Download E-books Culture and Customs of Hungary (Cultures and Customs of the World) PDF

By Oksana Buranbaeva

This publication offers a one-stop creation to the heritage, tradition, and personalities of Hungary, a desirable nation situated on the center of Europe and born on the crossroads of civilizations.

• A chronology of key occasions in Hungarian background beginning with the 1st strains of human life via modern-day

• photos starting from Hungary's notable personalities to customs and traditions

• A bibliography of chosen works on significant elements of Hungary's culture

• A thesaurus explains keywords concisely

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Download E-books The Complete Guide to Careers in Special Events PDF

By Gene Columbus

The step by step approach in Careers in targeted Events can assist occasion planners show off their talents. It indicates them how you can create a special and inventive method with a confirmed plan. execs supply perception and recommendation on gaining the precise abilities, making contacts, networking, and utilizing wisdom to ace activity interviews. a number of motion Steps are featured during the pages, in addition to workouts to enhance options. The perform job on the finish of every bankruptcy is helping degree growth and establish components of person concentration. Samples of canopy letters and thanks notes as well as eating etiquette while interviewing over a meal also are provided to provide occasion planners all of the instruments they’ll have to be triumphant.

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Download E-books Dressing for the Culture Wars: Style and the Politics of Self-Presentation in the 1960s and 1970s PDF

Style of costume has consistently been a fashion for americans to suggest their politics, yet might be by no means so brazenly as within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. even if partaking in presidential campaigns or Vietnam protests, hair and get dressed supplied a robust cultural software for social activists to show their politics to the area and have become either the reason and a logo of the rift in American tradition. a few american citizens observed stylistic freedom as a part of their better political protests, critical to the beliefs of self-expression, sexual freedom, and equivalent rights for ladies and minorities. Others observed adjustments standard because the erosion of culture and a hazard to the validated social and gender norms on the middle of family members and nation.

Through the lens of style and elegance, Dressing for the tradition Wars courses us in the course of the competing political and social activities of the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies. even supposing lengthy hair on males, pants and miniskirts on ladies, and different hippie kinds of self-fashioning may perhaps certainly be arguable, Betty Luther Hillman illustrates how self-presentation encouraged the tradition and politics of the period and carried connotations equally associated with the wider political demanding situations of the time. Luther Hillman’s new line of inquiry demonstrates how type used to be either a response to and used to be encouraged via the political weather and its implications for altering norms of gender, race, and sexuality.

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Download E-books The Oxford Handbook of Virtuality (Oxford Handbooks) PDF

By Mark Grimshaw

As this accomplished and multidisciplinary booklet makes transparent, virtuality has a pedigree that pre-dates the pc age and smooth digital worlds, a pedigree that may be traced again to classical mythology and past. both, the concept that of virtuality isn't the province of 1 box of analysis on my own yet is the root and driver of many, either theoretical and applied.

Our conceptualizations and functions of virtuality are a number of, as individuals show around the 9 sections of the e-book that stream from philosophy to applied sciences and purposes prior to returning to philosophy back for a dialogue of the utopias and dystopias of virtuality. the just about 50 essays contained inside of variety freely throughout matters that come with the potential for virtuality, ethics, virtuality and self, presence and immersion, digital feelings, photograph, sound and literature, machine video games, AI and A-Life, Augmented truth and actual Virtuality, legislations and economics, clinical and army functions, faith, and cybersex.

Throughout, members talk about adjustments among virtuality, fact, and reality, in debates filtered during the lenses of the disciplines represented the following, and speculate on destiny instructions. it's not in any respect transparent that there are ameliorations and, if such differences are to be discovered, the limits among virtuality, fact, and reality consistently shift as principles, modes of association, and behaviors always circulate from one to the opposite despite course. The instruction manual provides no unified definition of virtuality to convenience the reader, really a multiplicity of questions and methods underpinned through provocative statements that are supposed to additional gas the debates surrounding our notions of virtuality.

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Download E-books The Political Lives of Dead Bodies PDF

By Katherine Verdery

Since 1989, ratings of our bodies throughout japanese Europe were exhumed and taken to relaxation in new gravesites. Katherine Verdery investigates why convinced corpses―the our bodies of innovative leaders, heroes, artists, and different luminaries, in addition to extra humble folk―have taken on a political lifestyles within the turbulent instances following the top of Communist celebration rule, and what roles they play in revising the prior and reorienting the current. Enlivening and invigorating the discussion on postsocialist politics, this innovative examine is helping us comprehend the dynamic and deeply symbolic nature of politics―and the way it can breathe new lifestyles into previous bones.

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Download E-books Tradicion y cambio: Lecturas sobre la cultura latinoamericana contemporanea PDF

Tradición y cambio is among the regular texts utilized in Latin American tradition classes. This precise choice of assorted readings and particular interviews makes a speciality of the dynamic stress among culture and alter in modern Latin American tradition -- from the Caribbean to vital and South the US, together with Brazil. The thematic procedure of Tradici"n y cambio identifies key concerns in Latin American tradition and makes use of the readings to invite how these matters, similar to urbanization or the altering position of the relatives -- regulate, increase, or confound the conventional cultural values and instititions.

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Download E-books The Anthropology of Love and Anger: The Aesthetics of Conviviality in Native Amazonia PDF

By Alan Passes

The Anthropology of affection and Anger questions the very foundations of western sociological notion. of their exam of indigenous peoples from around the South American continent, the members to this quantity have come to understand that western suggestion doesn't own the vocabulary to outline even the basics of indigenous notion and perform. The dualisms of private and non-private, political and family, person and collective, even female and male, within which western anthropology was once based can't legitimately be utilized to peoples whose 'sociality' relies on an 'aesthetics of community'.
For indigenous humans luck is measured by way of the level to which conviviality, (all that's peaceable, harmonious and sociable) has been attained. but conviviality isn't just reliant on love and strong yet as a substitute on an excellent stability among all that's optimistic, love, and all that's harmful, anger.
With case experiences from around the South American zone, starting from the (so-called) fierce Yanomami of Venezuela and Brazil to the Enxet of Paraguay, and with discussions on themes from the efficacy of laughter, the function of language, anger as a marker of affection or even homesickness, The Anthropology of affection and Anger is a seminal, interesting paintings which will be learn by way of all scholars and teachers within the post-colonial global.

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Download E-books Staging the World: Spoils, Captives, and Representations in the Roman Triumphal Procession (Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture & Representation) PDF

Staging the World is an illustrated examine of the Roman triumphal procession in its capability as spectacle and function. Ida Ostenberg analyses how Rome awarded and perceived the defeated on parade. Spoils, captives, and representations are the gadgets, and the fundamental inquiries to be requested quandary either contents and context: What used to be displayed? How used to be it paraded? What used to be the reaction? The triumph was once a crowded civic occasion, whilst spectators met with cash from Spain and Asia, Jewish temple treasures, silver plate and furnishings from opulent royal feasts, bushes from jap gardens, Punic elephants showing as in conflict, kings, lengthy identified by way of identify purely, and ferocious barbarians wearing outlandish costumes. Ostenberg goals to teach what tales the Roman triumph informed in regards to the defeated and what principles it transmitted approximately Rome itself.

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Download E-books The Image of Aristocracy: In Britain, 1000-1300 PDF

By David Crouch

David Crouch presents a large definition of aristorcracy via interpreting the methods aristocrats behaved and lived among a thousand and 1300. He analyses way of life, type and plush residing in these years. a particular function of the e-book is that it takes a British, instead of Anglocentric, view - the penetration of Welsh and Scottish society by means of Anglo-French rules of aristocracy.

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