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187 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
  • Isabelle Bianquis : bons à penser : les produits laitiers en Mongolie -- Yves Benoit : interdépendance et consommation de viande chez les Nenets de Sibérie -- Galina Kabakova : le cochon chez les Slaves de l'Est : animal prescrit ou interdit -- Dominique Fournier : le destin gastronomique du taureau de corrida -- Tomoya Akimichi : gastronomy and Animal Sacrifice. Whale and Dog in Food Culture -- Bernadette Lizet : manger du cheval en France. Une question de distance.
""Il n'est pas surprenant que tuer des êtres vivants pour s'en nourrir pose aux humains, qu'ils en soient conscients ou non, un problème philosophique que toutes les sociétés ont tenté de résoudre." Ce constat de Claude Lévi-Strauss est le point de départ du questionnement qui sous-tend cet ouvrage. Abattre un animal est en effet une chose grave, qui soulève une interrogation sur le geste prédateur, et entraîne une conscience du meurtre, encore accrue par le degré de proximité de la victime. Faire appel aux animaux - des mammifères aux invertébrés - pour se nourrir, entraîne une certaine vision du vivant et de la nature environnante. L'alimentation carnée véhicule bien des valeurs culturelles, qui varient avec le temps et les groupes sociaux : appréciée pour son goût, son prestige, ou sa valeur symbolique, considérée comme indispensable pour les protéines qu'elle apporte, la viande est aussi l'objet d'un grand nombre d'interdits. Par la démarche de l'observation directe et la mise en regard de plusieurs sociétés (de l'Espagne au Japon) dans leur rapport à un animal spécifique, ce volume interroge, à partir des différentes formes de traitement, d'exclusion ou de consommation, les représentations singulières construites autour d'espèces emblématiques : cheval, taureau, renne, chien, baleine, insectes..."--Page 4 of cover.
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2. Burger [2018]

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174 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm.
  • 1. Citizen Burger 2. Hamburger 3. Cow Burger 4. Woman Burger 5. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Burger and Other Modernist Hamburger Identity Crises 6. Veggie Burger 7. Moon Shot Burger Afterword: Slippage Acknowledgments List of Illustrations Notes Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781501329463 20180403
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. The burger, long the All-American meal, is undergoing an identity crisis. From its shifting place in popular culture to efforts by investors such as Bill Gates to create the non-animal burger that can feed the world, the burger's identity has become as malleable as that patty of protein itself, before it is thrown on a grill. Carol Adams's Burger is a fast-paced and eclectic exploration of the history, business, cultural dynamics, and gender politics of the ordinary hamburger. Object Lessons is published in partnership with an essay series in The Atlantic.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781501329463 20180403
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xix, 304 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
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x, 212 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Introduction: A Rural Vision in the Context of Change Chapter 1: Change and Transition in Victorian England: The Rural Context Chapter 2: Surveying and Documenting the Rural: Work, Education and the Domesticity of Dress Chapter 3: Clothing and its Acquisition in a Changing Society Chapter 4: 'Painting' Nostalgia: Dress and Visions of a Vanishing Rural World Chapter 5: Dress and the 'Counter-Myth' in Images of Rural England Chapter 6: The Dialectics of Fashion and Tradition: Approaching Modernity Chapter 7: Rural Working-Class Dress: Survival and Representation Conclusion: Clothing and Landscape BibliographyIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784533960 20180403
In the context of this rapidly changing world, Rachel Worth explores the ways in which the clothing of the rural working classes was represented visually in paintings and photographs and by the literary sources of documentary, autobiography and fiction, as well as by the particular pattern of survival and collection by museums of garments of rural provenance. Rachel Worth explores ways in which clothing and how it is represented throws light on wider social and cultural aspects of society, as well as how 'traditional' styles of dress, like men's smock-frocks or women's sun-bonnets, came to be replaced by 'fashion'. Her compelling study, with black & white and colour illustrations, both adds a broader dimension to the history of dress by considering it within the social and cultural context of its time and discusses how clothing enriches our understanding of the social history of the Victorian period.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781784533960 20180403
