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Download Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

Heroism in the Harry Potter Series

Culture | 28 | 21-12-2017, 18:04

Author: Katrin Berndt  |  Isbn: 9781409412441  |  File size: 1.53MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Taking up the various conceptions of heroism that are conjured in the Harry Potter series, this collection examines the ways fictional heroism in the twenty-first century challenges the idealized forms of a somewhat simplistic masculinity associated with genres like the epic,...

Download Our Broad Present: Time & Contemporary Culture

Our Broad Present: Time & Contemporary Culture

Culture | 36 | 21-12-2017, 17:03

Author: Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht  |  Isbn: 9780231163613  |  File size: 1.7mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 112  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Considering a range of present-day phenomena, from the immediacy effects of literature to the impact of hypercommunication, globalization, and sports, Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht notes an important shift in our relationship to history and the passage of time. Although we...

Download Key to Advanced Latin

Key to Advanced Latin

Culture | 36 | 21-12-2017, 15:44

Author: James Morwood, Katharine Radice, and Stephen Anderson  |  Isbn: 9781853997303  |  File size: 0.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "Key to Advanced Latin" provides answers to the exercises that form a substantial part of our new Latin language textbook, "Advanced Latin: Materials for A2 and Pre-U", which is being published simultaneously (Isbn 9781853997297). These...

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Landscape & Culture in Northern Eurasia

Culture | 46 | 21-12-2017, 14:45

Author: Peter Jordan  |  Isbn: 1611327806  |  File size: 2.6MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 358  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This unique volume aims to break down the lingering linguistic boundaries that continue to divide up the circumpolar world, to move beyond ethnographic ‘thick description’ to integrate the study of northern Eurasian hunting and herding societies more effectively by...

Download Rising from the Ruins: Roman Antiquities in Neoclassic Literature

Rising from the Ruins: Roman Antiquities in Neoclassic Literature

Culture | 39 | 21-12-2017, 14:28

Author: Bruce C. Swaffield  |  Isbn: 1443814008  |  File size: 0.9MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 187  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The neoclassic tendency to write about the ruins of Rome was both an attempt to recapture the grandeur of the 'golden age' of man as well as a lament for the passing of a great civilization. John Dyer, who wrote 'The Ruins of Rome' in 1740, was largely responsible for the...

Download Studies on the History & Literature of Tibet & the Himalaya

Studies on the History & Literature of Tibet & the Himalaya

Culture | 33 | 21-12-2017, 10:57

Author: Henk Blezer  |  Isbn: 9789937506793  |  File size: 3.2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 210  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Studies on the History and Literature of Tibet and the Himalaya Henk Blezer, Roberto Vitali, David Templeman, Franz-Karl Ehrhard, Elliot Sperling, Bianca Horlemann, Saul Mullard, Alice Travers, Isrun Engelhardt Edited by Roberto Vitali Download book...

Download Second Language Socialization & Learner Agency: Adoptive Family Talk

Second Language Socialization & Learner Agency: Adoptive Family Talk

Culture | 37 | 21-12-2017, 10:26

Author: Lyn Wright Fogle  |  Isbn: 1847697852  |  File size: 0.7MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 208  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book examines how Russian-speaking adoptees in three US families actively shape opportunities for language learning and identity construction in everyday interactions. This work focuses on how learners achieve agency in second language socialization processes and informs...

Download A Social Archaeology of Households in Neolithic Greece

A Social Archaeology of Households in Neolithic Greece

Culture | 29 | 20-12-2017, 20:17

Author: Stella G. Souvatzi  |  Isbn: 9780521836890  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 332  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The study of households and everyday life is increasingly recognized as fundamental in social archeological analysis. This volume is the first to address the household as a process and as a conceptual and analytical means through which we can interpret social organization...

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Home & the World: Editing the "Glorious Ming" in Woodblock-Printed Books of the Sixteenth & Seventeenth Centuries

Culture | 34 | 20-12-2017, 19:28

Author: Yuming He  |  Isbn: 9780674066809  |  File size: 106MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture China's sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw an unprecedented explosion in the production and circulation of woodblock-printed books. What can surviving traces of that era's print culture reveal about the makers and consumers of these books? Home and the World addresses this...

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History & Cultural Theory

Culture | 36 | 20-12-2017, 19:26

Author: Simon Gunn  |  Isbn: 9780582784086  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In recent times there has been recognition of the growing influence of cultural theory on historical writing. Foucault, Bourdieu, Butler and Spivak are just some of the thinkers whose ideas have been taken up and deployed by historians. What are these ideas and where do they come...

Download First Exposure to a Second Language: Learners' Initial Input Processing

First Exposure to a Second Language: Learners' Initial Input Processing

Culture | 26 | 20-12-2017, 19:04

Author: Rebekah Rast and ZhaoHong Han  |  Isbn: 9781107017610  |  File size: 1.1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 220  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The initial state of learner spontaneous input processing in foreign language learning, as well as the extent to which this processing leads to intake, is of central importance to theoreticians and teachers alike. In this collection of original studies, leading...

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Essentials of Assessment Report Writing

Culture | 35 | 20-12-2017, 18:30

Author: Elizabeth O. Lichtenberger  |  Isbn: 0471394874  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 304  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Instructive guide to preparing informative and accurate assessment reports for a variety of individuals and settings Assessment reports are central to the diagnostic process and are used to inform parents, clients, and clinicians, among others, about academic problems,...

