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Redefining Japaneseness

Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland

by Jane H. Yamashiro

<p>There is a rich body of literature on the experience of Japanese immigrants in the United States, and there are also numerous accounts of the cultural dislocation felt by American expats in Japan. But what happens when Japanese Americans, ...

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Relating to Ancient Culture

And the mysterious agent changing it

by Gary W Wietgrefe

<p>Explore the Cultural Schism between Ancient and Modern Times:<br /> What is the state of culture in the world today? In general, is culture changing?<br /> At age twenty, is Johnny, Juan, or Johan as financially and socially stable as when ...

ISBN: 9780999224922

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Religion in Korea

Harmony and Coexistence

by Robert Koehler

<p>This book surveys the rich religious and spiritual tapestry that is contemporary Korea. We begin with the earliest of Korean faiths—the shamanism that prehistoric Koreans brought with them as they migrated to the peninsula from Central ...

ISBN: 9781624120459

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Returning Life

Language, Life Force and History in Kilimanjaro

by Knut Christian Myhre

<p>A group of Chagga-speaking men descend the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro to butcher animals and pour milk, beer, and blood on the ground, requesting rain for their continued existence. <em>Returning Life</em> explores how this event engages ...

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Rough Mason, Mason, Freemason, Accepted Mason

by Oscar Patterson III

<p>Modern Freemasonry in the United States and Great Britain celebrates its 300th anniversary in 2017 tracing its direct history from the Grand Lodge of England founded in 1717. This text is intended to provide a theory of origin for the ...

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Roundabout Papers (Annotated)

by William Makepeace Thackeray

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).&nbsp;<br> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.&nbsp;<br> *This book has been checked and corrected for ...

ISBN: 1230001422726

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Salpuri-Chum, A Korean Dance for Expelling Evil Spirits

A Psychoanalytic Interpretation of its Artistic Characteristics

by Eun-Joo Lee & Yong-Shin Kim

<p>This book is a study of Salpuri-Chum, a traditional Korean dance for expelling evil spirits. The authors explore the origins and practice of Salpuri-Chum. The ancient Korean people viewed their misfortunes as coming from evil spirits; ...

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Scientific Feast (Propositions, Ideas, Realizations – PIR) — Part Three

by Chris Myrski

<p>This is the Introduction<br /> I think some introductory remarks are necessary here because this is not a book but a folder with quite motley materials, and they are surely not fiction, and the name is not only “Feast” but also PIR. About ...

ISBN: 9781370655519

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Sea Islands Heritage

Resonances of Africa in Diasporic Communities

by Mary A. Twining

<p>As coastal lands become less available in the rush for condo/beach demand, the traditional life of the <em>Sea Islands</em> has become threatened by the pressure to accommodate the tourists, vacationers, and retirees. Scholars and lovers of ...

ISBN: 9781610056861

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Simply Tradition

70 Fun and Easy Holiday Ideas for Families

by Kierste Wade

Are you looking for fun traditions to incorporate into your family? Popular blogger Kierste Wade has several simple traditions that will involve the whole family in the festitivities of daily life. From Back-to-School ice cream sundaes to ...

ISBN: 9781462127030

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Sketches of Korea

An Illustrated Guide to Korean Culture

by Benjamin Joinau & Elodie Dornand de Rouville

<p>**How Much Do You Think You Know about Korea?<br /> Get a glimpse of the many faces of Korea in illustration form **</p> <p>Kimchi, K-pop, taekwondo, Samsung—the images that most people get when they think of Korea don’t stray much beyond ...

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Sketches of Young Couples (Annotated & Illustrated)

by Charles Dickens

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).<br /> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.<br /> *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling ...

ISBN: 1230001413373

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Sketches of Young Gentlemen (Annotated & Illustrated)

by Charles Dickens

<p>*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author).<br /> *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience.<br /> *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling ...

ISBN: 1230001413380

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Sleep in Early Modern England

by Sasha Handley

<div><B>A riveting look at how the early modern world revolutionized sleep and its relation to body, mind, soul, and society</B><BR><br> Drawing on diverse archival sources and material artifacts, Handley reveals that the way we sleep is as ...

ISBN: 9780300222135

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Spencers or Regency Jackets: History Notes Book 4

by Suzi Love

<p>What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Spencers, short jackets, or Regency jackets. They provided modesty and warmth and they changed greatly with the prevailing fashions of the time. Take a look at ...

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Stories of Gods and Heroes

by Thomas Bulfinch

<p>The religions of ancient Greece and Rome are extinct. The so- called divinities of Olympus have not a single worshipper among living men. They belong now not to the department of theology, but to those of literature and taste. There they ...

ISBN: 9786050384666

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Strategies for Success among African-Americans and Afro-Caribbeans

Overachieve, Be Cheerful, or Confront

by Chrystal Y. Grey & Thomas Janoski

<p>How can African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans from the former British colonies be so different in their approaches toward social mobility? Chrystal Y. Grey and Thomas Janoski state that this is because native blacks grow up as “strangers” in ...

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Street Food around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

by Bruce Kraig & Colleen Taylor Sen Ph.D.

<p>In this encyclopedia, two experienced world travelers and numerous contributors provide a fascinating worldwide survey of street foods and recipes to document the importance of casual cuisine to every culture, covering everything from ...

ISBN: 9781598849554

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Studies on the Legend of the Holy Grail

by Alfred Nutt

<p>The present work is, as its title states, a collection of “Studies.” It does not profess to give an exhaustive or orderly account of the Grail romance cycle; it deals with particular aspects of the legend, and makes no pretence of exhausting ...

ISBN: 9786050411997

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Subjugated Animals

Animals And Anthropocentrism in Early Modern European Culture

by Nathaniel Wolloch

<p>This book is a study of attitudes toward animals in early modern Western culture. Emphasizing the influence of anthropocentrism on attitudes toward animals, historian Nathaniel Wolloch traces the various ways in which animals were viewed, ...

ISBN: 9781591029632

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