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  1. That's Etertainment

    That's Etertainment: Spectacle, Amusement, and Leisure Culture [Paperback]

    Michele Fadda (Editor); Sara Pesce (Editor)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9788869771798
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Out of Series
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    The 20th century witnessed the collapse of the traditional separation between the realm of 'official' culture and that of 'popular' entertainment. This event produced dramatic consequences at all levels of social life in the West, especially in th... .... Learn More
  2. The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism

    The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism: Myth, Literature, and Anthropology [Paperback]

    Andrea Benedetti (Editor); Ulrich van Loyen (Editor)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9788869771361
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
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    The essays contained in this volume explore the historical trajectories along which the Mediterranean has been conceptualized as a cultural, religious and economical resource and how these various aspects are intertwined. While staying clear of a ... .... Learn More
  3. Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity

    Motherhood and Infancies in the Mediterranean in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Margarita Sánchez Romero (Editor); Rosa Cid López (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781789250381
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Childhood in the Past monograph
    Motherhood and childhood are social and cultural constructions that have their origins in prehistoric times and are visible through Greek and Roman discourses in Antiquity. This volume explores various images of maternity and infancy, and the iden... .... Learn More
  4. A History of Cinema Without Names Volume 3

    A History of Cinema Without Names Volume 3 [Paperback]

    Diego Cavallotti (Editor); Simone Dotto (Editor); Leonardo Quaresima (Editor)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9788869771354
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Udine/Gorizia Conference Proceedings
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    History of Cinema Without Names  is an editorial project which gathers research papers presented at Gorizia Conference. It promotes a new research perspective on the notions of film authorship, style, and genre, with the aim of re-ar... .... Learn More
  5. The Alexander Romance: History and Literature

    The Alexander Romance: History and Literature [Hardback]

    Richard Stoneman (Editor); Krzysztof Nawotka (Editor); Agnieszka Wojciechowska (Editor)

    £87.50

    ISBN: 9789492444714
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 25
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    The Alexander Romance is a difficult text to define and to assess justly. From its earliest days it was an open text, which was adapted into a variety of cultures with meanings that themselves vary, and yet seem to carry a strong undercurrent of ... .... Learn More
  6. Nineteenth Century Childhoods in Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Nineteenth Century Childhoods in Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives [Paperback]

    Jane Eva Baxter (Editor); Meredith a.B. Ellis (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781785708435
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Childhood in the Past Monograph
    Volume: 6
    The nineteenth century was a time when the world was becoming increasingly connected through global forces and networks. Colonial and capitalist expansion was bringing the world into closer contact, while nationalism and forms of indigenous resist... .... Learn More
  7. Native Land Talk

    Native Land Talk: Indigenous and Arrivant Rights Theories [Paperback]

    Yael Ben-zvi (Author)

    £42.00

    ISBN: 9781512601466
    Published by : Dartmouth College Press
    Series: Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies
    Histories of rights have too often marginalized Native Americans and African Americans. Correcting this lacuna, Native Land Talk expands our understanding of freedom by examining rights theories that indigenous and African-descended peopl... .... Learn More
  8. Appalachia in Regional Context

    Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters [Hardback]

    Dwight B. Billings (Editor); Ann E. Kingsolver (Editor); Barbara Ellen Smith (Other); John Pickles (Other); John Gaventa (Other)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780813175324
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Place Matters: New Directions in Appalachian Studies
    In an increasingly globalized world, place matters more than ever. Nowhere is that more true than in Appalachian studies - a field which brings scholars, activists, artists, and citizens together around a region to contest misappropriations of res... .... Learn More
  9. Prehistoric Pottery from Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt

    Prehistoric Pottery from Dakhleh Oasis, Egypt [Paperback]

    Ashten R. Warfe (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781785708244
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Dakhleh Oasis Project Monograph
    Volume: 18
    As one of the few surviving artefacts from the late prehistory of north-east Africa, pottery serves as an essential material category by which to explore long-term human development. This book presents a major study on the ceramics recovered from ... .... Learn More
  10. Dying to Eat

    Dying to Eat: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death, and the Afterlife [Hardback]

    Candi K. Cann (Editor); Emily Wu (Other); Jung Eun Sophia Park (Other); Joshua Graham (Other); Lacy K. Crocker (Other)

    £49.00

    ISBN: 9780813174693
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
    Series: Material Worlds
    Food has played a major role in funerary and memorial practices since the dawn of the human race. In the ancient Roman world, for example, it was common practice to build channels from the tops of graves into the crypts themselves, and mourners wo... .... Learn More

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