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The Imaginary of Exaggeration

by Luis Carlos Molina Acevedo

The Imaginary of Exaggeration is a cultural essay on the culture of Antioquia, Colombia. Mental mechanisms by which the man of Antioquia creates new cultural products are studied. In particular, they are analyzed the imaginary processes and ...

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The Man - Made Word or Our Androcentric Culture

by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

<p>This book is a liberal feminist text. The author analyzes the many negative effects of male domination, not only on women in particular but on the welfare of the human race as a whole. Rather than considering what is appropriate masculine or ...

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The Merchant of Venice (Annotated)

by William Shakespeare

<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: 1230001609134

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The Metamorphoses Vol. I

by Ovid

<p>The Metamorphoses of Ovid are a compendium of the Mythological narratives of ancient Greece and Rome, so ingeniously framed, as to embrace a large amount of information upon almost every subject connected with the learning, traditions, ...

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The Mirth of Nations

by Christie Davies

<p>The Mirth of Nations is a social and historical study of jokes told in the principal English-speaking countries. It is based on use of archives and other primary sources, including old and rare joke books. Davies makes detailed comparisons ...

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The Public Work of Christmas

Difference and Belonging in Multicultural Societies

by Pamela E. Klassen & Monique Scheer

<p>Christmas is not a holiday just for Christians anymore, if it ever was. Embedded in calendars around the world and long a lucrative merchandising opportunity, Christmas enters multicultural, multi-religious public spaces, provoking both ...

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The Queen of the Air

by Ruskin

<p>Ah, masters of modern science, give me back my Athena out of your vials, and seal, if it may be, once more, Asmodeus therein. You have divided the elements, and united them; enslaved them upon the earth, and discerned them in the stars. Teach

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The Resilience of Southern Identity

Why the South Still Matters in the Minds of Its People

by Christopher A. Cooper & H. Gibbs Knotts

<p>The American South has experienced remarkable change over the past half century. Black voter registration has increased, the region's politics have shifted from one-party Democratic to the near-domination of the Republican Party, and ...

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The Story of Mary Ancel (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 ...

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The story of the Tuatha de Danaan

by Lady I. A. Gregory

<p>It was in a mist the Tuatha de Danaan, the people of the gods of Dana, or as some called them, the Men of Dea, came through the air and the high air to Ireland.<br /> It was from the north they came; and in the place they came from they had ...

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They Do What? A Cultural Encyclopedia of Extraordinary and Exotic Customs from around the World

A Cultural Encyclopedia of Extraordinary and Exotic Customs from around the World

by Javier A. Galván

<p>This single-volume work covers many traditions, customs, and activities Westerners may find unusual or shocking, covering everything from the Ashanti people's funeral celebrations to wife-carrying competitions in Finland.</p> <p>• Provides a

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This is What Japanese People Do

It makes sense that Japanese people are thin, healthy, and live long

by Nami O'Donnell

<p>Nami does it again, with another great book about <strong>how Japanese people</strong> are able to<strong> stay healthy</strong> and keep so <strong>thin</strong>. Japan has such a great number of <strong>long-lived</strong> people and the ...

ISBN: 1230001793802

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Those Clear, happy, and Beautiful Eyes

“He known when you are sleeping”…well,.,Not Really dear.

by Yacub Saafir

<p>Those clear, lovely beautiful, happy eyes of a baby that stays even in&nbsp; &nbsp;its youth and often &nbsp;stays with the teenagers. But, &nbsp;what happens then!!! Those same unforgettable shinny filled with piety and innocence eyes, ...

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To See Them Run

Great Plains Coyote Coursing

by Eric A. Eliason

<p><em>To See Them Run</em> explores how and why Great Plains hunters have chased coyotes with greyhounds and other sight hounds since before George Armstrong Custer. Though a well-developed, long-lived, widespread, and undeniably enthralling ...

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Tortillas, Tiswin, and T-Bones

A Food History of the Southwest

by Gregory McNamee

<p>In this entertaining history, Gregory McNamee explores the many ethnic and cultural traditions that have contributed to the food of the Southwest. He traces the origins of the cuisine to the arrival of humans in the Americas, the work of the ...

ISBN: 9780826359056

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Totem and Taboo

by Sigmund Freud

<p>Originally published in 1918, this landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis represents one of Freud's most penetrating attempts to decipher the mysteries of human behavior. Its focus is the conflict between primitive ...

ISBN: 9780486835693

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Totemism

by Andrew Lang

<p>Is there any human institution which can be safely called &quot;Totemism&quot;? Is there any possibility of defining, or even describing Totemism? Is it legitimate—is it even possible, with due regard for &quot;methodology&quot; and logic—to ...

ISBN: 9786051768021

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Tradition and Contract

The Problem of Social Order

by Elizabeth Colson

<p>First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an Informa company.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351329323

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Tradition, Urban Identity, and the Baltimore “Hon"

The Folk in the City

by David J. Puglia

<p>Baltimoreans have garnered a reputation for greeting one another by tagging “hon” to their speech. In the late twentieth and early twenty-first century, this small piece of local dialect took center stage in a series of rancorous public ...

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Traditional Food

A Taste of Korean Life

by Robert Koehler

<p>Nowadays, with healthy living and the 'slow food' movement receiving spotlight worldwide, Korean cuisine is drawing much interest as a healthy cuisine with nutritional harmony and balance. In fact, Koreans have traditionally viewed food as ...

ISBN: 9781624120367

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