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9783954901814
Editor: Jacquesson, Svetlana

History Making in Central and Northern Eurasia

Contemporary Actors and Practices

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 168 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume seeks to extend our understanding of how knowledge about the past was and is being produced in central and northern Eurasia. Its authors use the methods of several...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 15
9783954901845
Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the Soviet Union

Autobiographical Narrations of Mobility, Continuity and Change

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 304 p., hardback
118,00 €

Each of the autobiographical narrations presented in this study on Bukharan Jews is unique. Seen collectively, they amount to a comprehensive survey of Bukharan Jewish experiences...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 16
9783954901494
Kleinmichel, Sigrid

Hiob zwischen Selbstbezichtigung und Protest

Gedichte aus Mittelasien (19. bis 20. Jahrhundert)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 480 p., hardback
148,00 €

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In mehreren Handschriften überliefert sind Ghasele und andere Gedichte von einem Dichter, der sich Ayyub (Hiob)...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 14
9783954901234
Nachtigal, Reinhard

Verkehrswege in Kaukasien

Ein Integrationsproblem des Zarenreiches 1780–1870

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 448 p., hardback
128,00 €

This study investigates Russia’s 100 year expansion into her southern periphery, and the gradual integration of this new territory through infrastructure. These measures...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 13
9783954901036
Paul, Jürgen

Lokale und imperiale Herrschaft im Iran des 12. Jahrhunderts

Herrschaftspraxis und Konzepte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 568 p., hardback
148,00 €

How is political rule organised? Top-down, in a process of delegation? Or are there other forms and can local rulers take their position without being legitimised from above,...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 13
9783895009204
Editor: Franz, Kurt; Holzwarth, Wolfgang

Nomad Military Power in Iran and Adjacent Areas in the Islamic Period

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 396 p., hardback
98,00 €

The papers in this anthology shed light on the political and military role and importance of nomadic groups in Iran and adjacent areas, using historical case studies that cover...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 18
9783954900459
Editor: Gippert, Jost; Tandaschwili, Manana

Der Recke im Tigerfell

Schota Rusthaweli. Ein altgeorgisches Poem. Deutsche Nachdichtung von Hugo Huppert

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., cloth
29,90 €

Shota Rustaveli’s „Knight in the Tiger’s Skin“ is regarded as the national epic of the Georgians. As a work of the early 13th century, it connects in an impressive way ideas of...

9783895009648
Gertzen, Thomas L.

Boote, Burgen, Bischarin

Heinrich Schäfers Tagebuch einer Nubienreise zum zweiten Nilkatarakt im Jahre 1900

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 280 p., hardback
79,00 €

In 1900 five German scholars travelled to the region of the second cataract to study pharaonic fortifications and pursue ethnographic research in Nubia. Surplus funds from the...

9783895009655
Editor: Dzhumashev, Askar; Günther, Olaf; Loy, Thomas

Aral Histories

Geschichte und Erinnerung im Delta des Amudarja

148.0 x 210.0 cm, 138 p., paperback / softback
16,90 €

In the course of the Aral Sea catastrophe the life of the Amu Darya delta region changed radically within just a few years. The Karakalpak and German authors of this volume deal...

9783895009167
Editor: Motika, Raoul; Kemper, Michael; Kügelgen, Anke von

Repression, Anpassung, Neuorientierung

Studien zum Islam in der Sowjetunion und dem postsowjetischen Raum

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., hardback
110,00 €

How did Islam survive in the Soviet Union, how did Muslims re-establish Islam in the post-Soviet public sphere? In specific case studies and longitudinal surveys, senior...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 12
9783895009457
Hg. von Horst Kopp im Auftrag des Präsidiums der Deutsch-Jordanischen Gesellschaft e.V.

Jordanien und Deutschland

Über die Vielfalt kultureller Brücken. Festschrift zum 50jährigen Bestehen der Deutsch-Jordanischen Gesellschaft e.V.

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 254 p., hardback
29,90 €

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Dieser länderkundliche Überblick stellt Jordanien umfassend, objektiv und sachbezogen dar. Insbesondere aktuelle...

9783895009389
Editor: Dotson, Brandon; Iwao, Kazushi; Takeuchi, Tsuguhito

Scribes, Texts, and Rituals in Early Tibet and Dunhuang

Proceedings of the Third Old Tibetan Studies Panel held at the Seminar of the International Association for Tibetan Studies, Vancouver 2010

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 156 p., cloth
98,00 €

This volume presents new findings and original research concerning early Tibet and the social and the Tibetan Empire (c. 600–850 CE). Demonstrating the methodological breadth of...

9783895009105
Gatter, Peer

Politics of Qat

The Role of a Drug in Ruling Yemen

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 880 p., hardback
98,00 €

For Imam Yahya, one of Yemen’s last kings, qat was a delight that he praised in poems. For his adversary, the revolutionary al-Zubayri, the plant was the “devil in the shape of a...

Series: Jemen-Studien Volume: 20 Part: 1
9783895004551
Berg, Eberhard

Building the Sherpa’s New Present in the Age of Globalization

The construction of a novel tradtion as well as a collective Sherpa identity in a new place through the performance of Tibetan Buddhist ritual celebrations: a close look at the present revitalisation of Sherpa Buddhism, culture, and society

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 288 p., with dust jacket
39,80 €

The central concern of this book is a detailed examination of both the strategy and the means employed whereby the Sherpas have been successfully managing the creation of a novel...

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By Gudrun Bühnemann with Transliterations and Translations from the Newari by Kashinath Tamot

The Life of the Buddha

Buddhist and Saiva Iconography and Visual Narratives in Artists’ Sketchbooks from Nepal

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 204 p., with dust jacket
49,90 €

This book describes, analyses and reproduce line drawings from two manuscripts and a related section from a third manuscript. These are:
1. Manuscript M.82.169.2, preserved in...

9783895008924
Editor: Tubach, Jürgen; Vashalomidze, Sophia G.; Zimmer, Manfred

Caucasus during the Mongol Period – Der Kaukasus in der Mongolenzeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 360 p., hardback
98,00 €

The anthology takes a comparative approach to reconstructing the perceptions that the Armenians and Georgians developed of their Mongol conquerors in the 13th and 14th centuries....

9783895005923
Ausgewählt, übersetzt und kommentiert von Elguja Dadunashvili und Agnes Korn

Weise Frauen und geheimnisvolle Zeichen

Texte zum Volksglauben in Georgien

12.0 x 16.5 cm, 114 p., paperback / softback
12,80 €

This volume is the first attempt to present omen and taboo texts from Georgia in a structured form, and to make this type of traditional culture accessible for systematic...

9783895008726
Editor: Al Jallad, Nader

People from the Desert

Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
98,00 €

“People from the Desert. Pre-Islamic Arabs in History and Culture” provides a collection of text-based studies that investigate different aspects of the history, culture and...

9783895008368
Gaiser, Lars

Leben und Handeln im Alltag von Kairo

Sozialwissenschaftliche Analysen einer Gesellschaft im Umbruch

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 604 p., hardback
148,00 €

Under the influence of political and social discourses as a result of 9/11 and the Orientalist allegations on the part of Arab intellectuals, Lars Gaiser developed a new...

9783895008528
Schmidt, Heike C.

Westcar on the Nile

A journey through Egypt in the 1820s

21.0 x 27.0 cm, 264 p., hardback
49,00 €

On November 6, 1823, four Englishmen disembarked in the harbour of Alexandria. In the succeeding ten months, they traveled up the Nile as far as the Second Cataract and, in the...

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