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The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism & Translation in the Americas

Author: Vera M. Kutzinksi  |  Isbn: 0801451159  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The poet Langston Hughes was a tireless world traveler and a prolific translator, editor, and marketer. Translations of his own writings traveled even more widely than...

The History of Scotland

Author: Fiona Somerset Fry and Peter Fry  |  Isbn: 9780415066013  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 1985  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An ideal volume for anyone wanting a brisk overview of North Britain from the year dot to the twentieth century. Download book...

From Head to Hand: Art & the Manual

Author: David Levi Strauss  |  Isbn: 9780195391220  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In his third book, Strauss delves into the mysterious process whereby an idea is born in the mind and materialized through the hand in the expression of an artwork....

A Brief History of Iraq

Author: Hala Mundhir Fattah  |  Isbn: 9780816057672  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 318  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is a comprehensive guide to more than 6,000 years of history in Iraq. Covering everything from the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations to the fall of Saddam...

Être un homme: 75 auteurs réunis par Colum McCann

Author: Collectif and Colum McCANN  |  Isbn: 9782714458636  |  File size: 0.2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: French  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Se porter responsable de l'existence d'un autre – ne serait-ce qu'un instant – est un acte qui peut affecter toute une vie, se fondre dans un récit...

Images of Egypt in Early Biblical Literature

Author: Stephen C. Russell  |  Isbn: 9783110221718  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 280  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book suggests a regional paradigm for understanding the development of the traditions about Egypt and the exodus in the Hebrew Bible. It offers fresh readings...

Language in the Brain: Critical Assessments

Author: Fred C. C. Peng  |  Isbn: 978-0826438843  |  File size: 18MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book assesses current assumptions about how language is acquired, remembered and retained as impulses in the brain, from the perspective of neurolinguistics,...

Eight Tragedies of Shakespeare: New Edition

Author: Victor Kiernan  |  Isbn: 978-1783606887  |  File size: 25MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Shakespeare s era, dominated by social and economic upheavals, also saw an increase in tragic drama. The playwright s famous eight tragedies, Kiernan argues,...

Baptist & Methodist Faiths in Americ

Author: Founder/Director J Gordon Melton and Julie Ingersoll  |  Isbn: 9780816049929  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Baptist and Methodist Faiths in America is the second of two books in the Faith in America series dealing with the many...

Unbounded Loyalty: Frontier Crossings in Liao China

Author: Naomi Standen  |  Isbn: 9780824829834  |  File size: 22MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 294  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Unbounded Loyalty investigates how frontiers worked before the modern nation-state was invented. The perspective is that of the people in the borderlands who shifted...

The Art of War in the Network Age: Back to the Future

Author: Joseph Henrotin  |  Isbn: 9781848219120  |  File size: 3.33MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 238  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Examining the influence of information technology on the art of war theoretical structure and, beyond, the concrete effects of those technologies on the conduct of...

Augustin Challamel, Frances Cashel Hoey, The history of fashion in France

Author: Other  |  Isbn: 0223548796  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 1882  |  Pages: 173  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Fashion is the expositor, from the standpoint of costume, of our habits and our social relations; in a word, of everything appertaining to the charm of life. Therefore to write...

Encyclopedia of Ancient Deities

Author: Charles Russell Coulter  |  Isbn: 9780786469116  |  File size: 86.9MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 605  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Throughout history, humans have pondered the question of their existence. In nearly every society, part of the answer has included some form of god or...

Islamic Faith in America

Author: Founder/Director J Gordon Melton and James Beverly  |  Isbn: 9780816049837  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This text explores the impact of Muslims on American culture, social issues and politics and offers a glimpse into the lives of the...

New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology

Author: Debra L. Martin and Molly K. Zuckerman  |  Isbn: 9781118962961  |  File size: 7.15MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 536  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Key features include:Contributions which span the breadth of approaches and topics within biological anthropology from the insights granted...

Ancient Ethics: A Critical Introduction

Author: Susan Sauvé Meyer  |  Isbn: 0415940265  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is the first comprehensive guide and only substantial undergraduate level introduction to ancient Greek and Roman ethics. It covers the ethical theories and...

Keyframes

Author: Amy Villarejo and Matthew Tinkcom  |  Isbn: 9780415202824  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Keyframes introduces the study of popular cinema of Hollywood and beyond and responds to the transformative effect of cultural studies on film...

Austria-Hungary & the Successor States

Author: Elizabeth Oakes and Eric Roman  |  Isbn: 9780816045372  |  File size: 24MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 704  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Austria and the Successor States is one of three new volumes introducing Facts On File's new European History series. It provides readers with a...

Authorship & Cultural Identity in Early Greece & China

Author: Dr Alexander Beecroft  |  Isbn: 9780521194310  |  File size: 1.7MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 340  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this book, Alexander Beecroft explores how the earliest poetry in Greece (Homeric epic and lyric) and China (the Canon of Songs) evolved from being local,...

A Brief History of Brazil

Author: Teresa A Meade  |  Isbn: 9780816046720  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 284  |  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,...