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How Philosophers Saved Myths

Author: Luc Brisson  |  Isbn: 9780226075358  |  File size: 7MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This study explains how the myths of Greece and Rome were transmitted from antiquity to the Renaissance. Luc Brisson argues that philosophy was ironically responsible for...

Antike und Abendland

Author: Helmut Krasser, Werner Koppenfels, and Wilhelm Kuhlmann  |  Isbn: 9783110186345  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 207  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Book by Werner Koppenfels, Helmut Krasser, Wilhelm Kuhlmann Download book...

Pop-Porn: Pornography in American Culture

Author: Ann C. Hall  |  Isbn: 9780275999209  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2000  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture There is a new wave of pornographic entertainment in contemporary American culture. Liberated from X-rated bookstores and strip clubs, porn is everywhere, and Pop-Porn...

Essay Writing: University Foundation Study Course Book

Author: Amanda Fava-Verde and Anthony Manning  |  Isbn: 9781859649220  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 46  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Transferable Academic Skills Kit: Module 8: Essay Writing The Garnet Education Transferable Academic Skill Kit was short-listed for the Duke of...

Translation & Medicine

Author: Henry Fischbach  |  Isbn: 9789027231857  |  File size: 18.9MB  |  Year: 1998  |  Pages: 188  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The contributors to Translation and Medicine address several broad aspects of medical translation, from the cultural/historic framework of the language of medicine...

Patagonia: A Cultural History

Author: Chris Moss  |  Isbn: 9780195342499  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Forming a vast triangle at the southern tip of South America, Patagonia is a landscape of barren steppes, soaring peaks, and fierce wind, inspiring generations of...

Oh Joy! Oh Rapture!

Author: Ian Bradley  |  Isbn: 9780195167009  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Oh Joy! Oh Rapture! expert and enthusiast Ian Bradley explores the world of Gilbert and Sullivan over the last four and a half decades, looking at the way this...

X Marks the Spot: Women Writers Map the Empire for British Children, 1790-1895

Author: Megan A. Norcia  |  Isbn: 9780821419076  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A Children’s Literature Association Book Award “Honor Book” During the nineteenth century, geography primers shaped the worldviews of Britain’s...

Categorization & Constructional Change in Spanish Expressions of 'Becoming’

Author: Damiaan Chase Vergara Wilson and Damian Vergara Wilson  |  Isbn: 9789004274440  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In "Categorization and Constructional Change" Damian Vergara Wilson uses the Spanish change-of-state construction quedar(se) +...

Black & Ethnic Leaderships

Author: Pnina Werbner  |  Isbn: 9780415041669  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Aimed at academics and students of anthropology, race and ethnic studies, sociology and cultural studies, this volume examines the different forms of leadership in...

La silhouette de l'humain: Quelle place pour le naturalisme dans le monde d’aujourd’hui ?

Author: Daniel Andler and Gallimard  |  Isbn: 9782070729401  |  File size: 4.1MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 576  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Naturalisme ? En quoi la vieille thèse philosophique qui soutient que la nature embrasse tout ce qui existe concerne-t-elle chacun d'entre nous ?...

New Insights into Arabic Translation & Interpreting

Author: Mustapha Taibi  |  Isbn: 9781783095247  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book addresses translation and interpreting with Arabic either as a source or target language. It focuses on new fields of study and professional practice, such as...

The Linguistics of Sign Languages: An introduction

Author: Anne Baker, Beppie van den Bogaerde, and Roland Pfau  |  Isbn: 9789027212313  |  File size: 46MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 393  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture How different are sign languages across the world? Are individual signs and signed sentences constructed in the same way across...

Vignettes from the Late Ming: A Hsiao-p’in Anthology

Author: Yang Ye  |  Isbn: 9780295977331  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This anthology presents seventy translated and annotated short essays, or hsiao-p’in, by fourteen well-known sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Chinese writers....

An Invitation to Cultural Psychology

Author: Jaan Valsiner  |  Isbn: 978-1446248782  |  File size: 33MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: Englisch  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture An Invitation to Cultural Psychology looks at the everyday life worlds of human beings through the lens of a new synthetic perspective in cultural psychology - that...

Writing in Our Time: Canada's Radical Poetries in English

Author: Pauline Butling  |  Isbn: 9780889204300  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Process poetics is about radical poetry ― poetry that challenges dominant world views, values, and aesthetic practices with its use of unconventional punctuation,...

Rereading East Germany: The Literature & Film of the GDR

Author: Karen Leeder  |  Isbn: 9781107006362  |  File size: 4.2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 274  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume is the first to address the culture of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) as a historical entity, but also to trace the afterlife of East Germany in the...

Greek & Roman Mythology A to Z

Author: Kathleen N. Daly  |  Isbn: 9780816051557  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Mythology A to Z series explores the world's most important myths and legends in an accessible style designed for young readers. Each comprehensive volume...

Proust Et Flaubert: Un Secret D'ecriture (Faux Titre): Un Secret D'ecriture (Faux Titre)

Author: Mireille Naturel  |  Isbn: 9789042021662  |  File size: 3.2MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 485  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture En 1908, écrire "un essai sur Ste-Beuve et Flaubert" fait partie des projets de Proust. Certes, il y aura l'article de la NRF, en 1920, "À propos du 'style' de...

Epistemic Indefinites: Exploring Modality Beyond the Verbal Domain

Author: Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Paula Menéndez-Benito  |  Isbn: 9780199665297  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book brings together novel work on the semantics and pragmatics of certain indefinite expressions that also convey modality. These...