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A peasant's Stream Of Consciousness By Harton Mwanza
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A Peasant's Stream Of Consciousness is a collection of ten poems from my play of the same title which came in the top ten shortlist of the BBC African Performance Competition of 2010.The poems... More > journey us through a Sub--Saharan peasant's experiences and perceptions of global issues such as the global financial crisis,soil degradation as a result of chemical use in farming, the effects of global warming, gender laws and the loss of culture in African society.< Less
Pleasant Peasant Adventures #1 Polly Woggin Shmobbin' By Jesse Easley
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A vast world of eccentric cultures, in a time when machines have hearts, with alien lands where reality is ruled by belief and a planet undergoes evolutionary grwoing pains... what happens when four... More > deadbeat friends from a seedy seaport town get their hands on a giant mecha robot? Trouble!< Less
Literacy and the Culture of Domination in Medieval Catalonia By Eugene L. Mendonsa
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Village in Mexico By Peter Coy
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A study of an agricultural community in Mexico was conducted over two periods of 12 and 4 months and was anthropological in purpose. It consciously bore the history of the region in mind, however,... More > and is now presented as a tribute to the ongoing life of the descendants of Chichimec settlers, in the central Valley of Mexico.< Less
Postrahavasta By Yelling Rosa
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This book is based on the view of the common people who survive by using humor when life gives challenges. Jutturunot kertovat kansanihmisten tavasta selvitä vaikeuksista huumorin keinoin. Kirja... More > on suomenkielinen.< Less
The Sentimental Italian By Bridgette Martoccia Knudson
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The author, Bridgette Martoccia Knudson, preserves her heritage and culture through authentic family recipes from her parents' sleepy Italian mountain village. She felt compelled to document these... More > recipes after a near fatal accident befell her father. She realized that his culinary secrets, a large part of her heritage, could have been lost forever. Time spent with her father during his long recovery gave her the inspiration to document the recipes she grew up with. The delicacies of her family are now easy for us to create with this cookbook. The cuisine, although considered "peasant food", is timeless. Through thoughtful methods of combining simple, regional ingredients with common herbs and spices Bridgette shows us that what may be considered a humble dish is truly dinner guest worthy. Throughout the book Bridgette shares 'snapshots' of her childhood alongside her family recipes giving us another glimpse of the heritage and culture she is preserving.< Less
My French Garden By Helen Baker
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It has taken popular author Helen Baker over twenty years to create her beautiful, ecological yet productive garden in France.In doing so, she discovered a different culture, unforgettable neighbours... More > and a breathtaking diversity of wild life to share it.And the story continues to evolve. Laugh with her at French peasant cunning and superstitions. Then discover how daily life outre-Marche makes gardening in France quite different to what any English gardener can ever experience. Starting from abandoned vineyard, Helen Baker now looks out over trees, shrubs, a large orchard, vegetables, soft fruit, lawns, ponds and flower beds galore. Learn the secrets of French success and how the nation has, at last, been seized by the ornamental gardening bug.< Less
Tastes of Southern Italy By Rita and Mariano Pane
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To open this book is as to take the lid off a pot where you can find not only extraordinary and refined recipes, but also traditions and culture of a land rich of tastes, perfumes and colours. Tastes... More > of Southern Italy is lively written by Rita and Mariano Pane, who have tested for years the recipes, which they couple with anecdotes, quotes, memories, and have called as witnesses eminent figures in art, literature and cinema. The book includes up to five hundred recipes from the oldest to the most recent traditions, in a sequence which is not only a simple recipe book, but a precious guide of the most ancient and delicious dishes of Southern cuisine; a love gesture towards a tradition and civilisation which has created these plates in the humble peasant houses and in the powerful aristocrats palaces.< Less
The Underdogs By Mariano Azuela
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"The Underdogs" ("Los de Abajo", 1915) by Mariano Azuela is the story of a middle-class medical student who embraces the ideals of the Mexican revolution and joins a band of... More > rebels led by a charismatic peasant farmer. While the initial sense of crusading zeal is strong, temporary glory disintegrates into bitterness and disillusionment. This Digital Villain Studios: Print is Dead Edition offers this masterpiece of war fiction set during the Mexican Revolution. It is an unabridged replication of the E. Mungia, Jr. translation of "The Underdogs", as originally published in 1929. A portion of the proceeds from the initial sales of this book will go to the Jocelyn Solis Fund and Lecture Series, dedicated to research on human development and globalization. For more information, read more online at JocelynSolis.org< Less
The Underdogs By Mariano Azuela
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"The Underdogs" ("Los de Abajo", 1915) by Mariano Azuela is the story of a middle-class medical student who embraces the ideals of the Mexican revolution and joins a band of... More > rebels led by a charismatic peasant farmer. While the initial sense of crusading zeal is strong, temporary glory disintegrates into bitterness and disillusionment. This Digital Villain Studios: Print is Dead Edition offers this masterpiece of war fiction set during the Mexican Revolution. It is an unabridged replication of the E. Mungia, Jr. translation of "The Underdogs", as originally published in 1929. A portion of the proceeds from the initial sales of this book will go to the Jocelyn Solis Fund and Lecture Series, dedicated to research on human development and globalization. For more information, read more online at JocelynSolis.org< Less

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