Books in category Social Science – Customs & Traditions

  • The Chinese Fashion Industry

    The Chinese Fashion Industry
    Jianhua Zhao

    What roles do the local and the global play in the dramatic changes? This book offers a historically informed, ethnographically grounded and interpretive analysis of contemporary Chinese fashion and the fashion industry.

  • 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.

  • Macrobius Saturnalia Books 3 5

    Macrobius: Saturnalia, Books 3-5
    Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius, Robert A. Kaster

    A full introduction places the work in its cultural context and analyzes its construction, while indexes of names, subjects, and ancient works cited in both text and notes make the work more readily accessible than ever before.

  • Cajun Country

    Cajun Country
    Barry Jean Ancelet, Jay Edwards, Glen Pitre

    The first book in the Folklife in the South series and by far the broadest look at traditional Cajun culture ever assembled. It not only describes the traditions as they are but also explains how they came to be.

  • The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday

    The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday
    Neil MacFarquhar

    In The Media Relations Department of Hizbollah Wishes You a Happy Birthday MacFarquhar shares a lesser known side of the region, the story he always wanted to file.

  • The Chiga of Uganda

    The Chiga of Uganda
    May Mandelbaum Edel

    This book will be indispensable to anthropologists, Africanists, and historians.

  • Daily Life During the Holocaust

    Daily Life During the Holocaust
    Eve Nussbaum Soumerai, Carol D. Schulz

    Personal stories as well as historical facts examine the lives of Holocaust victims as they tried to maintain a normal life during this horrific period in history

  • 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 Iambics of Newfoundland

    The Iambics of Newfoundland
    Robert Finch

    For nearly a decade, Robert Finch traveled around the ?edge of North AmericaOCO ? the stunning yet seriously inhospitable island of Newfoundland.

  • Love Luck Lessons for Life

    Love, Luck & Lessons for Life
    Ruth Binney

    The fascinating answers to the questions of everyday life are all in Love, Luck and Lessons for Life.

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