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In Which Direction is Musi...

This book offers a range of trajectories of academic thought and musical practice in Turkey. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach, with chapters exploring the question posed by its title from the perspectives of ethnomusicology, historical musicology, neurology, psychology, social science, gender studies, acoustics, and linguisti...
£41.99

ICT and Food Security in A...

This volume provides apt and timely insights into how a globalizing African society could use the array of opportunities that various applications of ICT offer to supply much-needed food sustainability for the people of Africa. Looking at the entire agricultural value chain, the book presents a viable empirical framework for engagi...
£58.99

The Israeli Defence Forces...

Of all the Biblical heroes, the character of King David is perhaps the most paradoxical and also the most difficult to grasp. He is the Biblical Man for all seasons: a warrior, a lover, a poet, a killer and a restorer. This elaborate and fascinating archetypal hero influenced and inspired the representation of the Israeli soldier i...
£61.99

The Orient in Music - Musi...

“OM”, a fundamental meditation sound present in the cultures of Buddhism, is a syllable full of philosophical and transcendental meanings. The category of the Orient, as contrasted, antithetical and complementary to the Occident (West) and its culture, appears to be one of the most interesting and long-lasting issues discussed in t...
£61.99

Collaborative and Distribu...

This volume represents the second proceedings of the Royal Musical Association’s (RMA) Music and/as Process Study Group. It is not surprising that a large number of the contributors to the Music and/as Process Study Group are active practitioners in the performance and composition of contemporary music. The collaborations documente...
£61.99

From Islamic Revivalism to...

This book presents an ethnographic study of the Jamā‘ah Tablīgh in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Banda Aceh, Indonesia. It explores the nature of organised religious practice within this Islamic missionary group, and illustrates the situation of faith amongst the members, which is coloured by Sufist elements. A central focus of the s...
£47.99

No Islam but Islam

This book weaves its way into the fabric of Islam torn into shreds by the birth of many sects. The great twins, Shia and Sunni Islam; Ismaeli Islam; Ahmadiyya Islam; Wahhabi Islam; and Taliban Islam, to name a just few, dab the fabric of Islam in patches of color to define each sect, with the color of blood the largest patch. This ...
£47.99

Islam-Oriented Parties’ Id...

The twentieth century saw the rapid rise of groups of Muslims who use Islam as an ideological weapon for their political ends. This is commonly referred to in scholarly and media writings as Islamism, and its proponents are designated as ‘Islamists’, not Muslims, in order to stress that they are attributing an ideological dimension...
£47.99

Folk Music, Traditional Mu...

Folk Music, Traditional Music, Ethnomusicology: Canadian Perspectives, Past and Present features the proceedings of the Fiftieth Annual Conference of the Canadian Society for Traditional Music / La Société Canadienne pour les Traditions Musicales (formerly the Canadian Folk Music Society / La Société canadienne de musique folkloriq...
£34.99

Public Interests in Intern...

Are conflicts between the ‘old capitalists’ and ‘new money’ manifest in today’s economy? Are investment treaties, which have traditionally been used to protect capital exporting states, now beginning to cause unwelcome side effects for them?International investment law has long been held as an economic and political instrument in t...
£64.99

Erasing Invisibility, Ineq...

This volume engages the reader in understanding past and contemporary critical issues in African scholarship, both in the diaspora and on the continent, that have been marginalized, unexamined, and under-researched, and proposes ways to make them visible. The book is timely as it imagines and reimagines scholarship on Africans in t...
£64.99

The Multi(Inter)cultural S...

EU schools are today welcoming more and more pupils from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds, becoming increasingly culturally composite. However, language problems and cultural misunderstandings have the potential to arise from diversity and different cultural and origin affiliations. Some problematic areas concerning both l...
£61.99
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