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              How to Read a Japanese Poem
               

              How to Read a Japanese Poem (EPUB ebook)

              By Carter, Steven D.

              How to Read a Japanese Poem offers a comprehensive approach to making sense of traditional Japanese poetry of all genres and periods. Steven D. Carter explains to Anglophone students the methods of composition and literary interpretation used by Japanese poets, scholars, and crit ...

              ISBN 9780231546850
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              Published 11 June 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Plate Tectonics and Great Earthquakes: 50 Years of Earth-Shaking Events
               

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              By Sykes, Lynn R.

              Lynn R. Sykes played a key role in the birth of plate tectonics, conducting revelatory research on earthquakes. In this book, he gives an invaluable insider's perspective on the theory's development and its implications.

              ISBN 9780231546874
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              Published 4 June 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Minjian: The Rise of China's Grassroots Intellectuals
               

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              By Veg, Sebastian

              Sebastian Veg explores the rise of minjian-unofficial, unaffiliated, and among the people-intellectuals and how they have profoundly transformed China's public culture. Minjian documents how, amid deep structural shifts, grassroots thinker-activists began to work outside academia ...

              ISBN 9780231549400
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              Published 23 April 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Global Chinese Culture
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              The Quality of Growth in Africa
               

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              Edited by Noman, Akbar; Stiglitz, Joseph E.; Kanbur, Ravi

              This book brings together prominent international contributors to consider a range of questions concerning the quality of growth in Africa. Offering both diagnoses and prescriptions, The Quality of Growth in Africa helps envision a future that goes beyond increasing GDP to ensuri ...

              ISBN 9780231550987
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              Published 20 August 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Initiative for Policy Dialogue at Columbia: Challenges in Development and Globalization
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              Media Persuasion in the Islamic State
               

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              By Aggarwal, Neil Krishan

              Drawing upon research in cultural psychiatry, cultural psychology, and psychiatric anthropology, Neil Krishan Aggarwal investigates how the Islamic State has convinced people to engage in violence. Aggarwal offers a definitive analysis of how culture is created, debated, and diss ...

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              Published 12 March 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Make It the Same: Poetry in the Age of Global Media
               

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              By Edmond, Jacob

              Jacob Edmond examines the turn toward repetition in poetry, using the explosion of copying to offer a deeply inventive account of modern and contemporary literature. Make It the Same explores how poetry is increasingly made from other texts through sampling, appropriation, and ot ...

              ISBN 9780231548670
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              Published 30 July 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Literature Now
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              Amboina, 1623: Fear and Conspiracy on the Edge of Empire
                

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              By Clulow, Adam

              In 1623, Dutch authorities executed twenty-one alleged conspirators over a plot to seize a castle on a remote set of islands in what is now eastern Indonesia. In this landmark study, Adam Clulow presents a new perspective on the Amboina case that aims to move beyond the debate ov ...

              ISBN 9780231550376
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              Release Date 27 August 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Unbinding The Pillow Book: The Many Lives of a Japanese Classic
               

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              By Ivanova, Gergana

              Gergana Ivanova explores how The Pillow Book and its author have been read from the seventeenth century to the present. She shows how various ideologies have influenced the text and shaped interactions among its different versions, in the first book-length study in English of the ...

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              Published 6 November 2018 by Columbia University Press
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              Renewable Energy: A Primer for the Twenty-First Century
               

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              By Usher, Bruce

              This book is a primer for readers of all levels on the coming energy transition and its global consequences. Bruce Usher provides a concise yet comprehensive explanation for the growth in wind and solar energy; the trajectory of the transition from fossil fuels to renewables; and ...

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              Published 1 January 2019 by Columbia University Press
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              Series Columbia University Earth Institute Sustainability Primers
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              Passions of Our Time
               

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              By Kristeva, Julia

              Passions of the Times showcases recent essays of Julia Kristeva's that demonstrate her capacious intellect, her gifts as a stylist, and the profound contribution of her thought to the challenges of the present. Kristeva considers literature, translation, psychoanalysis, disabilit ...

              ISBN 9780231547499
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              Published 30 July 2019 by Columbia University Press
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