Balkans Studies Library

Music in the Balkans (Balkan Studies Library, Book 8)  

Posted by interes at March 4, 2014
Music in the Balkans (Balkan Studies Library, Book 8)

Music in the Balkans (Balkan Studies Library, Book 8) by Jim Samson
English | 2013 | ISBN: 9004250379 | ISBN-13: 9789004250376 | 752 pages | PDF | 7,9 MB

This book investigates multiple musical traditions in South East Europe, crossing conventional borders between musicology and ethnomusicology in an attempt to elucidate how music has contributed to the definition of national, regional and social identities in the region.
From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Studies of a European Disunion, 1991-2011 (Balkan Studies Library)

Robert M. Hayden, "From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Studies of a European Disunion, 1991-2011 (Balkan Studies Library)"
Publisher: | ISBN: 9004241906 | 2012 | PDF | 391 pages | 3.4 MB

Theorizing the Angura Space (Brill's Japanese Studies Library)  

Posted by Nice_smile) at Sept. 17, 2015
Theorizing the Angura Space (Brill's Japanese Studies Library)

Theorizing the Angura Space (Brill's Japanese Studies Library) by Peter Eckersall
English | June 30, 2006 | ISBN: 9004151990 | 260 Pages | PDF | 1.17 MB

This is the first history of Japan's avant-garde underground theatre (angura) in a time of its most intense, creative, and original productions, viz. 1960-2000.
Enlightened Rainbows: The Life and Works of Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library)

Enlightened Rainbows: The Life and Works of Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen (Brill's Tibetan Studies Library) by Jean-Luc Achard
English | Mar. 30, 2008 | ISBN: 9004168230 | 496 Pages | PDF | 25.43 MB

Shardza Tashi Gyeltsen (1859-1934) is one of the most important luminaries of the Bon tradition of Tibet and certainly the most striking recent master of the teachings of the Great Perfection.
Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170 (Brill's Korean Studies Library) by Breuker

Establishing a Pluralist Society in Medieval Korea, 918-1170 (Brill's Korean Studies Library) by Breuker
English | Mar 25, 2010 | ISBN: 9004183256 | 501 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

Recognizing the uniquely codified pluralist orientation of early Kory? society (918-1170), this book presents a radical re-evaluation of Kory? identities and self-perceptions, which entails far-reaching consequences for the understanding of Kory? history
The Traditions of Invention: Romanian Ethnic and Social Stereotypes in Historical Context (Balkan Studies Library, Book 10)

The Traditions of Invention: Romanian Ethnic and Social Stereotypes in Historical Context (Balkan Studies Library, Book 10) by Alex Drace-Francis
English | 2013 | ISBN: 9004216170 | ISBN-13: 9789004216174 | 310 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Based on hundreds of primary sources in a wide range of languages, this book offers a reevaluation of Romanian images of self and other, as well as of foreign images of the country and people. A nuanced and historically-grounded contribution to the lively debates over Balkanism, Orientalism and identities in Romania and in Europe as a whole.
A Free City in the Balkans: Reconstructing a Divided Society in Bosnia (International Library of War Studies)

A Free City in the Balkans: Reconstructing a Divided Society in Bosnia (International Library of War Studies) by Matthew Parish
I. B. Tauris | December 8, 2009 | English | ISBN: 1848850026 | 256 pages | PDF | 2 MB

Following the brutal wars which raged in the former Yugoslavia in the early 1990s, Bosnia and Herzegovina was awkwardly partitioned into two governing entities: the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska. But there was one part of the country which could not be fitted into either category: the Breko District, a strategically critical land-bridge between the two parts of the Bosnian Serb territory.
Kosovo: The Path to Contested Statehood in the Balkans (Library of European Studies)

Kosovo: The Path to Contested Statehood in the Balkans (Library of European Studies)
I. B. Tauris (July 7, 2009) | ISBN: 1848850123 | 782 pages | PDF | 1 MB

In February 2008, Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia. Was this the final chapter in the break up of Yugoslavia and the successful conclusion to the Balkan Wars of the 1990s? Or was it just one more wrong turn in the path to stability in the Balkans which has set a dangerous precedent for regional conflict throughout the world?

Critical Kinship Studies: An Introduction to the Field  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Dec. 4, 2016
Critical Kinship Studies: An Introduction to the Field

Critical Kinship Studies: An Introduction to the Field by Damien Riggs and Elizabeth Peel
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1137505044 | 222 pages | PDF | 4 MB
A Chapter in the Early Life of Shakespeare: Polesworth in Arden (Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Dra

A Chapter in the Early Life of Shakespeare: Polesworth in Arden (Cambridge Library Collection - Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama) by Arthur Gray
English | July 20, 2009 | ISBN: 1108005578 | 155 Pages | PDF | 7 MB

In this charming and thought-provoking 1926 volume, Arthur Gray, Master of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1912 to 1940, explored the possibility that William Shakespeare spent his formative years at Polesworth Hall in the Forest of Arden, perhaps serving as a page boy.