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Download Understanding War: An Annotated Bibliography (The War Trilogy)

Understanding War: An Annotated Bibliography (The War Trilogy)

Culture | 19 | 12-12-2017, 13:04

Author: Christian P. Potholm  |  Isbn: 9780761867739  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 718  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The third book in Professor Christian Potholm’s war trilogy (which includes Winning at War and War Wisdom), Understanding War provides a most workable bibliography dealing with the vast literature on war and warfare. As such, it provides insights into over 3000...

Download Variational Text Linguistics: Revisiting Register in English

Variational Text Linguistics: Revisiting Register in English

Culture | 33 | 12-12-2017, 10:05

Author: Christina Sanchez-stockhammer and Christoph Schubert  |  Isbn: 9783110443103  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 339  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume fosters the field of 'variational text linguistics'. Its focus on both functional and regional types of textual variation provides new insights into the concept of 'register'. The book is a forum for the description and...

Download Patterns & Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

Patterns & Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

Culture | 30 | 12-12-2017, 10:02

Author: Chunyan Wang  |  Isbn: 9781138202535  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Intensification plays a major role in spoken and written interaction, enabling the writer or speaker to express different levels of commitment. This book explores the patterns and meanings of intensifiers in Chinese learner English by ways of comparison with native English. The...

Download The English Wits: Literature & Sociability in Early Modern England

The English Wits: Literature & Sociability in Early Modern England

Culture | 41 | 11-12-2017, 19:59

Author: Michelle O'Callaghan  |  Isbn: 052115376X  |  File size: 1.73MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 244  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries the Inns of Court and fashionable London taverns developed a culture of clubbing, urban sociability and wit. The convivial societies that emerged created rituals to define social identities and to engage in literary...

Download Speak the Culture: France: Be Fluent in French Life & Culture

Speak the Culture: France: Be Fluent in French Life & Culture

Culture | 30 | 11-12-2017, 19:15

Author: Andrew Whittaker  |  Isbn: 9781854184931  |  File size: 31MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A guidebook can show you where to go, a phrase-book what to say when you get there. Only Speak the Culture: France will lead you to the nation’s soul. This easy-to-use cultural companion reflects what it means to have grown up with Camus, Cézanne, De Gaulle and Bardot;...

Download Cognitive Control & Consequences of Multilingualism

Cognitive Control & Consequences of Multilingualism

Culture | 28 | 11-12-2017, 18:06

Author: John W. Schwieter  |  Isbn: 9789027243720  |  File size: 8.19MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 471  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The human mind is a marvelous device that effectively regulates mental activities and facilitates amendable cognitive behaviour across several domains such as attention, memory, and language processing. For multilinguals, the mind also represents and manages more than one...

Download Neo-Bohemia: Art & Commerce in the Postindustrial City

Neo-Bohemia: Art & Commerce in the Postindustrial City

Culture | 40 | 11-12-2017, 17:39

Author: Richard Lloyd  |  Isbn: 9780415870979  |  File size: 3.4MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 328  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Neo-Bohemia brings the study of bohemian culture down to the street level, while maintaining a commitment to understanding broader historical and economic urban contexts. Simultaneously readable and academic, this book anticipates key urban trends at the dawn of...

Download Modern Italian Poets: Translators of the Impossible

Modern Italian Poets: Translators of the Impossible

Culture | 42 | 11-12-2017, 17:12

Author: Jacob Blakesley  |  Isbn: 9781442646421  |  File size: 32MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 392  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In 1948, the poet Eugenio Montale published his Quaderno di traduzioni and created an entirely new Italian literary genre, the “translation notebook.” The quaderni were the work of some of Italy’s foremost poets, and their translation anthologies proved...

Download Bibliographia Karaitica

Bibliographia Karaitica

Culture | 38 | 11-12-2017, 17:02

Author: Barry Dov Walfish and Mikhail Kizilov  |  Isbn: 9789004189270  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 810  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Winner of the Association for Jewish Libraries 2012 Judaica Bibliography Award! This is the first comprehensive bibliography on the Karaites and Karaism. Including over 8,000 items in twenty languages, this bibliography, with its extensive annotations,...

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Aryans & British India

Culture | 43 | 11-12-2017, 16:33

Author: Thomas R. Trautmann  |  Isbn: 9780520205468  |  File size: 4.3MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 259  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture "Aryan," a word that today evokes images of racial hatred and atrocity, was first used by Europeans to suggest bonds of kinship, as Thomas Trautmann shows in his far-reaching history of British Orientalism and the ethnology of India. When the historical relationship...

Download A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics

A Rasa Reader: Classical Indian Aesthetics

Culture | 55 | 11-12-2017, 16:16

Author: Sheldon Pollock  |  Isbn: 9780231173902  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 472  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture From the early years of the Common Era to 1700, Indian intellectuals explored with unparalleled subtlety the place of emotion in art. Their investigations led to the deconstruction of art's formal structures and broader inquiries into the pleasure of tragic tales. Rasa, or...

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200 Jahre Heidelberger Romantik

Culture | 33 | 11-12-2017, 15:13

Author: Friedrich Strack  |  Isbn: 9783540752332  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 621  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture „Ein gut Teil des Feuers, das Napoleon verzehrte", habe von Heidelberg seinen Ausgang genommen. Das sagte Freiherr vom Stein 1815 und meinte jene nationale Kulturerneuerung, die den Heidelberger Romantikerkreis um Achim von Arnim, Clemens Brentano u. a. entscheidend...

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Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship & Mediated Cultures

Culture | 49 | 11-12-2017, 14:13

Author: Audrey Yue and Jun Zubillaga-Pow  |  Isbn: 9789888139330  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalise homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by many as one of the emerging gay capitals of Asia. This book accounts for the rise of mediated queer cultures in Singapore's current...

