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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities, as well as expecting leading citizens to pay for 'bread and circuses' - free food and public entertainment. This collection of essays by leading scholars from the UK and USA explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy.... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 69.99
Verwandtschaft ist eine soziale Denk- und Handlungskategorie, die zwar im Alltag eine wichtige Rolle spielt, die aber in der Soziologie und im speziellen Feld der Familiensoziologie eine fast vergessene Thematik ist. Dies gilt insbesondere für die über die Kernfamilie hinausreichenden erweiterten Familienbeziehungen. Nina Jakoby zeigt, dass die erweiterte... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 19.95
The 1870 Ghost Dance was a significant but too often disregarded transformative historical movement with particular impact on the Native peoples of northern California. The spiritual energies of this ?great wave,? as Peter Nabokov has called it, have passed down to the present day among Native Californians, some of whose contemporary individual and... more...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2014; US$ 49.95
Third in a series of very popular activity books for intercultural trainers, this time focusing on international relocation. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of Shamanism has the duel task of exploring the common ground of shamanic traditions and evaluating the diversity of both traditional indigenous communities and individual Western seekers. This is done in an introduction, a bibliography, a chronology, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries, which explore the consistent features... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
This dictionary provides nearly 1,000 concise and informative cross-referenced A to Z entries on religious, political, and cultural themes, as well as entries on a number of major families and individuals (artists, writers, diplomats, and leaders) who have contributed to the Druze communities. This volume is also complemented with a chronology, an... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00
This case study of Chinese settlement in Mauritius investigates the complexities of colonial diasporas and sets the construction of a mythology of migration against the realities of the processes of negotiation and communication with the larger society. more...