Download Sacred Sites and the Colonial Encounter: A History of by Sandra E. Greene PDF

By Sandra E. Greene

''Greene offers the reader a shiny feel of the Anlo come across with western concept and Christian beliefs... and the ensuing erasures, transferences, diversifications, and adjustments of their perceptions of position, area, and the body.'' -- Emmanuel Akyeampong

Sandra E. Greene reconstructs a bright and convincing portrait of the human and actual setting of the 19th-century Anlo-Ewe humans of Ghana and brings background and reminiscence into modern context. Drawing on her wide fieldwork, early eu money owed, and missionary documents and courses, Greene indicates how rules from outdoors pressured sacred and religious meanings linked to specific our bodies of water, burial websites, sacred cities, and the human physique itself to alter in desire of extra clinical and regulatory perspectives. Anlo responses to those colonial principles concerned significant resistance, and, through the years, the Anlo started to characteristic selective, diversified, and sometimes contradictory meanings to the physique and the areas they inhabited. regardless of those a number of meanings, Greene exhibits that the Anlo have been profitable in forging a consensus on easy methods to deal with their identification, setting, and community.

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Download Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites by Clotilde Dusoulier PDF

By Clotilde Dusoulier

The idiosyncrasies of language can let us know much a couple of tradition. during this pleasant ebook, Clotilde Dusoulier, author of the award-winning foodstuff web publication Chocolate & Zucchini, delves into the historical past and which means of 50 of the French language’s most well liked food-related expressions.

Accompanied via attractive watercolor illustrations by means of artist Mélina Josserand, fit to be eaten French explores whimsical turns of word such as:

Tomber dans les pommes (falling into the apples) = fainting
Se faire rouler dans l. a. farine (being rolled in flour) = being fooled
Avoir un cœur d’artichaut (having the guts of an artichoke) = falling in love easily

A deal with of a learn for Francophiles and meals fanatics alike, Edible French is the tastiest solution to discover French culture—one that might depart you in excessive spirits—or, because the French say, vous donnera l. a. pêche (give you the peach).

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Download Партитуры Венских сонат Моцарта PDF

Партитуры Венских сонат Моцарта КНИГИ ; КУЛЬТУРА и ИСКУССТВО Издательство: Halstan Страниц:39 Язык: английский Формат:pdf Размер: 1.25 МбВ наше время компьютеров и электронной музыки мало кто вспоминает о том времени когда не было всего этого. И наверное это делает зря, потому что в те времена жили и творили великие люди, один из низ - Моцарт.Его творения привлекают к себе внимание ни одного человека, и потому всегда приятно прикоснотся к шедеврам гения. СКАЧАТЬ eighty five

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Download Diaspora Youth and Ancestral Homeland: British Pakistani by Gillian Cressey PDF

By Gillian Cressey

This ebook explores the relationships of thirty children with their ancestral place of origin, of Pakistan or Kashmir, and with British city lifestyles. It does so utilizing narratives from youngsters approximately their trips from Birmingham in Britain to go to family members in villages in rural Pakistan and Kashmir. Its specific usefulness is the critique that its empirical info increases of `conventional knowledge' of a few governments, media, educational theorists and public our bodies approximately Muslim Minorities.

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Download Gender, Agency and Change: Anthropological Perspectives by Victoria Goddard PDF

By Victoria Goddard

In accordance with international swap, humans create new possibilities and stipulations, and of their responses they're encouraged through either gender and age. In Gender, employer and Change the individuals illustrate the complexities eager about the structure and functionality of corporation. Such company should be mirrored in ideas of lodging and adaption which could however produce new institutional preparations. then again, they're directed in the direction of the outright rejection of those procedures. The instances tested during this quantity discover the ways that various topics interact within the reformulation of areas, roles and identities, redefining the limits among, and the content material of, the 'public' and the 'private'. The examples additionally offer an account of the way gendered discourses are deployed to exhibit new meanings, a brand new experience of position and time, confirming or not easy principles of 'tradition' and 'modernity'. This assortment might be of specific curiosity to scholars of anthropology and gender reviews.

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Download Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice by Chris Barker PDF

By Chris Barker

This is often the simplest basic textbook that has been written on cultural experiences up to now. Barker covers an incredible volume of fabric. He explicates key thoughts and theories within the box and focuses upon specific problems with modern curiosity. Barker is often reasonable in his evaluation of contrasting arguments and replacement issues of view. Cultural reviews - idea and perform will allow scholars to make feel of a posh, attention-grabbing and important box of analysis' Jim McGuigan, collage of Loughborough "It is entire in scope, in actual fact written, powerfuble and actual, and but presents an unique and precious standpoint on cultural reviews in addition to an outline of key innovations, tools, themes, and the fabric of cultural reviews" Doug Kellner, Graduate institution of schooling, UCLA"The publication is definitely the main extensive ranging out there" and " the e-book is particularly well-liked by students... they suspect it represents low cost for cash due to its comprehensiveness... scholars take pleasure in the accessibility of the language and the reason of inauspicious theoretical innovations" Paul Manning Sociology Dept, de Montfort college Chris Barker has largely revised and up to date his bestselling textbook Cultural Studies, to provide an up to date moment variation of a ebook that's already a accomplished, one-stop consultant for college students of cultural reports and cultural thought. broadly followed in its first variation the second one variation is much more available to the coed reader, that includes: new chapters masking important difficulties in cultural reviews; biology, evolution and tradition; extra new fabric around the unique chapters; further pedagogical positive factors together with bankruptcy summaries, pupil workouts, boxed info, and extra bullet issues; larger readability of expression; and an improved word list of key techniques. finished in scope, and authoritative and balanced in its research, Cultural experiences maps the sector, and courses the reader via all of the middle subject matters integrated on Cultural reports classes, together with: the main techniques in cultural experiences; the major figures and faculties of notion; the basic methodologies; the ancient roots of the topic; the turns towards ideology, language, gender, race and id; the demanding situations posed by way of postmodernism and postcolonialism. This booklet is vital examining for all scholars of Cultural experiences, and the addition of much more scholar pleasant positive aspects, will expand its readership.

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Download Selbstreproduzierende Maschinen: Konrad Zuses Montagestraße by Nora Eibisch PDF

By Nora Eibisch

Nora Eibisch fokussiert die bisher unbekannte späte Werkphase des Computerpioniers Konrad Zuse und ordnet diese in ihren ideengeschichtlichen Kontext ein. Zuse erscheint dabei als ein Visionär technischer selbstreproduzierender Systeme, autarker Fabriken und künstlicher Intelligenz. Im Zentrum steht die Anfang der 1970er Jahre entwickelte Montagestraße SRS seventy two. In dem Projekt offenbart sich Zuses Überzeugung, automatisierte selbstreproduzierende Systeme realisieren zu können. Anhand der Auswertung von Archivalien wird beschrieben, wie Zuse den Bau der Anlage umsetzte und wie er sich ihre Weiterentwicklung vorstellte: Sie sollte zu miniaturisierten technischen Systemen führen, die sich analog zu biologischen Zellen verhalten und die Besiedlung des Weltraums vorbereiten. Diese imaginative and prescient wird in Zuses Konzept eines digitalen Universums eingeordnet, mit dem er alle Erscheinungen der Wirklichkeit auf Prozesse der Informationsverarbeitung zurückführte.

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