The Troubles in Ballybogoin: Memory and Identity in Northern by William F. Kelleher

By William F. Kelleher

". . . invoice Kelleher brings the reader in to the center of Northern eire and its lengthy, tragic clash. Northern eire, in all its complexity, is authentically rendered."

-Robert Connolly, author and co-director, The highway to Reconciliation

". . . this exemplary ethnography is likely one of the most sensible books on Northern eire, and one of many only a few that makes human feel of day-by-day sectarian life."

-Lawrence Taylor, nationwide college of eire, Maynooth

"More than a tour-a relocating narrative."

-David Stark, Columbia University

"This is an excellent contribution to Irish experiences, postcolonial stories, and anthropology."

-Begoña Arétxaga, collage of Texas, Austin

"It is a booklet that may be commonly learn and enormously appreciated."

--David Lloyd, Scripps College

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Picturing the Social Landscape: Visual Methods and the by Caroline Knowles,Paul Sweetman

By Caroline Knowles,Paul Sweetman

we are living in a visible tradition, and visible proof is more and more primary to social examine. during this assortment a world variety of specialists clarify how they've got used visible equipment of their personal examine, research their benefits and barriers, and convey how they've been used along different learn concepts. members discover the next ideas:

* self and identity
* visualizing family space
* visualizing city landscapes
* visualizing social change.

The assortment showcases assorted tools in several contexts during the exam of various topical matters. equipment coated contain picture and video diaries, using pictures produced by means of respondents, using pictures as activates in interviews and concentration teams, documentary images, photographic stock and visible ethnography.

The result's a thrilling and unique assortment that would be fundamental for any scholar, educational or researcher attracted to using visible equipment.

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Christian Music: Pop, Rock, and by Don Cusic

By Don Cusic

The Encyclopedia of latest Christian tune: Pop, Rock, and Worship is the 1st finished reference paintings on a sort of yankee song that's way more well known than nonfans may well detect. It fills an important hole within the literature on American tune and Christian tradition, taking a look at this more and more renowned style within the context of the general historical past of spiritual track within the usa.

With over two hundred entries, The Encyclopedia of latest Christian Music covers vital performers and figures, songs and albums, live shows and gala's, the increase of Christian radio and tv, and different matters on the topic of the expansion of inspirational song. students and lovers alike will discover a wealth of unveiling info and insightful assurance illustrating the impression of gospel on glossy American song with musicians akin to Elvis, Sam Cooke, Johnny money, Bob Dylan, and U2.The paintings additionally examines using primary rock, pop, and rap track templates within the carrier of songs of faith.

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Brainard's Biographies of American Musicians (Music by E. Douglas Bomberger

By E. Douglas Bomberger

The sequence of biographical sketches released by means of Brainard's Musical World among 1877 and 1889 is impressive for the variety of the musicians profiled and for the pleasing own info supplied. this era witnessed the institution of musical associations and attitudes towards track that experience formed American tune to the current day. The biographies current a cross-section of yank musicians within the past due nineteenth century, together with singers, instrumentalists, writers, academics, and composers. one of the musicians integrated are a few of America's so much favorite conductors, resembling Theodore Thomas and Leopold Damrosch; composers, comparable to John Knowles Paine and George F. Root; writers, similar to John S. Dwight and Amy Fay; lecturers, resembling William Mason and Erminia Rudersdorff; and performers, resembling Emma Abbott and Maud Powell. rankings of much less widespread musicians who have been additionally instrumental in shaping America's track are integrated besides. initially meant for normal readers, the biographical sketches not just make clear musical subject matters but in addition comprise own info that's seldom present in a conventional dictionary and which speaks to the attitudes and issues of the past due nineteenth century society.

This paintings might be of price to students and researchers of 19th-century American song and to these drawn to the advance of renowned music. Entries are alphabetically prepared and contain choose bibliographies. A basic bibliography and index also are included.

