Skywatchers, Shamans & Kings: Astronomy & the Archaeology of by Edwin C. Krupp

By Edwin C. Krupp

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A preeminent author & researcher in archaeoastronomy, Krupp has visited & photographed over 1300 historical & prehistoric websites all around the globe. He offers a desirable survey of the astronomical ideals & myths of historical cultures around the globe, similar to how the area used to be created, celestial powers that govern typical procedures, & our position within the cosmos.

Describes the exciting rituals every one tradition constructed to worship the gods of the sky & how those rituals ended in the sector of contemporary astronomy. includes new, formerly undisclosed examine on websites in Egypt, China, Tibet, India, the yank Southwest & different nations.

Includes one hundred fifty photographs, drawings & illustrations--many of that have by no means been obvious ahead of.

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America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 2: Places by Kirk Schriefer

By Kirk Schriefer

The United States From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 publication sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy studying and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yank event that may really curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the USA but additionally rookies in another country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, background, geography and tradition of this nice state. even though the passages are restricted to an simple point of language trouble, their kind continues to be bright and genuine. Readers should be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed via the great thing about the Grand Canyon, enthusiastic about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by way of the occasions surrounding Watergate.

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A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell by D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

The 1st accomplished advisor to anthropological stories of advanced organizations• bargains the 1st finished connection with the anthropological examine of complicated organizations
• information how organizational thought and study in company has followed anthropology’s key notion of tradition, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development
• Highlights pioneering theoretical views starting from symbolic and semiotic techniques to neuroscientific frameworks for learning modern organizations
• Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions of firm companies and of non-governmental organisations operating within the globalizing economy
• issues coated contain organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive versions and workforce development, organizational dysfunctions, international networked organisations, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• offers a physique of labor that displays the breadth and intensity of the sphere of organizational anthropology and makes the case for the significance of the sphere within the anthropology of the twenty-first century

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Human Cell Culture Protocols by Claire Linge (auth.), Joanna Picot (eds.)

By Claire Linge (auth.), Joanna Picot (eds.)

In this moment variation of a well-liked and largely acclaimed selection of laboratory tools, a panel of major gurus have completely introduced up to date and optimized its cellphone tradition options for a large variety of human cellphone varieties proper to human sickness. each one strategy can be utilized to enquire a large spectrum of vital approaches, starting from the pathogenesis of illness, to the learn of metabolic techniques, to regulate of proliferation and differentiation. New to this variation are chapters on fibroblasts, Schwann cells, gastric and colonic epithelial cells, and parathyroid cells. The protocols stick to the profitable tools in Molecular medication™ sequence layout, each one supplying step by step laboratory directions, an advent outlining the primary in the back of the method, lists of the mandatory apparatus and reagents, and pointers on troubleshooting and keeping off identified pitfalls.
Wide-ranging and hugely sensible, Human mobile tradition, moment variation, offers amateur and skilled researchers alike with a close, step by step consultant to winning tradition human cells today.

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Culture Contacts and the Making of Cultures: Papers in by Rakefet Sela-Sheffy & Gideon Toury, editors

By Rakefet Sela-Sheffy & Gideon Toury, editors

To talk of “Culture Contacts and the Making of Cultures” is in reality to discuss the elemental approaches in which cultures are shaped and maintained. there's a seeming contradiction among those agendas of inquiry: whereas “the making of cultures” inspires the research of targeted efforts invested within the construction of discrete social entities via marked cultural limitations, “culture contacts” demands the hunt of the fluidity of such entities and the consistent complicated move and alternate among them. yet in fact, it's the interaction among the 2 forces that underlie cultural dynamics in no matter what social environment, from (what appear to be) the main rigidly closed and “uncontaminated” ones to those who appear super heterogeneous and unsettled. it's the knowing of this multifaceted tradition dynamics because the equipment that makes social worlds going which has been the driver of Itamar Even-Zohar’s life-long scholarly undertaking, to which he has been dedicating his highbrow paintings for over 40 years, in thought in addition to an extended sequence of case experiences. Encompassing wisdom of such a lot of various cultures, their languages, histories and daily practices, from medieval Scandinavian and Russian conversing territories, via glossy nationwide Hebrew, Italian or Iberian cultures, to contemporary advancements in modern Iceland and Newfoundland, Even-Zohar has gathered vastly different facts, all of which underlie his large theoretical view of such techniques of socio-cultural formation, switch, consolidation or disintegration. This quantity of papers by way of Even-Zohar’s colleagues is an expression of the range of his paintings. [Rakefet Sela-Sheffy, “Introduction”]

