Posts in category: Customs Traditions
By Ann Zulawski
Drawing on health facility and cemetery documents, censuses, diagnoses, newspaper bills, and interviews, Zulawski describes the foremost scientific difficulties that Bolivia confronted in the course of the first half the 20th century, their social and fiscal motives, and efforts at their amelioration. Her research encompasses the Rockefeller Foundation’s crusade opposed to yellow fever, the virtually overall cave in of Bolivia’s wellbeing and fitness care process throughout the disastrous Chaco warfare with Paraguay (1932–35), an evaluation of women’s wellbeing and fitness in gentle in their socioeconomic realities, and a glance at Manicomio Pacheco, the nationwide psychological hospital.
By Mike Featherstone
It asks no matter if this means that we're returning to standard tribal practices of inscribing identities onto our bodies at the a part of 'modern primitives', or is physique amendment greater understood as basically beauty and ornamental with physique markings in simple terms transitority indicators of transferable loyalties?
By Dan Pfeffer
By Merrall L. Price
By Randall M. Miller Ph.D.,Theodore J. Zeman,Francis J. Sicius,Jolyon P. Girard
With this publication, scholars, academics, and basic readers get a most crucial examine fundamental documents―essentially history's "first draft"―revealing infrequent insights into how American lifestyles in earlier eras rather was once, and likewise approximately how expert historians start their work.
• greater than two hundred chosen fundamental records drawn from greater than 4 centuries of yank life
• normal overviews for every vast subject and analytical introductions to every particular record via the editor
• A chronological presentation of yank historical past from colonial occasions to the present
• short biographical info at the writer and ancient context for every document
By Benjamin Joinau,Elodie Dornand de Rouville
Get a glimpse of the various faces of Korea in representation shape
Kimchi, K-pop, taekwondo, Samsung—the photos that the majority humans get once they give some thought to Korea don’t stray a lot past the standard ones. yet there are such a lot of extra attention-grabbing facets to Korea. A cultural anthropologist with over twenty years of non-public event in Korea, writer Benjamin Joinau introduces readers to a few of the faces of Korea outdoor those who Koreans generally wish to current, guided through Elodie Dornand de Rouville’s refreshingly unique and targeted illustrations—Korean society during the eyes of 2 foreigners. seize a duplicate and let us take a look at the true faces of Korea, prior and present.
By Judith Mair
Conferences and conventions are one of many quickest transforming into parts of the occasions undefined. this can be a considerably very important region but examine into many dimensions is in its infancy. This well timed e-book, uniquely provides a ‘state of the paintings’ synthesis of the examine on either call for and provide facets of the in addition to insights into how present and destiny tendencies are affecting meetings and conventions.
This quantity offers a severe overview of the avid gamers serious about meetings and conventions; vacation spot snapshot and affects; and present and destiny developments. The gamers within the contain attendees/delegates, expert convention organisers, and organization assembly planners. at the vacation spot facet, convention venues and amenities, besides conference and customer bureaux are tested, in addition to how vacation spot photo could be constructed and improved. additional, this part considers the industrial, social and environmental affects of meetings and conventions. the ultimate part considers a few of the significant developments which are more likely to effect at the undefined, together with weather switch, new applied sciences and probability and situation management. to mirror the sector’s overseas nature case experiences and examples from diverse realms are integrated throughout.
By making a choice on gaps in our wisdom, and offering a set of subject matters to steer destiny learn, this e-book not just provides to our present wisdom, yet will underpin the development of information within the future. This publication is key studying for all these attracted to Events.
By John C. Mero
By Yana Cortlund,Barb Lucke,Donna Miller Watelet,Pam England
- A source for making plans and internet hosting a blessingway ceremony-a woman-centered occasion of the adventure into motherhood.
- Ideal reward for or from an expectant mom who wishes a extra significant and transformational adventure than the normal, gift-focused child shower.
- Outlines the 5 phases of the blessingway ritual, from developing a secure and sacred area to honoring and pampering the mother-to-be.
- Finalist in either the 2004 self sufficient writer ebook Awards and Foreword magazine's e-book of the 12 months Awards.
- Features sidebars, inspirational quotations, assets, and checklists.
By Antonius C. G. M. Robben
- Comprised of six sections that replicate the social trajectory of loss of life: conceptualizations of loss of life; dying and loss of life; unusual loss of life; grief and mourning; mortuary rituals; and remembrance and regeneration
- Includes canonical readings in addition to fresh reviews on issues resembling organ donation and cannibalism
- Designed for somebody excited by problems with loss of life and loss of life, in addition to: violence, terrorism, warfare, kingdom terror, organ robbery, and mortuary rituals
- Serves as a textual content for anthropology periods, in addition to supplying a really cross-cultural viewpoint to all these learning demise and dying