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Imagining Japan in Post-war East Asia: Identity Politics, Schooling & Popular Culture

Author: Edward Vickers, Naoko Shimazu, and Paul Morris  |  Isbn: 9781138120945  |  File size: 2.43MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 264  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the decades since her defeat in the Second World War, Japan has continued to loom large in the national imagination of many of her...

Discover China Student's Books 1

Author: Ding Anqi  |  Isbn: 978-0230405950  |  File size: 138MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Discover China is specially designed for young adult and adult learners and employs a communicative approach to language learning. Emphasis is placed on pair work, group...

Al-Mu'ayyad al-Shirazi & Fatimid Da'wa Poetry

Author: Tahera Qutbuddin  |  Isbn: 9789004141032  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 418  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Al-Mu ayyad al-Sh r z was a medieval Arabic-Islamic scholar and poet committed to the Fatimid religio-political ideology. Chief missionary for their Caliph-Imams, he...

Exploring the Turkish Linguistic Landscape: Essays in honor of Eser Erguvanl-Taylan

Author: Balkız Öztürk, Didar Akar, and Mine Güven  |  Isbn: 9789027259400  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 220  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Exploring the Turkish Linguistic Landscape provides in-depth analyses of different aspects of Turkish in the domains of phonology, morphology...

Ancient Epistolary Fictions: The Letter in Greek Literature

Author: Patricia A. Rosenmeyer  |  Isbn: 9780521800044  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 382  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book offers the first comprehensive look at the use of imaginary letters in Greek literature from Homer to Philostratus. By imaginary letters, it means...

A Brief History of Brazil

Author: Teresa A Meade  |  Isbn: 9780816077885  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Only slightly smaller in size than the United States, Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world. It is home to exotic Rio de Janeiro, the mighty Amazon River,...

To Become a God: Cosmology, Sacrifice, & Self-Divinization in Early China

Author: Michael J. Puett  |  Isbn: 9780674016439  |  File size: 20.81MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 384  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Evidence from Shang oracle bones to memorials submitted to Western Han emperors attests to a long-lasting debate in early China over the proper relationship...

From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood

Author: Elizabeth Galway  |  Isbn: 9780415958486  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As Canada came to terms with its role as an independent nation following Confederation in 1867, there was a call for a literary voice to express the needs and desires...

A Brief History of India

Author: Judith E Walsh  |  Isbn: 9780816081431  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 414  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As recently as the turn of the century, Western images of India pictured it as a land of religion, luxury, and desperate poverty holy men sitting cross-legged by the...

A Brief History of Afghanistan

Author: Shaista Wahab  |  Isbn: 9780816057610  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A Brief History of Afghanistan provides a clear, concise account of this country's historical and cultural heritage, from 3000 BCE to the present. Comprehensive coverage...

Sacred Circles, Public Squares

Author: Arthur E. Farnsley II  |  Isbn: 9780253344724  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This study of the religious landscape of Indianapolis―the summative volume of the Lilly Endowment’s Project on Religion and Urban Culture conducted by the...

Kierkegaard & the Catholic Tradition: Conflict & Dialogue

Author: Jack Mulder  |  Isbn: 978-0253222367  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 283  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Although Soren Kierkegaard, considered one of the most passionate Christian writers of the modern age, was a Lutheran, he was deeply dissatisfied with the Lutheran...

Découvrez le Globish: L'anglais allégé en 26 étapes

Author: Jacques Bourgon, Jean-Paul Nerrière, and Philippe Dufresne  |  Isbn: 9782708132672  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 271  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Plus besoin de maîtriser l'anglais ou l'américain : le globish suffit partout ! Vous communiquerez dans le monde entier...

Planes, Trains, & Auto-Rickshaws: A Journey through Modern India

Author: Laura Pedersen  |  Isbn: 9781555916183  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A travel essay of a recent visit to India, which reveals, with humor and insight, the tensions and contradictions facing the emerging world power. In particular, the...

A Guide to Ancient Greek Drama

Author: Arlene Allan and Ian C. Storey  |  Isbn: 9781405102155  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This Blackwell Guide introduces ancient Greek drama, which flourished principally in Athens from the sixth century BC to the third century BC.A...

Philo's Flaccus: The First Pogrom

Author: Pieter W. Horst  |  Isbn: 9789004131187  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is the first English commentary on Philo s "In Flaccum" since the publication of Box in 1939. The work contains an introduction in which matters of genre,...

Lustrous Trade

Author: Alison Yarrington and Cinzia Sicca  |  Isbn: 9780718502096  |  File size: 21MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 290  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In recent years, the Anglo-Italian sphere of artistic exchange in relation to painting has been an increasingly productive area of research. Here,...

Figures Grecques de L Epouvante de L Antiquite Au Present Peurs Enfantines Et Adultes

Author: Maria Patera  |  Isbn: 9789004278370  |  File size: 11.7MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 408  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In "Figures de l epouvante grecques de l antiquite au present," Maria Patera examines an unfamiliar aspect of the Greek pedagogy of fear, illustrated by narratives...

The Oxford Book of French Short Stories

Author: Elizabeth Fallaize  |  Isbn: 9780192880376  |  File size: 36MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of French short stories in translation expands our idea of French writing by including new stories by women writers and by authors of Francophone...

The Cherokee Struggle to Maintain Identity in the 17th & 18th Centuries

Author: William R. Reynolds Jr.  |  Isbn: 9780786473175  |  File size: 12.5MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 436  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture With the arrival of Europeans in North America, the Cherokee were profoundly affected. This book thoroughly discusses their history during the Colonial and...

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