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Understanding Japanese Society by Joy Hendry

By Joy Hendry

It is a welcome new version of this bestselling textbook. It offers a transparent, obtainable and readable creation to jap society which doesn't require any earlier wisdom of the rustic. totally up to date, revised and accelerated, the third version comprises new fabric on:
· the results of the Asian drawback and recession in Japan
· the emergence of the millennial cults comparable to the Aum Shinrikyo
· significant advances in activity and relaxation similar to the 2002 international Cup and the fantastic international cultural luck of Pokemon and jap animation and machine games
· the tumultuous adjustments of the japanese ruling elite
· the Ainu and different jap minorities
· debates in regards to the way forward for the japanese structure and the resurgence of nationalism and militarism.

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Queer Airwaves: The Story of Gay and Lesbian Broadcasting by Gail Johnson, Michael C Keith

By Gail Johnson, Michael C Keith

This ebook is either a retrospective background of the homosexual community's use of digital media as a fashion of networking and making a experience of group, and an exam of the present scenario, an research and significant review of gay/lesbian digital media. Keith and Johnson use unique interviews and oral heritage to delineate where of digital media within the lives of this more and more obvious and vocal minority in the US.

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Bad Girls Need Love Too: Pleasure Yourself With Pulp Fiction by Gary Lovisi

By Gary Lovisi

This can be one of these nice little e-book at the bygone period of kitschy pulp fiction and celebrates brazen broads, vixens, cakes, hussies and different undesirable women. The booklet showcases round a hundred covers and 60 excerpts which are steamy, campy goodness. If you're an exceptional lady now, you won't be by the point you end this simply because you'll quickly see that being undesirable is plenty extra enjoyable. nearly two hundred pages and I'd say possibly 20 have textual content on them. What little textual content that may be came across are cheesy/smutty excepts from the novels. the remainder are covers depicting girls in various states of undress. i'll discuss using gentle and shadows or chiarascuro (which i do know i didn't spell correct) yet you recognize what you're entering into if you happen to choose this e-book up. thankfully, a few nice artists acquired their begin illustrating smut paperbacks. There are a few via Robert McGinnis and Robert Macguire, for instance. If you're into lurid pulp artwork, this can be the e-book for you. This e-book is humorous, attractive, campy, and devilishly scrumptious. The layout is superb and displays the frolicking enjoyable of the booklet covers and outlandish over-the-top excerpts from contained in the vintage pulp titles. I additionally benefit from the indisputable fact that the ebook is hardcover and the scale of the pulp fiction paperbacks it so joyfully celebrates. even supposing steamy, there's a splendidly comical caliber approximately this ebook. girls are wantant floozies and males are suckers for harmful dames. not anyone is politcally right. I hugely suggest the publication for somebody searching for a great time, and a superb giggle.

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The New Yorker: The 90th Anniversary Book of Cartoons

The hot Yorker is an American journal of reportage, remark, feedback, essays, fiction, cartoons, satire and poetry released via Conde Nast guides. beginning as a weekly within the mid-1920s, the journal is now released forty seven instances in keeping with yr, with 5 of those matters overlaying two-week spans. even if its reports and occasions listings frequently concentrate on cultural lifetime of ny urban, the hot Yorker has a large viewers outdoor of recent York and united states. it's popular in its commentaries on pop culture and kooky Americana; its consciousness to fashionable fiction via the inclusion of brief tales and literary studies; its rigorous truth checking and copyediting; its journalism on global politics and social concerns; and its recognized, single-panel cartoons sprinkled all through every one issue.

New Yorker journal (2015) provides: The ninetieth Anniversary e-book of Cartoons. With greater than 262.5 Cartoons you need to examine Now (Or Later, If You're Busy Googling Cats). From the easiest journal: the simplest Cartoons, through the simplest Cartoonists! together with 9 many years of Eustace Tilley - Drawings through Barry Blitt. Iconic Cartoons From the Icons of Cartooning: Charles Addams, Peter Arno, George sales space, Roz Chast, And: a brand new group You Haven't Heard Of yet Will! Sequentially Paginated for simple entry! Plus: a distinct component of Radio-Friendly Cartoons!

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