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- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 55.50
Focusing on masking as a socially significant practice in Caribbean cultures, Gerard Aching?s analysis articulates masking, mimicry, and misrecognition as a means of describing and interrogating strategies of visibility and invisibility in Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago, Martinique, and beyond. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 75.00
Focusing on the cultural practices of the lower classes and specifically on the productions of the murgas, Carnival Theater is a consideration of Uruguayan society?s identity crisis and subsequent redefinition in the wake of the regimes of the 1970s. A revealing work of cultural criticism, the book proposes a new set of criteria for the critique of... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 44.00
Brings together key research and debates on the question of domesticity and shows how understandings of domestic cultures have been theorized in media and cultural studies and wider academic and social contexts. This book addresses the feminist and left critiques that argue that domesticity is conservative and oppressive. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book is centered on the development of Torusim and Hospitality in Taiwan. It focuses on Taiwan as an emerging area for tourism development and papers from Taiwanese researchers are included more...
- 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...
- World Trade Press 2008; US$ 38.00
A to Z World Women in Culture & Business is an encyclopedia depicting the status and public and private roles of females in 175 countries worldwide. This reference provides detailed information on womens position in society, legal rights, health and acce more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 45.00 US$ 31.50
For anyone planning events—student, novice, or experienced professional— Confessions of an Event Planner is an “apprenticeship in a book.” This insider’s guide takes you on a narrative journey, following a fictional event planning company that stages various types of events around the world for many different clients.... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
A country's celebration of its independence is vital to its history. Though over time independence days have become focused on parades, performances, and family gatherings, they are essentially days of remembrance, for they mark the beginning of countries' newfound freedom and hope for the future, allowing citizens to create their own sense... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00
Without the ability to grow and harvest crops, permanent civilizations would not have developed. Because societies were dependent on cultivating their crops for food, storage, and trade, harvesting became a sacred event in many cultures. Ancient people believed spirits lived within their crops, and went to great lengths to appease these beings. Although... more...