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  • Selected Papers from the First Annual Canadian Quality Congressby Madhav Sinha

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The papers in this e-book have been selected from presentations made at the “first” annual Canadian Quality Congress held August 2009 in Vancouver, Canada, under the theme, Quality, Innovation and Social Responsibility. The papers in this e-book are from authors considered to be the “out of the box” thinkers. The papers cover topics... more...

  • Grimm Languageby Orrin W. Robinson

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 149.00

    Grimm Language addresses a number of issues in the Grimms? fairy tales from a (Germanic) linguist?s point of view. In sections dealing with the Grimms? use of regional dialect material, various grammatical constructions, and specific nouns and adjectives in their Children?s and Household Tales , the author argues that the Grimms were consciously... more...

  • Tales and Translationby Cay Dollerup

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 180.00

    Dealing with the most translated work of German literature, the Tales of the brothers Grimm (1812-1815), this book discusses their history, notably in relation to Denmark and subsequently other nations from 1816 to 1986. The Danish intelligentsia responded enthusiastically to the tales and some were immediately translated into Danish by a nobleman... more...

  • Viking DNAby Stephen Harding; Mark Jobling; Turi King; Michael Wood

    Nottingham University Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    Focusing on men from old families in England?s Wirral and West Lancashire regions, this survey traces the DNA of the local populace back to their Viking ancestors in order to determine the impact of past societies on their genetic make-up. Arguing that the areas exhibit many archaeological and historical features proving them to have had a clear... more...

  • Ethnographies of the Videogameby Dr Helen Thornham

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Ethnographies of the Videogame uses the medium of the videogame to explore wider significant sociological issues around new media, interaction, identity, performance, memory and mediation. The book is particularly concerned with issues of agency and power, identifying strong correlations between perceptions of gaming and actual gaming practices, as... more...

  • The Ethnographic Self as Resourceby Peter Collins; Anselma Gallinat

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    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... 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$ 180.00

    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...

  • Is there a need for sustainable management within the events industry?by James Musgrave

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The events industry faces far reaching and industry specific challenges such as supplier disruption, numerous consumer related issues, increasing operating costs and wider impacts from economic disparity and legislative changes. This ebook poses the question: ‘Is there a need for sustainable management within the events industry?’. Part one... more...