for the first time, offers an unparalleled story of the composer's life and works. With unprecedented access to the archives at the Beethoven House in Bonn, renowned Beethoven... conductor and scholar Jan Caeyers expertly weaves together a deeply human and complex image of Beethoven-his troubled youth, his unpredictable mood swings, his desires, relationships, and conflicts with family and friends, the mysteries surrounding his affair with the "immortal beloved," and the dramatic tale of his deafness. Caeyers also offers new insights into Beethoven's music and its gradual transformation from the work of a skilled craftsman into that of a consummate artist. Demonstrating an impressive command of the vast scholarship on this iconic composer, Caeyers brings Beethoven's world alive with elegant prose, memorable musical descriptions, and vivid depictions of Bonn and Vienna-the cities where Beethoven produced and performed his works. Caeyers explores how Beethoven's career was impacted by the historical and philosophical shifts taking place in the music world, and conversely, how his own trajectory changed the course of the music industry. Equal parts absorbing cultural history and lively biography, Beethoven, A Life paints a complex portrait of the musical genius who redefined the musical style of his day and went on to become one of the great pillars of Western art music.]]>
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              ISBN 9780520343542
              Released NZ 13 Oct 2020
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Worlds of Care: The Emotional Lives of Fathers Caring for Children with Disabilities

              Worlds of Care: The Emotional Lives of Fathers Caring for Children with Disabilities (Hardback)

              By Jackson, Aaron J.

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              The stories of fatherscaring for non-verbal children and how these experiences alter their understandings of care, masculinity, and living a full life.Vulnerable narratives of fatherhood are few and far between; rarer still is an ethnography that delves into the practical and emo...tional realities of intensive caregiving. Grounded in the intimate everyday lives of men caring for children with major physical and intellectual disabilities, Worlds of Care undertakes an exploration of how men shape their identities in the context of caregiving. Anthropologist Aaron J. Jackson fuses ethnographic research and creative nonfiction to offer an evocative account of what is required for men to create habitable worlds and find some kind of "normal" when their circumstances are anything but. Combining stories from his fieldwork in North America with reflections on his own experience caring for his severely disabled son, Jackson argues that care has the potential to transform our understanding of who we are and how we relate to others.
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              ISBN 9780520379855
              Released NZ 21 Jul 2021
              Publisher University of California Press
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              Series California Series in Public Anthropology
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              Spartan Reflections
               

              Spartan Reflections (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Cartledge, Paul

              A collection of essays which constitute an introduction to and overview of ancient Spartan history and its reception. It helps readers learn about the institutions that distinguished Sparta from other city-states, including its religion, education process, secret service, unusual... system of servitude, and institutionalized pederasty.
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              ISBN 9780520231245
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2003
              Publisher University of California Press
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