New Peer-reviewed Paper to Read.

Happy New Year for 2022. 

Dear Folk Research List Members,

Just to inform you that a new peer-reviewed paper has been published, in Academia Letters, explaining the methodology for deciphering the language and writing system for the Medieval midwifery manuscript MS408 (Ischia, Voynich). The paper is titled: The Manuscript and the Meandering Mind. There are many pages of useful historical information yet to be translated. The mansucript includes folk beliefs and folklore relating to foods and medicines. 

New Book Announcement: The Visual Culture of Meiji Japan: Negotiating the Transition to Modernity

We are pleased to announce the publication of The Visual Culture of Meiji Japan: Negotiating the Transition to Modernity (Routledge, 2022) co-edited by Ayelet Zohar and Alison J Miller. 

https://www.routledge.com/The-Visual-Culture-of-Meiji-Japan-Negotiating-the-Transition-to-Modernity/Zohar-Miller/p/book/9780367612849

New issue of *Quaderni di Studi Arabi*

Dear colleagues:

Happy, healthy holidays to those celebrating and best wishes for the new year. I write to draw your attention to a new issue of Quaderni di Studi Arabi that may be of interest to members of the list: https://brill.com/view/journals/qsa/16/1-2/qsa.16.issue-1-2.xml

The table of contents is below.

Best wishes,

Luke Yarbrough

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Contents

volume 16, nos. 1–2

Issue 1: History Writing as an Inter-confessional Enterprise

Articles

NEW BOOK> A Global History of Buddhism and Medicine, by C. Pierce Salguero

A Global History of Buddhism and Medicine

by C. Pierce Salguero

Columbia University Press, 2022

 

Dear colleagues, I'm announcing the publication of my book, which represents a synthesis of the scholarlship produced by me and many other scholars working on the topic of Buddhism and medicine and an accompaniment to the two-volume anthology I published in 2017 and 2020. This book is an overview of the field suitable for scholars and students alike. More information is provided below....

 

Publisher's summary:

New Book - Geographies of Post-Industrial Place, Memory, and Heritage (Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism)

Author: Mark Alan Rhodes II, William R. Price, Amy Walker Title: Geographies of Post-Industrial Place, Memory, and Heritage (Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism) Publisher: Routledge Publication Date: 11/24/2020 ISBN: 9780367440909 Hardcover  (English)

New Book - Lost in Translation, Presumption, and Interpretation: Adam, Noah, and the Ancient Mesopotamian Mythology of the Creation and the Flood

Author: Saad D. Abulhab Title: Lost in Translation, Presumption, and Interpretation: Adam, Noah, and the Ancient Mesopotamian Mythology of the Creation and the Flood Publisher: Blautopf Publishing Publication Date: 2020-06-14 ISBN: 9780984984398 Hardcover 

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