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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Niels Gutschow boeken
    Niels Gutschow - Getting married

    Getting Married is the third and final volume on Hindu and Buddhist life-cycle rituals among the Newars of the ancient city of Bhaktapur in Nepal. It combines extensive fieldwork and the edition and translation of relevant ritual handbooks. While Handling… (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Grafficity

    Graffiti has its roots in urban youth and protest cultures. However, in the past decades it has become an established visual art form. The volume investigates how graffiti oscillates between genuine subversiveness and a more recent commercialisation and… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Ecological Migration

    In the context of the current wave of global environmental concern, this book considers measures aimed at solving environmental problems, investigating the example of ecological migration. The term 'ecological migration' refers to the organized migration of… (Zachte kaft)

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  • The Trayvon Martin in US

    The events surrounding the Trayvon Martin murder, trial and acquittal bring to public and private discourse the violent, brutal murders of Emmett Till, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Dr. King, while bringing back to memory the racially provoked murders of Black… (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… (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… (Harde kaft)

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  • Curare. Zeitschrift für Ethnomedizin und transkulturelle Psychiatrie / Migrationspsychologie, Medizinethnologie zu Hause und islamische Kultur in Europa heute /Psychology of Migration, Anthropology at

    Inhalt/Contents: *Ekkehard Schröder, Wolfgang Krahl & Hans-Jörg Assion: Migrationspsychologie und islamische Kultur in Europa heute (Editorial) *Wielant Machleidt: Erich Wulff als Ethnopsychiater. Hommage zu seinem 80. Geburtstag ***Beiträge zum Schwerpunkt… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Habitus in Habitat II

    Which are the aspects of cognition not yet focused on as such by brain research? How can one deal with them? This book sheds light on the other sides of cognition, on what they mean for forms and figurations of subjective, cultural and social understanding. In… (Zachte 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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  • Patrick Devlieger boeken
    Patrick Devlieger - Rethinking disability

    The act of life is a lived experience, common and unique, that ties each of us to every other lived experience. The fact of disability does not alter this fundamental truth. In this edition of Rethinking Disability: World Perspectives in Culture and Society,… (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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  • Performing Arts in Postmodern Bali

    This collection of articles covers recent phenomena in the revival and modernization of a broad variety of Balinese performing arts in both old and new contexts, seen through a postmodern lens. The only one of its kind in more than a decade, this collection… (Harde kaft)

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  • Jos van Beurden boeken
    Jos van Beurden - Treasures in Trusted Hands

    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscations by… (Zachte kaft)

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  • Undead Memory

    Vampires have never been as popular in Western culture as they are now: Twilight, True Blood, The Vampire Diaries and their fans have secured the vampire's place in contemporary culture. Yet the role vampires play in how we remember our pasts and configure our… (Harde kaft)

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  • Hermann Amborn boeken
    Hermann Amborn - Flexibel aus Tradition / Burji in Äthiopien und Kenia

    Seit den ersten ethnologischen Untersuchungen Mitte der 1930er Jahre wurde der Südwesten Äthiopiens zu einem Schwerpunkt deutscher Forschungen. Damit haben wir den seltenen Fall einer 70 Jahre währenden kontinuierlichen Forschung über eine ehemals… (Harde 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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  • 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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  • L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens boeken
    L. Van Broekhoven, C. Buijs, P. Hovens - Sharing Knowledge & Cultural Heritage

    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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