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Modern Architecture and its Cultural Legacies By Charles Davis
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Summary document of ART 156 at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
OneWordTitle (Essays on Modern Culture & Perception) By Stephen Sika
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A humorous, yet penetrating, look at modern American culture. Sika examines the definitions of "average" and "normal" in a society that is largely determined by perception. Of... More > course, this is all done is a manner that does not take itself too seriously. What do the philosopher Immanuel Kant and Bob Barker have in common? For one, they have both left their mark on our culture. So why not look at both sides of the same coin-the contemplative and the frivolous? America heavily encompasses both.< Less
Punk; A Directory of Modern Subversive Culture By James Bradshaw
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What is contemporary punk culture and how are those that practice it attempting to define their generation? We are all aware of the clichés of the leather clad and mohawked figure spitting... More > and snarling into the camera. It has been seen a thousand times on TV, in the press and even on London’s souvenir postcards. This is the image that, while once feared by conservative societies across the globe, has become a cartoon or pastiche of itself. Rendered harmless by the corporate flogging of its music, style and art, in its previous state it can no longer be classed as a subversive movement. However, punk and its core values have survived. In most ways it has morphed and evolved into something unrecognisable as its former self but the sprit lives on. This book attempts express the very nature of modern punk by looking at those closest to it.< Less
Punk; A Directory of Modern Subversive Culture By James Bradshaw
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What is contemporary punk culture and how are those that practice it attempting to define their generation? We are all aware of the clichés of the leather clad and mohawked figure spitting... More > and snarling into the camera. It has been seen a thousand times on TV, in the press and even on London’s souvenir postcards. This is the image that, while once feared by conservative societies across the globe, has become a cartoon or pastiche of itself. Rendered harmless by the corporate flogging of its music, style and art, in its previous state it can no longer be classed as a subversive movement. However, punk and its core values have survived. In most ways it has morphed and evolved into something unrecognisable as its former self but the sprit lives on. This book attempts express the very nature of modern punk by looking at those closest to it.< Less
Counterfeit Us: Confronting Modern American Culture By Tim Bennett
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This tells the story of how I came into conflict with the stupidity, ignorance and hypocrisy that is America today.
Counterfeit Us: Confronting Modern American Culture By Tim Bennett
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This tells the story of how I came into conflict with the stupidity, ignorance and hypocrisy that is America today.
In Appropriate: A novel of culture, kidnapping, and revenge in modern Japan By ARUDOU Debito
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Gary Schmidt, a small-town American boy, meets a Japanese girl in college and follows her to Japan to start a family. Little does he know that her conservative Japanese clan has hidden agendas and... More > secret intentions. Gary eventually realizes that he must escape their clutches – and convince his family to do the same before it’s too late! IN APPROPRIATE is a book about child abductions in Japan, where after a divorce, a non-Japanese man comes back to Japan to retrieve his children back to America. Although a work of fiction, it is an amalgam of several true stories of divorce and Left-Behind Parents in Japan.< Less
Lilith From Ancient Lore To Modern Culture By E.R. Vernor
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This expanded edition of the authors' original book adds much more into every time period on this misunderstood and enigmatic being. The she-demon from the Babylonian empire is far from an antiquated... More > figure of myth and lore of days gone by. If anything, there has been a renewed interest in Lilith which has led modern artists and writers to embrace the archetype with still more fervor than in any time in the past. Like the phoenix which rises from the ashes of its former self, Lilith is reborn each time her character is reinterpreted and retold. This reshaping of the screeching demoness serves to reflect each generation’s views of the feminine role in society, or in our day and age, how we redefine ourselves with one another. As we grow and change with Lilith survives the millennia, because she is truly the singular best archetype for the changing role of women.Learn Lilith's darkest secrets as the author unveils her origins and brings you forward in time to discover this misunderstood figures evolution.< 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
Catalonia is Culture By Agència Catalana de Turisme
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Testimony of the Romanesque and the cradle of modernism, Catalonia is known worldwide for its important historical and cultural legacy. In this guide you will find all the information you need to... More > discover their heritage, participate in festivals, live festivals, and enjoy your craft.Do not stay home!< Less

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