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  • Shanghai Homesby Jie Li

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    In the dazzling global metropolis of Shanghai, what has it meant to call this city home? In this account—part microhistory, part memoir—Jie Li salvages intimate recollections by successive generations of inhabitants of two vibrant, culturally mixed Shanghai alleyways from the Republican, Maoist, and post-Mao eras. Exploring three dimensions of private... more...

  • At Homeby Bill Bryson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    From one of the most beloved authors of our  time?more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone?a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. ?Houses aren?t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.?   Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England... more...

  • Framing the Brideby Bonnie Adrian

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    With a wedding impending, the Taiwanese bride-to-be turns to bridal photographers, makeup artists, and hair stylists to transform her image beyond recognition. They give her fairer skin, eyes like a Western baby doll, and gowns inspired by sources from Victorian England to MTV. An absorbing consideration of contemporary bridal practices in Taiwan,... more...

  • The Book of Teaby Kakuzo Okakura

    The Floating Press 1906; US$ 7.99

    The Book of Tea discusses the impact of "Teaism" on all aspects of Japanese culture and life. Kakuzo elaborates on the relationship between tea ceremony and Zen and Taoism. He also talks about the tea masters and their contribution to the tea ceremony. Kakuzo spoke English from an early age, and so was able to make his writings accessible... more...

  • Event Management: How to Apply Best Practices to Small Scale Eventsby Sven Damm

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Event management is a ubiquitous word in modern society. The word is used for small business breakfasts, large corporate shows and also for big international sport events, such as the Olympic Games. We all have an idea of what management is, but what is an event? This question and the theories behind the dynamic event industry are... more...

  • Zechen und Bechernby Daniel Furrer

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 26.70

    "So lasset uns guter Dinge sein, fressen und saufen, denn morgen sind wir tot", kann man schon in der Bibel lesen. Der Mensch hat es verstanden, Bedürfnisse wie Essen und Trinken aus dem Rahmen des Existenziellen herauszulösen und zu kultivieren. Das zeigt sich u. a. bei der Milch: Die erste Nahrung, das erste Getränk, mit dem der Mensch... more...

  • Spectacles et pouvoirs dans l'Europe de l'Ancien Régime (XVIe -XVIIIe siècle)by Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet; Charles Mazouer; Anne Surgers

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 64.89

    L'objectif essentiel de l'entreprise était d'analyser le rôle des pouvoirs dans la tenue, l'organisation et la réalisation des spectacles - toutes les formes spectaculaires, du théâtre et de l'opéra aux fêtes civiques et religieuses et aux fêtes royales ou princières, que le spectacle ait lieu dans l'espace public ou dans un espace privé. Et il s'agissait... more...

  • Hitlergruß und Kircheby Helmut Goerlich

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 10.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Hitlergruß wurde nach 1933 auch in Staat und Gesellschaft obligatorisch. Die Landeskirchen übernahmen die staatlichen Erlasse dazu, aber nur wenige Theologen durchschauten die Tragweite des Grußes. Einzelne verweigerten ihn trotz kirchlicher Anordnung. Um einem solchen Fall geht es im vorliegenden Buch: Pfarrer Wilhelm Sandberger... more...

  • Der Tod, der tote Körper und die klinische Hubert Knoblauch; Andrea Esser; Dominik Groß; Brigitte Tag; Antje Kahl

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 66.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Band »Der Tod, der tote Körper und die klinische Sektion« präsentiert die Ergebnisse der ersten Tagung des von der Volkswagen Stiftung im Rahmen des Programms »Schlüsselthemen der Geisteswissenschaften« geförderten Forschungsprojekts »Tod und toter Körper. Zur Veränderung des Umgangs mit dem Tod in der gegenwärtigen Gesellschaft«.... more...

  • Mullet Madness!by Alan Henderson

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.95

    America?s favorite hairstyle is back in a big way! Ever since its meteoric rise to superstar status in the 1980s, the mullet has persisted for generations as a cultural touchstone in the hearts and minds of the public. Love it or hate it, there?s no ignoring this one-of-a-kind ?do and its profound sociological significance. Mullet Madness! examines... more...

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