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  • Veranstaltungsmanagementby Andreas Wien; Rudolf Renner

    Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 21.04

    Hauptbeschreibung Egal ob Kunstausstellung, klassisches Konzert, Opernaufführung, Popkonzert oder Werbeveranstaltung - Kulturveranstaltungen und Events haben heutzutage einen hohen Stellenwert. Dieses Buch ist ein Leitfaden zur Vorbereitung und Durchführung kultureller Veranstaltungen. Die Idee entstand aus einer langjährigen Lehrtätigkeit auf dem... more...

  • Rituale. Formen ? Funktionen ? Geschichteby Burckhard Dücker

    J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2007; US$ 52.14

    Rituale sind ständige Begleiter: Im Alltag, in der Politik und in der Religion - zu allen Zeiten und in allen Kulturen. Als inszenierte Form symbolischen Handelns sind Rituale ein zentraler Gegenstand der kulturwissenschaftlichen Analyse. Was macht aus einer Handlung oder einem Ereignis ein Ritual? Welche Typen von Ritualen gibt es? Der Band führt... more...

  • Kleine Kostümkundeby Gisela Krause; Gertrud Lenning

    Fachverlag Schiele & Schön 2013; US$ 40.70

    Die Mode der 90er Jahre zitiert zunehmend Stilmerkmale der Kleidung vergangener Epochen. So wird die Kenntnis von der Geschichte des Kostüms immer wichtiger für jeden, der sich beruflich der Mode, einem der Mode verwandten Handwerk oder der Bildenden Kunst widmen will. Die "Kleine Kostümkunde" will deshalb eine Einführung in Trachten und... more...

  • Bloodby Lawrence Hill

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 12.99

    It?s everywhere: from the laws of citizenship to the detection of doping in sport, from the books of the Old Testament and the acts of Macbeth to the mudbloods of Harry Potter and the vampires of Twilight. Blood fills our imagination, just as fully as it fills our veins. In this provocative exploration of the medical and social history of blood,... more...

  • Consumption and Culture in Sixteenth-Century Irelandby Susan Flavin

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 115.00

    A detailed study of changing patterns of consumption, showing how these related to wider political, social and economic developments. more...

  • The Festivalization of Cultureby Andy Bennett; Jodie Taylor; Ian Woodward

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context. Drawing on a wide range of case studies from Australia and Europe, festivals are examined as sites for the performance and critique of lifestyle,... more...

  • In Praise of Nepotismby Adam Bellow

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.00

    Nepotism is one of those social habits we all claim to deplore in America; it offends our sense of fair play and our pride in living in a meritocracy. But somehow nepotism prevails; we all want to help our own and a quick glance around reveals any number of successful families whose sons and daughters have gone on to accomplish objectively great things,... more...

  • Master of the Ceremoniesby Ric Birch

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 31.81

    A fascinating insider's tale of the highs and lows of creating truly unforgettable public spectaculars - a gossipy and fascinatingly entertaining memoir from an author consistently in the public eye. more...

  • Bodies Out of Boundsby Jana Evans Braziel; Kathleen LeBesco

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    Since World War II, when the diet and fitness industries promoted mass obsession with weight and body shape, fat has been a dirty word. In the United States, fat is seen as repulsive, funny, ugly, unclean, obscene, and above all as something to lose. Bodies Out of Bounds challenges these dominant perceptions by examining social representations of... more...

  • Eating Outby Alan Warde; Lydia Martens

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 37.00

    Eating Out, first published in 2000, is a fascinating study, based on extensive recent research, of the practice of eating out. more...