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The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing through American by José Blanco F.,Valerie Hewitt,Scott Leff,Lynn Payne,Heather

By José Blanco F.,Valerie Hewitt,Scott Leff,Lynn Payne,Heather Vaughan,Ann T. Kellogg,Amy T. Peterson

Find out what we wore and why we wore it in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of garments in American History-Twentieth Century to the Present. This attention-grabbing reference set offers degrees of data: descriptions of sorts of outfits that americans have worn and, as vital, why they wore these forms of outfits. With quantity one masking 1900-1949 and quantity protecting 1950 to the current, the 1st 1/2 each one quantity presents 4 chapters that every learn the impression that political and cultural occasions, arts and leisure, lifestyle, and family members constructions have on model. the second one half every one quantity describes the real and daily type and kinds of the interval, decade by means of decade, for girls, males, and kids. The set additionally comprises important timelines; source courses directory sites, movies, and print guides; an in depth thesaurus; and illustrations.

Fashion affects how we view other folks and the way we view ourselves. discover what we wore and why we wore it within the Greenwood Encyclopedia of garments in American background - 20th Century to the current. This interesting reference set presents descriptions of sorts of outfits that males, girls, and kids have worn within the U.S. for the reason that 1900, and, as very important, why they wore them. as well as chapters describing model tendencies and kinds of garments, this paintings examines the effect that cultural background has on model and the way model may well function an impetus for switch in society. With quantity one overlaying 1900-1949 and quantity overlaying 1950 to the current, the 1st 1/2 each one quantity presents 4 chapters that study the impression that political and cultural occasions, arts and leisure, way of life, and kin buildings have on cultural existence and style. the second one 1/2 each one quantity describes the real and daily style and kinds of the interval, decade through decade, for ladies, males, and kids. The set additionally contains valuable timelines; source courses of sites, video clips, and print courses; an intensive word list; and illustrations.

Fashion isn't for the particular use of the social elite and the wealthy, nor can it's easily brushed off as simply exhibiting off. We use model to specific who we're and what we predict, to undertaking a picture, to reinforce our self belief, and to draw partners.

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Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs by Jim Beviglia

By Jim Beviglia

For forty years, Bruce Springsteen has held heart degree because the fundamental American rock and roll artist, expressing the hopes and desires of the yankee everyman and each lady via his large array of insightful and inspirational songs. In Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His a hundred most interesting Songs, rock author Jim Beviglia dares to rank his best songs in descending order from the one hundredth to his no. 1 maximum music.

In this distinct e-book, Beviglia displays not just on why each one track has earned its position on record yet lays out the tale in the back of all of the a hundred, delivering clean insights at the musical and lyrical content material of Springsteen's notable physique of labor. Counting Down Bruce Springsteen brings jointly severe historic and biographical info to give an explanation for the making and value of every tune to its listeners, portray a desirable portrait of Springsteen as a big American songwriter and consummate recording artist.

Counting Down Bruce Springsteen is the right playlist builder, if it is for the diehard fan or the beginner simply getting accustomed to the paintings of the Boss!

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Chase's Calendar of Events 2017: The Ultimate Go-To Guide by Editors of Chase's

By Editors of Chase's

Find out what is going on any day of the 12 months, at any place around the globe!

The world’s datebook, Chase's is the definitive daily source of what the USA and the broader international are celebrating and commemorating. based in 1957 on a name for accuracy and comprehensiveness, this annual booklet has turn into the must-have reference utilized by specialists and pros for greater than fifty years. From superstar birthdays to ancient anniversaries, from astronomical phenomena to nationwide understanding days, from award ceremonies and physical activities to spiritual fairs and carnivals, Chase's is the one-stop store for every thing that's taking place now or is worthy remembering from the past.

The 2017 variation of Chase's Calendar of occasions brings you details about:

  • The five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses
  • The one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the kingdom of Canada
  • The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution
  • The one centesimal anniversary of splitting the atom
  • The fiftieth anniversary of the summer time of Love
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's a hundred and fiftieth beginning anniversary
  • and a lot more!

