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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural Heritage Studies

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

    Sonali Gupta(Editor)

    $30.00

    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
  8. Deer Stones of Northern Mongolia

    Deer Stones of Northern Mongolia [Paperback]

    Jamsranjev Bayarsaikhan(Author); William Fitzhugh(Introduction)

    $25.00

    ISBN: 9781736690246
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    When our joint Mongolian-American Deer Stone Project began there was little world-wide recognition that nomadic pastoral societies offered an alternative pathway to civilization and empire. Today we recognize the formative nature of Mongolia&rsquo... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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