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Figuring Out the Figurines of the Ancient Near East By Stephanie Langin-Hooper
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This volume contains 4 papers focusing on terracotta figurines of the ancient Near East that were delivered at one of three sessions of the Annual Meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research... More > in 2009, 2010, and 2011.< Less
Musical Scenes and Instruments on seals, sealings and impressions from the Ancient Near East By Richard Dumbrill
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This book is an illustrated and commented catalogue of cylinder seals and impressions from the Ancient Near East in the Collections of the British Museum
The Gallae: Transgender Priests of Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East By K. A. Lucker
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The gallae, priests of Kybele in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East, violated the gender norms of their societies in several spectacular ways. Although assigned a male gender role at birth, they... More > altered their genitals, and afterward dressed in women's clothing, wore feminine jewelry and other adornments, and spoke in a higher vocal register. This thesis argues that the gallae and modern transsexuals share a common transgender experience, the meaning of which is constructed differently by their respective cultures. Using textual analysis, evidence from the archaeological record, and ethnographic parallels, it explores the similarities and differences between gallae and other transgender groups of people, including modern transsexuals.< Less
The Gallae: Transgender Priests of Ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East By K. A. Lucker
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The gallae, priests of Kybele in ancient Greece, Rome, and the Near East, violated the gender norms of their societies in several spectacular ways. Although assigned a male gender role at birth, they... More > altered their genitals, and afterward dressed in women's clothing, wore feminine jewelry and other adornments, and spoke in a higher vocal register. This thesis argues that the gallae and modern transsexuals share a common transgender experience, the meaning of which is constructed differently by their respective cultures. Using textual analysis, evidence from the archaeological record, and ethnographic parallels, it explores the similarities and differences between gallae and other transgender groups of people, including modern transsexuals.< Less
Nowhere Near Barstow By J Jack Unrau
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J Jack Unrau and his buddy went travelling through the Middle East and South Asia in the early part of the millennium. They left a year after 9/11/01 and returned on the day the US invasion of Iraq... More > began. Nowhere Near Barstow is the journal he kept on the road. The book's not about politics but about the experiences they had. It's written as an achronological collection, jumping from experience to experience, much like memory. It's an idiosyncratic story of time and place.< Less
Nowhere Near Barstow By J Jack Unrau
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J Jack Unrau and his buddy went travelling through the Middle East and South Asia in the early part of the millennium. They left a year after 9/11/01 and returned on the day the US invasion of Iraq... More > began. Nowhere Near Barstow is the journal he kept on the road. The book's not about politics but about the experiences they had. It's written as an achronological collection, jumping from experience to experience, much like memory. It's an idiosyncratic story of time and place.< Less
With Manchesters in the East By Gerald B. (Gerald Berkeley), Sir Hurst
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East Grinstead By Monty
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Since its first days as a "green clearing" in the Forest of Anderida, East Grinstead has developed into a warm and charming market town near four county boundaries - those of West Sussex,... More > in which East Grinstead is situated, East Sussex, Surrey and Kent. The important thing about East Grinstead is its size: it is large enough to be a thriving market town but small enough to allow residents to get to know it, relate to it, and derive a sense of belonging while living there. It has developed into a friendly bustling modern place in which to live and work. Long may it continue as such.< Less
The Empire of the East By H. B. (Helen Barrett) Montgomery
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Helen Barrett Montgomery (July 31, 1861 – October 19, 1934)... More > was an American social reformer, educator and writer. In 1921 she was elected as the first woman president of the Northern Baptist Convention (and of any religious denomination in the United States). She had long been a delegate to the Convention and a policymaker. In 1893 she helped found a chapter of the Women’s Educational and Industrial Union in Rochester, New York, and served as president until 1911, nearly two decades. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helen_Barrett_Montgomery< Less
Aeon - Near-sex Experience By Klaudio Zic
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RIGHT ASCENDANT What is a right ascendant? It is the constellation that rises at due east at birth.

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