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Product Description: Focusing on three secular, institutional building types: libraries, museums and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture. It explores the cultural imperatives which have seen to the formation of these institutions, the development of their architecture, and their transformations over time...read more
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9781472433183 | Ashgate Pub Co, February 28, 2015, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Focusing on three secular, institutional building types: libraries, museums and cinemas, this book explores the intricate interplay between culture and architecture.

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Product Description: After the Modernist literary experiments of her earlier work, Virginia Woolf became increasingly concerned with overt social and political commentary in her later writings, which are preoccupied with dissecting the links between patriarchy, patriotism, imperialism and war...read more
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9781441102850, titled "Virginia Woolf's Late Cultural Criticism: The Genesis of 'The Years', 'Three Guineas' and 'Between the Acts'" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, October 3, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: After the Modernist literary experiments of her earlier work, Virginia Woolf became increasingly concerned with overt social and political commentary in her later writings, which are preoccupied with dissecting the links between patriarchy, patriotism, imperialism and war.

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9781474222921, titled "Virginia Woolf's Late Cultural Criticism: The Genesis of 'the Years', 'three Guineas' and 'between the Acts'" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 26, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: After the Modernist literary experiments of her earlier work, Virginia Woolf became increasingly concerned with overt social and political commentary in her later writings, which are preoccupied with dissecting the links between patriarchy, patriotism, imperialism and war.

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Product Description: Widely admired as the definitive cultural history of the 1960s, this groundbreaking work finally reappears in a new edition.The turbulent 1960s, almost from its outset, produced a dizzying display of cultural images and ideas that were as colorful as the psychedelic T-shirts that became part of its iconography...read more
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9780465026319 | Basic Books, February 1, 1977, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: Recreates and reassesses the key events, developments, cultural and political dilemmas, and various movements and achievements of a turbulent decade

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9780871404329 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, February 23, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Widely admired as the definitive cultural history of the 1960s, this groundbreaking work finally reappears in a new edition.
9780674341555 | Harvard Univ Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: During the sixties, says Morris Dickstein, America seemed to be at the gates of Eden--verging on a new way of experiencing life, art, and culture.
9780140116175 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, January 1, 1989), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Recreates and reassesses the key events, developments, cultural and political dilemmas, and various movements and achievements of a turbulent decade

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Product Description: A war-torn country only 60 years ago, South Korea has since achieved prodigious growth and global integration, experiencing rapid industrialization and seeing its cultural exports gain international popularity. Because of this rapid transformation, an investigation of the Korean ethos--the shared self-concept woven through the divergent social contexts of both South and North Korea--is challenging...read more
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9780786496822 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, January 31, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A war-torn country only 60 years ago, South Korea has since achieved prodigious growth and global integration, experiencing rapid industrialization and seeing its cultural exports gain international popularity.

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Product Description: A vivid and surprising portrait of the Italian people from an admired foreign correspondent How can a nation that spawned the Renaissance have produced the Mafia? How could people concerned with bella figura (keeping up appearances) have elected Silvio Berlusconi as their leader—not once, but three times? Sublime and maddening, fascinating yet baffling, Italy is a country of seemingly unsolvable riddles...read more
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9780525428077 | Viking Pr, January 29, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A vivid and surprising portrait of the Italian people from an admired foreign correspondent How can a nation that spawned the Renaissance have produced the Mafia?

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Product Description: China's renowned art objects, furnishings, and handicrafts have long been sought by collectors and inspired designers. Through 60 emblematically Chinese antiques and items, Things Chinese opens up the world of Chinese culture.The history, cultural significance and customs surrounding these exemplars of Chinese art and material culture come into dazzling focus through detailed descriptions and full-color photographs...read more
By Michael Freeman (photographer) and Ronald G. Knapp
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9780804844192 | Tuttle Pub, February 10, 2015, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: China's renowned art objects, furnishings, and handicrafts have long been sought by collectors and inspired designers.

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Product Description: The devil is a defiant, nefarious figure, the emblem of evil, and harbinger of the damned. However, the festive devil—the devil that dances—turns the most hideous acts into playful transgressions. Festive Devils of the Americas is the first volume to present a transnational and performance-centered approach to this fascinating, feared, and revered character of fiestas, street festivals, and carnivals in North, Central, and South America...read more
By Angela Marino (editor), Milla Cozart Riggio (editor) and Paolo Vignolo (editor)
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9780857421791 | Univ of Chicago Pr, February 15, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The devil is a defiant, nefarious figure, the emblem of evil, and harbinger of the damned.

