Balkans Studies Library

From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Studies of a European Disunion, 1991-2011 (Balkan Studies Library)(Repost)

From Yugoslavia to the Western Balkans: Studies of a European Disunion, 1991-2011 (Balkan Studies Library) by Robert Hayden
English | 2012 | ISBN:9004241906 | 410 Pages | PDF | 3.41 MB

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

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
Christianity in Early Modern Japan: Kirishitan Belief and Practice (Brill's Japanese Studies Library)(Repost)

Christianity in Early Modern Japan: Kirishitan Belief and Practice (Brill's Japanese Studies Library) by Ikuo Higashibaba
English | 2002 | ISBN: 9004122907 | 201 Pages | PDF | 8.54 MB

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

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.
Homelands and Diasporas: Greeks, Jews and Their Migrations (International Library of Migration Studies)

Homelands and Diasporas: Greeks, Jews and Their Migrations (International Library of Migration Studies) by Minna Rozen
English | Dec. 15, 2008 | ISBN: 1845116429 | 445 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

The Greek and Jewish diasporas are the most significant of Western civilization. Homelands and Diasporas is the first book to explore the similarities and differences between these two experiences. In the process it sheds fascinating light on their fundamental importance for both Greek and Jewish societies.
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.