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  • The King of Drinksby Dmitri van den Bersselaar

    BRILL 2007; US$ 105.00

    Using a focus on the trajectory of commoditisation of gin in West Africa, this book investigates how imported goods acquire specific local meanings. It shows that local consumers, not foreign advertisers, produced the importance of schnapps gin for African ritual more...

  • Coffee Culture, Destinations and Tourismby Lee Jolliffe

    Multilingual Matters 2010; US$ 44.95

    Explores the various aspects of coffee culture around the globe, relating the rich history of this beverage and the surroundings where it is produced and consumed to coffee destination development and to the visitor experience. more...

  • Food, Drink and Identity in Europeby Thomas M. Wilson

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 70.00

    Scholars across the humanities and social sciences are increasingly examining the importance of consumption to changing notions of local, regional, national and supranational identity in Europe. As part of this interest, anthropologists, historians, sociologists and others have paid particular attention to the roles which food and drink have played... more...

  • Memory, Mourning, Landscapeby Elizabeth Anderson; Avril Maddrell; Kate McLoughlin; Alana Vincent

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 62.00

    This volume sheds twenty-first-century light on the charged interactions between memory, mourning and landscape. A century after Freud, our understanding of how memory and mourning function continues to be challenged, revised and refined. Increasingly, sc more...

  • The Red Suit Diariesby Ed Butchart

    Baker Publishing Group 2003; US$ 7.99

    A Jesus-believing, professional Santa shares his secrets--inspiring kids of all ages to live out the love of Christ year-round. more...

  • Eventmanagementby Ulrich Holzbaur; Edwin Jettinger; Bernhard Knauß; Ralf Moser; Markus Zeller

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 49.99

    Events sind Veranstaltungen mit Erlebnischarakter. Zum Eventmanagement gehört die Frage, was ein Event auszeichnet, wie man eine Veranstaltung in den Augen der Besucher einzigartig macht und wie man ein solches Event in der Praxis umsetzt. Das Buch führt in die Grundlagen des Eventmanagements mit seinen Aufgabengebieten von der strategischen Planung... more...

  • The Lore of the Playgroundby Steve Roud

    Random House 2010; US$ 31.98

    From conkers to marbles, from British Bulldog to tag, not forgetting 'one potato, two potato' and 'eeny, meeny, miny, mo', The Lore of the Playground looks at the games children have enjoyed, the rhymes they have chanted and the rituals and traditions they have observed over the past hundred years and more. Each generation, it emerges, has... more...

  • Paddles Up!by Arlene Chan; Susan Humphries

    Dundurn 2009; US$ 16.99

    Paddles Up! provides an in-depth look at dragon boating from its beginnings in ancient China to the modern-day prominence of Canadian teams on the international scene, as told in the words of top coaches of mens and womens teams, experts and enthusiasts, and sports health professionals across Canada. more...

  • Statussymbol Modeby Julia K Weber

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 45.07

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Funktionen und Bedeutungen von Kleider-Mode gehen über die reine Demonstration von Status und Prestige weit hinaus; sie reichen von Zeitkultur-Aspekten, dem momentanen "Style", über komunikative bis hin zu kulturellen Aspekten und Funktionen. Mode erfüllt also ganz unterschiedliche Zwecke, sie ist Mittel zur Selbstdarstellung... more...

  • The Joy of Family Traditionsby Jennifer Trainer Thompson

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2011; US$ 16.95

    When a special activity evolves into a tradition within a family, it creates meaning, connection, and community and makes common occasions more momentous and memorable. Establishing a sense of stability and shared history has never been more important to parents than it is today, as families become more fractured and scattered. THE JOY OF FAMILY TRADITIONS... more...