Books tagged: cultural anthropology

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Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
A scholarly interrogation of popular North American superhero narratives, such as those of Superman, Spider-Man, and Batman, provides insight into how media’s messages influence the culture’s ethical values. As an extension of ideas presented by Friedrich Nietzsche, Joseph Campbell, and Umberto Eco, this dissertation argues that superhero tales must be regarded as modern mythology.
Love Notes from Tunis: Part One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Love Notes from Tunis series is the true story of a young man's recent experience teaching American culture and politics at a Tunisian university, and the year's struggle for empathy and intimacy between clashing individuals, lovers and cultures. What emerges is a deeply personal account of understanding, friendship and romance between people chancing a crossroad of Islam and the West.
A Course in Biblical Mysticism
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Price: Free! Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
The aim of this course is to fully establish the outline of differences between the common Western viewpoint and that of the biblical Hebrew mysticism. We trace the development of each view in some detail.
Crosswinds: Past, Present, and Future Combine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,060. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Terra escapes from another Boston winter and lands in the middle of an Arizona village. Instead of being on the outside recording stories to share with the world, this village becomes personal. In order to preserve the family she never dreamed of, and remain in the one true home she never expected to find, she must find a future to bring to the village from the past, as it crumbles in the present.