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198 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Food has played a major role in funerary and memorial practices since the dawn of the human race. In the ancient Roman world, for example, it was common practice to build channels from the tops of graves into the crypts themselves, and mourners would regularly pour offerings of food and drink into these conduits to nourish the dead while they waited for the afterlife. Funeral cookies wrapped with printed prayers and poems meant to comfort mourners became popular in Victorian England; while in China, Japan, and Korea, it is customary to offer food not only to the bereaved, but to the deceased, with ritual dishes prepared and served to the dead. Dying to Eat is the first interdisciplinary book to examine the role of food in death, bereavement, and the afterlife. The contributors explore the phenomenon across cultures and religions, investigating topics including tombstone rituals in Buddhism, Catholicism, and Shamanism; the role of death in the Islamic Sufi approach to food; and the role of funeral casseroles and church cookbooks in the Southern United States. This innovative collection not only offers food for thought regarding the theories and methods behind these practices but also provides recipes that allow the reader to connect to the argument through material experience. Illuminating how cooking and corpses both transform and construct social rituals, Dying to Eat serves as a fascinating exploration of the foodways of death and bereavement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780813174693 20180219
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vi, 144 pages ; 24 cm
  • Contents Acknowledgements * Introduction PART I: Politics - Contexts and Concepts * A history of bidding * Motivations to bid PART II: Persuasion - Competencies and Campaigns * Bidding infrastructure: Demonstrating technical competency * Bidding narratives: Positioning through storytelling * Bidding tactics: Campaigning and lobbying PART III: Resistance - Corruption and Contestation * Governance, ethics and impropriety * Resistance and alternative campaigns PART IV: Case Studies in Event Bidding * Rio's 2016 Olympic Bid: Putting South America on the map * Marseille-Provence 2013: "The unquenchable thirst for creative destruction" * Conclusions: The future of event bidding Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138679290 20171201
Bidding contests for sporting and cultural events are attracting increasing media and public attention. Yet, despite the cost, size and scale of these bidding contests, relatively little academic attention has been paid to the strategies and tactics used to develop successful bids. Event Bidding: Politics, persuasion and resistance aims to develop a comprehensive, critical understanding of the bidding processes surrounding the award of major peripatetic events. This is achieved by drawing together existing knowledge on the subject of event bidding, combining this with historical and contemporary examples to enable a critical commentary on the bidding process itself and the struggle for power that it represents. The text draws on case studies of 'mega events' including the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games as well as a range of smaller peripatetic events from across the world to analyse the bidding process and some of the increasingly controversial issues which emerge during often lengthy and expensive bid campaigns. Finally, the text reflects on a range of critical issues of contemporary significance in bidding contests, including the growing ethical and governance issues surrounding the development and award of events as well as the impact of growing oppositional movements surrounding each contest. This timely volume brings theory and practice together in one place to produce a critical appraisal of a phenomenon with a relatively recent history and is particularly suitable for students, researchers and academics of sports, events, tourism, and related subject fields focusing on the strategic and political dimensions of major events.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138679290 20171201
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1 online resource : illustrations (black and white).
  • List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction: Fashion and Cultural Memory 2. Vintage: Fashioning Time 3. Icons of Modernity: Sixties Fashion and Youth Culture 4. Style Narratives: Relocating Sixties in the Twenty-first Century 5. Investing (in) Time: Collecting and Consuming the Past 6. Vintage Style and Mediated Memories: The Sixties DIY 7. Un/timely Fashion References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781350024366 20180409
The valuing of old clothes as 'vintage' and the recollection of the sartorial past, whether through second-hand consumption or the wearing of new old-fashioned clothes, has become a widespread phenomenon. This text illuminates sartorial and bodily engagements with memory and time through the temporal and nostalgic potency of fashion, and what this means for contemporary wearers. Based on in-depth ethnographic research including participant observation and interviews with sixties enthusiasts in Germany, who relocate British mod style into the 21st century, Jenss examines the practices and experiences that are part of the sartorial remembering of 'the sixties, ' from hunting flea markets and eBay, to the affect of material and mediated memories on vintage wearers.
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287 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
"An intimate account of life in a West African fishing village, tugged by currents ancient and modern, and dependent on an ocean that is being radically transformed. The sea is broken, fishermen say. The sea is empty. The genii have taken the fish elsewhere. For centuries, fishermen have launched their pirogues from the Senegalese port of Joal, where the fish used to be so plentiful a man could dip his hand into the grey-green ocean and pull one out as big as his thigh. But in an Atlantic decimated by overfishing and climate change, the fish are harder and harder to find. Here, Badkhen discovers, all boundaries are permeable--between land and sea, between myth and truth, even between storyteller and story. Fisherman's Blues immerses us in a community navigating a time of unprecedented environmental, economic, and cultural upheaval with resilience, ingenuity, and wonder"-- Provided by publisher.
