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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)


    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. Hebridean Island

    Hebridean Island: Memories of Scarp [Paperback]

    Angus Duncan(Author)


    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
  3. Whites and Democracy in South Africa

    Whites and Democracy in South Africa [Hardback]

    Roger Southall(Author)


    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
  4. Bad Cities

    Bad Cities [Paperback]

    Ugo Rubeo(Author)


    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
  5. Inside Mining Capitalism

    Inside Mining Capitalism: The micropolitics of work on the Congolese and Zambian copperbelts [Paperback]

    Benjamin Rubbers(Editor); Thomas McNamara(Contributor); Benjamin Rubbers(Contributor); James Musonda(Contributor); Kristien Geenen(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781847012869
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Issues
    Volume: 48
    Since the beginning of the 21st century, African countries with mineral resources have witnessed an unprecedented rise in foreign direct investments and the development of new flexible workforce management practices in the mining industry. But wha... .... Learn More
  6. African dolls

    African dolls: A private collection [Hardback]

    Jan Wychers(Author); Jolanda Bos(Author)


    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
  7. Wearables

    Wearables: Magazine on Wearable Heritage [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos(Editor)


    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
  8. Safeguarding Cultural Property and the 1954 Hague Convention

    Safeguarding Cultural Property and the 1954 Hague Convention: All Possible Steps [Hardback]

    Paul Fox(Editor); Emma Cunliffe(Editor); Peter G. Stone(Contributor); Emma Cunliffe(Author); Nigel Pollard(Contributor)


    ISBN: 9781783276660
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Heritage Matters
    Significant attention today focusses on heritage destruction, but the key international laws prohibiting it - the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its First and Second Protocols (1954... .... Learn More
  9. Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural Heritage Studies

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

    Sonali Gupta(Editor)


    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
  10. 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)


    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

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