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  1. Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

    Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia [Hardback]

    Dr. Onesius O. Daeli(Author)

    $135.00

    ISBN: 9789088909306
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Ci is the Asmat word for dugout canoe. The ci is an integral part of the everyday life of the Asmat – an ethnic group residing in eastern Indonesia in Papua province (formerly Irian Jaya) – who live in the middle of a huge tidal swampy... .... Learn More
  2. Nadia Boulanger

    Nadia Boulanger: Thoughts on Music [Hardback]

    Jeanice Brooks(Editor); Kimberly Francis(Editor)

    $110.00

    ISBN: 9781580469678
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 166
    The impact of Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) on twentieth-century music was vast: as composer, keyboard performer, conductor, impresario, and pedagogue. Her extensive musical networks included figures such as Fauré, Stravinsky, and Poulenc, an... .... Learn More
  3. Heart of Violence

    Heart of Violence: Why People Harm Each Other [Paperback]

    Paul Valent(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781925984057
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    Violence is the plague of our civilization. It threatens us daily through its many tentacles: domestic violence, criminal violence, sexual abuse, terrorism, state violence, revolution, war, and genocide.

    The recently evolved discipline of... .... Learn More
  4. West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals

    West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals: History, Memory, and Transnationalism [Paperback]

    Raphael Chijioke Njoku(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781580469845
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 88
    In recent decades, there has been an explosion of scholarly interest in African-styled traditions and the influence of these traditions upon the African diaspora. In this important new analysis, author Raphael Njoku explores the transnational conn... .... Learn More
  5. Willa Cather

    Willa Cather: The Critical Conversation [Hardback]

    Kelsey Squire(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571139979
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Literary Criticism in Perspective
    The ever-growing body of criticism on Willa Cather and her fiction is indicative of her enduring position as a pre-eminent figure of twentieth-century American literature. It has been spurred by the challenge of situating Cather in relation to est... .... Learn More
  6. The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa: Towards Building Institutional Foundations [Hardback]

    Kidane Mengisteab(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781847012470
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    In the early 1990s, a wave of democratization swept through many African countries, but its prevailing election-centred liberal approach failed to result in sustainable democracies. Why should this be and what can be done about it? This multi-disc... .... Learn More
  7. Writing the Self, Creating Community

    Writing the Self, Creating Community: German Women Authors and the Literary Sphere, 1750-1850 [Hardback]

    Elisabeth Krimmer(Editor); Lauren Nossett(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781640140783
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Women and Gender in German Studies
    Volume: Volume 4
    Beginning in the 1770s, the German literary market experienced unprecedented growth. The enormous demand for reading materials that stimulated this burgeoning market created new opportunities for women writers. At the same time, they still faced n... .... Learn More
  8. Land, Investment & Politics

    Land, Investment & Politics: Reconfiguring Eastern Africa's Pastoral Drylands [Paperback]

    Jeremy Lind(Editor); Doris Okenwa(Editor); Ian Scoones(Editor)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781847012494
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Issues
    More than ever before, the gaze of global investment has been directed to the drylands of Africa, but what does this mean for these regions' pastoralists and other livestock-keepers and their livelihoods? Will those who have occupied drylands over... .... Learn More
  9. Land, Investment & Politics

    Land, Investment & Politics: Reconfiguring Eastern Africa's Pastoral Drylands [Hardback]

    Jeremy Lind(Editor); Doris Okenwa(Editor); Ian Scoones(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781847012524
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Issues
    More than ever before, the gaze of global investment has been directed to the drylands of Africa, but what does this mean for these regions' pastoralists and other livestock-keepers and their livelihoods? Will those who have occupied drylands over... .... Learn More
  10. Coquettes, Wives, and Widows

    Coquettes, Wives, and Widows: Gender Politics in French Baroque Opera and Theater [Hardback]

    Marcie Ray(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781580469883
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman Studies in Music
    Volume: Volume 72
    Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century French theatrical works created an uneasy dialogue with the often-blistering depictions of marriage in contemporary writings by literary women. For over a century, composers and librettists attempted to silence ... .... Learn More

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