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The Rock of Tanios

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ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106011680086
Pages : 296 pages
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Download The Rock of Tanios PDF Full Free by Amin Maalouf and published by . This book was released on 1994 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In the 19th Century, a sheik's son is forced to flee Lebanon because of a power struggle. He finds refuge in Cyprus and plots against his enemies with the aid of the French and the British. A tale of palace intrigues by the author of Leo Africanus.


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Unsettling Colonial Modernity in Islamicate Contexts

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ISBN 10 : 9781443893749
Pages : 328 pages
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Download Unsettling Colonial Modernity in Islamicate Contexts PDF Full Free by Kara Adbolmaleki and published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. This book was released on 2017-05-11 with total page 328 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: By focusing on colonial histories and legacies, this edited volume breaks new ground in studying modernity in Islamicate contexts. From a range of disciplinary perspectives, the authors probe ‘colonial modernity’ as a condition whose introduction into Islamicate contexts was facilitated historically by European encroachment into South Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa. They also analyze the various modes through which, in Europe itself, and in North America by extension, people from Islamicate contexts have been, and continue to be, otherized in the constitution and advancement of the project of modernity. The book further brings to light a multiplicity of social, political, cultural, and aesthetic modes of resistance aimed at subverting and unsettling colonial modernity in both Muslim-majority and diasporic contexts.


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Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World

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ISBN 10 : 9780803224650
Pages : 460 pages
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Download Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World PDF Full Free by Hafid Gafaiti and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 2009-07 with total page 460 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The dissolution of the French Empire and the ensuing rush of immigration have led to the formation of diasporas and immigrant cultures that have transformed French society and the immigrants themselves. Transnational Spaces and Identities in the Francophone World examines the impact of this postcolonial immigration on identity in France and in the Francophone world, which has encompassed parts of Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and the Americas. Immigrants bear cultural traditions within themselves, transform “host” communities, and are, in turn, transformed. These migrations necessarily complicate ideals of national literature, culture, and history, forcing a reexamination and a rearticulation of these ideals. Exploring a variety of texts informed by these transnational conceptions of identity and space, the contributors to this volume reveal the vitality of Francophone studies within a broad range of disciplines, periods, and settings. They remind us that the idea and reality of Francophonie is not a late twentieth-century phenomenon but something that grows out of long-term interactions between colonizer and colonized and between peoples of different nationalities, ethnicities, and religions. Truly interdisciplinary, this collection engages conceptions of identity with respect to their physical, geographic, ethnic, and imagined realities.


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The Literature of the Lebanese Diaspora

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ISBN 10 : 9780857736178
Pages : 288 pages
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Download The Literature of the Lebanese Diaspora PDF Full Free by Jumana Bayeh and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2014-10-23 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Lebanese civil war, which spanned the years of 1975 to 1990,caused the migration of hundreds of thousands of Lebanese citizens, many of whom are still writing of their experiences. Jumana Bayeh presents an important and major study of the literature of the Lebanese diaspora. Focusing on novels and writings produced in the aftermath of Lebanon's protracted civil war, Bayeh explores the complex relationships between place, displacement and belonging, and illuminates the ways in which these writings have shaped a global Lebanese identity. Combining history with sociology, Bayeh examines how the literature borne out of this expatriate community reflects a Lebanese diasporic imaginary that is sensitive to the entangled associations of place and identity. Paving the way for new approaches to understanding diasporic literature and identity, this book will be vital for researchers of migration studies and Middle Eastern literature, as well as those interested in the cultures, history and politics of the Middle East.


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Postcolonial Memoir in the Middle East

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ISBN 10 : 9780415509138
Pages : 258 pages
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Download Postcolonial Memoir in the Middle East PDF Full Free by Norbert Bugeja and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2012 with total page 258 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book reconsiders liminality in postcolonial thought by visiting Mashriqi writers of memoir, offering a unique intervention in the understanding of threshold states within postcolonial literary studies. Challenging received perceptions of the concept, Bugeja's incisive readings situate liminal space today as a fraught form of consciousness that mediates between conditions of historical contingency and the volatile memorializing present.


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The Ghosts of Martyrs Square

