Category: Culture

Islamic perspectives relating to business, arts, culture and by Roaimah Omar

By Roaimah Omar

This well timed e-book explores how the Malays and Muslims ordinarily are confronted with demanding situations within the fields of industrial, economic climate and politics, within the glossy period of globalisation. those examine findings will help the Muslim neighborhood to reinforce foreign integration, relatively in Malaysia and Southeast Asia.

In this paintings, scholarly and specialist authors discover Islamic views on communique, artwork and tradition, enterprise, and legislations and coverage. They reply to the necessity to uphold and enhance the tradition, arts and history of the Malays. Readers are invited to discover the demanding situations for the Malay and Muslim international and to conform techniques to make sure competitiveness, dynamism and sustainability. subject matters similar to Islamophobia, drug trafficking, discounts behaviours and the position of social media are addressed.

These reviewed papers have been offered on the overseas convention on Islamic company, artwork, tradition & verbal exchange 2014, held in Melaka, Malaysia. they've got the capability to bolster facets of Islamic economic climate and management, if translated into motion plans. This booklet represents crucial studying for students of Islamic experiences and may be of curiosity to these analyzing Southeast Asia and the Malay world.

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Speak the Culture: Britain by Andrew Whittaker

By Andrew Whittaker

Few international locations rival the wealthy background, creative success and modern verve of england. yet who're the British? What does it suggest to be British and is there the sort of factor as British tradition? There hasn't ever been a time while the query has occasioned quite a bit debate.

Speak the tradition: Britain peels again the layers of this wealthy and intricate background, exploring the criteria – old, political, cultural, inventive – that make the British tick.

British tradition is strewn with names that ring a bell internationally: Shakespeare, Churchill, Dickens, Pinter, Hitchcock, Vivienne Westwood, Lennon and McCartney … communicate the tradition: Britain examines the folks, the heritage and the routine that experience formed Britain because it now's, delivering key details in simply digested, pleasing chunks.

It additionally unearths the tradition of way of life, exploring diversifications among the English, Scots and Welsh, and dissecting their lifestyle: how they consume, socialise, vote, costume and chuckle.

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Anti-Social Behaviour Orders: A Culture of Control? by J. Donoghue

By J. Donoghue

This publication vigorously demanding situations the present dominant educational view on ASBOs as inaccurate instruments of social keep watch over, and offers another standpoint on anti-social habit administration which expressly promotes the assumption of ASBOs as in a position to permitting a favorable strategy of engagement between neighborhood gurus, housing pros and citizens.

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Americana: Dispatches From the New Frontier by Hampton Sides

By Hampton Sides

Harley-Davidson bikers . . . Grand Canyon river rats. . .Mormon archaeologists. . . Spelling bee prodigies…

For greater than fifteen years, best-selling writer and historian Hampton facets has traveled generally around the continent exploring the the US that lurks simply at the back of the scrim of our mainstream tradition. Reporting for outdoor, the recent Yorker, and NPR, between different nationwide media, the award-winning journalist has confirmed a name not just as a wry observer of the modern American scene but in addition as certainly one of our extra artistic and flexible practitioners of narrative non-fiction.

In those dozen items, gathered right here for the 1st time, aspects provides us a clean, appealing, and now and then startling the US brimming with attention-grabbing subcultures and weird characters who might reside nowhere else. Following facets, we crash the redwood retreat of an obvious cabal of fabulously robust military-industrialists, drop in at the Indy 500 of bass fishing, and subscribe to an incredible techno-rave on the lip of the Grand Canyon. We meet a various gallery of yank visionaries— from the impossibly perky founding father of Tupperware to Indian radical Russell capability to skateboarding legend Tony Hawk. We retrace the path of the ancient Bataan dying March with veterans from Sides’ acclaimed WWII epic, Ghost squaddies. aspects additionally examines the state that has emerged from the ashes of September eleven, recounting the harrowing trips of 3 international exchange heart survivors and determining on the final attainable minute to not "embed" at the Iraqi front-lines with the U.S. Marines. Americana offers us a glowing mosaic of our nation at the present time, in all its wild and poignant charm.

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Yogurt Culture: A Global Look at How to Make, Bake, Sip, and by Cheryl Sternman Rule

By Cheryl Sternman Rule

From the (hardcover) ISBN: 0544252322

LCCN: TX759.5.Y63.R85 2015

Photographs via Ellen Silverman
Book layout via Rita Sowins / Sowins Design
Food styling by way of Christine Albano
Prop styling by way of Marina Malchin
Ebook layout by way of Jessica Arnold

Long celebrated as a flexible component in cuisines around the globe, yogurt has lately emerged as a nutrition of approximately unheard of progress right here within the usa. The time has come for a contemporary, far-ranging cookbook dedicated to its untapped culinary uses.

In Yogurt Culture, award-winning meals author Cheryl Sternman Rule provides one hundred fifteen flavorful recipes, taking yogurt farther than the breakfast desk, lunchbox, or health club bag. Rule strips yogurt of its premixed components and brings it again to its natural, healthy essence. In chapters like Flavor, Slurp, Dine, and Lick, she pairs yogurt not only with fruit yet with meat, not only with sugar yet with salt, not only with herbs yet with aromatic spices whose provenance spans the globe. She offers foolproof, step by step directions for a way to make yogurt, Greek yogurt, and labneh at domestic, even though all of her recipes is additionally ready with advertisement yogurt.

