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  • Al Makin boeken
    Al Makin - Representing the Enemy

    This work claims that Musaylima served as a prophet for his own people in Yamama in more or less the same way as the Prophet Muhammad in Mecca and Medina. However, unlike Islam, Musaylima's religious movement did not survive. Here, a complete story of… (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Representing Gender in Cultures

    This book investigates the concepts of gender and representation in an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective from the viewpoint of a variety of European and North American cultural and intellectual traditions. It contextualizes recent debates about the… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Anne-Line Hannesen boeken
    Anne-Line Hannesen - Bitterkomix - A South African Comic as an Indigenous Ethnography

    By means of a South African comic - Bitterkomix - this study deals with two current debates in Cultural Anthropology: Visual Culture and Indigenous Ethnography. Bitterkomix is a comic anthology which criticises and subverts the Afrikaans culture from within.… (Zachte 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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  • 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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  • Family, Kinship and State in Contemporary Europe 2

    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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  • The New Europe at the Crossroads

    The New Europe at the Crossroads: Europe's Classical Heritage in the Twenty-first Century consists of a selection of essays presented at the «New Europe at the Crossroads» conferences in York, England (1998), and at Teikyo University in Berlin, Germany… (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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  • 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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  • Pathways to Empathy

    Dreißig Jahre nach Arlie Hochschilds einflussreicher Studie »The Managed Heart« über die Folgen der Kommodifizierung von Gefühlen für das Individuum ist die Ökonomisierung des vormals Privaten weiter vorangeschritten. Ausgehend von Hochschilds Konzepten… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jean Kommers, Eric Venbrux boeken
    Jean Kommers, Eric Venbrux - Cultural styles of knowledge transmission

    Emeritus Antropoloog dr. Ad Borsboom (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) wijdde zijn academische carrière aan overdracht van culturele kennis. De inzichten die Borsboom hij gedurende vele jaren van veldwerk onder de Australische Aboriginals verwierf deelde hij… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Karen Jacobs boeken
    Karen Jacobs - Collecting Kamoro. Objects, encounters and representation on the southwest coast of Papua

    The story of ethnographic collecting is one of cross-cultural encounters. This book focuses on collecting encounters in the Kamoro region of Papua from the earliest collections made in 1828 until 2011. Exploring the links between representation and collecting,… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Feelings at the Margins

    Gewalt und Stigmatisierung führen zu einschneidenden psychischen Grenzerfahrungen, denen viele Menschen im gegenwärtigen Indonesien ausgesetzt sind. Aus sozial- und kulturanthropologischer, geschichtlicher und politischer Perspektive beschäftigen sich die… (Zachte kaft)

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  • L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens boeken
    L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens - Sharing Knowledge and Cultural Heritage: First Nations of the Americas

    Sharing Knowledge & Cultural Heritage (SK&CH), First Nations of the Americas, testifies to the growing commitment of museum professionals in the twenty-first century to share collections with the descendants of people and communities from whom the collections… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Jimmy Mans boeken
    Jimmy Mans - Amotopoan Trails. A recent archaeology of Trio movements

    In this book the concept of mobility is explored for the archaeology of the Amazonian and Caribbean region. As a result of technological and methodological progress in archaeology, mobility has become increasingly visible on the level of the individual.… (Zachte kaft)

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