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- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2014; US$ 51.84
Ob Politik, Kultur, Soziologie, Geschichte oder Geographie ? viele Disziplinen beschäftigen sich mit dem Phänomen ?Grenze?. Dabei ist eine Grenze nur selten eine deutliche Trennlinie zwischen zwei Gebieten, sondern zumeist ein Übergangsraum, auch wenn administrative Abgrenzungen eindeutig festgeschrieben sein mögen.Welche besonderen Perspektiven und... more...
- Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 23.95
Remaking Citizenship explores the stories of low-income Latinas actively engaged in a new vision of feminist politics rooted in concerns as disparate as domestic violence, childrearing, women's self-esteem, and immigrant and workers' rights. more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95
In The Japanese Mind , Roger Davies offers Westerners an invaluable key to the unique aspects of Japanese culture. Readers of this book will gain a clear understanding of what really makes the Japanese, and their society, tick. Among the topics explored: aimai (ambiguity), amae (dependence upon others' benevolence), amakudari (the nation's... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
The Boston Globe "Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species." -- The New York Times Book Review The human hand is a miracle of biomechanics, one of the most remarkable adaptations in the history of evolution. The hands of a concert pianist can elicit glorious... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00
This book compares the state of knowledge on men and masculinities in 14 countries across Europe, examining the effects of social change, Europeanization, globalization and new post-socialist configurations of Europe for men. Special attention is given to home and work, social exclusion, violence, and health. more...
- Quercus 2014; US$ 6.99
What do the rich and famous really get up to behind closed doors? When does sexual passion become sordid perversion? Who are history's most shocking deviants and what are their sex secrets? The pages of this book reveal 45 shocking, scandalous--and often disturbing--stories of promiscuity and sexual perversion throughout the ages. Uncovered here are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Routledge Companion to Remix Studies comprises contemporary texts by key authors and artists who are active in the emerging field of remix studies. As an organic international movement, remix culture originated in the popular music culture of the 1970s, and has since grown into a rich cultural activity encompassing numerous forms of media. ... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available
In this revelatory volume, Roberto Calasso, whom the Paris Review has called 'a literary institution', explores the ancient texts known as the Vedas. Little is known about the Vedic people who lived more than three thousand years ago in northern India: they left behind almost no objects, images, ruins. They created no empires. Even the hallucinogenic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
This book explores how the traditional ideal of Chinese manhood ? the " wen " (cultural attainment) and " wu " (martial prowess) dyad ? has been transformed by the increasing integration of China in the international scene. It discusses how increased travel and contact between China and the West are having a profound impact; showing how increased... more...