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Communities of the Converted
Ukrainians and Global Evangelism
Catherine Wanner
After decades of official atheism, a religious renaissance swept through much of the former Soviet Union beginning in the late 1980s. The Calvinist-like austerity and fundamentalist ethos that had evolved among sequestered and frequently...



Contested Tongues
Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine
Laada Bilaniuk
During the controversial 2004 elections that led to the "Orange Revolution" in Ukraine, cultural and linguistic differences threatened to break apart the country. Contested Tongues explains the complex linguistic and cultural politics in a bilingual...



Contributions to the Mesolithic in Europe
Papers Presented at the Fourth International Symposium "The Mesolithic in Europe," Leuven 1990
P. Vermeersch, P. Van Peer



Creativity/Anthropology
Creativity and play erupt in the most solemn of everyday worlds as individuals reshape traditional forms in the light of changing historical circumstances. In this lively volume, fourteen distinguished anthropologists explore the life of creativity in social life across the globe and within the study of ethnography itself. Contributors include...



Crested Kimono
Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family
Matthews Masayuki Hamabata



Currencies of Imagination
Channeling Money and Chasing Mobility in Vietnam
Ivan V. Small
In Vietnam, international remittances from the Vietnamese diaspora are quantitatively significant and contribute important economic inputs. Yet beyond capital transfer, these diasporic remittance economies offer insight into an unfolding transformation of Vietnamese society through the extension of imaginations and ontological possibilities...



Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods
Dimitri Meeks, Christine Favard-Meeks
This is the first English translation of a highly appealing volume originally published in French in 1993. Informed by a sense of wonderment at divine doings, it treats the ancient Egyptian gods as if they were an ethnic group that captured the fancy...



Darfur and the Crisis of Governance in Sudan
A Critical Reader
This book provides the most comprehensive, balanced, and nuanced account yet published of the Darfur conflict's roots and the contemporary realities that shape the experiences of those living in the region.



The Dark Side of Paradise
Political Violence in Bali
Geoffrey Robinson
"The Dark Side of Paradise is an effective attempt to put the politics back into Bali's twentieth-century history. With a sure mastery of both Indonesian and Dutch sources, Robinson analyzes the class tensions between aristocrats and commoners during...



Deaf in Japan
Signing and the Politics of Identity
Karen Nakamura
A groundbreaking study of deaf identity, minority politics, and sign language, traces the history of the deaf community in Japan.



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