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  1. Women and Comedy in Solo Performance

    Phyllis Diller, Lily Tomlin and Roseanne

    By Suzanne Lavin

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    This work examines the dramatic changes in America women's comedy performance in the years 1955-1995.The study focuses on the standup of Phyllis Diller and Roseanne andon the character comedy of Lily Tomlin. As the historical arc of women's comedy unfolds, it outlines a change from the traditional...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Future of the Past

    Archaeologists, Native Americans and Repatriation

    By Tamara Bray

    To date, the notion of repatriation has been formulated as a highly polarized debate with museums, archaeologists, and anthropologists on one side, and Native Americans on the other. This volume offers both a retrospective and a prospective look at the topic of repatriation. By juxtaposing the...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Travel Writing of Latin America

    By Claire Lindsay

    Series: Routledge Research in Travel Writing

    This book considers how contemporary travelers from Latin America write their journeys at and about home. How do Latin American writers of the late twentieth-century negotiate the hybrid and volatile category of travel writing, which has been shaped in large part by myriad Euro-American travelers?...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cinema and Inter-American Relations

    Tracking Transnational Affect

    By Adrián Pérez Melgosa

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    Cinema and Inter-American Relations studies the key role that commercial narrative films have played in the articulation of the political and cultural relationship between the United States and Latin America since the onset of the Good Neighbor policy (1933). Pérez Melgosa analyzes the evolution of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Minority Nationalisms in South Asia

    Edited by Tanweer Fazal

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    South Asia is the theatre of myriad experimentations with nationalisms of various kinds - religious, linguistic, religio-linguistic, composite, plural and exclusivist. In all the region’s major states, officially promulgated nationalism at various times has been fiercely contested by minority...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Civil Society Activism under Authoritarian Rule

    A Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Francesco Cavatorta

    Series: Routledge/ECPR Studies in European Political Science

    This book examines how civil society actors operate under authoritarian constraints, and examines how this is linked to regime change. This book moves beyond traditional notions of civil society and explains the complexity of state-society relations in authoritarian contexts outside the framework...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Sex, Love and Money in Cambodia

    Professional Girlfriends and Transactional Relationships

    By Heidi Hoefinger

    Series: The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

    Dealing with the complex and discomforting ‘grey ‘area where sex, love and money collide, this book highlights the general materiality of everyday sex that takes place in all relationships. In doing so, it draws attention to and destigmatizes the transactional elements within many ‘normative’...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. War and Intervention in Lebanon (Routledge Revivals)

    The Israeli-Syrian Deterrence Dialogue

    By Yair Evron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Despite the bitter conflict that divided Jerusalem and Damascus, a fascinating process of indirect – through the United States – and tacit understandings emerged with regard to Lebanon in the 1970s. This derived largely from the Israeli deterrence posture which held in check Syrian military...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. ASEAN and the Security of South-East Asia (Routledge Revivals)

    By Michael Leifer

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Problems of internal and external security in South-East Asia have persisted as one set of competing global alignments has been succeeded by another, with major impact on regional relationships. This book, first published in 1989, examines how the states of The Association of South-East Nations (...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Holy Wars (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rise of Islamic Fundamentalism

    By Dilip Hiro

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    To some, Islamic Fundamentalism means the restoration of a true religion. To others, it is a politics that stands apart from capitalism and socialism. To many Westerners, particularly in the past decade, it has come to constitute a threat to established order and international security. There can...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge