Nubian Ethnographies

Author: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea,Aleya Rouchdy

Publisher: Waveland PressInc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Egypt

Page: 203

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The majority of this ethnographic collection chronicles the period of Nubian history in the 1960s just before 50,000 Egyptian Nubians were moved from their ancestral home along the Upper Nile.
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Aswan High Dam Resettlement of Egyptian Nubians

Author: Thayer Scudder

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811019355

Category: Science

Page: 55

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This book highlights the long-term resettlement process of the Egyptian Nubian people along the Aswan High Dam. Assessing the resettlement of 48,000 Egyptian Nubians in connection with the High Dam is especially important for three main reasons: firstly, this resettlement process is one of the rare cases in which research begun before the dam was built has continued for over forty years. Secondly, the resettlement of the Egyptian Nubian people is one of the few cases in which the living standards of the large majority improved because of the initial political will of the government, combined with Nubian initiatives. Thirdly, given the complexity of the resettlement process, weaknesses in government planning, implementation, and in the weakening of government political provide valuable lessons for future dam-induced resettlement efforts.
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Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia

Author: Richard A. Lobban Jr.

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810865785

Category: History

Page: 560

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The Historical Dictionary of Ancient and Medieval Nubia covers the period from the Paleolithic, all the periods of ancient Nubia (Predynastic, Kerma, Dynasty XXV, Napatan, Meroitic, Post-Meroitic) and to the end of medieval Christianity in Nubia (Sudan). This resource focuses on Nubian history through a Nubian perspective, rather than on the more common Egypto-centrism perspective, and the coverage is based on the latest and best archaeological and epigraphic evidence. Newly created maps of the general area and its specific regions and place names and a photospread showing important related features of the region are included. A detailed chronology provides a timeline of historical events, and an introductory narrative shapes the overall history and leads to the main body of the work in the form of a cross-referenced dictionary. The descriptive entries cover the main features of the region in the various periods that are key not only to Nubian events, but also to the important interactions they had with Egypt to the north. Nine appendices and an extensive bibliography conclude this work. Lobban has been teaching Nubian studies in undergraduate classrooms for thirty years, and this book is a product of his hands-on experiences as well as extensive anthropological fieldwork and travel in Sudanese and Egyptian Nubia.
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Nubian Encounters

The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey, 1961-1964

Author: Nicholas S. Hopkins,Sohair R. Mehanna

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9774164016

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

View: 8885

A retrospective look at a broad-ranging and major investigation of the circumstances and culture of a displaced people
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Water on Sand

Environmental Histories of the Middle East and North Africa

Author: Alan Mikhail

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199768668

Category: History

Page: 326

View: 5149

Making environmental history accessible to scholars of the Middle East and the history of the region accessible to environmental historians, Water on Sand opens up new fields of scholarly inquiry.
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Keeping the Peace

Conflict Resolution and Peaceful Societies Around the World

Author: Graham Kemp,Douglas P. Fry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113593732X

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

View: 500

This collection of ethnographies discusses how non-violent values and conflict resolution strategies can help to create and maintain peace.
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Nubian Ceremonial Life

Studies in Islamic Syncretism and Cultural Change

Author: John G. Kennedy

Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press

ISBN: 9789774249556

Category: History

Page: 257

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Reveals and discusses some of the important and distinctive aspects of Nubian culture. This study contains discussions on the psychology of death ceremonies, the nature of 'taboo,' and the importance of trance curing ceremonies.
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Historical Dictionary of the Sudan

Author: Robert S. Kramer,Richard A. Lobban Jr.,Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810879409

Category: History

Page: 620

View: 5248

This fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Sudan covers the history of Sudan through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 hundred cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Sudan.
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The Nubians of West Aswan

Village Women in the Midst of Change

Author: Anne M. Jennings

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

ISBN: 9781555875923

Category: Social Science

Page: 179

View: 4025

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Ethnographie der österreichischen Monarchie

mit einer ethnographischen Karte in vier Blättern. Historische Skizze der Völkerstämme und Colonien in Ungern und dessen ehemaligen Nebenländern ; 1. Abtheilung

Author: Karl von Czörnig

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 372

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