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  1. Dervishes along the Silk Roads: Between Past and Present

    Dervishes along the Silk Roads: Between Past and Present [Paperback]

    $28.99

    ISBN: 9788869774270
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    This book highlights aspects of the spiritual culture within Islam that flourished along the 'Silk Roads' – the term coined by Ferdinand von Richthofen in 1877 to describe the web of caravan routes that connected China, South and Central Asi... .... 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. Sacred Nature

    Sacred Nature: Animism and Materiality in Ancient Religions [Hardback]

    Nicola Laneri(Editor); Anna Perdibon(Editor)

    Regular Price: $95.00

    Special Price: $71.00

    ISBN: 9781789259179
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Material Religion in Antiquity
    Volume: 2
    Sacred Nature: Animism and Materiality in Ancient Religions is the second volume of the series Material Religion in Antiquity (MaReA). The book collects the proceedings of the international online workshop carrying the same title organized ... .... Learn More
  5. Rightful Shares

    Rightful Shares: Storying homes with the Punjabi diaspora in Italy [Paperback]

    Sara Bonfanti(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9788869773976
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Social Science
    The book delivers a rich ethnographic account of present-day Indian communities in northern Italy, considering their journeys of diaspora as well as dynamics of integration, focusing on the shift from first to second migrant generation with an imp... .... Learn More
  6. Seniors, Foreign Caregivers, Families, Institutions

    Seniors, Foreign Caregivers, Families, Institutions: Linguistic and Multidisciplinary Perspectives [Paperback]

    Boyd Davis(Editor); Alessandra Vicentini(Editor); Kim Grego(Editor)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9788869773716
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    The studies included in this edited volume explore discourses surrounding the aging population, those who assist them, their families and the institutions/organizations that offer services to them. Qualitative and quantitative theoretical inputs f... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Songlines

    Songlines: Sieben Schwestern erschaffen Australien [Hardback]

    Margo Neale(Editor)

    $39.95

    ISBN: 9783777439877
    Published by : Hirmer Verlag GmbH
    Die Erfolgsausstellung aus Canberra kommt nach Berlin: Entdecken Sie den Ursprung Australiens anhand einer seiner zentralen Schöpfungsgeschichten aus erster Hand! Konzipiert und realisiert von einem Indigenen Kuratorium in Zusammenarbeit mit ... .... Learn More
  9. The People Are Not There'

    The People Are Not There': The Transformation of Badenoch 1800–1863 [Hardback]

    David Taylor(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781910900819
    Published by : John Donald
    Badenoch today is a landscape of empty glens and ruined settlements, but it was not always so. This book examines the transformative events that shaped the region’s destiny: climate and market forces, hunger and relief measures, sheep farms ... .... Learn More
  10. Silver and Frankincense

    Silver and Frankincense: Scent and personal adornment in the Arab world [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode(Author)

    $23.00

    ISBN: 9789492940100
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Although scent has always played a major role in personal adornment in the Arab world, its evanescent quality leaves very few or no traces at all over time. This book presents an introduction into this lesser known aspect of personal adornment in ... .... Learn More

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