Download Free Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World (2 vol. set) PDF by Susan Sinclair Full Book and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2012-04-03 with total page 1512 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Following the tradition and style of the acclaimed Index Islamicus, the editors have created this new Bibliography of Art and Architecture in the Islamic World. The editors have surveyed and annotated a wide range of books and articles from collected volumes and journals published in all European languages (except Turkish) between 1906 and 2011. This comprehensive bibliography is an indispensable tool for everyone involved in the study of material culture in Muslim societies.
Download Free Die Konstituierung von Cultural Property PDF by Regina Bendix Full Book and published by Universitätsverlag Göttingen. This book was released on 2010 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Kann Eigentum an Kultur sinnvoll sein? Das Interesse, Cultural Property dem Markt zuzuführen oder dies zu verhindern und hierdurch kollektiven oder individuellen, ideologischen oder ökonomischen Gewinn zu schaffen, gestaltet sich unter den stark divergierenden Bedingungen, die Akteure in einer postkolonialen, spätmodernen Welt vorfinden. Die interdisziplinäre DFG-Forschergruppe zur Konstituierung von Cultural Property beleuchtet diese seit einigen Jahren in der Öffentlichkeit mit wachsender Brisanz verhandelte Frage. Die Forschergruppe fragt nach der Konstituierung von Cultural Property im Spannungsfeld von kulturellen, wirtschaftlichen, juristischen und hiermit auch gesellschaftspolitischen Diskursen. Dies bedingt auch die in dieser fokussierten Form neue Zusammenarbeit von Fachwissenschaftler/innen aus Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften sowie Rechts-und Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Die Unterschiedlichkeit des disziplinären Zugriffs auf einen Forschungsbereich zeigt sich in den in diesem Band vermittelten ersten Ergebnissen aus der laufenden Forschung genauso deutlich wie die Notwendigkeit, disziplinäre Standpunkte in gemeinsamer Arbeit zusammenzuführen, um den Konstituierungsprozess von Cultural Property zu verstehen.
Download Free Tall Tree, Nest of the Wind: The Javanese Shadow-play Dewa Ruci Performed by Ki Anom Soeroto PDF by Bernard Arps Full Book and published by NUS Press. This book was released on 2016-04-18 with total page 648 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Javanese shadow puppetry is a sophisticated dramatic form, often felt to be at the heart of Javanese culture, drawing on classic texts but with important contemporary resonance in fields like religion and politics. How to make sense of the shadow-play as a form of world-making? In Tall Tree, Nest of the Wind, Bernard Arps explores this question by considering an all-night performance of Dewa Ruci, a key play in the repertoire. Thrilling and profound, Dewa Ruci describes the mighty Bratasena’s quest for the ultimate mystical insight. The book presents Dewa Ruci as rendered by the distinguished master puppeteer Ki Anom Soeroto in Amsterdam in 1987. The book’s unusual design presents the performance texts together with descriptions of the sounds and images that would remain obscure in conventional formats of presentation. Copious annotations probe beneath the surface and provide an understanding of the performance's cultural complexity. These annotations explain the meanings of puppet action, music, and shifts in language; how the puppeteer wove together into the drama the circumstances of the performance in Amsterdam, Islamic and other religious ideas, and references to contemporary Indonesian political ideology. Also revealed is the performance’s historical multilayering and the picture it paints of the Javanese past. Tall Tree, Nest of the Wind not only presents an unrivalled insight into the artistic depth of wayang kulit, it exemplifies a new field of study, the philology of performance.
Download Free Roman Jakobson PDF by Daniel Armstrong Full Book and published by Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG. This book was released on 2020-10-26 with total page 542 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download Free Precedence PDF by Michael P. Vischer Full Book and published by ANU E Press. This book was released on 2009-05-01 with total page 277 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of papers is the sixth volume in the Comparative Austronesian series. The papers that comprise this volume examine the concept of precedence as a form of local discourse and as a mechanism for ordering status, at different levels, within specific Austronesian-speaking societies. This is the first volume of its kind to focus entirely on precedence and to provide an explication of its social uses and the way in which it is contested. Each paper is ethnographically-focused and offers its own distinctive approach to the examination of precedence. The papers, however, relate closely to one another and are thus able to proffer a variety of comparative reflections.
Download Free Early Indonesian Textiles from Three Island Cultures PDF by Robert J. Holmgren Full Book and published by Metropolitan Museum of Art. This book was released on 1989-01-01 with total page 111 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Shows examples of Indonesian textiles, discusses their cultural significance and looks at patterns and techniques
Download Free To Speak in Pairs PDF by James J. Fox Full Book and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2006-11-02 with total page 352 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This collection of essays represents an important advance in the study of oral literature in context.
Download Free The Crescent Arises Over the Banyan Tree PDF by Mitsuo Nakamura Full Book and published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. This book was released on 2012 with total page 428 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Previous ed.: Yogyakarta: Gadjah Mada University Press, 1983.
Download Free Held's History of Sumbawa PDF by Hans Hägerdal Full Book and published by Amsterdam University Press. This book was released on 2018-01-31 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Indologist Gerrit Jan Held wrote this book in 1955 but died before it could be published; this volume represents its first translation into English, and includes extensive footnotes that set it in context of current research.
Download Free The Canon in Southeast Asian Literature PDF by David Smyth Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2013-10-08 with total page 284 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The literary canon is one of the most lively areas of debate in contemporary literary studies. This set of essays is both timely and original in its focus on the canon in South-East Asian literatures, covering Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. They vary in focus, from the broad panoramic survey of trends in a national literature to very specific discussions of the role of individuals in shaping a canon or the place of a particular text within a tradition, and from contemporary to traditional literature. They include discussions of the development of prose fiction, censorship and artistic freedom, the role of westerners in codifying indigenous literatures, the writing of literary history, the development of literary criticism and indigenous aesthetics.
