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INDIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE By Dr. Manas Kumar Das
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Culture is a symbolic, continuous and progressive process. It is the expression of finer aspects of the life-style of a group which refers to the patterns of thought and behaviour of people. It also... More > includes values, beliefs, rules of conduct, and patterns of social, political and economic organization. These are passed on from one generation to the next by formal as well as informal processes. Culture consists of the ways in which we think and act as members of a society. Thus, all the achievements of group life are collectively called culture. In popular dialect, the material aspects of culture, such as scientific and technological achievements are seen as distinct from culture which is left with the non-material, higher achievements of group life (art, music, literature, philosophy, religion and science).< Less
Daoism & Chinese Culture By Livia Kohn
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A long-awaited textbook that introduces the major schools, teachings, and practices of Daoism, this work presents a chronological survey that is thematically divided into four parts: Ancient Thought,... More > Religious Communities, Spiritual Practices, and Modernity. The work offers an integrated vision of the Daoist tradition in its historical and cultural context, establishing connections with relevant information on Confucianism, Buddhism, popular religion, and political developments. It also places Daoism into a larger theoretical and comparative context. The book makes ample use of original materials and provides references to further readings and original sources in translation.< Less
The History of Rockabilly and Pin Up Culture By Sean Mosley
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When or where did it all begin? The “art” of seduction. Pinup, glamour, and cheesecake as we generally think of it today began to gain popularity in the 1930’s. It was a time when... More > the image of a pretty girl flourished. Whether it was a painted calendar; advertisement; or the photo pinups of Rita, Betty or Esther that the G.I.’s adorned their footlockers with. Pinup was a uniquely American art form.< Less
Health, Illness, Therapeutic Relationships and Cultural Competence By Silvia Casabianca, MA, RM, LMHC, LMT, MQP
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In order to improve the care we provide, we need to be aware of the many explanatory models our clients/patients use to understand health and illness. This workbook takes the reader through centuries... More > of alternative ways of looking at the body and the popular wisdom transmitted from generation to generation approach health and treat disease. Studying history we gain a wider perspective. It will open our minds and helps us deliver more effective and culturally competent care.< Less
Building Cultural Community through Global Educational Leadership By Sandra Harris & Jason Mixon
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The term ‘globalization’ is ubiquitous in the popular, as well, research literature in disciplines ranging from economics to politics- meaning many different things to many different... More > people. This book Building Cultural Community through Global Educational Leadership captures the essence of the global leader in the education setting, that is, the complexity surrounding social, political, economic, and especially social justice issues.< Less
Moviebob's Geek Streak: Bob Chipman On Geek Culture By Bob Chipman
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The geeks have inherited the Earth - now what? In this insightful collection of essays from his many years as a film critic, gaming writer and pop-culture commentator, Bob Chipman examines the... More > complex world of the modern nerd - the good, the bad and the embarrassing - including such pieces as MOVIEBOB'S RE-TALES, BAT-MITT VS. OBAMAVENGERS and THE FIFTY MOST BORING OPINIONS IN GEEK CULTURE; along with in-depth looks at Disney's surprisingly-topical "Maleficent," the philosophy of C.S. Lewis, Geek Privilege and more. While perhaps best known as the creator and star of classic Web Video series like Escape to The Movies, The Big Picture and The Game OverThinker; Bob Chipman has also published numerous volumes of written reviews, commentaries, thinkpieces and features covering the worlds of film, television, video games and the broader breadth of popular culture. Now, through The MovieBob Anthology, a selection of his best work is yours to own - selected and organized by theme by Bob Chipman himself.< Less
Beyond Today: What's Behind the Growing Culture War? By United Church of God
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Beyond Today Magazine -- January/February 2019 -- The news headlines show the United States not to be united, but to be deeply divided over the nation’s past, present and future. A major reason... More > for this is that, as the nation has drifted far from God, many have forgotten (or never knew) what the Bible says about many major cultural and societal issues. America stands at a crucial crossroads, and the stakes couldn’t be higher. You need to understand what the Bible says about the culture war transforming America and Western civilization! Inside this issue -- Can a Nation Commit Suicide? -- What’s Behind the Growing Culture War? -- The Illegal Immigration Crisis—No End in Sight -- Why the Growing Popularity of Socialism? -- The Battle Over What You Think -- Thinking of Getting an Abortion? Don’t Do It! -- Follow Me: Get a Spiritual Grip -- Ten Biblical Purposes for the Sabbath Many people view the biblical -- Current Events and Trends -- Letters From Our Readers< Less
Gramática popular Mixteco del norte de Tlaxiaco By Laura Gittlen
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Esta gramática describe una variante de mixteco que se habla en Oaxaca, México. Se utilizan términos no demasiado técnicos e ilustraciones para que los hablantes entiendan... More > los conceptos gramaticales. Se explica por medio de la contextualización; se recurre a la metáfora cultural del cuerpo humano y sus partes que se utilizan en el idioma para ubicar las cosas. Los capítulos se organizan según el orden de las tres partes de una oración sencilla: la frase verbal, el sujeto y los complementos. Los temas gramaticales incluyen las categorías gramaticales y varios tipos de oraciones, los cuales están acompañados por ejemplos interlinearizados. El último capítulo contiene un texto analizado. Los apéndices proporcionan información sobre: los sonidos; los verbos de movimiento, transporte y colocación; los afijos derivacionales; el aspecto, número y tiempo de los verbos; los pronombres; y los números y medidas. También incluye una lista de algunos libros sobre la cultura mixteca y su lengua.< Less
The Funk: A Cultural Response to the Disappointments of Post-Civil Rights Era America By San Sharma
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In The Funk, pop culture commentator, San Sharma draws parallels between changes in American society and consciousness and the emergence of funk music. He provides a detailed study of the theory and... More > aesthetics of this musical genre through a loving analysis of the work and careers of James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone and George Clinton, and demonstrates a relationship between ‘black pop’ and politics, how and why this association occurs, and the employment, if at all, by each other.< Less
The Funk: A Cultural Response to the Disappointments of Post-Civil Rights Era America By San Sharma
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In The Funk, pop culture commentator, San Sharma draws parallels between changes in American society and consciousness and the emergence of funk music. He provides a detailed study of the theory and... More > aesthetics of this musical genre through a loving analysis of the work and careers of James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone and George Clinton, and demonstrates a relationship between ‘black pop’ and politics, how and why this association occurs, and the employment, if at all, by each other.< Less

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