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- Practical Action Publishing 1998; US$ 62.83
For two days each year, Trinidad's capital, Port of Spain, hosts "the greatest show on Earth" - a raucous mix of music, costume and revelry known as Carnival. The festival has become more or less synonymous with the Caribbean island of Trinidad and is an intrinsic part of its identity and popular culture. For many Trinidadians, Carnival is not merely... more...
- Reaktion Books 2009; US$ 49.00
Imagine barnacle geese?creatures that begin life as leaves on a tree growing above water, but turn into small birds as soon as they fall in. Or the Lamb of Tartary that gestates inside a large gourd-like fruit. These are just some of the animal and plant more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00
Peter Mason takes a bold, multidisciplinary approach in this account of the idea of the colossal in culture. He gathers instances of the colossal throughout history?including the obelisks of Egypt, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Roman Colosseum, the heads of the Olmecs, and the stone statues of Easter Island?using historical and archaeological evidence... more...
- Practical Action Publishing 2000; US$ 45.33
A look at the various, sometimes conflicting, aspects of Jamaica: at once a paradise tourist island, the gangster-ridden home of the yardies, a proudly independent democracy, an island struggling with debt and its dependence on a few primary products, and a fantastically vibrant home of musical and sporting achievement. Peter Mason guides the reader... more...
- Reaktion Books 2004; US$ 35.00
In the Lives of Images, Peter Mason examines four striking case studies involving the production and transmission of visual images of non-European peoples. Beginning with what has been taken to be the earliest three-dimensional European representation of Native Americans, he then focuses on the migration of such images via 16th century Meso-American... more...
- Goodfellow Publishers Ltd 2014; US$ 48.00
It provides a discussion of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods approaches, looking at key differences and similarities. A must-have text for all students on how best to conduct research, compile your findings and to present them in the resulting dissertation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 58.95
Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management looks at all the key players involved ? be they tourists, host communities or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.95
Tourism Impacts, Planning and Management is a unique text, which links these three crucial areas of tourism - impacts, planning and management. Tourism impacts are multi-faceted and therefore are difficult to plan for and manage. This title looks at all the key players involved - be they tourists, host communities or industry members - and considers... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94
<div>Shaft sinking for the extraction of minerals has taken place for centuries. Coal mining has been carried out using various methods of sinking from shallow bell pits to deep shafts. Newcastle and the collieries along the banks of the River Tyen had a tradition of exporting coal to London. Following the invention of steam engines,... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 15.98
Written with investigative vigour, provocative and controversial but always accessible, Eating is a hard-hitting exploration of our eating habits, making us look at what we eat as a moral issue. Organic foods are the fastest growing section of the food industry, and it is estimated that vegans are now almost as common as vegetarians. Veal consumption... more...