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Spoken World: Irish (Book &CDs)

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Author:  |  Isbn: 1400024579  |  File size: 274MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This simple and effective introduction to Irish Gaelic teaches everything one needs to speak, understand, read, and write in Irish Gaelic. This program assumes no background in the language, and it explains each new concept clearly with plenty of examples, making it ideal for beginners or anyone...

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Cruelty & Companionship

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Author: A. James Hammerton  |  Isbn: 9780415133685  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Cruelty and Companionship is an account of the intimate but darker sides of marriage in Victorian and Edwardian England. Hammerton draws upon previously unpublished material from the records of the divorce court and magistrates' courts to challenge many popular views about...

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Youth & Rock in the Soviet Bloc

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Author: William Jay Risch  |  Isbn: 9780739166932  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 318  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Youth and Rock in the Soviet Bloc explores the rise of youth as consumers of popular culture and the globalization of popular music in Russia and Eastern Europe. This collection of essays challenges assumptions that Communist leaders and Western-influenced youth cultures...

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Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure & Punishment in Medieval Culture

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Author: Robert Mills  |  Isbn: 9781861892607  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture When Marsellus in the film PulpFiction asserts, "I'm gonna git medieval on your ass," we know that he is about to bring down a fierce and exacting punishment. Yet is the violence of the Middle Ages that far removed from our modern society? Suspended Animation argues that not only...

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The Hidden Cinema

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Author: Dr James C Robertson and James Robertson  |  Isbn: 9780415090346  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 1993  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture How does film censorship work in Britain? Jim Robertson's new paperback edition of The Hidden Cinema argues that censorship has had a far greater influence on British film history than is often apparent, creating the `hidden cinema' of the title....

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World Building: Discourse in the Mind

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Author: Ernestine Lahey and Joanna Gavins  |  Isbn: 9781472586537  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture World Building represents the state-of-the-discipline in worlds-based approaches to discourse, collected together for the first time. Over the last forty years the 'text-as-world' metaphor has become one of the most prevalent and productive means of...

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Introduction to International Legal English

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Author: Amy Krois-Lindner  |  Isbn: 9780521718998  |  File size: 143MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Introduction to International Legal English is an intermediate level course for law students or newly-qualified lawyers who need to use English in their legal work or studies. Suitable for classroom use or self-study, the course prepares learners for using English in a...

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Rimbaud's Impressionist Poetics

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Author: Aimee Israel-Pelletier  |  Isbn: 9780708325353  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 201  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the early 1870s, Arthur Rimbaud, indisputable genius of French poetry, invented a new style that captured the energy and visual complexity of modern life, changing fundamentally the way subsequent poetry would be written. At the same time in Paris and London,...

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Loving Literature: A Cultural History

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Author: Deidre Shauna Lynch  |  Isbn: 9780226183701  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture One of the most common—and wounding—misconceptions about literary scholars today is that they simply don’t love books. While those actually working in literary studies can easily refute this claim, such a response risks obscuring a more fundamental question: why...

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The Slangman Guide to Biz Speak 1

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Author:  |  Isbn: 1891888366  |  File size: 125MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture If you don't know the essential American slang and idioms used by all business professionals, you risk embarrassment, loss of respect, and loss of money. Entertaining dialogues, activities and games will quickly help put you get the inside track…that's slang for "get the advantage"! The...

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Contemporary Approaches to Baltic Linguistics

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Author: Axel Holvoet, Björn Wiemer, and Peter Arkadiev  |  Isbn: 9783110343762  |  File size: 6.4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 554  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Baltic languages have only marginally featured in the discourse of theoretical linguistics and linguistic typology. The book aims to reconnect Baltic linguistics and the current agenda of the theoretical and typological study of language. The...

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The Complete Guide to the Music of the "Beatles"

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Author: John Robertson  |  Isbn: 9780711935488  |  File size: 37MB  |  Year: 1994  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A consumers' guide to the music of The Beatles. An album by album, track by track, run-down of every song recorded by The Beatles, from "I Saw Her Standing There" to "Let It Be". It includes: full details of who wrote and sang which songs, when and where the songs where...

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Translating Humour in Audiovisual Texts

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Author: Antonella De Laurentiis, Francesca Bianchi, and Gian Luigi De Rosa  |  Isbn: 9783034315555  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 533  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Humour found in audiovisual products is, of course, performative in nature. If we consider instances of humour – any droll moment occurring in today’s fare of mixed-genre products as a composite of cognition, emotion,...

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Pride: A Dictionary for the Vain

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Author: Adams Media  |  Isbn: 9781440527708  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Seven Deadly Sins have sliced up the dictionary and taken what's theirs. No one vice is too greedy as each volume prides itself on having more than 500 entries. Word lovers will lust after these richly packaged volumes--and once you've collected all seven, you'll be the envy...

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The Early National Period

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Author: Sarah J. Purcell  |  Isbn: 9780816047697  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 420  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume in the acclaimed Eyewitness History series covers the period 1783 to 1828, picking up after the conclusion of the American Revolution and continuing up to the years when America was expanding westward. Download book...

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Like Beads on a String: A Culture History of the Seminole Indians in North Peninsular Florida

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Author: Brent Richards Weisman  |  Isbn: 9780817304119  |  File size: 11.8MB  |  Year: 1989  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Florida's Seminole Indians are exerting an ever increasing influence on crucial issues in state politics, economy, and law. From a position of near obscurity less than a century ago, these Native Americans have staged a remarkable comeback to take an active hand in...

