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Eighties People: New Lives in the American Imagination

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Author: Kevin L. Ferguson  |  Isbn: 9781137586384  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 193  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Through an examination of 1980s America cultural texts and media, Kevin L. Ferguson offers analyses of critical and cultural strategies for fashioning self-knowledge in the American 1980s. Download book...

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Judaism (Religions of the World (Chelsea House Hardcover))

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Author: Kenneth Atkinson  |  Isbn: 9780791078600  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 142  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The volumes in the new series Religions of the World surveys religions that have had a major impact on the history of the world and that continue to play a role in relationships between nations and ethnic groups. All aspects--including roots and founding, primary beliefs and...

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Studies in Övdalian Morphology & Syntax

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Author: Henrik Rosenkvist, Janne Bondi Johannessen, and Kristine Bentzen  |  Isbn: 9789027257048  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 237  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Övdalian is spoken in central Sweden by about 2000 speakers. Traditionally categorized as a dialect of Swedish, it has not received much international attention. However, Övdalian is typologically closer to Faroese or Icelandic...

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The Pawnee (Indians of North America, Heritage Edition)

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Author: Theresa Jensen Lacey  |  Isbn: 9780791085998  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 105  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Pawnee originally called Kansas and Nebraska home and consist of four autonomous bands--the Chaui, Pitahawirata, Kitkahahki, and Skiri. They are well known for serving as scouts for the U.S. army in helping to track down their longtime enemies, the Cheyenne and Sioux,...

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Daily Life of Native Americans in the Twentieth Century

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Author: Donald L. Fixico  |  Isbn: 9780313333576  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Donald Fixico, one of the foremost scholars on Native Americans, details the day-to-day lives of these indigenous people in the 20th century. As they moved from living among tribes in the early 1900s to the cities of mainstream America after WWI and WWII, many Native...

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The Bible as the Root of Western Literature: Stories, Poems, & Parables

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Author: Adam Potkay  |  Isbn: 1441680829  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 113  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The goal of this audio course is to provide listeners with a literary and historical overview of the Bible, from its opening in Genesis to its ending in the Book of Revelation, and also with a sense of some of the ways in which the Bible has influenced the literary traditions of the...

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Spanish Basics in a Week!

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Author: Language Guru  |  Isbn: 9781532878664  |  File size: 2.78MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 124  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Spanish... Learn the basics in just 7 days! This book contains highly-informative chapters on the fundamentals of Spanish grammar and communication. It is written to help beginners master the basics of Spanish in a week’s time. It is designed to build their skills and...

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A Practical Hungarian Grammar with Glossary

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Author: S. Szita and T. Gorbe  |  Isbn: 9789630589338  |  File size: 112MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 367  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This Practical Hungarian Grammar is aimed at students and teachers of the Hungarian language. The 110 chapters of the book offer a systematic overview of Hungarian grammar. They focus on the most important linguistic aspects and those difficulties most commonly...

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Contemporary World Narrative Fiction & the Spaces of Neoliberalism

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Author: Michael K. Walonen  |  Isbn: 1137549548  |  File size: 0.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 178  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is a transnational study of how contemporary fiction writers from the United States and Canada to Nigeria to India to Dubai have conceptualized the emergent social spaces of the diverse corners of the neoliberal world system. Over the span of the past three to four...

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Fall of the Indigo Jackal

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Author: Associate Professor College of Asia and the Pacific McComas Taylor  |  Isbn: 9780791471777  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Every child growing up in India knows the story of the jackal who fell into the vat of blue dye, and discovering the power of his majestic new appearance, declared himself king of the forest. In spite of his pretenses, the...

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A History of Ancient Sparta: Valor, Virtue, & Devotion in the Greek Golden Age

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Author:  |  Isbn: 9781436178181  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 81  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A born teacher and lecturer, Professor Timothy B. Shutt examines the history and culture of ancient Sparta, a society renowned for military excellence and adherence to the values of courage, discipline, duty, and the overcoming of fear. Vastly outnumbered at the Battle of Thermopylae, the...

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Egyptian Mythology

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Author: Don Nardo  |  Isbn: 9780766014077  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The preface of this series entry offers a concise introduction to ancient Egyptian society, tracing its development from two cultures into two kingdoms and eventually one country. The chapters that follow cover eight individual myths beginning with "The Creation of the Gods and...

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Aristophanes the Democrat

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Author: Keith Sidwell  |  Isbn: 9780521519984  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 424  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book provides a new interpretation of the nature of Old Comedy and its place at the heart of Athenian democratic politics. Professor Sidwell argues that Aristophanes and his rivals belonged to opposing political groups, each with their own political agenda. Through...

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The Development of the Sonnet

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Author: Michael R. G. Spiller  |  Isbn: 9780415087414  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1992  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. Download book...

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English for the Media Student's Book

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Author: Nick Ceramella  |  Isbn: 9780521724579  |  File size: 41MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Cambridge English for the Media develops the communication skills and specialist English language knowledge of media students and professionals, enabling them to work more confidently and effectively. Covering a range of media-related fields including newspapers, television,...

