Biographical Dictionary of Women s Movements and Feminisms in Central Eastern and South Eastern Europe

  • Filename: biographical-dictionary-of-women-s-movements-and-feminisms-in-central-eastern-and-south-eastern-europe.
  • ISBN: 9637326391
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 678
  • Author: Francisca de Haan
  • Publisher: Central European University Press

Annotation Contains 150 biogrpahical portraits of women and men who were active in, or part of, the women's movement and feminisms in 22 countries in Central, Eastern and South Eastern Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries.

The Europeanization of Central and Eastern Europe

  • Filename: the-europeanization-of-central-and-eastern-europe.
  • ISBN: 080148961X
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Frank Schimmelfennig
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press

This book demonstrates the importance of the credibility and the costs of accession conditionality for the adoption of EU rules in Central and Eastern Europe.

Central Africans Atlantic Creoles and the Foundation of the Americas 1585 1660

  • Filename: central-africans-atlantic-creoles-and-the-foundation-of-the-americas-1585-1660.
  • ISBN: 9780521770651
  • Release Date: 2007-09-10
  • Number of pages: 370
  • Author: Linda M. Heywood
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book establishes Central Africa as the origin of most Africans brought to English and Dutch American colonies in North America, the Caribbean, and South America before 1660. It reveals that Central Africans were frequently possessors of an Atlantic Creole culture and places the movement of slaves and creation of the colonies within an Atlantic historical framework.

The New Central Asia

  • Filename: the-new-central-asia.
  • ISBN: 184511552X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 222
  • Author: Olivier Roy
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris

During the anti-Gorbachev coup in August 1991, most communist leaders from Soviet Central Asia backed theplotters. Within weeks of the coup?s collapse, these very same leaders - now transformed into ardent nationalists - proclaimed the independence of their nations, designed new flags, invented new slogans and discovered a new patriotism. How were these new nations built, without any traditional nationalist reference points? According to Olivier Roy, Soviet practice had always been to build on local institutions and promote local elites. Thus Soviet administration - as opposed to Soviet policy making - was always surprisingly decentralized.With home-grown political leaders and administrative institutions, national identities in Central Asia emergedalmost by stealth. Roy?s compelling analysis of the new Central Asian states - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan,Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kirghizstan and Azerbaijan - makes an invaluable contribution to our understanding of the geopolitics of Central Asia.

Infections of the Central Nervous System

  • Filename: infections-of-the-central-nervous-system.
  • ISBN: 9781451173727
  • Release Date: 2014
  • Number of pages: 907
  • Author: Michael W. Scheld
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

"This clinical reference on central nervous system infections is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Fourth edition. Over 70 leading experts provide comprehensive, current information on all infections--both neural-specific and systemic--that involve the central nervous system. Areas with significant new clinical information include treatment of tuberculosis, non-tubercular mycobacterial infections, brain abscess, and Lyme disease"--Provided by publisher.

The Geology of Central Europe Mesozioc and cenozoic

  • Filename: the-geology-of-central-europe-mesozioc-and-cenozoic.
  • ISBN: 186239265X
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 1500
  • Author: Tom McCann
  • Publisher: Geological Society of London

Volume 2 provides an overview of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic evolution of Central Europe. This period commenced with the destruction of Pangaea and ended with the formation of the Alps and Carpathians and the subsequent Ice Ages. Separate summary chapters on the Permian to Cretaceous tectonics and the Alpine evolution are also included. The final chapter provides an overview of the fossils fuels, ore and industrial minerals in the region.


  • Filename: taliban.
  • ISBN: 1860648304
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages: 276
  • Author: Ahmed Rashid
  • Publisher: I.B.Tauris

First published in 2000. Updated after September 11th 2001.

Islamic Central Asia

  • Filename: islamic-central-asia.
  • ISBN: 9780253353856
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 318
  • Author: Scott Cameron Levi
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press

An anthology of primary documents for the study of Central Asian history. It illustrates important aspects of the social, political, and economic history of Islamic Central Asia. It covers the period from the 7th-century Arab conquests to the 19th-century Russian colonial era and provides insights into the history and significance of the region.

Central Problems in Social Theory

  • Filename: central-problems-in-social-theory.
  • ISBN: 0520039750
  • Release Date: 1979
  • Number of pages: 294
  • Author: Anthony Giddens
  • Publisher: Univ of California Press

quot;One of the most creative among the younger generation of critical social theorists, Giddens stands alone in his concern for the classical tradition on sociology; but he also makes brilliant use of the latest philosophical and theoretical work of several contemporary schools and disciplines. A very important book for all of social science."Jeffrey C. Alexander

Roman Villas in Central Italy

  • Filename: roman-villas-in-central-italy.
  • ISBN: 9789004160378
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 823
  • Author: Annalisa Marzano
  • Publisher: BRILL

Drawing on documentary sources and archaeological evidence this book offers a socio-economic history of elite villas in Roman Central Italy and brings a new perspective to the debate on the slave-based villa system and the crisis of Italian villas in the imperial period.

A Field Guide to the Mammals of Central America and Southeast Mexico

  • Filename: a-field-guide-to-the-mammals-of-central-america-and-southeast-mexico.
  • ISBN: 0195064011
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 334
  • Author: Fiona Reid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first comprehensive field guide to the mammals of Central America, one of the most diverse and species-rich regions in the world. Generously illustrated with 48 full-color plates and many drawings, the book is designed for use both by amateur naturalists and professional biologists. The guide provides accounts for all mammals native to the land and surrounding waters of Central America and southeast Mexico. Detailed accounts include complete descriptions, measurements, range maps, and comparisons with similar species. The entire distribution, habitat, endangered status, and behaviors are also described, with sources of scientific references. For travelers to the region, a guide to the major parks and preserves is provided, with lists of the animals likely to found in each.

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