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  • Curatorial Conversationsby Olivia Cadaval; Sojin Kim; Diana Baird N'Diaye

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 70.00

    Curators reflect on a half century of the nation?s public presentation of living cultural heritage more...

  • At the Table: Food and Family around the Worldby Ken Albala; Ken Albala

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 89.00

    Almost universally, "dinner" is a key meal in most countries around the world, whether it be a simple dish of rice and beans, a slice of pizza on the go, or a multi-course formal meal. What do the specifics of how a meal is eaten?by hand instead of with utensils, for example?say about a specific culture? This fascinating one-volume reference guide... more...

  • The Stories Clothes Tellby Tatsuichi Horikiri; Rieko Wagoner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 28.99

    This compelling social history tells the stories of ordinary people in modern Japan. Tatsuichi Horikiri spent a lifetime searching out old items of clothing and oral accounts to shed light on those who used these items. He illuminates not only the often desperate lives of these people but also their hopes, aspirations, and human values. more...

  • Food in the Gilded Ageby Robert Dirks

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 37.99

    The Gilded Age is renowned for the excesses of the robber barons and tycoons. The lavishness of their tables impressed contemporaries and historians alike. But what about the eating habits of ordinary Americans at the time? Robert Dirks answers that question by peering through the lens of what then was a newly emerging science of nutrition. more...

  • Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals)by Martin Bulmer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    First published in 1975. How do men come to perceive and evaluate a world in which marked inequalities of class and status exist? This book considers the nature of class images and their underlying work and community structures. Beginning with the argument that the perception of society varies according to type of work and community milieux, it first... more...

  • Indeby Chantal Deltenre

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Des croyances et des traditions profondément ancrées dans les m?urs, à l?ouverture de l?Inde sur le monde L?Inde n?est pas un pays, c?est un continent, à peine moins vaste que l?Europe et tramé d?au moins autant de diversités que du Cap Nord à Palerme ou de Lisbonne à Moscou : paysages, langues, modes de vie, histoires, saveurs, couleurs? Reste... more...

  • Bordeaux : Au-delà des Chartronsby Hubert Prolongeau; L'Âme des Peuples

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Parce que pour connaître les peuples, il faut d'abord les comprendre Au-delà des Chartrons Leur seul nom symbolise Bordeaux, l?austère cité bourgeoise et commerçante sur les rives de la Garonne. Mais le quai des Chartrons, aujourd?hui, est baigné de lumière. L?une des opérations de rénovation urbaine les plus audacieuses de France a transformé... more...

  • Lo que mi abuela me dijo / What My Grandmother Told Meby Maria Paz Eleizegui Weir; Mahala Urra

    University of New Mexico Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Arranged by subjects, the dichos provide wisdom on topics such as childhood, work, strife, and love. more...

  • Folktales and Fairy Talesby Donald Haase; Anne Duggan

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 415.00

    Folktales and fairy tales have long played an important role in cultures around the world. They pass customs and lore from generation to generation, provide insights into the peoples who created them, and offer inspiration to creative artists working in media that now include television, film, manga, photography, and computer games. This second, expanded... more...

  • Transforming Post-Catholic Irelandby Gladys Ganiel

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99

    A sociological study of religious change on the island of Ireland from the mid-1990s to the present day. more...