Download e-book for iPad: Anthropological Considerations of Production, Exchange, by Donald C. Wood

By Donald C. Wood

quantity 37 of REA positive factors 11 unique articles geared up in 4 varied sections, every one targeting a selected, well known and important subject matter in financial anthropology: creation, trade, merchandising, and tourism. the 1st part investigates the brewing (and promoting) of do-it-yourself beer between Maragoli girls in western Kenya, continuity and alter in small-scale family members farming in a rural a part of Costa Rica, and theoretical types of the transitions to farming that marked the Neolithic Revolution. the second one part, on trade, opens with one other archaeological examination—of relationships among long-distance alternate and the centralization of political strength in Pre-Columbian the USA. This part additionally explores variations of the 10 Thousand Villages reasonable alternate association following the hot international recession, exchanges and “productive rest” at North marketplace in Columbus, Ohio, and social values in flux over difficulties on the subject of trade amidst stipulations of shortage within the Solomon Islands. The 3rd part investigates the plight and variations of proprietors in a southern chinese language urban and on a Mexican seashore, drawing realization to the results of either nationwide govt guidelines and foreign exchange agreements on their lives. the amount closes with a bit that considers very important and well timed matters in tourism—the function of debt in commission-based relationships among showroom vendors and travel courses in Agra, India, and chance, resilience, well-being, and executive coverage in Jamaica’s intercourse tourism industry.

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Download e-book for iPad: Chi xe mona staga a casa: Detti, insulti e prese in giro by Espedita Grandesso

By Espedita Grandesso

Esser felise come ’na scoresa a l. a. sagra dei fasioi. Aver ’na gola da vaca. Piuttosto che i sorzi los angeles rosega, xé megio che i osei los angeles becola. Porchezar a arco…
In fondo, i proverbi e i modi di dire, come le favole di una volta, dopo aver provocato una risata a chi è pieno di problemi fino ai capelli, lasciano un ammaestramento o un consiglio, che non pretendono d’essere lezioni di filosofia, ma che – spesso – ci invitano a chiederci se non ci prendiamo troppo sul serio e a trarne le debite conseguenze. Esistono proverbi gravi, intelligenti e perfino pii, ma, nella maggior parte, sono un po’ cialtroni atti, tuttavia, advert illustrare una situazione, un modo d’essere, uno stato d’animo con una battuta fulminante.”

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Read e-book online Sex and Sexuality in Modern Southern Culture PDF

By Trent Brown,Claire Strom,Stephanie Chalifoux,Francesca Gamber,Whitney Strub,Richard Hourigan,Riche Richardson,Jerry Watkins,Katherine Henninger,Abigail Parsons,Matt Miller,Krystal Humphreys

In the yank mind's eye, the South is a spot either sexually open and closed, outwardly chaste and inwardly sultry. Sex and Sexuality in glossy Southern Culture demonstrates that there's no valuable subject matter that encompasses intercourse within the U.S. South, yet relatively a wealthy number of manifestations and embodiments inspired via race, gender, background, and social and political forces.

The twelve essays during this quantity shine a very vivid mild at the importance of race in shaping the heritage of southern sexuality, essentially within the interval when you consider that international battle II. Francesca Gamber discusses the politics of interracial intercourse throughout the nationwide civil rights circulate, whereas Katherine Henninger and wealthyé Richardson every one give some thought to the intersections of race and sexuality within the blaxploitation movie Mandingo and the comedy of Steve Harvey, respectively. Political and non secular legislation of sexual habit additionally gets recognition in Claire Strom’s essay on venereal ailment therapy in wartime Florida, Stephanie M. Chalifoux’s exam of prostitution networks in Alabama, Krystal Humphreys’s piece on purity tradition in sleek Christianity, and Whitney Strub’s essay delving into the sexual politics of the Memphis Deep Throat trials. particular areas within the South determine prominently in Jerry Watkins’s essay on queer intercourse within the Redneck Riviera of northern Florida, Richard Hourigan’s exploration of bachelor events in Myrtle seashore, and Matt Miller’s piece on African American spring holiday celebrations in Atlanta. eventually, Abigail Parsons and Trent Brown examine southern portrayals of gender and sexuality within the fiction of Fannie Flagg and Larry Brown.

Above all, Sex and Sexuality in glossy Southern Culture demonstrates that intercourse has been a fluid and resilient strength working throughout a number of discourses and practices within the modern South, and continues to be an important part within the conception of a culturally advanced region.

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Great Smoky Mountains Folklife (Folklife in the South by Michael Ann Williams PDF

By Michael Ann Williams

the good Smoky Mountains, on the border of jap Tennessee and western North Carolina, are one of the optimum peaks of the southern Appalachian chain. even if this sector stocks a lot with the cultural traditions of all southern Appalachia, the folklife right here has been uniquely formed via ancient occasions, together with the Cherokee elimination of the 1830s and the construction of the good Smoky Mountain nationwide Park a century later.

This publication surveying the wealthy folklife of this precise position within the American South deals a view of the tradition because it has been outlined and adjusted by way of students, missionaries, the government, travelers, and other people of the sector themselves.

Here is an outline of the background of an attractive panorama, person who examines the nature typified through its early settlers, via the displacement of the folk, and via the style during which the folklife used to be stumbled on and outlined in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries. the following is also an exam of varied people traditions and a examine of ways they've got replaced and evolved.

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