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  • Survival of the Prettiestby Nancy Etcoff

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    Beauty is not a myth.  According to scientist and psychologist Nancy Etcoff, the pursuit of beauty is neither a cultural construction, an invention of Madison Avenue, nor a backlash against feminism. Survival of the Prettiest , the first in-depth scientific inquiry into the nature of human beauty, posits that beauty is an essential and ineradicable... more...

  • Midwinter Folk Talesby Taffy Thomas

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    In this enchanting new book, one of the country's most celebrated storytellers has gathered together traditional tales which have their roots in the deep cold and long, dark nights of midwinter. The collection includes tales acquired from more than thirty years studying and taking part in ancient seasonal customs, and discovering the folk tales intrinsically... more...

  • Christmas; Its Origin and Associationsby William Francis Dawson

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...

  • Footbinding Feminism and Freedomby Fan Hong

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Through the medium of women's bodies, Fan Hong explores the significance of religious beliefs, cultural codes and political dogmas for gender relations, gender concepts and the human body in an Asian setting. more...

  • Christmas Miscellanyby Jonathan Green

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95

    Wouldn?t it be great to understand all our Christmas traditions? Here, Jonathan Green offers the fascinating history behind our most beloved holiday traditions. For example, myrrh is incense made from the resin of a North African bush and was a special gift during biblical times. To the Romans, mistletoe was a symbol of fertility, so today we are... more...

  • Christmas in Americaby Peter Guttman

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95

    Nothing reminds us of the good things in life?family, friendship, food, and good cheer?more than Christmas. With stunning images and illuminating text, award-winning photographer Peter Guttman offers a dazzling overview of the wintry landscapes, traditions, ceremonies, spectacles, and pastimes of the holiday season throughout the United States.... more...

  • The Politics of the Bodyby Alison Phipps

    Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95

    The body is a site of impassioned, fraught and complex debate in the West today. In one political moment, left-wingers, academics and feminists have defended powerful men accused of sex crimes, positioned topless pictures in the tabloids as empowering, and opposed them for sexualizing breasts and undermining their ‘natural’ function. At... more...

  • Christmasby Tara Moore

    Reaktion Books 2014; US$ 30.00

    Black Friday. The War on Christmas. Miracle on 34th Street and Elf . From shopping malls and Fox News to movie theaters, Christmas no longer solely celebrates to the birth of Christ. Considering the holiday in its global context, Christmas journeys from its historical origins to its modern incarnation as a global commercial event, stopping along... more...

  • Christnacht feiernby Hans Freudenberg

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 12.75

    15 komplette Gottesdienste, erfolgreich durchgeführt als Christmetten um 23 Uhr.Die Christnachtgemeinde ist eine spezielle: jünger und kirchenferner als gewohnt. Entsprechend elementar und zeichenhaft sind die Entwürfe: statt Predigt Meditation und neben dem Wort viel Musik, viel Schauen, viel Fühlen. Die Titel der Gottesdienste machen neugierig: »Weihnachtsnüsse... more...

  • Mythen des Blutesby Regina Ammicht Quinn; Norval Bateillo Junior; Yigal Blumenberg; Christina von Braun; Micha Brumlik; Walter Burkert; Ute Frevert; William K. Gilders; Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin; Volker Hess; Eva Labouvie; Axel Michaels; Angelika Neuwirth; Anni Peller; Philipp Sarasin; Valerie V. Savchuk; Wolfgang Schild; Gabriele Sorgo; Inge Stephan; Christoph Wulf; Christina von Braun; Christoph Wulf

    Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 36.14

    Blut ist seit den Anfängen der Kultur Symbol für Leben und Tod und für die körperliche Bedingtheit des Seins. Seine oft als bedrohlich erfahrene Macht ist in zahllosen Mythen und Erzählungen, Bildern und Riten festgehalten ? und spielt selbst in den modernen Wissenschaften noch eine Rolle. In diesem Band werden die Metaphorik des Blutes in Judentum,... more...