White Mythologies

White Mythologies by Robert J.C. Young (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by serpmolot at Nov. 19, 2012
White Mythologies by Robert J.C. Young (Repost)

White Mythologies by Robert J.C. Young (Repost)
English | 2004 | ISBN: 0415311802 | 304 pages | PDF | 2 MB

White Mythologies  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Stalker1984 at Nov. 4, 2011
White Mythologies

Robert J.C. Young, "White Mythologies"
R…ge | ISBN: 0415311802 | 2004 | PDF | 304 pages | 1,75 MB

In 1990, Robert Young's White Mythologies set out to question the very concepts of history and the West. His reflections on these topics provided some of the most important new directions in postcolonial studies and continue to exert a huge influence on the field. This new edition reprints what has quickly become a classic text, along with a substantial new essay reflecting on changes in the field and in the author's own position since publication
The White Shaman Mural : An Enduring Creation Narrative in the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos

The White Shaman Mural :
An Enduring Creation Narrative in the Rock Art of the Lower Pecos

by Carolyn E. Boyd and Kim Cox
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1477310304 | 220 Pages | True PDF | 186 MB

The prehistoric hunter-gatherers of the Lower Pecos Canyonlands of Texas and Coahuila, Mexico, created some of the most spectacularly complex, colorful, extensive, and enduring rock art of the ancient world.

Éloi Laurent, "Nos mythologies économiques"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at Nov. 16, 2016
Éloi Laurent, "Nos mythologies économiques"

Éloi Laurent, "Nos mythologies économiques"
Les Liens qui libèrent | 2016 | ISBN: 1020903235 | French | EPUB | 200 pages | 0.07 MB

L’économie est devenue la grammaire de la politique : elle encadre de ses règles et de ses usages la parole publique, à laquelle ne reste plus que le choix du vocabulaire, de la rhétorique et de l’intonation. Or, pas plus que l’économie n’est une science, la grammaire économique n’est un savoir. Elle relève plutôt de la mythologie : une croyance en un ensemble de représentations collectives aussi puissantes que faussesdécryptés avec brio dans cet ouvrage de l'économiste Éloi Laurent.

Great Mythologies of the World [repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ParRus at May 3, 2016
Great Mythologies of the World [repost]

Great Mythologies of the World
60xWEBRip | English | MP4 | 856 x 480 | AVC ~900 kbps | 30 fps
AAC | 122 kbps | 44.1 KHz | 2 channels | 31:45:58 | 13.7 GB
Genre: eLearning / Mythology, History, Morality

Mythology has provided fascinating and thrilling stories that are central to our lives, even today. The deep-seeded origins and wide-reaching lessons of ancient myths built the foundation for our modern-day legacies. Serving as entertainment, a means to bond, a way to pass along history, and as vessels for important lessons, morals, and rules, myths are prevalent in every civilization worldwide.

TTC Video - Great Mythologies of the World  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Nov. 22, 2015
TTC Video - Great Mythologies of the World

TTC Video - Great Mythologies of the World
Course No. 2380 | .MP4, AVC, 900 kbps, 856x480 | English, AAC, 128 kbps, 2 Ch | 60x30 mins | 13.79 GB
Lecturers: Grant L. Voth, Ph.D., Kathryn McClymond, Ph.D., Julius H. Bailey, Ph.D., Robert André LaFleur, Ph.D.
In the Embrace of the Swan: Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural Theory

In the Embrace of the Swan: Anglo-German Mythologies in Literature, the Visual Arts and Cultural Theory (Spectrum Literaturwissenschaft/ Spectrum Literature) (German Edition) by Rüdiger Görner
De Gruyter; 1 edition | August 17, 2010 | German | ISBN: 3110209586 | 400 pages | PDF | 35 MB

Myths determine the way cultures understand themselves. The papers in this volume examine culturally specific myths in Britain and the German-speaking world, and compare approaches to the theory of myth, together with the ways in which mythological formations operate in literature, aesthetics and politics - with a focus on the period around 1800. They enquire into the consequences of myth-oriented discourses for the way in which these two cultures understand each other, and in this way make a significant contribution to a more profound approach to intercultural research.

Mythologies by Annette Lavers [Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Sept. 14, 2014
Mythologies by Annette Lavers [Repost]

Mythologies by Annette Lavers
Farrar, Straus and Giroux | January 1, 1972 | English | ISBN: 0374521506 | 160 pages | PDF | 2 MB

"[Mythologies] illustrates the beautiful generosity of Barthes's progressive interest in the meaning (his word is signification) of practically everything around him, not only the books and paintings of high art, but also the slogans, trivia, toys, food, and popular rituals (cruises, striptease, eating, wrestling matches) of contemporary life . . . For Barthes, words and objects have in common the organized capacity to say something; at the same time, since they are signs, words and objects have the bad faith always to appear natural to their consumer,…

Roland Barthes, "Mythologies"  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by TimMa at April 13, 2013
Roland Barthes, "Mythologies"

Roland Barthes, "Mythologies"
Publisher: Jonathan Cape | 1991 | ISBN: 022400610X | English | PDF | 164 pages | 2.3 Mb

In this magnificent collection of essays, Barthes explores the myths of mass culture taking subjects as diverse as wrestling, films, plastic and cars, deciphering the symbols and signs within familiar aspects of modern life and, in so doing, unmasking the hidden ideologies and meanings which implicitly affect our thought and behaviour. …

Mythologies: The Complete Edition, in a New Translation (Audiobook)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Jan. 9, 2013
Mythologies: The Complete Edition, in a New Translation (Audiobook)

Mythologies: The Complete Edition, in a New Translation (Audiobook) By Roland Barthes
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1452656193 | 9 hours and 13 minutes | MP3 | 264 MB

What is astrology? Fiction for the bourgeoisie. The Tour de France? An epic. The brain of Einstein? Knowledge reduced to a formula. Like iconic images of movie stars or the rhetoric of politicians, they are fabricated. Once isolated from the events that gave birth to them, these “mythologies” appear for what they are: the ideology of mass culture. When Roland Barthes's groundbreaking Mythologies first appeared in English in 1972, it was immediately recognized as one of the most significant works in French theory-yet nearly half of the essays from the original work were missing. This new edition of Mythologies is the first complete, authoritative English version of the French classic. It includes the brilliant “Astrology,” never published in English before.Mythologies is a lesson in clairvoyance. In a new century where the virtual dominates social interactions and advertisement defines popular culture, it is more relevant than ever.