1 Marvin Harris
Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witches
商品説明：One of America's leading anthropolgists offers solutions to the perplexing question of why people behave the way they do. Why do Hindus worship cows? Why do Jews and Moslems refuse to eat pork? Why did so many people in post-medieval Europe believe in witches? Marvin Harris answers these and other perplexing questions about human behavior, showing that no matter how bizarre a people's behavior may...
2 Lafcadio Hearn
Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan
商品説明：This is a complete, two-volume set of one of the greatest books of 19th century Japanese history and culture. Though Lafcadio Hearn went on to write a dozen more books on Japan, this collection of first impressions remains his most popular. Among the reasons is that here, more than anywhere else, the author most vividly captured a place that so affected him that he stayed for the rest of his life....
4 Marina Galatioto/Alice Amoretti
Il Mondo degli Outfit
商品説明：Il Mondo degli Outfit è una guida sul mondo della moda e dello stile. Che cosa significa il termine Outfit? Cos'è? Come migliorare la propria immagine con gli outfit migliori? E poi abbinare i colori secondo il cerchio di Itten. Come sceglire quelli che mettono in risalto il colore degli occhi, dei capelli, dell'incarnato. Sei una Fashion Victim o una Fashionista? Le professioni legate al Mondo de...
5 Gregory McNamee
Tortillas, Tiswin, and T-Bones
商品説明：In this entertaining history, Gregory McNamee explores the many ethnic and cultural traditions that have contributed to the food of the Southwest. He traces the origins of the cuisine to the arrival of humans in the Americas, the work of the earliest farmers of Mesoamerica, and the most ancient trade networks joining peoples of the coast, plains, and mountains. From the ancient chile pepper and ag...
7 Frances Smith Foster
'Til Death Or Distance Do Us Part
商品説明：Conventional wisdom tells us that marriage was illegal for African Americans during the antebellum era, and that if people married at all, their vows were tenuous ones: "until death or distance do us part." It is an impression that imbues beliefs about black families to this day. But it's a perception primarily based on documents produced by abolitionists, the state, or other partisans. It doesn't...
8 Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly/Ligaran
Goethe et Diderot
商品説明：Extrait : "Pendant que les Prussiens obusaient Paries, je lisais Goethe. La librairie Hachette m'avait envoyé, avant le siège, pour en rendre compte dans un journal, la traduction des ses Œuvres complètes, et, entre deux gardes, je les étudiais revenant, pour les affermir ou pour les jeter bas en moi, à des opinions que j'avais déjà exprimées..." À PROPOS DES ÉDITIONS LIGARAN : Les éditions LIGARA...
9 Mary Giraudo Beck
Heroes and Heroines
商品説明："Mary Beck’s collection of legends from Tlingit and Haida folklore provides an excellent look at not only the mythology but the value and culture of these Southeast Alaska Natives." - Jan O’Meara Homer News Over uncounted generations the Tlingits and Haidas of Southeast Alaska developed a spoken literature as robust and distinctive as their unique graphic art style, and passed it from the old to t...
10 Toyin Falola
Decolonizing African Knowledge
商品説明：Addressing the consequences of European slavery, colonialism, and neo-colonialism on African history, knowledge and its institutions, this innovative book applies autoethnography to the understanding of African knowledge systems. Considering the 'Self' and Yoruba Being (the individual and the collective) in the context of the African decolonial project, Falola strips away Eurocentric influences an...
11 Rachel Worth
Fashion and Class
商品説明：In what ways do changing notions of social class correspond with key developments in the history of fashion? Focusing on examples ranging from 18th-century Britain to aspects of the global fashion industry in the early 21st century, Fashion and Class examines the meaning and evolution of the term 'class', from its Marxist origins to modern day interpretations. Did industrialisation, technological ...
12 Michael McCaughan
商品説明：‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’ ‘A hugely enjoyable linguistic travelogue that is also a sort of love story: full of passion, lightness, but, also, commitment. McCaughan’s engaging prose is a joy to read. Discover the Sex Pistols’ connection with Cúil Aodha and many another startling fact abo...
13 Stefano Young
商品説明：Marrying Korean follows Stefano, an MIT graduate, as he meets the Korean woman who would become his wife and wonders to himself if he could even locate her country on a map. From his first tastes of soju, his first Korean drama addiction, and his first time getting naked with his girlfriend’s father to taekwondo sparring, interviewing at Samsung, and visiting an abalone-farming family on the remot...
14 Asya Draganova
Popular Music in Contemporary Bulgaria
商品説明：Bulgarian popular music, the meanings it articulates, and the infrastructures of its creation, operates within a web of inter-dependencies with changing social and political contexts. Positioned on the edge of Europe, between the cultural constructs of the 'East' and 'West', Bulgarian popular music negotiates the complexities of perceived 'global' values and specificities of the 'local'. This book...
15 Bonnie Leone
Detroit's Holy Family Church
商品説明：A treasury of photos and stories celebrating this historic landmark and Detroit’s Italian-American community. The traditions of the Sicilians and Italians have been a part of Detroit since the early 1900s, and Holy Family Church represents the very root of this community’s soul, maintaining the culture and the rituals their ancestors brought with them to America over a century ago. Some of these c...
16 Maja Tabea Jerrentrup
A Twisted Style
商品説明：In "western" cultures, some people have chosen a dreadlock hairstyle, despite many in mainstream society looking at it in a negative light. This book deals with contradictions surrounding the hairstyle such as often representing a protest against the prevailing right-wing political systems, yet also emphasizing the white person’s power to appropriate any style. Based on interviews and close observ...
17 Bethan Holt
The Duchess of Cambridge
商品説明：Thrust into the global spotlight on her engagement to Prince William, Kate wore a sapphire blue wrap dress by London-based label Issa that promptly sold out. It was the first step in Kate's evolution to become the modern royal style icon she is today – the Duchess of Cambridge. In the decade since, Kate has become the Duchess of Cambridge, a future Queen and a mother of three. Her outfits range fr...
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19 Margo Lestz
Curious Histories of Provence: Tales from the South of France
商品説明：Ahh, Provence… that magical place in the south of France. It fills our minds with images of lazy, sunny days sitting in the central square of a quaint village, just drinking in the ambience. While that’s all very pleasant, you can add an extra layer of enjoyment to your Provençal experience by discovering the stories and histories that shaped this area and its people. Here are just a few of the ta...