Download Free The Canon in Southeast Asian Literatures PDF by David Smyth Full Book and published by Psychology Press. This book was released on 2000 with total page 273 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Contributions examine the idea of the literary canon in Southeast Asia as a list of famous authors and works which have stood the test of time and reflect a country's cultural unity.
Download Free Imagining a Place for Buddhism PDF by Anne Elizabeth Monius Full Book and published by Oxford University Press on Demand. This book was released on 2001 with total page 257 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Buddhists have played a significant role in shaping the religious history of Tamil-speaking South India, yet there are few remnants of Tamil-speaking Buddhist culture. Focusing on the two complete Buddhist texts in Tamil, Monius sheds light on the role of literary culture in the formation and evolution of the region's religious identity and community.
Download Free The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology PDF by Richard Fardon Full Book and published by SAGE. This book was released on 2012-07-25 with total page 1184 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In two volumes, the SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology provides the definitive overview of contemporary research in the discipline. It explains the what, where, and how of current and anticipated work in Social Anthropology. With 80 authors, contributing more than 60 chapters, this is the most comprehensive and up-to-date statement of research in Social Anthropology available and the essential point of departure for future projects. The Handbook is divided into four sections: -Part I: Interfaces examines Social Anthropology's disciplinary connections, from Art and Literature to Politics and Economics, from Linguistics to Biomedicine, from History to Media Studies. -Part II: Places examines place, region, culture, and history, from regional, area studies to a globalized world -Part III: Methods examines issues of method; from archives to war zones, from development projects to art objects, and from ethics to comparison -Part IV: Futures anticipates anthropologies to come: in the Brain Sciences; in post-Development; in the Body and Health; and in new Technologies and Materialities Edited by the leading figures in social anthropology, the Handbook includes a substantive introduction by Richard Fardon, a think piece by Jean and John Comaroff, and a concluding last word on futures by Marilyn Strathern. The authors - each at the leading edge of the discipline - contribute in-depth chapters on both the foundational ideas and the latest research. Comprehensive and detailed, this magisterial Handbook overviews the last 25 years of the social anthropological imagination. It will speak to scholars in Social Anthropology and its many related disciplines.
Download Free Being "Dutch" in the Indies PDF by Ulbe Bosma Full Book and published by NUS Press. This book was released on 2008 with total page 458 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Being Dutch in the Indies portrays Dutch colonial territories in Asia not as mere societies under foreign occupation but rather as a Creole empire. Most of colonial society, up to the highest levels, consisted of people of mixed Dutch and Asian descent who were born in the Indies and considered it their home, but were legally Dutch.
Download Free Chiasmus and Culture PDF by Boris Wiseman Full Book and published by Berghahn Books. This book was released on 2014-03-30 with total page 264 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Anyone who has heard of chiasmus is likely to think of it as no more than a piece of rhetorical playfulness, at times challenging, though useful for supplying a memorable sententious note or for performing a pirouette of syntax and thought. Going beyond traditional rhetoric, this volume is concerned with the possibility of using the figure of chiasmus to model a broad array of phenomena, from human relations to artistic creation. In the process, it provides the first book-length study not of chiasmus, the rhetorical figure, but of chiastic thought. The contributors are concerned with chiastic inversion and its place in social interactions, cultural creation, and more generally human thought and experience.They explore from a variety of angles what the unsettling logic of chiasmus (from the Greek meaning "cross-wise"), has to tell us about the world, human relations, cultural patterns, psychology, and artistic and poetic creation.
Download Free And the Sun Pursued the Moon PDF by Thomas Gibson Full Book and published by University of Hawaii Press. This book was released on 2005-03-31 with total page 278 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Over the course of a thousand years, from 600 to 1600 CE, the Java Sea was dominated by a ring of maritime kingdoms whose rulers engaged in long-distance raiding, trading, and marriage alliances with one another. And the Sun Pursued the Moon explores the economic, political, and symbolic processes by which early Makassar communities were incorporated into this regional system. As successive empires like Srivijaya, Kediri, Majapahit, and Melaka gained hegemony over the region; they introduced different models of kingship in peripheral areas like the Makassar coast of South Sulawesi. As each successive model of royal power gained currency, it became embedded in local myth and ritual. To better understand the relationship between symbolic knowledge and traditional royal authority in Makassar society, Thomas Gibson draws on a wide range of sources and academic disciplines. He shows how myth and ritual link practical forms of knowledge (boat-building, navigation, agriculture, warfare) to basic social categories such as gender and hereditary rank, as well as to environmental, celestial, and cosmological phenomena. He also shows how concrete historical agents have used this symbolic infrastructure to advance their own political and ideological purposes. Gibson concludes by situating this material in relation to Islam and to life-cycle rituals.
Download Free The Bedhaya Court Dances of Central Java PDF by Clara Brakel-Papenhuijzen Full Book and published by BRILL. This book was released on 1992 with total page 390 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The stately bedhaya dances of the Central Javanese courts represent an ancient tradition of the House of Mataram. As they were considered an heirloom of Javanese royalty, the esoteric songs and choreographies accompanied by special gamelan music have almost fallen into oblivion. The present discussion on their form and content provides important information on the development of the Performing Arts in Java. It aims at preserving this beautiful tradition for future generations.