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Download African Footballers in Sweden: Race, Immigration, and by Carl-Gustaf Scott PDF

By Carl-Gustaf Scott

This publication employs men's soccer as a lens in which to enquire questions when it comes to immigration, racism, integration and nationwide identification in present-day Sweden. particularly, this examine explores if expert soccer serves as a winning version of multiracialism/multiculturalism for the remainder of Swedish society to emulate.

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Download The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic by Jeffrey H. Tigay PDF

By Jeffrey H. Tigay

He Epic of Gilgamesh is among the world's oldest identified epics-it predates Homer via a number of centuries and is famous as seminal to the cultural historical past of the traditional close to East. Interpretation and decipherment of the tale of Gilgamesh--fragmentary and contradictory as its numerous variations are--has been a enormous scholarly activity, spanning greater than a century...until Jeffrey Tigay teased out the epic's evolution. during this quantity, Tigay lines the improvement of the composition of The Gilgamesh Epic over approximately millennia and during the different languages during which it's been transmitted. the result's a research either finished in breadth and ambitious in method. the writer breaks from his scholarly predecessors in counting on documented textual proof instead of on serious research and hypotheses. The big contribution represented by means of this research has been stated considering that its first e-book in 1982. This reprint version once more makes Tigay's groundbreaking paintings on hand to humanists, historians of literature and faith, biblical and classical students, anthropologists, and folklorists. distinct beneficial properties * goals to teach how The Gilgamesh Epic built from its earliest to its most up-to-date shape * Systematic, step by step monitoring of the stylistic, thematic, structural, and theological alterations within the Gilgamesh Epic * Relation of alterations to elements (geographical, political, non secular, literary) that could have caused them * makes an attempt to spot the assets (biographical, ancient, literary, folkloric) of the epic's issues, and to signify what could have been meant by means of use of those topics * vast bibliography * Indices additionally available:The Epic of Gilgamesh: A delusion Revisited - ISBN 0865165270The Epic of Gilgamesh - ISBN 0865163529For over 30 years Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers has produced the very best quality Latin and historical Greek books. From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles support readers find out about historical Rome and Greece; the Latin and historical Greek languages are alive and good with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia and Kaegi's Greek Grammar. We additionally characteristic a line of up to date japanese ecu and WWII books. many of the parts we post in comprise: decisions From The Aeneid Latin Grammar & Pronunciation Greek Grammar & Pronunciation Texts assisting Wheelock's Latin Classical writer workbooks: Vergil, Ovid, Horace, Catullus, Cicero Vocabulary playing cards For AP choices: Vergil, Ovid, Catullus, Horace Greek Mythology Greek Lexicon Slovak tradition And heritage

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Download Economic Transition in the Middle East: Global Challenges & by Heba Handoussa PDF

By Heba Handoussa

Is there a brand new improvement paradigm? This quantity brings jointly a couple of experiences at the significant problems with adjustment as they follow to nations of the center East and North Africa (MENA). The authors draw on monetary, political and institutional thought which will appraise and evaluate the advance versions, determine the determinants of sustained development, follow the recent improvement strategies to the case of MENA international locations, and recommend practicable suggestions to minimize the political and social constraints to reform. 4 units of matters are vividly highlighted during the e-book: the problem of integration into the worldwide economic climate and the rate with which international exchange might be liberalized; the difficulty of divestiture and the advantages of following numerous privatization thoughts; the difficulty of kingdom intervention within the context of liberalization and personal area orientation; and the difficulty of democratization and the political economic system of reform. individuals: Fikret Adaman, Nazih Ayubi, Driss Ben Ali, Amar Bhattacharya, Ha-Joon Chang, Byron Gangnes, Giacomo Luciani, Seiji Naya, Jeffrey B. Nugent, John M. web page, Jr., Raed Safadi, Mona acknowledged, Khaled Sakr, Murat Sertel.

