Books tagged: cultural anthropology

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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.
Experimentum
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Dr Gabrielle Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
I've written and assembled these research notes from my two-year study into media susceptibility as a result of experiencing nearly six years of group stalking, harassment and defamation which began during my overseas travels. Being defamed online and seeing real-life behavioural changes in people’s interactions with me, I investigated the effect of mass media messages on human malleability.
The Saudi Files: Notes from the Field
Series: The Scrappy Traveller Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015 by Dr Gabrielle Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The Saudi Files: notes from the field are field notes of my ethnographic observations teaching English in Saudi Arabia. Had I aspired to a more traditional discussion of a travellers life in Saudi Arabia, being neither Third World nor Muslim, I would’ve had little to say. As my focus is on human interactions and social structures, there was an abundance to note.
Crosswinds: Past, Present, and Future Combine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,620. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Always on the outside, looking in. This tiny village of mixed heritage families is like no other Terra has studied. Their fragmented stream of life sweeps her off her feet, and threatens all she has ever known about her own past, and the future. She must tame the stream back into its banks; while some members wish the whole village to flounder on the border of the only homeland they know.
A Course in Biblical Mysticism
Price: Free! Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: 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.
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.