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Halpern, Joel Martin

Overview
Works: 150 works in 618 publications in 5 languages and 8,218 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Composer, Other, Photographer, Collector
Classifications: DR312, 301.35094971
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Most widely held works by Joel Martin Halpern
A Serbian village by Joel M Halpern( Book )

46 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The changing village community by Joel M Halpern( Book )

28 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Spanish and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Serbian village in historical perspective by Joel M Halpern( )

21 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Far East comes near : autobiographical accounts of Southeast Asian students in America by Lucy Hong Nhiem Nguyen( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This publication provides autobiographical essays by students originally from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, all of whom arrived in the United States as refugees between 1975 and 1982. Following an introduction is an initial essay, "Becoming a Refugee, Being a Refugee, Ceasing To Be a Refugee," by L. Nguyen-Hong-Nhiem. The student essays are organized according to ethic groups and arranged chronologically. They focus on life in the home countries, and manner of escape, and the experiences in America. Essays by students from Vietnam include: (1) "Memories from the Past" (D. M. Bang); (2) "Memories" (T. M. Tri); (3) "We Are Killing Our Own Brothers, Our Souls" (T. T. Sanh); (4) "Not Too Young To Understand Communism" (P. H. Thanh); (5) "Hopes of a Better Life" (N. H. Anh); (6) "An Image of Home" (N. V. Nhan); (7) "The Price of Freedom" (H. H. Hieu); (8) "a Terrifying Escape" (L. T. Si); (9) "a Tragic Voyage" (D. H. Loan); (10) "a Vietnamese-Born Chinese" (L. Phu); and (11) "Separation and Reunion" (N. H. Chung). The following essays are written by students from Cambodia: (1) "My Life Structure" (P. Khath); (2) "My Unforgettable Experiences" (R. Chea); (3) "My Personal Experience" (B. Sun); (4) "My Life in Cambodia and the United States" (C. Ros); (5) "My Best Memories" (H. Taing); (6) "The Khmer Rouge--Murderers" (M. Gray); (7) "Despair and Hopelessness" (S. Kouch); (8) "My Bloody Nightmare" (H. Kouch); (9) "Migrating to America" (V. Lim); and (10) "From the Killing Fields to Greenfield: The Story of Chard Houn" (M. Hartshorne). The following essays are written by students from Laos: (1) "Left Empty and Longing" (N. Pathammavong); (2) "One Last Long Look at My Country" (C. Chanthavong); (3) "New Hope for a Disheartened Refugee" (C. Souvanna); (4) "a Change of Cultures" (L. Inthirath); and (5) "a Poem: Tet Ly Huong--Away from Home at Tet" (N. H. Anh). A final essay is titled "Commentary: Human Destructiveness and the Refugee Experience" (E. Staub). Notes on the authors are included. (Jb)
Government, politics, and social structure in Laos; a study of tradition and innovation by Joel M Halpern( Book )

28 editions published between 1961 and 1995 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economy and society of Laos; a brief survey by Joel M Halpern( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neighbors at war : anthropological perspectives on Yugoslav ethnicity, culture, and history( Book )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The changing peasantry of Eastern Europe by Joseph Obrebski( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography of English language sources on Yugoslavia by Joel M Halpern( Book )

14 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual and social structure in a Macedonian village by Joseph Obrebski( Book )

10 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serbs : EF06( Visual )

in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection about the Serbs consists of thirty-five documents and 1577 digital images. Serbia is one of two republics within Yugoslavia. Serbs are Slavs and practice the Serbian Orthodox religion. The most comprehensive coverage is provided by Joel M. Halpern and Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern. Their fieldwork (1953-1986) focused on the village of Orasac, a typical Serbian peasant community. Their works concentrate on historical and cultural change and theory, ethno-medicine, the economy, linguistics, oral literature, ritual laments, and memory recall. Their photograph collection represents episodes of their fieldwork, and documents many changes in architecture, household furnishings, dress, agricultural tools, and commerce. The participation of the Halperns and their children in community life is also depicted in these pictures. Lodge presents data on Serbian cultural history and ethnography from 550 A.D. to 1939 A.D. The remaining documents cover topics such as: religion; folk psychology and folk medicine; the economy; kinship; the family; nationalism; literature; fertility and reproduction; women's roles; urban and rural life, and time, in relationship to economic and social development
From shtetl to destruction : the Jewish experience in Eastern Europe by Eliyho Matz( Book )

4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotated bibliography
How the people live : life in the passive regions (peasant life in southwestern Croatia, Bosnia, and Hercegovina, Yugoslavia in 1935) by Rudolf Bićanić( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of village life and culture change in Laos by Joel M Halpern( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bibliography of Judaic cultures by Arnold Newberger( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on Inuit culture : a Five College symposium and art exhibit, April 4-14, 1988 : proceedings and catalog by Joel M Halpern( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers from a symposium and catalogue of an exhibition of Inuit art (prints, sculpture, films) at Amherst College, Mass. in April 1988
Urban anthropology: an introductory bibliography by Joel M Halpern( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The thin veneer : the peoples of Bosnia and their disappearing cultural heritage by Walter B Denny( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social and cultural change in a Serbian village by Joel M Halpern( Book )

6 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introductory bibliography to revolution and socio-cultural change by Joel M Halpern( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Far East comes near : autobiographical accounts of Southeast Asian students in America
Alternative Names
Halpern, Džoel M.

Halpern, Joel.

Halpern, Joel 1929-

Halpern, Joel M.

Halpern, Joel M. (Joel Martin)

Halpern, Joel Martin

Halpern, Joel Martin 1929-

Halpern, M.

הלפרין, יואל 1929-

הלפרין, יואל מרטין

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Neighbors at war : anthropological perspectives on Yugoslav ethnicity, culture, and history