Subject: Cultural studies

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Colonial Sources of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT)

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This digital collection consists of 2863 publications related to the colonial enterprise in the Dutch East and West Indies. The publications are mainly in Dutch and cover the period of the last quarter of the eighteenth century to the middle of the twentieth century. They include titles on the cultivation of tropical products such as […]

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Korean Film Archive

Database

Korean Film Archive (KOFA) is a non-profit organization that collects, preserves and give access to Korean films and film-related materials. Its main center in Seoul features the Cinematheque KOFA, the Korean Film Museum and a reference library. KOFA also operates an online database of Korean films and an online film streaming service with some 400 […]

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Harvesting Development: The Construction of Fresh Food Markets in Papua New Guinea

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**Karl Benediktsson*’ 2002 This book addresses the global–local tension evident in much work on development issues, through the example of fresh food markets in Papua New Guinea. A key feature is the author’s skilful and inventive interweaving of theoretical constructs with a detailed ethnography of marketing networks, at the rural village and the urban market-place, […]

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Indonesian Literature vs New Order Orthodoxy: The Aftermath of 1965-1966

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Anna-Greta Nilsson Hoadley 2011 Perhaps we shall never know the truth about Indonesia’s failed (supposedly Communist) coup of 1965. But the consequences were clear: the fall of President Sukarno and rise to power of General Suharto plus violent suppression of all ’Communist’ organizations. In the process a half million lives were lost. Open discussion of […]

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Four Masters of Chinese Storytelling: Full-length Repertoires of Yangzhou Storytelling on Video

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Vibeke Børdahl, Fei Li & Huang Ying (eds) 2004 This volume has its origins in the project ‘Large-scale Registration of Chinese Storytelling’, which involved the recording on film of 360 hours of performances by the four masters of Yangzhou storytelling, Dai Buzhang, Fei Zhengliang, Gao Zaihua and Ren Jitang. Four sets of these films have […]

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Kinship and Food in South East Asia

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Monica Janowski & Fiona Kerlogue (eds) 2011 Food has an important role in establishing and structuring social and kin relations in Southeast Asian societies. For this reason, there is growing interest within anthropology in understanding how the production, processing and consumption of food is one important basis for the construction of ties of relatedness, so-called […]

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Politics, Culture and Self: East Asian and North European Attitudes

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Geir Helgesen & Soren Risbjerg Thomsen (eds) 2011 Globalization may be undermining Kipling’s assertion that “East is East and West is West” but arguably this is more in the realms of technological advances and consumer behaviour than in political culture. In the latter arena, much is still made of the contrasts between Eastern culture (characterized […]

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Mongols From Country to City: loating Boundaries, Pastoralism and City Life in the Mongol Lands

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Ole Bruun & Li Narangoa (eds) 2011 This volume examines the process of cultural change in Mongol societies since the early 20th century by considering the interaction of the basic structural features of pastoral nomadism in Mongolia with larger economies, both communist and capitalist; the effect of deliberate cultural reconstruction (ranging from changes to the […]

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