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Culture

  • New Frontiers of Space, Bodies and Genderby Rosa Ainley *Nfa*; Rosa Ainley

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    Unravels the stereotypical images of gender and space, presenting a series of new explorations into both 'lived' and 'imagined' spaces and experiences. more...

  • Culture and Identityby Ross Abbinnett

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 56.00

    This incisive and timely book provides a concise and reliable guide to the debate on modernity and postmodernity. What emerges most forcefully from the book is the error of dismissing postmodernism as a self-indulgent and ultimately, dangerous piece of ideology. more...

  • Grief in Wartimeby Dr Carol Acton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00

    An examination of private narratives of loss in wartime and publicly legitimized forms of grieving. Drawing on sources such as diaries, poetry and weblogs and using gender as an analytic category, the book looks at men's and women's experiences of war 'at home' and 'at the front' and spans the two World Wars, the Vietnam War and the war in Iraq. more...

  • Future Mattersby Barbara Adam; Chris Groves

    BRILL 2007; US$ 82.00

    In a social world whose pace continues to accelerate the future becomes an increasingly difficult terrain. While the focus of social life is narrowing down to the present, the futures we create on a daily basis cast ever longer shadows. This book addresses this paradox and its deep ethical implications. more...

  • Continental Dividesby Rachel Adams

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    North America is more a political and an economic invention than a place people call home. Nonetheless, the region shared by the United States and its closest neighbors, North America, is an intriguing frame for comparative American studies. Continental Divides is the first book to study the patterns of contact, exchange, conflict, and disavowal... more...

  • The Stars Down to Earthby Theodor Adorno

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 155.00

    In this remarkable work written 50 years ago, Adorno showcases the dangers inherent in modern obsessions with consumption. more...

  • The Culture Industryby Theodor W Adorno; J. M. Bernstein

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    This book is an unrivalled indictment of the banality of mass culture - Adorno's finest essays are collected here, offering the reader unparalleled insights into Adorno's thoughts on culture. more...

  • What Was It All For?by Don Aitkin

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 22.68

    Surveys the dramatic changes in Australian society over the last half century - from the blinkered and conservative British ?colony' of 1953 to the progressive, confident society we are today. more...

  • Dynamics of Learning in Neanderthals and Modern Humans Volume 1by Takeru Akazawa; Yoshihiro1 Nishiaki; Kenichi Aoki

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume presents the first of two proceedings from the International Conference on the Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans, which took place in Tokyo in November 2012. Focussing on a highly innovative working hypothesis called the ?learning hypothesis?, which attempts to explain the replacement as a result of differences in the learning... more...

  • After Jews and Arabsby Ammiel Alcalay

    University of Minnesota Press 1992; US$ 108.00

    By exposing the rich and diverse textual and cultural legacy of this time and space, Alcalay reassesses the exclusion of Semitic culture in Europe from the perspective of contemporary Arabic culture and opposing images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This book will compel a revision of Jewish studies by placing contemporary Israeli culture within... more...