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North and South

by Elizabeth Gaskell

<p>“North and South “(1854) is a novel by the English writer Elizabeth Gaskell. The title refers to one of the themes of the novel: the contrast of lifestyles between the North and the South of England. The protagonist is the young Margaret ...

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Nostalgia

Going Home in a Homeless World

by Anthony Esolen

<p>Alone among the creatures of the world, man suffers a pang both bitter and sweet. It is an ache for the homecoming. The Greeks called it <em>nostalgia</em>.</p> <p>Post-modern man, homeless almost by definition, cannot understand nostalgia. ...

ISBN: 9781621578482

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Order of Rituals

The Interpretation of Everyday Life

by Hans-Georg Soeffner

<p>To those still accustomed to seeing social order depicted in classes, strata, central groups, or institutions, and who measure and classify the social world according to &quot;centers&quot; and &quot;margins,&quot; modern society presents ...

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Origins of Chinese Auspicious Symbols

by Lim SK

<p>Talk about Chinese culture and images of dragon boats, lion dances, red packets and mandarin oranges readily come to mind. Their common thread is that they are all considered auspicious symbols by the Chinese. This charmingly illustrated book

ISBN: 9789813170261

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Origins of Chinese Culture

by Li Xiaoxiang

<p>Let Origins of Chinese Culture guide you through the perplexing maze of all things Chinese. Pick up interesting facts about the “Four Treasures of the Study” — the brush, ink, paper and inkstone — which form the cornerstone of Chinese ...

ISBN: 9789813170285

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Origins of Chinese Festivals (Rev)

by Goh Pei Ki

<p>This book on the origins of the festivals and popular stories associated with them will help the reader to appreciate how the celebration of these festivals acted as a social glue in identifying and helping the Chinese stick together as a ...

ISBN: 9789813170292

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Origins of Chinese Music

by Li Xiaoxiang

<p>In this book, the evolution of Chinese music over the centuries is examined, from prehistoric times, through the Qin, Han, Sui and Tang Dynasties, all the way to our modern times. In addition, the origins and characteristics of specific ...

ISBN: 9789813170322

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P15 Pass Book

America’s Passport for Unity

by judi Love bowman

<p>The P15 Pass Book will offer America the ways and means to bring unity, order, faith, justice, peace and equality to race relations in this nation. The fifteen principles in the P15 paradigm are ones which each American can implement into his

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P15 Pass Book: America's Passport for Unity

by bowman, judi Love

The P15 Pass Book will offer America the ways and means to bring unity, order, faith, justice, peace and equality to race relations in this nation. The fifteen principles in the P15 paradigm are ones which each American can implement into his or

ISBN: 9780967701981

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Peace making traditions in East Africa

by Timothy Gachanga

<p>African cultures have peacemaking traditions which are passed on from generation to generation. This is contrary to the Western assumptions that Africa is always internally at war. The reason why conflicts have become so complex is because ...

ISBN: 1230001710427

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Pelisse, Redingote, or Walking Dress: History Notes Book 5

by Suzi Love

<p>What was fashionable for outer wear in past centuries? Call them what you like: Coat, Pelisse, Redingote, Walking Dress, Promenade Dress. They all did the same job and they changed greatly with the prevailing fashions of the time. Take a look

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Phallic Worship: World-Wide and Centuries Long

by Allen Mack

<p>The phallus has been an object of adoration, envy, worship, ceremonial excesses, ritual orgasms, and pain throughout the world since before written history. The ultimate representation of masculine pulchritude and strength, the usually ...

ISBN: 9781611523379

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Poland - Culture Smart!

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

by Greg Allen & Culture Smart!

<p>The changes in Polish life, culture, economics, and development have been remarkable. And the pace of change shows little sign of abating. Through twenty-five years of post-Communist transformation and ten years as a member of the European ...

ISBN: 9781857337105

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Politicizing Creative Economy

Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

by Dia Da Costa

<p>Scholars increasingly view the arts, creativity, and the creative economy as engines for regenerating global citizenship, renewing decayed local economies, and nurturing a new type of all-inclusive politics. Dia Da Costa delves into these ...

ISBN: 9780252099045

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Popobawa

Tanzanian Talk, Global Misreadings

by Katrina Daly Thompson

<p>Since the 1960s, people on the islands off the coast of Tanzania have talked about being attacked by a mysterious creature called Popobawa, a shapeshifter often described as having an enormous penis. Popobawa’s recurring attacks have become a

ISBN: 9780253024619

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Practically Invisible

Coastal Ecuador, Tourism, and the Politics of Authenticity

by Kimbra Smith

<p>The community of Agua Blanca, deep within the Machalilla National Park on the coast of Ecuador, found itself facing the twenty-first century with a choice: embrace a booming tourist industry eager to experience a preconceived notion of ...

ISBN: 9780826520586

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Primal Nutrition

Paleolithic and Ancestral Diets for Optimal Health

by Ron Schmid, ND

<p>Explores how the traditional foods of ancient cultures can naturally help prevent and treat degenerative disease and chronic conditions</p> <p>• Examines the protective nutrients inherent in primal foods, such as wild seafood, grass-fed ...

ISBN: 9781620555200

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Qi=mc2

Gnosis: Planetary Initiation

by Michelle Christides

<p>Qi = mc2 is written and recorded in two volumes to mirror the thinking of the two-hemisphere brain so that each volume stands alone and readers may choose their principal way of knowing to grasp the emerging world-view underlying the chaotic ...

ISBN: 1230000657662

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Raccomandazione

Clientelism and Connections in Italy

by Dorothy Louise Zinn

<p>The issue of patronage-clientelism has long been of interest in the social sciences. Based on long-term ethnographic research in southern Italy, this book examines the concept and practice of <em>raccomandazione</em>: the omnipresent social ...

ISBN: 9781789201987

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Recasting Folk in the Himalayas

Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility

by Stefan Fiol

<p>Colonialist, nationalist, and regionalist ideologies have profoundly influenced folk music and related musical practices among the Garhwali and Kumaoni of Uttarakhand. Stefan Fiol blends historical and ethnographic approaches to unlock these ...

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