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  • K. Hough boeken
    K. Hough - The Expression & Perception of Space in Wayana

    Until recently it was assumed that all cultures perceive and express 'space' from the ego. However, this belief in a universal phenomenological bias is currently being challenged by many linguists from several disciplines, who believe that space can also be… (Zachte kaft)

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    19,95
  • People at the Well

    Water is never just Hv(2)O. It is always more. It has its own ways of world-making and is much more than just a substance or a commodity. Water is also a focal point of religious meanings and inspires cultural practices. The book shows the different forms, the… (Zachte kaft)

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    38,95
  • Karen Jacobs boeken
    Karen Jacobs - Collecting Kamoro. Objects, encounters and representation on the southwest coast of Papua

    The story of ethnographic collecting is one of cross-cultural encounters. This book focuses on collecting encounters in the Kamoro region of Papua from the earliest collections made in 1828 until 2011. Exploring the links between representation and collecting,… (Zachte kaft)

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    29,95
  • Feelings at the Margins

    Gewalt und Stigmatisierung führen zu einschneidenden psychischen Grenzerfahrungen, denen viele Menschen im gegenwärtigen Indonesien ausgesetzt sind. Aus sozial- und kulturanthropologischer, geschichtlicher und politischer Perspektive beschäftigen sich die… (Zachte kaft)

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    40,95
  • L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens boeken
    L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens - Sharing Knowledge and Cultural Heritage: First Nations of the Americas

    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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    29,95
  • Jimmy Mans boeken
    Jimmy Mans - Amotopoan Trails. A recent archaeology of Trio movements

    In this book the concept of mobility is explored for the archaeology of the Amazonian and Caribbean region. As a result of technological and methodological progress in archaeology, mobility has become increasingly visible on the level of the individual.… (Zachte kaft)

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    34,95
  • African Children at Work

    ost children in Africa start working from a very early age - helping the family or earning wages. Should this work be abolished, tolerated, or encouraged? Such questions are the subject of much debate: international and national organizations, employers,… (Zachte kaft)

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    43,95
  • Travelling Goods, Travelling Moods

    Dass Waren erst durch ihr kulturelles Umfeld Wert und Bedeutung erhalten, und beides umkämpft ist und immer wieder hergestellt werden muss, verdeutlichen die Autorinnen und Autoren in diesem Band. Mit dem Konzept der 'kulturellen Aneignung' bieten sie eine… (Zachte kaft)

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    38,95
  • 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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    32,95
  • Ursula Apitzsch boeken
    Ursula Apitzsch - Ethnicity, Belonging and Biography

    The subjects of ethnicity and collective belonging have enjoyed high priority on the agenda of social science research over the last 20 years. Nevertheless there is need (and considerable scope) for further mutual adjustment and refinement of theoretical… (Zachte kaft)

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    38,95
  • Ina Rösing boeken
    Ina Rösing - White, grey and black Kallawaya healing rituals

    The central characteristics of the Kallawaya culture are the rich traditional "white", "black" and "grey" healing rituals. They are deeply embedded in the Andean religion. (Harde kaft)

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    27,95
  • Habitus in Habitat III

    A myriad of sensations inform and direct us when we engage with the environment. To understand their influence on the development of our habitus it is important to focus on unifying processes in sensing. This approach allows us to include phenomena that elude… (Zachte kaft)

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    59,95
  • 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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    71,95
  • Al Makin boeken
    Al Makin - Representing the Enemy

    This work claims that Musaylima served as a prophet for his own people in Yamama in more or less the same way as the Prophet Muhammad in Mecca and Medina. However, unlike Islam, Musaylima's religious movement did not survive. Here, a complete story of… (Zachte kaft)

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    74,95
  • 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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    40,95
  • 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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    79,95
  • Marietta Kind boeken
    Marietta Kind - The Bon Landscape of Dolpo

    The reader is taken on a journey to Dolpo, one of Nepal's remotest Tibetan enclaves with a large community that follow the Bon religion. The present ethnography regards the landscape of Dolpo as the temporary result of an ongoing cumulative cultural process… (Harde kaft)

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    80,95
  • Joanna Auron-Górska boeken
    Joanna Auron-Górska - Describing Who?

    'Describing Who?' reveals the significance of photographs taken in contemporary Poland by professional American, French and Israeli Jewish photographers. Writing critically from the vantage point of her Polish and Jewish background, Joanna Auron-Górska argues… (Harde kaft)

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    43,95
  • Entidades maléficas y conceptos del mal en las religiones latinoamericanas

    CONTENIDO / CONTENTS IRIS GAREIS El mal y sus representaciones en las religiones latinoamericanas / Introducción . Evil and Its Representations in Latin American Religions / Introduction LINDSEY CRICKMAY Outward Change, Inner Continuity: The Andean Concept of… (Zachte kaft)

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    35,95
  • 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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    124,95
  • Angela Pickard boeken
    Angela Pickard - Ballet Body Narratives

    Ballet Body Narratives is an ethnographic exploration of the social world of classical ballet and the embodiment of young ballet dancers as they engage in 'becoming a dancer' in ballet school in England. In contrast to the largely disembodied sociological… (Zachte kaft)

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    57,95
  • Todd L. Sandel boeken
    Todd L. Sandel - Brides on Sale

    Beginning in the 1990s large numbers of women from Mainland China and Southeast Asia married men in Taiwan. They now number over 400,000, warranting some to call them «Taiwan's Fifth Ethnic Group». This book argues that the rise of these marriages is a… (Harde kaft)

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    79,95
  • 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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    59,95
  • 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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    109,95
  • 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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    40,95