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  • The Ethnographic Self as Resourceby Peter Collins; Anselma Gallinat

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    It is commonly acknowledged that anthropologists use personal experiences to inform their writing. However, it is often assumed that only fieldwork experiences are relevant and that the personal appears only in the form of self-reflexivity. This book takes a step beyond anthropology at home and auto-ethnography and shows how anthropologists can include... more...

  • The Body Beautifulby Dr Viren Swami; Professor Adrian Furnham

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    In this volume, contributors from a range of perspectives - evolutionary psychology to anthropology, sociology to cognitive and motivational psychology - explore questions of what our attractiveness preferences are and why we find certain others physically attractive, offering a fresh perspective to understanding the perception of attractiveness. more...

  • Narrative Performancesby Alexandra Georgakopoulou

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1997; US$ 165.00

    Conversational narratives provide valuable resources for the discursive construction and invoking of personal and sociocultural identities. As such, their sociolinguistic and cultural analysis constitute a high priority in the agenda of discourse studies. This book contributes to the growing line of discourse-analytic research on the dynamic relations... more...

  • And Along Came Boasby Regna Darnell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 66.00

    The advent of Franz Boas on the North American scene irrevocably redirected the course of Americanist anthropology. This volume documents the revolutionary character of the theoretical and methodological standpoint introduced by Boas and his first generation of students, among whom linguist Edward Sapir was among the most distinguished. Virtually all... more...

  • Event Management: How to Apply Best Practices to Small Scale Eventsby Sven Damm

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 42.20

    Hauptbeschreibung Event management is a ubiquitous word in modern society. The word is used for small business breakfasts, large corporate shows and also for big international sport events, such as the Olympic Games. We all have an idea of what management is, but what is an event? This question and the theories behind the dynamic event industry are... more...

  • Toward a Science of Manby Timothy H. Thoresen

    De Gruyter 1975; US$ 140.00

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  • Zechen und Bechernby Daniel Furrer

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 26.70

    "So lasset uns guter Dinge sein, fressen und saufen, denn morgen sind wir tot", kann man schon in der Bibel lesen. Der Mensch hat es verstanden, Bedürfnisse wie Essen und Trinken aus dem Rahmen des Existenziellen herauszulösen und zu kultivieren. Das zeigt sich u. a. bei der Milch: Die erste Nahrung, das erste Getränk, mit dem der Mensch... more...

  • Die Frau im grünen Mantelby Andrea Rottloff

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2012; US$ 22.87

    Die englische Pilgerin Margret von Beverley gerät kurz nach ihrer Ankunft im Heiligen Land mitten hinein in den Strudel kriegerischer Ereignisse, als Jerusalem im Herbst 1187 von Saladin belagert wird. Auf die Eroberung der Stadt durch die Muslime folgt für Margret die schwere Zeit der Gefangenschaft. Zusammen mit einigen Einheimischen kann sie sich... more...

  • Kintaro's Adventure and Other Japanese Children's Favorite Storiesby Florence Sakade; Yoshio Hayashi

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Welcome to a fantastic world populated by singing turtles, boys who wrestle wolves, and a host of other beloved characters who have lived on for centuries in the traditional tales of Japan. Drawn from folklore passed down from generation to generation, the six enchanting stories collected in this volume have been lovingly retold for today?s readers.... more...