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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to The Art and Ritual of Childbirth in Renaissance Italy.   

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Irish History and Culture

Sonja Massie - History - 1999 - 268 pages
Presents a history of the Irish people from the time of the Celts through the Irish assimilation into America to the troubles in Northern Ireland
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La Partera New Edition

Fran Leeper Buss - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 140 pages
The story of one woman's life in rural New Mexico and of her emergence as a community leader
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Beliefs, Behaviors, & Alcoholic Beverages: A Cross-cultural Survey

Mac Marshall - Social Science - 1979 - 490 pages
Essays on the use of alcoholic beverages within diverse societies and cultures
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Cities of the Dead: Circum-Atlantic Performance

Joseph Roach - Social Science - 1996 - 328 pages
Artfully interweaving theatrical, musical, and ritual performance along the Atlantic rim from the eighteenth century to the present, Cities of the Dead explores a rich ...
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The Political Lives of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change

Katherine Verdery - Political Science - 2013 - 208 pages
Since 1989, scores of bodies across Eastern Europe have been exhumed and brought to rest in new gravesites. Verdery investigates why certain corpses have taken on political ...
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French Bourgeois Culture

Béatrix Le Wita, J. A. Underwood - History - 1994 - 168 pages
Beatrix LeWita sets out to demonstrate that to be bourgeois one must master a system of words, gestures and objects that define a way of life, a particular culture. This ...
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Fear and Conventionality

Elsie Clews Parsons - Social Science - 1997 - 239 pages
Widely admired by the cultural critics and the avant garde in the 1910s, Fear and Conventionality broke new ground for American anthropology. Elsie Clews Parsons—an ...
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The Native Leisure Class: Consumption and Cultural Creativity in the Andes

Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld - Business & Economics - 1999 - 259 pages
In the Andean city of Otavalo, Ecuador, a cultural renaissance is now taking place against a backdrop of fading farming traditions, transnational migration, and an influx of ...
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The Poison in the Gift: Ritual, Prestation, and the Dominant Caste in a ...

Gloria Goodwin Raheja - Social Science - 1988 - 286 pages
The Poison in the Gift is a detailed ethnography of gift-giving in a North Indian village that powerfully demonstrates a new theoretical interpretation of caste. Introducing ...
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