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Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj
Michael Christopher Low
Imperial Mecca recasts Ottoman Arabia as a distant, unstable semiautonomous frontier that Istanbul struggled to modernize and defend against the onslaught of colonial steamship mobility. As it turned out, steamships carried not just pilgrims, passports, and microbes, but the specter of legal imperialism and colonial intervention
Personal Crisis and Spiritual Healing
Michael Scott Alexander
In Making Peace with the Universe, Michael Scott Alexander reads diverse classic religious accounts as masterpieces of therapeutic insight.
The Civilizing Project in Qing Central Asia
In Land of Strangers, Eric Schluessel explores this encounter between Chinese power and a Muslim society through the struggles of ordinary people in the oasis of Turpan.
How the Best Managers Attract and Keep Them
Lawrence A. Cunningham
Focusing on the benefits for corporations and their investors, Lawrence A. Cunningham reveals what draws quality shareholders to certain companies and what it means to have them in an investor base.
New In Paper!
Edited by Lorrie Goldensohn
American War Poetry spans the history of the nation. Beginning with the Colonial Wars of the eighteenth-century and ending with the Gulf Wars, this original and significant anthology presents four centuries of American men and women-soldiers, nurses, reporters, and embattled civilians-writing about war.