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Ou Chaoquan. Translated by D. Norman Geary.
This insider's account is an unparalleled study of the culture in a Kam (Dong) village in Southwest China during the 1930s and 1940s, before Liberation in 1949. It describes the culture objectively and anecdotally, and is distinctive for its honesty and clarity.
Edited by Norman C. Habel and Peter Trudinger
Paperback edition is available from the Society of Biblical Literature (www.sbl-site.org)
Edited by Yedida K. Stillman (†) and Norman A. Stillman
This rich, interdisciplinary collection of articles offers fascinating new insights into the history and culture of Sephardic Jewry both in pre-Expulsion Iberia and throughout the far-flung diaspora.
This work details relations between Jews and Visigoths, polemic and persecution, and between Jews and Muslims, cooperation and conflict, in medieval Spain, including later Christian Spain. New sources and new insights challenge conventional interpretations.
Edited by Paul E. Chevedden, Donald J. Kagay and Paul G. Padilla
This series of essays, dedicated to the work and career of Father Robert I. Burns, S.J., treats the complex relationship of Spain to the Western Mediterranean and Atlantic on the eve of Spain's ascent as a world power.
Edited by Peter Limb, Norman Etherington and Peter Midgley
This volume contributes rich, new material to provide insights into indigenous responses to the colonial empires of Great Britain and Germany (Namibia) and explore the complex intellectual, cultural, literary, and political borders and identities that emerged across these spaces.
S.D. Goitein with an introduction by Norman A. Stillman
Goitein’s selection of studies dealing with Islamic institutions and social history offers a general introduction to Islamic civilization by one who lived all his life with Islam. His fruit of specialized research gives a rounded view of important aspects of Islamic civilization and provides the ...
Edited by Carole M. Cusack, University of Sydney and Alex Norman, University of Sydney.
This volume fills a lacuna in the academic assessment of new religions by investigating their cultural products (such as music, architecture, food et cetera). Contributions explore the manifold ways in which new religions have contributed to humanity’s creative output.
Justin S. Ukpong, Musa W. Dube, Gerald O. West, Alpheus Masoga, Norman K. Gottwald, Jeremy Punt, Tinyiko S. Maluleke and Vincent L. Wimbush
This volume, which derives from the 2000 SBL International Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, presents essays by eight scholars who all either come from Africa or have very strong interests in and commitments to African biblical scholarship. Taken together, their work provides a good overview ...
Yedida Kalfon Stillman and Edited by Norman Stillman
This richly illustrated volume is a historical and ethnographic study of one important aspect of Arab-Islamic material culture - clothing. Surveying the evolution, transformations, and semiotics of modes of dress over 1400 years throughout the Middle East, North Africa, and medieval Islamic Spain.
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