Get M: Una metronovela (Frontiere Einaudi) (Italian Edition) PDF

By Stefano Bartezzaghi

«- Scendiamo dal treno, prendiamo un taxi e siamo al residence.
- Ma no, prendiamo los angeles metro. Perché un taxi?
- consistent with vedere subito los angeles città. Perché l. a. metro?
- in step with vedere subito l. a. città».


Tra arrivi e partenze, amicizie lunghe una vita e disincontri quotidiani, orizzonte superiore e orizzonte inferiore, ricordi tenaci e attimi mancati, Stefano Bartezzaghi ci conduce in un insolito viaggio sentimentale nella sua città. E l. a. sua linguacornucopia scava nell'ovvio e nel mediocre del quotidiano e dell'oggetto comune consistent with produrre riverberi insoliti, lampi di ricordi, nuovi angoli di osservazione, storie frivole e serie di persone observe o del tutto sconosciute che insieme a Milano ci raccontano anche un'altra possibile città. Magari l. a. nostra.

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Download e-book for iPad: Promoting and Marketing Events: Theory and Practice by Nigel Jackson

By Nigel Jackson

This obtainable ebook introduces scholars to the theories, ideas and talents required to advertise an occasion effectively. to advertise an occasion successfully it's necessary to comprehend advertising, however it can also be very important to understand that it's not simply shoppers who're the viewers: different publics who won't inevitably attend may have a primary impression at the luck of an occasion in addition. Uniquely for that reason, this publication covers comparable subject matters: advertising and marketing and public family in an occasions context. it will supply occasions planners a complete consultant on how one can advertise occasions to more than a few audiences, and on find out how to use this to control an event’s long term reputation.

The ebook makes a speciality of center advertising and PR present idea particularly suitable to the occasions and introduces themes akin to business plan, the patron, advertising PR and the way to take advantage of the net to advertise occasions. It integrates various foreign case stories from small-scale occasions to mega-events to assist express how conception should be utilized in perform. It additional comprises inserts of interviews with practitioners within the box, to provide perception into the realities of occasion communique and to teach the best way to conquer power pitfalls. studying results, dialogue questions and extra studying feedback are incorporated to help navigation through the publication, spur serious considering and additional scholars’ knowledge.

The booklet is vital analyzing for all scholars learning occasions administration, and offers helpful examining for college kids, lecturers and practitioners attracted to advertising and marketing and public family members in general.

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Download e-book for kindle: Food and Foodways in Asia: Resource, Tradition and Cooking by Sidney Cheung,Chee-Beng Tan

By Sidney Cheung,Chee-Beng Tan

Food is a vital cultural marker of id in modern Asian societies, and will offer a medium for the certainty of social family, relations and kinship, classification and intake, gender ideology, and cultural symbolism. even though, a very complete view of meals can't forget the politics of meals creation, particularly, how, whilst, from the place or even why other kinds of foodstuff are produced, ready and supplied.

Food and Foodways in Asia is an anthropological inquiry delivering wealthy ethnographic description and research of nutrition construction because it interacts with social and political complexities in Asia’s diversified cultures. popular anthropologists study how nutrients is expounded to ethnic identification and boundary formation, consumerism and international meals distribution, and the discovery of neighborhood food within the context of accelerating cultural touch.

With chapters starting from the discovery of 'local nutrients' for tourism improvement, to Asia's contribution to ‘world cuisine,’ nutrients and Foodways in Asia should be a desirable learn for an individual drawn to the anthropology of foodstuff and/or Asian studies.

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Eating Asian America: A Food Studies Reader - download pdf or read online

By Robert Ji-Song Ku,Martin F. Manalansan,Anita Mannur

Chop suey. Sushi. Curry. Adobo. Kimchi. The deep institutions Asians within the usa have with meals became ingrained within the American well known mind's eye. loads in order that contentious notions of ethnic authenticity and authority are marked via and argued round pictures and ideas of food.
Eating Asian the US: A foodstuff reports Reader collects burgeoning new scholarship in Asian American stories that facilities the research of foodways and culinary practices in our knowing of the racialized underpinnings of Asian Americanness. It does so through bringing jointly twenty students from around the disciplinary spectrum to inaugurate a brand new flip in meals reviews: the refusal to yield to a superficial multiculturalism that naively celebrates distinction and reconciliation during the pleasures of meals and consuming. by way of concentrating on multi-sited struggles throughout quite a few areas and instances, the individuals to this anthology carry into concentration the powerful forces of sophistication, racial, ethnic, sexual and gender inequalities that pervade and persist within the construction of Asian American culinary and alimentary practices, rules, and photographs.
This is the 1st assortment to contemplate the fraught itineraries of Asian American immigrant histories and the way they're inscribed within the creation and dissemination of rules approximately Asian American foodways.

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Download e-book for kindle: Sexuality in Medieval Europe: Doing Unto Others by Ruth Mazo Karras

By Ruth Mazo Karras

‘The most sensible brief advent to medieval sexuality that i've got learn: a awesome book.’ -Vern Bullough, Reviews in History

'Undergraduate and graduate scholars will locate in Karras’ booklet a very necessary consultant to what could be a complicated and confusing physique of scholarship. Even validated students are inclined to locate it enlightening in addition to enjoyable.' - James Brundage, Journal of Ecclesiastical History

‘An impressively artificial and hugely readable survey of present scholarship on medieval sexuality that might be of substantial use in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.’ - Emma Campbell, Signs

Sexuality in medieval Europe has develop into a necessary scholarly box that's now well-known as imperative to the research of the center a while. utilizing a large number of facts from the overdue vintage interval up until eventually the 15th century, this re-creation of the traditional assessment at the subject demonstrates that medieval tradition built sexual identities that have been relatively various from the identities we predict of this present day, but that have been nonetheless in many ways ancestral to our personal.