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ix, 121 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction2. Jews, Christians and Pigs: A Brief History 3. Jewish Foodies on Judaism 4. Pollan on Culture and Religion 5. Cosmological Cultures as Forms of Resistance 6. Back to Those Pesky Dietary Laws 7. Omnivory as a Universal Ideal 8. When Eco-Kosher Pigs Fly 9. Bibliography.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319717050 20180213
This book explores the cultural and religious politics of the contemporary food movement, starting from the example of Jewish foodies, their zeal for pig (forbidden by Jewish law), and their talk about why ignoring traditional precepts around food is desirable. Focusing on the work of Michael Pollan, Jonathan Schorsch questions the modernist, materialist, and rationalist worldview of many foodies and discusses their lack of attention to culture, tradition, and religion.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319717050 20180213
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344 pages ; 24 cm
An enlightening narrative history-an entertaining fusion of Tom Wolfe and Michael Pollan-that traces the colorful origins of once unconventional foods and the diverse fringe movements, charismatic gurus, and counterculture elements that brought them to the mainstream and created a distinctly American cuisine.Food writer Jonathan Kauffman journeys back more than half a century-to the 1960s and 1970s-to tell the story of how a coterie of unusual men and women embraced an alternative lifestyle that would ultimately change how modern Americans eat. Impeccably researched, Hippie Food chronicles how the longhairs, revolutionaries, and back-to-the-landers rejected the square establishment of President Richard Nixon's America and turned to a more idealistic and wholesome communal way of life and food.From the mystical rock-and-roll cult known as the Source Family and its legendary vegetarian restaurant in Hollywood to the Diggers' brown bread in the Summer of Love to the rise of the co-op and the origins of the organic food craze, Kauffman reveals how today's quotidian whole-foods staples-including sprouts, tofu, yogurt, brown rice, and whole-grain bread-were introduced and eventually became part of our diets. From coast to coast, through Oregon, Texas, Tennessee, Minnesota, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Vermont, Kauffman tracks hippie food's journey from niche oddity to a cuisine that hit every corner of this country.A slick mix of gonzo playfulness, evocative detail, skillful pacing, and elegant writing, Hippie Food is a lively, engaging, and informative read that deepens our understanding of our culture and our lives today.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780062437303 20180226
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xv, 249 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm.
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140 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Introduction
  • Wellbeing in the fashion industry
  • The influence of fashion on body image and 'beauty'
  • Fashion, self and identity
  • Fashion consumption
  • Fashion and behaviour
  • Conclusions.
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xxiii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • List of figures Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1. Event Hazard and Risk Management: Regulations and Legislation Chapter 2. Event Safety Management System (ESMS) Chapter 3. Understanding Crowd Disasters Chapter 4. Crowd Management Planning Chapter 5. Space and Flow in Public Areas Chapter 6. Safe Site Design Chapter 7. Site Management: Production and Operational Work Practice Hazards Chapter 8. Food, Alcohol and Drugs Chapter 9. Security and Law Enforcement On Site Chapter 10. Counter Terrorism Protective Security Chapter 11. Emergency Response Chapter 12. Incident Reporting and Investigation Appendix: Case Studies Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138678392 20171106
Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. To provide a safe and secure setting in which people gather is imperative. Event risk and hazard management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management process. Hazard management is the planning process required for the effective management of potential adverse incidents and areas of uncertainty. It involves intensive, detailed planning and cooperation to apply control systems to minimise hazards associated with venues, outdoor sites, work procedures, facilities, equipment and crowds of spectators. It involves planning for emergencies and security, and compliance with legal constraints and requirements. Risk and Hazard Management for Festivals and Events provides students with a comprehensive, fully integrated planning and management mechanism that can be applied to events of all types and size. The Event Safety Management System provides guidelines and processes for proactive methods to identify, assess and control hazardous conditions and practices. The system incorporates design of festival venues and sites, and unites the operational functions of crowd control, communications, security, terrorism prevention processes and emergency response protocols.ã ã ã ã Explanation of the causes of crowd disasters and studies into crowd behaviour are supported with international case studies. Written in an accessible, practical way, this book is essential reading for all events students and event managers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138678392 20171106
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304 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
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509 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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xi, 228 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
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464 pages ; 20 cm.
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xv, 143 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 22 cm
"Take an intimate look into the contemporary world of absinthe. International in scope, Absinthe: The Exquisite Elixir is a visually rich journey into an alluring subculture. Filled with color reproductions of classic and current lithographs, posters, cartoons, as well as photos of antiques, glassware, and other tools of the absinthe drinker, this new and comprehensive guide explains and illustrates the history, culture, and mystique of the drink known as the Green Fairy. The authors provide insights into the controversy and effects of the Green Fairy through the stories of famous connoisseurs, including Vincent van Gogh, Oscar Wilde, Ernest Hemingway, and Pablo Picasso. In addition to a rich history, this detailed new guide includes recipes, reviews of existing Absinthe brands, and absinthe's contemporary culture and ritual. Confirmed absinthe drinkers, neophytes, the curious, and collectors will all find this book equally intriguing and seductive"-- Provided by publisher.
