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The Examined Life--Chinese Perspectives
The Examined Life--Chinese Perspectives (May 2011)
Essays on Chinese Ethical Traditions
Xinyan Jiang - Edited and with an introduction by
Robert Cummings Neville - Foreword by

A collection of essays on Chinese ethical traditions, including Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist ethics.

This anthology is a collection of essays on Chinese ethical traditions, including Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhist ethics. Most of the contributors are philosophers who are trained in both Chinese and Western Philosophy. The anthology intends to provide readers with some new perspectives, especially comparative...(Read More)
 
 
West-East Divan
West-East Divan (December 2010)
The Poems, with "Notes and Essays": Goethe's Intercultural Dialogues
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Author
Martin Bidney - Translated with introduction and commentary
Peter Anton von Arnim - Translator

Translations of Goethe’s poems about Arabia and Persia and his essays on Islamic culture.

In West-East Divan (1819), Germany’s greatest poet J. W. von Goethe offered a work of lasting appeal. Stimulated by the Divan (“Collection”) by medieval pub poet Hafiz, Goethe blends his own identity with that of the Persian Sufi master who sang the delights of wine a...(Read More)
 
 
Multicultural Geographies
Multicultural Geographies (September 2010)
The Changing Racial/Ethnic Patterns of the United States
John W. Frazier - Editor
Florence M. Margai - Editor

Geographical perspectives on the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States.

In an approach that differs from other publications on U.S. multiculturalism, Multicultural Geographies examines the changing patterns of race and ethnicity in the United States from geographical perspectives. It reflects the significant contributions made by geographers in recent years to our ...(Read More)
 
 
Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America
Race, Ethnicity, and Place in a Changing America (September 2010)
John W. Frazier - Editor
Eugene L. Tettey-Fio - Editor

A comprehensive assessment of how race and ethnicity affect the places we live, work, and visit.

“This timely volume is a storehouse of knowledge that brings together a wide selection of scholars in a rigorous and comprehensive assessment of race, ethnicity, and place. The primacy of place in ethnic and racial discourse is resurrected in this volume.” — Professor Joseph Oppong, University of Nor...(Read More)
 
 
The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century
The African Diaspora in the United States and Canada at the Dawn of the 21st Century (September 2010)
John W. Frazier - Editor
Joe T. Darden - Editor
Norah F. Henry - Editor

Offers important new perspectives on the African diaspora in North America.

Drawing on the work of social scientists from geographic, historical, sociological, and political science perspectives, this volume offers new perspectives on the African diaspora in the United States and Canada. It has been approximately four centuries since the first Africans set foot in North America, and although it is impossible for ...(Read More)
 
 
Contending Nationalisms of Oromia and Ethiopia
Contending Nationalisms of Oromia and Ethiopia (January 2010)
Struggling for Statehood, Sovereignty, and Multinational Democracy
Asafa Jalata - Author

Applies the concept of oppressor and oppressed nationalisms to explore the historical forces and social processes that have shaped modern Ethiopia.

This book demonstrates how oppressor Ethiopian nationalism rationalizes and justifies the hierarchical organization of various peoples or ethnonations and how oppressed Oromo nationalism provides an ideology or a vision and a program for seeking self-determination an...(Read More)
 
 
East-West Poetry
East-West Poetry (January 2009)
A Western Poet Responds to Islamic Tradition in Sonnets, Hymns, and Songs
Martin Bidney - Author

Poetry that responds to the Qur’an and to the tradition it created.

Written for the general reader and the specialist, Muslim and non-Muslim, East-West Poetry responds to the Qur’an, scriptural heart of Islam, and to the tradition it created. An introduction relates the Qur’an to Hebrew and Christian biblical writing and to Rumi, who illumined the Qur’an with Sufi mystic wisdom; an...(Read More)
 
 
Exploratory Musicism
Exploratory Musicism (January 2009)
Ideas for Spontaneous Composition
Karlton E. Hester - Author

Explores music as an element of life ritual directed towards continual physical, subjective, and psychic motion towards self-realization and transcendence.

Music is not a separate practice in most ancient world cultures; but, rather, it is a part of an interdisciplinary collection of artistic modes of expression that include various aural, kinetic, and visual components. Karlton E. Hester is a c...(Read More)
 
 
Justice and Law
Justice and Law (January 2009)
Steven Scalet - Editor

A collection of essays on contemporary issues in justice and law.

This book is a collection of four essays drawn from the Pell Honors Program held at Binghamton University, the State University of New York. Each essay addresses contemporary issues in justice and law. The essays originated as Honors papers through the Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Law (PPL) within Binghamton University’s Harpur Colle...(Read More)
 
 
Un-Forgetting
Un-Forgetting (January 2009)
Re-Calling Time Lost
Stephen David Ross - Author

Re-calling time lost.

To un-forget is to return from forgetting, to re-member nothing as if it were anything, to interpret oblivion with exposition, to re-call the sound of silence and unearth the depth of loss.

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