Making Martyrs

Author: Yuliya Minkova
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 1580469140
Format: PDF, ePub
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Examines the ideology of sacrifice in Soviet and post-Soviet culture, analyzing a range of fictional and real-life figures who became part of a pantheon of "heroes" primarily because of their victimhood.

Religion Gender and Culture in the Pre Modern World

Author: B. Britt
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230604293
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book compares shifting formulations of gender, interfaith, and ethnic relations across continents from antiquity to the Nineteenth century. Contributors address three areas: depictions of homosexual and transgendered behaviours, conceptualizations of femininity and masculinity, and the marriageability of ethnic and religious minorities.

Soldiering for God

Author: John F. Shean
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004187332
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book discusses the role of Christians in the Roman military. Constantine’s conversion to Christianity led to the accelerated Christianization of the Roman army. The result was the creation of a Christian fighting force that was used to suppress paganism and Christian heresy.

Terrorism and Homeland Security

Author: Jonathan R. White
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305633776
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written by acclaimed national terrorism expert Jonathan R. White, market-leading TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY is widely recognized as the most comprehensive, balanced, and objective text available for the course. Packed with engrossing examples and cutting-edge discussions, the Ninth Edition continues to provide a theoretical and conceptual framework that enables your students to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. White discusses the theories of the world's best terrorist analysts, while focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and basic security issues. He presents essential historical background on the phenomenon of terrorism and the roots of contemporary conflicts, current conflicts shaping the world stage, emerging groups (e.g., Boko Haram, Ansaru, and ISIS), and theoretical and concrete information about Homeland Security organizations. Each chapter also contains a new analysis of probable future trends in terrorism and security. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Writer s Directory 1998 2000

Author: Miranda H. Ferrara
Publisher: Saint James Press
ISBN: 9781558623286
Format: PDF, ePub
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Information on more than 17,500 living authors from English speaking countries.