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Download Things Korean by O-Young Lee, John Holstein PDF

By O-Young Lee, John Holstein

Things Korean is an invaluable consultant to standard lifestyles in Korea, awarded in an obtainable and engaging layout. O-Young Lee, former Korean Minister of tradition offers us a survey of local items from Korea, from totems (Changsung) to hair-pins (binyo), crock pots (Changdokdae) to temple bells (Jong), scissors (Kawi) to graves (mudon) explaining their value and position in daily Korean life.

Each merchandise within the booklet is indexed less than its English and Korean identify; a thesaurus is supplied to extra support the reader. Lavishly illustrated with greater than a hundred colour illustrations, Things Korean is a powerful social gathering of Korean tradition.

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Download The Culture of Giving: Informal Support and Gift-Exchange in by Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos PDF

By Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos

An cutting edge learn of gift-giving, casual help and charity in England among the overdue 16th and early eighteenth centuries. Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos examines the variation and transformation of assorted varieties of casual support, tough long-held perspectives and assumptions in regards to the decline of voluntary giving and private tasks within the transition from medieval to trendy instances. Merging old study with insights drawn from theories of gift-giving, the ebook analyses practices of casual aid inside assorted social networks, institutions and teams over the whole interval. It argues that the approaches entailed within the Reformation, nation formation and the implementation of the negative legislation, in addition to marketplace and concrete enlargement, acted as robust catalysts for plenty of kinds of casual support. inside definite barriers, the early glossy period witnessed the diversification, bring up and invigoration, instead of the death, of gift-giving and casual help.

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Download Consumer Culture Theory by John Schouten, Diane Martin, Russell W. Belk PDF

By John Schouten, Diane Martin, Russell W. Belk

The chapters during this quantity were chosen from the simplest papers provided on the ninth Annual purchaser tradition conception convention held on the domestic of Aalto college in Finland in June 2014. The subject of the convention used to be Mapping buyer tradition. the varied interpretive examine and thought represented during this quantity offers the reader with intellectually stimulating possibilities to ascertain the intersections among numerous theories and techniques that signify the leading edge in buyer examine. those experiences draw on an array of qualitative methodologies together with ethnography, netnography, narrative and visible research, phenomenology, and semiotics. The important subject matters symbolize an important matters for our occasions together with knowing and navigating cultural variety and cultural views on co-creating industry worth.

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Download Archives of Authority: Empire, Culture, and the Cold War by Andrew N. Rubin PDF

By Andrew N. Rubin

Combining literary, cultural, and political heritage, and in response to vast archival learn, together with formerly unseen FBI and CIA records, Archives of Authority argues that cultural politics--specifically America's usually covert patronage of the arts--played a hugely very important position within the move of imperial authority from Britain to the us in the course of a severe interval after international warfare II. Andrew Rubin argues that this move reshaped the postwar literary area and he indicates how, in this time, new and effective modes of cultural transmission, replication, and travel--such as radio and speedily and globally circulated journals--completely reworked the location occupied by means of the postwar author and the position of worldwide literature.

Rubin demonstrates that the approximately instant translation of texts through George Orwell, Thomas Mann, W. H. Auden, Richard Wright, Mary McCarthy, and Albert Camus, between others, into interrelated journals that have been backed by means of businesses comparable to the CIA's Congress for Cultural Freedom and circulated around the globe successfully reshaped writers, critics, and intellectuals into simply recognizable, transnational figures. Their paintings shaped a brand new canon of global literature that used to be celebrated within the usa and supposedly represented the simplest of up to date concept, whereas much less politically beautiful authors have been missed or maybe demonized. This championing and demonizing of writers happened within the identify of anti-Communism--the new, transatlantic "civilizing mission" in which postwar cultural and literary authority emerged.

