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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Assigning Cultural Values

    Assigning Cultural Values is a collection of thirteen essays focusing on the analysis of cultural value in light of aestheticization or aesthetic practices. Reflecting the fruits of the Research Council of Norway's comprehensive programme for cultural research… (Harde kaft)

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  • Japan Copes with Calamity

    Bringing together studies by experienced researchers of Japan from field sites around the disaster zone, this book presents the survivors' struggles in their own words: from enduring life in shelters and temporary housing, through re-creating the fishing… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Negotiating Disasters: Politics, Representation, Meanings

    A wide spectrum of events are covered ranging from floods, the tsunami of 2004, earthquakes and landslides to such long-term processes as the decline of pastures or coastlines. The diversity of the case studies opens up questions on method and the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Cornel Micu boeken
    Cornel Micu - From Peasants to Farmers? Agrarian Reforms and Modernisation in Twentieth Century Romania

    The underdevelopment of agriculture was an important subject during the negotiations for Romania's accession to the European Union. The problem of backwardness in rural areas is, however, far from new and during the twentieth century several agrarian reforms… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Shuxue Li boeken
    Shuxue Li - Lewis Mumford

    Lewis Mumford's achievements as an architectural critic, literary critic and urbanist are well known. However, his contribution to the American studies movement and to cultural studies in general has almost been forgotten in recent years. By situating… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Breaking the Panel!

    At the beginning of the 21st century, comics are a medium `on the rise' in scholarship and in schools. This collection of essays, which emerged from a graduate student conference at TU Dortmund University, demonstrates their immense medial, artistic, and… (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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  • 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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  • Models of Personal Conversion in Russian cultural history of the 19<SUP>th</SUP> and 20<SUP>th</SUP> centuries

    This volume offers a view of modern Russian intellectual culture as shaped by the dynamic of conversions. The individual contributions examine a rich variety of personal conversions occurring in a culture in which the written word enjoyed a privileged status… (Harde kaft)

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  • Faces and Masks of Ugliness in Literary Narratives

    This collection of essays deals primarily with the idea of ugliness as represented in a variety of literary narratives in English. Shakespeare's Caliban and his depiction in The Tempest and its contemporary film adaptations are dealt with, just as Joseph… (Harde kaft)

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  • D.A.

    «D.A.» represents a cultural science handbook of «Design Anthropology», providing an epistemology, phenomenology and survey of the varieties of the extended concept of design. Here the design concept is placed at the centre of the nexus of meaning of… (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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  • 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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