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  • Curationby Michael Bhaskar

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; US$ 24.99

    Curation, or the art of selecting useful information to form meaningful collections, is the new buzzword that tech companies and media professionals have eagerly latched on to. But curation is a far more powerful and deeply relevant idea than we give it credit for. It answers the question of how we make sense of a culture in which problems are often... more...

  • Wildlife in Asiaby John Knight

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Drawing on anthropological and historical data, this book examines human-wildlife relations in China, Tibet, Japan, Bhutan, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, India, Thailand and Vietnam. The volume initially focuses on the various ways in which wild animals are exploited as a resource, for food, medicine and crop-picking labour, before examining... more...

  • The Sociolinguistics of Globalizationby Jan Blommaert

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    In this book Jan Blommaert discusses the changes in human language in an age of globalization. more...

  • One Riverby Wade Davis

    Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 19.00

    The story of two generations of scientific explorers in South America?Richard Evans Schultes and his protégé Wade Davis?an epic tale of adventure and a compelling work of natural history. In 1941, Professor Richard Evan Schultes took a leave from Harvard and disappeared into the Amazon, where he spent the next twelve years mapping uncharted rivers... more...

  • China's New Confucianismby Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    What is it like to be a Westerner teaching political philosophy in an officially Marxist state? Why do Chinese sex workers sing karaoke with their customers? And why do some Communist Party cadres get promoted if they care for their elderly parents? In this entertaining and illuminating book, one of the few Westerners to teach at a Chinese university... more...

  • How Music Worksby David Byrne

    McSweeney's 2012; US$ 15.99

    How Music Works is David Byrne?s remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. In it he explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and he explains how the advent of recording technology in the twentieth century forever changed our relationship to playing, performing, and listening to... more...

  • Santa Fe Hispanic Cultureby Andrew Leo Lovato

    University of New Mexico Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    A native resident of Santa Fe discusses the impact of tourism on the City Different and the cultural identity of its Hispanic citizens. more...

  • Language Conflict in Algeriaby Mohamed Benrabah

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 40.00

    This is a book about the use of languages as a proxy for conflict. It traces the history of Algeria from colonization by the French in 1830 to the celebration of 50 years of independence in 2012, and examines the linguistic issues that have accompanied this turbulent period. The book begins with an examination of 'language conflict' and related concepts,... more...

  • Music and Protest in 1968by Beate Kutschke; Barley Norton

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 26.00 US$ 21.32

    In fifteen case studies from around the world, contributors explore the relationship between music and socio-political protest in 1968. more...

  • Handbook on the Experience Economyby J. Sundbo; F. Sørensen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 60.00

    This illuminating Handbook presents the state-of-the-art in the scientific field of experience economy studies. It offers a rich and varied collection of contributions that discuss different issues of crucial importance for our understanding of the experience economy. Each chapter reflects diverse scientific viewpoints from disciplines including management,... more...