Books

RESULTS: 26 books found


03 June 2017
The Musical Arts of the Pamirs, Vol I-V
Volume I: Musical Heritage of the Pamirian Tajiks,
Volume II: Musical Performance and Dances of the Pamirian Tajiks,
Volume III: Ritual Music: Birth, Wedding, and Funeral
Volume IV: Tales, Epics and Legends
Volume V: Instrumental Music and Lyrical Songs

Nizom Nurdjanov, Fayzulla Karomatov and Bahriniso Kabilova
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia & The Christensen Fund (Russian, 2010-2015)


03 June 2017
Funeral Laments of the Pamiri Kyrgyz Living in Turkey. As Lingua-Folkloristic Primary Source. Analysis and Texts
Sulaiman Kaiypov
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia (Kyrgyz, 2017)

02 June 2017
Proverbs and Sayings of the Pamiri Kyrgyz Living in Turkey. As Lingua-Folkloristic Primary Source
Sulaiman Kaiypov
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia (2017, Kyrgyz)

01 June 2017
"Respect Graces the Living, Lamentation Graces the Dead": Kyrgyz Funeral Laments and Lamenters
Elmira Köchümkulova
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia (Kyrgyz, 2014)

30 May 2017
Kyrgyz Herders of Soviet Uzbekistan: Historical and Ethnographic Narratives
Elmira Köchümkulova and Mamatkerim Köchümkulov
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia & The Christensen Fund (Kyrgyz and English, 2014)

29 May 2017
Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan
Photos by Margaret Morton, text by Nasser Rabbat, Elmira Köchümkulova and Altyn Kapalova
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia & The Christensen Fund
Published by the University of Washington Press (English, 2014)

28 May 2017
Ancient Monuments of the Tian-Shan
Kubat Tabaldiev, 2011 (Russian)
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia
Other languages: Русский язык |

28 May 2017
Kyrgyz Instrumental Music: Analysis, Thoughts, and Opinions, Volumes I and II
Asan Kaibylda uulu, 2011 (Kyrgyz)
Cultural Heritage and Humanities Unit, University of Central Asia
Other languages: Русский язык |

01 August 2015
Kyrgyz Herders of Soviet Uzbekistan
This book describes the socio-economic history, cultural experience and identity of a group of Kyrgyz herders who worked on collective farms in Soviet Uzbekistan in the second half of the 20th century. It tells the story of the herders and their families, who, for more than 50 years, led a semi-nomadic life, wintering on the collective farms in the Fergana Valley and summering in the highjailoos or summer pastures of the Chatkal and Fergana mountain ranges of Central Asia. 

01 August 2015
Respect Graces the Living, Lamentation Graces the Dead
This book presents a comprehensive ethnographic study of the singing of koshok (funeral lamentations) among elderly Kyrgyz women. Koshok is one of the oldest and most enduring genres of Kyrgyz oral poetry. The book includes koshok texts recorded by the author in different regions of Kyrgyzstan in 2003, 2011 and 2013, categorised according to theme and topic. It also includes descriptions of the author’s research methodology and a rare glimpse into the experiences of recording this sensitive ritual. 

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