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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. 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
  3. 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 Atiquity
    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
  4. 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
  5. The People Are Not There'

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

    David Taylor(Author)

    $90.00

    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
  6. 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 eroticism has been an important if neglected feature of Western esotericism from the early modern era down to the present day. Founded in Romania, the Movement for Spiritual Integration into the Absolute (MISA) turned sacred esotericism int... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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)

    $80.00

    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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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