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Download Traditional Religion and Guerrilla Warfare in Modern Africa by Stephen L. Weigert PDF

By Stephen L. Weigert

This learn examines a political-military culture in sub-Saharan Africa which has survived colonialism in addition to the chilly struggle. 5 glossy insurgencies are evaluated: Madagascar 1947, Kenya (Mau Mau) 1952-63, Cameroon (UPC) 1955-70, Congo/Zaire (Kwilu) 1964-68, and Mozambique (RENAMO) 1977-92. those case-studies exhibit a power hyperlink among conventional African faith and modern nationalist pursuits whose political in addition to army importance has frquently been underestimated and infrequently misunderstood.

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Download Economic Diversification and Growth in Africa: Critical by Omotunde E. G. Johnson PDF

By Omotunde E. G. Johnson

This booklet provides a coherent framework for assessing monetary coverage making in constructing international locations, with certain connection with these in Africa. The chapters concentrate on coverage making matters in 3 serious components which are of significant significance within the African context: ability construction for family source mobilization; nearby integration in Africa and intra-regional alternate; and export diversification of person African nations. even though making use of financial idea in addition to utilizing case reviews and empirical proof from the economics literature, the e-book is written in a fashion that makes the middle rules available even to readers with out complicated wisdom of the technical economics involved.
Economic Diversification and progress in Africa is a well timed learn which demonstrates how constructing international locations in Africa can enhance their coverage making techniques to diversify their economies and speed up monetary development.

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Download South African Governance in Review: Anti-Corruption, Local by Paula Jackson, James Muzondidya, Vinothan Naidoo, Mcebisi PDF

By Paula Jackson, James Muzondidya, Vinothan Naidoo, Mcebisi Ndletyana, Mpilo Pearl Sithole

This survey encapsulates papers ready via the Democracy and Governance examine application of the Human Sciences study Council on a variety of serious governance matters dealing with the postapartheid nation because the country attempts to deepen democracy and to bring uncomplicated companies to the citizens. in response to examine performed as a part of the government’s 15-year assessment of governance and management, the papers concentrate on 3 concerns: public area anticorruption, neighborhood executive restructuring and skill, and the function of conventional management in postapartheid governance.

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Download An Introduction to the Literature of Equatorial Guinea: by Marvin A. Lewis PDF

By Marvin A. Lewis

Spain’s basically former colony in sub-Saharan Africa, Equatorial Guinea is domestic to a literature of transition—songs of freedom within which authors contemplate their identification in the context of modern colonialism and dictatorship.

            An creation to the Literature of Equatorial Guinea is the 1st book-length serious learn of this literature, a multigenre research encompassing fifty years of poetry, drama, essays, and prose fiction. either resident and exiled authors provide insights into the impression of colonialism and dictatorship lower than Spanish rule and view the end result of “independence” less than the regimes of Francisco Macías Nguema and Teodoro Obiang Nguema. interpreting those works from the point of view of postcolonial conception, Marvin A. Lewis exhibits how writings from Equatorial Guinea depict the conflict of conventional and eu cultures and mirror a dictatorship that produced poverty, distress, and oppression. He assesses with specific care the influence of the Macías reafricanization method and its manifestations in literature.

In displaying how the perspectives of the kingdom correspond and diverge in works of writers resembling Maria Nsue Angue, Donato Ndongo-Bidyogo, and Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel, Lewis brings to gentle artists who articulate their issues in Spanish yet are African of their souls. In studying the works of either popular and rising writers, he marks the subjects that give a contribution to the formation of nationwide identification: Hispanic history, the parable of Bantu cohesion, “bonding in adversity” in the course of the Nguema regime, and the Equatoguinean diaspora.

            Lewis presents an obtainable creation to the paintings of vital writers in a brand new sector of literary research and comprises the main exhaustive and up to date bibliography on hand at the topic. His is a groundbreaking paintings that broadens our knowing of African literature and may be the bedrock for destiny stories of this Hispanic nook of Africa.

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