Bøker - Side 4

Publisert 2. des. 2010 15:31

Between Play and Prayer  launches Spiritual Performance as a term to cover all human performance which in some way refers to creating the presence of beings or entities from a realm that transgresses the sensorial.

Publisert 17. nov. 2010 15:36

Nakagami Kenji is today regarded as one of the most important and influential Japanese post-war writers. Born in 1946 in the burakumin ghetto of the small coastal town of Shingu in southern Wakayama prefecture, Nakagami sailed up as a rising star on the literary skies in the mid-seventies when he became the first writer born after the Second World War to win the prestigious Akutagawa prize. He was also the first writer of the burakumin background to receive wide literary acclaim and recognition from critics and from the literary establishment. 

Publisert 22. okt. 2010 12:16

Bokomtale og forfatterintroduksjon  oversatt fra koreansk til engelsk.

Publisert 4. okt. 2010 09:25

Denne boken bygger først og fremst på minneoppgaver fra eldre (nedtegnet i 1964, 1981 og 1996), og trekker linjene fra 1750 til 1950. 

Publisert 16. sep. 2010 11:22

Denne antologien handler om India, "verdens største demokrati".

Publisert 13. sep. 2010 15:26

Taking cognisance of the lack of studies on leadership in modern India, this book explores how leadership is practiced in the Indian context, examining this across varied domains — from rural settings and urban neighbourhoods to political parties and state governments.

Publisert 25. aug. 2010 08:49

The book deals with the influences Social Darwinism exerted upon Korea’s modern ideologies in their formative period - especially nationalism – after its introduction to Korea in 1883 and before Korea’s annexation by Japan in 1910. 

Publisert 19. aug. 2010 09:59

The common denominator of the one-day workshop, on which the volume is based, was the theme “Verbal Festivity in Arabic and other Semitic Languages”, as agreed upon by the two co-organizers. It appeared to be a reasonable idea to unite presentations about various aspects of formal and polite speech in the Semitic language area with a focus on Arabic. 

Publisert 2. aug. 2010 09:55

This book describes the development of the Japanese language from its recorded beginnings until the present day as reflected by the written sources and historical record. 

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:16

Based on comparative and collaborative studies of Japanese and Norwegian specialists, this book focuses upon the critical analysis of 'rationality of care' with an empirical examination of care services in the two countries.

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:15

Kronologien er erstattet av perspektiver. Og perspektivene anvendes på fire ulike hovedområder innen teatret. Slik skaper lærebokforfatterne Siren Leirvåg og Rolf Eriksen en ny kategoritabell som innganger til temaer i teaterhistorien. Boken ”Teater i perspektiv” ble lansert på den såkalte preåpningen av Dramatikkens hus.

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:14

This anthology deals with the current state of capitalist development in South Korea in its various aspects, from economic to psycho-social, and additionally the challenges South Korean capitalism presently faces.

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:11

There is a general perception that rituals are invariable, static and unchangeable, that they follow strict rules and norms, and are highly repetitive. In contrast to this prevalent view, this volume suggests that in fact change and transfer, invention and reinvention are the norm of rituals. 

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:10

In spite of the intense preoccupation with individual and self in modern Western thought, the social sciences have tended to focus on groups and collectives and downplay (even disregard) the individual. This implicit view has also coloured the study of social life in China where both Confucian ethics and Communist policies have shaped collective structures with little room for individual agency and choice.

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:09

The book is a collection of case-studies spanning from medieval to present time, of how the past has been made meaningful and relevant to people in later periods. 

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:08

This accessible guide to the development of Japan’s indigenous religion from ancient times to the present day offers an illuminating introduction to the myths, sites and rituals of kami worship, and their role in Shinto’s enduring religious identity. 

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:07

2010 marks the 250th anniversary of Det Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskab The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters. This book is a celebration of that event.

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:06

Denna kulturhistoriska undersökning tar sin utgångspunkt i en 1800-talsbondes dagböcker och brev. Målet är att tränga in i och analysera en annan tids livsföring och föreställningsvärld.

Publisert 27. mai 2010 09:04

En gang formidlet museene enkle, samlende fortellinger om nasjonen, folket og historiens gang. I dag er museene del av en omfattende kulturindustri, der mange medier og aktører konkurrerer om oppmerksomheten.