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  • Food and Cultureby Carole Counihan; Penny Van Esterik

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 69.95

    The classic book that helped to define and legitimize the field of food and culture studies is now available, with major revisions, in a specially affordable e-book version (978-0-203-07975-1).? The third edition includes 40 original essays and reprints of previously published classics under 5 Sections: FOUNDATIONS, HEGEMONY AND DIFFERENCE,... more...

  • Everyone Eatsby E. N. Anderson

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.10

    ·          ?Plenty of cultural insights and background history?particularly recommended for college?level students.? ? Midwest Book Review ?A solid introduction to the anthropology of food?Clear, well-written, spiced with interesting examples.? ? Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute more...

  • How We Metby Michele Bowers; Melissa Steinfeld

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    For everyone who loves a real-life happy ending, here are forty-five funny, romantic, and above all true tales of modern coupling. In their own words, men and women recount the surprising and serendipitous ways they came together, from jury duty encounters and sidewalk pickup lines to dramatic stories of dogged determination that paid off big in the... more...

  • Eating in the Side Roomby Mark S. Warner

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    In Eating in the Side Room , Mark Warner uses the archaeological data of food remains recovered from excavations in Annapolis, Maryland, and the Chesapeake to show how African Americans established identity in the face of pervasive racism and marginalization. By studying the meat purchasing habits of two African American families--the Maynards and... 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...

  • Is there a need for sustainable management within the events industry?by James Musgrave

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The events industry faces far reaching and industry specific challenges such as supplier disruption, numerous consumer related issues, increasing operating costs and wider impacts from economic disparity and legislative changes. This ebook poses the question: ‘Is there a need for sustainable management within the events industry?’. Part one... more...

  • Event Management: How to Apply Best Practices to Small Scale Eventsby Sven Damm

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Event management is a ubiquitous word in modern society. The word is used for small business breakfasts, large corporate shows and also for big international sport events, such as the Olympic Games. We all have an idea of what management is, but what is an event? This question and the theories behind the dynamic event industry are... more...

  • Zechen und Bechernby Daniel Furrer

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 26.70

    "So lasset uns guter Dinge sein, fressen und saufen, denn morgen sind wir tot", kann man schon in der Bibel lesen. Der Mensch hat es verstanden, Bedürfnisse wie Essen und Trinken aus dem Rahmen des Existenziellen herauszulösen und zu kultivieren. Das zeigt sich u. a. bei der Milch: Die erste Nahrung, das erste Getränk, mit dem der Mensch... more...

  • Spectacles et pouvoirs dans l'Europe de l'Ancien Régime (XVIe -XVIIIe siècle)by Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet; Charles Mazouer; Anne Surgers

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 64.89

    L'objectif essentiel de l'entreprise était d'analyser le rôle des pouvoirs dans la tenue, l'organisation et la réalisation des spectacles - toutes les formes spectaculaires, du théâtre et de l'opéra aux fêtes civiques et religieuses et aux fêtes royales ou princières, que le spectacle ait lieu dans l'espace public ou dans un espace privé. Et il s'agissait... more...

  • Hitlergruß und Kircheby Helmut Goerlich

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 10.92

    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...