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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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    128,95
  • 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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    39,95
  • 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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    42,95
  • 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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    82,95
  • 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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    81,95
  • 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.… (Zachte kaft)

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    37,95
  • 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… (Zachte kaft)

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    40,95
  • 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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    136,95
  • Jews and Non-Jews: Memories and Interactions from the Perspective of Cultural Studies

    The book adds new studies of memories and interactions between Jews and non-Jews to the historical and cultural research on this topic. It gathers in one volume the results of work by scholars from several countries, while the topics of the articles cover… (Harde kaft)

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    50,95
  • 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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    70,95
  • Rethinking 'Identities'

    This volume sets out to re-imagine the theoretical and epistemological presuppositions of existing scholarship on identities. Despite a well-established body of scholarly texts that examine the concept from a wide range of perspectives, there is a surprising… (Zachte kaft)

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    62,95
  • 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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    48,95
  • Rosinka Chaudhuri boeken
    Rosinka Chaudhuri - The Literary Thing

    The imponderable value of the literary to critical discourse is given pre-eminence in this study of cultural turning points in the history of Bengali literature, so that we might investigate the place of the aesthetic in the composition of a literary culture… (Zachte kaft)

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    30,95
  • Alternative Worlds

    In an attempt to counteract the doom and gloom of the economic crisis and the politicians' overused dictum that 'there is no alternative', this interdisciplinary collection presents a number of alternative worlds that were conceived over the course of the last… (Zachte kaft)

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    66,95
  • 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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    60,95
  • 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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    44,95
  • 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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    60,95
  • 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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    60,95
  • 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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    58,95
  • 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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    95,95
  • 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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    67,95
  • 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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    84,95
  • 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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    62,95
  • 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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    38,95
  • 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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    64,95