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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Taliban

  • 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.

The Park and the People

  • Filename: the-park-and-the-people.
  • ISBN: 0801497515
  • Release Date: 1992
  • Number of pages: 623
  • Author: Roy Rosenzweig
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press



Delineate the politicians, business people, artists, immigrant laborers, and city dwellers who are the key players in the tale. In tracing the park's history, the writers also give us the history of New York. They explain how squabbles over politics, taxes, and real estate development shaped the park and describe the acrimonious debates over what a public park should look like, what facilities it should offer, and how it should accommodate the often incompatible.

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

Infections of the Central Nervous System

  • Filename: infections-of-the-central-nervous-system.
  • ISBN: 0781743273
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 939
  • Author: W. Michael Scheld
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



The "gold standard" clinical reference on central nervous system infections is now in its thoroughly revised, updated Third Edition. More than 70 leading experts provide comprehensive, current information on all infections—both neural-specific and systemic—that involve the central nervous system. This edition includes new information on botulinum toxin as a biological weapon and a therapeutic agent, neurologic effects of viruses causing hemorrhagic fevers, and infections that have recently become more prevalent or been found in new geographic locations. The updated coverage of therapeutics includes AIDS/HIV medications and other antiviral drugs, new antifungal medications, and vaccinations against Lyme disease and bacterial meningitis.

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