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Download Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the by Joshua Zeitz PDF

By Joshua Zeitz

Blithely flinging apart the Victorian manners that saved her disapproving mom corseted, the hot girl of the Twenties puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, hiked her hemlines, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. extra vital, she earned her personal retain, managed her personal future, and secured liberties that glossy girls take with no consideration. Her newfound freedom heralded an intensive swap in American culture.

Whisking us from the Alabama state membership the place Zelda Sayre first stuck the attention of F. Scott Fitzgerald to Muncie, Indiana, the place would-be flappers begged their moms for silk stockings, to the long island speakeasies the place buyers partied until eventually dawn, historian Joshua Zeitz brings the period to exhilarating lifestyles. this is often the tale of America’s first sexual revolution, its first retailers of cool, its first celebrities, and its such a lot gleaming commercial for the correct to pursue happiness.

The women and men who made the flapper have been a various lot.

There used to be Coco Chanel, the French orphan who redefined the female shape and silhouette, aiding to unfastened ladies from the torturous corsets and crinolines that had served as instruments of social keep watch over.

Three thousand miles away, Lois lengthy, the daughter of a Connecticut clergyman, christened herself “Lipstick” and gave New Yorker readers an exhilarating entrée into Manhattan’s extravagant Jazz Age nightlife.

In California, the place orange groves gave option to studio plenty and fairytale mansions, 3 of America’s first celebrities—Clara Bow, Colleen Moore, and Louise Brooks, Hollywood’s nice flapper triumvirate—fired the imaginations of hundreds of thousands of filmgoers.

Dallas-born style artist Gordon Conway and Utah-born cartoonist John Held crafted journal covers that captured the electrical energy of the social revolution sweeping the United States.

Bruce Barton and Edward Bernays, pioneers of advertisements and public family, taught colossal enterprise how you can harness the desires and anxieties of a newly commercial America—and a country of shoppers used to be born.

Towering primarily have been Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald, whose rapid ascent and striking fall embodied the glamour and far more than the period that may come to an abrupt finish on Black Tuesday, whilst the inventory marketplace collapsed and rendered the age of abundance and frivolity immediately obsolete.

With its heady cocktail of storytelling and large principles, Flapper is a blinding examine the ladies who introduced the 1st actually smooth decade.

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Download Human Cell Culture Protocols by Christina Philippeos, Robin D. Hughes, Anil Dhawan (auth.), PDF

By Christina Philippeos, Robin D. Hughes, Anil Dhawan (auth.), Ragai R. Mitry, Robin D. Hughes (eds.)

Human phone tradition isn't a brand new subject, however the improvement of recent molecular recommendations and reagents that are used to enquire mobile functionality and the liable intracellular mechanisms make it a continuous requirement. This 3rd variation of Human mobile tradition Protocols expands upon the former versions with present, distinct protocols for the isolation and tradition of various fundamental cells from human tissues. With new chapters on pancreatic cells wanted for simple reports at the pathogenesis of diabetes and for his or her software for islet transplantation, the publication additionally delves into protocols for hepatocytes, pores and skin cells, lung cells, parathyroid cells, gastric cells, renal cells, adipocytes, ovarian cells, bone cells, vascular soft muscle cells, vascular endothelial cells, regulatory T cells, blood mononuclear cells, in addition to new innovations being utilized to human phone tradition, fairly using biocompatible scaffolds to develop cells, the in vitro use of laser microdissection to isolate cells from tradition, and automatic cellphone tradition. Written within the hugely winning Methods in Molecular Biology™ sequence structure, chapters contain introductions to their respective issues, lists of the mandatory fabrics and reagents, step by step, with ease reproducible laboratory protocols, and pointers on troubleshooting and heading off identified pitfalls.

Authoritative and state of the art, Human cellphone tradition Protocols, 3rd Edition allows a employee with easy telephone tradition education, even if within the fields of mobilephone biology, gene remedy, and mobile transplantation, to arrange mobilephone cultures of the explicit cellphone kind essential to ahead their important research.

