Boeken over antropologie

  • The Transnational Turn in American Studies

    Over the past decade, a new transnational movement has emerged within American Studies. It centers on the efforts of US-based Americanists to conduct transnational and comparative research while recognizing that scholars working outside the geographical… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ioan James boeken
    Ioan James - Driven to Innovate

    The engaging life-stories of 35 outstanding Jewish mathematicians and physicists born in the 19th century (Harde kaft)

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    36,95
  • Patrick Laviolette boeken
    Patrick Laviolette - The Landscaping of Metaphor and Cultural Identity

    Perceptions of place and of landscape often clash. Based upon a decade of intermittent yet ongoing ethnographic research which explores the UK's Cornish peninsula, this volume investigates the social construction of landscape identity from a diversity of… (Harde kaft)

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  • Chau Giang Bui boeken
    Chau Giang Bui - Changing Lives and Identities

    The Fall of Saigon in 1975 marked the beginning of a rapid period of growth for the Vietnamese diaspora. Over the subsequent decades, Vietnamese refugees spread across five continents, influencing and being influenced by the countries in which they arrived.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Margaret Henderson boeken
    Margaret Henderson - Marking Feminist Times

    With its challenge to nearly every facet of Australian society and culture, the Australian women's movement has achieved much in a short period of time. And it has attracted controversy: fiery denunciation and equally passionate loyalty. This book explores how… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Thomas Kaiser boeken
    Thomas Kaiser - Devotion

    Das Vessantara Jataka ist die Erzählung von Buddhas letztem Leben, bevor er vor 2.500 Jahren als der historische Buddha wiedergeboren wurde. In dieser früheren Existenz stellte er als Prinz Vessantara die höchste jener Tugenden unter Beweis, die einen… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ports of Call

    This volume collects papers put together by an interdisciplinary group of scholars, which explore how the two imaginary geo-cultural spaces 'Central Europe' and '(North) America' have mutually attributed meanings to each other over the past two centuries, how… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Sergej van Middendorp boeken
    Sergej van Middendorp - Embodying Metaphors in Systems

    Inspired by aspects of jazz music, Sergej van Middendorp explores how the theory of organizational improvisation can help design systems that support the creation of health and wealth. I am a researcher, developer and consultant who wonders how we can create… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ecological Migration

    In the context of the current wave of global environmental concern, this book considers measures aimed at solving environmental problems, investigating the example of ecological migration. The term 'ecological migration' refers to the organized migration of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Assembling Japan

    Assembling Japan focuses on Japan's modernization as a long-term process that is reliant on changing technology and that has led to the nation's full engagement with the global system. This process forms a complex field of tensions, full of interesting… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Vincent A. de Rooij boeken
    Vincent A. de Rooij - Anthropological Knowledge on the Move

    As the world around us changes at an accelerating pace, anthropology continuously has to rethink its topics of research and dare to take on new ones. The critical agility and creativity to identify new relevant topics of research or to approach old ones in… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Anthony Forge boeken
    Anthony Forge - Pacific Presences Style and Meaning

    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipline turned… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Anthony Forge boeken
    Anthony Forge - Pacific Presences Style and Meaning

    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipline turned… (Harde kaft)

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    120,00
  • Dan SMYER YU boeken
    Dan SMYER YU - Asian Borderlands Trans-himalayan borderlands

    The societies in the Himalayan borderlands have undergone wide-ranging transformations, as the territorial reconfiguration of modern nation-states since the mid-twentieth century and the presently increasing trans-Himalayan movements of people, goods and… (Harde kaft)

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  • Talking Back to Globalization

    Globalization is one of the most widely circulated, high-stakes buzzwords of the past generation; yet discussion of the topic is often encased in paradox and contention over what globalization is, to whom and where it may (or may not) apply, and to what effect… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jos van Beurden boeken
    Jos van Beurden - CLUES Treasures in trusted hands

    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscations by… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jos van Beurden boeken
    Jos van Beurden - CLUES Treasures in Trusted Hands

    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscations by… (Zachte kaft)

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    29,95
  • Kamil Maria Wielecki boeken
    Kamil Maria Wielecki - Coping with Uncertainty

    Petty trade helped vast numbers of people to survive the crisis faced by post-Soviet Russia. The book analyses how this survival technique was carried out in practice. On the basis of his fieldwork research, the author shows how people coped with rapid social… (Harde kaft)

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  • Mededelingen Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Indian Detours

    With tourism becoming the largest single sector of the global economy it cannot but impact traditional societies in many ways, both detrimental and beneficial. Nowhere is the history of the tourist encounter between Native peoples and Euro-Americans as long… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Fusion Fashion

    "The focus of "Fusion Fashion" is on Orientalism as a sartorial practice, which has to be differentiated from the common knowledge of/on Orientalism by means of its organization, constitution and reception. The book offers historic as well as systematic… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Mededelingen Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde Hajj

    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National Museum of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Polycarp Africanus boeken
    Polycarp Africanus - Female genital cutting and gender relations in Kurya society

    This book deals with reasons for the persistence of the practice of female genital cutting (FGC) among the Kurya in Tanzania. The author identifies contradictory understandings of meanings regarding the practice among government representatives, activists who… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Trophies, relics and curios?

    The British Missionary movement, which began in earnest in the early 19th century, was one of the most extraordinary movements of the last two centuries, radically transforming the lives of people in large parts of the globe, including in Europe itself.By… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Juan A. Ríos Vega boeken
    Juan A. Ríos Vega - Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys

    Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys presents an ethnographic portrait of the experiences and counterstories of nine Latino teenage boys representing different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds attending a high school in North Carolina.… (Harde kaft)

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  • Bis dat, qui cito dat

    Bis dat, qui cito dat - never has a proverb more aptly applied to an individual than does this Medieval Latin saying to Wolfgang Mieder. 'He gives twice who gives quickly' captures the essence of his entire career, his professional as well as personal life. As… (Harde kaft)

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