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  • Contemporary Asian Modernities

    This book is a collection of selected essays presented at the International Symposium on 'Contemporary Asian Modernities: Transnationality, Interculturality and Hybridity' hosted by the Humanities Programme of Hong Kong Baptist University in September 2006. As… (Harde kaft)

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  • Britta Korth boeken
    Britta Korth - Language Attitudes towards Kyrgyz and Russian

    Language contact between Russian and Kyrgyz speakers in the Kyrgyz Soviet Socialist Republic and in present day Kyrgyzstan has historically been a source of conflict. With independence, the young state began its search for a new identity in which language… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Exile

    Peopled with diasporas and individuals, the space of exile persistently exists, though it cannot be circumscribed. Papers collected in the volume traverse that space in various directions, shedding some light on its manifold regions, niches, and chasms.… (Zachte 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… (Harde kaft)

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  • America Where?

    America Where? Transatlantic Views of the United States in the Twenty-first Century gathers essays by distinguished American Studies scholars from both sides of the Atlantic. The articles address changing representations of 'America' in their many and mutual… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Wolfgang Mieder boeken
    Wolfgang Mieder - 'No Struggle, No Progress'

    Analyzes the use of biblical and folk proverbs used by the great abolitionist and orator and includes an extensive key word index to the expressions used by Douglass. (Harde kaft)

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  • Nina Sobol Levent boeken
    Nina Sobol Levent - Healthy Spirit in a Healthy Body

    Healthy spirit in a healthy body was the foundational slogan of the physical culture campaign. By the beginning of the 1930s, sports had become one of the most frequently pictured subjects of art. Images of beautiful sportswomen and muscular athletes were… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Memory Work

    This volume is a collection of scholarly articles that maps the concept of memory across a number of academic disciplines. Drawing from a range of academic areas, including Cultural Theory, Film Studies, History, History of Ideas, Literature, Media Studies,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Rossella Ragazzi boeken
    Rossella Ragazzi - Walking on Uneven Paths

    What can we learn from children traversing the liminal and transient time-space of migration? How do migrant children and their caretakers navigate educational systems in Europe today? How is it to be captive in an inner city classroom? How do children's body… (Zachte kaft)

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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    38,95
  • 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