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  • Der ganze Menschby Bernd Janowski

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 158.54

    In den letzten zehn Jahren sind, angestoßen durch Debatten in der Religions-und Kulturwissenschaft, auch in der Altorientalistik, in der Ägyptologie, in der Bibelwissenschaft, in der Klassischen Altertumswissenschaft und in der Judaistik neue Aspekte zur Anthropologie der Antike und ihrer europäischen Nachgeschichte in den Vordergrund getreten, die... more...

  • Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communitiesby Andrew Ryder; Sarah Cemlyn

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    This book charts Gypsies Romany and Travellers community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations which support them. It describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intersectional discrimination across Europe. more...

  • Putting Folklore To Useby Michael Owen Jones

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Essays by thirteen folklorists explore applications in such areas as museums, aiding the homeless, environmental planning, art therapy, designing public spaces, organizing development, tourism, the public sector, aging, and creating an occupation's image." more...

  • Planning and Care for Children and Adolescents with Dental Enamel Defectsby Bernadette K. Drummond; Nicola Kilpatrick

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 105.72

    Defective development of tooth enamel or dentin is a significant dental problem for children and adolescents in various respects, and dentists and other oral health workers find managing these problems challenging and stressful. While a considerable amount of relevant research is currently being undertaken, much further investigation is needed. This... more...

  • African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplinesby Gloria Emeagwali; George J Sefa Dei

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 37.01

    This text explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems from scholars and scholar activists committed to the interrogation, production, articulation, dissemination and general development of endogenous and indigenous modes of intellectual activity and praxis. The work reinforces the demand for the decolonization of... more...

  • Cultural Hybridity and the Environmentby Kirsten Maclean

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 91.98

    This book highlights the importance of diversity in overcoming issues of social and environmental degradation. It presents conceptual and practical strategies to celebrate local and Indigenous knowledge for improved community development and environmental management. David Harvey has proclaimed, ?The geography we make must be a peoples? geography.?... more...

  • Interpreting Legend (RLE Folklore)by Timothy R. Tangherlini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This book, first published in 1994, sets ?repertoire against raconteur? in order to explore one of the world?s largest collections of folk literature. The author?s findings, and his creative and synthetic methodologies, enhance greatly our understanding of the world of the legend, and especially the basic question of ?Who tells what to whom in the... more...

  • Some Day Been Dey (RLE Folklore)by Loreto Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00

    'Once upon a time' is the English translation of the title of this collection of twenty-eight Pidgin tales from Cameroon in West Africa, first published in 1979. These are richly illustrative of the various folklore genres of the region and are presented in a modified standard orthography, with an English translation facing the original Pidgin text.... more...

  • Scottish Tradition (RLE Folklore)by David Buchan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Scottish folk literature is characterised by a wide range of creative expression: story, song, play and proverb. This anthology, first published in 1984, provides an authoritative introduction to Scottish folk literature, and is unique in that it deals with all the genres intrinsic to Scottish tradition. Its selected texts offer an unusual and diverse... more...

  • Ewe Comic Heroes (RLE Folklore)by Zinta Konrad

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The trickster character is prominent in the cultural, particularly narrative, traditions of many different peoples throughout the world. Comic and serious, stupid and clever, benevolent and evil, winner and loser, the trickster is a study in contradictions. The trickster cannot be pigeonholed, for he does not fit into any neat categories or definitions.... more...