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Lockstep & Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture

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Author: Linda G. Tucker  |  Isbn: 9781578069064  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 191  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Lockstep and Dance: Images of Black Men in Popular Culture examines popular culture's reliance on long-standing stereotypes of black men as animalistic, hypersexual, dangerous criminals, whose bodies, dress, actions, attitudes, and language both repel and attract white...

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Grammatical Complexity in Academic English: Linguistic Change in Writing

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Author: Bethany Gray and Douglas Biber  |  Isbn: 9781107009264  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 292  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Grammatical Complexity in Academic English uses corpus-based analyses to challenge a number of dominant stereotypes and assumptions within linguistics. Biber and Gray tackle the nature of grammatical complexity, demonstrating that embedded phrasal structures are...

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Aufsatz/Bericht: Berichte entwerfen und verfassen. 5. bis 8. Klasse, Auflage: 3

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Author: Manfred Burbiel and Rudolf Stoll  |  Isbn: 9783411057337  |  File size: 37MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Die besten Ratschläge und Tipps für richtig abgefasste Berichte. Download book...

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Two Cultures?: The Significance of C. P. Snow

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Author: F. R. Leavis  |  Isbn: 9781107617353  |  File size: 0.8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 121  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this first annotated edition of F. R. Leavis' famous critique of C. P. Snow's influential argument about 'the two cultures', Stefan Collini reappraises both its literary tactics and its purpose as cultural criticism. The edition will enable new generations of readers to...

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Grand Strategy of the Byzantine Empire

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Author: Edward N. Luttwak  |  Isbn: 9780674035195  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 512  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this book, the distinguished writer Edward Luttwak presents the grand strategy of the eastern Roman empire we know as Byzantine, which lasted more than twice as long as the more familiar western Roman empire, eight hundred years by the shortest definition. This...

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Opening Up by Writing It Down, Third Edition

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Author: James W. Pennebaker PhD and Joshua M. Smyth PhD  |  Isbn: 9781462524921  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Expressing painful emotions is hard--yet it can actually improve our mental and physical health. This lucid, compassionate book has introduced tens of thousands of readers to expressive writing, a simple yet powerful self-help technique grounded...

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Listening: Attitudes, Principles, & Skills, 5 edition

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Author: Judi Brownell  |  Isbn: 9780205079261  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 385  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Listening takes an experiential approach to listening instruction, providing extensive applications and cases within the context of a sound theoretical framework. The text encourages students to view listening as a process involving six interrelated components which are...

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Morphological Metatheory

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Author: Daniel Siddiqi and Heidi Harley  |  Isbn: 9789027257123  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 560  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The field of morphology is particularly heterogeneous. Investigators differ on key points at every level of theory. These divisions are not minor issues about technical implementation, but rather are foundational issues that mold the underlying anatomy of any...

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Receptive Spirit: German Idealism & the Dynamics of Cultural Transmission

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Author: Márton Dornbach  |  Isbn: 9780823268290  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Premised on the assumption that the mind is fundamentally active and self-determining, the German Idealist project gave rise to new ways of thinking about our dependence upon culturally transmitted models of thought, feeling, and creativity. Receptive Spirit elucidates the...

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What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Psychoanalysis

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Author: Dorothy T. Grunes and Jerome M. Grunes  |  Isbn: 9781782201366  |  File size: 0.5MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Using Shakespeare's work to expand our understanding of what it is to be human, this book of applied psychoanalysis furthers the study of Shakespeare, literary theory, dramatic arts, and psychoanalytic theory. It is also accessible to readers,...

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Jim Crow Nostalgia

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Author: Michelle R. Boyd  |  Isbn: 0816646783  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 246  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the Jim Crow era of the early twentieth century, Chicago s Bronzeville neighborhood on the city s South Side was a major center of African American cultural vitality and a destination for thousands of Southern blacks seeking new opportunities in the North during the Great...

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The Darjeeling Distinction

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Author: Sarah Besky  |  Isbn: 0520277392  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Northeast India, Darjeeling is synonymous with some of the finest and most expensive tea in the world. It is also home to a violent movement for regional autonomy that, like the tea industry, dates back to the days of colonial rule. In this...

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Trouble with Strangers

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Author: Terry Eagleton  |  Isbn: 1405185732  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 357  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this major new book, Terry Eagleton, one of the world’s greatest cultural theorists, writes with wit, eloquence and clarity on the question of ethics. Providing rare insights into tragedy, politics, literature, morality and religion, Eagleton examines key ethical theories...

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Doing Justice without the State

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Author: O.Oko Elechi  |  Isbn: 9780415977296  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict...

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Perfect Phrases for Coaches: Hundreds of Ready-to-use Winning Phrases for any Sport--On & Off the Field

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Author: Ralph Pim  |  Isbn: 9780071628570  |  File size: 0.6MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture GREAT PLAYS START WITH EVEN GREATER WORDS Effectively communicating key ideas can be all that separates victory from defeat Perfect Phrases for Coaches arms you with winning phrases for dealing with any team-on and off the field-without reverting to the same old clichés heard a...

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