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Edited by Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas and Everett Rowson
Lydia Kieven, University of Frankfurt
This publication provides a new understanding of the religious function of the East Javanese temples. The study of the cap-figures and their symbolism yields an outstanding contribution to the uniqueness of Majapahit culture.
Edited by Andrea Acri, Helen Creese & Arlo Griffiths
The studies included in this volume, written by experts in a wide range of disciplines, focus on disparate aspects of the Kakawin Ramayana and the constellation of cultural phenomena revolving around it, providing the reader with a key to the understanding of the rich Old Javanese textual ...
T. Otto & A. Borsboom
Developed from papers presented at the first European Colloquium on Pacific Studies this volume addresses the dynamics of contemporary Oceanic religions. In particular, the contributors investigate how indigenous populations have come to terms with the enormous impact of colonization and ...
Edited by C.M.S Hellwig & S.O. Robson
This collective volume contains articles in honour of Professor A. Teeuw.
Outlining and analyzing the 100-year (1912-2012) sequence of proposals to formalize the legal status of International Non-Governmental Organizations, this work provides the benchmark against which contemporary and future initiatives can be evaluated and conceptualized.
Edited by Eldar Bråten, University of Bergen
Embedded Entrepreneurship examines the importance of cultural meaning in the creation and utilization of economic value. The authors demonstrate that micro-scale entrepreneurship in Insular Southeast Asia is culturally embedded, and suggest theoretical convergences between economic anthropology ...
Gufu Oba, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
In Nomads in the Shadows of Empires, Gufu Oba offers accounts of the outcomes of imperial state contests over trans-frontier treaty, nomads grazing and watering movements, banditry, ethnic conflicts and wars that created lasting legacies along the southern Ethiopian-northern Kenyan frontier.
Robert Ross, Leiden University, Marja Hinfelaar, Southern African Institute for Policy and Research, Zambia and Iva Peša, Leiden University
In The Objects of Life in Central Africa the history of consumption and social change from 1840 until 1980 is explored. By looking at the socio-economic, political and cultural meaning and impact of goods the contributions reassess Central African history
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