By Ishita Banerjee-Dube
This quantity bargains a learn of foodstuff, cooking and delicacies in several societies and cultures over various classes of time. It highlights the intimate connections of nutrients, identification, gender, energy, personhood and nationwide tradition, and likewise the difficult blend of elements, rules, ideologies and mind's eye that cross into the illustration of nutrition and food. monitoring such blends in several societies and continents constructed from trans-cultural flows of products and peoples, colonial encounters, event and variation, and alter in angle and flavor, Cooking Cultures makes a singular argument approximately convergent histories of the globe caused through meals and cooking.
By Lavan, L. (ed.), Özgenel, Sarantis, A. (ed.), Luke Lavan, Lale Ozgenel, Alexander Sarantis
This selection of papers, coming up from the convention sequence past due vintage Archaeology, examines the housing within the past due vintage interval, via thematic and neighborhood syntheses, complemented by way of circumstances reports and bibliographic essays.
By Sidney Mintz
A well known anthropologist explores the background and that means of consuming in America.Addressing matters starting from the worldwide phenomenon of Coca-Cola to the diets of yank slaves, Sidney Mintz exhibits how our offerings approximately nutrients are formed through an enormous and more and more advanced international economic system. He demonstrates that our foodstuff offerings have huge, immense and sometimes outstanding value.
By Sara Ahmed, Jackie Stacey
This interesting selection of paintings from best feminist students together with Elspeth Probyn, Penelope Deutscher and Chantal Nadeau engages with and extends the turning out to be feminist literature on lived and imagined embodiment and argues for attention of the surface as a website the place our bodies take shape - already written upon yet open to never-ending re-inscription. person chapters think of such matters because the value of piercing, tattooing and tanning, the attack of self damage upon the outside, the relation among physique portray and the land one of the indigenous humans of Australia and the cultural economic climate of fur in Canada. Pierced, mutilated and marked, mortified and glorified, scarred via disorder and stretched and enveloping the surface of one other in being pregnant, pores and skin is visible right here as either a boundary and some degree of connection - where the place one touches and is touched via others; either the main inner most of reviews and the main public marker of a raced, sexed and nationwide heritage.
By Lauren Dundes, Niles Newton, Michael Newton, Wenda R. Trevathan, James J. McKenna, Sheila Cosminsky (Rutgers University, Brian Bates, Allison Newman Turner, Elaine Jones & Margarita A. Kay, Thomas R. Forbes, Lenore Manderson, Arthur Niehoff, Natalie Meist
This crucial assortment on maternal and baby health and wellbeing specializes in the rites of giving start from a cross-cultural point of view. the prestigious checklist of participants describe the numerous customs surrounding delivery via infancy, similar to attitudes and methods in childbirth, the impact of societal elements that differentiate Western from non-Western maternal birthing positions, the artwork of midwifery, customs and ideology concerning breastfeeding, weaning, swaddling. This ebook may be worthy for classes in clinical sociology and anthropology, public health and wellbeing or behavioral sciences, psychology and psychiatry, and for pre-med scholars.
By A. J. S. Spawforth
В сборнике впервые предлагается обзор придворных обществ древних монархий. Сравнительный подход применен к основным аспектам древних дворов, включая их организацию и физическое устройство, их роль как средства демонстрации, и занимаемое ими место в монархических структурах власти и управления. Исследования подтверждают что древние монархии создавали условия для появления двора и придворного общества.
В составе сборника работы по Ахеменидской и Сасанидской Персии, империи Александра Великого, Риму до цезарей, при них и после них, правителям Ханьского Китая и Египту XVIII династии. Определенные культурные условия, в которых эти монархии функционировали предполагают разнообразие в характере их придворных обществ.Образцы сканов: Содержание :
List of tables
Notes on contributors
List of abbreviations
Introduction - Tony Spawforth
1 New out of previous? courtroom and court docket ceremonies in Achaemenid Persia - Maria Brosius
2 King, court docket and royal illustration within the Sasanian empire - Josef Wiesehofer
3 Thecourt of Alexander the good among Europe and Asia - Tony Spawforth
4 associates in excessive locations: the construction of the court docket of the Roman emperor - Jeremy Paterson
5 The imperial court docket of the overdue Roman empire, c. advert three hundred – c. advert 450 - Rowland Smith
6 The imperial court docket in Han China - Hans van Ess
7 court docket and palace in old Egypt: the Amarna interval and later Eighteenth Dynasty - Kate Spence
By John Burton
Handling Residential Care places ahead feedback for bettering the advance of residential care via larger administration. prolonged examples and sensible case reports all through display how managers can be triumphant and the way occasionally the strong forces of mismanagement can hinder them.
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