1 Jeremy JOSEPHS
Roast Beef on Frogs' Legs
商品説明： A word or two with the world’s greatest mime, Marcel Marceau? A chat with Brigitte Bardot? Insights from France’s top business leaders – or from British ex-patriots beating the French at their own wine-making or gastronomic games? In a series of highly-entertaining and stylish photo-essays, Jeremy Josephs has compiled a package of over sixty features relating to virtually every aspect of life in ...
2 Hadrien Reland
Institutions du droit mahométan relatives à la guerre sainte
商品説明：Ce livre est parfaitement mis en page pour une lecture sur Kobo. Extrait : Pour bien comprendre ce que c’est que la guerre sainte, il faut d’abord savoir que lorsque Mahomet âgé déjà de quarante ans, commença à se donner pour prophète et apôtre de Dieu, il défendit de faire la guerre, bien loin de l’ordonner comme un devoir de religion, de telle sorte que lui-même prêchant qu’il fallait supporter ...
3 Carl Facciponte
Blessings from Ethiopia
商品説明：From a hostage situation, to visiting with outcasts who live in the city dump, to shopping in a leaper colony, to joyful weddings, this highly illustrated book is a must-read for anyone who travels or works across cultural lines. The author’s mission trip to Ethiopia opened his eyes, and his heart, to the fact that we really are connected across the globe. None of us chose their gender, color, par...
4 Martín Prechtel
The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun
商品説明：Author and illustrator Martín Prechtel is internationally known for his explorations of ancient folklore and uncovering the lessons therein for modern readers. In The Disobedience of the Daughter of the Sun, he revives a hitherto unknown Guatemalan Tzutujil Mayan tale of the beginnings of the world with a poetic retelling of the story, 28 evocative drawings, and a critical analysis that both enlig...
5 Susanne Reber/Robert Renaud
商品説明：A teen’s suspicious death, a shocking police cover-up and a mother’s search for the truth. In 1990, on a November night that hit –28 degrees Celsius, seventeen-year-old Neil Stonechild disappeared only blocks from his mother’s home. His frozen body was found three days later, eight kilometres from where he was last seen in downtown Saskatoon. The police investigation was cursory ー no one seemed to...
6 Renaud Camus
商品説明：L’origine de cet ouvrage est une conférence prononcée en anglais par l’auteur dans le Playfair Library Hall de l’université d’Édimbourg, le 13 avril 2012, au cours d’une soirée d’échanges avec l’essayiste anglais Roger Scruton. Le titre était alors “Bourdieu cul par-dessus tête” (Bourdieu upside down). Cette allocution, on l’a beaucoup augmentée depuis lors, mais on lui a laissé sa structure primi...
8 Molly Ivins/Richard Lingeman, Editor
Molly Ivins: Letters to The Nation
商品説明： Writing in her native “Texlish,” Molly Ivins planted herself squarely in the tradition of plain-spoken and earthy American humor, the big river that runs from Mark Twain straight through to Will Rogers, Ring Lardner and George Carlin. Between 1982 and 2007, Ivins contributed seventeen consistently sharp and funny articles to The Nation, starting with what might be described as her “Letters From...
10 Christie Blatchford
商品説明：It officially began on February 28, 2006, when a handful of protesters from the nearby Six Nations reserve walked onto Douglas Creek Estates, then a residential subdivision under construction, and blocked workers from entering. Over the course of the spring and summer of that first year, the criminal actions of the occupiers included throwing a vehicle over an overpass, the burning down of a hydro...
11 Vojtech Novotny
Notebooks from New Guinea
商品説明：This is a unique and delightfully engaging account by a leading tropical biologist of doing science at one of the last wild frontiers in the world. Vojtech Novotny is a highly respected Czech scientist. His widely cited work, of profound importance to ecology and evolution, is not done, like much modern science, in a lab full of gleaming apparatus. Instead, he chose as his 'laboratory' the remotes...
商品説明： For the first time, the world of the tohunga – which up until now has lain carefully concealed for centuries – is brought out into the open. Subject matters ranging from natural healing to modern life offer an exclusive insight into the realm of a great tohunga. This book is indispensable for anyone with an interest in customary Maori life, and provides a unique perspective on the work of a great...
13 Paul M. Worley
Telling and Being Told
商品説明：Through performance and the spoken word, Yucatec Maya storytellers have maintained the vitality of their literary traditions for more than five hundred years. Telling and Being Told presents the figure of the storyteller as a symbol of indigenous cultural control in contemporary Yucatec Maya literatures. Analyzing the storyteller as the embodiment of indigenous knowledge in written and oral texts,...
14 Robert J. Miller/Jacinta Ruru/Larissa Behrendt
Discovering Indigenous Lands
商品説明：This book presents new material and shines fresh light on the under-explored historical and legal evidence about the use of the doctrine of discovery in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. North America, New Zealand and Australia were colonised by England under an international legal principle that is known today as the doctrine of discovery. When Europeans set out to explore and...
15 Peter Cole
Coyote and Raven Go Canoeing
商品説明：we are narrators narratives voices interlocutors of our own knowings we can determine for ourselves what our educational needs are before the coming of churches residential schools prisons before we knew how we knew we knew In a gesture toward traditional First Nations orality, Peter Cole blends poetic and dramatic voices with storytelling. A conversation between two tricksters, Coyote and Raven, ...
16 Nick Jans
The Last Light Breaking
商品説明：From his home in remote Eskimo Village, Nick Jans leads us into a vast, magical world: Alaska's Brooks Range. Drawn from fourteen years of arctic experience, The Last Light Breaking offers a rare perspective on America's last great wilderness and its peopleーthe Inupiat Natives, an ancient culture on the cusp of change. Making a poignant connection between the world he describes and the world of th...
商品説明：This rich collection of essays illuminates the lives of late-eighteenth-century to mid-twentieth-century Aboriginal women, women who have been overlooked in sweeping narratives of the history of the West. Some essays focus on individualsーa trader, a performer, a non-human woman. Other essays examine cohorts of womenーwives, midwives, seamstresses, nuns. Authors look beyond the documentary record an...
18 Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
The Warrior Herdsmen
商品説明：The Dodothーa tall, handsome people of the northern tip of Ugandaーare a tribe in transition. They are proud, often cruel, warrior herdsmen whose oldest members live just as they did hundreds of years ago, but whose younger members sometimes learn to read and write and have brushed against the modern world. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas accompanied three anthropological expeditions to Africa and lived a...
19 Davi Kopenawa/Bruce Albert
The Falling Sky
商品説明：The Falling Sky is a remarkable first-person account of the life story and cosmo-ecological thought of Davi Kopenawa, shaman and spokesman for the Yanomami of the Brazilian Amazon. Representing a people whose very existence is in jeopardy, Davi Kopenawa paints an unforgettable picture of Yanomami culture, past and present, in the heart of the rainforest--a world where ancient indigenous knowledge ...
20 Hilary Jones
The Métis of Senegal
商品説明：The Métis of Senegal is a history of politics and society among an influential group of mixed-race people who settled in coastal Africa under French colonialism. Hilary Jones describes how the métis carved out a niche as middleman traders for European merchants. As the colonial presence spread, the métis entered into politics and began to assert their position as local elites and power brokers aga...