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ISBN 10 : 1439109451
Pages : 336 pages
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Download The Ghosts of Martyrs Square PDF Full Free by Michael Young and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2010-04-13 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: NOT SINCE THOMAS FRIEDMAN’SFROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM IN 1989 HAS A JOURNALIST OFFERED SUCH A POIGNANT AND PASSIONATE PORTRAIT OF LEBANON—A UNIQUELY PLURALIST ARAB COUNTRY STRUGGLING TO DEFEND ITS VIABILITY IN A TURBULENT AND TREACHEROUS MIDDLE EAST. Michael Young, who was taken to Lebanon at age seven by his Lebanese mother after the death of his American father and who has worked most of his career as a journalist there for American publications, brings to life a country in the crossfire of invasions, war, domestic division, incessant sectarian scheming, and often living in fear of its neighbors. Young knows or has known many of the players, politicians, writers, and religious leaders. A country riven by domestic tensions that have often resulted in assassinations, under the considerable sway of Hezbollah (in alliance with Iran and Syria), frequently set upon by Israel and Syria, nearly destroyed by civil war, Lebanon remains an exception among Arab countries because it is a place where liberal instincts and tolerance struggle to stay alive. An important and enduring symbol, Lebanon was once the outstanding example of an (almost) democratic society in an inhospitable, dangerous region—a laboratory both for modernity and violence, as a Lebanese intellectual who was later assassinated once put it. Young relates the growing tension between a domineering Syria and a Lebanese opposition in which charismatic leader and politician Rafiq al-Hariri was assassinated and the Independence Intifada—the Cedar Revolution—broke out. His searing account of his country’s confrontation with its domestic and regional demons is one of hope found and possibly lost. In this stunning narrative, Young tells us what might have been his country’s history, and what it may yet be.


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Place, Memory, and Healing

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ISBN 10 : 9781317575726
Pages : 200 pages
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Download Place, Memory, and Healing PDF Full Free by Ömür Harmanşah and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-12-05 with total page 200 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Place, Memory, and Healing: An Archaeology of Anatolian Rock Monuments investigates the complex and deep histories of places, how they served as sites of memory and belonging for local communities over the centuries, and how they were appropriated and monumentalized in the hands of the political elites. Focusing on Anatolian rock monuments carved into the living rock at watery landscapes during the Late Bronze and Early Iron Ages, this book develops an archaeology of place as a theory of cultural landscapes and as an engaged methodology of fieldwork in order to excavate the genealogies of places. Advocating that archaeology can contribute substantively to the study of places in many fields of research and engagement within the humanities and the social sciences, this book seeks to move beyond the oft-conceived notion of places as fixed and unchanging, and argues that places are always unfinished, emergent, and hybrid. Rock cut monuments of Anatolian antiquity are discussed in the historical and micro-regional context of their making at the time of the Hittite Empire and its aftermath, while the book also investigates how such rock-cut places, springs, and caves are associated with new forms of storytelling, holy figures, miracles, and healing in their post-antique life. Anybody wishing to understand places of cultural significance both archaeologically as well as through current theoretical lenses such as heritage studies, ethnography of landscapes, social memory, embodied and sensory experience of the world, post-colonialism, political ecology, cultural geography, sustainability, and globalization will find the case studies and research within this book a doorway to exploring places in new and rewarding ways.


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Syria - Lebanon

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Publisher : Hunter Publishing, Inc
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ISBN 10 : 3886181057
Pages : 254 pages
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Download Syria - Lebanon PDF Full Free by Wolfgang Gockel and published by Hunter Publishing, Inc. This book was released on 1998 with total page 254 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Hunter is proud to announce its new alliance with the producers of the Nelles Guides, a formidable series of great value guides covering destinations around the globe. Established in 1990, Nelles Guides sought to provide travelers with comprehensive destination coverage in a handy, take-along format. Today, the tradition continues.


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ISBN 10 : 1573560669
Pages : 744 pages
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Download World Historical Fiction PDF Full Free by Lynda G. Adamson and published by Greenwood Publishing Group. This book was released on 1999 with total page 744 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An annotated bibliography covering the best in historical fiction set all around the world


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ISBN 10 : 9783030722043
Pages : 710 pages
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Download Humanizing Business PDF Full Free by Michel Dion and published by Springer Nature. This book was released on 2022-05-30 with total page 710 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book is about humanizing business. In contrast to the mainstream modern management and leadership literature, this book provides distinctly humane perspectives on business. The volume travels outside the world of business to explore what Humanities – such as Philosophy, History, Literature, Creative Arts, and Cultural Studies – can offer to business. Renowned scholars from different Humanities disciplines, as well as management researchers exploring the heritage of Humanities, convey what it actually means to make business more humane. The book strives to humanize business. It aims to show that it is not people who have to suppress their human feelings, aspirations, and beliefs when they are at their workplaces, but it is business itself that needs to be redefined by the human norms of human beings. Companies should care about their employees and other stakeholders letting them be themselves, i.e. be human, at work and beyond. The book will be of interest to management scholars across various business disciplines. It can also be used as teaching material in the classroom with MBA students, especially in Business Ethics, Business and Society, Sustainability, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management and other management courses. The volume will also be of interest to scholars that work in different Humanities fields and whose interests span organizations, management, and business. Finally, many practitioners in the business world, especially those in managerial and leadership positions, will find the book both thought-provoking and useful for them as well. Chapter 37 is available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via link.springer.com.


