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- Lenos Verlag 2014; US$ 11.99
Nicolas Bouvier erschlie▀t uns die Lebensgeschichten der Schweizer ╗Weltenpilgerź, zu deren Familie er sich selbst zńhlt. Er schildert das Schicksal namenloser Auswanderer, das Leben von Pers÷nlichkeiten, die wie er an Claustrophobia alpina litten - Thomas Platter, Paracelsus, Jean-Jacques Rousseau zum Beispiel. Er zeichnet mit der Begeisterung und... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99
This six-continent survey of the history, customs, and representations of the midday meal explains who eats what for lunch; where and when they eat it; and what it means in the larger cultural context. The first international history of lunch, this book provides anecdotes and analysis that present lunch as a meaningful daily... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00
A visit to Ankara, Turkey, would include a trip to Anitkabir, the burial site of Turkey’s founder and first president, Ataturk. The massive stone building houses numerous sculptures and a large ceremonial plaza and is surrounded by an elaborate park. Ataturk is far from the only former leader to be remembered by such decorative means. Since... more...
- Entrepreneur Press 2012; US$ 49.00
Are you the one who always organizes family get-togethers, birthday parties, evenings out with friends or school events? Are you detail oriented, enjoy social events and have a great imagination? Then you have what it takes to be a highly-paid event planner! Let this easy-to-use guide help you find a lucrative outlet for your creative party-planning... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
Puck Fair, Ireland's oldest festival, was established by a royal patent in October 1613, granted to the Welsh planter, Jenkyn Conway, of Killorglin. It first became a famous, however, as a result of the parading and display of a male goat, which is awarded a crown and named as the King of the Town. 2013 sees the celebration of Puck Fair's 400 year... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 32.99
Meatloaf, fried chicken, Jell-O, cake?because foods are so very common, we rarely think about them much in depth. The authors of Cooking Lessons however, believe that food is deserving of our critical scrutiny and that such analysis yields many important lessons about American society and its values. This book explores the relationship between food... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
Cultural heritage and contemporary arts benefit from being showcased in events. Arts-related events are each unique in reflecting local culture; they may be therefore spontaneous (street art and so on) or planned (i.e. studio tours or arts festivals). The Arts and Events explores the nature and complexity of managing arts events and fills a significant... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00
A key tenet in the criticism of medieval and early modern courts is: ?Let him who desires to be righteous retire from the court? (Exeat Aula, qui vult esse pius). How Enea Silvio Piccolimini and Ulrich von Hutten perceived, criticized and justified courtly life, is the subject of this book. more...