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Maria Bucur

that he started to kick me with both feet, with all his strength. In my stomach. In my ribs. Oh, I thought he was going to kill me. But they don't kill you. They just torture you. They bring you to that point where you hate yourself and you hate your

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Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Children in the Middle East

Erika Friedl and Abderrahmane Moussaoui

irritants and dangers of depressing civic failures that impair social cohesion and joie de vivre. Schools are no help either because most teachers subscribe to an authoritarian mode of teaching that does not allow pupils to find strength in their common

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“Amongst Affectionate Female Friends”

Same-Sex Intimacy in Nineteenth-Century Polish Correspondence

Natalie Cornett

strength;—with the lively affinity, that she actually has for me, I can surmise at how incomparably further, and more freely she could go, if her gift would be to prop herself up on the arms, on the thoughts of a beloved one. You will understand me fuller

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Marcos Farias Ferreira, Máiréad Nic Craith, Markéta Slavková, Linda M. Mülli, Mariann Vaczi, Annika Lems, and Işıl Karataş

therapy for both everyday stress and exceptional worries known as strava, which in the local understanding ‘cures all illnesses’, is for everyone, and has no price. The strength of Jašarević's work is embedded in her critical approach to existing

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Emma Findlen LeBlanc

-speaking, an elitist bias often emerges in their assessments of the working-class gravitation towards Islam. When pushed to account for the strength of the Sharia Committees even in areas controlled by secular fighting groups, or in neighbourhoods still under

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Arsen’ev’s Lament

A Century of Change to Wildlife and Wild Places in Primorye, Russia

Jonathan C. Slaght

when he described Russian hunting these episodes were framed more as acts of heroism or feats of strength. 15 For example, Arsen'ev met a villager in Fudin named Kashlev, revered for how many tigers he had slain, and also extolled the Pyatyshkin and

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Alessandro Testa

silence possible objections). And yet the same kind of considerations that in the case of Germany show the strengths of their national tradition (a partial scientific insularity, a certain academic protectionism, the non-dismissal of the national language

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Masculinity on Stage

Dueling in the Greek Capital, 1870–1918

Dimitra Vassiliadou

his own life for his homeland, 42 embodied values and qualities that privileged physical strength, aggressiveness, toughness, and robustness, 43 performed on the battlefield and elsewhere, for instance, in sports 44 or on the field of honor. The

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Marco Solimene, Mariann Vaczi, Paul Manning, Bozena Sojka, Stephen Quilley, Anna Zhelnina, and Aimar Ventsel

sport, development and peace sector, and to the dangers of repeating the mistakes of colonial anthropology. A great strength of the book is that it deconstructs many Western assumptions that we have through sport. Few cultural arenas are as globalised

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Tiziana Soverino, Evgenia Mesaritou, Thomas M. Wilson, Steve Byrne, Dino Vukušić, Fabiana Dimpflmeier, Eva-Maria Walther, and Eva Schwab

preservation; rather, as indigenous shamans remind us, we should ‘cultivate the sky’, or tend to our garden, the biosphere. A strength of the volume is that it shows that the relationships between (de)colonialism, the environment and heritage are both fertile