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  • Religions of the Silk Roadby Dr. Richard Foltz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    Drawing on the latest research and scholarship, this newly revised and updated edition of Religions of the Silk Road explores the majestically fabled cities and exotic peoples that make up the romantic notions of the colonial era while examining how cultural traditions also travelled to the people encounted on the Silk Road. more...

  • The Ancient Olympicsby Nigel Spivey

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 17.99

    The word 'athletics' is derived from the Greek verb 'to struggle for a prize'. After reading this book, no one will see the Olympics as a graceful display of Greek beauty again, but as war by other means.Nigel Spivey paints a portrait of the Greek Olympics as they really were - fierce contests between bitter rivals, in which victors... more...

  • Understanding Video Gamesby Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen; Jonas Heide Smith; Susana Pajares Tosca

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This expanded and revised second edition of Understanding Video Games provides a comprehensive introduction to the growing field of game studies. Understanding Video Games, 2 nd Edition is an essential read for newcomers to video game studies and experienced game scholars alike. This follow-up to the pioneering first edition takes video game... more...

  • Love's Riteby Ruth Vanita

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    An examination of same-sex weddings and same-sex couple suicides in India. more...

  • Anthropology and Anthropologistsby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological establishment on first publication in 1973 but soon established... more...

  • The Human Canvasby Karala Barendregt

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 50.00

    "The human body is the most beautiful thing to us, both inside and out." --Nick & Brian Wolfe Inside the Magical World of Bodypainting From fine art to fashion and from advertising to competition, the world of bodypainting is vast and beautiful. With The Human Canvas you will get front row seats to the pageantry of mind-blowing images from... more...

  • Structured Worldsby Aubrey Cannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Hunter-gatherer societies are constrained by their environment and the technologies available to them. However, until now the role of culture in foraging communities has not been widely considered. 'Structured Worlds' examines the role of cosmology, values, and perceptions in the archaeological histories of hunter-fisher-gatherers. The essays examine... more...

  • Selected Papers from the First Annual Canadian Quality Congressby Madhav Sinha

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The papers in this e-book have been selected from presentations made at the “first” annual Canadian Quality Congress held August 2009 in Vancouver, Canada, under the theme, Quality, Innovation and Social Responsibility. The papers in this e-book are from authors considered to be the “out of the box” thinkers. The papers cover topics... more...

  • Ethnographies of the Videogameby Helen Thornham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    Ethnographies of the Videogame uses the medium of the videogame to explore wider significant sociological issues around new media, interaction, identity, performance, memory and mediation. The book is particularly concerned with issues of agency and power, identifying strong correlations between perceptions of gaming and actual gaming practices, as... more...

  • Kulturschockby Dieter Flader

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 49.99

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