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  • The Festivalization of Cultureby Andy Bennett; Jodie Taylor; Ian Woodward

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The Festivalization of Culture explores the links between various local and global cultures, communities, identities and lifestyle narratives as they are both constructed and experienced in the festival context. Drawing on a wide range of case studies from Australia and Europe, festivals are examined as sites for the performance and critique of lifestyle,... more...

  • Alcoholby Rod Phillips

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Alcohol: A History more...

  • Event Designby Greg Richards; Lénia Marques; Karen Mein

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.00

    Events are becoming more complex as their range of functions grows, as meeting places, creative spaces, economic catalysts, social drivers, community builders, image makers, business forums and network nodes. Effective design can produce more successful business models that can help to sustain cultural and sporting activities even in difficult economic... more...

  • Graffiti in Antiquityby Peter Keegan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 65.00

    Ancient graffiti - hundreds of thousands of informal, ephemeral texts spanning millennia - offer a patchwork of fragmentary conversations in a variety of languages spread across the Mediterranean world. Cut, painted, inked or traced in charcoal, the surviving graffiti present a layer of lived experience in the ancient world unavailable from other... more...

  • Edible Identitiesby Ronda L. Brulotte; Michael A. Di Giovine

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Bringing together cultural anthropologists, archaeologists, historians and other scholars of food and heritage, this volume closely examines the ways in which the cultivation, preparation, and consumption of food is used to create identity claims of 'cultural heritage' on local, regional, national and international scales. Featuring case studies... 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...

  • Food in Zones of Conflictby Paul Collinson; Helen Macbeth

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    The availability of food is an especially significant issue in zones of conflict because conflict nearly always impinges on the production and the distribution of food, and causes increased competition for food, land and resources Controlling the production of and access to food can also be used as a weapon by protagonists in conflict. The logistics... more...

  • Prioritizing Death and Societyby Assaf Nativ

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 95.00

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Future of Events and Festivalsby Ian Yeoman; Martin Robertson; Una McMahon - Beattie; Karen A. Smith; Elisa Backer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.00

    The growth of events and festivals has been significant over the last decade and a wide range of skills are essential to ensure those events are successful.  This requirement has been instrumental in stimulating the creation of more tertiary education opportunities to develop events management knowledge. As the discipline develops, knowledge requires... more...

  • Art on Skinby Nancy Hajeski; Marcel Brousseau; Lisa Purcell; Jonathan Conklin; Troy Timpel

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95

    A celebration of all things tattoo, this visually appealing wealth of tattoo knowledge will have you running for the nearest tattoo artist. The twenty-first century has seen a boom in tattooing, with millions of American?s—23 percent of them—boasting ink on their body. This popular pastime is not something to be taken lightly, as there are dozens... more...