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Explorations in the Sociology of Language & Religion

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Author: Joshua A. Fishman and Tope Omoniyi  |  Isbn: 9789027227102  |  File size: 3.6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 347  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Sociology of Language and Religion (SLR) is still in its infancy as a sub-discipline in the macrosociolinguistic tradition. It is therefore no coincidence that the editorial collaboration to produce its first definitive text Explorations in the...

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Things Japanese: Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan

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Author: Basil Hall Chamberlain  |  Isbn: 9781933330273  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 540  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An engaging collection about everything from the abacus to zoology in Japan, designed to preserve knowledge about a society that was modernizing beyond recognition. This book remains an erudite source of information about culture, history, art, religion, and daily...

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A People & a Nation: A History of the United States

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Author: David M. Katzman, David W. Blight, Howard Chudacoff, and Mary Beth Norton  |  Isbn: 9780618391776  |  File size: 81MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 532  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This spirited narrative challenges students to think about the meaning of American history. Thoughtful inclusion of the lives of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture preserves the text's basic...

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Language Documentation & Revitalization in Latin American Contexts

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Author: Chris Rogers Dr, Gabriela Perez Baez, and Jorge Emilio Roses Labrada  |  Isbn: 9783110438079  |  File size: 2+24MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 260  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Up to now, the focus in the field of language documentation has been predominantly on North American and Australian languages. However, the greatest genetic diversity in languages is found in Latin America, home to over...

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Grammatik Des Samaritanischen Hebraisch

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Author: Rudolf Macuch  |  Isbn: 9783110001334  |  File size: 20.7MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 616  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Die Reihe Studia Samaritana versammelt Bande aus dem gesamten Gebiet wissenschaftlicher Untersuchungen zu den Samaritanern, von den antiken Befunden bis hin zur Erforschung der gegenwartigen samaritanischen Gemeinschaft und ihrer Traditionen. Besondere Schwerpunkte liegen in...

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Converging Grammars: Constructions in Singapore English

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Author: Debra Ziegeler  |  Isbn: 9781614515715  |  File size: 3.8MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 294  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume provides a much-needed, critical overview of the field of constructions and construction grammar in the context of Singapore English, and poses the question of identifying a construction in contact when the lexicon is derived from one language and the syntax from...

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Jean Markale, "Contes et legendes des pays celtes"

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Author: Jean Markale  |  Isbn: 9782737360954  |  File size: 10.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 327  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Collectés depuis le XIXe siècle et aujourd'hui heureusement réhabilités, ces contes et récits, par leur authenticité, leur marginalité et leur actualité jamais démentie, nous font mieux comprendre notre civilisation et comment on peut huma­niser une société industrielle...

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The Japanese Haiku

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Author: Kenneth Yasuda and Robert B. Hall  |  Isbn: 9780804834605  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book describes the subtle nature and beauty of haiku, emphasising the form's unique place in the realm of poetry. Informative discussion and illuminating examples reveal the fascinating character of the Japanese poetic mind. Modern original haiku in...

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Masking Strategies: Unwrapping the French Paratext

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Author: Alistair Rolls and Maire-Laure Vuaille-Barcan  |  Isbn: 9783034307468  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 194  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Gérard Genette’s seminal study of the paratext, Seuils (1987), is the starting point for this collection of essays, all of which seek not only to engage with Genette’s taxonomy and apply it, but also to interrogate it and to move...

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Defining the Modern Museum: A Case Study of the Challenges of Exchange

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Author: Lianne McTavish  |  Isbn: 9781442644434  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Defining the Modern Museum is a fascinating exploration of the museum as a cultural institution. Emphasizing museums' relationship to schools, libraries, and government agencies, this interdisciplinary study challenges long-standing assumptions about museums – revealing their...

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Persistent Ruskin: Studies in Influence, Assimilation & Effect

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Author: Keith Hanley  |  Isbn: 9781409400769  |  File size: 2.7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Examining the wide-ranging implications of Ruskin's engagement with his contemporaries and followers, this collection is organized around three related themes: Ruskin's intellectual legacy and the extent to which its address to working men and women and children was realised in...

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Marriage in Turkish German Popular Culture

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Author: Heather Merle Benbow  |  Isbn: 9781498522625  |  File size: 1.41MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 182  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture During the first decade of this millennium Germany’s largest ethnic minority—Turkish Germans—began to enjoy a new cultural prominence in German literature, film, television and theater. While controversies around forced marriage and “honor” killings...

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Taking Stock: Cultures of Enumeration in Contemporary Jewish Life

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Author: Deborah Dash Moore and Michal Kravel-Tovi  |  Isbn: 0253020549  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Taking Stock is a collection of lively, original essays that explore the cultures of enumeration that permeate contemporary and modern Jewish life. Speaking to the profound cultural investment in quantified forms of knowledge and representation-whether...

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Male & Female in the Epic of Gilgamesh

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Author: Tzvi Abusch  |  Isbn: 9781575063492  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The deeds and struggles of Gilgamesh, legendary king of the city-state Uruk in the land of Sumer, have fascinated readers for millennia. They are preserved primarily in the Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the most well-known pieces of Mesopotamian literature. Studying the text draws us...

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