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  • Event Planning and Managementby Ruth Dowson; David Bassett

    Kogan Page 2015; US$ 39.95

    Get practical advice and tips for organizing events of all types and levels of complexity. more...

  • Stays and Body Image in Londonby Lynn Sorge-English

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book fills a significant gap in the literature on eighteenth-century social and cultural history. Starting with their production and trade, Sorge-English looks at the intricacies of the staymaker?s craft, the role of gender in the design and manufacture of stays and the changing shape of stays over time. more...

  • The value of festivals and eventsby Karin Weber; Julian Meyrick; Tully Barnett; Judith Mair

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00

    Like it or not, researchers interested in culture’s value are implicated in a field that is at once complex, heterogeneous, and divided. They are participants, not outside observers, because as a problem, culture’s has to be subjectively experienced and processed to be perceivable at all. The chapters in this ebook all wrestle with the methodological... more...

  • Die Medialität der Modeby Rainer Wenrich

    transcript 2015; US$ 29.99

    Kleidung und Bildende Kunst, Kleidung und Architektur, Kleidung und Politik - in der Kleidermode finden sich vielfache mediale Wechselwirkungen. Kleidung, wenn sie zu Mode, also zu einer kulturellen Praxis wird, besitzt eine eigene Medialität und integriert als Mittlung zwischen Subjekt und Umwelt Themen wie Globalisierung, Nachhaltigkeit und Transkulturalität.... more...

  • Kleiderfragenby Christa Gürtler; Eva Hausbacher

    transcript 2015; US$ 24.54

    Die Sprache der Mode, ihre vielfältigen Funktionen als Medium der Kommunikation und ihre Verflechtungen mit Diskursen der Wissenschaft und der Kunst sind Gegenstand dieses Bandes. Die hier versammelten Beiträge zeigen den aktuellen Stellenwert des interdiskursiven Kulturthemas Kleidermode in verschiedenen Disziplinen und seine vielgestaltigen Verflechtungen... more...

  • 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...