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- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
Ah, love? everyone wants to experience it, and if they have it, they want more. This collection of letters, quotations, and fun facts will satisfy every curious reader. Love Miscellany reveals a fascinating history of romance, answering questions like where the heart symbol originated, which aphrodisiacs really work, why chocolates and roses are... 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...
- Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Due to changing climates and demographics, questions of policy in the circumpolar north have focused attention on the very structures that people call home. Dwellings lie at the heart of many forms of negotiation. Based on years of in-depth research, this book presents and analyzes how the people of the circumpolar regions conceive, build, memorialize,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00
A fresh approach to the implications of obtaining, preparing, and consuming food, concentrating the little-investigated routines of everyday life. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 21.86
Stylish and racy... An excellent book and a delight to read, written with panache and entirely convincing.' Professor PETER COSS, Cardiff University. This book takes us into the world of the medieval cook, from the chefs in the great medieval courts and aristocratic households catering for huge feasts, to the peasant wife attempting to feed her family... more...
- CABI 1905; US$ 125.00
Following on from Research Themes for Tourism, which sought to both provide a snapshot of tourism subjects and provide an overview of major themes for students new to tourism, this book seeks to cover the same ground with events. Events Management as a subject has been well documented from a practical angle, but this will be the first book to cover... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
A delightful illustrated history of the umbrella?protector against rain and sun, weapon, and fashion accessory Culturally ubiquitous and multi-functional, the umbrella comes in many colors, shapes, and sizes, and its significance in different forms and throughout time is explored here. Its use in the ancient cultures of Egypt is discussed, where... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
Who would have guessed in the 1960s that Michael Parker, a typical young British Army officer, would turn into one of the most remarkable international showmen of his generation? This book is a wonderfully funny account of the many different events he has staged in Europe, America, and the Middle East. Amongst these are the launch of twin ships in... more...