By Lawrence R Samuel
This ebook is way greater than an authoritative and compelling examine the cultural historical past of the supernatural over the past century in America―it additionally explains why we wish to believe.
• stocks thousands of real-life tales, and makes use of countless numbers of resources, lots of them forgotten
• offers a bibliography of authoritative books and articles, either in help of and arguing opposed to ideals within the supernatural
By Tomas Pernecky
The contemporary proliferation of occasions as a subject matter of analysis in its personal correct has signalled the emergence of a brand new box – occasion reviews. notwithstanding, while the management-inspired suggestion of deliberate occasions, which strives for conceptual slenderness, might certainly be necessary for occasion managers, the instant we strive to strengthen wisdom approximately occasions as social, cultural and political phenomena, we have an understanding of the level to which the sphere is theoretically impoverished. occasion experiences, it really is argued, needs to go beyond overt business-like views in an effort to grab occasions of their complexities.
This publication demanding situations the reader to arrive past the verified modes of puzzling over occasions by means of putting them opposed to a backdrop of a lot wider, serious discourse. Approaches and techniques in occasion Studies emerges as a conceptual and methodological travel de force—comprising the works of students of various backgrounds coming jointly to deal with a variety of philosophical, theoretical, and methods-related difficulties. The components lined contain the thoughts of eventification and eventual ways to occasions, a mobilities paradigm, rhizomatic occasions, severe discourse research, visible tools, reflexive and ethnographic learn into occasions, and indigenous acumen.
Researchers and scholars engaged within the learn of occasions will draw a lot thought from the contributions and from the quantity as a whole.
By Ruth Stark,Bill Bicknell
By Mark W. Nichols
By Priscilla L. Walton
Our Cannibals, Ourselves is an interdisciplinary research of cannibalism in modern tradition. It demonstrates how what we take for brand new traditional tradition is imaginatively and traditionally rooted in very strong techniques of the come across among our personal and diverse, usually "threatening," cultures from world wide. Walton indicates that the taboo on cannibalism is seriously strengthened simply partially out of worry of cannibals themselves; in its place, cannibalism is evoked so as to use worry for different reasons, together with the sale of worry entertainment.
Ranging from literature to well known journalism, movie, tv, and discourses on disorder, Our Cannibals, Ourselves presents an all-encompassing, insightful meditation on what occurs to pop culture while it is going global.
By Kent Meyers
Meyers’s father is the primary determine round whom those stories revolve. After his father’s demise, Meyers fills his footwear out of necessity and appreciate. In doing so, he discovers that his father used to be an excellent instructor and that he himself isn't any longer a boy yet a guy. possibly the main relocating passages of The Witness of Combines acknowledge the simultaneous unhappiness and delight of becoming up based on dying. Meyers recollects planting and harvesting the final crop, promoting the kin farm, and different emotional moments in a testomony to his father, the kinfolk bond, and the worth of tough work.
By John J. Winkler
By Timothy Michael May
The Gobi desolate tract, chilly mountainous areas, and vicious weather of Mongolia go away it with one of many lowest inhabitants densities on the planet. still, Mongolians are pleased with their lengthy historical past, and hold even this day their customs of the earlier. during this all-inclusive research of latest Mongolian lifestyles, readers will find out about nomadic existence nonetheless practiced at the present time. different issues lined comprise Buddhism and different religions, literature, arts, delicacies, costume, family members lifestyles, fairs and rest actions, social customs, and way of life. can also contains an outline of Chinggis Khan, the daddy of the Mongol Empire, and his legacy in Mongolian tradition at the present time. excellent for top tuition and undergraduate scholars, this quantity is a necessary addition to library shelves.
By Stefania Aphel Barzini
By Aisha K. Gill,C. Strange,K. Roberts