Now showing items 1-4 of 12730

    • Temporal Issues in Market Inefficiency in asset prices with an emphasis on commodities 

      Ahmed, Muhammad Farid (2019-07-20)
      This summary provides an overview of the contributions made in this thesis to the literature. No references are included in the summary; these can be found in the Bibliography on page 156. This dissertation consists of 6 ...
    • Vladimir Boldyrev, Rituals Connected with the Birth of a Child 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-07-22)
      The birth of a girl was not as joyous an occasion as the birth of a boy. After his umbilical cord dried out and fell off, guests were invited to celebrate the boy’s birth. A sheep was slaughtered and its tibia bone was ...
    • Svetlana Suktueva, About Names in Kalmykia 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2017-08-26)
      Svetlana talks about names among Kalmyks: Names such as Badma, Tsagan(a), Saglr and Amulng are gender neutral. Jangar, Baatr, Chingis, Aldr and Zerg are male names. The Kalmyk language does not have a grammatical gender. ...
    • Ksenia Kardonova, About Nursing Newborn Babies 

      Terbish, Baasanjav (Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project, University of Cambridge, 2018-06-06)
      When a woman gave birth, people would say ‘Tsagan tor boljana’ and all children were taken out (from a yurt). There were no diapers then, instead ash left from burning the dung was used. Ashes being soft were poured into ...