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Area Studies
This collection showcases some of the resources for Area Studies contained within HumBox

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Candomblé ?! Ah conheço
This podcast in Portuguese was created by Emilia Kroprowska, a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The podcast was created using Audacity recording software and enhanced with free images using Windows Movie Maker. The recording is based on the student’s own original research carried out in the year 2007 - 2008. This podcast is a description of the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé by a filh-do-santo, or initiate, Mônica Baptista Costa. She speaks about the origin of the religion, in Africa approximately 5,000 years ago. She also explains why Candomblé is fundamentally a syncretic religion, and the difference between Candomblé, Umbanda and other religions in Brazil. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students in the field of Lusophone, Brazilian and Latin American studies. A transcript of the podcast is also included.

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Colonial Attitudes to India: Coolies at work
Image of 'coolies' at work for the East India Company. Drawn 1813. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Colonial Attitudes to India: Holy men and mystics
Images drawn in 1806 by the military artist Charles Gold of holy men and mystics. The original copy of these images can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Colonial Attitudes to India: manners, customs and dress
Flemish artist Balthazar Solvyns drawings from 1799 of natives of India - focusing on manners, customs and dress. The original copy of these images can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Colonial Attitudes to India: modernised Indian lady
Drawing of an Indian lady connected to the East India Company, 1813. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Colonial Attitudes to India: modernised coolies at work
Drawing of modernised 'Coolies' at work for the East India Company, 1813. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of Indian military uniform
Image of Indian military uniform drawn in 1814 by Abraham James. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of London fashion (1808)
Drawing of ladies and gentlemen from London by the artist James Peller Malcolm. Published in 1808. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume from China
A drawing of a Chinese costume by the artist and museum curator William Alexander (1767-1816). Alexander painted this image in 1805. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of Korea
Drawing of the costume of Korea by John McLeod. Published in 1818 in his "Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, Along the coast of Corea, to the Island of Lewchew: with an account of her subsequent Shipwreck". The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of Turkey
Illustration of the costume of Turkey printed by William Millar in 1802. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of natives of Canada
Drawing of the costume of natives of Canada by the Italian Jesuit scholar Filippo Buonanni. Drawn in the early 18th century. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of natives of New France-Canada
Costume of natives of New France-Canada by the Dutch geographer and director of the Dutch West India Company Joannes de Laet. This image was published in the Latin edition of his 'History of the New World' published in 1633. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of the Kurds
Drawing of costume worn by Kurds by diplomatist and novelist James Morier (1782-1849). Drawn in 1818. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of the Russian Empire
The Costume of the Russian Empire drawn by Wilkliam Alexander and one of 73 illustrations published by William Miller in 1803/4. This image derives from an 1811 edition. Accompanied by text in both English and French. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawing of a costume of the Welsh
The costume of the Welsh drawn by the miniature painter and topographer Edward Pugh (bap. 1763, d. 1813). This image appeared in Pugh's Cambria depicta compiled over nine years from 1804. The Cumbria Depicta, along with this image was published posthumously by Evan Williams in 1816. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Drawings of native costumes (17th - 18th century)
This collection combines drawings of native dress from various artists in the 17th and 18th centuries. Provided by Peter Hopkins, Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Exú - Orixá do Candomblé
This podcast in Portuguese was created by Emilia Kropowska, a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled 'The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum'. The podcast was created using Audacity recording software and enhanced with free images using Windows Movie Maker. The recording is based on the student's own original research carried out in the year 2007-2008. This podcast explains the role of orixás in the Afro-Brazilian religion of Candomblé, which was brought to Brazil during the era of slavery, and which has since become one of Brazil's major religions. Orixás play a pivotal role in Candomblé ritual and belief; they are intermediaries between human beings, nature and the divine. The podcast focuses particularly on the role of the orixá Exu, and what he represents within the belief system of Candomblé. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students in the field of Lusophone, Brazilian and Latin American studies. A transcription of the podcast is provided.

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French Costume: C'est un Fils, Monsieur!
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: C'est un Fils, Monsieur! Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif De La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Declaration de la Grossesse
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: 'Declaration de la Grossesse'. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau with accompanying text by Restif de la Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: J'en Accepte L'Heureux Presage
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: J'en Accepte L'Heureux Presage. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de la Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: L'accord Parfait
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: L'accord Parfait. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: La Course des Chaveaux
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Course des Chaveaux. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: La Dame du Palais de la Rein
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Dame du Palais de la Rein. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: La Petite Loge
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Petite Loge. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: La Reconotre au Bois de Boulogne
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Reconotre au Bois de Boulogne. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: La Sortie de L'Opera
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Sortie de L'Opera. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: La Surprise
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Surprise. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Grande Toilette
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: La Grande Toilette. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Lever
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Lever. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Matinee
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Matinee. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Pari gagne
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Pari gagne. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne.

