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  • Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual. Volume V: Transfer and Spaces

    Held in Heidelberg from September 29 to October 2, 2008 by the collaborative research center SFB 619 "Ritual Dynamics" , the international conference "Ritual Dynamics and the Science of Ritual" assembled most of the leading experts on rituals studies and more… (Harde kaft)

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  • Niels Gutschow boeken
    Niels Gutschow - Handling Death

    In a rare combination of competence, an architectural historian (Niels Gutschow) and an indologist (Axel Michaels) have documented death rituals of the ethnic community of Newars in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. The first part of the book focusses to a specific… (Harde kaft)

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  • 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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  • The Governance of Legal Pluralism

    Law is considered by lawyers and sociologists to be at the very center of social integration in Western societies, whereas social anthropological discourses regard law as marginal in Non-Western societies. Empirical studies of multi-sited legal frameworks in… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Andrew Gebhart boeken
    Andrew Gebhart - Holland Flowering

    Growing tulip bulbs on the moon, and a tulip shaped island in the North Sea. Frederick Ruysch's wunderkammer and contemporary bloemencorsos. A Dutch-Chinese billionaire, aka the Orchid King, recreates a 'Dutch' town in northeast China complete with a replica… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Family, Kinship and State in Contemporary Europe 3

    Over the years, a consensus has grown among European policy specialists that kinship should play a larger role in the welfare state. This title examines the fundamental questions about such kinship ties and seeks to understand how and why family members help… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Julia Bernstein boeken
    Julia Bernstein - Food for Thought

    Russischsprachige Juden, die nach Deutschland oder Israel ausgewandert sind, leben in vielschichtigen sozialen Realitäten. Dazu gehört auch die Esskultur, die eine besondere Rolle für die Konstruktion von Identität spielen kann, wie Julia Bernstein zeigt.… (Zachte kaft)

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mattijs van de Port boeken
    Mattijs van de Port - Ecstatic encounters

    Ecstatic Encountersgaat over ervaringen en gebeurtenissen die systematisch de toegang tot de academische tekst worden ontzegd. Het boek, dat zich als een roman laat lezen, vertelt het verhaal van een antropoloog in Bahia die vreest door een geest bezeten te… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Reproductive Technologies as Global Form

    In the thirty years since the first "test-tube baby," in-vitro fertilization and other methods of reproductive assistance have become a common aspect of family life and medicine in developed nations--and, increasingly, throughout the world. This collection… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Asma Agzenay boeken
    Asma Agzenay - Returning the Gaze

    This book is proposed as a contribution to postcolonial critiques of the colonial and postcolonial exotic. It investigates the exotic as a representation of colonial cultural difference in colonial discourse, culture and history, and its oppositional… (Zachte 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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  • Yan Yuan boeken
    Yan Yuan - A Different Place in the Making

    "The last three decades have seen dramatic changes in Chinese cities. While many tend to read these changes as the result of institutional reforms, macro planning, and top-down development, the author of this study focuses on the undercurrent at the bottom,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Matías Bruera boeken
    Matías Bruera - Mapping the Tasteland

    This book draws together the results of extensive research into the complex relationships that some modern European and Argentinean writers have enjoyed with food and wine. The European writers considered include Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin, Honoré de… (Zachte 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Oskar Verkaaik boeken
    Oskar Verkaaik - Religious architecture

    Deze titel is onderdeel van de OAPEN Library - http://www.oapen.org.religie|architectuur Oskar Verkaaik werkt als antropoloog aan de Universiteit van Amsterdam. Hij publiceerde eerder bij onder meer Uitgeverij Bulaaq en Princeton University Press. (Zachte kaft)

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  • Anna-Karina Hermkens boeken
    Anna-Karina Hermkens - Engendering objects. Dynamics of Barkcloth and Gender among the Maisin of Papua New Guinea

    Engendering objects explores social and cultural dynamics among Maisin people in Collingwood Bay (Papua New Guinea) through the lens of material culture. Focusing upon the visually stimulating decorated barkcloths that are used as male and female garments,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Politics of Passion

    The demise of the modern self-centred subject does not engender a waning but a politicisation of affect: The site of passion is now no longer the individual's interiority but the contact zone of intersubjective encounters. The public and political status of… (Harde 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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  • Environmental Uncertainty and Local Knowledge

    Southeast Asia is a laboratory showing current worldwide ecological issues. Environmental change, natural resource exploitation as well as global climate change increasingly threaten people's livelihoods. Environmentally based uncertainties foster a high level… (Zachte kaft)

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  • 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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