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Representing "U": Popular Culture, Media, & Higher Education, AEHE 40:4

Culture | 158 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Pauline J. Reynolds  |  Isbn: 1118966236  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture From the magazines and newspapers of the mid-1800s to movies and apps of the twenty-first century, popular culture and media in the United States provide prolific representations of higher education. This report positions artifacts of popular culture as pedagogic texts able...

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Ethnography & Language Policy

Culture | 153 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Teresa L. McCarty  |  Isbn: 0415801397  |  File size: 10.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Illuminating, through ethnographic inquiry, how individual agents "make" language policy in everyday social practice, this volume advances the growing field of language planning and policy using a critical sociocultural approach. From this perspective, language policy is...

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Western Amazonia- Amazonia Ocidental

Culture | 181 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author:  |  Isbn: 9521012579  |  File size: 15.4MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture , "Western Amazonia- Amazonia Ocidental: Multidisciplinary Studies on Ancient Expansionistic Movements, Fortifications and Sedentary Life" Download book...

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Mediterranean Families in Antiquity

Culture | 174 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Geoffrey Nathan and Sabine R. Huebner  |  Isbn: 9781119143697  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This comprehensive study of families in the Mediterranean world spans the Bronze Age through Late Antiquity, and looks at families and households in various ancient societies inhabiting the regions around the Mediterranean Sea in an attempt to break down...

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The Secret Life of Saeed: The Pessoptimist

Culture | 72 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Emile Habi, Salma Khadra Jayyusi, and Trevor Le Gassick  |  Isbn: 9781566564151  |  File size: 2.94MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This contemporary classic, the story of a Palestinian who becomes a citizen of Israel, combines fact and fantasy, tragedy and comedy. Saeed is the comic hero, the luckless fool, whose tale tells of aggression and resistance, terror...

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What Is World Literature? (Translation/Transnation)

Culture | 180 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: David Damrosch  |  Isbn: 9780691049861  |  File size: 22.96MB  |  Year: 2003  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture World literature was long defined in North America as an established canon of European masterpieces, but an emerging global perspective has challenged both this European focus and the very category of "the masterpiece." The first book to look broadly at the contemporary...

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Fictional Characters, Real Problems

Culture | 181 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Garry L. Hagberg  |  Isbn: 9780198715719  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Literature is a complex and multifaceted expression of our humanity of a kind that is instructively resistant to simplification; reduction to a single element that would constitute literature's defining essence would be no more possible than it could be genuinely...

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The Austronesians: Historical & Comparative Perspectives

Culture | 127 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Darrell Tryon, James J. Fox, and Peter Bellwood  |  Isbn: 9780731521326  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 367  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Austronesian-speaking population of the world are estimated to number more than 270 million people, living in a broad swathe around half the globe, from Madagascar to Easter Island and from Taiwan to New Zealand. The seventeen papers in this...

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Langenscheidt Praktisches Lehrbuch Niederländisch

Culture | 84 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Annelies de Jonghe and Michiel Tan  |  Isbn: 9783468262340  |  File size: 10MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: Dutch, German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Sprachenlernen mit System: Die vollständige Neubearbeitung des klassischen Langenscheidt-Sprachkurses für Selbstlerner führt zuverlässig zum Lernerfolg. Download book...

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Our Word Is Our Bond: How Legal Speech Acts

Culture | 84 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Marianne Constable  |  Isbn: 0804774943  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Words can be misspoken, misheard, misunderstood, or misappropriated; they can be inappropriate, inaccurate, dangerous, or wrong. When speech goes wrong, law often steps in as itself a speech act or series of speech acts. Our Word Is Our Bond offers a nuanced approach to...

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Recycling Culture(s)

Culture | 177 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Sara Martin  |  Isbn: 9781847184290  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 220  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Culture survives today by means of a constant recycling, optimistically trying to overcome its own decadence in the 21st century. Recycling Culture(s) addresses from a variety of perspectives this strategy, analyzing not only a wide range of texts but also of cultural practices....

