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Appetites: Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China

Judith Farquhar - Social Science - 2002 - 341 pages
Chinese society and culture changed dramatically with the end of Maoist socialism in the early 1980s. So did the everyday life of Chinese bodies. In Appetites Judith Farquhar ...
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Flying Star Feng Shui Made Easy

David Twicken - House & Home - 2000 - 220 pages
The deepest levels and closely guarded secrets of Flying Star Feng Shui are revealed!
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Barmaids: A History of Women's Work in Pubs

Diane Kirkby - Business & Economics - 1997 - 244 pages
Innovative mixture of cultural and labour history tracing the role of barmaids and Australian drinking culture.
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Carnival, Canboulay and Calypso: Traditions in the Making

John Cowley - Music - 1998 - 312 pages
Starting from the days of slavery and following through to the first decades of the twentieth century, this book traces the evolution of Carnival and secular black music in ...
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Food and Society in Classical Antiquity

Peter Garnsey - History - 1999 - 175 pages
A general study of food in antiquity, broadly based and comprehensive.
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The Resilience of Conservative Religion: The Case of Popular, Conservative ...

Joseph B. Tamney - Law - 2002 - 275 pages
Provides an explanation for the resurgence and persistent appeal of conservative religion.
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Rituals of Royalty: Power and Ceremonial in Traditional Societies

David Cannadine, Simon Price - History - 1992 - 351 pages
Comprised of contributions from historians and anthropologists, this collection of essays examines a wide range of societies in an analysis of the relationship between power ...
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Eating Out: Social Differentiation, Consumption and Pleasure

Alan Warde, Lydia Martens - Social Science - 2000 - 246 pages
Eating Out, first published in 2000, is a fascinating study of the consumption of food outside the home, based on extensive original research carried out in England in the ...
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Eternal Victory: Triumphal Rulership in Late Antiquity, Byzantium and the ...

Michael McCormick - History - 1990 - 454 pages
The Roman triumph's resurgence is documented from the Tetrarchy through the end of the Macedonian dynasty in Byzantium and to Charlemagne's successors in the early medieval West.
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African Art: The World Bank Collection

Alexandre Marc - Art - 1998 - 92 pages
African artistic expression has helped to construct culture, form social identity, and support spiritual communication. The choice of the World Bank's African collection for a ...
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