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The Bloomsbury Companion to Stylistics

Culture | 28 | 11-12-2017, 12:58

Author: Violeta Sotirova  |  Isbn: 9781441160058  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 744  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This Bloomsbury Companion provides an overview of stylistics with a detailed outline of the scope and history of the discipline, as well as its key areas of research. The main research methods and approaches within the field are presented with a detailed overview and then...

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The Use of Signing Space in a Shared Sign Language of Australia

Culture | 29 | 11-12-2017, 11:43

Author: Anastasia Bauer  |  Isbn: 9781614517337  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 279  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In this book, an Australian Aboriginal sign language used by Indigenous people in the North East Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) is described on the level of spatial grammar. Topics discussed range from properties of individual signs to structure of interrogative and...

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Diasporic Chineseness after the Rise of China

Culture | 48 | 11-12-2017, 10:55

Author: Julia Kuehn  |  Isbn: 9780774825917  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture As China rose to its position of global superpower, Chinese groups in the West watched with anticipation and trepidation. In this volume, international scholars examine how artists, writers, filmmakers, and intellectuals from the Chinese diaspora represented this new China to...

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Tone & Inflection

Culture | 45 | 1-11-2017, 17:45

Author: Enrique L. Palancar  |  Isbn: 9783110450026  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 342  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Tone is about melody and meaning, inflection is about grammar, and this book is about a bit of both by studying complex ways in which the tones of a given language engage in the expression of grammatical meaning. The book includes chapters on both general issues concerning...

Download Butterfly's Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture

Butterfly's Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture

Culture | 25 | 30-09-2017, 17:36

Author: Yoko Kawaguchi  |  Isbn: 978-0300115215  |  File size: 1 Mb  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture In this fascinating and wide-ranging book, Yoko Kawaguchi explores the Western portrayal of Japanese women—and geishas in particular—from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. She argues that in the West, Japanese women have come to embody certain ideas about...

Download Professional Ethics & Etiquette (2nd Edition)

Professional Ethics & Etiquette (2nd Edition)

Culture | 26 | 28-09-2017, 19:49

Author: Richard Worth  |  Isbn: 9780816055234  |  File size: 1.2MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 128  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Developing professional habits and manners is more important now than ever. Professional Ethics and Etiquette, Second Edition (the previous edition was titled Self-Development) helps students see how a professional is characterized not only by his or her technical skills, but...

Download The Semantics of Word Formation & Lexicalization

The Semantics of Word Formation & Lexicalization

Culture | 46 | 17-08-2017, 14:05

Author: Claire Thomas and Pius ten Hacken  |  Isbn: 9780748689606  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the study of word formation, the focus has often been on generating the form. In this book, the semantic aspect of the formation of new words is central. It is viewed from the perspectives of word formation rules and of lexicalization. An extensive...

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Writing Advice For Teens: Creating Stories

Culture | 115 | 16-08-2017, 13:31

Author: Mike Kalmbach  |  Isbn: 0984654534  |  File size: 836.6 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 178  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture I originally downloaded this book because I'm always curious about the writing advice of others but found it to be a wonderful resource for not only teens but all ages. I'm hoping to use some of Mr. Kalmbach's advice when I teach writing to my students, especially the prompt...

Download Manipulation: The Definitive Guide to Understanding Manipulation, MindControl & NLP

Manipulation: The Definitive Guide to Understanding Manipulation, MindControl & NLP

Culture | 43 | 3-08-2017, 11:44

Author: Ryan James  |  Isbn: 9781541292833  |  File size: 0.5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 52  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Manipulation Series Book #1 What is manipulation, how is it used in our everyday lives, and why is it such a prevalent force in our society? Whether you consciously realize it or not, you use this tactic and have it used on you very often. Although some people have a negative...

Download Ich Küsse Euch Tausendmal: Die Schönsten Liebesbriefe Der Weltliteratur

Ich Küsse Euch Tausendmal: Die Schönsten Liebesbriefe Der Weltliteratur

Culture | 106 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: German Neundorfer  |  Isbn: 978-3596905003  |  File size: 818.8 Kb  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Culture Gibt es etwas Aufregenderes, als mit einem Brief das Herz eines angebeteten Menschen zu erobern? Oder etwas Zauberhafteres, als seine Sehnsucht in flammenden Worten an das geliebte Gegenüber zu richten? Nicht umsonst ist der Liebesbrief die klassische Disziplin des...

Download Material Moments In Book Cultures: Essays In Honour Of Gabriele Müller-oberhäuser

Material Moments In Book Cultures: Essays In Honour Of Gabriele Müller-oberhäuser

Culture | 173 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Sandra Simon and Simon Rosenberg  |  Isbn: 978-3631647943  |  File size: 2.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 286  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This Festschrift honours the dedicated book historian and medievalist Gabriele Müller-Oberhäuser. Her wide-ranging scholarly expertise has encouraged and influenced many adepts of the book. The essays in this volume reflect the variety of her interests:...

Download Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider & Other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture

Porn & Pong: How Grand Theft Auto, Tomb Raider & Other Sexy Games Changed Our Culture

Culture | 217 | 1-08-2017, 12:54

Author: Damon Brown and Jon M. Gibson  |  Isbn: 978-1932595369  |  File size: 22 Mb  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 231  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A thoughtful, in-depth look at sexuality in the gaming world. Is it so very different from Las Vegas? Advertising? The voyeurism of movies? Do these things shape us or are they a manifestation of our collective urgings? Mr. Brown has a way of holding up the...

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