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Honour and Violence

by Nafisa Shah Berghahn Books (October 01, 2016)

The practice of karo kari allows family, especially fathers, brothers and sons, to take the lives of their daughters, sisters and mothers if they are accused of adultery. This volume examines the central position...


Burgundy

by Marion Demossier Berghahn Books (April 01, 2018)

Drawing on more than twenty years of fieldwork, this book explores the professional, social and cultural world of Burgundy wines, the role of terroir, and its transnational deployment in China, Japan, South...


Living Before Dying

by Janette Davies Berghahn Books (August 01, 2017)

This in-depth description of life in a nursing/care home for 70 residents and 40 staff highlights the daily care of frail or ill residents between 80 and 100 years of age, including people suffering with dementia....


A Goddess in Motion

by Roger Canals Berghahn Books (August 01, 2017)

The current practice of the cult of María Lionza is one of the most important and yet unexplored religious practices in Venezuela. Based on long-term fieldwork, this book explores the role of images and visual...


Tourism, Magic and Modernity: Cultivating the Human Garden

by David Picard Berghahn Books (September 01, 2011)

Drawing from extended fieldwork in La Réunion, in the Indian Ocean, the author suggests an innovative re-reading of different concepts of magic that emerge in the global cultural economics of tourism. Following...


Documenting Transnational Migration: Jordanian Men Working and Studying in Europe, Asia and North America

by Richard T. Antoun† Berghahn Books (July 01, 2005)

Most studies on transnational migration either stress assimilation, circulatory migration, or the negative impact of migration. This remarkable study, which covers migrants from one Jordanian village to 17...


Rebordering the Mediterranean: Boundaries and Citizenship in Southern Europe

by Liliana Suarez-Navaz Berghahn Books (August 01, 2004)

Offering a rich ethnographic account, this book traces the historical processes by which Andalusians experienced the shift from being poor emigrants to northern Europe to becoming privileged citizens of the...


Envisioning Eden: Mobilizing Imaginaries in Tourism and Beyond

by Noel B. Salazar Berghahn Books (November 01, 2010)

As tourism service standards become more homogeneous, travel destinations worldwide are conforming yet still trying to maintain, or even increase, their distinctiveness. Based on more than two years of fieldwork...