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Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory
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Companion to Critical and Cultural TheoryNow in a fully updated second edition The Routledge Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory is an indispensible guide for anyone approaching the field for the first time. Exploring ideas from a diverse range of disciplines through a series of 11 critical essays and a dictionary of key names and terms, this book examines some of the most complex and fundamental theories in modern scholarship. With three new essays, an updated introduction, further reading and a wealth of new dictionary entries, this text is an indispensible guide for all students of the theoretically informed arts, humanities and social sciences.
 
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Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure
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Deceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary StructureDeceit, Desire, and the Novel: Self and Other in Literary Structure This study extends beyond the scope of literature into the psychology of much of our contemporary scene, including fashion, advertising, and propaganda techniques. In considering such aspects, the author goes beyond the domain of pure aesthetics and offers an interpretation of some basic cultural problems of our time.
 
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Cultural Anthropology
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Cultural AnthropologyCultural Anthropology presents a balanced introduction to the world’s cultures, focusing on how they interact and change. Author Barbara Miller provides many points where readers can interact with the material, and encourages students to think critically about other cultures as well as their own. Featuring the latest research and statistics throughout, the eighth edition has been updated with contemporary examples of anthropology in action, addressing recent newsworthy events such as the Ebola epidemic.
 
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Scottish Modernism and Its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange
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Scottish Modernism and Its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

This innovative book proposes the expansion of the existing idea of an interwar Scottish Renaissance movement to include its international significance as a Scottish literary modernism interacting with the intellectual and artistic ideas of European modernism as well as responding to the challenges of the Scottish cultural and political context.
 
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Audio - World History: The Fertile Crescent to the American Revolution
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Audio - World History: The Fertile Crescent to the American Revolution

Give your student a time travelling tour of world history with this brilliant lecture series taught by award winning educator Linwood Thompson. In 30 lectures your student will cover the full story of human civilization, analyzing geography, technology, economies, social institutions and cultural achievements. The magnitude of the material would be daunting for most teachers, but not this one.
 
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100 Poets Against the War
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100 Poets Against the War100 Poets Against the War

These poets are from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England, Canada, Australia, India, France, America and elsewhere; many are cultural and/or peace activists; some are emerging poets, others very well-known...
 
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Modernism: Keywords (Keywords in Literature and Culture)
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Modernism: Keywords (Keywords in Literature and Culture)

Guided by the historical semantics developed in Raymond Williams' pioneering study of cultural vocabulary, Modernism: Keywords presents a series of short entries on words used with frequency and urgency in “written modernism,” tracking cultural and literary debates and transformative moments of change.
 
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