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Photographic Preservation - The Brown Family Collection By Taylor Whitney
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This project focuses on the methodology of assigning intellectual and physical arrangement to private family photographic collections. The Brown Family Archive is a case study that works directly... More > with the Brown Family and Lake County Historical Museum in Crown Point, Indiana. The collection brings together photographs and related artifacts from the Civil War, The First National Bank of Crown Point, Indiana, and several interrelated families. The scope of the collection is analogous to many family collections. It is historically and culturally significant due to its visual documentation of a sociological milieu in the United States during 18th and 19th centuries. The photographs offer insight into the problem of deterioration due to improper housing, mishandling, and chemical break down. Through research and best practices in photographic preservation and collections management, the project delivers a model for use by family historians, museums, historical societies and libraries.< Less
Meet Me at the Fair: A World's Fair Reader By Celia Pearce et al.
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Together with the Olympics, world’s fairs are one of the few regular international events of sufficient scale to showcase a spectrum of sights, wonders, learning opportunities, technological... More > advances, and new (or renewed) urban districts, and to present them all to a mass audience. Meet Me at the Fair: A World’s Fair Reader breaks new ground in scholarship on world’s fairs by incorporating a number of short new texts that investigate world’s fairs in their multiple aspects: political, urban/architectural, anthropological/ sociological, technological, commercial, popular, and representational. In taking the measure of both the material artifacts and the larger cultural production of world’s fairs, the volume presents its own phantasmagoria of disciplinary perspectives, historical periods, geographical locales, media, and messages, mirroring the microcosmic form of the world’s fair itself.< Less
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
Affinity for the Damned: Memoirs of a Blasphemer By M.C. Stolzenburg
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This is the first self-produced, self-published book created and compiled by Church of Satan member, M.C.Stolzenburg. This book is a compilation of Mr. Stolzenburg's artwork, and Satanically... More > influenced essays. The contents of this book are a challenge to stereotypical idealisms found evident within the rhetoric of modern sociology, cultural studies, philosophy, religion, and human status. Truly dynamic works of acrylic and watercolour coat these pages with beautifully designed points referencing the ideas of Satanic philosophy, realizing them artistically. If you enjoy dark art, dark themes, challenging ideas, and beautifully rendered imagery referencing archetypical, and iconic symbolism, shaking the foundations of religious query, this book is for you. It is recommended to audiences of a mature status. Although it is not porn, some of the images and ideas within the walls of this book contain nudity, and suggestive themes.< Less
The Absentee Ballot By Hope Marin
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The Absentee Ballot is the story of my four-year journey into a liberal inferno. I had been on many unforgettable Italian vacations saturated with history, art and the world’s finest cuisine,... More > but I was left unprepared for what turned out to be a life’s lesson in the perils of socialism, or what we in America call liberalism. As a graduate in Sociology, I had anticipated the cultural differences and embraced them. But I was shocked by Italy’s over-taxation, immigration policies and those European realities that had been mischaracterized by the American media. With each ring of the inferno, I was faced with different issues crucial to both Europeans and Americans. Recent polls indicate an American indifference to affairs beyond their borders. But before voting in office proponents of socialized medicine, higher taxes and powerful unions, it’s crucial to understand how, if elected, those policies would affect your life. Allow my European parables to foreshadow your future governed by Democrats.< Less
Why Social Science Matters, Issue 1 By Darren Marsh & Malcolm Todd
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Why Social Science Matters is a new series of essays published by the Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics, which is part of the Higher Education Academy. In this first issue of Why Social... More > Science Matters, six academic authors address this issue in response to a lead article by Professor Ranald Mcdonald. Change has become ubiquitous within Higher Education. Whether it be changes to organisational structures - from departments, to schools, to faculties and back again over a regular cycle; to the curriculum; to the latest approaches to learning, teaching and assessment; to initiatives from Funding Councils or the Government; we do not seem to be able to avoid the experience of change or initiative overload. However, change need not be a bad thing, though we may not necessarily agree on what ‘for the better’ means.< Less
Juggling Career and Family In the 1970s By Lynne Schafer Gross
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Juggling Career and Family in the 1970s includes 84 illustrated stories, sprung from the pages of the author’s diaries, which she has kept since she was 10 years old. Most of the stories are... More > based in the Los Angeles area of California. They incorporate historical facts and sociological commentary on such subjects as: amusement parks, astronomy, birthdays, boats, cars, child acting, child care, contests, electronics, friends, gifts, Goodyear blimp, grade school, Halloween, house cleaning, music, neighbors, pantsuits, paper routes, pets, piano lessons, puppet shows, radio and TV production, religion, sports, swimming, Television Academy, toilet training, toys, travel, videotape recorders, and women’s liberation.< 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
RUSSIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE SECULARIZATION OF CULTURE By MIKHAIL EPSTEIN
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MIKHAIL EPSTEIN "RUSSIAN SPIRITUALITY AND THE SECULARIZATION OF CULTURE". “Mikhail Esptein is a preeminent authority on Russian spirituality, and this fine book shows why. With his... More > characteristic erudition Epstein brings the reader to the origins of Russian intellectual tradition, showing how it continues to inform some of the most heated debates in modern Russia. According to the author, this culture occupies a unique position on the intersection of Western and Eastern spirituality, and the tension between these powerful crosscurrents creates a space for the kind of religious, artistic, and intellectual creativity we have come to associate with Russia. Epstein treats these complex, fascinating subjects with the admirable clear-headedness and discernment that make the book valuable to experts and common readers alike". - Dmitri SHALIN, Professor of Sociology at University of Nevada, director of the Center for Democratic Culture, coordinator of Justice & Democracy Forum series.< Less
ŃDUÑỌDE: CALABAR JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES By FACULTY OF ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF CALABAR, NIGERIA
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ŃDUÑỌDE: CALABAR JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES is a peer-reviewed and refereed international journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar. It is a multidisciplinary Journal... More > published biannually (January and July). It is inviting original research papers focusing on theories, trends, methods and applications that reflect the interdisciplinary perspectives of the human and social sciences. It challenges, provokes, and excites thinking, ideas, debates and discussions on potential topics of contemporary relevance in Archaeology, Anthropology, Communication/Media Studies, Cultural Studies, English Studies, Fine and Applied Arts, History, International Studies, Law, Leisure Studies, Linguistics, Literary Studies, Modern Languages (French, Spanish, German), Philosophy, Pragmatics, Religious Studies, Sociology, Sports, Theatre Arts, Tourism and Translation Studies.< Less

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