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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 22.95
The ultimate guide for the student encountering anthropology for the first time, Anthropology: The Basics explains and explores key anthropological concepts including: what is anthropology? how can we distinguish cultural differences from physical ones? what is culture, anyway? how do anthropologists study culture? what are the key theories... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Fully updated and extended to examine the many changes that have occurred in the last decade, this second edition of world-renowned text Museum Basics provides a basic guide to all aspects of museum work and staff experience from museum organization, through collections management and conservation, to audience development and education. Drawing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95
Wine is becoming increasingly popular in the Anglophone world and there are many books available which describe how and where it is made. However, none address the fundamental questions of different structures of production and how the consumer relates to the product ? this book is the first to do just that. Wine and Society: the cultural and social... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
AmÉrica Gonzalez is a hotel housekeeper on an island off the coast of Puerto Rico, cleaning up after wealthy foreigners who don't look her In the eye. Her alcoholic mother resents her; her married boyfriend, Correa, beats her; and their fourteen-year-old daughter thinks life would be better anywhere but with AmÉrica. So when AmÉrica is offered the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Cyberpop is an analysis of cyberculture and its popular cultural productions. The study begins with a Foucaultian model of cyberculture as a discursive formation, and explains how some key concepts (such as 'virtuality,' 'speed,' and 'Connectivity') operate as a conceptual architecture network linking technologies to information and individual subjects.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95
Best known for his theories of ideology and its impact on politics and culture, Louis Althusser revolutionized Marxist theory. His writing changed the face of literary and cultural studies, and continues to influence political modes of criticism such as feminism, postcolonialism and queer theory. Beginning with an introduction to the context of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
This book places under sustained scrutiny some of our most basic modern assumptions about inheritance, genealogy, blood relations, and racial categories. It has at its core a deceptively simple question, one too often taken for granted: what constitutes "good" bonds among humans, and what compels us to determine them so across generations as both... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
?Who will ever relate the whole history of narcotica? It is almost the history of ?culture,? of our so-called higher culture.? ?Friedrich Nietzsche, 1882 With Nietzsche?s question as his objective, Stuart Walton begins Out of It: A Cultural History of Intoxication?a heterodox and throughly engaging examination of intoxicants, from the more everyday... more...
- Penguin Group Inc. 2008; US$ 15.00
A compelling look at the global trends that have led to today's obesity crisis The planet's 1.6 billion overweight people by far outnumber the 700 million who are undernourished. This figure would have seemed ludicrous just fifty years ago. As a result of unprecedented trends in technology, globalization, government policy, and the food industry... more...