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Slaves of the Shah: New Elites of Safavid Iran

Culture | 63 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Sussan Babaie  |  Isbn: 9781860647215  |  File size: 8MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 218  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Safavid dynasty represented the pinnacle of Iran’s power and influence in its early modern history. The evidence of this – the creation of a nation state, military expansion and success, economic dynamism, and the exquisite art and architecture of the period – is...

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Der Brockhaus in einem Band

Culture | 142 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author:  |  Isbn: 9783577090544  |  File size: 73MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages:  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Der neue "Brockhaus in einem Band" will gelesen werden, will Neugierde wecken, will überraschen und anregen. Nicht mehr, aber auch nicht weniger. Er garantiert daher nicht nur gesicherte Informationen zum Nachschlagen, sondern hält darüber hinaus auf jeder Seite exklusive, Lesevergnügen...

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Corpus Methodologies Explained: An empirical approach to translation studies

Culture | 75 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Li Defeng, Meng Ji, and Michael Oakes  |  Isbn: 9780415716994  |  File size: 2.4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 244  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book introduces the latest advances in Corpus-Based Translation Studies (CBTS), a thriving subfield of Translation Studies which forms an important part of both translator training and empirical translation research. Largely empirical and...

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Selling Shakespeare : Biography, Bibliography, & the Book Trade

Culture | 141 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Adam G. Hooks  |  Isbn: 9781107138070  |  File size: 1.48MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 218  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Selling Shakespeare tells a story of Shakespeare's life and career in print, a story centered on the people who created, bought, and sold books in the early modern period. The interests and investments of publishers and booksellers have defined our ideas of what is...

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Old Norse-Icelandic Literature: A Short Introduction

Culture | 141 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Heather O'Donoghue  |  Isbn: 9780631236252  |  File size: 1.71MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture From runic inscriptions to sagas, this book introduces readers to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature.An introduction to the colourful world of Old Norse-Icelandic literature.Covers mythology and family sagas, as well as less well-known areas, such as...

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Women's Acts : Plays by Women Dramatists of Spain's Golden Age

Culture | 151 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Teresa Scott Soufas  |  Isbn: 9780813108896  |  File size: 34.6MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 344  |  Language: English, Spanish  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "Themes of love, arranged marriages and ill-fated love affairs - all written from the point of view of the woman involved - are explored, portraying how difficult it was for women to find fulfillment at a time when their opportunities were severely limited." -...

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Mapping English Metaphor Through Time

Culture | 89 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Carole Hough, Ellen Bramwell, and Wendy Anderson  |  Isbn: 9780198744573  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume offers an empirical and diachronic investigation of the foundations and nature of metaphor in English. Metaphor is one of the hot topics in present-day linguistics, with a huge range of research focusing on the systematic...

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Research Methods in Intercultural Communication: A Practical Guide

Culture | 113 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Zhu Hua  |  Isbn: 1118837436  |  File size: 2.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Research Methods in Intercultural Communication introduces and contextualizes the most important methodological issues in the field for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. Examples of these issues are which paradigms and how to research multilingually, interculturally and...

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People & Places of Nature & Culture

Culture | 201 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Rod Giblett  |  Isbn: 9781841504018  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 278  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Using the rich and vital Australian Aboriginal understanding of country as a model, People and Places of Nature and Culture affirms the importance of a sustainable relationship between nature and culture. While current thought includes the mistaken notion—perpetuated by natural...

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Cicero, Classicism, & Popular Culture

Culture | 82 | 31-07-2017, 14:38

Author: Marshall Fishwick  |  Isbn: 0789025922  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 247  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Learn why Cicero is considered one of the most important individuals in all of Western culture! Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC) was a poet, philosopher, writer, scholar, barrister, statesman, patriot, and the linguist who helped make Latin into a universal language. His many...

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