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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Trophies, relics and curios?

    The British Missionary movement, which began in earnest in the early 19th century, was one of the most extraordinary movements of the last two centuries, radically transforming the lives of people in large parts of the globe, including in Europe itself.By… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Marek Golebiowski boeken
    Marek Golebiowski - An Encyclopedia of American Culture

    This encyclopedia aims to provide a ready reference to various aspects of American culture. The time frame is from the colonial period to the end of the 20th century. The areas covered are fine arts (painting, sculpture, photography); performing… (Harde 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.… (Zachte 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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  • Curare. Zeitschrift für Ethnomedizin und transkulturelle Psychiatrie / Objekte sammeln, sehen und deuten.

    Inhalt/Contents: * Ekkehard Schröder & Werner H. Stöcklin+: Objekte sammeln, sehen und deuten im "interdisziplinären Arbeitsfeld Ethnologie & Medizin". Editorial ++ Nachruf / Obituary * Nachruf auf Werner H. Stöcklin (1932-2012), Basler Kinderarzt und… (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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  • Francine Brinkgreve boeken
    Francine Brinkgreve - Lamak

    This is the first study to examine in detail ritual objects known as 'Lamak', a fascinating and unique form of ephemeral material culture which is a prominent feature of Balinese creativity.A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Francine Brinkgreve boeken
    Francine Brinkgreve - Lamak

    This is the first study to examine in detail ritual objects known as 'Lamak', a fascinating and unique form of ephemeral material culture which is a prominent feature of Balinese creativity.A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential… (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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  • Lived Space

    This book presents original research on the practical creation or use of places, homes, senses of loyalty and feelings of togetherness among Muslim minorities in Europe. The individual chapters deal with examples of Muslim 'homing' or 'sense-making'… (Harde kaft)

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  • Mededelingen Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde 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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  • Angella Meinerzag boeken
    Angella Meinerzag - Being 'Mande': Person, Land and Names

    This monograph presents an in-depth study of the Hinihon people in a remote mountainous area of the Adelbert Range, a part of Papua New Guinea under-represented in ethnography. Based on sound ethnographic fieldwork and by combining theoretical elements of the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Illuminated Table, the Prosperous House.

    The Illuminated Table, the Prosperous House brings together fourteen articles by researchers from Turkey and a number of European countries such as France, Germany and Poland. These articles deal with two of the major aspects of material culture, namely food… (Zachte kaft)

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  • K. Jok boeken
    K. Jok - Animism of the Nilotics and Discourses of Islamic Fundamentalism in Sudan

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Animism as a religion and a culture of the Nilotic peoples of the Upper River Nile in modern 'Southern Sudan'. It gives an account of how the Animistic ritual performances of the divine chief-priests are… (Zachte kaft)

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