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Crossroads of Language, Interaction, and Culture (Volume 9) 2014 By Crossroads of Language, Interaction, and Culture
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Crossroads in Language, Interaction and Culture of the Center for Language, Interaction and Culture Graduate Student Association (CLIC GSA) at UCLA is a peer-reviewed journal that has been published... More > since 1998. Crossroads is an outlet for selected conference proceedings of CLIC GSA at UCLA and the UC Santa Barbara Language, Interaction and Social Organization (LISO) graduate student group. In line with the objectives of the conference, which alternates between the UCLA and UCSB campuses each year, the journal promotes interdisciplinary work on the intersection of language, culture and conversational activities and gives priority to publishing graduate student work. Current members of CLIC GSA at UCLA include students from Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Education and Sociology, but relevant conference proposals from various disciplines are considered.< Less
Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum By SCURF
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Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum of Sonoma State University has published its 6th volume of undergraduate research work. The theme of this year's issue is Imprints: Humanity's... More > Footprint on Time and Space.< Less
Material Traces of the Rainhouse: Anthropology and Archeology Investigations of a Native American Landscape in the Tularosa Basin By Joan E. Price, M.F.A.
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Written for the lay person, this easy-to-read compilation of published news stories about archaeological and anthropological projects, professional interpretations and photographs demonstrates that... More > the earliest people of the Tularosa Basin contributed key cultural elements equal to the northern Anasazi cultures in the development and evolution of the vast network of ancestral sites of contemporary Pueblo communities. While this view is not well known, author Joan E. Price offers an documentary and photographic interpretation to the cadre of professionals who are pioneering this new view of Mesoamerican influence into the American Southwest.< Less
Plants, People, and Culture: The Science of Ethnobotany By Michael Balick & Paul Cox
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The relationship between plants and people is profound, affecting nearly every aspect of our lives. This book makes the case that the very roots of human culture are deeply intertwined with plants.... More > From the prehistoric use of plants by hunter-gatherers to contemporary development of therapeutic agents derived from plant compounds, plants have, and will continue to influence the trajectory of human civilization. This book describes how a variety of traditional cultures use plants for food, medicine, in material culture and as part of their spiritual beliefs, and describes how plants and plant-based knowledge can be preserved through practice and biodiversity conservation.< Less
Introduction to Igbo Medicine and Culture in Nigeria By Dr. Patrick E. IROEGBU
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This book is a collection of essays devoted to Igbo medicine issues in contemporary Nigeria. Over the years, the author has through teaching, research, and publications made useful contributions to... More > the field of endogenous knowledge and healing system. It provides constructive introductory infomation, analysis and method to understand how the Igbo and by extension Africa explore, give and apply cosmological, philosophical, and anthropological sense and meaning to ecology, life, fortune, misfortune, illness and health in the struggles of everyday lives. Readers will find the book not only fascinating but also ground breaking. Certainly, this is a book for everyone who appreciates diverse ways of healing to read and deliver the high impact message healers and patients embody and tend to give out in their world of illness and recovery dynamics.< Less
Introduction to Igbo Medicine and Culture in Nigeria By Dr. Patrick E. IROEGBU
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This book is a collection of essays devoted to Igbo medicine issues in contemporary Nigeria. Over the years, the author has through teaching, research, and publications made useful contributions to... More > the field of endogenous knowledge and healing system. It provides constructive introductory infomation, analysis and method to understand how the Igbo and by extension Africa explore, give and apply cosmological, philosophical, and anthropological sense and meaning to ecology, life, fortune, misfortune, illness and health in the struggles of everyday lives. Readers will find the book not only fascinating but also ground breaking. Certainly, this is a book for everyone who appreciates diverse ways of healing to read and deliver the high impact message healers and patients embody and tend to give out in their world of illness and recovery dynamics.< Less
Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum 2015 Journal ~ Within the Shadow of Giants By Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum (SCURF)
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Society & Culture Undergraduate Research Forum Journal Volume 7, Spring 2015 This year's theme is "Within the Shadow of Giants"
The Entity I Call the Self: A Thesis on Human Culture By Roberto C. Regalado
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Sharing a view on the origins of human culture and its effect on how the mind processes information. Based on history, neuroscience, language construction, the physiology of the brain, anthropology,... More > etc. A fish that has never been out of the water will never know that it is wet. But to a creature above water that can see it, it is an obvious fact. What is the mind immersed in that it is oblivious of?< Less
Language and Culture in Northeast India and Beyond: In Honor of Robbins Burling By Mark W. Post et al.
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The extraordinary 60-year-long career of Professor Robbins Burling has touched the fields of anthropology, descriptive and historical linguistics, language evolution and language pedagogy, and has... More > positively influenced the work and the careers of several generations of scholars across the globe. This collection of papers written in honor of Robbins Burling focuses primarily on the anthropology and linguistics of the Northeast Indian region, where most of Burling's fieldwork was conducted, and which has been a constant source of inspiration to Burling and to so many others. It will be of interest to anthropologists, descriptive and historical linguists, speakers of Northeast Indian languages, and anyone else with an abiding interest in this fascinating and understudied region of the world.< Less
A Culture of Play: Essays on the Origins, Applications, and Effects of Improvised Theatre By Brad Fortier
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Improvised Theatre as a form of performance has blanketed the globe. From New York City to Hong Kong to Mumbai, there are performers who share a common philosophy and vocabulary of action that allows... More > them to create stories and relationships that move and entertain people. In this book of essays, Fortier explores this art as a tool for reflection, a means of cross-cultural communication, and a window into a way of being that may be our key to survival as a species. Fortier's interdisciplinary approach to the subject brings together the fields of anthropology, performance, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience to help expand the view of improvised theater beyond trite games into a grass-roots form of social rebooting. These essays are relevant to anyone who is curious about new approaches to personal, professional, and group development. This book may also be the beginning of the conversation on how we can transform away from disparate cultures of fear to a more unified Culture of Play.< Less

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