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Rhetoric in Antiquity

Culture | 43 | 20-12-2017, 17:41

Author: Pernot L  |  Isbn: 0813214076  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 269  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Originally published as La Rhétorique dans l'Antiquité (2000), this new English edition provides students with a valuable introduction to understanding the classical art of rhetoric and its place in ancient society and politics. Rhetoric formed an essential part of teaching and general...

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Bibelgriechisch leicht gemacht

Culture | 28 | 20-12-2017, 13:25

Author: Werner Stoy  |  Isbn: 9783765593123  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 349  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Dieses Buch ist als Lehrbuch für das theologische Graecum konzipert. Der Stoff wurde auf 72 Lektionen aufgeteilt, dadurch wird sehr langsam vorgegangen. Selbst für das Erlernen der griechischen Schrift sind mehrere Lektionen vorgesehen. Am Ende können bereits einfachere Texte des...

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A Historical Phonology of English

Culture | 27 | 20-12-2017, 12:56

Author: Donka Minkova  |  Isbn: 0748634681  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 440  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This title charts the historical development of the English phonological system. Phonological evolution is a major component of the overall history of the language; the subject matter is both significant on its own terms and relevant in curricular terms. This book describes the...

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Introducing Second Language Acquisition, 2 edition

Culture | 39 | 20-12-2017, 11:01

Author: Professor Muriel Saville-Troike  |  Isbn: 1107010896  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Written for students encountering the topic for the first time, this is a clear and practical introduction to second language acquisition (SLA). Using non-technical language, it explains how a second language is acquired; what the learner of a second language...

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Cognition-Based Studies on Chinese Grammar

Culture | 25 | 19-12-2017, 19:56

Author: Yulin Yuan  |  Isbn: 9781138796379  |  File size: 13.3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 284  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Introducing the English translations of 8 selected research articles originally written in Chinese by Professor Yuan Yulin, Cognition-based Studies on Chinese Grammar is an essential reading for researchers in Chinese syntax. Yuan Yulin is one of the very first Chinese scholars...

Download Paleopoetics: The Evolution of the Preliterate Imagination

Paleopoetics: The Evolution of the Preliterate Imagination

Culture | 31 | 19-12-2017, 18:17

Author: Christopher Collins  |  Isbn: 0231160933  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Christopher Collins introduces an exciting new field of research traversing evolutionary biology, anthropology, archaeology, cognitive psychology, linguistics, neuroscience, and literary study. Paleopoetics maps the selective processes that originally shaped the human genus...

Download Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language & Identity

Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language & Identity

Culture | 23 | 19-12-2017, 15:10

Author: Monica Heller  |  Isbn: 0199746850  |  File size: 2.3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Nationalism informs our ideas about language, culture, identity, nation, and State–ideas that are being challenged by globalization and an emerging new economy. As language, culture, and identity are commodified, multilingualism becomes a factor in the mobility of people, ideas...

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Verbs: Aspect & Causal Structure

Culture | 33 | 19-12-2017, 14:43

Author: William Croft  |  Isbn: 0199248583  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book presents a model of event structure for the analysis of aspectual constructions and argument structure constructions in English and other languages. Representing the culmination of two decades of the author's research and thought, it explores the contribution of semantics...

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The Changing Languages of Europe

Culture | 28 | 19-12-2017, 13:09

Author: Bernd Heine and Tania Kuteva  |  Isbn: 0199297347  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 374  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book shows that the languages and dialects of Europe are becoming increasingly alike and furthermore that this unifying process goes back to Roman times, is accelerating, and affects every European language including those of different families such as Basque...

Download Elementary Syntactic Structures: Prospects of a Feature-Free Syntax

Elementary Syntactic Structures: Prospects of a Feature-Free Syntax

Culture | 24 | 19-12-2017, 10:29

Author: Cedric Boeckx  |  Isbn: 9781107034099  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 222  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Most syntacticians, no matter their theoretical persuasion, agree that features (types or categories) are the most important units of analysis. Within Chomskyan generative grammar, the importance of features has grown steadily and within minimalism, it can be said that...

Download Volume 6, Tome III: Kierkegaard & His German Contemporaries - Literature & Aesthetics

Volume 6, Tome III: Kierkegaard & His German Contemporaries - Literature & Aesthetics

Culture | 46 | 18-12-2017, 19:23

Author: Jon Stewart  |  Isbn: 9780754662860  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 334  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume explores in detail Kierkegaard's various relations to his German contemporaries. Kierkegaard read German fluently and made extensive use of the writings of German-speaking authors. It can certainly be argued that, apart from his contemporary Danish sources, the German...

Download Literary Theory: The Basics, 3rd Edition

Literary Theory: The Basics, 3rd Edition

Culture | 27 | 18-12-2017, 13:14

Author: Hans Bertens  |  Isbn: 0415538068  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This third edition of Hans Bertens’ bestselling book is an essential guide to the often confusing and complicated world of literary theory. Exploring a broad range of topics from Marxist and feminist criticism to postmodernism and new historicism Literary Theory: The Basics...

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Transfiguring the Arts & Sciences

Culture | 27 | 18-12-2017, 11:07

Author: Professor Jon Klancher  |  Isbn: 9781107029101  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this important and innovative study, Jon Klancher shows how the Romantic age produced a new discourse of the 'Arts and Sciences' by reconfiguring the Enlightenment's idea of knowledge and by creating new kinds of cultural institutions with unprecedented public...

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