Books in category Social Science – Popular Culture

  • Ecstasy


    The history of ecstasy, its discovery and use and social implications.

  • The Practice of Cultural Studies

    The Practice of Cultural Studies
    Richard Johnson, Deborah Chambers, Parvati Raghuram, Estella Tincknell

    This is a book on methods which readers will be able to make their own; and which — uniquely in the genre — will keep them buzzing' – Bill Schwarz, Queen Mary University of London 'The Practice of Cultural Studies is an original …

  • Christians in the Movies

    Christians in the Movies
    Peter E. Dans

    This book explores this shift through in-depth reviews and commentaries on 100 important films, as well as briefer discussions of about 75 additional Christian-themed films.

  • The Hedonism Handbook

    The Hedonism Handbook
    Michael Flocker

    The Hedonism Handbook can help put the three-martini lunch, the baguette with real butter, the deep tan, the unfiltered cigarette, or the simple act of lying in a hammock under the stars back within our grasp.

  • Spain Culture Smart

    Spain – Culture Smart!
    Bélen Aguado Viguer

    This is the nation that enjoyed a golden age of enlightenment, that discovered America and gathered in its riches, and that left the great legacy of its culture and its language, today spoken by over four hundred million people.

  • MTV s Real World Las Vegas

    MTV’s Real World Las Vegas
    K.M. Squires

    A behind-the-scenes look at the seven strangers who were chosen to live together in a house in Las Vegas, where anything can happen, contains gossip, drama, photographs, interviews, and the participants' original casting appearances.

  • Dance of the Sleepwalkers

    Dance of the Sleepwalkers
    Frank M. Calabria

    Dance marathons were a phenomenally popular fad during the manic 1920s and depressive 1930s.

  • Dragon Soul

    Dragon Soul
    Derek Padula

    With a foreword from Christopher Sabat and Sean Schemmel, Dragon Soul: 30 Years of Dragon Ball Fandom is a grand celebration of the world's greatest anime and manga and it's momentous 30th Anniversary.

  • Sacred Vine of Spirits Ayahuasca

    Sacred Vine of Spirits: Ayahuasca
    Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.

    This book will be an inspiration for lay audiences and a treasure trove of information for scholars studying consciousneess and the human psyche.” –Stanislav Grof, M.D., author of LSD Psychotherapy, Psychology of the Future, and The …

  • One Letter Words a Dictionary

    One-Letter Words, a Dictionary
    Craig Conley

    This book is the essential desk companion, gift, or reference volume for a vast array of readers: wordsmiths, puzzle lovers, teachers, students, librarians, and armchair linguists will all find One-Letter Words, a Dictionary a must-have.

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