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  1. 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
  2. Sacred Eroticism

    Sacred Eroticism: Tantra and Sexuality in the Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute (MISA) [Paperback]

    Massimo Introvigne(Author)

    $19.99

    ISBN: 9788869773747
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Social Science
    Sacred sexuality has been an important if neglected feature of Western eroticism from the century down to the present day. Founded in Romania, the Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute (MISA) turned sacred esotericism into the centr... .... 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. Nairobi in the Making

    Nairobi in the Making: Landscapes of Time and Urban Belonging [Paperback]

    Constance Smith(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781847013262
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 46
    What does it mean to make a life in an African city today? How do ordinary Africans, surrounded by collapsing urban infrastructures and amid fantastical promises of hypermodern, globalised futures, try to ensure a place for themselves in the city'... .... Learn More
  5. What We Do Next Really Matters

    What We Do Next Really Matters [Paperback]

    Mark Roeder(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9781922669209
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Our world is at a critical turning point in history, as certainties are swept aside by a global pandemic, climate change and political upheaval. The choices we make over the next few years How we respond to these challenges will resonate for decad... .... Learn More
  6. The Politics of the Dead in Zimbabwe 2000-2020

    The Politics of the Dead in Zimbabwe 2000-2020: Bones, Rumours & Spirits [Hardback]

    Joost Fontein(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012678
    Published by : James Currey
    In 1898, just before she was hanged for rebelling against colonial rule, Charwe Nyakasikana, spirit medium of the legendary ancestor Ambuya Nehanda, famously prophesised that "my bones will rise again". A century later bones, bodies and ... .... Learn More
  7. Whites and Democracy in South Africa

    Whites and Democracy in South Africa [Hardback]

    Roger Southall(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012890
    Published by : James Currey
    How have whites adjusted to, contributed to and detracted from democracy in South Africa since 1994? Engaging with the literature on 'whiteness' and the current trope that the democratic settlement has failed, this book provides a study of how whi... .... Learn More
  8. Decolonizing African Studies

    Decolonizing African Studies: Knowledge Production, Agency, and Voice [Hardback]

    Toyin Falola(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781648250279
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: 93
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  9. 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
  10. 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

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