Music, Media and Film Studies – May 2012

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Postcolonial cinema studies / edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Marguerite Waller. World music : a global journey / Terry E. Miller & Andrew Shahriari. Newspeak in the 21st century / David Edwards & David Cromwell. Net smart : how to thrive online / Howard Rheingold drawings by Anthony Weeks. The art of free cooperation / edited by Geert Lovink and Trebor Scholz.

Art and Archaeology – May 2012

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Primitive art / Franz Boas.  Contemporary Asian art / by Melissa Chiu, Benjamin Genocchio.  Il museo orientale di Venezia / Nino Barbantini.  Mongolian buddhist art : masterpieces from the museums of Mongolia (2 volumes) / D. Narantuya, Sh. Enkhtuya editors: Zara Fleming, J. Lkhagvademchig Shastri.  Treasured objects : Armenian life in the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago / Vazken Khatchig Davidian, Susan Paul Pattie, Gagik Stepan-Sarkissian, editors.  Chinese Antiquities from

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Literature – April 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 30, 2012|Literature|0 comments

Asian poets / editor Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman. The Algerian novel and colonial discourse : witnessing to a différend / Abdelkader Aoudjit. Postcolonial fiction and disability : exceptional children, metaphor and materiality / Clare Barker. Drifting house / Krys Lee. Happy birthday to me : a collection of contemporary Asian writing. Crosswinds : an anthology of Black dramatists in the diaspora / edited and with an introduction by William B.

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Linguistics – April 2012

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Meaning and relevance / Deirdre Wilson and Dan Sperber. Middle Arabic and mixed Arabic : diachrony and synchrony / edited by Liesbeth Zack and Arie Schippers.  Linguistic universals and language variation / edited by Peter Siemund. Language : the cultural tool / Daniel Everett.  [a.k.a “Cognitive fire” possibly US title] Minority languages in the linguistic landscape / ed. by Durk Gorter, Heiko F. Marten and Luk Van Mensel. Reciprocals and

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Anthropology and Sociology – April 2012

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Together : the rituals, pleasures and politics of co-operation / Richard Sennett. Differentiating development : beyond an anthropology of critique / edited by Soumhya Venkatesan and Thomas Yarrow. The state and the social : state formation in Botswana and its pre-colonial and colonial genealogies / Ørnulf Gulbrandsen. Ethnographic practice in the present / edited by Marit Melhuus [et al.]. Serendipity in anthropological research : the nomadic turn / by Haim

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Economics – April 2012

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Just transitions : explorations of sustainability in an unfair world / Mark Swilling, Eve Annecke. New pathways out of poverty / edited by Sam Daley-Harris, Anna Awimbo. Advocacy across borders : NGOs, anti-sweatshop activism and the global garment industry / Shae Garwood. The rice crisis : markets, policies and food security / ed. by David Dawe. Poor economics: a radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty / Abhijit

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Law – April 2012

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 30, 2012|Law|0 comments

The law of international responsibility / edited by James Crawford … [et al.]. Foundations of comparative law : methods and typologies / edited by William E. Butler, Oleksiy V. Kresin and Iuriy S. Shemshuchenko.  Public international law : contemporary principles and perspectives / G. Boas. The notion of progress in international law discourse / Thomas Skouteris. The development of the Chinese legal system : change and challenges / Guanghua Yu.

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Korea – April 2012

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Women and Confucianism in Chosŏn Korea : new perspectives / edited by Youngmin Kim and Michael J. Pettid. IT development in Korea : a broadband nirvana? / Kwang-Suk Lee. The quest for statehood : Korean immigrant nationalism and U.S. sovereignty, 1905-1945 / Richard S. Kim. Militants or partisans : labor unions and democratic politics in Korea and Taiwan / Yoonkyung Lee. Korean unification and the positions and roles of the

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Japan – April 2012

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The face of Jizō : image and cult in medieval Japanese Buddhism / Hank Glassman. Bonds of the dead : temples, burial, and the transformation of contemporary Japanese Buddhism / Mark Michael Rowe Japan’s shrinking regions in the 21st century / Peter Matanle and Anthony S. Rausch with the Shrinking Regions Research Group. Passionate friendship : the aesthetics of girls’ culture in Japan / Deborah Shamoon. The Okinawan diaspora in

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