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<p>Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. The company’s head office is in Leiden (The Netherlands), with a branch office in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). </p> <p>Brill’s publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences. Brill also boasts an extensive catalog of online resources and primary source collections.</p>

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  • Simon Dubnow's "New Judaism"
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: December 2013
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    • In <i> Simon Dubnow’s ‘New Judaism’</i>, Seltzer traces a shtetl youth’s rejection of traditional Judaism and the impact of European intellectual currents on the most eminent East European Jewish historian of his time (1860-1941) and exponent of Jewish cultural nationalism.
  • Simplicius on the Planets and Their Motions
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2012
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    • The book contends that the digression ending Simplicius’ <i>In de caelo</i> 2.12 is not a proper history of early Greek planetary theory, but a creative atempt to show that to accept Ptolemy’s planetary hypotheses one need not repudiate Aristotle’s argument that the cosmos is eternal.
  • Singing the Kyrgyz <i>Manas</i>
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2011
  • Sinope, The Results of Fifteen Years of Research. Proceedings of the International Symposium, 7-9 May 2009
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2011
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    • Les Actes du Symposium international consacré à Sinope présentent les travaux archéologiques et les recherches dédiés à cette ville depuis les années 90. L'histoire de la cité, ses productions artisanales et ses relations avec le reste de la mer Noire y sont étudiées.
  • Sins and Sinners
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: August 2012
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    • Sins and Sinners: Asian Perspectives brings together essays by leading scholars of Asian religions to explore the diversity of beliefs about sin and its remedies.
  • Sites and Politics of Religious Diversity in Southern Europe
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: July 2013
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    • Moving beyond the current media verves, this book debates, from a critical perspective, case studies on the sites and politics of religious diversity in Southern Europe.
  • Sixteenth-Century Scotland
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2008
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    • This is a collection of essays on the political, cultural and religious history of Scotland in the era of the Renaissance and Reformation.
  • Sixty-Five Papyrological Texts
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2008
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    • This volume contains editions of sixty-five Greek, Demotic, Coptic and Arabic papyri and ostraca from Egypt. These include both literary and documentary texts, and date from the third century BC to the eleventh century AD.
  • Sizhu Instrumental Music of South China
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2008
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    • According to a reader's report, this is "one of the finest studies on (any kind of) Chinese music to emerge in recent years." Based on extensive fieldwork and a thorough knowledge of the scholarly literature, the author examines the theoretical underpinnings of the 'silk and bamboo' instrumental ensemble traditions of the Chaozhou, Hakka and Cantonese peoples of South China.
  • Slavery in International Law
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: October 2012
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    • <i>Slavery in International Law</i> sets out the law related to slavery and lesser servitudes, including forced labour and debt bondage; thus developing an overall understanding of the term human ‘exploitation’, which is at the heart of the definition of trafficking.
  • Slaves and Warriors in Medieval Britain and Ireland, 800 -1200
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2009
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    • Concentrating upon the lifestyle, attitudes and motivations of the slave-holders and slave-raiders, this book explores the activities and behavioural codes of Britain and Ireland’s warrior-centred societies c.800-1200 highlighting the significance of slavery for constructions of power, ethnic identity and gender.
  • Slurp! A Social and Culinary History of Ramen - Japan's Favorite Noodle Soup
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: September 2012
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    • Based on research in Chinese and Japanese, as well as interviews with comedians, food service professionals, entertainment managers, store-owners, customers, and scholars of food history, Kushner explores the history of ramen and Japan's noodle culture over the last 1,000 years.
  • Small Powers in the Age of Total War, 1900-1940
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2011
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    • In the period 1900-1940 the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Switzerland reacted in divergent ways to the same foreign military threats. This volume argues that their internal politics and politico-military strategic culture are vital keys to understanding those differences.
  • Sober, Strict, and Scriptural: Collective Memories of John Calvin, 1800-2000
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: April 2009
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    • This book examines how John Calvin – his person, character, and deeds – was remembered, commemorated, and memorialized in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
  • Social Capital in Europe: Similarity of Countries and Diversity of People?
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: February 2008
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    • Social capital may foster the integration of a society and the stability of a democracy.This volume examines the differences in levels, causes and consequences of social capital between 22 European countries surveyed in the 2002 European Social Survey. Muliti-level analyses are used in each contribution
  • Social Change, Resistance and Social Practices
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: January 2010
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    • This collection dives head-on into the central contradictions of 21st Century North America and beyond with cutting-edge approaches to conflict-driven social change. Diverse forms of social movement resistance from environmentalists, migrant communities and others are analyzed by distinguished critical sociologists.
  • Social Dynamics in the Highlands of Southeast Asia
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2007
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    • Drawing on long term fieldwork and research in communities from Assam through to Laos, this book offers a unique level of reappraisal of the work of Edmund Leach and is a significant contribution to the development of a new regional anthropology of Southeast Asia.
  • Social Imagery in Middle Low German
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: June 2013
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    • This book offers the first systematic inventory of late medieval social imagery drawn from the entire surviving corpus of vernacular book production in the Middle Low German region prior to the Reformation.
  • Social Issues, Globalisation and International Institutions
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: November 2005
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    • This original study examines the extent to which international labour issues have become issue of concern within the European Union, the ILO, the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), and the WTO (World Trade Organization).
  • Social Movements, Indigenous Politics and Democratisation in Guatemala, 1985-1996
    • Type: E-Book
    • Publication Date: March 2008
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    • [Drawing on social movement theory, this book presents a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of collective action during Guatemala’s democratic transition (1985-1996) and the accompanying impact of social movements on democratisation, focusing on three indigenous peoples’ social movement organisations., Drawing on social movement theory, this book presents a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of collective action during Guatemala’s democratic transition (1985-1996) and the accompanying impact of social movements on democratisation, focusing on three indigenous peoples’ social movement organisations.]

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