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European traders and soldiers established a foothold on Timor in the course of the seventeenth century, motivated by the quest for the commercially vital sandalwood and the intense competition between the Dutch and the Portuguese. Lords of the Land, Lords of the Sea focuses on two centuries of ...
Edited by Matthew Rampley, University of Birmingham, Thierry Lenain, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Hubert Locher, Philipps University, Marburg, Andrea Pinotti, Università degli Studi, Milan, Charlotte Schoell-Glass, University of Hamburg, and Kitty Zijlmans, Leiden University
This book undertakes a critical survey of art history across Europe, examining the recent conceptual and methodological concerns informing the discipline as well as the political, social and ideological factors that have shaped its development in specific national contexts.
Edited by Craig A. Evans, Acadia University, Joel N. Lohr, Trinity Western University David L. Petersen Emory University
Drawing on the latest in Genesis scholarship, this volume offers twenty-nine essays on a wide range of topics related to Genesis, written by leading experts in the field. Topics include its formation, reception, textual history and translation, themes, theologies, and place within Judaism, ...
Covering a period of about four centuries, this book demonstrates the economic and political components of the opium problem. As a mass product, opium was introduced in India and Indonesia by the Dutch in the 17th century. China suffered the most, but was also the first to get rid of the opium ...
Jonathan Stökl, University College London
Prophecy in the Ancient Near East is the first book-length study that compares all evidence of ancient Near Eastern prophecy, focusing on the Mari texts. It re-evaluates recent scholarship and concludes that prophecy was a widespread phenomenon integrated into divination in general.
Edited by Göran Melander, Gudmundur Alfredsson and Leif Holmström
In 1997, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Compilation of Human Rights Instruments was published by Martinus Nijhoff Publishers as the first volume in the series “The Raoul Wallenberg Institute Human Rights Library”. In 2004, the second edition of that Compilation was published, and the present ...
Edited by Pieter G.R. de Villiers and Jan Willem van Henten
The present publication aims to contribute to the recent scholarly debate about the interconnections between violence and monotheistic religions by analysing the role of violence in the New Testament as well as by offering some hermeneutical perspectives on violence as it is articulated in the ...
Edited by: Lauri Mälksoo, Ineta Ziemele and Dainius Žalimas
The Baltic Yearbook of International Law is an annual publication containing contributions on topical issues in international law and related fields that are relevant to Baltic affairs and beyond. In addition to articles on different aspects of international law, each Yearbook focuses on a theme ...
Edited with commentary and introduction by Nurettin Gemici. Translation of the Ottoman Turkish text by Robert Dankoff.
Evliyā Çelebī, travelled to Medina as part of his pilgrimage. This book presents Evliyā's account of the places he visited and of life in the city of Medina in the seventeenth century.
Edited by Chiara Giorgetti, White & Case, LLP
This book examines existing international disputes resolution institutions of both general and specific subject-matter jurisdiction. Uniquely, it assesses both procedural rules and essential case-law, making it relevant for both academics and practitioners in international law.
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