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Romantic Communist: The Life and Work of Nazim Hikmet
ean: 9780312222475, isbn: 0312222475,
This is the first full-length biography in English of Nazim Hikmet, the Turkish poet and political activist who is one of the greatest literary figures ever to emerge from Turkey. Not only a communist committed to revolution, but a romantic who was p...
Let Jasmine Rain Down: Song and Remembrance among Syrian Jews (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)
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mpn: 23 halftones, 6 line drawings, 17 musica, ean: 9780226752112, isbn: 0226752119,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
When Jews left Aleppo, Syria, in the early twentieth century and established communities abroad, they carried with them a repertory of songs (pizmonim) with sacred Hebrew texts set to melodies borrowed from the popular Middle Eastern Arab musical tra...
THE DIAMOND SMUGGLERS
The exciting story of the world's biggest smuggling leak ad the private intelligence army created to plug it. Complete with photos....
Boy from Bethulie: An Autobiography
sku: 5490513, ean: 9781868143979, isbn: 186814397X,
Boy from Bethulie is a major theatrical autobiography, which is both funny and breathtakingly honest. Part history of mainstream South African theatre from the 1950s and part social documentary of the communities Mynhardt has played to--sophisticated...
Le Voyage de Baudelaire aux Mascareignes (French Edition)
sku: IQ-9789990337525, ean: 9789990337525, isbn: 9990337527,
En route for the Indies, a ship endured a terrible storm and dropped anchor in Port Louis, Mauritius. On board was the 20 year-old poet Charles Baudelaire. Little is known of what he did there; but this is the extensively researched record of what c...
Female Song Tradition and the Akan of Ghana: The Creative Process in Nnwonkoro
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ean: 9780754631477, isbn: 0754631478,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Nnwonkoro is a genre of women’s song found among the Akan-speaking peoples of Ghana. It has become a hybrid musical form, incorporating songs and dance movements based on traditional practices alongside others reflecting Christian influence. Nnwonk...
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ean: 9780333740415, isbn: 0333740416,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
A biography of David Livingstone giving a balanced account of his strengths and weaknesses. Revered for years as a saint, he was in fact a much more interesting character, difficult, demanding and unsympathetic but also single minded, determined, pat...
Conference of the Birds: The Story of Peter Brook in Africa
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ean: 9781138136557, isbn: 1138136557,
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Conference of the Birds is John Heilpern's true story of an extraordinary journey. In December 1972, the director Peter Brook and an international troupe of actors (Helen Mirren and Yoshi Oida among them) left their Paris base to emerge again in the ...
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