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Product Description: Seen in modern perspective, the concept of national character poses fundamental problems for social science theory and research: To what extent do conditions of life in a particular society give rise to certain patterns in the personalities of its members? What are the consequences? Alex Inkeles surveys various definitions of national character, tracing developments through the twentieth century...read more
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9781412854962 | Reprint edition (Transaction Pub, December 3, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Seen in modern perspective, the concept of national character poses fundamental problems for social science theory and research: To what extent do conditions of life in a particular society give rise to certain patterns in the personalities of its members?

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9789351500339 | Sage Pubns, December 31, 2014, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: This book develops “emotional state theory” as a new contribution to international relations theory (IR). The text addresses the State of Israel vis-à-vis the rest of the world. The rationale for this research perspective stems from the trajectory of Israeli state-building since its foundation in May 1948 to the present date...read more
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9781498505840 | Lexington Books, December 11, 2014, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book develops “emotional state theory” as a new contribution to international relations theory (IR).

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Product Description: During the Allied bombing of Germany, Hitler was more distressed by the loss of cultural treasures than by the leveling of homes. Remarkably, his propagandists broadcast this fact, convinced that it would reveal not his callousness but his sensitivity: the destruction had failed to crush his artist's spirit...read more
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9780691121314 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 6, 2006, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: During the Allied bombing of Germany, Hitler was more distressed by the loss of cultural treasures than by the leveling of homes.

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9780691164618 | Princeton Univ Pr, November 23, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: During the Allied bombing of Germany, Hitler was more distressed by the loss of cultural treasures than by the leveling of homes.

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9781400827039 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 2, 2008, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Britain began the twenty-first century convinced of its creativity. Throughout the New Labour era, the visual and performing arts, museums and galleries, were ceaselessly promoted as a stimulus to national economic revival, a post-industrial revolution where spending on culture would solve everything, from national decline to crime...read more
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9781781685914 | Verso Books, November 11, 2014, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Britain began the twenty-first century convinced of its creativity.

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Product Description: This book examines the political use of China's traditions by the party-state in contemporary China. It argues that the party-state has taken an official Marxist stance in terms of the political use of tradition. Besides looking at the official Marxist stance, this book also looks at critiques of the party-state's use of traditions by the Liberalists and Neo-traditionalists...read more
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9789814596756 | 1 edition (World Scientific Pub Co Inc, November 5, 2014), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book examines the political use of China's traditions by the party-state in contemporary China.

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Product Description: How old are you?  The more thought you bring to bear on the question, the harder it is to answer.  For we age simultaneously in different ways: biologically, psychologically, socially. And we age within the larger framework of a culture, in the midst of a history that predates us and will outlast us...read more
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9780226171999 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 21, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: How old are you?

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Product Description: Rhetoric in European and World Culture traces the position of rhetoric in cultural and educational systems from ancient times to the present. Here, Jirí Kraus examines rhetoric’s decline in importance in a period of rationalism and enlightenment, presents the causes of negative connotations of rhetoric, and explains why rhetoric in the twentieth century regained its prestige...read more
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9788024622156 | Karolinum, March 15, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Rhetoric in European and World Culture traces the position of rhetoric in cultural and educational systems from ancient times to the present.

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Product Description: On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties. The book is going to search for the deeper roots of American cultural and musical evolution for the past 150 years by studying what the Western European culture learned from African American culture in a historical progression that reaches from the minstrel era to Bob Dylan...read more
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9781619024496 | Counterpoint, October 14, 2014, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: On Highway 61 explores the historical context of the significant social dissent that was central to the cultural genesis of the sixties.

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Product Description: China's renowned art objects, furnishings, and handicrafts have long been sought by collectors and inspired designers. Through 60 emblematically Chinese antiques and items, Things Chinese opens up the world of Chinese culture.The history, cultural significance and customs surrounding these exemplars of Chinese art and material culture come into dazzling focus through detailed descriptions and full-color photographs...read more
By Michael Freeman (photographer)
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9780804841870 | Periplus Editions, October 10, 2011, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: China's renowned art objects, furnishings, and handicrafts have long been sought by collectors and inspired designers.

