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Product Description: A vivid and surprising portrait of the Italian people from an admired foreign correspondent How did a nation that spawned the Renaissance also produce the Mafia? And why does Italian have twelve words for coat hanger but none for hangover?   John Hooper’s entertaining and perceptive new book is the ideal companion for anyone seeking to understand contemporary Italy and the unique character of the Italians...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 did a nation that spawned the Renaissance also produce the Mafia?

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9780143128403 | Penguin USA, January 19, 2016, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A vivid and surprising portrait of the Italian people from an admired foreign correspondent How did a nation that spawned the Renaissance also produce the Mafia?
9780373411788, titled "Seule Sans Lui" | Harlequin Books, June 1, 1987, cover price $1.95 | also contains Seule Sans Lui

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Product Description: A daring cultural and literary studies investigation, Cultural Melancholy explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States. Using acute analysis of literature, drama, musical performance, and films, Singleton demonstrates how rituals of racialization and resistance transfer and transform melancholy discreetly across time, consolidating racial identities and communities along the way...read more
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9780252039621 | Univ of Illinois Pr, November 15, 2015, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A daring cultural and literary studies investigation, Cultural Melancholy explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States.

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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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9781619025813 | Counterpoint, October 13, 2015, cover price $16.95 | 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.
9780441661565, titled "The Phoenix and the Mirror" | Reissue edition (Ace Books, April 1, 1983), cover price $2.50 | also contains The Phoenix and the Mirror | About this edition: Legend has it that Virgil, author of THE AENEID, was more than a mere poet.

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Product Description: What is it like to live in a society utterly focused on what is going to happen next? In Trees on Mars: Our Obsession with the Future, cultural critic and indie entrepreneur Hal Niedzviecki asks how and when we started believing we could and should "create the future," arguing that the short-term purview of innovation is not always as effective as we think it is...read more
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9781609806378 | Seven Stories Pr, October 13, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: What is it like to live in a society utterly focused on what is going to happen next?

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Product Description: As the former New York Times Critical Shopper, and voted one of Fashionista's 50 Most Influential People in New York Fashion, Cintra Wilson knows something about clothes. And in Fear and Clothing, she imparts her no-holds-barred, totally outrageous, astute, and hilarious wisdom to the reader...read more
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9780393081893 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 8, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: As the former New York Times Critical Shopper, and voted one of Fashionista's 50 Most Influential People in New York Fashion, Cintra Wilson knows something about clothes.

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9780440206484, titled "The Imperialists" | Dell Pub Co, May 1, 1990, cover price $4.95 | also contains The Imperialists | About this edition: As nationalism sweeps turn-of-the-century Australia and the twentieth century threatens to change the lives of Australians forever, the lives of four main characters are mapped out on the country's rough terrain

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Product Description: Why does writing exist? What does it mean to those who write? Born from the interplay of natural and cultural history, the seemingly magical act of writing has continually expanded our consciousness. Portrayed in mythology as either a gift from heroes or a curse from the gods, it has been used as both an instrument of power and a channel of the divine; a means of social bonding and of individual self-definition...read more
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9780393058857 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 27, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: A profound, eloquent meditation on the history of writing, from Mesopotamia to multimedia.

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9781494562533 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, August 18, 2015), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Why does writing exist?
9781494512538 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, August 18, 2015), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Why does writing exist?

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9780263125122, titled "One Girl at a Time" | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 1, 1991), cover price $18.95 | also contains One Girl at a Time

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Product Description: This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control...read more
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9781138909670 | Routledge, June 29, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control.

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Product Description: Corporations and Cultural Industries: Time Warner, Bertelsmann, and News Corporation, by Scott Warren Fitzgerald, provides an introduction to the political economy of international media corporations. This text fills a fundamental gap in the critical media studies field, expanding on the relative paucity of academic studies...read more
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9780739144039 | 1 edition (Lexington Books, December 23, 2011), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Corporations and Cultural Industries: Time Warner, Bertelsmann, and News Corporation, by Scott Warren Fitzgerald, provides an introduction to the political economy of international media corporations.

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9780739144046 | Lexington Books, May 15, 2015, cover price $49.99 | About this edition: Corporations and Cultural Industries: Time Warner, Bertelsmann, and News Corporation, by Scott Warren Fitzgerald, provides an introduction to the political economy of international media corporations.

