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Cosmological Time

David Henig

in Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043291
eISBN:
9780252052170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043291.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the role of Islamic temporal cosmology in villagers’ lives. It focuses on how moments of daily prayer, fasting, and worship are entwined with the materials of temporal textures, ... More


Physical Sketch of Egypt.

Jason Thompson

in Description of Egypt: Notes and Views in Egypt and Nubia

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774245251
eISBN:
9781617970160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774245251.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter gives a general description of Egypt and the Nile. It talks about the length and breadth of the valley of Egypt and of the plain of Lower Egypt. It gives a detailed account of the ... More


Archaeology’s Potential to Contribute to Pools of Agronomic Knowledge: A Case of Applied Agro-Archaeology in the Bolivian Yungas

Christian Isendahl and Walter Sánchez

in Humans and the Environment: New Archaeological Perspectives for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199590292
eISBN:
9780191917998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199590292.003.0017
Subject:
Archaeology, Environmental Archaeology

Over the last two decades the concept of applied archaeology has been used increasingly to refer to how archaeology can contribute more broadly to society at large. Depending on the intellectual ... More


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