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Download Food And Evolution: Toward a Theory of Human Food Habits by Marvin Harris PDF

By Marvin Harris

"Many subject matters of curiosity to overall healthiness pros, comparable to vegetarianism, nutritional fibers, lactose intolerance, favism, cannibalism and adjustments in dietary prestige wrought through the decline of hunter-gathering and the increase of horticulture. Many sections will entice the overall reader." --Journal of utilized nutrients "Exceptionally well-edited. prime quality person papers are of similar scope and are uniformly good referenced and distinctive in presentation of aiding information Introductory and concluding chapters in addition to part overviews create an built-in whole." --Choice "Compelling...complete and...recommended." --Science Books & motion pictures "Should be of price to all nutrients educators who've an curiosity within the social, cultural, and overseas points of meals and nutrition." --Journal of meals schooling

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Download Adbusters, Issue 53: Hope and Memory PDF

AB53: wish and Memory
(May/June 2004)

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported journal fascinated with the erosion of our actual and cultural environments through advertisement forces. when you consider that 1989, the journal has been featured in enormous quantities of other and mainstream newspapers, magazines, tv and radio exhibits. identified world wide for sparking Occupy Wall road, Adbusters can be accountable for social media campaigns reminiscent of purchase not anything Day and electronic Detox Week.

Included within the journal are incisive philosophical articles and activist observation, coupled with effect layout that seeks to unbound the conventional journal structure. concerns appropriate to our modern second, comparable to media focus, weather switch and genetically changed meals are frequently featured. We search out a global the place economic climate and ecology exist in concord. by means of demanding humans to turn into individuals instead of spectators, Adbusters takes objective at company disinformation, international injustice and the industries and governments who actively pollute and wreck our actual and psychological commons.

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Download Sensibilities of the Islamic Mediterranean: Self-Expression by Robin Ostle PDF

By Robin Ostle

From the mountains of Lebanon to the seashores of Turkey and North Africa, the Islamic Mediterranean has continuously been a dynamic cultural hub, the place the tales and passions of East and West collide. In a sweeping survey spanning the 1st Arabic version of the Thousand and One Nights to the novels of the 20 th century, Robin Ostle pours via centuries of books, paintings and structure to bare what they let us know in regards to the altering courting among person and society during this unique culture.  In pre-modern literature, individuality was once expressed via a sequence of comedian subversions which, via their solution, finally bolstered the social established order. the nice nineteenth century travelogues represented a extra transgressive exploration of the limits of the self. This subject matter was once persisted within the cultural types of the twentieth century, with their emphasis on self-expression and emotional liberation, anything more and more outlined against the state.  'Sensibilities of the Islamic Mediterranean' unravels the sentiments, rules and tool relationships which make up the cultural cloth of this interesting sector.

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Download Le Potomak, précédé d'un Prospectus 1916 by Jean Cocteau, Serge Linarès PDF

By Jean Cocteau, Serge Linarès

« Les Eugènes, le Potomak, le papillon, je n’ai pas su pourquoi je les créais, ni quel rapport pouvait au juste s’établir entre eux. structure secrète. “Que préparez-vous ?” me demanda Canche. Je rougis.
Impossible de lui répondre. »

De ce livre singulier Jean Cocteau déclara : « Mon oeuvre start avec Le Potomak ; c’est une sorte de préface. » En effet, cette oeuvre hybride, alternant dessins et textes, d’une liberté absolue de forme, fut composée à l’aube de los angeles Première Guerre mondiale, et l’artiste los angeles tiendra toujours pour son authentique best livre. On y retrouve d’ailleurs le célèbre aphorisme dont il aurait pu faire sa devise : « Ce que le public te reproche, cultive-le, c’est toi. »
Fondé sur l’édition définitive établie par l’auteur en 1924, cet ouvrage surprenant et divertissant recueille de nombreuses illustrations tels les méconnus « Eugènes », et, bien sûr, le « Potomak », monstrueux pensionnaire d’un aquarium à Paris, porteur de poésie et de messages allégoriques.

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