Asian Highlands Perspectives 12 Silence In The Valley Of Songs
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📒Asian Highlands Perspectives 12 Silence In The Valley Of Songs ✍ Zla-ba-sgrol-ma
✏Asian Highlands Perspectives 12 Silence in the Valley of Songs Book Summary : The text and more than one hundred full-page color plates document Tibetan folk music (particularly work songs), and local life in the Sman shod Valley, Sde dge County, Dkar mdzes Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China. Bo nyed, a local elder, describes the situation that motivated this timely documentation, "In the past we sang constantly, but now people don't sing no matter where they are or what they are doing. Now everyone is silent." The text includes richly contextualized and annotated transcriptions of the songs' Tibetan lyrics with English translations. Audio materials related to this publication can be found at: http://www.oralliterature.org/collections/zlaba001.html
✏Asian Highlands Perspectives 37 Centering the Local Book Summary : This collection of essays celebrates the life and work of Dr. Charles Kevin Stuart. For more than three decades, Kevin Stuart has quietly exerted considerable influence on scholarship on Tibet, China, and Mongolia, demonstrating a particular sensitivity to emic voices, facilitating collaborations between etic-emic viewpoints, but always striving to preserve and privilege the latter. It is possible when reading Kevin's writings, and the contributions gathered here, to 'center the local' by thinking within local horizons of meaning. Introduction by Benedict Copps An Introduction to Amdo Tibetan Love Songs, or La gzhas by Skal bzang nor bu A Bibliographic Note and Table on Mid-19th to Mid-20th Century Western Travelogues and Research Reports on Gansu and Qinghai by Bianca Horrleman The Last Outstanding Mongghul Folksong Singer by Limusishiden Slinking Between Realms: Musk Deer as Prey in Yi Oral Literature by Mark Bender Describing and Transcribing the Phonologies of the Amdo Sprachbund by Juha Janhunen Animals Good for Healing: On Experiences with Folk Healers in Inner Mongolia (China) by Peter Knecht Ethnicity and Cultural Diversity on the Northeast Tibetan Plateau: Sanchuan's Weather Management Rituals in Comparative Context by Gerald Roche Herds on the Move: Transformations in Tibetan Nomadic Pastoral Systems by Daniel Miller 'Zomia': New Constructions of the Southeast Asian Highlands and Their Tibetan Implications by Geoffrey Samuel Witness to Change: A Tibetan Woman Recalls her Life by Nangchukja A Group of Mural Paintings from the 1930s in A mdo Reb gong by Rob Linrothe Kevin Stuart among Mongolian English-learners in Huhhot in the Mid-1980s by Mandula Borjigin, Narisu Narisu, and Chuluu Ujiyediin མདོ་སྨད་ཡུལ་གྱི་བོད་དབྱིན་སློབ་གསོའི་གནས་བབ་གླེང་བ - བུན་ཁྲང་རྒྱལ
📒The Sage International Encyclopedia Of Music And Culture ✍ Janet Sturman
✏The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture Book Summary : The SAGE Encyclopedia of Music and Culture presents key concepts in the study of music in its cultural context and provides an introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology, its methods, concerns, and its contributions to knowledge and understanding of the world's musical cultures, styles, and practices. The diverse voices of contributors to this encyclopedia confirm ethnomusicology's fundamental ethos of inclusion and respect for diversity. Combined, the multiplicity of topics and approaches are presented in an easy-to-search A-Z format and offer a fresh perspective on the field and the subject of music in culture. Key features include: Approximately 730 signed articles, authored by prominent scholars, are arranged A-to-Z and published in a choice of print or electronic editions Pedagogical elements include Further Readings and Cross References to conclude each article and a Reader’s Guide in the front matter organizing entries by broad topical or thematic areas Back matter includes an annotated Resource Guide to further research (journals, books, and associations), an appendix listing notable archives, libraries, and museums, and a detailed Index The Index, Reader’s Guide themes, and Cross References combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition
✏Early and Middle Pleistocene Hominid Behaviour in Northern China Book Summary : The fossil record of the Far East has been the focus of debate and confusion since the discovery of Javanese and Chinese specimen at the end of the 19th century. Both the paleontological and lithic record, as well as the sites from which these materials are recorded, are not well understood due to a variety of factors and depite their relevance for general issues in human evolution. Keates discussion offers a valuable historical and theoretical background of research relevant to hominid behaviour during the Early and Middle Pleistocene before introducing an examination from the Nihewan sites as well as Xiaochangliang and Dongguto assemblages. Keates focuses on both lithic and fossil materials. An up-to-date review of some of the most important localities (e.g. Zhoukoudian, Kehe, Gongwangling) is included. While Keates conclusions are perhaps inevitable - she calls for the integration and recording of a variety of data-sets including fauna and sediments, better quality of research and integration of it - the volume offers a detailed introduction to Far Eastern Pleistocene human evolution in addition to valuable primary reserach. Both are well presented and assessable in the context of her comprehensive review. Extending beyond the usual coverage of textbooks this volume is an essential introduction as well as research contribution to the field. 387p. 179 b/w illus (BAR 2000)
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📒International Who S Who In Popular Music 2008 ✍ Europa Europa Publications
✏International Who s Who in Popular Music 2008 Book Summary : The International Who's Who in Popular Music 2008 provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists and individuals from the world of popular music. Now in its tenth edition, it includes over 7,000 biographies charting the careers and achievements of pop, rock, folk, jazz, dance, world and country artists throughout the world. Key features: each entry includes full biographical information: principal career details, recordings and compositions, honours and contact information spans the full range of the popular music industry, from rock to jazz and dance to country provides information on established names as well as up-and-coming artists a directory section provides details of music festivals, awards, organizations within the industry, and digital music sources for ease of reference, the book includes an index of music group members. In one accessible volume the International Who's Who in Popular Music 2008 provides the most comprehensive collection of information on the most famous and influential people in the popular music industry.
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📒International Who S Who In Popular Music 2009 ✍ Routledge
✏International Who s Who in Popular Music 2009 Book Summary : Provides biographical details on some of the most talented and influential artists, as well as up-and-coming individuals from the world of popular music. Entries in this work provide biographical profiles, including personal information, principal career details, recordings and compositions, and contact details, where available.
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