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.

  • Common Places

    Common Places
    Svetlana BOYM, Svetlana Boym

  • Privatizar la cultura

    Privatizar la cultura
    Chin-tao Wu

    Chin-tao Wu no pierde de vista el caso Guggenheim de Bilbao. ¿«Una historia de Cenicienta»?, como diría The new York Times, o por el contrario, « ¿representa la última invasión por parte de la alta cultura estadounidense como …

  • 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.

  • It

    It
    Alexa Chung

    Alexa Chung's IT: the Top Ten Bestseller from the international fashion muse and Vogue contributing editor Now a Penguin paperback, this one-off collection of Alexa Chung's writing, doodles and photographs combines stories of early style …

  • Account of the Kingdom of Nepal

    Account of the Kingdom of Nepal
    Francis Buchanan Hamilton

    And Of The Territories Annexed To This Dominion By The House Of Gorkha Untill The Year 1814.

  • The Time of the Monkey Rooster and Dog

    The Time of the Monkey, Rooster, and Dog
    Charles A. Hobbie

    In The Time of the Monkey, Rooster, and Dog, author Charles A. Hobbie details his service in Korea as a Peace Corps volunteer teaching English. It was a time of awakening for both Korea and for Hobbie.

  • 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.

  • Eternal Egypt

    Eternal Egypt
    Richard J. Reidy

    This is a practical intermediate level text for those wishing to worship the great deities of ancient Egypt in as authentic a manner as possible, and by so doing tap into the great spiritual heritage that sustained Egyptian culture for over …

  •  Ad nde van los chinos cuando mueren

    ¿Adónde van los chinos cuando mueren?
    Ángel Villarino

    Al fin y al cabo, ¿adónde van los chinos cuando mueren? ¿Acaban en el cementerio, o en la cocina del restaurante? ¿Suben al cielo de los inmigrantes trabajadores y modélicos o descienden a los infiernos de los evasores de impuestos y …

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