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  • A Companion to Food in the Ancient Worldby John Wilkins; Robin Nadeau

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Food in the Ancient World presents a comprehensive overview of the cultural aspects relating to the production, preparation, and consumption of food and drink in antiquity. ? Provides an up-to-date overview of the study of food in the ancient world ? Addresses all aspects of food production, distribution, preparation, and consumption... more...

  • See It, Cook Itby Oliver Brachat

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    If you?ve ever shown even the slightest interest in cooking, you?ve probably accumulated quite a wealth of cookbooks over the years—some that you probably haven?t even opened more than once or twice. This cookbook, however, is too useful to ever begin gathering dust in your home. With over 50 stunning photographs, just flipping through the pages... more...

  • Den Tod durchdringt das Lebenby Siegfried Johannes Schwemmer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Der Tod gehört zum Leben. Jeder Mensch muß sich mit ihm auseinandersetzen, er betrifft ihn in seiner ganzen Existenz.Wie gehen wir mit den Grenzen des Lebens um? Grenzerfahrungen sind emotional belastend. Sie können zu psychischen Reaktionen führen, Bilder und Vorstellungen wecken, grenzüberschreitende Erfahrungen hervorrufen und zu einer geistigen... more...

  • The Polite Gentlemen's Guide to Proper Etiquetteby Cecil B Hartley

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    From advice on how to treat ladies to how to behave at a party this handy 19th-century guidebook will delight readers with it's entertaining nuggets of wisdom. Ever wondered what to do in polite society if you find an insect in your food? Or how a gentleman should ask a lady to dance? And what on earth is the etiquette for smoking cigars? First published... more...

  • Postmodernism and Filmby Catherine Constable

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    This volume focuses on postmodern film aesthetics, and contemporary challenges to the aesthetic paradigms dominating analyses of Hollywood cinema. It explores conceptions of the classical, modernist, postclassical/new Hollywood, and their construction as linear history of style in which postmodernism forms a debatable final act. This history is challenged... more...

  • Moderationby Andreas Edmüller; Thomas Wilhelm

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2015; US$ 3.73

    <!-- Generated by XStandard version 2.0.1.0 on 2015-06-11T11:53:57 --><p>Haben Sie den Eindruck, dass in Besprechungen zwar viel geredet, aber wenig erreicht wird? Mithilfe einer guten Moderation können Sie Meetings effizient und zeitsparend durchführen. Hier erhalten Sie unkomplizierte und handfeste Tipps und Anregungen, wie man es besser... more...

  • To Live and Dine in Dixieby Angela Jill Cooley

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    This book explores the changing food culture of the urban American South during the Jim Crow era by examining how race, ethnicity, class, and gender contributed to the development and maintenance of racial segregation in public eating places. Focusing primarily on the 1900s to the 1960s, Angela Jill Cooley identifies the cultural differences between... more...

  • The Book of the Order of Chivalry / Llibre de l'Ordre de Cavalleria / Libro de la Orden de Caballeríaby Ramon Llull; Antonio Cortijo Ocaña

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    The Book of the Order of Chivalry was written in Catalan by Ramon Llull between 1274 and 1276 and is one of the author?s earliest works. After his death, it achieved a wide dissemination throughout Europe in part because it was considered the theoretical manual on knighthood par excellence . The book was written in Catalan for knights who might... more...

  • A Feast for the Eyesby Christina Normore

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 44.00

    To read accounts of late medieval banquets is to enter a fantastical world where live lions guard nude statues, gilded stags burst into song, and musicians play from within pies. We can almost hear the clock sound from within a glass castle, taste the fire-breathing roast boar, and smell the rose water cascading in a miniature fountain. Such vivid... more...

  • So You Want to Be a Celebrity?by Steve Allen

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.99

    They say everyone today wants to be a celebrity. Certainly, we?re all happy to watch them. From reality television and talent shows to tabloid splashes and gossip magazines, the road to modern fame is littered with the hopeful, the misguided, and, occasionally, the downright cynical. It?s often a tale of rags to riches and then back to rags again.... more...