ISBN-10:
0415318505
ISBN-13:
9780415318501
Pub. Date:
09/29/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Night-time and Sleep in Asia and the West: Exploring the Dark Side of Life / Edition 1

Night-time and Sleep in Asia and the West: Exploring the Dark Side of Life / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415318501
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/29/2003
Series: Anthropology of Asia Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1. Lodewijk Brunt and Brigitte Steger Introduction: Into the Night and the World of Sleep
2. Antje Richter Sleeping Time in Early Chinese Literature
3. Li Yi Discourse of Mid-day Napping: A Political Windsock in Contemporary China
4. Brigitte Steger Negotiating Sleep Patterns in Japan
5. Peter Rensen Sleep without a Home: The Embedment of Sleep in the Lives of the Rough-Sleeping Homeless in Amsterdam
6. Eyal Ben-Ari Sleep and Nighttime Combat in Contemporary Armed Forces: Technology, Knowledge, and the Enhancement of the Soldier's Body
7. Irene Maver 'The Mirk Shades O'Nicht': Nocturnal Representations of Urban Scotland in the Nineteenth Century
8. Ayukawa Jun Nighttime and Deviant Behavior: The Changing Night Scene of Japanese Youth
9. Lodewijk Brunt Between Day and Night. Urban Time Schedules in Bombay (and Some Other Cities)
10. Chris Nottingham 'What Time Do You Call This?' Change and Continuity in the Politics of the City Night

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