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Download Citizenship, Belonging and Intergenerational Relations in by Professor Claudine Attias-Donfut, Joanne Cook, Dr Jaco PDF

By Professor Claudine Attias-Donfut, Joanne Cook, Dr Jaco Hoffman, Louise Waite

This publication explores migration studies of African households throughout generations in Britain, France and South Africa. international methods of African migration are investigated, and the lived stories of African migrants are explored in parts comparable to citizenship, belonging, intergenerational transmission, paintings and social mobility.

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Download Gemlore: Ancient Secrets and Modern Myths from the Stone Age by Diane Morgan PDF

By Diane Morgan

Each tradition has built its personal lore of rocks. From the stones of Aaron's breastplate to the foundational rocks of the recent Jerusalem, from the production stories of South the United States to the blood stones of Burma, gemstones have taken their position within the mythology and magic of the human race. This publication information the lore connected to specific gemstones. each one bankruptcy covers a specific stone and discusses the gem's geological, historic, legendary, and mythical characteristics. A important source for somebody gaining knowledge of symbols, delusion, background, or literature, this booklet additionally is helping technology scholars comprehend the humanistic context of gems and provides social reviews scholars a desirable view of gemstones in global cultures.Each bankruptcy covers a specific gemstone, comparable to diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds. It additionally covers natural gemstones, comparable to pearl, coral, and amber. The chapters speak about the common heritage of the stone, together with the place the gem is located, its worth, and its use; the position the gem has performed in background, particularly for yes recognized stones equivalent to the wish Diamond; and the myths, powers, and legends that experience hooked up to the stone over the centuries. technological know-how scholars will savor the humanistic context the publication bargains for gems, whereas social reviews scholars will delight in its attention of gemstones throughout instances and locations. scholars of literature and the humanities will welcome the book's consciousness to gemstones as symbols, and normal readers will locate it a desirable consultant to the lore and legend of useful stones.

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Download Cosmos and Hearth: A Cosmopolite's Viewpoint by Yi-Fu Tuan PDF

By Yi-Fu Tuan

In a quantity that represents the fruits of his life's paintings in contemplating the connection among tradition and panorama, eminent student Yi-Fu Tuan argues that "cosmos" and "hearth" are scales that anchor what it ability to be totally and fortunately human. Illustrating this rivalry with examples from either his local China and his domestic of the previous 40 years, the us, Tuan proposes a revised perception of tradition, one completely grounded in one's personal society but additionally embracing interest in regards to the global. positive and deeply human, this crucial quantity lays out a route to being "at domestic within the cosmos."

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Download Political Landscapes of Capital Cities by Jessica Joyce Christie, Jelena Bogdanovic, Eulogio Guzmán PDF

By Jessica Joyce Christie, Jelena Bogdanovic, Eulogio Guzmán

Political Landscapes of Capital Cities investigates the techniques of transformation of the ordinary panorama into the culturally built and ideologically outlined political environments of capital towns. during this spatially inclusive, socially dynamic interpretation, an interdisciplinary workforce of authors together with archaeologists, anthropologists, and paintings historians makes use of the method placed forth in Adam T. Smith’s The Political panorama: Constellations of Authority in Early advanced Polities to reveal the intimate institutions among human-made environments and the traditional panorama that accommodate the sociopolitical wishes of governmental authority.

Political Landscapes of Capital Cities blends the ancient, political, and cultural narratives of capital towns similar to Bangkok, Cusco, Rome, and Tehran with a cautious visible research, hinging at the methodological instruments of not just architectural and concrete layout but additionally cultural, historiographical, and anthropological experiences. the gathering presents additional how you can conceive of the way methods of urbanization, monumentalization, ritualization, naturalization, and unification affected capitals otherwise with out wasting snatch of neighborhood specified architectural and spatial positive aspects. The essays additionally articulate the various advanced political and ideological agendas of a various set of sovereign entities that deliberate, developed, displayed, and played their societal beliefs within the areas in their capitals, finally confirming that political authority is profoundly spatial.

Contributors: Jelena Bogdanovic, Jessica Joyce Christie, Talinn Grigor, Eulogio Guzmán, Gregor Kalas, Stephanie Pilat, Melody Rod-ari, Anne Parmly Toxey, Alexei Vranich

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Download Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State by Allan Charles Dawson PDF

By Allan Charles Dawson

This edited assortment disrupts dominant narratives approximately house, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in dialog with each other to light up the numerous ways that house turns into socialized through political, fiscal, and cognitive appropriation. Societies needs to, firstly, do greater than wrangle over possession and land rights — they need to live in area. but, traditionally the interactions among the state’s territorial vital with earlier different types of panorama administration have opened up in numerous methods, together with top-down imposition, resistance, and negotiation among neighborhood and exterior actors. those interactions have ended in hybrid different types of territoriality, and are usually fraught with essentially varied perceptions of panorama. This e-book foregrounds those reviews and attracts consciousness to occasions during which diverse social buildings of house and territory coincide, collide, or overlap. every one ethnographic case during this quantity offers types of territoriality which are contingent upon contested histories, politics, panorama, the presence or absence of neighborhood heterogeneity and the involvement of a number of exterior actors with differing motivations — eventually all leading to the opportunity of clash or collaboration and divergent implications for conceptions of neighborhood, autochthony and identification.

