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Sociology: customs & traditions books

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Recently Published

Hark! The biography of Christmas by Paul Kerensa Hark! The biography of Christmas

How did we reach the chaotic Christmas of today? The original Christmas is wrapped up, layer by layer, chapter by chapter.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

If Truth Be Told The Politics of Public Ethnography by Didier Fassin If Truth Be Told The Politics of Public Ethnography

The contributors to If Truth Be Told explore the difficulties, dangers, and stakes of having ethnographic research made available, debated, and appropriated by the public.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2017

If Truth Be Told The Politics of Public Ethnography by Didier Fassin If Truth Be Told The Politics of Public Ethnography

The contributors to If Truth Be Told explore the difficulties, dangers, and stakes of having ethnographic research made available, debated, and appropriated by the public.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2017

Beyond Columbine School Violence and the Virtual by Julie A. Webber Beyond Columbine School Violence and the Virtual

This book explores the hidden curriculum of American culture that is rooted in perceived inequality and the shame, rage, and violence that it provokes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

Brass Baja Stories from the World of Indian Wedding Bands [OIP] by Gregory Booth Brass Baja Stories from the World of Indian Wedding Bands [OIP]

Anyone who has seen a wedding procession in northern India would have heard and seen the band of professional musicians accompanying the procession. This book is a detailed and colourful study of India's wedding bands.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Commemorative Events Memory, Identities, Conflict by Warwick Frost Commemorative Events Memory, Identities, Conflict

Commemorative Events emphasise remembering. They are held on the anniversaries of significant past events, either annually or after significant time periods. Commemorative events provide fascinating insight into how societies see themselves, their heritage and their identity. These events however carry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Bushido the Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe Bushido the Soul of Japan


Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Bushido the Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe Bushido the Soul of Japan


Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2017

Coming Soon

Playa Fire: Spirit and Soul at Burning Man by Stewart Harvey Playa Fire: Spirit and Soul at Burning Man


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Orderly Britain How Britain Has Resolved Everyday Problems, from Dog Fouling to Double Parking by Andrew Ward, Tim Newburn Orderly Britain How Britain Has Resolved Everyday Problems, from Dog Fouling to Double Parking
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By focusing on such commonplace, prosaic and mundane matters as dog-fouling, swearing, drinking, smoking, nudity, public toilets and parking, Orderly Britain very entertainingly tells us much about social change and, more particularly, about the changing nature of British society.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Grateful Nation Student Veterans and the Rise of the Military-Friendly Campus by Ellen Moore Grateful Nation Student Veterans and the Rise of the Military-Friendly Campus

Tracing the college experiences of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, Ellen Moore challenges the popular narratives that explain student veterans' academic difficulties while showing how these narratives and institutional support for the military lead to suppression of campus debate about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/11/2017

Grateful Nation Student Veterans and the Rise of the Military-Friendly Campus by Ellen Moore Grateful Nation Student Veterans and the Rise of the Military-Friendly Campus

Tracing the college experiences of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, Ellen Moore challenges the popular narratives that explain student veterans' academic difficulties while showing how these narratives and institutional support for the military lead to suppression of campus debate about...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Perspectives of Dress by Isabel Makwara Mupfumira Perspectives of Dress


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 21/04/2017

Sofreh The Art of Persian Celebration by Maryam Khosrowshahi Sofreh The Art of Persian Celebration

- A one-of-a-kind book that examines Persian celebrations from their earliest incarnations to their present state- Reaches out to Iranians worldwide, embracing and celebrating their cultural heritage- Glossy full-color photographs capture the spirit of these ancient traditions in the modern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/03/2017

The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics by Rebekah J. (Associate Professor of Dance, The University of Iowa) Kowal The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics
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The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Politics presents cutting edge research investigating not only how dance achieves its politics, but also how notions of the political are themselves expanded when viewed from the perspective of dance.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2017

Tribing and untribing the archive (Set): Volume 1 & 2 by Carolyn Hamilton, Nessa Liebhammer Tribing and untribing the archive (Set): Volume 1 & 2
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Tracks how the domain of the tribal and traditional was marked out and came to be sharply distinguished from modernity, how it was denied a changing history and an archive and was endowed instead with a timeless culture. These volumes...
Format: Multiple copy pack - Released: 01/02/2017

Eat Me A Natural and Unnatural History of Cannibalism by Bill Schutt Eat Me A Natural and Unnatural History of Cannibalism

Cannibalism. It's the last, greatest taboo: the stuff of urban legends and ancient myths, airline crashes and Captain Cook. But while we might get a thrill at the thought of the black widow spider's gruesome mating habits or the tragic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2017

Secrets to Successful Events Resource Guide 42+ Easy-To-Use Forms and Tools to Save You Time and Money by Lynn Fuhler Secrets to Successful Events Resource Guide 42+ Easy-To-Use Forms and Tools to Save You Time and Money


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 18/01/2017

Secrets to Successful Events How to Organize, Promote and Manage Exceptional Events and Festivals by Lynn Fuhler Secrets to Successful Events How to Organize, Promote and Manage Exceptional Events and Festivals


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 13/01/2017

Tribing and untribing the archive: Volume 1 by Carolyn Hamilton, Nessa Liebhammer Tribing and untribing the archive: Volume 1
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Tracks how the domain of the tribal and traditional was marked out and came to be sharply distinguished from modernity, how it was denied a changing history and an archive and was endowed instead with a timeless culture. This volume...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2016

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