Books in category Social Science – Customs & Traditions

  • Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic

    Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic
    Clayton E. Cramer

    He further supports the work of other scholars who have lately examined the role of Scots-Irish immigrants in creating a distinctive southern back-country culture of "honor violence" including dueling and brawling.

  • Grandma s Remedies

    Grandma’s Remedies
    Cherry Chappell

    Grandma's Remedies brings together a beguiling collection of them, gathered from dusty medicine chests found in attics, recalled from childhoods long past, or discovered in family archives and libraries.

  • The Spirit of the Mountains

    The Spirit of the Mountains
    Emma Bell Miles

    '" –The Southern Quarterly . Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919) also wrote numerous poems and short stories that appeared in such publications of the period as Harpers Monthly, Century, and Lippincott's.

  • Luxury

    Luxury
    Patrizia Calefato

    This groundbreaking text examines luxury and its relationship with desire, status, consumption and economic value, exploring why luxury remains prominent even in the context of a global recession.

  • Between Foreign and Family

    Between Foreign and Family
    Helene K. Lee

    Between Foreign and Family explores the impact of inconsistent rules of ethnic inclusion and exclusion on the economic and social lives of Korean Americans and Korean Chinese living in Seoul.

  • Culture Works

    Culture Works
    Arlene Dávila

    Culture Works addresses and critiques an important dimension of the “work of culture,” an argument made by enthusiasts of creative economies that culture contributes to the GDP, employment, social cohesion, and other forms of neoliberal …

  • Anglo Saxon Deviant Burial Customs

    Anglo-Saxon Deviant Burial Customs
    Andrew Reynolds

    A detailed study of the ways in which Anglo-Saxon society dealt with social outcasts.

  • Politeness in East Asia

    Politeness in East Asia
    Dániel Z. Kádár, Sara Mills

    This book is essential reading for those interested in intercultural communication, linguistics and East Asian languages.

  • Dueling in the Old South

    Dueling in the Old South
    Jack K. Williams

    This history of the social custom of pistol dueling in the antebellum South documents the rules for its conduct, its causes, and its typical participants.

  • A Forgotten Empire Vijayanagar

    A Forgotten Empire (Vijayanagar)
    Robert Sewell

    22 cm., Hampi (India), Vijyanagar Empire- History

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