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- UNP - Nebraska 2013; US$ 65.00
Stephen O. Murray is the director of El Instituto Obregón in San Francisco. He is the coauthor of Looking through Taiwan: American Anthropologists? Collusions with Ethnic Domination (Nebraska, 2005) and Boy Wives and Female Husbands , and the author of American Sociolinguistics; Angkor Life; Homosexualities; and other books. more...
- Scarecrow Press 1993; US$ 69.99
Peaceful peoples are societies that have developed harmonious social structures which allow people to get along with each other, and with outsiders, without violence. This bibliography includes annotated references to books, articles, and other English-language publications. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
This is a charming compendium of historical oddities, curious customs and strange events from across West Yorkshire. Laid out in an easy to use A-Z format, it explores a vast range of subjects, from folklore and legends to Yorkshire's strangest buildings, artefacts and memorials (including a drinker's tomb made from a beer barrel). Here also are some... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 6.75
Introducing "Sookin' Berries", her collection of stories for younger readers, Jess Smith writes: 'I have been a gatherer of tales for most of my life, and I suppose it all began when I was a wee girl. I shared a home with parents, seven sisters and a shaggy dog. It could be said that I lived a different sort of life from most other children, because... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; Not Available
The saga of Jewish flight, suffering and death has been investi gated from different points of view, and various aspects of this sad chapter of Jewish history have been carefully studied. There is, however, one aspect which has had little attention from Jewish sociologists; perhaps because it is an anticlimax to heroism and monumental suffering; even... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 59.00
Time - a fundamental component of human thought and experience - is quite enigmatic and elusive when it comes to defining it. In this e-book, scholars from the fields of physics, mathematics, biology, neuroscience, psychology, philosophy and theology draw from their own field of knowledge and expertise and present their understanding of the time phenomenon. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 12.99
America?s favorite hairstyle is back in a big way! Ever since its meteoric rise to superstar status in the 1980s, the mullet has persisted for generations as a cultural touchstone in the hearts and minds of the public. Love it or hate it, there?s no ignoring this one-of-a-kind ?do and its profound sociological significance. Mullet Madness! examines... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 35.99
This lively reader traces the search for American tradition and national identity through folklore and folklife from the 19th century to the present. Through an engaging set of essays, Folk Nation shows how American thinkers and leaders have used folklore-ranging from Paul Bunyan and Davey Crockett to quilts, cowboys, and immigrants-to express the... more...