Views from the Edge
Essays in Honor of Richard W. Bulliet
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|Format:||Hardback, 400 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 03 November 2004|
Topics in methodology and narrative strategies form the focus of several articles in the medieval period, including the use of biblical metaphors and the portraiture of a courtesan to competing paradigms of legitimacy in the mid-eighth century. European encounters with Islam in the seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries and the contemporary practice of horsemanship pertain to the early modern period, while reactions to the Balfour Declaration, Islamism in the early twentieth century, the Middle East in crime fiction, and the use of the pre-Islamic past as nationalist propaganda are among the themes dealing with recent history.
[ Views from the Edge] contains a variety of fascinating pieces. Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory Vol. 14, 2006
|Publisher: ||Columbia University Press|
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 16.0 x 2.0 centimeters (0.66 kg)|