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Cultural Analysis: Volume 12 By Cultural Analysis
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Cultural Analysis Volume 12 includes: Absent Memories by Frank van Vree, responses by: Aleida Assmann, Marianne Hirsch. Behold the Man: Heroic Masochism and Mel Gibson’s Passion as Masculine... More > Rite of Passage by Steven Gardiner, responses by:Mark Pizzato, Fareed Ben-Youssef Rational and Emotional Fools? by Bo Allesøe Christensen, response by: Philip W. Scher. Book reviews include [Reviewer, Book title (Author)]: Claudia Schwabe, Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations & the Politics of Wonder (Bacchilega) David J. Puglia, Sensing the Past: Hollywood Stars and Historical Vision (Cullen) Adrienne Gerard, Stuff (Miller) Spencer Green, Latter-day Lore: Mormon Folklore Studies (Eliason and Mould)< Less
Cultural Analysis Vol. 7: Memory By Cultural Analysis
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Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes... More > notes, reviews, and responses. In this issue: Ihab Saloul Maastricht University, The Netherlands "Performative Narrativity": Palestinian Identity and the Performance of Catastrophe Timothy R. Tangherlini University of California, Los Angeles, USA "Where was I?": Personal Experience Narrative, Crystallization and Some Thoughts on Tradition Memory Sara Reith The University of Aberdeen, Scotland Through the "Eye of the Skull": Memory and Tradition in a Traveling Landscape Guy Beiner Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel In Anticipation of a Post-Memory Boom Syndrome< Less
Cultural Analysis Vol. 7: Memory By Cultural Analysis
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Cultural Analysis is an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to investigating expressive and everyday culture. The journal features analytical research articles, but also includes... More > notes, reviews, and responses. In this issue: Ihab Saloul Maastricht University, The Netherlands "Performative Narrativity": Palestinian Identity and the Performance of Catastrophe Timothy R. Tangherlini University of California, Los Angeles, USA "Where was I?": Personal Experience Narrative, Crystallization and Some Thoughts on Tradition Memory Sara Reith The University of Aberdeen, Scotland Through the "Eye of the Skull": Memory and Tradition in a Traveling Landscape Guy Beiner Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel In Anticipation of a Post-Memory Boom Syndrome< Less
The Evolution of Culture By Augustus Henry et al.
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In This important book & These Essays, or rather Lectures, contain the first-fruits of the earliest systematic attempt to apply the theory of Evolution to the products of human handiwork. In... More > their original form they have long been difficult to obtain; they are reprinted now to supply the needs of candidates for the Oxford Diploma in Anthropology, and of the numerous visitors to the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford. But they will certainly appeal to a far wider public also, as a brief and authentic statement of their author’s discoveries. The four Essays are reprinted substantially as they were first delivered and published. But verbal errors and actual misquotations have been corrected; and allusions to specimens or diagrams exhibited during the original discourses, but not published, have been replaced so far as possible by references to similar objects figured in the Plates. The Plates are photographic reproductions of the original illustrations, from a faded original; have been translated original texts.< Less
Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace By Juliana Geran Pilon
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In this anthology, a score of experts in counterinsurgency warfare, cultural anthropology, and strategic communications look at ways in which the study of foreign cultures and cultural phenomena may... More > be used by policymakers, peacekeepers, soldiers, intelligence officers, and diplomats. Exploring areas from HUMINT to information operations, this book is a modern approach to the ancient art of subduing the enemy without fighting – what Sun Tzu called “the acme of skill.”< Less
Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace By Juliana Geran Pilon
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In this anthology, a score of experts in counterinsurgency warfare, cultural anthropology, and strategic communications look at ways in which the study of foreign cultures and cultural phenomena may... More > be used by policymakers, peacekeepers, soldiers, intelligence officers, and diplomats. Exploring areas from HUMINT to information operations, this book is a modern approach to the ancient art of subduing the enemy without fighting – what Sun Tzu called “the acme of skill.”< Less
Writing American Cultures By Sam Schrager
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In Writing American Cultures, students at The Evergreen State College have crafted essays containing vital ethnographic insights about their communities. Ataya Cesspooch uses videos to explore how... More > Native people build community online. Linna Teng studies the impact of skin color on women’s self-esteem in her Cambodian American community. Auricia Guardado turns up startling revelations about her family’s past in El Salvador and Honduras. Jack Sukimoto traces cultural change in his Los Angeles Japanese American community. Olivier Matthon documents life and labor among transitory wild mushroom pickers. Meredith Hobrla looks at the freewheeling lifestyle of “dirtbag” rock climbers. Kyle Sullivan-Jones examines family and school support for autistic youth. Melanie Curran depicts her sensory experiences with New Orleans vernacular architecture. An introduction by Sam Schrager, folklorist and Evergreen faculty, argues for the untapped potential of ethnography in liberal arts education.< Less
The Evolution of Culture (Illustrated) By Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
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“These Essays, or rather Lectures, contain the first-fruits of the earliest systematic attempt to apply the theory of Evolution to the products of human handiwork. In their original form they... More > have long been difficult to obtain; and they are reprinted now to supply the needs of candidates for the Oxford Diploma in Anthropology, and of the numerous visitors to the Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford. But they will certainly appeal to a far wider public also, as a brief and authentic statement of their author’s discoveries.”< Less
Music and Healing Across Cultures By David Akombo
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Music and Healing Across Cultures unfolds the mechanics of the relationship between music, healing, and the cosmos. It shows the organizing power of this tradition in its ability to even promote... More > mind/body coordination in schizophrenics. This systematic, scientific approach to ethnomusicology and anthropology stands as a beacon light to those researchers who wish to make use of an ancient and wiser time when drums and restraints were preempted by creative energy and inner calm. Those incapable of feeling happiness are found dancing with joy. Those who could not speak are singing.< Less
Cultural Landscapes and the Bible By J W Rogerson
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This volume contains thirty-eight essays published by J. W. Rogerson between 1970 and 2014. Several appear in English translation for the first time. Part one explores the social organisation of Old... More > Testament society, its thought-worlds and its understanding of nature, sacrifice and physical boundaries. There is a detailed engagement with the structural anthropology of Claude Lévi-Strauss and a general discussion of the implications of applying sociology to Old Testament Studies. The second part contains essays on the history of the interpretation of the Old Testament . Part three is philosophical and theological. This volume offers an excellent guide to the range of the author’s thinking and writing, bringing together writing that in some cases is not readily accessible. It indicates something of the intellectual and academic basis of the author’s Christian devotional writings and sermons also published by Beauchief Abbey Press.< Less

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