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Edited by Ralph Keen

This tract, a defence of the faith of the English people, was originally published in 1526. The present new text-edition has a parallel English translation. It is preceded by an Introduction and followed by a Commentary, two Appendices and an Index.

Edited by Anne Bayefsky

The Refugees and Human Rights Series aims to meet the increasing need for literature which probes the nature and causes of forced migration, the modalities and procedures employed when refugees present themselves, and the manner in which the human rights of refugees are, or should be, promoted and protected.

The series published one volume over the last 5 years.


Edited by Katzinger

The Austrian section of the Elenchus follows the usual plan of the work: that is, it comprises a selection of texts, arranged chronologically, to illustrate the constitutional and administrative history of towns within the present political boundaries of Austria up to the middle of the thirteenth century.


Toshihiro Wada

The Analytical Method of Navya-Nyāya argues that Udayana, who lived in the 11th century, is the founder of Navya-nyāya. A discussion of Navya-nyāya method of philosophical or logical analysis is presented, and an annotated translation of the “Lion’s and Tiger’s Definitions Section” of Mathurānātha’s Tattvacintāmaṇirahasya (TCR).


G.J. Meulenbeld

This five volume set presents an up-to-date history of Indian medicine and its literature. It comprises the entire corpus of Sanskrit medical texts, from the earliest times to the present, thus covering about two millennia.
Only available as a set.

The Pentagram as a Medical Symbol

An Iconological Study

Jan Schouten

The five-pointed star drawn in an unbroken line is the subject of the present study. During the 16th century until into the 17th century the pentagram was a well-known medical emblem; nowadays it is almost completely forgotten.


Edited by E.B. Locher-Scholten and A. Niehof

This volume contains a selection from the papers presented at an interdisciplinary symposium on 'Images and ideas concerning women and the feminine in the Indonesian archipelago', organized in 1984 by the Werkgroep lndonesische Vrouwenstudies (WIVS), a Dutch interdisciplinary study group on Indonesian women.
In the present volume, now in its second printing, notions about women in Indonesia in past and present are treated in relation to their actual positions. The articles deal with cultural definitions of sex roles and their social implications, and thus link up with the current academic interest in gender studies. The contributions occupy varying positions on an imaginary scale ranging from an approach primarily concerned with underlying cultural principles to one focused on the social context. Some show a clearly 'culturalist' approach, dealing with female symbols in Balinese offerings, female figures in Indonesian agricultural myths, and Tolaki views on procreation and production. The contributions on the images of women in Indonesian literature, views on the prostitute in colonial society, and the position of women in marriage in Madura and the Minahasa more or less take an intermediate position. The 'sociological' approach may be found in the contributions on the life of the educational pioneer Rahmah EI Yunusiya, on Indonesian-Chinese women, on priyayi women at the Central Javanese courts and in modern Jakarta, and on women's labor in pre-war and present-day Java. Recurring themes, such as sexual dualism, 'ibuism', and the questions of female power and authority, create unity in the diversity of regions and topics represented.

Voices that Reason

Theoretical Parables


Ari Sitas

Voices that Reason is a path-breaking work. The author has charted the thoroughfares that speed the thought of many black South Africans towards specific expectations, grievances and actions. The present work constitutes an important and thought-provoking culmination of a generation's worth of disparate but related revisionist thinking within the social sciences and history of South Africa.


L. de Vries and R. de Vries-Wiersma

In this book an outline is given of the morphology of Wambon with an emphasis on placing the data in the wider context of the present typological knowledge about Papuan languages. The descriptions are amply illustrated by examples. These examples, mostly taken from recorded texts, have been provided with word-for-word glosses and English translations. Four Wambon texts complete the description.