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Download E-books Festival Places: Revitalising Rural Australia (Toursim and Cultural Change) PDF

By Chris Gibson, John Connell

Gala's have burgeoned in rural components, revitalising previous traditions and inventing new purposes to rejoice. How do gala's give a contribution to tourism, group and a rural feel of belonging? What are their cultural, environmental and financial dimensions? This e-book solutions such questions - that includes contributions from best geographers, historians, anthropologists, tourism students and cultural researchers.

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Download E-books Intercultural Communication: Building a Global Community PDF

By Fay Patel

In Intercultural Communication, the authors draw on their deep intercultural adventure to teach us the right way to construct profitable conversation bridges throughout various cultures. The e-book explores numerous theoretical positions on worldwide communique ethics and norms through supplying an summary of the modern socio-cultural scenario and looking ways that universal floor can be discovered among those assorted positions. The authors increase issues of serious mirrored image on intercultural occasions and concerns in quite a few parts of conversation together with healthiness, paintings, atmosphere and schooling. The booklet additionally covers more than a few concerns, from the interactions of varied cultures to the growth of social firms and the starting to be international infrastructure.

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Download E-books A Chain of Kings: The Makassarese Chronicles of Gowa and Talloq (Bibliotheca Indonesica) PDF

By William Cummings

The chronicles of Gowa and Talloq are an important old resources for the learn of precolonial Makassar. they've got supplied the elemental framework and masses of the knowledge that we own concerning the origins, progress, and enlargement of Gowa throughout the 16th and 17th centuries. in this interval Gowa and its shut best friend Talloq grew to become the main strong strength within the japanese Indonesian archipelago, and historians have relied seriously on those chronicles to chart the advancements of this era. to be had for the 1st time in English translation, those texts will supply historians a useful origin on which to base interpretations of this significant position and time in Indonesian background.

This quantity should be an invaluable addition to the libraries of students of premodern Southeast Asia, together with historians, linguists, anthropologists, and others.

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Download E-books Anthropology and Development PDF

This e-book re-establishes the relevance of mainstream anthropological (and sociological) ways to improvement methods and at the same time acknowledges that modern improvement needs to be anthropology‘s primary zone of research. Professor de Sardan argues for a socio-anthropology of swap and improvement that may be a deeply empirical, multidimensional, diachronic research of social teams and their interactions. The creation offers a thought-provoking exam of the critical new ways that experience emerged within the self-discipline through the Nineteen Nineties. half I then makes transparent the complexity of social switch and improvement, and the ways that socio-anthropology can degree as much as the problem of this complexity. half II appears to be like extra heavily at the various major variables concerned about the advance technique, together with family of construction; the logics of social motion; the character of information; sorts of mediation; and ‘political‘ ideas.

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Download E-books Barter, Exchange and Value: An Anthropological Approach PDF

Economists deal with barter as an inefficient substitute to industry alternate, assuming that it really is general purely in primitive economies. for his or her half, anthropologists are extra inquisitive about the social and ethical complexities of the "gift," and deal with barter as mere haggling. The authors during this assortment don't settle for that barter occupies a residual area among financial and reward economies. utilizing money owed from diversified components of the area, they reveal that it truly is greater than an easy and self-evident monetary establishment. Barter might represent a style of alternate with its personal social features, occupying its personal ethical house. This novel remedy of barter represents an unique and topical addition to the literature on financial anthropology.

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Download E-books China and Historical Capitalism: Genealogies of Sinological Knowledge (Studies in Modern Capitalism) PDF

Until eventually lately, capitalism has been considered as precise to Europe and as an natural outgrowth of Western civilization. through interpreting China in those Eurocentric phrases, China has been perceived, by way of Westerners and Asians alike, to be a failed model of the West. the purpose of this collaborative undertaking is to envision how the adventure of capitalism as a eu social formation, and as an international approach, has formed wisdom of China. furthermore the amount seeks to set up new foundations on which a concept of chinese language society should be outfitted.

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Download E-books Political Leadership: Towards a General Analysis PDF

Political leaders are the main common, famous, and noted component to political existence. despite the fact that, the overall research of political management has been little advanced.

In this ebook Professor Blondel offers a common framework for the systematic research of management to make attainable destiny empirical examine and comparative research of political leadership.

After interpreting the present country of political management stories, Professor Blondel categorizes the leaders of the realm considering either their pursuits and the restrictions and possibilities as a result of the environment.

Important good points and impacts on management are pointed out: the resources of non-public energy, the function of leaders' personal psychology and point of view, the tools of strength on hand to leaders, their courting with subordinates and voters, the effect of associations on management and the effect of leaders.

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Download E-books Human-Computer Interaction, Tourism and Cultural Heritage: Second International Workshop, HCITOCH 2011, Córdoba, Argentina, September 14-15, 2011, Revised Selected Papers PDF

By Francisco V. Cipolla Ficarra (auth.), Francisco Cipolla-Ficarra, Kim Veltman, Huang Chih-Fang, Miguel Cipolla-Ficarra, Andreas K

This e-book constitutes the refereed court cases of the second one foreign Workshop on Human-Computer interplay, Tourism and Cultural historical past, HCITOCH 2011, held in Córdoba, Argentina, in September 2011. The 14 revised complete papers awarded have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from a variety of submissions. the quantity is meant to be a gathering element of all those that freely desire to improve and ideal the set of ideas and methods to enhance the human-computer interplay, tourism, and cultural heritage.

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