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  1. Bad Cities

    Bad Cities [Paperback]

    Ugo Rubeo(Author)

    $28.99

    ISBN: 9788869772818
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    From Larry Kramer's New York to Roth's Newark and Colla's Baghdad, this collection of 15 essays explores how American contemporary literature tackles the issue of urban violence, its relationship with the forerunners of the genre, and how its main... .... Learn More
  2. The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland

    The Cultural History of Musical Instruments in Scotland: 1700 to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Vivien E. Williams(Editor); Hugh Cheape(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781910900208
    Published by : John Donald
    What can a bagpipe, a fiddle or a harpsichord tell us about national culture and identity? Each country has a different story to tell, and Scotland’s story has not yet been told. This book traces the cultural and social history of musical in... .... Learn More
  3. Hebridean Island

    Hebridean Island: Memories of Scarp [Paperback]

    Angus Duncan(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781912476695
    Published by : Origin
    The island of Scarp lies off the west coast of North Harris in the Outer Hebrides and was populated for more than 400 years until 1971, when the last of the native population left.  This magnificent account of Scarp describes an island commun... .... Learn More
  4. Robert Codrington's Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia

    Robert Codrington's Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia [Paperback]

    Nick Stanley(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780861592357
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 235
    Robert Codrington (1830–1922) trained to be a priest at Oxford University where he was ordained in 1857. He volunteered to work in Nelson, New Zealand, from 1860–4 and was appointed as headmaster of the Melanesian Mission training scho... .... Learn More
  5. Disability in Africa

    Disability in Africa: Inclusion, Care, and the Ethics of Humanity [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Editor); Nic Hamel(Editor); Anna Lee Carothers(Contributor); Maria Berghs(Contributor); Fikru Negash Gebrekidan(Contributor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580469715
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 91
    While the disability rights movement of recent decades has a rich and well-documented history, it is a history mostly focused on the Global North. Disability in Africa presents an interdisciplinary approach to cultural, health, and policy c... .... Learn More
  6. In Praise of the Western World

    In Praise of the Western World [Paperback]

    Franco La Cecla(Editor)

    $26.99

    ISBN: 9788869773136
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    Today it is widely reported that the West is in crisis, with Europe at the forefront. There are plenty of arguments to sustain this claim, as the ranks of Europe’s critics currently confirm, including those who continue to try and attribute ... .... Learn More
  7. Kleronomia: Legacy and Inheritance

    Kleronomia: Legacy and Inheritance: Studies on the Aegean Bronze Age in Honor of Jeffrey S. Soles [Hardback]

    Prof. Joanne M.A. Murphy PhD(Editor); Dr. Jerolyn E. Morrison PhD(Editor)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781931534284
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 61
    Kleronomiá (kληρονομιά)—meaning legacy, inheritance, or allotment—encapsulates many of Jeffrey Soles’s feelings about the modern town and archaeological site of Mochlos in eas... .... Learn More
  8. Gournes, Pediada: A Minoan Cemetery in Crete

    Gournes, Pediada: A Minoan Cemetery in Crete [Hardback]

    Calliope E. Galanaki(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781931534260
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 63
    The results of the excavation of an Early Bronze Age cemetery—including 37 tombs and an associated rectangular Minoan building—at Gournes in north-central Crete revealed strong relations with the Cyclades during the time of the Kampos ... .... Learn More
  9. Göltepe Excavations

    Göltepe Excavations: Tin Production at an Early Bronze Age Mining Town in the Central Taurus Mountains, Turkey [Hardback]

    Prof. Kutlu Aslıhan Yener PhD(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781931534277
    Published by : INSTAP Academic Press (Institute for Aegean Prehistory)
    Series: Prehistory Monographs
    Volume: 64
    This volume presents over fifteen years (1981–1996) of archaeometallurgy surveys and specifically the excavations of an Early Bronze Age miners’ village, Göltepe and its associated tin mine, Kestel. The results of the surface surv... .... Learn More
  10. Field Research in Africa

    Field Research in Africa: The Ethics of Researcher Vulnerabilities [Paperback]

    An Ansoms(Editor); Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka(Editor); Susan Thomson(Editor); Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka(Author); Susan Thomson(Author); An Ansoms(Contributor); Aymar Nyenyezi Bisoka(Contributor)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781847012692
    Published by : James Currey
    Researchers working in Africa are engaged in ethical, methodological, logistical, emotional and professional compromises. Juggling the demands of being a researcher and being human, scholars must balance the recording of data withthe emotional dem... .... Learn More

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