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The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions

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ISBN 10 : 9780199349791
Pages : 777 pages
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Download The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions PDF Full Free by Waïl S. Hassan and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2017 with total page 777 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions is the most comprehensive treatment of the subject to date. In scope, the book encompasses the genesis of the Arabic novel in the second half of the nineteenth century and its development to the present in every Arabic-speaking country and in Arab immigrant destinations on six continents. Editor Waïl S. Hassan and his contributors describe a novelistic phenomenon which has pre-modern roots, stretching centuries back within the Arabic cultural tradition, and branching outward geographically and linguistically to every Arab country and to Arab writing in many languages around the world. The first of three innovative dimensions of this Handbook consists of examining the ways in which the Arabic novel emerged out of a syncretic merger between Arabic and European forms and techniques, rather than being a simple importation of the latter and rejection of the former, as early critics of the Arabic novel claimed. The second involves mapping the novel geographically as it took root in every Arab country, developing into often distinct though overlapping and interconnected local traditions. Finally, the Handbook concerns the multilingual character of the novel in the Arab world and by Arab immigrants and their descendants around the world, both in Arabic and in at least a dozen other languages. The Oxford Handbook of Arab Novelistic Traditions reflects the current status of research in the broad field of Arab novelistic traditions and signals toward new directions of inquiry.


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The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature

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ISBN 10 : 9780521887083
Pages : 321 pages
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Download The Cambridge Introduction to French Literature PDF Full Free by Brian Nelson and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2015-06-11 with total page 321 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An engaging, highly accessible and informative introduction to French literature from the Middle Ages to the present.


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Native Tongue, Stranger Talk

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ISBN 10 : 9780815652694
Pages : 382 pages
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Download Native Tongue, Stranger Talk PDF Full Free by Michelle Hartman and published by Syracuse University Press. This book was released on 2014-06-30 with total page 382 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Can a reality lived in Arabic be expressed in French? Can a French-language literary work speak Arabic? In Native Tongue, Stranger Talk Hartman shows how Lebanese women authors use spoken Arabic to disrupt literary French, with sometimes surprising results. Challenging the common claim that these writers express a Francophile or "colonized" consciousness, this book demonstrates how Lebanese women writers actively question the political and cultural meaning of writing in French in Lebanon. Hartman argues that their innovative language inscribes messages about society into their novels by disrupting class-status hierarchies, narrow ethno-religious identities, and rigid gender roles. Because the languages of these texts reflect the crucial issues of their times, Native Tongue, Stranger Talk guides the reader through three key periods of Lebanese history: the French Mandate and Early Independence, the Civil War, and the postwar period. Three novels are discussed in each time period, exposing the contours of how the authors "write Arabic in French" to invent new literary languages.


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The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture

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ISBN 10 : 052179465X
Pages : 380 pages
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Download The Cambridge Companion to Modern French Culture PDF Full Free by Nicholas Hewitt and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2003-09-11 with total page 380 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: France entered the twentieth century as a powerful European and colonial nation. In the course of the century, her role changed dramatically: in the first fifty years two World Wars and economic decline removed its status as a world power, whilst the immediate post-war era was marked by wars of independence in its colonies. Yet at the same time, in the second half of the century, France entered a period of unprecedented growth and social transformation. Throughout the century and into the new millennium France retained its former international reputation as a centre for cultural excellence and innovation and its culture, together with that of the Francophone world, reflected the increased richness and diversity of the period. This Companion explores this vibrant culture, and includes chapters on history, language, literature, thought, theatre, architecture, visual culture, film and music, and discuss the contributions of popular culture, Francophone culture, minorities and women.


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The Lebanese Post-Civil War Novel

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ISBN 10 : 9781137555175
Pages : 263 pages
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Download The Lebanese Post-Civil War Novel PDF Full Free by Felix Lang and published by Springer. This book was released on 2016-01-28 with total page 263 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After the Lebanese Civil War, many Lebanese novelists committed themselves to building a "memory for the future." What resulted was a vital contribution to the legacy of contemporary Arabic literature. Through interviews, literary analysis, and the lens of trauma studies, Lang sheds light on what it means to remember through post-war literature.


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The Travel Book

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ISBN 10 : 9781786573988
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Download The Travel Book PDF Full Free by Lonely Planet and published by Lonely Planet. This book was released on 2016-10-01 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 850 images. 230 countries. One complete picture. This third edition of Lonely Planet's bestselling reference guide features every country in the world and is now available in paperback- and will continue to delight, inspire and inform travellers of all ages.


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The Smartest Book in the World

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ISBN 10 : 9781476747040
Pages : 320 pages
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Download The Smartest Book in the World PDF Full Free by Greg Proops and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2015-05-05 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Best known for starring on the hit improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, the internationally renowned comedian and award-winning podcast star of "The Smartest Man in the World" gives readers everything they need to know to always be the smartest person in the room.


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