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Skoggard, Ian A. 1953-

Works: 36 works in 88 publications in 1 language and 2,303 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Director, htt
Classifications: GN307, 306.03
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Most widely held works by Ian A Skoggard
Encyclopedia of diasporas : immigrant and refugee cultures around the world by Melvin Ember( )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigration is a topic that is as important among anthropologists as it is the general public. Almost every culture has experienced adaptation and assimilation when immigrating to a new country and culture; usually leaving for what is perceived as a "better life". Not only does this diaspora change the country of adoption, but also the country of origin. Many large nations in the world have absorbed, and continue to absorb, large numbers of immigrants. The foreseeable future will see a continuation of large-scale immigration, as many countries experience civil war and secessionist pressures. Currently, there is no reference work that describes the impact upon the immigrants and the immigrant societies relevant to the world's cultures and provides an overview of important topics in the world's diasporas. The encyclopedia consists of two volumes covering three main sections: Diaspora Overviews covers over 20 ethnic groups that have experienced voluntary or forced immigration. These essays discuss the history behind the social, economic, and political reasons for leaving the original countries, and the cultures in the new places; Topics discusses the impact and assimilation that the immigrant cultures experience in their adopted cultures, including the arts they bring, the struggles they face, and some of the cities that are in the forefront of receiving immigrant cultures; Diaspora Communities include over 60 portraits of specific diaspora communities. Each portrait follows a standard outline to facilitate comparisons. The Encyclopedia of Diasporas can be used both to gain a general understanding of immigration and immigrants, and to find out about particular cultures, topics and communities. It will prove of great value to researchers and students, curriculum developers, teachers, and government officials. It brings together the disciplines of anthropology, social studies, political studies, international studies, and immigrant and immigration studies
Encyclopedia of world cultures( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference set lists and describes more than 1,500 global cultures. Based on research of social scientists, it is the source for historical, social, political, economic, linguistic, religious, and other information on virtually every existing culture. Its cross-cultural perspective meets high school curricular requirements for world studies and social sciences
The indigenous dynamic in Taiwan's postwar development : the religious and historical roots of entrepreneurship by Ian A Skoggard( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dogon : FA16( )

in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dogon are a group of people who live primarily in the districts of Bandiagara and Douentza in the western African nation of Mali. Some Dogon reside in Burkina Faso. This file consists of 30 documents, two are in the original French. Most focus geographically on the Mopti Region of Mali from ca. 1935 through 1970. General ethnographic information on the Dogon can be found in Paulme and Griaule for the 1930s, Paulu Marti up to the mid-1950s, and Bouju, ca. 1980s. Nearly half of the works focus on Dogon religion and art. Griaule wrote the classic works on Dogon religious thought and myth, which have been critiqued and defended. Griaule and Dieterlen also carried out a sociological analysis of Dogon religion. More specific religious studies are Dieterlen's studies of the Dogon concept of the soul and the symbolism of Dogon sacrifices. Van Beek has written on witchcraft, religious statues and religious ceremonies. Imperato writes on masked dances, as does Griaule in his general ethnography. Analyses of Dogon art are found in Laude, Flam, and Segy. Verboven provides a sophisticated analysis of Dogon ritual movement and dance. Culture and personality studies are found in Parin et al. and Ganay. Other topics included in the file are games, ethnolinguistics, ethnobotany, food patterns, and marriage patterns
Yapese : OR22( )

in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of 26 documents concerns the Yapese, who speak an Eastern Malayo-Polynesian language and occupy the westernmost of the Caroline Islands in Micronesia. The earliest documents in the collection, translated from German, were published between 1873 and 1917 and cover the time period of 1865 to 1910. The accounts are by explorers, government officials, missionaries, natural scientists, and travelers. There is one Spanish source and a German translation of Russian explorer's diary. Topics include religion, geography, music, poetry, dance, funerals, and money. Documents from the American period and onwards, starting in 1947, include a general ethnography, politics, courtship and marriage, dispute settlement, food, and post-colonial changes. Yap was under Spanish control from 1871 to 1899, German control from 1899 to 1914, Japanese control from 1914 to 1945, and American control from 1945 to 1985, after which it became part of an independent state (Yap State) in the Federated States of Micronesia
