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  • Understanding the Global TV Formatby Albert Moran

    Intellect 2006; US$ 10.00

    This volume presents a series of papers concerned with the interrelations between the postmodern and the present state of art and design education. Spanning a range of thematic concerns, the book reflects upon existing practice and articulates revolutionary prospects potentially viable through a shift in educative thinking. more...

  • The Inconvenient Indianby Thomas King

    Doubleday Canada 2012; US$ 16.00

    WINNER of the 2014 RBC Taylor Prize The Inconvenient Indian is at once a ?history? and the complete subversion of a history?in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be ?Indian? in North America.   Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this book... more...

  • Chinese National Cinemaby Yingjin Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 41.95

    This introduction to Chinese national cinema covers three 'Chinas': mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Historical and comparative perspectives bring out the parallel developments in these three Chinas, while critical analysis explores thematic and stylistic changes over time. As well as exploring artistic achievements and ideological debates,... more...

  • Chinaby Peter and G. Wright Doyle Xiaoming Yu

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    China: Ancient Culture, Modern Society provides a much-needed starting point for piecing together the many parts of the complex puzzle that is China. More than simply a guidebook or historical survey, this rich volume bridges geography, culture, politics, more...

  • Cultural Commonsby Enrico Bertacchini; Giangiacomo Bravo; Massimo Marrelli

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    This compelling book offers a fresh and novel approach to study cultural and artistic expression from the perspective of 'the commons'. It demonstrates how identifying cultures as shared resources is useful in eliciting the main factors and social dilemmas affecting the production and evolution of cultural expression. Adopting the unifying... more...

  • The Chrysanthemum and the Swordby Ruth Benedict; Ezra Vogel

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 13.91

    A recognized classic of cultural anthropology, this book explores the political, religious, and economic life of Japan from the seventh century through the mid-twentieth, as well as personal family life. more...

  • Thinking Globallyby Mark Juergensmeyer

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 44.95

    In this accessible text, Mark Juergensmeyer, a pioneer in global studies, provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of global studies from regional, topical, and theoretical perspectives. Each of the twenty compact chapters in Thinking Globally features Juergensmeyer?s own lucid introduction to the key topics and offers brief excerpts... more...

  • Tourist Attractionsby Johan R. Edelheim

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 35.00

    Tourist attractions constitute the metaphorical 'heart' of tourism. This book aims to both deconstruct and construct what tourist attractions are, how we perceive them and how we can enhance our understanding of what attracts us as tourists. The volume reaches beyond current ideas about the ways tourist attractions are created, shaped and packaged.... more...

  • The World of the First Australiansby Ronald Berndt; Catherine Berndt

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1991; US$ 45.00

    This book is a classic in the field of Australian Aboriginal Studies. As well as being a comprehensive reference book, covering a wide range of the many traditional societies and cultures that have existed on the Australian continent, it draws together the threads of Aboriginal belief and practice in general terms. more...

  • Identity Before Identity Politicsby Linda Nicholson

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 33.00

    Examines the racial and gender social movements of the 1960s in the context of the traditions from which they evolved. more...