Books in category Social Science – Customs & Traditions

  • Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic

    Concealed Weapon Laws of the Early Republic
    Clayton E. Cramer

    He further supports the work of other scholars who have lately examined the role of Scots-Irish immigrants in creating a distinctive southern back-country culture of "honor violence" including dueling and brawling.

  • Macrobius Saturnalia Books 3 5

    Macrobius: Saturnalia, Books 3-5
    Ambrosius Aurelius Theodosius Macrobius, Robert A. Kaster

    A full introduction places the work in its cultural context and analyzes its construction, while indexes of names, subjects, and ancient works cited in both text and notes make the work more readily accessible than ever before.

  • Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia

    Making Agreements in Medieval Catalonia
    Adam J. Kosto

    A local study of Catalonia with wide implications for the history of medieval Europe.

  • The Chinese Fashion Industry

    The Chinese Fashion Industry
    Jianhua Zhao

    What roles do the local and the global play in the dramatic changes? This book offers a historically informed, ethnographically grounded and interpretive analysis of contemporary Chinese fashion and the fashion industry.

  • Daily Life During the Holocaust

    Daily Life During the Holocaust
    Eve Nussbaum Soumerai, Carol D. Schulz

    Personal stories as well as historical facts examine the lives of Holocaust victims as they tried to maintain a normal life during this horrific period in history

  • Privatizar la cultura

    Privatizar la cultura
    Chin-tao Wu

    Chin-tao Wu no pierde de vista el caso Guggenheim de Bilbao. ¿«Una historia de Cenicienta»?, como diría The new York Times, o por el contrario, « ¿representa la última invasión por parte de la alta cultura estadounidense como …

  • The Iambics of Newfoundland

    The Iambics of Newfoundland
    Robert Finch

    For nearly a decade, Robert Finch traveled around the ?edge of North AmericaOCO ? the stunning yet seriously inhospitable island of Newfoundland.

  • The Spirit of the Mountains

    The Spirit of the Mountains
    Emma Bell Miles

    '" –The Southern Quarterly . Emma Bell Miles (1879-1919) also wrote numerous poems and short stories that appeared in such publications of the period as Harpers Monthly, Century, and Lippincott's.

  • It

    It
    Alexa Chung

    Alexa Chung's IT: the Top Ten Bestseller from the international fashion muse and Vogue contributing editor Now a Penguin paperback, this one-off collection of Alexa Chung's writing, doodles and photographs combines stories of early style …

  • Account of the Kingdom of Nepal

    Account of the Kingdom of Nepal
    Francis Buchanan Hamilton

    And Of The Territories Annexed To This Dominion By The House Of Gorkha Untill The Year 1814.

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