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  1. African Migration Narratives

    African Migration Narratives: Politics, Race, and Space [Paperback]

    Cajetan Iheka(Editor); Jack Taylor(Editor)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781648250064
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 81
    This essay collection examines the representations of migration in African literature, film, and other visual media. Inspired by the proliferation of texts focused on this theme and the ongoing migration crises, essays in the volume probe the ways... .... 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. Disability in Africa

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

    Toyin Falola(Editor); Nic Hamel(Editor)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9781580469715
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 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
  5. 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
  6. Furusato

    Furusato: 'Home' at the Nexus of History, Art, Society, and Self [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig(Editor); Enrico Fongaro(Editor); Aldo Tollini(Editor)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9788869772771
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Studies
    Furusato (home, hometown, and/or place of origin) is a revered and idealized concept in Japan. On an individual level, it plays a central role in personal identity; in a broader social and cultural milieu, it is constitutive of a sense of nostalgi... .... Learn More
  7. Understanding Social Conflict

    Understanding Social Conflict: The Relationship between Sociology and History [Paperback]

    Liana M. Daher(Editor)

    $28.00

    ISBN: 9788869771613
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    Since the beginning of the last century Weber argued the indissoluble link between sociology and history. His approach saw the relationship between history and sociology as based on (a) mutual and essential support, and (b) logical priority, accor... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. Healing Power

    Healing Power: Living Traditions, Global Interactions [Paperback]

    Cunera Buijs(Editor); Dr Wouter Welling(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9789088909184
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Hidden healing practices exert fascination as well as stimulate extensive scientific and public interest. It is a contested topic for many indigenous peoples. Throughout the ages, numerous spiritual healing forms have been marginalized or severely... .... Learn More
  10. Healing Power

    Healing Power: Living Traditions, Global Interactions [Hardback]

    Cunera Buijs(Editor); Dr Wouter Welling(Editor)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9789088909191
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Hidden healing practices exert fascination as well as stimulate extensive scientific and public interest. It is a contested topic for many indigenous peoples. Throughout the ages, numerous spiritual healing forms have been marginalized or severely... .... Learn More

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