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The End of Suffering & the Discovery of Happiness

Author: Dalai Lama  |  Isbn: 9781401926625  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 255  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A remarkable and rare overview of the key aspects of Tibetan Buddhism provided by His Holiness the Dalai Lama         The End of Suffering and the Discovery of Happiness...

Religion & Society in Roman Palestine

Author: Douglas R. Edwards  |  Isbn: 9780415305976  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This collection of papers combines important archaeological and textual evidence to examine diverse aspects of religion and society in Roman Palestine. A range of...

Comparative Literature in an Age of Globalization

Author: Haun Saussy  |  Isbn: 9780801883804  |  File size: 16.26MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As an academic discipline built upon Enlightenment thought and a cosmopolitan worldview―not grounded in the literary tradition of any single language or...

Introduction to Healthcare for Chinese-speaking Interpreters & Translators

Author: Eva N.S. Ng and Ineke H.M. Crezee  |  Isbn: 978-9027212368  |  File size: 12MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book is based on the very popular international publication (Crezee, 2013) and has been supplemented with Chinese glossaries. Just like the...

Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution

Author: Alix Olson  |  Isbn: 9781580052214  |  File size: 3.4MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 434  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Female spoken word artists have become the spokeswomen for a new generation. This demanding oral poetry of the early 21st century has defined a vanguard of lithely...

Interpreters as Diplomats: A Diplomatic History of the Role of Interpreters in World Politics

Author: Ruth Roland  |  Isbn: 9780776605012  |  File size: 15MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book looks at the role played throughout history by translators and interpreters in international relations. It considers how political linguistics function and have...

MLA Handbook, 8 edition

Author: The Modern Language Association of America  |  Isbn: 9781603292627  |  File size: 6.2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Modern Language Association, the authority on research and writing, takes a fresh look at documenting sources in the eighth edition of...

Orientalismus und demokratische Öffentlichkeit

Author: Floris Biskamp  |  Isbn: 9783837635904  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 444  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Seit Jahren wird in politischer Öffentlichkeit und Wissenschaft heftig darüber gestritten, welches Sprechen über den Islam als legitimer Teil demokratischer Debatten zu...

Festival & Events Management

Author: Ian Yeoman  |  Isbn: 9780750658720  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Festival and Events Management: an international perspective is a unique text looking at the central role of events management in the cultural, tourism and arts industries....

Oral Poetics & Cognitive Science

Author: Cristóbal Pagán Cánovas and Mihailo Antovic  |  Isbn: 9783110348385  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 203  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Oral Poetics has produced insights that are relevant not only for the study of oral traditions, but also for our general understanding of...

Nameless Offences: Homosexual Desire in the 19th Century

Author: H.G. Cocks  |  Isbn: 9781860648908  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Homosexuality became increasingly visible in 19th-century English society and problems related to the ""secret vice"" and the ""love that dare not speak its name"" go to...

The Difficulty of Difference: Psychoanalysis, Sexual Difference & Film Theory

Author: D. N. Rodowick  |  Isbn: 041572676X  |  File size: 8.3+2.7MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 177  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book argues that serious misreadings of Freud and Lacan on sexual difference have characterized prevailing models of psychoanalytic film criticism. In...

The Acquisition of L2 Mandarin Prosody

Author: Chunsheng Yang  |  Isbn: 9789027243713  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 193  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book examines the acquisition of L2 Mandarin prosody, a less explored area in SLA. While acknowledging that tone acquisition is one of the most important aspects...

The Routledge Course in Chinese Media Literacy

Author: Chris Wen-chao Li and Josephine H. Tsao  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Routledge Course in Chinese Media Literacy is aimed at lower advanced level students of Mandarin who wish to build media literacy in the Chinese...

Changing Family Size in England & Wales

Author: Alice Reid and Eilidh Garrett  |  Isbn: 9780521801539  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 554  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume is an important study in demographic history. Garrett, Reid, SchÜrer and Szreter use techniques and approaches drawn from demography, history...

The Ancient Languages of Syria-Palestine & Arabia

Author: Roger D. Woodard  |  Isbn: 9780521684989  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book, derived from the acclaimed Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages, describes the ancient languages of Syria-Palestine and Arabia, for the...

African-American Faith in America

Author: Larry Murphy  |  Isbn: 9780816049905  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A survey of the history of African-American religion, this publication discusses the many ways that African-Americans celebrate faith, the significant role that faith has...

Matthew Campbell, Michael Perraudin

Author: Matthew Campbell and Michael Perraudin  |  Isbn: 9781783080618  |  File size: 7.8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture ‘The Voice of the People’ presents a series of essays on literary aspects of the European folk revival of the eighteenth and...

A Tortilla Is Like Life: Food & Culture in the San Luis Valley of Colorado

Author: Carole M. Counihan  |  Isbn: 9780292719811  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Located in the southern San Luis Valley of Colorado, the remote and relatively unknown town of Antonito is home to an overwhelmingly Hispanic population struggling...

Islamic Ethics: Divine Command Theory in Arabo-Islamic Thought

Author: Mariam al-Attar  |  Isbn: 9780415555197  |  File size: 1.4MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the...