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The Comparative Studies in Society and History Book Series (Series)

Each volume in this series originates with a selection of articles that have appeared in the quarterly journal Comparative Studies in Society and History. These articles are revised and are supplemented by newly commissioned essays. Individual volumes are designed with specific audiences in mind, with potential for classroom use a primary consideration. Each book is expected to stand alone as an important measure of the current state of the topic it addresses.


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Natures Past

The Environment and Human History

A global examination of how human communities have interacted with different kinds of natural environments through their cultural, social and economic activities

Modes of Comparison

Theory and Practice

Illustrates how the idea of comparison has been deployed through the social sciences and humanities

States of Violence

An exploration of the often unrecognized violent foundations of modern nations

The Construction of Minorities

Cases for Comparison Across Time and Around the World

A cross-cultural volume that investigates the question of how social minorities are formed

Cultures of Scholarship

Reveals and challenges the barriers to a truly international scholarship

Comparing Jewish Societies

Introduces a rigorous comparative dimension to the study of Jewish civilization and culture

Colonialism and Culture

Provides new and important perspectives on the complex character of colonial history

Comparing Muslim Societies

Knowledge and the State in a World Civilization

A study of the diversity of Muslim life and culture that challenges conventional Western opinion