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Product Description: This interdisciplinary volume is a new introduction to area studies in the framework of whole-world thinking. Emerging in the United States after World War II, area studies have proven indispensable to American integration in the world...read more

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9780875807270 | Northern Illinois Univ Pr, February 29, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This interdisciplinary volume is a new introduction to area studies in the framework of whole-world thinking.

Product Description: The universe is a mind-boggling place, full of things seemingly too big and too small to understand. How can we visualise the minuscule world of the atom and the vastness of our galaxy? How can we grasp a billionth of a second and a billion years? Or the freezing point of Helium and the heat generated by the blast of an atomic bomb? David Blatner's solution is to put these and many other 'inconceivable' items on six spectrums - numbers, size, light, sound, heat and time - that put them into a human perspective...read more

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9780802717702 | Walker & Co, November 13, 2012, cover price $25.00
9780253335029, titled "Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics" | Indiana Univ Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | also contains Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics, Spectrums: Our Mind-boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity

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9781408831410 | Gardners Books, April 1, 2014, cover price $13.90 | also contains Spectrums: Our Mind-boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity | About this edition: The universe is a mind-boggling place, full of things seemingly too big and too small to understand.
9781620405208 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 11, 2014), cover price $17.00 | also contains Spectrums: Our Mind-boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity | About this edition: In Spectrums, David Blatner blends narrative and illustration to illuminate the variety of spectrums that affect our lives every day: numbers, size, light, sound, heat, and time.
9781408838594 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, March 14, 2013, cover price $21.90 | also contains Spectrums: Our Mind-boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity

Product Description: The universe is a mind-boggling place, full of things seemingly too big and too small to understand. How can we visualise the minuscule world of the atom and the vastness of our galaxy? How can we grasp a billionth of a second and a billion years? Or the freezing point of Helium and the heat generated by the blast of an atomic bomb? David Blatner's solution is to put these and many other 'inconceivable' items on six spectrums - numbers, size, light, sound, heat and time - that put them into a human perspective...read more

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9780253335029, titled "Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics" | Indiana Univ Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | also contains Area Studies and Social Science: Strategies for Understanding Middle East Politics, Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity

Paperback:

9781408831410 | Gardners Books, April 1, 2014, cover price $13.90 | also contains Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity | About this edition: The universe is a mind-boggling place, full of things seemingly too big and too small to understand.
9781620405208 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 11, 2014), cover price $17.00 | also contains Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity | About this edition: In Spectrums, David Blatner blends narrative and illustration to illuminate the variety of spectrums that affect our lives every day: numbers, size, light, sound, heat, and time.
9781408838594 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, March 14, 2013, cover price $21.90 | also contains Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity

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Product Description: The usefulness and political implications of Area Studies programs are currently debated within the Academy and the Administration, where they are often treated as one homogenous and stagnant domain of scholarship. The essays in this volume document the various fields’ distinctive character and internal heterogeneity as well as the dynamism resulting from their evolving engagements with funders, US and international politics, and domestic constituencies...read more
By David L. Szanton (editor)

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9780520245365 | Univ of California Pr, September 30, 2004, cover price $38.95 | About this edition: The usefulness and political implications of Area Studies programs are currently debated within the Academy and the Administration, where they are often treated as one homogenous and stagnant domain of scholarship.

By H. D. Harootunian (editor) and Masao Miyoshi (editor)

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9780822328261 | Duke Univ Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $99.95

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9780822328407 | Duke Univ Pr, October 1, 2002, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: "The volume edited by Mark Tessler addresses a set of critical issues confronting all social scientists whose field of inquiry is extra-American.... Tessler and his contributors succeed admirably in their goal." ―American Historical ReviewHow should scholars construct knowledge about politics, economics, and international relations in major world regions? According to the contributors to this lively volume, the conflicting approaches of regional specialists and discipline-oriented social scientists must be combined to provide a firm foundation for studying the contemporary politics of the Middle East...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Anne Dressel (editor), Jodi Nachtwey (editor) and Mark A. Tessler (editor)

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9780253212825 | Indiana Univ Pr, June 1, 1999, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: "The volume edited by Mark Tessler addresses a set of critical issues confronting all social scientists whose field of inquiry is extra-American.

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Product Description: Ten essays from a June 1991 conference in Dedham, Massachusetts explore the political cultures that shape both the agenda and the content of scholarship on foreign areas, and how such political cultures have been the subject of both study and public policy...read more

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9780028810140 | Potomac Books Inc, May 1, 1992, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Ten essays from a June 1991 conference in Dedham, Massachusetts explore the political cultures that shape both the agenda and the content of scholarship on foreign areas, and how such political cultures have been the subject of both study and public policy.

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Product Description: Written by the winner of the 1987 BAAL book prize, this book deals with the acquisition of understanding of foreign cultures and peoples. It is also a study of the philosophy and purpose of language teaching in all its facets, in the context of foreign language teaching in secondary education...read more

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9781853590184 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, January 1, 1989, cover price $64.95 | About this edition: Written by the winner of the 1987 BAAL book prize, this book deals with the acquisition of understanding of foreign cultures and peoples.

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9781853590177 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, November 1, 1988, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Written by the winner of the 1987 BAAL book prize, this book deals with the acquisition of understanding of foreign cultures and peoples.

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