2485 books (125 pages) in this category
Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
by Oran Hesterman
Country & city in Australia
by Judith Brett
For many decades Australia was the country that rode on the sheep?s back. No more - now we are a country of mining and services. In QE42, one of Australia?s most original and respected political thinkers, Judith Brett, looks at what this has ...Audio Book
by Jacqueline DeCarlo
What?s wrong with buying regular coffee? Does fair trade necessarily mean ethical trade? What impact can consumers have on global economics? Fair trade means more than just bananas, coffee, and chocolate. Author and activist Jacqueline DeCarloAudio Book
by WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS
""Even a newspaper man, if you entice him into a cemetery at midnight, will believe in phantoms, for every one is a visionary, if you scratch him deep enough. But the Celts is a visionary without scratching."" - from the IntroductionIn this ...
by W. Y. EVANS-WENTZ
This collection of reports of elfin creatures in Wales, Ireland, Scotland, and Brittany ranks among the most scholarly works ever published on the subject. The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries begins with the author's account of firsthand ...
The Lies Women Tell about Sex--And the Truths They Reveal
by Lux Alptraum
by Stuart Hall
<i>'Sometimes I feel I was the last colonial'</i><br><i></i><br><i></i>This is the story, in his own words, of the extraordinary life of Stuart Hall- writer, thinker and one of the leading intellectual lights of his age. Growing up in a ...
by Kathleen Smith
Are you a fangirl?<BR> <BR> - Do you survive boring classes or meetings by imagining your favorite TV couple making out? <BR> - Have you posted a lengthy diatribe online defending a fictional character? <BR> - Have you gotten carsick from ...
Men of Great Style and Substance
by Gert Jonkers
Speculative Technologies of Resistance
by Curtis Marez
<p><i>Farm Worker Futurism</i> reveals that the historical role of technology has had much to do with depicting the lives of farm laborers—Mexican migrants in particular—in the United States. This book explores the friction between agribusiness ...
by Philip Lymbery
Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry. We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating - as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated. We are ...
The Fashion Creatives Shaping the Music Industry
by Katie Baron
by Cheryl;Clark, Hazel Buckley
Taking cultural theorist Michel de Certeau's notion of 'the everyday' as a critical starting point, this book considers how fashion shapes and is shaped by everyday life. Looking historically for the imprint of fashion within everyday routines ...
by Christopher Laverty
<i>Fashionable Childhood</i> is the first book to critically examine representations of children and childhood through fashion media. Focussing on themes such as innocence, sexuality, class, and gender, this book provides a detailed and ...
The Good, the Bad and the Hungry
by Andrew F. Smith
<div>Fast food is the most pervasive culinary trend of our time. It is an industry that has changed the way the world eats, as the model works virtually everywhere. At its heart are large multinational chains, running an estimated one million ...
The Surprising History of the '80s Teen Movie
by James King
by Suzanne Leonard
Since its famed introduction of the ?boiled bunny,? Fatal Attraction (1987) established itself as one of American cinema?s most controversial films. This insightful new book surveys the film's formal features and its ideological impact, paying ...
A Global History
by Michelle Phillipov
<div>No other food is as nutritionally crucial, symbolically important or controversial as fat. Butter, oil, tallow, lard, schmaltz - culinary fats have not only shaped world cuisines, they are themselves steeped in cultural and symbolic ...
A Russian Folk Tale
by Pyotr Yershov
<b>A classic Russian tale retold for our time by an eminent folklorist.</b><div>"Many years ago in the great empire of Russia where wicked winds and cruel storms tormented the lives of poor peasants . . .\u201d So begins the magical story of a ...