Challenging the best way the center a long time were handled in most cases histories of sexuality, Ruth Mazo Karras indicates how perspectives on the time have been conflicted and complex; there has been no unmarried medieval angle in the direction of sexuality any further than there's one sleek angle. the well known lusty priest and the ‘repressed’ penitent have their roles to play, yet set right here in a much broader context those figures tackle attention-grabbing new dimensions. targeting applicable marital sexual intercourse in addition to what used to be visible as transgressive, the chapters disguise such themes as chastity, the function of the church, and non-reproductive task.

Combining an summary of analysis at the subject with unique interpretations, now up to date with the most recent scholarship and extra fabric from medieval Christian Europe, Jewish medieval tradition and the Islamic global, Sexuality in Medieval Europe is vital analyzing for all those that learn medieval historical past and tradition, or who've an curiosity within the manner sexuality and sexual id were considered within the past.


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Working-Class Images of Society (Routledge Revivals) by Martin Bulmer PDF

By Martin Bulmer

First released in 1975. How do males come to understand and review a global within which marked inequalities of sophistication and standing exist? This e-book considers the character of sophistication photographs and their underlying paintings and group buildings. starting with the argument that the notion of society varies in response to form of paintings and neighborhood milieux, it first considers the social imagery of working-class professions and their assets of edition, after which examines a number of the methodological difficulties of the examine of sophistication imagery. the character of proletarian traditionalism and radicalism in then modern Britain is mentioned in end. This name may be of curiosity to scholars of sociology.

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Download e-book for kindle: Manners and Mischief: Gender, Power, and Etiquette in Japan by Jan Bardsley,Laura Miller

By Jan Bardsley,Laura Miller

supplying a concise, pleasing picture of jap society, Manners and Mischief examines etiquette publications, recommendation literature, and different such guide for habit from the early glossy interval to the current day and discovers how manners do in reality make the kingdom. 11 accessibly written essays think of a spectrum of instances, from the geisha social gathering to homosexual bar cool, government grooming, and reliable manners for subway trip. jointly, they express that etiquette is far greater than fussy ideas for habit. in reality the idiom of manners, packaged in behavior literature, finds a lot approximately gender and sophistication distinction, notions of nationwide identification, the dynamics of subversion and conformity, and extra. This richly precise paintings unearths how manners provide intending to way of life and amazing events, and the way they could remove darkness from better social and cultural transformations.

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New PDF release: Living Buddhas: The Self-Mummified Monks of Yamagata, Japan

By Ken Jeremiah

Northern Japan is domestic to an historical, esoteric culture of self-mummifying Buddhist clergymen, little recognized to the surface international. lengthy after loss of life, those ascetics stay respected as dwelling Buddhas. this primary English-language paintings at the topic recounts the method during which those priests starve themselves for a decade, bury themselves alive with just a small respiring tube, and meditate till loss of life. After 3 years, the mummified physique is exhumed and displayed. The biographies of varied priests are offered inside, as is an exam of the spiritual ideals concerned, an amalgamation of 3 precise non secular traditions. additionally explored is the position of asceticism in faith, and ideology approximately lifestyles and dying shared through the Buddhist sects inquisitive about self-mummification.

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Culture and Customs of the Central African Republic - download pdf or read online

By Jacqueline C. Woodfork Ph.D.

The critical African Republic is likely one of the least-known African international locations. This quantity is the 1st to offer a cultural review of the most important components of this former French colony. wooden fork indicates how the Republic has the basic construction blocks, with lots of normal assets, to tackle the demanding situations of the trendy international. the various ethnic teams, together with Bandas and pygmies, are responding to adjustments similar to elevated urbanization.

Readers will know about a number of the methods of lifetime of the most important teams and their farming, nomadic pastoral, and buying and selling goals. The competitive Islamic and Christian evangelizing along witchcraft and indigenous ideals in different deities and spirits within the principal African Republic is roofed to boot. The bankruptcy on meals and garments discusses the good vocabularies for foods and drinks within the nation and the common vibrantly coloured outfits. The indigenous and French impacts in cultural associations similar to schooling and media and literary output are defined. perception into the kinfolk and women's roles, celebrations, and track and dance is given as well.

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Download PDF by Paul Rabinow,Robert N. Bellah,Pierre Bourdieu: Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco: Thirtieth Anniversary

By Paul Rabinow,Robert N. Bellah,Pierre Bourdieu

during this landmark research, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his concentration the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How legitimate is the method? To what volume do the cultural information develop into artifacts of the interplay among anthropologist and informants? Having first released a extra usual ethnographic examine approximately Morocco, Rabinow right here describes a chain of encounters along with his informants in that examine, from a French innkeeper clinging to the vestiges of a colonial prior, to the agricultural descendants of a seventeenth-century saint. In a brand new preface Rabinow considers the thirty-year lifetime of this striking ebook and his personal amazing career.

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