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Download The Struggle For Nature: A Critique of Environmental by Jozet Keulartz PDF

By Jozet Keulartz

The fight for Nature outlines and examines the most features of present environmental philosophy together with deep ecology, social and political ecology, eco-feminism and eco-anarchism. It criticizes the dependency on technology of those philosophies and the social difficulties engendered through them. Jozef Keulartz argues for a post-naturalistic flip in environmental philosophy. The fight for Nature provides the main up to date arguments in environmental philosophy, with the intention to be invaluable analyzing for somebody drawn to utilized philosophy, environmental reviews or geography.

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Download Lost Geographies of Power by John Allen PDF

By John Allen

This unique research explores the variation that area and spatiality make to the knowledge of power.

  • Explores the adaptation that house and spatiality makes to an knowing of energy.
  • Moves ahead the incorporation of rules of house into social concept.
  • Presents a brand new knowing of the workout, makes use of and manifestations of cultural, monetary and political energy within the moment half the 20 th century.
  • Illustrated with circumstances and examples.

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Download The Peoples of the Caribbean: An Encyclopedia of Archaeology by Nicholas J. Saunders PDF

By Nicholas J. Saunders

In The Peoples of the Caribbean, archaeologist Nicholas J. Saunders assembles for the 1st time a finished sourcebook at the archaeology, folklore, and mythology of the whole area, charting a narrative 7,000 years within the making. Drawing on a long time of research within the Caribbean and South the US, Saunders explores landmark archaeological websites, equivalent to Caguana in Puerto Rico, with its ceremonial structure and ballcourts, and plantation websites, corresponding to Jamaica's Drax Hall.

The writer dives into the underwater archaeology of Spanish treasure galleons and untangles tales of cannibalism, zombies, and hallucinogenic snuffing rituals. He examines the influence of key Europeans, reminiscent of Christopher Columbus, and introduces readers to the local humans, resembling the Arawak, who welcomed them. Bringing the tale updated, Saunders chronicles the fight of the indigenous humans, from the Caribs of Dominica to the Taíno of the Dominican Republic, attempting to reclaim and revitalize their old cultural identity.

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Download Regime Change and Ethnic Politics in Indonesia: Dayak by Taufiq Tanasaldy PDF

By Taufiq Tanasaldy

Whilst the Indonesian New Order regime fell in 1998, local politics with powerful ethnic content material emerged around the kingdom. In West Kalimantan the foremost function was once quite that of the Dayaks. This surge, notwithstanding, used to be no longer exceptional. After centuries of occupying a subordinate position within the political and social hierarchy lower than the nominal rule of the Malay sultanates, Dayaks turned desirous about an enthusiastic political emancipation stream from 1945. The Dayaks secured the governorship in addition to the vast majority of the neighborhood govt head positions earlier than they have been kept away from via the hot Order regime. This booklet examines the advance of Dayak politics in West Kalimantan from the colonial occasions until eventually the 1st decade of the 21th century. It asks how and why Dayak politics has skilled drastic adjustments due to the fact 1945. it is going to examine the impression of regime swap, the position of the person leaders and corporations, the adventure of marginalization, and conflicts at the process Dayaks politics. it's going to additionally research ethnic relatives and up to date political improvement as much as 2010 within the province. initially released with imprint KITLV Press (ISBN 9789067183895) complete textual content (Open entry)

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Download Muslims on the Map: A National Survey of Social Trends in by Serena Hussain PDF

By Serena Hussain

Many religion teams within the united kingdom - such a lot particularly Muslims - have lately challenged the concept that faith will be predominantly an issue for the non-public area. in accordance with this problem, the 2001 nationwide Census incorporated the query of non secular association. utilizing the large-scale information of the 2001 nationwide Census, 'Muslims at the Map' has created the 1st lengthy awaited neighborhood profile which seems at Muslims as a complete religion group from a sociological and social coverage viewpoint. In her research Serena Hussain unearths the social place of Muslims as a bunch in comparison to different religion groups by way of academic skills, monetary job and housing stipulations and as verified through different poverty signs. In doing so she offers the 1st major, finished portrait of Muslim groups in smooth Britain.

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