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  • Around the Tuscan Tableby Carole M. Counihan

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    In this delicious book, noted food scholar Carole M. Counihan presents a compelling and artfully told narrative about family and food in late 20th-century Florence. Based on solid research, Counihan examines how family, and especially gender have changed in Florence since the end of World War II to the present, giving us a portrait of the changing... more...

  • Sex at Dawnby Christopher Ryan; Cacilda Jetha

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 13.49

    Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science?as well as religious and cultural institutions?has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing. Fewer and... more...

  • Black Hungerby Doris Witt

    University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 57.00

    Black Hunger focuses on debates over soul food since the 1960s to illuminate a complex web of political, economic, religious, sexual, and racial tensions between whites and blacks and within the black community itself. Doris Witt draws on vaudeville, literature, film, visual art, and cookbooks to explore how food has been used both to perpetuate and... more...

  • Savoring Alternative Foodby Jessica Hayes-Conroy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Advocates of the alternative food movement often insist that food is our "common ground" ? that through the very basic human need to eat, we all become entwined in a network of mutual solidarity. In this challenging book, the author explores the contradictions and shortcomings of alternative food activism by examining specific endeavours of the movement... 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...

  • Embodied Food Politicsby Michael S. Carolan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 109.95

    Drawing on a variety of case studies, this book explores the interrelationship between physical connections to and knowledge of food. This book inserts into the food literature living, feeling, sensing bodies and will be of interest to food scholars as well as those more generally interested in the phenomenon known as embodied realism. more...

  • Essalltag in Familienby Ingrid-Ute Leonhäuser

    Springer Fachmedien 2009; US$ 39.99

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  • Mahlzeitenby Gesa Schönberger

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 39.99

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  • Hitlergruß und Kircheby Helmut Goerlich

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 12.73

    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 Sektion.by Hubert Knoblauch; Andrea Esser; Dominik Groß; Brigitte Tag; Antje Kahl

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 74.29

    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...