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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
9783895004506
Editor: Franco, Eli; Zin, Monika

From Turfan to Ajanta

Festschrift for Dieter Schlingloff on the Occasion of his Eightieth Birthday

21.0 x 28.0 cm, 1136 p., with dust jacket
148,00 €
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...

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
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 €
9783895001819
Pakdeekham, Santi

Jambupati-sutra

A synoptic romanized edition

29.7 x 21.0 cm, 200 p., paperback / softback
29,90 €

The present volume is a romanized collation of four Pali manuscripts of the „Jambupati-sutra“, supplemented by Pali passages extracted from two old Thai-language versions. The...

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
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
9783895006937
Roloff, Carola

Red mda' ba. Buddhist Yogi-Scholar of the Fourteenth Century

The Forgotten Reviver of Madhyamaka Philosophy in Tibet

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 500 p., cloth
98,00 €

Red mda’ ba gZhon nu blo gros (1348-1412) played a pivotal role in the history of Tibetan Buddhists' engagement with Indian Madhyamaka, especially with regard to Candrakirti's...

9783895006883
Doborjginidze, Nino

Die georgische Sprache im Mittelalter

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 312 p., hardback
79,00 €

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Die Geschichte der georgischen Sprache ist nicht nur von rein linguistischem oder philologischem Interesse,...

9783895006920
Sattarov, Rufat

Islam, State, and Society in Independent Azerbaijan

Between Historical Legacy and Post-Soviet Reality - with special reference to Baku and its environs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 394 p., hardback
62,00 €

The dissolution of the Soviet Union and the appearance of new independent states in its place resulted in dramatic changes in geopolitics. Azerbaijan emerged as one of the new...

Series: Kaukasienstudien Volume: 11
9783895006708
Editor: Meyer, Jan-Waalke
Compiled by: Meyn, Wolfgang

Kulturen am Rande Mesopotamiens: von West-Kleinasien bis zum Kaspischen Meer

Katalog der Sammlung der Abteilung »Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des Vorderen Orients« an der Johann Wolfgang von Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

21.0 x 29.7 cm, 280 p., hardback
78,00 €

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Seit dem Eintreffen der Sammlung am Institut für Archäologie und Kulturgeschichte des Vorderen Orients 1998 wird...

9783895006746
Editor: Eichner, Ina; Tsamakda, Vasiliki

Syrien und seine Nachbarn von der Spätantike bis in die islamische Zeit

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 308 p., hardback
98,00 €

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Der vorliegende Band enthält dreizehn Beiträge zu verschiedenen Aspekten der syrischen Architektur und...

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...

9783895006524
Sobisch, Jan-Ulrich

Hevajra and Lam’bras Literature of India and Tibet as Seen Through the Eyes of A-mes-zhabs

17.0 x 24.0 cm, 264 p., cloth
68,00 €

The Hevajra Tantras and teachings of the 'Path with Its Fruit' (lam ‘bras) that originated in India have been central practices of Tibetan tantric Buddhism for a millenium. The...

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