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Sustainability of Van Gujjars

A Transition of Muslim Pastoral Tribe in Himalayan Region

by Rubina Nusrat

<p>The Book is about the forest dwelling tribes of Northern Himalayas who are in the process of resettlement by the Uttarakhand Government in India. This book discusses the sustainability issues of this tribe in the context of vulnerability and ...

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Tales From Birehra

A Journey Through A World Within Us

by Rafi Mustafa

With deeply vivid storytelling that delves into the symbiotic Hindu-Muslim relationship shared across the Indian sub-continent prior to the ending of the British Raj, Tales from Birehra is a unique and truly compelling narrative. Birehra is a ...

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Tales from Northern Seas

by Jonas Lie

<p>Jonas Lie is sufficiently famous to need but a very few words of introduction. Ever since 1870, when he made his reputation by his first novel, &quot;Den Fremsynte,&quot; he has been a prime favourite with the Scandinavian public, and of late

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That Politics may be reduced to a Science

by David Hume

<p>Philosopher and historian, second son of Joseph Hume, of Ninewells, Berwickshire, was born and educated in Edinburgh, and was intended for the law. For this, however, he had no aptitude, and commercial pursuits into which he was initiated in ...

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The Age of Chivalry

by Thomas Bulfinch

<p>On the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ, the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute of a national government. Numerous chiefs, more or less powerful, held local sway, as far as each could enforce ...

ISBN: 9786050384871

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The Age of Locust

by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo

<p>THE AGE OF LOCUST is a cultural essay about locust invasions in Colombia during the twentieth century. The biblical plague was a scourge to agriculture. It caused a great economic impact. The task of combating it was a civic and government ...

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The Amish of Lancaster County

by Donald B. Kraybill

<p>Primer to understanding Amish life for visitors. Captivating color photography. Insight on recent media events.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780811750622

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The Baby Boomer: Growing Up on the Family Farm

by Austin Edward Sears

<p>Austin Edward Sears has been a lead newspaper reporter for 20 years, and one thing’s for sure: He knows a con when he sees one! Or does he? Because one day, either by Divine Fiat or perhaps by the simple play of blind, intransigent fate, ...

ISBN: 9780463317792

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The Bill McKibben Reader

Pieces from an Active Life

by Bill McKibben

<p><strong>Powerful, impassioned essays on living and being in the world, from the bestselling author of <em>The End of Nature</em> and <em>Deep Economy</em></strong></p> <p>For a generation, Bill McKibben has been among America's most ...

ISBN: 9781429998529

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The Book of Tea

The best written account about Japanese aesthetics and spirit. Annotated edition.

by Kakuzo Okakura & Natalio Cardoso

<p><strong>Annotated edition of “The Book of Tea”, by Okakura Kakuzo.</strong></p> <p>Okakura Kakuzo's biography, biographical references of the historical characters in the book, chronology of Chinese dynasties, glossary and notes by Natalio ...

ISBN: 1230001437621

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The Chiga of Uganda

by David Krieger

<p>May Edel's The Chiga of Uganda is in the grand tradition of Franz Boas, Margaret Mead, and Leslie Spier. Written at a time when older ways were menaced by contact with other cultures, Edel's effort was part of a descriptive urgency that aimed

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The Collectivity of Life

Spaces of Social Mobility and the Individualism Myth

by Joel Wendland

<p><em>The Collectivity of Life</em> is a study of autobiographical writing and oral histories situated in the late twentieth century United States. The central thesis is that by studying how the authors of these narratives articulate space in ...

ISBN: 9781498513968

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The Cultural Cliff

by John Loeff

<p>My book starts with a historical perspective of previous empires. What did they do right and what did they do wrong? What can we learn from them? Chapter two looks at the different socioeconomic classes existing in society. Where do you fit ...

ISBN: 9780463307960

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The Dance of Death

by Francis Douce

<p>The manner in which the poets and artists of antiquity have symbolized or personified Death, has excited considerable discussion; and the various opinions of Lessing, Herder, Klotz, and other controversialists have only tended to demonstrate ...

ISBN: 9786050406030

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The Dismantling of Brazil's Old Republic

Early Twentieth Century Cultural Change, Intergenerational Cleavages, and the October 1930 Revolution

by Ilan Rachum

<p>In the years 1922–1930 Brazil's political and cultural arenas were bestirred by distinct movements of protest and demand for change, forcing a great shift in the manner Brazilians perceived themselves and their country, and shaping a national

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The Economic System and Income Distribution in Yugoslavia

by Henryk Flakierski

<p>This is the second volume in the author's ongoing inquiry into the extent of income inequality in the East European socialist countries and the effect of market-oriented reforms on patterns of income distribution. Although there has been ...

ISBN: 9781315490991

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The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora

Appropriation, Integration and Legislation

by Beatriz Caiuby Labate & Clancy Cavnar

<p>During its expansion from the Amazon jungle to Western societies, ayahuasca use has encountered different legal and cultural responses. Following on from the earlier edited collection, <em>The Expanding World Ayahuasca Diaspora</em> continues

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The Eyes of Asia (Annotated)

by Rudyard Kipling

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).&nbsp;<br> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.&nbsp;<br> *This book has been checked and corrected for ...

ISBN: 1230001434132

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The Guardian of the Republic

by Guy Kabenga Tshibangu

<p>How to take care of people in our part of the world is different from that described in this book; this way is still in force in some countries. Here, people have little or no knowledge of the guards. But forever lights, for example, each ...

ISBN: 9781681977898

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The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil

From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

by Paul Carus

<p>What is the Devil?</p> <p>And where did the idea of its existence come from?</p> <p>From ancient Egyptian religions to Judaism, Hinduism to Buddhism, Christianity to Islam, as well as many more, Carus analyses each religion in turn to ...

ISBN: 1230003263037

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