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By Mira Kamdar
A focused and accessible introduction to modern India by award-winning author Mira Kamdar,India in the 21st Century addresses the history, political and social structures, economic and financial system, and geopolitical landscape of a country set to play a critical role in how the world evolves in the coming decades.
By Shadi Hamid
Islamic Exceptionalism is a vital contribution to our understanding of Islam's past and present, and its out sized role in modern politics. We don't have to like it, but we have to understand it - because Islam, as a religion and as an idea, will continue to be a force...
This deeply informed and accessible book traces the history of Colombia thematically over the past two centuries. Michael J. LaRosa and German R. Mejia move beyond the common perception of a failed state to explore the rich heritage and dynamism that have characterized Colombia past and present.
With interdisciplinary coverage of a wide range of core topics - including social inequality, national identity, religion, sport and education - accompanied by comprehensive pedagogical features to encourage engagement, McCrone's introduction provides students with an exciting new textbook on Scottish society
Ukraine is embroiled in a bloody civil war. Both sides stand accused of collaborating with racists, of committing war crimes, of serving foreign interests. This proxy-war between Russia and the West was accompanied by a fierce information war. This book separates fact from fiction with extensive and reliable documentation.
This thoroughly revised and updated edition provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary Germany, one of the world's leading economic and political powers. Tracing the country's transformation since World War II, the authors provide an in-depth guide to Germany's institutions, actors, and challenges.
Challenges the widely-held idea that Africans are powerless in the creation of self-image. It explores the ways in which image creation is a process of negotiation entered into by a wide range of actors within and beyond the continent. -- .
By Mira Kamdar
A focused and accessible introduction to modern India by award-winning author Mira Kamdar, India in the 21st Century addresses the history, political and social structures, economic and financial system, and geopolitical landscape of a country set to play a critical role in how the world evolves in the coming decades.