Yuki : NS30( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yuki lived in northern Mendocino County, California and spoke a language, Yukian, that has no known relationship to other languages. The Yuki include the Coast Yuki, Yuki, and Huchnom. In the 1990s there were about 100 Yukis around Round Valley, California. The Yuki used to practice hunting, gathering, and fishing and the Round Valley supported a relatively dense population on the rich wild resources. However, the Round Valley land was much desired by European-American settlers and the Yuki were displaced and killed to free up the land. There are eighteen documents in this collection. A general introduction to the three main Yuki groups can be found in Kroeber's articles from the Handbook of Californian Indians
Taiwan Hokkien : AD05( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Taiwan Hokkien collection consists of 64 documents, all in English. None of the 64 documents maybe considered a comprehensive general survey of Taiwanese Hokkien culture or society. Given the variability of cultural forms among Hokkien, in such institutional realms for example, as kinship and religion, it is doubtful that such a survey could even be written. Yet it is precisely this variability, and the highly sophisticated use of social theory employed in many of these documents, that make this collection extremely rich for cross-cultural or comparative studies (researchers should check for time and place coverage to determine the specific collection focus for the document he or she is using, since the generalizations made by authors often apply only to specific fieldwork locales rather than to the entire collection unit). Specific areas of inquiry for which the cross-cultural researcher will find this collection rewarding include the relationship between varieties of religious belief and community structure, the relationship of ecology and settlement patterns to lineage organization, and patterns of family/household organization
Ganda : FK07( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ganda live in the province of Buganda in Uganda. This file consists of 28 documents with a time range from 1200 to 1991. The studies focus on Baganda history before British overrule (1200-1900), acculturation during the subsequent period of British administration (1901-1961), and various subjects in the contemporary period following independence in 1962. The file includes studies of the traditional system of authority and changes in the system that occurred after 1900. Other studies focus on post-1900 changes in land tenure, status, social mobility, and marriage. Two labor studies examine labor migration under the colonial administration and the assimilation of immigrant laborers in Buganda in the 1950s. Other postwar studies include examinations of political behavior and attitudes, changes in occupational structure, and the effect of the Baganda authority system on innovation and change. Post-Independence studies include an examination of ethnic categories of mental health, infant care and development, and the impact of microtechnologies on rural life
Arab Canadians : NC05( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arab Canadians are first-generation Christian or Muslim Arabic-speaking immigrants and their descendants who originally came from the Arab world and have roots in Arabic culture. Arab Canadians can be found throughout Canada, although the largest communities are found in major cities, such as Montreal and Toronto. There are five documents in the Arab Canadians file. The two major works cover the immigrant history, assimilation, and acculturation of Arab Canadians in Canada and Lebanese and Syrian Canadians in Nova Scotia. Three shorter articles examine the changes in Lebanese-Canadian households and families, the persistence of traditional customs in an Edmonton, Alberta Druse community, and a Lebanese community in Lac La Biche, Alberta
Lakeshore Tonga : FR07( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lakeshore Tonga live on the western shore of Lake Malawi between Nkhata Bay and the Luweya River in the Northern Province of the Republic of Malawi. They are a heterogeneous people formed from at least four different groups who settled the area in the late 18th century. The Tonga of Malawi are distinct from the people of the same name who live in Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Mozambique. There are six documents in the file, five of them by the ethnographer van Velsen. Of particular note is the ethnography, Politics of Kinship. It includes detailed, situational analysis of power relations within and between kin groups and villages, and the strategies Tonga leaders employ in their quest for power. The other four works by Van Velsen are articles that look specifically at Tonga labor migration, oral history prior to British contact, and the histories of British missionaries and administration. Douglas has written a very brief description of Tonga traditional religion, history, economy, and social organization
Okinawans : AC07( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Okinawans inhabit the Ryukyu Archipelago, a chain of 146 islands, stretching from Kyushu, Japan to Taiwan. The islands to the south of make up Okinawa Prefecture and those to the north are part of Kagoshima Prefecture. This file consists of 22 documents, 5 are written in Japanese with English summaries, the rest are written in English. The Okinawa file is strong on kinship, religion and history
