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The Subject(s) of Human Rights : Crises, Violations, and Asian/American Critique

The Subject(s) of Human Rights : Crises, Violations, and Asian/American Critique

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Abstract: Human rights violations have always been part of Asian American studies. From Chinese immigration restrictions, the incarceration of Japanese Americans, yellow peril characterizations, and recent acts of deportation and Islamophobia, Asian Americans ha...

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The Black Border and Fugitive Narration in Black American Literature

The Black Border and Fugitive Narration in Black American Literature

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Abstract: American Frictions presents cutting-edge research in the field of American cultural studies. The series explores manifold complexities and frictions in the Americas, building on existing scholarship and propelling it in new directions. It challenges na...

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Animal Welfare in Australia : Politics and Policy

Animal Welfare in Australia : Politics and Policy

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Abstract: The issue of animal welfare has attracted attention in Australia in recent decades. Activists and welfare organisations have become increasingly vigorous in promoting a new ethical relationship between humans and animals, and in challenging practices t...

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Curious Encounters : Voyaging, Collecting, and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century

Curious Encounters : Voyaging, Collecting, and Making Knowledge in the Long Eighteenth Century

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Abstract: With contributions from historians, literary critics, and geographers, Curious Encounters uncovers a rich history of global voyaging, collecting, and scientific exploration in the long eighteenth century. Leaving behind grand narratives of discovery, t...

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Tracing the Jerusalem Code : Volume 1: The Holy City Christian Cultures in Medieval Scandinavia (ca. 1100–1536)

Tracing the Jerusalem Code : Volume 1: The Holy City Christian Cultures in Medieval Scandinavia (ca. 1100–1536)

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Abstract: With the aim to write the history of Christianity in Scandinavia with Jerusalem as a lens, this book investigates the image – or rather the imagination – of Jerusalem in the religious, political, and artistic cultures of Scandinavia through most of the...

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Passage of Change : Law, Society and Governance in the Pacific

Passage of Change : Law, Society and Governance in the Pacific

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Abstract: Numerous issues face Pacific states trying to find their way in the early 21st century. Countries are striving to secure the benefits of modernisation. Governance, law and order are needed to reach such a goal, but development cannot be at the price of...

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Oceanic Encounters : Exchange, Desire, Violence

Oceanic Encounters : Exchange, Desire, Violence

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Abstract: This volume, the result of ongoing collaborations between Australian and French anthropologists, historians and linguists, explores encounters between Pacific peoples and foreigners during the longue durée of European exploration, colonisation and sett...

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Endangered Languages and Languages in Danger : Issues of Documentation, Policy, and Language Rights

Endangered Languages and Languages in Danger : Issues of Documentation, Policy, and Language Rights

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Abstract: This peer-reviewed collection brings together the latest research on language endangerment and language rights. It creates a vibrant, interdisciplinary platform for the discussion of the most pertinent and urgent topics central to vitality and equality...

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Building Europe : A History of European Unification

Building Europe : A History of European Unification

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Abstract: Wilfried Loth erzählt die Entstehung und Entwicklung der Europäischen Union auf der Grundlage interner Quellen, von der Lancierung des Europarats und des Schuman-Plans bis zur Euro-Krise und zur umkämpften Wahl von Jean-Claude Juncker zum Präsidenten d...

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Protected Area Governance and Management

Protected Area Governance and Management

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Abstract: Protected Area Governance and Management presents a compendium of original text, case studies and examples from across the world, by drawing on the literature, and on the knowledge and experience of those involved in protected areas. The book synthesis...

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