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Anthropology and Epidemiology: Interdisciplinary Approaches by C. Janes,R. Stall,S.M. Gifford

By C. Janes,R. Stall,S.M. Gifford

over the last twenty years expanding curiosity has emerged within the contribu­ tions that the social sciences may well make to the epidemiological research of styles of health and wellbeing and disorder. numerous purposes might be pointed out for this expanding curiosity. basic between those has been the increase of the continual, non-infectious illnesses as vital motives of morbidity and mortality inside of Western populations through the twentieth century. in general conversing, the power, non­ infectious illnesses are strongly prompted by means of way of life variables, that are themselves strongly motivated by means of social and cultural forces. The lower than­ status of the consequences of the behavioral elements in, say, high blood pressure, hence calls for an knowing of the social and cultural elements which inspire weight problems, a sedentary way of life, non-compliance with anti-hypertensive medica­ tions (or different prescribed regimens), and rigidity. both, there's a growing to be know-how that concerns of human habit and its social and cultural determinants are very important for knowing the distribution and keep an eye on of infectious ailments. on the topic of this growth of epidemiologic curiosity into the behavioral realm 'has been the improvement of etiological versions which specialize in the mental, organic and socio-cultural features of hosts, instead of particular difficulty with publicity to a specific agent or perhaps behavioral possibility. additionally in this interval advances in statistical and computing strategies have made available the prepared trying out of multivariate causal types, and so have inspired the dimension of the consequences of social and cultural elements on illness occurrence.

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Club Cultures: Boundaries, Identities and Otherness by Silvia Rief

By Silvia Rief

This e-book explores modern membership and dance cultures as a manifestation of aesthetic and prosthetic sorts of existence. Rief addresses the questions of the way practices of clubbing support domesticate specific varieties of reflexivity and modes of expertise, and the way those form new units for reconfiguring the limits round formative years cultural and different social identities. She contributes empirical analyses of the way such different types of adventure are mediated by means of the actual constructions of night-clubbing economies, the organizational law and the neighborhood association of expertise in membership areas, the media discourses and imageries, the applied sciences intervening into the feel procedure of the physique (e.g. tune, visuals, medications) and the educational discourses on dance tradition. even if the e-book attracts from neighborhood membership scenes in London and in different places within the united kingdom, it additionally displays on similarities and adjustments among nightclubbing cultures throughout geographical contexts.

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X-Men and the Mutant Metaphor: Race and Gender in the Comic by Joseph J. Darowski

By Joseph J. Darowski

First showing in 1963, The Uncanny X-Men had a coarse commence, lasting until eventually 1970 whilst the comedian ebook used to be canceled because of low revenues. Following a relaunch in 1975, besides the fact that, it stumbled on new reputation because of problematic scripting via Chris Claremont and the art of John Byrne. inside many years, The Uncanny X-Men used to be one among surprise Comics’ best-selling sequence and over the a long time it grew to become the most profitable and renowned franchises in comedian e-book historical past. Spin-off titles, mini-series, multimedia variations, and a vastly increased forged of characters undefined. one of many purposes for the good fortune of X-Men is its strong “mutant metaphor,” which reinforces the tales with cultural value and the exploration of issues resembling societal prejudice and discrimination.

In X-Men and the Mutant Metaphor: Race and Gender within the comedian Books, Joseph J. Darowski completely analyzes The Uncanny X-Men, delivering its old heritage and dividing the long-running sequence into targeted eras. each one bankruptcy examines the creators and basic plot traces, by way of a better research of the imperative characters and key tales. the ultimate bankruptcy explores the literal use of race and gender instead of the metaphorical or thematic methods such concerns were addressed. This research contains insights won from interviews with numerous comedian e-book creators, and dozens of illustrations from the comedian booklet sequence. Of specific importance are statistics that tune the race and gender of each X-Men hero, villain, and helping personality. by means of delving into the old history of the sequence and heavily studying characters and tales, X-Men and the Mutant Metaphor illuminates an immense pop culture phenomenon.

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