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Making sense of place
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The term sense of place is an important multidisciplinary concept, used to understand the complex processes through which individuals and groups def...
Dao companion to Japanese Buddhist philosophy
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The volume introduces the central themes in and the main figures of Japanese Buddhist philosophy. It will have two sections, one that discusses genera...

Pirate radio
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In an age when the airwaves were tightly controlled by the authorities, pirate radio was the illicit and illustrious haven for music lovers across the...
Tastes like chicken
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How did chicken achieve the culinary ubiquity it enjoys today? It's hard to imagine, but there was a point in history, not terribly long ago, that ind...

Xenophobe's guide to the Dutch
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It's all in your mindThe spirit of tolerance does constant battle with the ghost of Calvin for control of the Dutch psyche. Few Dutch people go to chu...
Culture and Society, 1780-1950
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Acknowledged as a masterpiece of materialist criticism, this book delves into the complex ways economic reality shapes the imagination. Surveying two ...

Gastronomy
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What is halal? Does Islam have a particular flavour? Is culture transferred through gastronomy? In this issue we resist intoxication by wine and sober...
Phantasmagoria
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Phantasmagoria explores ideas of spirit and soul since the Enlightenment; it traces metaphors that have traditionally conveyed the presence of immater...

The Gothic
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The Gothic is wildly diverse. It can refer to ecclesiastical architecture, supernatural fiction, cult horror films, and a distinctive style of rock mu...
The aesthetic of play
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A game designer considers the experience of play, why games have rules, and the relationship of play and narrative. The impulse toward play is very an...

Bauman and contemporary sociology
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This is the first single-authored critical engagement with the major works of Zygmunt Bauman. Where previous books on Bauman have been exegetical, her...
The cultural industries
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At once brilliant and accessible, it is without peer when it comes to detailing the big picture and complex nuances of how cultural industries work. ...

Getting by
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While the 1% rule, poor neighbourhoods have become the subject of public concern and media scorn, blamed for society's ills. This unique book redresse...
Feminism
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How much have women's lives really changed? In the West women still come up against the 'glass ceiling' at work, most earning considerably less than t...

Bravetart
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If you have ever marvelled at a flawless slice of cherry pie in a television bake-off and wondered if you could re-create it at home, BraveTart is for...
The triumph of the moon
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Ronald Hutton is known for his colourful and provocative writings on original subjects. This work is no exception: for the first full-scale scholarly...

The theory of the leisure class
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'Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.' In The Theory of the Leisure Class Thorstein Vebl...
Cruel optimism
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A relation of cruel optimism exists when something you desire is actually an obstacle to your flourishing. Offering bold new ways of conceiving the pr...

Feast for the eyes
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From basic sustenance to savory repasts, food awakens the senses and touches both private and public life. It can be political, religious, aspirational, commercial, creative, symbolic, national, and regional. Food's complexity of form and meaning - and the fact that it's often at hand - have made it a much-photographed subject throughout the histor
Understanding Foucault
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An outstandingly good introduction to Foucault's work: lucid, measured, well organised, and covering this complex and in many ways heterogeneous body...

Postcolonialism
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This innovative and lively book is quite unlike any other introduction to postcolonialism. Robert Young examines the political, social, and cultural a...
The wonder of birds
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Our relationship to birds is different from our relationship to other wild creatures. We love to watch them, listen to them, keep them as pets, wear t...

The affect theory reader
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This field-defining collection consolidates and builds momentum in the burgeoning area of affect studies. The contributors include many of the central...
Landscape and Englishness
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As David Matless argues in this book-updated in this accessible, pocket edition-landscape has been central to definitions of Englishness for centuries...

Positions on emancipation
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While our era of constant crisis demands stronger social and political engagement, architecture has been largely characterized by a lack of strong pos...
Comments on the society of the spectacle
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First published in 1967, Guy Debord's stinging revolutionary critique ofcontemporary society, The Society of the Spectacle has since acquired acult st...

The glass cage
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In The Glass Cage, best-selling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digi...
Constructing kingship
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Crusading kings such as Louis IX of France and Richard I of England exert a unique hold on our historical imagination. For this reason, it can be easy...

A greedy man in a hungry world
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Now with a new epilogue, the UK's most influential food and drink journalist shoots a few sacred cows of food culture.Buying 'locally' does no good. F...
Cultural amnesia
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'In this book can be heard the merest edge of an enormous conversation. As they never were in life, we can imagine the speakers all gathered in some v...

The death of the gods
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'Magisterial... a tour de force.' Anthony Giddens'Essential reading.' Jamie Bartlett'Prepare to be terrified, exhilarated and occasionally inspired.' ...
The nuclear culture source book
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The Nuclear Culture Source Book serves as an excellent resource and introduction to nuclear culture as one of the most prominent themes within contem...

Culture's consequences
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The Dutch anthropologist Geert Hofstede is recognized as a pioneer in the fields of international management and social psychology - and his work is a...
North America
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The titles in the 'Social Progress and Sustainability' series provide a unique primer for students and educators interested in how people around the world experience everyday life. Highlighting the issues of shelter and resources, nutrition and health, education, economic opportunities and political rights, this series incorporates measures of pros

Dataclysm
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An irreverent, provocative, and visually fascinating look at what our online lives reveal about who we really are - and how this deluge of data will t...
How sugar corrupted the world
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An 'entertaining, informative and utterly depressing global history of an important commodity . . . By alerting readers to the ways that modernity's v...

The Turkish Psychedelic Explosion
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The long forgotten story of Turkish psychedelic music in the twentieth century, told in relation to the social, political and cultural climate of the ...
The Xenophobe's Guide to the Portuguese
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A guide to understanding the Portuguese which dispels or confirms preconceived prejudices with humor and insight.

Hair story
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Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, the issues surrounding Black hair in America continue to linger as we enter the twe...
The great chain of being
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From later antiquity down to the close of the eighteenth century, most philosophers and men of science and, indeed, most educated men, accepted withou...

What things do
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Our modern society is flooded with all sorts of devices: TV sets, automobiles, microwaves, mobile phones. How are all these things affecting us? How c...
'Post'-9/11 South Asian diasporic fiction
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While much of the critical discussion about the emerging genre of 9/11 fiction has centred on the trauma of 9/11 and on novels by EuroAmerican writers...

Theatre & migration
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A vibrant introduction to theatre that engages with stories, conditions and experiences of migration. Arguing that migration is crucially about encoun...
Marketing literature
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This is an important study of the publishing of contemporary writing in Britain. It analyzes the changing social, economic and cultural environment of...

Pierre Bourdieu's outline of a theory of practice
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In Outline of a Theory of Practice, Bourdieu questions the preeminent ideas of social anthropologists such as Levi-Strauss who stressed the structural...
Design and crime
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In these diatribes on the marketing of culture and the branding of identity, the development of spectacle-architecture and the rise of global cities, ...

Dead precedents
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In Dead Precedents, Roy Christopher traces the story of how hip-hop invented the twenty-first century. Emerging alongside cyberpunk in the 1980s, the ...
Black masculinity and the cinema of policing
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This book offers a critical survey of film and media representations of black masculinity in the early twenty-first-century United States, between Pre...

Hippie food
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2019 James Beard Award NomineeAn enlightening narrative history-an entertaining fusion of Tom Wolfe and Michael Pollan-that traces the colorful origin...
Cities of the Dead
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The colorful handmade costumes of beads and feathers swirl frenetically, as the Mardi Gras Indians dance through the streets of New Orleans in remembr...