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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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  • Reconstructing Jewish Identity in Pre- and Post-Holocaust Literature and Culture

    The volume aims to illuminate the issue of Jewish identity in the context of its pre-Holocaust European origins and post-Holocaust American and Israeli settings. Jewish experience and identity construction in Europe, America and Israel are presented through… (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Early Childhoods in the Global South

    This interdisciplinary volume aims to deepen and enrich the reader's understanding of children's lives in the Global South. At a time when provision for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) is expanding across the globe, this book highlights issues around… (Zachte 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Andrea Carosso boeken
    Andrea Carosso - Cold War Narratives

    Cold War Narratives reveals the power that representations, understood as both cultural production and public discourse, have held in shaping the imaginaries of early Cold War America. By engaging conflicting accounts of the 1950s as either affirmations of a… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Nationalisms and Identities among Indigenous Peoples

    This book explores the emergence of national identities among the Indigenous peoples of North America. It examines the problems Native communities have faced in asserting themselves as nations and broadens our understanding of Native American nationalism,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Latinas/os on the East Coast

    Latinas/os on the East Coast: A Critical Reader provides a comprehensive overview of established and contemporary research and essays written about communities that represent the Latina/o diaspora on the East Coast of the United States. Collectively, it… (Zachte 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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  • Latinas/os on the East Coast

    Latinas/os on the East Coast: A Critical Reader provides a comprehensive overview of established and contemporary research and essays written about communities that represent the Latina/o diaspora on the East Coast of the United States. Collectively, it… (Harde kaft)

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  • Sexual Fantasies

    This book expands the notion of sexual fantasies from the field of psychology into the realms of cultural studies, anthropology, philosophy, and sociology. So far, much research on sexual fantasies has dealt with issues of gender differences, the effect of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ashkenazim and Sephardim: A European Perspective

    This volume is devoted to selected aspects of the culture and language of the two largest Jewish Diaspora groups, Sephardim and Ashkenazim. The authors analyze the latest European research tendencies related to both Jewish factions. Questions concern the… (Harde kaft)

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  • Sleeping Beauties in Victorian Britain

    Artists, scientists and the wider public of the Victorian era all seem to have shared a common interest in the myth of the Briar Rose and its contemporary implications, from the Pre-Raphaelites and late Victorian aesthetes to the fascinated crowds who visited… (Zachte 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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  • 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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  • Katarzyna Majbroda boeken
    Katarzyna Majbroda - Clifford Geertz's Interpretive Anthropology

    Over the last decades Clifford Geertz' interpretive anthropology has played an important role in the field of socio-cultural anthropology. The study presents the critical reception of his thoughts in Western countries and Polish anthropology. Interpretive… (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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  • Sonja Lenk boeken
    Sonja Lenk - Consciousness in Oscillation

    The thesis addresses the question of human consciousness in its oscillation between conditioning and transcendence: the impact of cultural worldviews on the individual's lifeworld and their gradual transcendence as a form of spiritual practice. At the centre… (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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  • 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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