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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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?só23 percent of themóboasting ink on their body. This popular pastime is not something to be taken lightly, as there are dozens... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 81.95
Nineteenth-century France was a society of apparent paradoxes. It is famous for periodic and bloody revolutionary upheavals, for class conflict and for religious disputes, yet it was marked by relative demographic stability, gradual urbanisation and modest economic change, class conflict and ongoing religious and cultural tensions. Incorporating much... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
This book unravels the many different experiences, meanings and realities of natural burial. Twenty years after the first natural burial ground opened there is an opportunity to reflect on how a concept for a very different approach to caring for our dead has become a reality: new providers, new landscapes and a hybrid of new and traditional rituals.... more...
- F+W Media 2014; US$ 13.99
Express yourself with sugar skulls, flowers, henna designs, and more! Art isn't just for hanging on walls--you can be your own canvas! Express your artistic side on your hands, fingers, arms, and legs with washable makeup or body art crayons! Inside, you'll find more than 50 of the best projects ever for creative, original temporary tattoos. Start... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99
Brunch is the decadent meal of the week; a mix of the savory and salty, sweet and indulgent. Not exclusively an American phenomenon, brunch is also shared in South Asia, the Middle East, and parts of Europe. This volume examines and explores how brunch has evolved historically, developed cross-culturally, and claimed its place in popular culture.... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Today, more than ever, talking about food improves the eating of it. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson argues that conversation can even trump consumption. Where many works look at the production, preparation, and consumption of food, Word of Mouth captures the language that explains culinary practices. Explanation is more than an elaboration here: how... more...