One of the most famous quotations in the history of Russian literature is Fedor Dostoevskii's alleged assertion that 'We have all come out from underneath Gogol's Overcoat'. Even if Dostoevskii never said this, there is a great deal of truth in the comment. Gogol certainly was a profound influence on his work, as were many others. Part of this book's ...
Despite the high-flown rhetoric of civil society, it cannot be denied that discrimination is still with us, it has merely gone "underground". This text exposes a polity that defines discrimination correctly but then refuses to see it where it occurs.
This study explores the emergence and development of physical anthropology in the modern Greek state from the viewpoint of the proclaimed intention of its representatives to influence societal developments. This study is the first to subject racial and eugenic discourses in Greece to research.
This volume offers a series of case studies and "lessons learned" on the challenges faced by military forces in the protection of cultural property during armed conflict, ranging from training and awareness programs to all aspects of military operations.
Transgender studies is the latest area of academic inquiry to grow out of the exciting nexus of queer theory, feminist studies, and the history of sexuality. Because transpeople challenge our most fundamental assumptions about the relationship between bodies, desire, and identity, the field is both fascinating and contentious. The Transgender Studies Reader puts between two covers fifty influential texts with ...
A collection of interior floral design ideas to inspire the imagination and bring a breath of life and color to any space. A wonderful collection that beautifully illustrates the art of enhancing any interior space using floral design, full of ideas and inspiration from leading designers in this field.
Do you REALLY know what is in the products that you are buying? This user-friendly guide tells you at a glance which additives are hazardous, which are best avoided and which are safe, making it easier to shop for your family, helping you to choose which products to put in your basket and which to leave on the shelf.
The natural citadel of Qasr Ibrim in Northern Nubia occupied for thousands of years a strategic position between Egypt and the Middle Nile region, the present-day Sudan. The rich archaeological and textual finds from the site document its history from the rule of the 'Black Pharaohs' of Egypt's 25th dynasty onwards until the Ottoman period. Briefly occupied by the Romans ...