NEW BOOK: Disliking Others: Loathing, Hostility, and Distrust in Premodern Ottoman Lands, ed. Hakan T. Karateke et al.

Academic Studies Press is pleased to announce the publication of Disliking Others: Loathing, Hostility, and Distrust in Premodern Ottoman Lands, edited by Hakan T. Karateke, H. Erdem Çıpa and Helga Anetshofer.

Series: Ottoman & Turkish Studies
September 2018 | 339 pp.; 16 illus.
9781618118806 | $109.00 | CL

New open access book: Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia: An Anthropology of Forgetting, Repair and Urban Traces

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UCL Press is delighted to announce a brand new open access book that may be of interest to members of this list: Remains of the Soviet Past in Estonia: An Anthropology of Forgetting, Repair and Urban Traces by Francisco Martínez. Download it free from: https://goo.gl/Gch9Xd

New Book on Chinese Youth and Immigration Advocacy

Dear colleagues:

I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book, Lawyering an Uncertain Cause: Immigration Advocacy and Chinese Youth in the U.S.(Vanderbilt University Press).

With public outrage rightfully centering on the U.S.’ treatment of young migrants and their families, this book explores critical and timely—and largely unconsidered—dimensions of mobility and advocacy:

NEW BOOK> Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan, Payne, Bloomsbury

Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan

Language in the Buddhist Tantra of Japan dismantles the preconception that Buddhism is a religion of mystical silence, arguing that language is in fact central to the Buddhist tradition. By examining the use of 'extraordinary language'—evocations calling on the power of the Buddha—in Japanese Buddhist Tantra, Richard K. Payne shows that such language was not simply cultural baggage carried by Buddhist practitioners from South to East Asia.

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