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Carnival and Power: Play and Politics in a Crown Colony

Cremona, Vicki Ann.
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(2018)  | 9783319706559 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 330pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
AUD 222.95 (inc. GST), AUD 202.68 (ex. GST),
1. Perceptions of Colony and Carnival.2. Power and its Historical Framework.-3. Social Difference and Street Dynamics.4. Fancy Dress, Rank and Dignity: Power and Play in Carnival Balls.5. ‘The sweet satires that prick where it is needed….’: The Caricature of Power.6. Raising the Levels of Street Carnivals...

Food and Place: A Critical Exploration

Bosco, Fernando J. Joassart-Marcelli, Pascale.
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(2017)  | 9781442266506 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 366pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
AUD 148.95 (inc. GST), AUD 135.41 (ex. GST),
This text provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of food from theunique perspective of place. It shows that our experiences with food are deeplyinfluenced by their cultural, social, economic, and political contexts. Theauthors explore a wide range of questions such as: Do GMOs threaten rurallivelihoods?...

Fashion through history : costumes, symbols, communication.

Biagini, Antonello. Motta, Giovanna.
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(2017)  | 9781527503441 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 565pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Fashion through history : costumes, symbols, communication.

Biagini, Antonello. Motta, Giovanna.
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(2017)  | 9781527503458 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 670pp | Availability last checked: 31/1/2018
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Food and Place: A Critical Exploration

Bosco, Fernando J. Joassart-Marcelli, Pascale.
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(2017)  | 9781442266513 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 366pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
AUD 65.95 (inc. GST), AUD 59.95 (ex. GST),
This text provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of food from theunique perspective of place. It shows that our experiences with food are deeplyinfluenced by their cultural, social, economic, and political contexts. Theauthors explore a wide range of questions such as: Do GMOs threaten rurallivelihoods?...

Greening Death: Reclaiming Burial Practices and Restoring Our Tie to the Earth

Kelly, Suzanne.
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(2017)  | 9780810895812 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
AUD 34.95 (inc. GST), AUD 31.77 (ex. GST),
We once disposed of our dead in earth-friendly ways—no chemicals,biodegradable containers, dust to dust. But over the last 150 years death carehas become a toxic, polluting, and alienating industry in the United States.Today, people are slowly waking up to the possibility of more sustainable andless...

The Legacy of Courtly Literature: From Medieval to Contemporary Culture

Cholakian, Rouben. Nelson-Campbell, Deborah.
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(2017)  | 9783319607283 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 236pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
AUD 188.95 (inc. GST), AUD 171.77 (ex. GST),
This fascinating volume examines the enduring influence of courtly tradition and courtly love, particularly in contemporary popular culture. The ten chapters explore topics including the impact of the medieval troubadour in modern love songs, the legacy of figures such as Tristan, Iseult, Lancelot,...

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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
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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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