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Product Description: This fascinating case study describes the work of the people responsible for creating festive lore and its system of ceremonies and festivities-an inseparable part of every culture. In the case of the new modern Hebrew culture of Eretz Israel (modern Jewish Palestine)-a society of immigrants that left behind most of their traditional folkways-the creation of festival lore was a conscious and organized process guided by a national ideology and aesthetic values...read more
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Hardcover:

9780814328453 | Wayne State Univ Pr, August 1, 2004, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This fascinating case study describes the work of the people responsible for creating festive lore and its system of ceremonies and festivities-an inseparable part of every culture.

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Product Description: The development of Afrocentric historical writing is explored in this study which traces this recording of history from the Hellenistic-Roman period to the 19th century. Afrocentric writers are depicted as searching for the unique primary source of "culture" from one period to the next...read more
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9780714650623 | Routledge, May 1, 2001, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: The development of Afrocentric historical writing is explored in this study which traces this recording of history from the Hellenistic-Roman period to the 19th century.

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9780714682167 | Routledge, May 1, 2001, cover price $80.95 | About this edition: The development of Afrocentric historical writing is explored in this study which traces this recording of history from the Hellenistic-Roman period to the 19th century.

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9780714633251 | Routledge, December 1, 1988, cover price $195.00

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