Ovimbundu : FP13( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ovimbundu live in the Benguela Highlands (Bié Plateau) of Angola. They are agricultural and the villages are moved when the soil is exhausted. This file contains 12 documents and the time range of the information is from 1600-1997. Ethnographies are included as well as a collection of Ovimbundu folktales; information on the history of the Wambu Kingdom; cultural history and political economy from the early contact period up to the civil war (2000); the Bailunda War (1902-4); magic, spiritual beliefs, divination and curing practices; and social and economic change resulting from the colonial encounter
Quinault : NR17( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historically, the Quinault were one of several tribes that lived on or near the Pacific coast in the state of Washington's Olympic Peninsula. These tribes engaged in an intertribal system of trade, marriage, feasting, and raiding, and spoke a Chinook lingua franca. Since their relocation to the Quinault Indian Reservation, the name Quinault is associated with all the Indians who live there, regardless of their historical tribal affiliations. The contemporary Quinault have a common identity based on shared residency and the collective struggle for control over their natural resources. In 1975 the Quinault reorganized their government and ratified the Constitution of the Quinault Indian Nation. The Nation includes some of the descendents of the Quinault, Queets, Hoh, Quileute, Chehalis, Chinook, and the Cowlitz tribes. There are six documents in this file. Olson's monograph based on his 1920s fieldwork and is an ethnography in the Boasian style of Quinault culture. The other major work is published by the Quinault Indian Nation and is a history of the Quinault-European relations from early contact days up to the struggle with logging companies and state government to regain control of their land and protect their fisheries. In one of the earliest accounts of Quinault way of life, Willoughby reports on several topics, including social organization, fishing practices, and religion. Farrand's work is a collection of Quinault myths and legends. Barsh provides an account of traditional and contemporary Quinault fishing practices, and compares them to those of European-Americans
Klamath : NR10( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Klamath are Native Americans living in southwestern Oregon. This file consists of 11 documents. The focus of the literature is on tribal origins, traditional culture, social change, and mythology. The earliest by Gatschet is based on field work carried out in 1877 and includes information on geography, settlements, folklore, language, and mythology. Spier produced a "memory ethnography" based on informant recollections of ca. 1860 tribal life. He also compared Klamath cultural traits with those of neighboring groups in order to establish Klamath origins and affiliations. Stern wrote about the history, culture, and politics of the Klamath reservation and a study of Klamath myths and their narration. Barker also recorded Klamath mythology and life histories. Other articles in the file include studies of Klamath childhood and socialization (Pearsall), material culture (Barrett), personality and acculturation (Clifton and Levine), comparative religion (Spencer), and songs and their interpretation (Weaver)
Zia Pueblo : NT38( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Zia are a Keres-speaking pueblo tribe who live on the Jemez River, 35 miles northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This collection of eight documents is about the Zia. The classic work is by Leslie White and was based on his fieldwork from 1928-1929 and return visits during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. He focused mostly on secret societies, including membership, recruitment, and ceremonies. Two of the documents are by Hoebel. The first is a brief account of Zia history and culture that was also published in the Handbook of North American Indians. The second is about Zia law. There is no private law. Clans and lineages have no role in the legal process. All cases are brought before the governor and a council comprised of the heads of secret societies. Lange has written a detailed account of the famous Green Corn Dance; Hawley et al. a nutritional study; Polese on the Zia sun symbol; and Stevenson on child birth. The bibliography of citations to works on Zia Pueblo is also taken from vol. 9 of the Handbook on North American Indians, Southwest
Love in the time of ethnography : essays on connection as a focus and basis for research by Lucinda Carspecken( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Love in the Time of Ethnography, the contributors argue that research is an affective process as well as a cognitive one. The authors explore love-variously defined-as an important facet of human experience, as a way of knowing and as an ethical rationale for ethnography
Encyclopedia of diasporas( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indigenous Dynamic in Taiwan's Postwar Development : Religious and Historical Roots of Entrepreneurship by Ian A Skoggard( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roy Lichtenstein and new German art( Visual )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film has three television shows on it. In one show at an exhibition the art critic discusses Lichtenstein's work in light of Walter Benjamin. In another show Mr. Lichtenstein is interviewed. In the last show Mr. Kuspit and Mr. Buchloh discuss the new German painting of the 1980's
Encyclopedia of diasporas : immigrant and refugee cultures around the world( Book )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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