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Edited By Ostrem, Eyolf Etc.
The concepts of genre and ritual are central for the overall occupation with the relationship between the History of the Arts and the History of Christianity in Western Culture. In particular, these two concepts have important bearings for the research carried out at the Centre for the Study of the Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals which has been established at the Faculty of Theology at the University of Copenhagen through funding from the Danish National Research Foundation. The first of the annual conferences of the Centre was dedicated to the question of ritual and genre. The present volume was planned on the basis of this conference: a collection of 15 essays with a wide range of topics both in terms of chronology and subject matter. The individual essays have been written partly by scholars at the Centre, partly by colleagues from universities in Denmark, Norway , Sweden, Germany and the USA with which the Centre collaborates. The aims has been to publish a volume which in a facetted way sheds light on the complex relationship between the two broad and difficult terms, genre and ritual, within the cultural history of Europe.336pp.
Museum Tusculanum Press, 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 8763502410
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Inventory #20759
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Bodley, John H.
A clear, provocative argument for indigenous peoples' right to determine their own fate that stimulates classroom discussion and debate. Abundant case studies that demonstrate the exploitation of human and natural resources worldwide. Appendixes with lists of support organizations and contact information, and texts of the most recent position papers regarding indigenous peoples worldwide. 276pp. N.B. Previous insciption to ffep.
Mayfield Publishing Company, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Fourth Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall.
ISBN: 0767405056
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Inventory #25619
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Deloria, Vine, Jr.
This work brings together over 25 years of the work of Vine Deloria, Jr, once dubbed "the red man's Ralph Nader," now regarded as one of the most important living Native American figures in the late 1990s. For the past 30 years, Deloria has offered contributions to understanding the complexity of religion in America. In his writings he recognizes the spiritual desperation and religious breakdown in the contemporary situation, and provides the groundwork to get people to examine what they actually believe and how they must put those beliefs into practice. The essays in this collection express Deloria's concern for the religious dimensions and implications of human existence. His writings are engaged within a theoretical system of physical, not ideological, space, and ultimately give voice to this intellectual passion by calling into question our controversial religious institutions, commitments, worldviews, freedoms and experiences. 311pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Routledge, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First UK Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415921155
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Inventory #24607
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Saarelma-Maunumaa,Minna
What are the most popular names of the Ambo people in Namibia? Why do so many Ambos have Finnish first names? What do the African names of these people mean? Why is the namesake so important in Ambo culture? How did the long independence struggle affect personal naming, and what are the latest name-giving trends in Namibia? This study analyses the changes in the personal naming system of the Ambo people in Namibia over the last 120 years, starting from the year 1883 when the first Ambos received biblical and European names at baptism. The central factors in this process were the German and South African colonisation and European missionary work on the one hand, and the rise of African nationalism on the other hand. Eventually, this clash between African and European naming practices led to a new and dynamic naming system which includes elements of both African and European origin. 373pp.
Finnish Literature Society, 2003, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9517465297
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Inventory #11781
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.76 approx. - € 20.88 approx.)
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Howells, William
Three individuals left footprints in East Africa 3.7 million years ago. Walking upright on human feet, they had crossed a threshold in the long path of their evolution from vertebrates, mammals and primates to enter and dominate a new world. They were not alone. Others, related and descended in ways not entirely clear, spread out, flourished and disappeared; some became the people of today. Although we know a great deal of the story and new information is arriving ever more rapidly, there is still more to be learned about where, when and how our ancestors became us. We do know that we arrived not because we were inevitable, but by luck and happenstance along the way. And we know there were other kinds of humans who co-existed with each other and who might be here today but are not. Now updated and revised to reflect the latest findings and their implications, renowned anthropologist, author, and educator, William Howells draws together here the latest from all today's sciences to tell the fascinating stories of our evolution. 266pp.
The Compass Press, 1997, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. New Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0929590171
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Inventory #21915
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.54 approx. - € 11.02 approx.)
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