(0)

Ethnology. Social Sciences

Results 21 - 40 of 64
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
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...

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...

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...

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...

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
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...

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 €
9783895001994
Skilling, Peter

Buddhism and Buddhist Literature of South-East Asia

Selected Papers ed. by Claudio Cicuzza

13.0 x 21.0 cm, 296 p., paperback / softback
22,00 €

The twelve essays in this volume survey aspects of Buddhism and Buddhist literature in pre-modern South-East Asia and Thailand, drawing on Pali and vernacular texts, liturgy, and...

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
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
9783895005527
Editor: Breuer, Ingo; Gertel, Jörg

Pastoral Morocco

Globalizing Scapes of Mobility and Insecurity

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 268 p., hardback
54,00 €

Pastoral Morocco explores the mobility of people and livestock in the context of neo-liberal globalization. Mobility is defined as a strategy to maintain and enhance access to...

Series: Nomaden und Sesshafte Volume: 07
9783895005459
Editor: Zimmermann, Michael

Buddhism and Violence

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 254 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

One of the aims of this volume is to provide material, based on critical, unbiased research illustrating the fact that, at particular moments in their history and in certain...

9783895004964
Everding, Karl-Heinz; Dzongphugpa, Dawa Dargyay

Das tibetische Fürstentum La stod lHo (um 1265 bis 1642)

Die Geschichte der Herrschaftsbildung nebst einer Edition der Chronik Shel dkar chos ‘byung

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 416 p., cloth
98,00 €

No english description available. Showing german description:
Die Untersuchung über das Fürstentum La stod lHo erschließt anhand des gesamten zur Verfügung stehenden...

9783895004254
Übersetzung aus dem Uzbekischen und Kommentar von Ingeborg Baldauf

Shukrullo: Die ohne Leichentuch Begrabenen

Politische Verfolgung an der sowjetischen Peripherie, erzählt und erinnert durch den uzbekischen Dichter Shukrullo

148.0 x 210.0 cm, 196 p., paperback / softback
19,90 €

No english description available. Showing german description:
Kaum war in Uzbekistan die Perestroika angekommen, veröffentlichte der bekannte Schriftsteller Shukrullo 1991...

9783895004476
Grundmann, Johannes

Islamische Internationalisten

Strukturen und Aktivitäten der Muslimbruderschaft und der Islamischen Weltliga

12.0 x 16.8 cm, 120 p., paperback / softback
9,90 €

No english description available. Showing german description:
Sowohl die Muslimbruderschaft als auch die Islamische Weltliga unterhalten international aktive Netzwerke, die...