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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. African dolls

    African dolls: A private collection [Hardback]

    Jan Wychers(Author); Jolanda Bos(Author)

    $37.00

    ISBN: 9789492940162
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Series: The Private Collection Series
    Volume: 1
    This private collection of African dolls, sometimes spontaneously decorated with beadwork, are witnesses of people's hopes and beliefs. The book is richly illustrated with overviews and detailed photographs of the objects and, apart from a descrip... .... Learn More
  4. Wearables

    Wearables: Magazine on Wearable Heritage [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos(Editor)

    $26.00

    ISBN: 9789492940179
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Series: Wearables
    Volume: 1
    Annual magazine edition, attractively illustrated, bringing together a variety of ethnographic topics on costume and jewelry traditions, placed in their cultural setting. .... Learn More
  5. Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural Heritage Studies

    Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural Heritage Studies [Paperback]

    Sonali Gupta(Editor)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9789492940186
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Volume: 1
    The Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural and Heritage Studies is an endeavor to include research oriented articles on the Himalayas from different sections of academia which includes and is not limited to archaeology, anthropology, histo... .... Learn More
  6. Sacred Queer Stories

    Sacred Queer Stories: Ugandan LGBTQ+ Refugee Lives & the Bible [Hardback]

    Adriaan van Klinken(Author); Johanna Stiebert(Author); Sebyala Brian(Author); Fredrick Hudson(Author); Tom Muyunga-Mukasa(Contributor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012838
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Religion in Transforming Africa
    Volume: 8
    Presenting the deeply moving personal life stories of Ugandan LGBTQ+ refugees in Nairobi, Kenya alongside an analysis of the process in which they creatively engaged with two Bible stories - Daniel in the Lions' Den (Old Testament) and Jesus and t... .... Learn More
  7. Chivalry and the Medieval Past

    Chivalry and the Medieval Past [Paperback]

    Katie Stevenson(Editor); Barbara Gribling(Editor); Antti Matikkala(Contributor); Barbara Gribling(Contributor); David W. Allan(Contributor); Katie Stevenson(Contributor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783276424
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Medievalism
    Volume: 7
    One of the most difficult and complex ethical and cultural codes to define, chivalry has proved a flexible, ever-changing phenomenon, constantly adapted in the hands of medieval knights, Renaissance princes, early modern antiquarians, Enlightenmen... .... Learn More
  8. Youth and Popular Culture in Africa

    Youth and Popular Culture in Africa: Media, Music, and Politics [Hardback]

    Paul Ugor(Editor); Bamba Ndiaye(Contributor); David Kerr(Contributor); Ty-Juana Taylor(Contributor); Ibrahim Bangura(Contributor)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781648250248
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 92
    This edited collection focuses on the links between youth and African popular culture. Contributions by a distinguished group of scholars explore popular culture produced and consumed by young people in contemporary Africa. Essays cover a variety ... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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