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Japanese Culture by H. Paul Varley [Repost]  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Nov. 16, 2015
Japanese Culture by H. Paul Varley [Repost]

Japanese Culture by H. Paul Varley
English | 31 May 2000 | ISBN: 0824821521, 0824822927 | 398 Pages | PDF | 22 MB

An introduction to Japanese history and culture. This fourth edition includes expanded sections on numerous topics, among which are samurai values, Zen Buddhism, the tea ceremony, Confucianism in the Tokugawa period, the story of the 47 ronin, and mass culture in contemporary times.

Brand Culture by Jonathan Schroeder  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Oct. 15, 2015
Brand Culture by Jonathan Schroeder

Brand Culture by Jonathan Schroeder
English | 24 Nov. 2005 | ISBN: 0415355982, 0415355990 | 218 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This fascinating book shows that neither managers nor consumers completely control branding processes – cultural codes constrain how brands work to produce meaning. Placing brands firmly within the context of culture, it investigates these complex foundations.
Race and Ethnicity in Anglo-Saxon Literature (Studies in Medieval History and Culture) by Stephen Harris

Race and Ethnicity in Anglo-Saxon Literature (Studies in Medieval History and Culture) by Stephen Harris
English | 9 Oct. 2003 | ISBN: 0415968720 | 316 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

What makes English literature English ? This question inspires Stephen Harris's wide-ranging study of Old English literature. From Bede in the eighth century to Geoffrey of Monmouth in the twelfth, Harris explores the intersections of race and literature before the rise of imagined communities.

Music and Technoculture (Music Culture) by Andrew Ross  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Sept. 12, 2015
Music and Technoculture (Music Culture) by Andrew Ross

Music and Technoculture (Music Culture) by Andrew Ross
English | 29 Oct. 2003 | ISBN: 0819565148, 081956513X | 416 Pages | PDF | 2 MB

Moving from web to field, from Victorian parlor to 21st-century mall, the 15 essays gathered here yield new insights regarding the intersection of local culture, musical creativity and technological possibilities.

Protocols for Neural Cell Culture by Sergey Fedoroff  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Sept. 11, 2015
Protocols for Neural Cell Culture by Sergey Fedoroff

Protocols for Neural Cell Culture by Sergey Fedoroff
English | 1 May 2001 | ISBN: 0896039021 | 366 Pages | PDF | 36 MB

Sergey Fedoroff and Arleen Richardson extensively revise, update, and expand their best-selling and highly praised collection of readily reproducible neural tissue culture protocols.
Mapping the Godzone: Primer on New Zealand Literature and Culture by William J. Schafer

Mapping the Godzone: Primer on New Zealand Literature and Culture by William J. Schafer
English | 31 Dec. 1998 | ISBN: 0824820169 | 216 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

This text grew out of the American author's attempts to focus his impressions of New Zealand's literary culture and relate its mental and moral landscape to that of the USA. Through an idiosyncratic selection of contemporary novels and films, Schafer opens up a complex and compelling world.
Locations of the Sacred: Essays on Religion, Literature and Canadian Culture by William Closson James

Locations of the Sacred: Essays on Religion, Literature and Canadian Culture by William Closson James
English | Mar. 1998 | ISBN: 0889202931 | 288 Pages | PDF | 15 MB

"Where do Canadians encounter religious meaning? Not where they used to!" In ten lively and wide-ranging essays, William Closson James examines various derivations of the sacred in contemporary Canadian culture.
Home in Hollywood: The Imaginary Geography of Cinema (Film and Culture) by Elisabeth Bronfen

Home in Hollywood: The Imaginary Geography of Cinema (Film and Culture) by Elisabeth Bronfen
English | 12 Nov. 2004 | ISBN: 0231121776, 0231121768 | 321 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

This engaging and provocative book proposes that Hollywood has created an imaginary cinematic geography filled with people and places we recognize and to which we are irresistibly drawn. Each viewing of a film stirs, in a very real and charismatic way, feelings of home, and…

Education as Cultivation in Chinese Culture by Shihkuan Hsu  

Posted by tanas.olesya at Aug. 21, 2015
Education as Cultivation in Chinese Culture by Shihkuan Hsu

Education as Cultivation in Chinese Culture by Shihkuan Hsu
English | 30 Nov. 2014 | ISBN: 981287223X | 286 Pages | PDF | 5 MB

Given the increasing global interest in Chinese culture, this book uses case studies to describe and interpret Chinese cultivation in contemporary Taiwanese schools. Cultivation is a concept unique to Chinese culture and is characterized by different attitudes towards teaching and learning compared to Western models of education.
Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of Culture by Maria Eugenia Cotera

Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of Culture by Maria Eugenia Cotera
English | 5 Feb. 2009 | ISBN: 0292718683 | 300 Pages | PDF | 3 MB

In the early twentieth century, three women of color helped shape a new world of ethnographic discovery.