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9783895008047
Winckler, Barbara

Grenzgänge

Androgynie – Wahnsinn – Utopie im Romanwerk von Huda Barakat

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 272 p., hardback
69,00 €

Hudā Barakāt’s novels are complex and densely woven texts that focus on the obsessions and inner conflicts of their protagonists. The first monograph dealing with the Lebanese...

9783895009822
Bellan, Monique

Dismember Remember

Das anatomische Theater von Lina Saneh und Rabih Mroué

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., hardback
59,00 €

What happens if a body is dissected with words rather than physically? If what is taken apart is reassembled? What impact does this have on how we see things? This volume is the...

9783895009754
Editor: Paul, Jürgen

Nomad Aristocrats in a World of Empires

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
88,00 €

The papers published in this volume go back to a conference held November 2011 in Hamburg. The conference was built around the question of domination: of nomads over sedentary...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 17
9783895009525
Mahmoudveysi, Parvin; Bailey, Denise

The Gorani language of Zarda, a village of West Iran

Texts, grammar, and lexicon

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 240 p., cloth
98,00 €

This volume presents the documentation and description of an endangered variety of the Gorani language as spoken in Zarda, a village located near Sar Pol-e Zahab and Kerend in...

Series: Beiträge zur Iranistik Volume: 37
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...

9783895009365
Werner, Christoph; Zakrzewski, Daniel; Tillschneider, Hans-Thomas

Die Kujuji-Stiftungen in Tabriz

Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Jalayiriden (Edition, Übersetzung, Kommentar)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 206 p., hardback
78,00 €

The Kujuji-foundations from 780/1380 are a vivid testimony to an outstanding personality in Tabriz during the Jalayerid period. Their founder, Khwaja Shaikh Kujuji, appears in the...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 16
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
9783895008535
Falb, Christian

Die unverzierte frühislamische Keramik aus Kharab Sayyar, Nordostsyrien

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 176 p., hardback
78,00 €

The book’s subject is a detailed presentation of plain ceramic from the early Islamic town Kharab Sayyar in the north-east of Syria, taking into account questions of merchandise,...

Series: Ausgrabungen Kharab Sayyar Volume: 1
9783895008429
Fleischer, Robert; Schulz, Regine; Al-Salami, Mohammed Ali

Figurale Bronzen ägyptischer und griechisch-römischer Art vom Jabal al-‘Awd, Jemen (von Robert Fleischer und Regine Schulz)· Die Felsmalereien von Djarf al-Yahudi im zentraljemenitischen Hochland. Neuere Informationen zur Palastarchitektur im vorislamisc

22.5 x 31.0 cm, 112 p., hardback
58,00 €

The first article in this volume presents 17 bronzes that came to light among the ruins of an enwalled settlement atop the Jabal al-‘Awd, a nearly 3000-meter high mountain located...

9783895008061
Editor: Milich, Stephan; Pannewick, Friederike; Tramontini, Leslie

Conflicting Narratives: War, Trauma and Memory in Iraqi Culture

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 286 p., hardback
69,00 €

This volume deals with the Iraqi cultural production under and after Baathist rule, a research field which, in comparison to Iraqi history and politics, has attracted relatively...

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...

9783882261738
Dostal, Walter

The Traditional Architecture of Ras al-Khaimah (North)

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 76 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €
9783895008283
Müller, Heidy Margrit; Feinberg, Anat; Kolo, Kamal Odischo

Das Ende des Babylonischen Exils

Kulturgeschichtliche Epochenwende in der Literatur der letzten irakisch-jüdischen Autoren

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 340 p., hardback
78,00 €

“Das Ende des Babylonischen Exils” is the first comprehensive German-language study of Iraqi-Jewish literature. It is also the first study on the subject to consider memoirs...

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
9783895007217
Linscheid, Petra

Frühbyzantinische textile Kopfbedeckungen

Typologie, Verbreitung, Chronologie und soziologischer Kontext nach Originalfunden

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 368 p., hardback
128,00 €

The analysis of archaeological textiles in order to write their ancient cultural history is still in its infancy. This study contributes to this process by cataloging more than...

9783895008030
Albers , Yvonne

Scheiternde Zeugen, machtlose Wähler

Der Zuschauer im zeitgenössischen libanesischen Theater

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 118 p., hardback
49,00 €

The study provides new insights into the development of contemporary theatre in Lebanon. Focusing on selected stage works by Rabih Mroué (b. 1967) and Hisham Jaber (b. 1980), the...

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
9783895007668
Hg. von der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft. Redaktion: Markus Ritter und Lorenz Korn

Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie

Jahrbuch der Ernst-Herzfeld-Gesellschaft e.V. Band 2

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 246 p., hardback
69,00 €

The subjects of volume 2 of the „Beiträge zur Islamischen Kunst und Archäologie“ (BIKA, Contributions to Islamic Art History and Archaeology) include architecture, painting,...

9783895006425
Bretan, Andreea

Die syrische Steppe

Mobile Viehzucht, internationale Entwicklungshilfe und globale Märkte

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 208 p., hardback
68,00 €

Construction, Intervention and Lifelihood: Syrian Bedouin and the 'Development' of the Steppe by Government and International Organisations The study bases on the ethnological...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 13
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