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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, June 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: What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural? What does claiming something as cultural allow us to do? Culture offers students a workable understanding of the category ‘culture’ and explores how the realm of the ‘cultural’ can be practically explored as a way of understanding the world...read more
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9780415672733 | Taylor & Francis, October 28, 2015, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural?

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9780415672740 | Taylor & Francis, October 28, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: What are the qualities and properties that make something cultural?

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Product Description: The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’...read more
By Justin O'Connor (editor)
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9780415706209 | Routledge, June 10, 2015, cover price $205.00 | About this edition: The Routledge Companion to the Cultural Industries is collection of contemporary scholarship on the cultural industries and seeks to re-assert the importance of cultural production and consumption against the purely economic imperatives of the ‘creative industries’.

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Product Description: An invitation to voyage east leads Ihab Hassan to reflect on his origins in Egypt, on his home in America, and on his host country, Japan. Part memoir, part cultural perception, Between the Eagle and the Sun records a journey, echoing the "wanderers of eternity...read more
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9780817308193 | Univ of Alabama Pr, March 1, 1996, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: An invitation to voyage east leads Ihab Hassan to reflect on his origins in Egypt, on his home in America, and on his host country, Japan.

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9780817358358 | Univ of Alabama Pr, May 15, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: An invitation to voyage east leads Ihab Hassan to reflect on his origins in Egypt, on his home in America, and on his host country, Japan.

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Product Description: An engaging contribution to the increasing body of knowledge about gender and organizations, Gender, Culture and Organizational Change examines gender-based inequality in organizations and considers how sexual and social relations between women and men based on sexuality, power and control determine the cultures, structures and practices of organization and the experiences of men and women working in them...read more
By Catherine Itzen (editor) and Janet Newman (editor)
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9781138867505 | Routledge, May 6, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: An engaging contribution to the increasing body of knowledge about gender and organizations, Gender, Culture and Organizational Change examines gender-based inequality in organizations and considers how sexual and social relations between women and men based on sexuality, power and control determine the cultures, structures and practices of organization and the experiences of men and women working in them.

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9781849532471 | Summersdale Pub Ltd, May 1, 2015, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: How Much Do You Think You Know about Korea? Get a glimpse of the many faces of Korea in illustration form Kimchi, K-pop, taekwondo, Samsung-the images that most people get when they think of Korea don't stray much beyond the usual ones...read more
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9781624120336 | Seoul Selection USA Inc, April 27, 2015, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: How Much Do You Think You Know about Korea?

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Product Description: The skilled craftsmen of New York founded The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen in 1785, and the organizations history is aligned with the citys physical and cultural development. In 1820, The Society founded its library...read more
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9781626194762 | History Pr, April 13, 2015, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The skilled craftsmen of New York founded The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen in 1785, and the organizations history is aligned with the citys physical and cultural development.
9780443014918, titled "Statistics in Small Doses" | 2 revised edition (Churchill Livingstone, January 1, 1977), cover price $14.75 | also contains Statistics in Small Doses | About this edition: Many medical and pharmaceutical workers have very little knowledge of statistics.

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Product Description: Undercover space aliens share an RV outside Tucson. A high school girl tries to make sense of the shooting of Gabby Giffords. Basketball fans stalk their team's head coach. A young couple falls in and out of love over the course of several lifetimes...read more
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9781625341372 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, March 31, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Undercover space aliens share an RV outside Tucson.
9780415120845, titled "Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary Japan: A Sociological Enquiry" | Reprint edition (Routledge, April 1, 1995), cover price $25.95 | also contains Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary Japan: A Sociological Enquiry | About this edition: The debate about Japan's "uniqueness" is central to Japanese studies.

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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'" | Reprint edition (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 | Reissue 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.
9780373122097, titled "A Convenient Husband" | Harlequin Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $3.99 | also contains A Convenient Husband | About this edition: Tess is about to lose custody of her precious baby nephew, so it's only natural for her to cry on her best friend's shoulder—Rafe Farrar.
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.
9780373691135, titled "Lightning Strikes" | Harlequin Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $4.25 | also contains Lightning Strikes

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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, September 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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