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French Costume: Le Partie de Wisch
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Partie de Wisch. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Petite Toilette
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Petite Toilette. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Rendez-vous pour Marly
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Rendez-vous pour Marly. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Seigneur chez son fermier
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Seigneur Chez son fermier. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Souper Fin
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Souper Fin. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Le Vrai Bonheur
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Le Vrai Bonheur. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Les Delices de la Maternite
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Les Delices de la Maternite. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Les Petits Parains
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Les Petits Parains. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Les Precautions
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Les Precautions. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Les adieux
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Les adieux. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: N'ayez Pas Peur, Ma Bonne Amie
Image of Eighteenth Century French Costume: N'ayez Pas Peur, Ma Bonne Amie. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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French Costume: Qui ou Non
Images of Eighteenth Century French Costume: Qui ou Non. Drawn by Jean Michel Moreau for his Restif de La Bretonne. The original copy of this image can be found at the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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Images of Colonial attitudes to India
Images of Colonial Attitudes to India including 'Coolies' at work and native costumes. Provided by Peter Hopkins, Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, History, University of Wales Lampeter

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Images of Eighteenth Century French Costume
Images of Eighteenth Century French Costume supplied by the collections of the Roderic Bowen Library and Archives, University of Wales Lampeter.

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O Candomblé é uma religião Afro-Brasileira
This podcast in Portuguese was created by Emilia Kroprowska ,a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The podcast was created using Audacity recording software and enhanced with free images using Windows Movie Maker. The recording is based on the student’s own original research carried out in the year 2007 - 2008. The theme is the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. The recording describes the religion’s origins in Africa, the means by which it was brought to Brazil, and subsequently adapted over the centuries. The recording also explains the theology, beliefs and rituals which are most characteristic of Candomblé. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students in the field of Lusophone, Brazilian and Latin American studies. A transcription of the podcast including original photos is also provided.

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O Papel do Sacrifício no Candomblé
This podcast in Portuguese was created by Emilia Kroprowska ,a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The podcast was created using Audacity recording software and enhanced with free images using Windows Movie Maker. The recording is based on the student’s own original research carried out in the year 2007 - 2008. The theme is the Afro-Brazilian religion Candomblé. Ritual sacrifice of animals is a feature of this religion, a practice which is frequently misunderstood by people not familiar with the religion. The recording, based on an interview with a Brazilian practitioner of Candomblé, explains the true significance of this ritual and its meaning within the context of the religion as a whole. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students in the field of Lusophone, Brazilian and Latin American studies. A transcript of the podcast is also provided.

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O que é Umbanda?/ What is Umbanda?
This podcast in Portuguese was created by Emilia Kroprowska , a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The podcast was created using Audacity recording software and enhanced with free images using Windows Movie Maker. The recording is based on the student’s own original research carried out in the year 2007 - 2008. This podcast explains the role of Umbanda, a religion which was founded in brazil in 1908, and is a syncretic in nature, with influences from Christianity, Hinduism, Spiritism, and Africa-based religions. The recording explains the fundamental beliefs of Umbanda, its practices, and its role within Brazilian society. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students in the field of Lusophone, Brazilian and Latin American studies. A transcription of the postcast, with additional photos, is also provided.

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Preconceitos do Brasil/ Brazilian Sterotypes
This podcast in Portuguese was created by James Letts, a student of Spanish and Latin American Studies at the School of Languages and Area Studies, University of Portsmouth, as a part of a research project entitled ‘The Role of Student Audio Casting and Production in the Language Learning Curriculum’. The podcast was created using Audacity recording software and enhanced with free images using Windows Movie Maker. The recording is based on the student’s own original research carried out in the year 2008. The recording presents commonly held stereotyped images and beliefs about Brazil, and the actual reality of Brazil as a modern industrial nation, with information about the nation’s technological innovations and social programmes. The podcast can be used as a learning resource in several different ways: as a focus for discussion, aural comprehension or as a base for further research by students in the field of Lusophone, Brazilian and Latin American studies. A transcript of the podcast is included as well as its English translation.

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