Jump to content

E-books / Social and cultural history


Cover for The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya
E-book

The Politics of Language Contact in the Himalaya

by

This highly original and timely collection brings together case studies from salient areas of the Himalayan region to explore the politics of language contact. Promoting a linguist ...


Cover for NEW YORK QUIZ
E-book

NEW YORK QUIZ

EBOK, PDF-format ISBN: 9789188983169 This riotously entertaining New York Quiz contains 170 tricky questions and fascinating facts about the Big Apple. Tickle your braincells with ...


Cover for INSPIRATIONAL VEGAN QUOTES
E-book

INSPIRATIONAL VEGAN QUOTES

EBOOK, Epub2-format  ISBN 9789188983015  This is a collection of the most influential vegan voices of our time. Read and feel strengthened to continue the quest for an animal cruel ...


Cover for MOTIVATIONAL FEMINIST QUOTES 2
E-book

MOTIVATIONAL FEMINIST QUOTES 2

EBOOK, Epub2-format ISBN 9789188757982 This is a collection of the most influential feminist voices of our time. Read and feel strengthened to continue the quest of equality.


Cover for NEW YORK QUIZ
E-book

NEW YORK QUIZ

EBOK, PDF-format ISBN: 9789188757333 This riotously entertaining New York Quiz contains 170 tricky questions and fascinating facts about the Big Apple. Tickle your braincells with ...


Cover for From Darkness to Light: Writers in Museums 1798-1898
E-book

From Darkness to Light: Writers in Museums 1798-1898

by

From Darkness to Light explores from a variety of angles the subject of museum lighting in exhibition spaces in America, Japan, and Western Europe throughout the nineteenth and twe ...


Cover for *FAMOUS LAST WORDS I
E-book

*FAMOUS LAST WORDS I

EBOOK, Epub2 ISBN 9789188757050  Last words are a person’s final articulated words, stated prior to death or as death approaches. It can also be the last public statement or someth ...


Cover for The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity. Volume 3: The American Middle Ages
E-book

The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity. Volume 3: The American Middle Ages

This ambitious and vivid study in six volumes explores the journey of a single, electrifying story, from its first incarnation in a medieval French poem through its prolific rebirt ...


Cover for ANZUS and the Early Cold War: Strategy and Diplomacy Between Australia, New Zealand and the United States, 1945-1956
E-book

ANZUS and the Early Cold War: Strategy and Diplomacy Between Australia, New Zealand and the United States, 1945-1956

The ANZUS Alliance was a defence arrangement between Australia, New Zealand and the United States that shaped international policy in the aftermath of the Second World War and the ...


Cover for Museums in a time of Migration : Rethinking museums' roles, representations, collections, and collaborations
E-book

Museums in a time of Migration : Rethinking museums' roles, representations, collections, and collaborations

by

Migration är ett av vår tids tongivande fenomen och har djupgående effekter i samhället. Museerna kan i dess spår inta en roll med potential att påverka vår förståelse av världen. ...


Cover for Siting Michelangelo : Spectatorship, Site Specificity and Soundscape
E-book

Siting Michelangelo : Spectatorship, Site Specificity and Soundscape

Michelangelos storhet som konstnär ligger inte bara i hans strävan efter fullkomlighet och skönhet, utan även i hans unika sätt att närma sig den konstnärliga processen och platsen ...


Cover for Information and Empire: Mechanisms of Communication in Russia, 1600-1854
E-book

Information and Empire: Mechanisms of Communication in Russia, 1600-1854

by

From the mid-sixteenth to the mid-nineteenth century Russia was transformed from a moderate-sized, land-locked principality into the largest empire on earth. How did systems of inf ...


Cover for Warlike and Peaceful Societies: The Interaction of Genes and Culture
E-book

Warlike and Peaceful Societies: The Interaction of Genes and Culture

Are humans violent or peaceful by nature? We are both. In this ambitious and wide-ranging book, Agner Fog presents a ground-breaking new argument that explains the existence of di ...


Cover for Beijing 1986
E-book

Beijing 1986

In 2019 The People´s Republic of China will be 70 years old. It constitutes a very short period in the 6000 thousand years of Chinese civilisation. But the progress and change of t ...


Cover for Piety in Pieces: How Medieval Readers Customized their Manuscripts
E-book

Piety in Pieces: How Medieval Readers Customized their Manuscripts

Medieval manuscripts resisted obsolescence. Made by highly specialised craftspeople (scribes, illuminators, book binders) with labour-intensive processes using exclusive and someti ...


Cover for A Royal Patient: Young Doctor Axel Munthe and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden-Norway
E-book

A Royal Patient: Young Doctor Axel Munthe and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden-Norway

Många sagor handlar om hur en ung man ger sig ut i världen, möter prövningar och finner en prinsessa ... Hur kom det sig att den yngste sonen till en apotekare i Stockholm blev eft ...


Cover for Cultural Heritage Ethics: Between Theory and Practice
E-book

Cultural Heritage Ethics: Between Theory and Practice

by

Theory without practice is empty, practice without theory is blind, to adapt a phrase from Immanuel Kant. The sentiment could not be truer of cultural heritage ethics. This intra-d ...


Cover for God's Babies: Natalism and Bible Interpretation in Modern America
E-book

God's Babies: Natalism and Bible Interpretation in Modern America

The human population's annual total consumption is not sustainable by one planet. This unprecedented situation calls for a reformation in religious cultures that promote a large id ...


Cover for Stories from Quechan Oral Literature
E-book

Stories from Quechan Oral Literature

The Quechan are a Yuman people who have traditionally lived along the lower part of the Colorado River in California and Arizona. They are well known as warriors, artists, and trad ...


Cover for Measuring the Master Race: Physical Anthropology in Norway 1890-1945
E-book

Measuring the Master Race: Physical Anthropology in Norway 1890-1945

The notion of a superior ‘Germanic’ or ‘Nordic’ race was a central theme in the ideology of the Nazis. But it was also a commonly accepted idea in the early twentieth century, and ...


Cover for Being there : new perspectives on phenomenology and the analysis of culture
E-book

Being there : new perspectives on phenomenology and the analysis of culture

by

Upplevelser, känsla, handling och ting har blivit centrala områden i senare års kulturforskning. Det traditionella sättet att analysera kulturyttringar genom att försöka tolka myll ...


Cover for Europeans : essays on culture and identity
E-book

Europeans : essays on culture and identity

by

Vad betyder det att vara europé? En grupp europeiska akademiker ombads att använda sina egna personliga perspektiv för att diskutera det komplexa ämnet nationell identitet. Detta ...


Cover for Twentieth Century New Testament
E-book

Twentieth Century New Testament

Twentieth Century New Testament Published in 1904, The Twentieth Century New Testament is considered the first translation of the Bible into modern English. It was produced in Brit ...


Cover for The Art of Scientific Discovery - Creativity, Giftedness and the Nobel Laureates
E-book

The Art of Scientific Discovery - Creativity, Giftedness and the Nobel Laureates

The book describes the scientific discovery and the nature of creative work. The creative process is covered specifically as experienced by researchers. The author’s correspondence ...


Cover for Culture unbound : americanization and everyday life in Sweden
E-book

Culture unbound : americanization and everyday life in Sweden

Den amerikanska masskulturen har en mycket stark påverkan på livet i Europa. Dagligdags hör vi svenskar om hur vi influeras av landet ”over there”. Det gäller alla områden, från fi ...