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  • The Exquisite Corpse of Asian Americaby Rachel Lee

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America  addresses this central question: if race has been settled as a legal or social construction and not as biological fact, why do Asian American artists, authors, and performers continue to scrutinize their body parts? Engaging novels, poetry, theater, and new media from both the U.S. and internationally?such as... more...

  • Robyn Lawley Eatsby Robyn Lawley

    Random House Australia 2014; US$ 23.64

    Robyn Lawley is a self-confessed foodie - in addition to being an international supermodel for the likes of H & M and Ralph Lauren. When she's not gracing the cover of Vogue or modelling swimwear or walking the runway, she is scouring menus around the globe and cooking up a storm for her best friends in her adopted home: New York City. Robyn Lawley... more...

  • Female Genital Cutting in Industrialized Countries: Mutilation or Cultural Tradition?by Mary Nyangweso Wangila

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    This book comprehensively examines the practice of female genital mutilation and proposes new intervention programs and community-based initiatives that protect the rights of children and women who live with the serious risks and long-term consequences of the practice. more...

  • Voices of Ancient Egypt: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Lifeby Rosalie David

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 79.00

    Supporting the current trends toward document-based teaching, this book introduces the reader to the multifaceted world of ancient Egypt through revealing excerpts from 51 texts written by Egyptians themselves. more...

  • Land of Pure Visionby David Zurick; Eric Valli

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 55.00

    The landscapes of Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan are filled with holy places. Some are of natural origin -- summits, rivers and lakes, caves, or forest sanctuaries. Others are consecrated by religious practice -- shrines, temples, monasteries, or burial grounds. The holy sites of the Himalaya unite faith and geography to produce some of the most sublime... more...

  • Reading Between the Signsby Anna Mindess

    Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2014; US$ 34.95

    An essential and invaluable tool for sign language interpreters, students, and everyone wishing to understand American Deaf culture. more...

  • I Stand Correctedby Eden Collinsworth

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95

    A fascinating fusion of memoir, manners, and cultural history from a successful businesswoman well versed in the unique challenges of working in contemporary China. During the course of a career that has, quite literarily, moved her around the world, no country has fascinated Eden Collinsworth more than China, where she has borne witness to its... more...

  • Disruptive Tourism and its Untidy Guestsby Soile Veijola; Jennie Germann Molz; Olli Pyyhtinen; Emily Höckert; Alexander Grit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book invokes the radical potentialities of 'untidiness' to envision alternative arrangements of social life and hospitality. Instead of trying to manage sustainability or tidy up tourist situations, the authors embrace the messiness of human relations and argue for more creative, embodied and ethical ontologies of tourism and mobility. more...

  • Eat the Yearby Steff Deschenes

    Running Press 2014; US$ 16.00

    Everyone loves food. But did you know that every day is a national food or drink holiday? It?s true! There?s National Bloody Mary Day, National Cheese Lover?s Day, and even National Blueberry Pancake Day—just to name a few. Based on the popular blog Almanac of Eats, Eat the Year is a tribute to food-lovers everywhere that introduces a national... more...

  • Food Banksby Christopher Griffith

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 199.00

    The BFJ has a long and distinguished history of reporting on all aspects of food, including scares and food inequality (Mozley, 1994). The papers in this special edition deal with the issue of emergency food aid in countries of the global north, including accounts from Italy, the Netherlands, the UK, Canada and Australia. We are used to seeing images... more...