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American Cultural Critics


This collection of essays assesses the work of a number of American intellectuals, including Susan Sontag, F.O. Mathieson, Daniel Bell and Hannah Arendt, who have addressed issues of culture and its multifaceted relations to politics, history, sociology and literary criticism.





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9780859894043 | Published: 1995
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Cornish Studies Volume 5


The fifth volume in this acclaimed paperback series covers a wide range of topics, including Celtic Cornwall, Cornish politics, the Cornish economy, Cornish genetics, constructions of language and race in contemporary Cornwall, Cornish rugby, and education in Cornwall.





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9780859895514 | Published: 1997
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Cornish Studies Volume 6


The sixth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.





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9780859896108 | Published: 1998
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Cornish Studies Volume 8


The eighth volume in the acclaimed paperback series . . . the only county series that can legitimately claim to represent the past and present of a nation.





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9780859896825 | Published: 2000
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Gods, Objects, and Ritual Practice in Ancient Mediterranean Religion


Uses case studies from Israel, Athens, Rome, Sicily and North Africa to explore how scholars are incorporating study of material culture into study of religion in the ancient Meditteranean.  First volume in new series - Studies in Ancient Mediteranean Religions.





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9781937040796 | Published: 2017
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The History of Phoenicia


The Phoenicians, celebrated navigators who invented the alphabet, have no published work telling their long, turbulent and sometimes mythical history.  Josette Elayi, a French academic specialising in Phoenicia, covers its rich history from origins to the conquest by Alexander the Great which ended its independence. First published in French.





 





Paperback    £32.00
9781937040819 | Published: 2018
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Narratives And Spaces


This book examines how photography, the railroad, electricity, space flight and the computer became central, yet often contradictory, parts of the way Americans construct and narrate their culture. This is a significant contribution to American cultural history, and like David Nye's previous books, is written to be accessible to a wide audience.




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9780859895569 | Published: 1997
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9780859895552 | Published: 1997
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The Science of Culture


Leslie White was one of the most important—and controversial—figures in American anthropology. This classic work, initially published in 1949, contains White’s definitive statement on what he termed 'culturology.'





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9780975273821 | Published: 2005
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The Wide Lens in Archaeology


Brian Hesse was Professor of Jewish Studies, Anthropology and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Pennsylvania State University and a leading specialist on ancient animal bones and the zooarchaeology of the Levant.  This volume honours his memory and reflects the wide range of his interests.





Paperback    £53.00
9781937040956 | Published: 2018
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