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  1. Balancing Written History with Oral Tradition

    The Legacy of the Songhoy People

    By Hassimi Oumarou Maiga

    Series: African Studies

    By balancing written history with the African oral tradition, this book conceptualizes the integrations among diverse peoples of Africa and specifically among the Songhoy people. Drawing from a number of academic disciplines and original research that documents the oral and literate traditions of...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Enlightenment Political Thought and Non-Western Societies

    Sultans and Savages

    By Frederick G. Whelan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Frederick G. Whelan, a leading scholar of Enlightenment political thought, provides an illuminating and incisive interpretation of key eighteenth and nineteenth century European political thinkers' accounts and assessments of the societies and political institutes of the non-Western world. These...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Education, Science and Truth

    By Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Edward Said and the Literary, Social, and Political World

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Edward Said is widely recognized for his work as a critic and theorist of Orientalism and the Palestine crisis, but far less attention has been devoted to his considerable body of literary and cultural criticism. In this edited collection, the contributors - many among the foremost Said scholars in...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Post-Soul Black Cinema

    Discontinuities, Innovations and Breakpoints, 1970-1995

    By William R. Grant

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    This work examines and analyzes how the cinematic image of African Americans became a fixed image with strict rules of depiction both written and unwritten. And, how those very limited and under-informed images would not and could not be challenged or transformed until the power relations in the...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Cyberpop

    Digital Lifestyles and Commodity Culture

    By Sidney Eve Matrix

    Series: Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture

    Cyberpop is an analysis of cyberculture and its popular cultural productions. The study begins with a Foucaultian model of cyberculture as a discursive formation, and explains how some key concepts (such as 'virtuality,' 'speed,' and 'Connectivity') operate as a conceptual architecture network...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Television and the Legal System

    By Barbara Villez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

    This book examines the American television legal series from its development as a genre in the 1940s to the present day. Villez demonstrates how the genre has been a rich source of legal information and understanding for Americans. These series have both informed and put myths in place about the...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Religion and Commodification

    'Merchandizing' Diasporic Hinduism

    By Vineeta Sinha

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

    Sustaining a Hindu universe at an everyday life level requires an extraordinary range of religious specialists and ritual paraphernalia. At the level of practice, devotional Hinduism is an embodied religion and grounded in a materiality, that makes the presence of specific physical objects (which...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Palestine and the Gulf States

    The Presence at the Table

    By Rosemarie Said Zahlan

    Series: Middle East Studies: History, Politics & Law

    This final book from Rosemarie Said Zahlan, renowned scholar of Middle East Politics and History, explores the relationships between Palestine and the Gulf since the 1930s. These relationships have ebbed and flowed, crisscrossed barriers and events, and taken on different forms. They...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Origins of Leftwing Cinema in China, 1932-37

    By Vivian Shen

    Series: East Asia: History, Politics, Sociology and Culture

    This book takes a cultural studies approach to analyze and account for the ways in which related to film, literature, cultural production, ideology, social change and modernity were in raised in the leftwing film movement of the 1930s....

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

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