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9783895007101
Schwarzmaier, Agnes

Die Masken aus der Nekropole von Lipari

22.0 x 29.0 cm, 256 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

In the necropolis of Lipari (Italy) a great amount of terracotta masks from the 4th and early 3rd century B. C. have been found –– an important local speciality. Their study as...

Series: Palilia Volume: 21
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...

9783895007248
Roesler, Ulrike

Frühe Quellen zum buddhistischen Stufenweg in Tibet

Indische und tibetische Traditionen im »dPe chos« des Po-to-ba Rin-chen-gsal

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 740 p., hardback
69,00 €

During the 11th and 12th centuries, Tibetan culture underwent fundamental changes. It was during this period that Buddhism became firmly rooted on the Tibetan plateau and its...

9783895008245
Dagyeli, Jeanine Elif

»Gott liebt das Handwerk«

Moral, Identität und religiöse Legitimierung in der mittelasiatischen Handwerks-risala

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 320 p., hardback
98,00 €

The present book is the first large-scale research on the Central Asian crafts’ risala, a pre-Soviet code of conduct, and describes the crafts spiritual and social roots by...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 12
9783895007699
Jacquesson, Svetlana

Pastoréalismes

Anthropologie historique des processus d’intégration chez les Kirghiz du Tian Shan intérieur

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 296 p., hardback
68,00 €

The book examines the relations between an economic phenomenon, pastoralism, and a social one, patrilineal descent-reckoning. These relations are described and analyzed on the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 14
9783895007743
Editor: Kreide-Damani, Ingrid

Ethnologie im Nationalsozialismus

Julius Lips und die Geschichte der »Völkerkunde«; Teil 1: Julius Lips, Martin Heydrich und die (Deutsche) Gesellschaft für Völkerkunde; Teil 2: Eva und Julius Lips: Kontexte ihres Wirkens

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 440 p., hardback
59,00 €

When in November 1933 the American anthropologist Leslie Spears responded to a letter by Martin Heydrich, editor of the German academic journal “Ethnologischer Anzeiger”, he...

9783895007767
Editor: Tandaschwili, Manana; Gippert, Jost

Georgische Gegenwartsliteratur

Eine Anthologie georgisch-deutsch

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 406 p., paperback / softback
29,80 €

This anthology illustrates the literary work of the historical development of Georgia over the last 30 years for German readers. It includes in particular such works, which - to...

9783895006807
Newid, Mehr Ali

Aromata in der iranischen Kultur

unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der persischen Dichtung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
79,00 €

This volume is the result of more than 10 years' research in Persian culture from the Achaemenid period (559 B.C.) until the end of the Safavids’ time (1722 A.D.). The main...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 11
9783895006579
Herausgegeben von Ute Pietruschka und Michael P. Streck in Verbindung mit Beate Eschment

Symbolische Repräsentation und Wirklichkeit nomadischen Lebens

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 216 p., hardback
68,00 €

This essay collection brings together contributions from two research colloquia of the Collaborative Research Center “Difference and Integration. The interaction between nomadic...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 12
9783895003073
Berg, Eberhard

The Sherpa »Dumji« Masked Dance Festival

An ethnographic description of the ›great liturgical performance‹ as celebrated annually according to the tradition of the Lamaserwa clan in the village temple of Gonpa Zhung, Solu

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 234 p., paperback / softback
34,00 €
9783895007224
Mayer, Anja-Nadine

Probleme touristischer Entwicklung auf der Insel Soqotra

Vom Missverständnis »Ökotourismus« zu nachhaltigem Tourismus?

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 152 p., paperback / softback
39,00 €

The island of Soqotra, belonging to the Republic of Yemen, is a part of the UNESCO world natural heritage site since the summer of 2008. Its development prospects are...

Series: Jemen-Studien Volume: 19
9783895006449
Leiermann, Tom

Shibam – Leben in Lehmtürmen

Weltkulturerbe im Jemen

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 296 p., hardback
49,00 €

"Shibam - Leben in Lehmtürmen" is a unique representation of the ancient oasis city in Yemen that was declared a World Heritage Site because of its spectacular clay towers. From...

Series: Jemen-Studien Volume: 18
9783895006562
Editor: Kath, Roxana; Rieger, Anna-Katharina

Raum – Landschaft – Territorium

Zur Konstruktion physischer Räume als nomadischer und sesshafter Lebensraum

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 316 p., hardback
78,00 €

The essays collected in this volume discuss the construction, development and perception of spaces from an interdisciplinary perspective and demonstrate how they evolve into...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 11
9783895006722
Fähnrich, Heinz

In den Bergen der Götter

Alte Glaubensvorstellungen, Überlieferungen und Bräuche bei den Georgiern des Kaukasus

14.8 x 21.0 cm, 164 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

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Der Kaukasus, jenes Randgebirge unseres Kontinents, in dem die höchsten Berge Europas aufragen, bezaubert und...

9783895006654
Herausgegeben von Dieter Mertens mit Beiträgen von Franz Alto Bauer, Werner Eck, Arnold Esch, Emanuele Greco, Pierre Gros, Henner von Hesberg, Adolf Hoffmann, Ray Laurence, Ricardo Mar, Thomas Schattner und Marianne Tabeczek

Stadtverkehr in der antiken Welt

Internationales Kolloquium zur 175-Jahrfeier des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts Rom vom 21. bis 23. April 2004

22.0 x 29.0 cm, 244 p., paperback / softback
39,00 €

This volume deals with a topic that has influenced much current research, but which has rarely been applied to Classical times – the complex phenomenon of "transport" and...

Series: Palilia Volume: 18
9783895006388
Editor: Baldauf, Ingeborg; Gammer, Moshe; Loy, Thomas

Bukharan Jews in the 20th Century

History, Experience and Narration

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
45,00 €

Although the Jews of Central Asia have a long, eventful and fascinating history, the community of the Bukharan Jews attracted very little attention from researchers until...

Series: Iran – Turan Volume: 09
9783895006463
Heckendorf, Renate

»Bubalin« und »Bovidien« in Südmarokko

Kontext, Klassifikation und Chronologie der Felsbilder im mittleren Draa-Tal

19.0 x 29.0 cm, 332 p., hardback
69,00 €

This book deals with prehistoric rock art (petroglyphs) from the northern fringe of the Sahara, or more precisely from the area situated between the Western Anti-Atlas, the Jebel...

9783895001802
Skilling, Peter; Pakdeekham, Santi

Pali and Vernacular Literature Transmitted in Central and Northern Siam

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 574 p., paperback / softback
28,00 €

„Pali and Vernacular Literature Transmitted in Central and Northern Siam“ is a preliminary survey of the pre-modern literature of Central and Northern Siam. Based on old records,...

9783895005824
Leypold, Christina

Bankettgebäude in griechischen Heiligtümern

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
82,00 €

The consumption of sacrificial meat was a central part of Greek cult festivals. People used to dine outdoors or in temporary structures specifically built for the festivals....

9783895006067
Breuer, Ingo

Existenzsicherung und Mobilität im ariden Marokko

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 220 p., hardback
54,00 €

The living conditions of former nomads in the arid mountain and desert regions of Morocco have been subject to dramatic change during the last decades. New economic and social...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 09