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Interdisciplinary area studies became increasingly common in the United States of America and in Western scholarship after World War II. Before that war American universities had just a few faculty who taught or conducted research on the non-Western world. Foreign-area studies were virtually nonexistent. The book, Field Notes: The Making of Middle East Studies in the United States (Stanford University Press), highlights the role of foundations (with a range of motivations) and focuses on Middle East studies to illustrate the evolution of area studies. The author is Zachary Lockman, professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic studies and of history. Book Description. Through a cross-cultural and multi-disciplinary approach, this introductory textbook focuses on critical issues of development, environment, and cultural conflicts facing most area of the non-Western world. Areas covered include China, Japan, Southeast Asia, the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East, and sub-Saharan Africa. This book looks at the operation of indigenous charities at a regional, localised and global level. Chapters focus on the adaptation, accountability and operation of charities across a wide range of jurisdictions from China to Indonesia, Thailand, Iran, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Lebanon and by: 5.
Linkages and Relations with Non-Western Countries. The Western Balkans in the World. DOI link for The Western Balkans in the World. The Western Balkans in the World book. Linkages and Relations with Non-Western Countries. Edited By Florian Bieber, Subjects Area Studies, Politics & International Relations. Share. by: 1. The non-western books that every student should read Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, . Non-Western Literature in the Western World - Chapter Summary. In this chapter, you'll review the presence and influence of non-Western literature in the Western world. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .
The authors and their collaborators conducted and analyzed a treasure trove of interviews with leading academics in area studies, particularly Middle East studies, and the book provides both empirical and theoretical advances."―Jerry A. Jacobs, University of PennsylvaniaCited by: 3. Edward Said's seminal work Orientalism, first published in , makes two important arguments about the ways in which the East, or the non-Western world, is . This anthology of non-Western literature meets its goal of balancing "the Eurocentric emphasis in literary studies." The stories, poems, and excerpts are in English, with 61 countries grouped into five geographic regions and translations from 23 languages : Textbook Binding. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It furthers the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.