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  • Enduring Rootsby Gayle Samuels

    Rutgers University Press 1999; US$ 16.95

    Enduring Roots tells the stories of historic American trees, including the oak, the apple, the cherry, and the oldest of the world’s trees, the bristlecone pine. These stories speak of our attachment to the land, of our universal and eternal need to leave a legacy, and demonstrate that the landscape is a gift, to be both received and,... more...

  • Methods, Theories, and Empirical Applications in the Social Sciencesby Samuel Salzborn; Eldad Davidov; Jost Reinecke

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 49.99

    The volume addresses major features in empirical social research from methodological and theoretical perspectives. Prominent researchers discuss central problems in empirical social research in a theory-driven way from political science, sociological or social-psychological points of view. These contributions focus on a renewed discussion of foundations... more...

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

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    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...

  • The Science of Fairy Talesby Edwin Sidney Hartland

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 4.99

    Selkie, wee people, elves, fauns, mogwai -- no matter what you call them, virtually every cultural tradition has created a type of being that is analogous to the Western concept of the fairy. In this fascinating analysis, scholar Edwin Sidney Hartland delves into the inner workings of the ubiquitous fairy myth and traces its impact across many cultures. more...

  • Spectacles et pouvoirs dans l'Europe de l'Ancien Régime (XVIe -XVIIIe siècle)by Marie-Bernadette Dufourcet; Charles Mazouer; Anne Surgers

    Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 64.89

    L'objectif essentiel de l'entreprise était d'analyser le rôle des pouvoirs dans la tenue, l'organisation et la réalisation des spectacles - toutes les formes spectaculaires, du théâtre et de l'opéra aux fêtes civiques et religieuses et aux fêtes royales ou princières, que le spectacle ait lieu dans l'espace public ou dans un espace privé. Et il s'agissait... more...

  • Analysis of Cultural Differences in Dubaiby Danina Reiser

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 19.86

    Hauptbeschreibung Over the years Dubai has become a cultural melting pot as people go there pursuing career and prosperity. To work and live in such an inhomogeneous environment can be very challenging due to different cultural expectations and values. Only if these differences are acknowledged for what they are, people will coexist harmoniously.... more...

  • Hitlergruß und Kircheby Helmut Goerlich

    BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2012; US$ 10.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Hitlergruß wurde nach 1933 auch in Staat und Gesellschaft obligatorisch. Die Landeskirchen übernahmen die staatlichen Erlasse dazu, aber nur wenige Theologen durchschauten die Tragweite des Grußes. Einzelne verweigerten ihn trotz kirchlicher Anordnung. Um einem solchen Fall geht es im vorliegenden Buch: Pfarrer Wilhelm Sandberger... more...

  • Writing the Familyby Kathleen Skott-Myhre; Korinne Weima; Helen Gibbs

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    This is not a traditional book about the family. In a very essential way, it is a book about being a woman in relation to the current form of the family under capitalism in North America. The authors are three women whose interest in the family stems out of their own unique and varied experiences. The text is comprised of three autoethnographies... more...

  • Resurrecting Venusby Cynthia Occelli

    Hay House 2012; US$ 19.95

    You can have it all: calm confidence, sublime romance, fulfilling work, absolute inner and outer beauty, empowered children, and a cure for the pervasive ache for something more. In Resurrecting Venus you will learn how to dissolve the barriers separating you from the life you were created to live and connect to your unique life purpose, forever free... more...

  • Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibetby Lotta Carswell-Hume; Koon-Chiu Lo

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 18.95

    This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese and Tibeten folk and fairytales and other stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture. Favorite Children's Stories from China and Tibet is a captivating collection of stories from different parts of China and Tibet. Enter a mythical world where animals speak... more...