Culture Incarnate

Culture Incarnate

Author: Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

ISBN: 1563245353

Category: Social Science

Page: 270

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As old national boundaries erode and political uncertainty and ethnic assertion emerge, new voices of anthropologists and ethnographers studying their own cultures have begun to be heard more clearly. This collection focuses on the former Soviet Union, where non-Russian academics are studying their people's ethnography, folklore, rituals, languages, ethnic conflicts, and other areas. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
The House of Secrets
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Varda Polak-Sahm
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Beacon Press

An inside look at the experiences of Jewish women who use traditional mikvehs--ritual baths used to achieve purity--conveys these women's thoughts on what the mikveh means to them; how it fits in with their attitude toward religion; and its effect on their marriages and families, on their sexual, physical, and
The Captive Bride (House of Winslow Book #2)
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Gilbert Morris
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-06-01 - Publisher: Bethany House

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Language: en
Pages: 287
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The Making of the Modern Greek Family
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Paul Sant Cassia, Constantina Bada
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This 1991 study deals with a specific set of institutions in nineteenth-century Athens. Relying on matrimonial contracts, travellers' accounts, memoirs and popular literature, the authors show how distinctive forms of marriage, kinship and property transmission evolved in Athens in the nineteenth century. These forms then became a feature of wider
Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Language: en
Authors: Paul Sant Cassia, Constantina Bada
Categories: Trademarks
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