Boeken over antropologie

  • Hermann Amborn boeken
    Hermann Amborn - Flexibel aus Tradition / Burji in Äthiopien und Kenia

    Seit den ersten ethnologischen Untersuchungen Mitte der 1930er Jahre wurde der Südwesten Äthiopiens zu einem Schwerpunkt deutscher Forschungen. Damit haben wir den seltenen Fall einer 70 Jahre währenden kontinuierlichen Forschung über eine ehemals… (Harde kaft)

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  • L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens boeken
    L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens - Sharing Knowledge & Cultural Heritage

    Sharing Knowledge & Cultural Heritage (SK&CH), First Nations of the Americas, testifies to the growing commitment of museum professionals in the twenty-first century to share collections with the descendants of people and communities from whom the collections… (Zachte kaft)

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  • 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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    39,95
  • Jos van Beurden boeken
    Jos van Beurden - 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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  • Jos van Beurden boeken
    Jos van Beurden - 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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  • Beer in Africa

    This volume on beer in Africa focuses on the making and unmaking of self in the inchoate, dark, exalted and sometimes upsetting context of bars, shebeens and other formal and informal drinking occasions. Beer in Africa takes the production and consumption of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Andrea Nicolas boeken
    Andrea Nicolas - From Process to Procedure. Elders' Mediation and Formality in Central Ethiopia

    This anthropological study describes a specific form of mediation, as it is practiced in Ethiopia (Northeast Africa) by members of the Oromo and Amhara ethnic groups. It introduces elders as male household-heads in their advanced ages, who settle conflicts and… (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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    77,95
  • Yan Yuan boeken
    Yan Yuan - A Different Place in the Making

    "The last three decades have seen dramatic changes in Chinese cities. While many tend to read these changes as the result of institutional reforms, macro planning, and top-down development, the author of this study focuses on the undercurrent at the bottom,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Matías Bruera boeken
    Matías Bruera - Mapping the Tasteland

    This book draws together the results of extensive research into the complex relationships that some modern European and Argentinean writers have enjoyed with food and wine. The European writers considered include Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin, Honoré de… (Zachte kaft)

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    60,95
  • Undead Memory

    Vampires have never been as popular in Western culture as they are now: Twilight, True Blood, The Vampire Diaries and their fans have secured the vampire's place in contemporary culture. Yet the role vampires play in how we remember our pasts and configure our… (Harde kaft)

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  • Invisibility Studies

    Invisibility Studies explores current changes in the relationship between what we consider visible and what invisible in different areas of contemporary culture. Contributions trace how these changes make their marks on various cultural fields and investigate… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Karolina Anna Mroziewicz boeken
    Karolina Anna Mroziewicz - Imprinting Identities

    The book demonstrates how illustrated printed books played an active role in identity-building processes in the Hungarian Kingdom. It shows the influence of Latin-language histories of Hungary in the areas of imagery of the Hungarian political community,… (Harde 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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    73,95
  • Michael Leach boeken
    Michael Leach - Attitudes to National Identity in Melanesia and Timor-Leste

    This book examines the attitudes of tertiary students in Melanesia and Timor-Leste to national identity and key issues of nation-building. Their views are pivotal to understanding the challenges of building a more cohesive sense of national identity and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • International and Regional Perspectives on Cross-Cultural Mediation

    Intercultural and cross-cultural mediation in the Western world has emerged as an object of research that has attracted a growing attention over the past thirty years. Meanwhile, static and essentialist notions of culture in communication have been challenged… (Harde kaft)

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  • Ideas of | for Europe

    The current attempt in European politics to develop a European identity makes scientific research about discourses on Europe especially relevant. This book takes an analytical gaze at philosophical and political attempts to conceptualise Europe from antiquity… (Harde kaft)

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  • Habitus in Habitat II

    Which are the aspects of cognition not yet focused on as such by brain research? How can one deal with them? This book sheds light on the other sides of cognition, on what they mean for forms and figurations of subjective, cultural and social understanding. In… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Arne S. Steinforth boeken
    Arne S. Steinforth - Troubled Minds

    Every society has its own definition of a normal and an abnormal human condition. For persons living with mental disorders, these concepts have a tremendous impact. This study investigates how the abnormal mind is culturally defined in Malawi, South-Eastern… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Alexandra von Barsewisch boeken
    Alexandra von Barsewisch - Kumeyaay Courses astride la línea

    This book deals with the meaning of factual and symbolic borders and ways by which these are overcome on the basis of regular activities or in representational and political discourses. The Kumeyaay in Southern California and Northern Baja California are small… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Habitus in Habitat I. Emotion and Motion

    What is the relationship between habits and emotions? What is the role of the embodiment of emotions in a cultural habitat? What is the role of the environment for the formation of emotions and subjectivity? One way to address these questions is through… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ugo E. M. Fabietti boeken
    Ugo E. M. Fabietti - Ethnography at the Frontier

    "This book is the result of a field research carried out by the author among a community of agriculturists in what was till recently the uttermost part of Southern Pakistani Balochistan. It deals with themes such as ways of living and representing spaces,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Satomi Ishikawa boeken
    Satomi Ishikawa - Seeking the Self

    This book is about the self in contemporary Japan. In contrast to Euro-American cultures, in which the self is considered to be the essence of personhood, in Japanese culture the self is constantly reconstructed in relation to others. This particular self is… (Harde kaft)

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  • 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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  • Anne-Line Hannesen boeken
    Anne-Line Hannesen - Bitterkomix - A South African Comic as an Indigenous Ethnography

    By means of a South African comic - Bitterkomix - this study deals with two current debates in Cultural Anthropology: Visual Culture and Indigenous Ethnography. Bitterkomix is a comic anthology which criticises and subverts the Afrikaans culture from within.… (Zachte kaft)

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