Category: Regional Studies

Political Islam in West Africa : State-Society Relations Transformed

Political Islam in West Africa

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Long before the September 11 attacks galvanized Western attention on…
The Ecuador Reader : History, Culture, Politics

The Ecuador Reader

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Encompassing Amazonian rainforests, Andean peaks, coastal lowlands, and the Galapagos…
Popular Religion in Southeast Asia

Popular Religion in Southeast Asia

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In this overview of popular religion in Southeast Asia, Robert…
Speaking with Vampires : Rumor and History in Colonial Africa

Speaking with Vampires

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During the colonial period, Africans told each other terrifying rumors…
A Revolution Undone : Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt

A Revolution Undone

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Amid the turbulence of the 2011 Arab uprisings, the revolutionary…
The New Turkey and Its Discontents

The New Turkey and Its Discontents

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Today's Turkey little resembles that of recent decades. Newfound economic…
Gang of One : Memoirs of a Red Guard

Gang of One

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In 1966 twelve-year-old Fan Shen, a newly minted Red Guard,…
The Public Servant's Guide to Government in Canada

The Public Servant's Guide to Government in Canada

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The Public Servant's Guide to Government in Canada is a…
Antarctica : An Intimate Portrait of the World's Most Mysterious Continent

Antarctica

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There have been many books about Antarctica in the past,…
Ocean of Reasoning : A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna's Mulamadhyamakakarika

Ocean of Reasoning

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Tsong khapa (14th century) is arguably the most important and…
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