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x, 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction Chapter 1: Private Acts, Public Display Chapter 2: Narrative Tease: Neo-burlesque and Storytelling through Striptease Chapter 3: 'Where the Garment Gapes': The Eroticism of Intermittence Chapter 4: Deviance and Disruption: Streaking, Mooning and Flashing Chapter 5: Make Love, Not War: Conflict, Resistance and the Revolutionary Body Chapter 6: Abandoned Clothes: Separating Dress from Body Conclusion Notes Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472596192 20170410
The act of undressing has a multitude of meanings, which vary dramatically when this commonly private gesture is presented for public consumption. This ground-breaking book explores the significance of undressing in various cultural and social contexts. As we are increasingly obsessed with dress choices as signifiers of who we are and how we feel, an investigation into what happens as we remove our clothes has never been more pertinent. Exploring three main issues - politics, tease, and clothes without bodies - Acts of Undressing discusses these key themes through an in-depth and eclectic mix of case studies including flashing at Mardi Gras, the World Burlesque Games, and 'shoefiti' used by gangs to mark territories. Building on leading theories of dress and the body, from academics including Roland Barthes and Mario Perniolato, Ruth Barcan and Erving Goffman, Acts of Undressing is essential reading for students of fashion, sociology, anthropology, visual culture, and related subjects.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472596192 20170410
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xii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • 1. Uncovering Ghost Signs and their Meanings [Leanne White, Stefan Schutt and Sam Roberts] 2. What is a Ghost Sign? [Sam Roberts and Geraldine Marshall] Part 1: Social Perspectives 3. The Ghost in the Sign: A Psychological Perspective on Ghost Signs [Anthony W. Love] 4. Torch Songs to Modernity: Ghost Signs as Emblems of the Urban Soul [Antonina Lewis and Kirsten Wright] 5. Crowdsourcing Pioneers: the Co-creation and Institutionalisation of an Amateur Collection [Laura Carletti] 6. That One Up There Was Mine: Lost Artisan Identities and the Renewed Interest in Painted Advertising Signs [Stefan Schutt and Tony Mead] 7. Displaying Ghost Signs Online [Colin Hyde and Amy Barnes] 8. "This peaceful revolution": resonances of a London ghost sign [Yvette Williams Elliott] Part 2: Cultural Perspectives 9. The Schwarzenegger hide-and-seek. Finding disappearing hand-painted signs in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam [Cristina Nualart] 10. Faux Ghost Signs: Nostalgia, Authenticity, and the Role of the Sign Painter [Meredith Kasabian] 11. The InVisibility of Chicha: a Socio-Historical Account of the Emergence and (Re)production of Chicha as 'Grafica Popular' in Lima, Peru [Caroline E. M. Hodges, Azucena del Carmen Cabezas Leon and Janice Denegri-Knott] 12. Marketing the Past: Ghost Signs and Sydney's Marketing History [Robert Crawford] 13. Ghost Fascias: Retail Corporate Identity Revenants in Urban Space [Gary Warnaby and Dominic Medway] 14. Bedrock [David Bernstein] Part 3: Historical Perspectives 15. Ghost Signs and the Teaching of Immigrant History [Robert Pascoe and Gerardo Papalia] 16. The Mural Legacy of N.V. Gevaert Photo-Producten: Lessons from a Preservation and Restoration Process [Klara Peeters, Sarah De Smedt and Joost Caen] 17. Signs of Life: Recognising the significance of Melbourne's Historic Painted Signs [Leisa Clements] 18. Olive Oyl Ignites a Spark [Veerle De Houwer] 19. Historic Signs: Toward an Understanding of their Community Value in Heritage Practice [Rachel Jackson] 20. Teaching the Ghost Signs of Seattle [Marie Wong] 21. Ghost or Avatar? The Value of Conserving Heritage Signs [David S Waller and Helen J Waller] A Last Ghost Sign Story [Stefan Schutt and Sam Roberts].
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138934689 20161024
We are pleased to present the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as 'ghost signs'). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who commissioned them, painted them, viewed them and view them today. Topics covered include cultural memory, urban change, modernity and belonging, local history and place-making, the crowd-sourced use of online mobile and social media to document and share digital artefacts, 'retro' design and the resurgence in interest in the handmade. The book is international and interdisciplinary, combining academic analysis and critical input from practitioners and researchers in areas such as cultural studies, destination marketing, heritage advertising, design, social history and commercial archaeology.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138934689 20161024
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