The Genealogical Construction of the Kyrgyz Republic

Kinship, State and 'Tribalism'

David Gullette University of Cambridge

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€77,00
$94.00
ISBN13: 
9781906876104
E-ISBN: 
9789004212848
Publication Date: 
October 2010
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Hardback
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272 pp.
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Bernard Charlier, Université catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve

In Faces of the Wolf, Bernard Charlier explores the role of the wolf in the ways Mongolian nomadic herders relate to their natural environment and to themselves.
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Volume: 
10
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271128
E-ISBN: 
9789004271135
Publication date: 
March 2015
€102,00
$130.00

Adrian Zenz, Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit, University of Cambridge

In 'Tibetanness' Under Threat?, Adrian Zenz pioneers an analysis of remarkable recent developments in Qinghai's Tibetan education system. While marketisation processes threaten these positive developments, educational strategies of Tibetans in the Chinese system explore new ways of being 'Tibetan...
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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257962
E-ISBN: 
9789004257979
Publication date: 
September 2013
€115,00
$136.00

James Boyd, Murdoch University, Western Australia

This is the first in-depth examination of Japanese-Mongolian relations from the 19th to the mid-20th century. The study repositions Mongolia in Sino-Japanese and Russo-Japanese relations.
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781906876197
E-ISBN: 
9789004212800
Publication date: 
December 2010
€89,00
$107.00

Tatiana Safonova and István Sántha, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

This anthropological monograph contains the results of recent fieldwork conducted among the Evenki people in East Siberia, Russian Federation. It is an ethnography of a Siberian people that will be welcomed by professional social anthropologists as well as by specialists in Russian and Siberian...
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233065
E-ISBN: 
9789004254237
Publication date: 
May 2013
€102,00
$128.00

Beth Meriam

This pioneering ethnographic analysis provides a far-reaching critique of ‘ethnic’ China’s changing cultural topography. The study offers a timely reexamination of the complex and subtle processes of identification and belonging in a ‘Tibetan’ autonomous area. This work highlights how policies...
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781906876302
E-ISBN: 
9789004212695
Publication date: 
December 2011
€99,00
$119.00

Judith Hangartner, University of Bern

This book offers an in-depth insight into post-socialist rural shamans in Mongolia thereby making a rare but important contribution to the ethnography of both Inner Asia and Southern Siberia. It examines the social making of shamans, in particular those of the Shishget depression of the...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781906876111
E-ISBN: 
9789004212749
Publication date: 
April 2011
€77,00
$94.00

Marfua Tokhtakhodzhaeva, Tashkent University

As well as being a valuable and insightful study into the history, development and tenets of Islam, with particular reference to life in Uzbekistan, this study, which draws on a wide personal network and extensive field research, is also in part a personal quest in support of women’s position and...
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Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781905246441
E-ISBN: 
9789004213241
Publication date: 
April 2008
€47,40
$57.60
€79,00
$96.00

Edited by Rebecca Empson, University of Cambridge

How do prophets and prophecies influence decision-making processes, concepts of authority and ideas about causality and time? How can we talk about prophets and prophecy in the Mongolian cultural region when prophetic forms and people seem so varied? This book focuses on roles and distributed...
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Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781901903799
Publication date: 
October 2006
€56,40
$67.20
€94,00
$112.00

Kerry Brown

This volume offers a unique insight into the relationship between language and culture of political power in modern China, at a time of crisis and violence – the Chinese Cultural Revolution from 1967 to 1969.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781901903492
Publication date: 
May 2004
€94,00
$112.00