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Product Description: Grassroots Post-modernism resolutely attacks the three sacred cows of modernity - the idea that there is only one, universally valid way of understanding social reality; the exclusive and general validity of Western-defined notions of 'human'; and the notion of the self-sufficient individual, as opposed to people-in-community - that have so grotesquely warped hour view of the human condition...read more
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9781856495455 | Zed Books, August 1, 1998, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: This remarkable book draws its inspiration from what its authors describe as the post-modern epic now unfolding at the grassroots.

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9781783601820 | Reprint edition (Zed Books, September 2, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Grassroots Post-modernism resolutely attacks the three sacred cows of modernity - the idea that there is only one, universally valid way of understanding social reality; the exclusive and general validity of Western-defined notions of 'human'; and the notion of the self-sufficient individual, as opposed to people-in-community - that have so grotesquely warped hour view of the human condition.
9781856495462 | Zed Books, December 1, 1997, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This remarkable book draws its inspiration from what its authors describe as the post-modern epic now unfolding at the grassroots.

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Product Description: The British Film Institute (BFI) is one of the UK's oldest and most important government-supported cultural institutions. From a modest start in the 1930s it grew rapidly after the war to encompass every kind of film-related activity from production to archiving to exhibition to education...read more
By Christophe Dupin (editor)
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9780719079085, titled "The British Film Institute, the Government, and Film Culture, 1933-2000" | Manchester Univ Pr, June 15, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: The British Film Institute (BFI) is one of the UK's oldest and most important government-supported cultural institutions.

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Product Description: This book investigates the legal rules of acquisition and loss of citizenship in Europe. Challenging mainstream arguments about the de-ethnicization of citizenship in Europe, Dumbrava identifies and analyses citizenship regulations that differentiate people on ethno-cultural grounds...read more
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9781137382078 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 13, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This book investigates the legal rules of acquisition and loss of citizenship in Europe.

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By Narumi Yasuda (photographer)
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9784805313138 | Tuttle Pub, August 5, 2014, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Using stories and quotes pulled from interviews, vintage photos, and images of the art and other works he left behind, this book chronicles Von Dutch's life from pinstriping beatnik to bus-dwelling hermit.
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9781613251584 | Reprint edition (Cartech Inc, July 30, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Using stories and quotes pulled from interviews, vintage photos, and images of the art and other works he left behind, this book chronicles Von Dutch's life from pinstriping beatnik to bus-dwelling hermit.

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Product Description: This book discusses how public cultural policies can relate to the principle political issue of democracy. Here, democratic cultural policies include ideas and ideologies, institutional structures, agents and interests, power, access and participation and distribution of economic resources...read more
By Geir Vestheim (editor)
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9781138018518 | Routledge, July 17, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book discusses how public cultural policies can relate to the principle political issue of democracy.

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Product Description: French crime fiction and the Second World War explores France's preoccupation with memories of the Second World War through an examination of popular culture in one of its most enduring forms: crime fiction. A populist literary form, French crime fiction offers fascinating insights into past and present perceptions of the war years in France, as well as the role that popular culture has played in both shaping and reflecting cultural memories of the Occupation...read more
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9780719082658 | Manchester Univ Pr, December 11, 2012, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This study explores France's preoccupation with memories of the Second World War through an examination of popular culture and one of its more enduring forms, crime fiction.

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9780719095498 | Reprint edition (Manchester Univ Pr, July 2, 2014), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: French crime fiction and the Second World War explores France's preoccupation with memories of the Second World War through an examination of popular culture in one of its most enduring forms: crime fiction.

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Product Description: Without overlooking the role of coercive force in the maintenance (or overthrow) of social structures, Lincoln argues his thesis with rich illustrations drawn from such diverse areas as Platonic philosophy, the Upanishads of India, ancient Celtic banquets, professional wrestling, and the Spanish Civil War...read more
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9780195057577 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 27, 1989, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: In this bold theoretical work, Bruce Lincoln explores the ways in which myth, ritual, and classification hold human societies together--and how, in times of crisis, they can be used to take a society apart and reconstruct it.

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9780199372362 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, July 2, 2014), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Without overlooking the role of coercive force in the maintenance (or overthrow) of social structures, Lincoln argues his thesis with rich illustrations drawn from such diverse areas as Platonic philosophy, the Upanishads of India, ancient Celtic banquets, professional wrestling, and the Spanish Civil War.
9780195079098 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 24, 1992, cover price $53.00 | About this edition: In this bold theoretical work, Bruce Lincoln explores the ways in which myth, ritual, and classification hold human societies together--and how, in times of crisis, they can be used to take a society apart and reconstruct it.

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