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Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks

Kee, Chera.
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(2017)  | 9781477313305 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 236pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
AUD 45.95 (inc. GST), AUD 41.77 (ex. GST),
The zombie apocalypse hasn't happened—yet—but zombies are all over popularculture. From movies and TV shows to video games and zombie walks, the undeadstalk through our collective fantasies. What is it about zombies that exertssuch a powerful fascination? In Not Your Average Zombie, Chera Kee offers...

Veils, nudity, and tattoos : the new feminine aesthetic.

Botz-Bornstein, Thorsten.
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(2017)  | 9781498500487 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 212pp | Availability last checked: 5/5/2017
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At first sight, tattoos, nudity, and veils do not seem to have much in common except for the fact that all three have become more frequent, more visible, and more dominant in connection with aesthetic presentations of women over the past thirty years. No longer restricted to biker and sailor culture,...

Danish Cookbooks: Domesticity and National Identity, 1616-1901

Gold, Carol.
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(2017)  | 9780295997834 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
AUD 147.95 (inc. GST), AUD 134.50 (ex. GST),
Cookbooks tell stories. They open up the worlds in which the people who wroteand read them once lived. In the hands of a good historian, cookbooks can beshown to contain the markings of political, social, and ideological changes thatwe conventionally locate outside the kitchen. Over time, cookbooks...

Danish Cookbooks: Domesticity and National Identity, 1616-1901

Gold, Carol.
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(2017)  | 9780295999050 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
AUD 49.95 (inc. GST), AUD 45.41 (ex. GST),
Cookbooks tell stories. They open up the worlds in which the people who wroteand read them once lived. In the hands of a good historian, cookbooks can beshown to contain the markings of political, social, and ideological changes thatwe conventionally locate outside the kitchen. Over time, cookbooks...

Street style in america : an exploration.

Moore, Jennifer Grayer.
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(2017)  | 9781440844614 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 17/5/2017
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Cremation, corpses and cannibalism : comparative cosmologies and centuries of cosmic consumption.

Kaliff, Anders. Oestigaard, Terje.
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(2017)  | 9781443881739 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 205pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
AUD 166.95 (inc. GST), AUD 151.77 (ex. GST),
"Death matters and the matters of death are initially, and to a large extent, the decaying flesh of the corpse. Cremation as a ritual practice is the fastest and most optimal way of dissolving the corpse's flesh, either by annihilation or purification, or a combination. Still, cremation was not the...

As long as we both shall eat.

STEWART, Claire.
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(2017)  | 9781442257139 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 242pp
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As Long as we Both Shall Eat is a culinary history of wedding feasts. Examining the various food customs associated with weddings in America and around the world, Claire Stewart not only provides a rich account of the foods most loved and frequently served at wedding celebrations, she also offers a...

Mixed magic : global-local dialogues in fairy tales for young readers.

Gutierrez, Anna Katrina.
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(2017)  | 9789027201621 | John Benjamins Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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Mixed Magic: Global-local dialogues in fairy tales for young readers considers retellings and adaptations from a 'glocal' context: a framework focused on the reciprocal and cross-cultural exchange between global processes and local practices and their potential transformative effects. The study examines...

Brides of the buddha : nuns' stories from the avadanasataka.

Muldoon-Hules, Karen.
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(2017)  | 9781498511452 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 14/6/2017
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For young women in early South Asia, marriage was probably the most important event in their lives, as it largely determined their socioeconomic and religious future. Yet there has been little in the way of systematic examinations of the evidence on marriage customs among Buddhists of this time, and...

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The Future of Food Tourism: Foodies, Experiences, Exclusivity, Visions and Political Capital

Albrecht, Julia. Fields, Kevin. Meethan, Kevin. Una, McMahon-Beattie. Yeoman, Ian. Albrecht, Julia N. McMahon-Beattie, Una.
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(2015)  | 9781845415389 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 304pp | Availability last checked: 18/8/2017
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This book presents a systematic and pattern-based explanation of food tourism,focusing on how and why change could occur and what the implications could be.In the future will food tourism involve food grown in the laboratory or a moreauthentic experience associated with place and history? The book’s...

 

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