• Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa book cover

    Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1959, this book includes detailed accounts of Nyakyusa traditions of origin,  osmology and moral values, often in direct quotations from informants, while part of the book is devoted to a description of Christian missions, the growth of African churches and the conflict…

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    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa book cover

    Rituals of Kinship Among the Nyakyusa

    1st Edition

    By Monica Wilson

    Originally published in 1957, analyses the rituals celebrated by groups of kinsmen on the occasion of births, marriages and deaths within the age villages of the Nyakyusa. the connection between the form of the rituals and the kinship structure is examined. The symbolism of the rituals throws great…

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  • Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland book cover

    Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland

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    By R. L. Wishlade

    Originally published in 1965, this is a study of Christian secessionist sects in the southern Province of Nyasaland (Malawi). It discusses the nature and context of sectarianism in Africa and analyses the developemnt of the sects, their ritual and worship and the roles of their officials in the…

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  • Organised Labour: An Introduction to Trade Unionism book cover

    Organised Labour

    An Introduction to Trade Unionism, 1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    First published in 1924. This book provides a balanced picture of Trade Unionism as it was in the 1920s. The study opens with a brief outline of Trade Union history, before examining Trade Unions’ structure, its place in government, and the internal issues that Trade Unions faced. Organised Labour…

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  • Urban Transport: A Century of Progress? book cover

    Urban Transport

    A Century of Progress?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Hey, John Sheldrake

    First published in 1997, this volume enters the debate on urban transport, dealing with a range of issues from questions of ownership and network planning to such matters as investment, usage and technological change.…

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  • Youth and Policy: Contexts and Consequences book cover

    Youth and Policy

    Contexts and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Howard Williamson

    First published in 1997, this volume is concerned primarily, though not exclusively, with one particular vulnerable group: unqualified young men on the margins. These young men, whose cultures of machismo, manualism and anti-mentalism previously served to prepare them for the manual labour market,…

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  • Technology and Rationality book cover

    Technology and Rationality

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    By Thomas Krogh

    First published in 1998, this volume deals with the position and role that the technology of modern society has traditionally had and ought to have within modern social philosophy and social theory. These two considerations are by no means one and the same. This selectivity is expressed both by…

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  • British Routes to India. book cover

    British Routes to India.

    1st Edition

    By Halford Lancaster Hoskins

    First published in 1928, this volume examines the routes to India which originated as a means of communication and casual trading voyages in the late 18th century but which evolved under European imperialism, adding vast significance and definite lines of access alongside economic and social uses…

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  • A Siberian Journey: The Journal of Hans Jakob Fries, 1774 -1776 book cover

    A Siberian Journey

    The Journal of Hans Jakob Fries, 1774 -1776, 1st Edition

    By Hans J. Fries

    Edited by Walther Kirchner

    First published in 1955 in German, this journal, published here in English for the first time, describes the adventures of a young Swiss surgeon who sought his fortune in eighteenth-century Russia, where he eventually made his mark and rose to a high position. The journal covers his journey to…

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  • Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912 book cover

    Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America, 1763 – 1912

    1st Edition

    By S.C Johnson

    First published in 1913, this valuable and scholarly work is an account of the flow of population from the British Isles to the United States and Canada during the nineteenth century and the author’s extensive researches into government reports and papers has brought together a great deal of…

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  • William Davenant’s The Platonic Lovers book cover

    William Davenant’s The Platonic Lovers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wendell W. Broom

    First published in 1987, this 23rd volume in the Renaissance Imagination series had the objective of establishing the text of William Davenant’s The Platonick Lovers that most closely represents the author’s final vision for his work. Wendell W. Broom Jr documents the history of the publication of…

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  • Czechoslovakia in European History book cover

    Czechoslovakia in European History

    1st Edition

    By S. Harrison Thomson

    First published in 1943, this volume aims to trace the development of several of the more acute problems of Czechoslovak life and history in a country which has been highly sensitive to the disturbances which have shaken the rest of Europe and which has never been far from the tumult and the clash…

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