Books tagged: cultural anthropology

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Who are the Shawnee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Crimson Sparrow. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Feared by settlers and natives alike, the Shawnee tribe have been misunderstood by people throughout history. Who were these conservative people? What was their daily life like? How were their villages organized? This informative book will answer these questions and more in the first volume of the We are Shawnee series.
The Golden Apple: Changing the Structure of Civilization - Volume 1
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management science, Nonfiction » Psychology » Industrial & organizational psychology
In the 21st century, we are still fighting battles over ancient religions and racism – which is really a battle over symbol systems. This visionary, multidisciplinary book delves into the symbolic workings of the mind that drive racism and religious conflict, and shows us how superstition has affected the behavior of human beings as they mythologized one another. It is a groundbreaking must read!
Forbidden Places
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,440. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
When anthropology graduate student Peter Hoenig receives permission to visit five Forbidden Places to observe traditional weddings, he meets 19-year-old Mele, who persuades him to marry her so she can leave her island. Together they travel to Forbidden Places in China, India, Afghanistan, and Kenya, witnessing sometimes shocking customs of the past while struggling to overcome their differences.
Samuel Feijóo. Diccionario de términos y comentarios. Arte. Literatura. Cultura Popular.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,570. Language: Spanish. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Sociology
¿Cómo vincular el sentido de la vida, la naturaleza, el arte y el humor de acuerdo con el lenguaje y sus definiciones prácticas? Este libro resultará imprescindible para el reconocimiento y disfrute de las claves esenciales que definen la cultura cubana y latinoamericana con un enfoque contemporáneo a través de uno de sus más genuinos pensadores.
A Course in Biblical Mysticism
Price: Free! Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & 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.
Menolak Panggilan Pulang
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 38,770. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Novel berlatar kehidupan suku Dayak Meratus di pedalaman Kalimantan: kearifan lokal; cinta; pertarungan antara dorongan birahi dan sanksi adat; dan ambisi yang mendorong pengkhianatan. Novel sarat dengan warna lokal, mirip laporan penelitian antropologis, dengan pengamatan etnografi. Pelukisan antropologis dalam novel ini mudah dicerna, dengan teknik bercerita yang cermat.
Superheroes: An Analysis of Popular Culture's Modern Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,910. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 by Problematic Press. Categories: 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.