Cultural Sociology Of The Middle East Asia And Africa

Pub Date : 2012-01-05 | Author : Andrea L. Stanton | Publisher : SAGE Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781452266626
ISBN 13 : 145226662X

In our age of globalization and multiculturalism, it has never been more important for Americans to understand and appreciate foreign cultures and how people live, love, and learn ..

Nine Lives

Pub Date : 2009-10-07 | Author : William Dalrymple | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781408803417
ISBN 13 : 1408803410

Three brothers from a remote village in the Himalayas are driven by poverty to become monks. One becomes a famous masked dancer; the second an accomplished player of the Tibetan te..

Sexual Diversity In Asia C 600 1950

Pub Date : 2012-07-26 | Author : Raquel A.G. Reyes | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136297212
ISBN 13 : 1136297219

Non-reproductive sex practices in Asia have historically been a source of fascination, prurient or otherwise, for Westerners, who being either Catholic or Protestant, were often st..

Strange Parallels

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Victor B. Lieberman | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780521823524
ISBN 13 : 0521823528

Blending fine-grained case studies with overarching theory, this book seeks to rethink 1,000 years of Eurasian history...

Extreme Poetry

Pub Date : 2010-04-02 | Author : Yigal Bronner | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231525299
ISBN 13 : 023152529X

Beginning in the sixth century C.E. and continuing for more than a thousand years, an extraordinary poetic practice was the trademark of a major literary movement in South Asia. Au..