Rule explores yogurt from each perspective, explaining how one can learn a label, traveling manufacturers huge and small, and gaining access to the kitchens of chefs from all over the world. Deeply researched and peppered with tales, interviews, and full-color photos, Yogurt Culture bargains a clean, accomplished tackle a liked foodstuff.

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Politics in India: Structure, Process and Policy by Subrata K. Mitra

By Subrata K. Mitra

Publish yr note: First released in 2010

Providing a finished research of the large spectrum of India’s politics, this undergraduate textbook explains the foremost positive factors of politics in India in a comparative and obtainable narrative, illustrated with correct maps, existence tales, data and opinion info.

Familiar innovations of comparative politics are used to spotlight the coverage approach, with a spotlight on anti-poverty measures, liberalisation of the economic climate, nuclearisation and family with the us and Asian neighbours equivalent to Pakistan and China.

The writer increases numerous key questions suitable to Indian politics, including:
• Why has India succeeded in creating a rather peaceable transition from colonial rule to a resilient, multi-party democracy unlike her neighbours?
• How has the interplay of recent politics and standard society contributed to the resilience of post-colonial democracy?
• How did India’s economic system – moribund for a number of many years following independence – make a step forward into fast development, and, can India maintain it?
• and eventually, why have collective identification and nationhood end up the center factor of India within the twenty first century?

Introducing the beginner to India, this obtainable, certainly comparative account of India’s political evolution additionally engages the professional in a deep contemplation of the character of strategic manoeuvring inside of India’s family and foreign context. as well as pedagogical gains equivalent to textual content bins, a suite of additional readings is equipped as a to steer readers who desire to transcend the remit of this article.

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The Art of Peace by Morihei Ueshiba

By Morihei Ueshiba

The inspirational teachings during this assortment convey that the genuine means of thewarrior is predicated on compassion, knowledge, fearlessness, and love of nature. the lessons are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder ofthe renowned eastern martial artwork of Aikido, a mind-body self-discipline he calledthe "Art of Peace," which bargains a nonviolent strategy to victory in theface of clash. Ueshiba believed that Aikido ideas should be utilized toall the demanding situations we are facing in life—in own relationships, as we interactwith society, and at paintings and in business.Thisedition is a much-expanded model of the unique miniature version thatappeared within the Shambhala Pocket Classics sequence. It includes a wealth of newmaterial, together with a biography of Ueshiba; an essay by means of John Stevens thatpresents Ueshiba's perspectives on "The paintings of warfare as opposed to the paintings of Peace";newly translateddoka,didactic "poems of the Way"; and Ueshiba's personal calligraphies.

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Tourism, Culture and Heritage in a Smart Economy : Third by Vicky Katsoni, Amitabh Upadhya, Anastasia Stratigea

By Vicky Katsoni, Amitabh Upadhya, Anastasia Stratigea

This e-book explores the ways that details and conversation applied sciences (ICTs) supply a robust device for the advance of clever tourism. various examples are provided from around the whole spectrum of cultural and history tourism, together with artwork, recommendations in museum interpretation and collections administration, cross-cultural visions, gastronomy, movie tourism, darkish tourism, activities tourism, and wine tourism. Emphasis is put on the significance of the shrewdpermanent locations inspiration and an information economic system pushed through innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. New modes of tourism administration are defined, and tourism items, prone, and techniques for the stimulation of monetary innovation and advertising of information move are defined. the potential for various rising ICTs during this context is obviously defined, masking location-based companies, net of items, shrewdpermanent towns, cellular prone, gamification, electronic collections and the digital customer, social media, social networking, and augmented fact. The publication is edited in collaboration with the foreign organization of Cultural and electronic Tourism (IACuDiT) and contains the complaints of the 3rd foreign convention on Cultural and electronic Tourism.

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The Cambridge Companion to Wittgenstein (Cambridge by David G. Stern, Hans Sluga

By David G. Stern, Hans Sluga

Ludwig Wittgenstein is likely one of the most vital and influential philosophers of the 20th century, yet he's additionally one of many least available. This quantity presents a understandable consultant to his paintings by way of quite a lot of specialists who're actively engaged in new paintings on Wittgenstein. The essays, that are either expository and unique, handle significant subject matters in his philosophy of brain, language, good judgment, and arithmetic and make clear the connections one of the various phases within the improvement of his paintings.

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The Last Intellectuals: American Culture in the Age of by Russell Jacoby

By Russell Jacoby

"Russell Jacoby's tremendous research of our decreased highbrow existence is, in itself, a hopeful signal: could he flourish." -Gore Vidal This provocative e-book chronicles the disappearance of the "public highbrow" in the USA. For over thirty years, the cultural panorama has been ruled by way of the new release of Irving Howe, Daniel Bell, and John Kenneth Galbraith; no more youthful team has arisen to be successful them. not like past intellectuals who lived in city bohemias and wrote for the informed public, ultra-modern thinkers have flocked to the colleges, the place the politics of tenure loom higher than the politics of tradition. In an incisive and passionate polemic, Russell Jacoby examines how gentrification, suburbanization, and educational careerism have sapped the energy of yank highbrow existence.

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