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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 58.95
At the start of the twenty-first century, it can be argued that human societies have a greater impact on the environment than ever before. We have always been dependent upon, and interacted with, the 'natural' environment. However, the dramatic social changes of the past three centuries, have altered the form of our relationship with non-human nature... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00
An original exploration of how the relationship between society and 'nature' is conceptualized, focusing on theories of social exclusion and difference. A comprehensive overview of feminist and environmental theories of society-environment relations, considering the range of theoretical and political influences on such theorizing such as socialist... more...
- Utah State University Press 1802; US$ 18.95
Scholars in folklore and anthropology are more directly involved in various aspects of medicine?such as medical education, clinical pastoral care, and negotiation of transcultural issues?than ever before. Old models of investigation that artificially isolated "folk medicine," "complementary and alternative medicine," and "biomedicine" as mutually... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 14.99
The year is 1507, and a friar has arrived in Tierkinddorf, a remote German village nestled deeply in the woods. The village has been suffering a famine, and the villagers are desperately hungry. The friar?s arrival is a miracle, and when he claims he can restore the town to prosperity, the men and women gathered to hear him rejoice. The friar has a... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 51.00
In Lake Effect, writer Erika Alin explores both the natural and the human landscapes of Lake Superior, meditating on the rich geological, historical, and cultural events that have shaped the region. Alin?s engaging essays reveal a profound sensitivity to the natural world and a penetrating historical imagination. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 14.95
In The Emotional Life of Contemporary Public Memorials: Towards a Theory of Temporary Memorials Erika Doss examines this contemporary phenomenon of public commemoration in terms of changed cultural and social practices regarding mourning, memory, and publ more...
- Steinkopff 2007; US$ 103.82
Dieses Buch mit umfangreichem Zusatzmaterial auf CD bietet unerfahrenen Sonographienutzern eine systematische Anleitung zur Duplexsonographie der Beinvenen für die Anwendung in der Praxis. Genauso profitiert aber auch der erfahrene Anwender von dieser detailreichen, umfassenden Darstellung. Mit Hilfe von Fotos eines Modells leistet die Autorin... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 134.99 US$ 116.09
This book deals with the impact of the Reformation debate in Germany on the most prominent intellectual movement of the time: humanism. Although it is true that humanism influenced the course of the Reformation, says Erika Rummel, the dynamics of the relationship are better described by saying that humanism was co-opted, perhaps even exploited, in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book, the first to study women's historical involvement in postwar reconciliation, examines how patriarchy and the international relations system operated simultaneously to ensure postwar male privilege. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 185.00
Throughout the Middle Ages, dialectical disputation was the prevailing method of scholarly inquiry. Offering a different reading of the humanist-scholastic debate over biblical humanism, this book describes manifestations of the controversy, ranging from its beginnings in quattrocento Italy to Germany, Spain, France, and the Netherlands. more...