Exemplary Women of Early China: The Lienü zhuan of Liu by Anne Behnke Kinney

By Anne Behnke Kinney

When may still a lady disobey her father, contradict her husband, or form the coverage of a ruler? in line with the Lienü zhuan, or Categorized Biographies of Women, it isn't merely acceptable yet worthwhile for girls to provide advice whilst fathers, husbands, sons, and rulers stray from advantage. The earliest chinese language textual content dedicated to the ethical schooling of girls, the Lienü zhuan was once compiled through Liu Xiang (79--8 B.C.E.) on the finish of the Han dynasty (202 B.C.E.--9 C.E.) and recounts the deeds of either virtuous and depraved ladies. trained by means of early legends, fictionalized old money owed, and formal speeches on statecraft, the textual content taught generations of chinese language ladies to domesticate filial piety and maternal kindness and adopt such practices as suicide and self-mutilation to maintain chastity and reform wayward males. The Lienü zhuan's tales encouraged artists for a millennium and located their approach into neighborhood and dynastic histories. An cutting edge paintings for its time, the textual content continues to be a severe software for mapping women's social, political, and family roles at a formative time in China's development.

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Intoxicating Southern France: Uncorking the Magic in the by PJ Adams

By PJ Adams

PJ Adams, whose top vendor Intoxicating Paris uncorks the magic in Paris, is again with one other quirky journey—this time via Intoxicating Southern France. As you trip, you’ll sip chilled champagne in Monaco, rub elbows with the well-known and notorious in Cannes, decide lavender from the sunny fields of Provence, scale the mystical turrets of fortified Carcassonne, spelunk the caves of prehistoric Pech Merle, and traverse the skies in a hot-air balloon over Rocamadour and Castelnaud. eventually, you’ll stopover at Bordeaux grands crus estates, savoring the world-famous Médoc and Saint-Émilion wines. alongside the best way, you’ll banquet on cassoulet and croquants, sip pastis and Mouton Rothschild, and come across ghosts, serfs, and quirky French humans. brilliant nutrients, effective wine, ambitious historical past, very good fortresses, and interesting acquaintances inform the tale of this exhilarating trip via Southern France you won’t are looking to miss!

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The 21st Century Meeting and Event Technologies: Powerful by Seungwon "Shawn" Lee,Dessislava Boshnakova,Joe Goldblatt

By Seungwon "Shawn" Lee,Dessislava Boshnakova,Joe Goldblatt

Here is the 1st ebook to in particular and comprehensively deal with the quick alterations and advances in expertise within the making plans, administration, and advertising of conferences and occasions. The multigenerational trio of authors, together with Joe Goldblatt and of his former scholars, Seungwon "Shawn" Lee and Dessislava Boshnakova, hide an important points of utilizing expertise for today’s conferences and occasions, such as



  • How to harness the ability of social media

  • How to exploit crowdsourcing effectively

  • How to decide on applicable room format layout software

  • How to regulate and use guest-generated content

  • How to degree and review your success

  • How to settle on assembly registration software

  • How to advertise your assembly with blogs, web pages, podcasts, and more

  • How to carry digital conferences and events

  • How to take advantage of search engine marketing to virtue


The region of assembly and occasion expertise is a fast-growing part of the conferences, incentives, conventions and exhibition (MICE) undefined. With a foreword by means of Corbin Ball, an across the world popular speaker, advisor and author within the conferences and occasions expertise box, The twenty first Century assembly and occasion applied sciences can be a vital source for hospitality scholars and company professionals.


Faculty may perhaps request an exam replica from info@appleacademicpress.com. Please offer your identify and identify, path identify, path commence date, present textual content, variety of scholars, and your establishment address.

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A Feeling of Belonging: Asian American Women's Public by Shirley Jennifer Lim

By Shirley Jennifer Lim

When we think the actions of Asian American girls within the mid-twentieth century, our first ideas are usually not of snowboarding, attractiveness pageants, journal analyzing, and sororities. but, Shirley Jennifer Lim argues, those are exactly the kinds of rest practices many moment new release chinese language, Filipina, and eastern American girls engaged in in this time.

In A Feeling of Belonging, Lim highlights the cultural actions of younger, predominantly single Asian American ladies from 1930 to 1960. this era marks a very important generation—the first within which American-born Asians shaped a serious mass and started to make their presence felt within the usa. notwithstanding they have been unusual from earlier generations by means of their American citizenship, it used to be simply via those doubtless mundane “American”activities that they have been capable of conquer two-dimensional stereotypes of themselves as kimono-clad “Orientals.”

Lim lines the varied ways that those younger ladies sought declare to cultural citizenship, exploring such themes because the nation's first Asian American sorority, Chi Alpha Delta; the cultural paintings of chinese language American actress Anna may well Wong; Asian American early life tradition and sweetness pageants; and the fulfillment of repute of 3 foreign-born Asian girls within the past due Nineteen Fifties. by means of donning poodle skirts, going to the seashore, and generating magazines, she argues, they asserted not only their American-ness, yet their humanity: a sense of belonging.

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Crime and Punishment in Istanbul: 1700-1800 by Fariba Zarinebaf

By Fariba Zarinebaf

This vividly specified revisionist background exposes the underworld of the biggest city of the early sleek Mediterranean and during it the full textile of a posh, multicultural society. Fariba Zarinebaf maps the background of crime and punishment in Istanbul over a couple of hundred years, contemplating transgressions comparable to riots, prostitution, robbery, and homicide and while tracing how the kingdom managed and punished its unruly inhabitants. Taking us throughout the city's streets, workshops, and homes, she supplies voice to boring people—the guy accused of stealing, the girl accused of prostitution, and the vagabond expelled from town. She reveals that Istanbul during this interval continues to be mischaracterized—in half via the sensational and unique debts of ecu tourists who portrayed it because the embodiment of Ottoman decline, rife with decadence, sin, and disorder. Linking the historical past of crime and punishment to the dramatic political, fiscal, and social differences that happened within the eighteenth century, Zarinebaf unearths actually that Istanbul had even more in universal with different rising smooth towns in Europe, or even in America.

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Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in by Megan Bryson

By Megan Bryson

Dali is a small sector on a excessive plateau in Southeast Asia. Its major deity, Baijie, has assumed a number of gendered kinds in the course of the area's heritage: Buddhist goddess, the mummy of Dali's founder, a widowed martyr, and a village divinity. What money owed for thus many alternative incarnations of an area deity?

Goddess at the Frontier argues that Dali's encounters with forces past area and state have inspired the goddess's alterations. Dali sits on the cultural crossroads of Southeast Asia, India, and Tibet; it's been claimed by means of assorted international locations yet is at present a part of Yunnan Province in Southwest China. Megan Bryson comprises historical-textual experiences, paintings historical past, and ethnography in her ebook to argue that Baijie supplied a nearby identification that enabled Dali to place itself geopolitically and traditionally. In doing so, Bryson offers a case learn of the way humans craft neighborhood identities out of disparate cultural components and the way those neighborhood identities rework through the years with regards to greater ancient changes—including the expanding presence of the chinese language state.

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Eating Right in America: The Cultural Politics of Food and by Charlotte Biltekoff

By Charlotte Biltekoff

Eating correct in America is a robust critique of nutritional reform within the usa from the overdue nineteenth-century emergence of dietary technology in the course of the modern substitute foodstuff circulate and crusade opposed to weight problems. Charlotte Biltekoff analyzes the discourses of nutritional reform, together with the writings of reformers, in addition to the fabrics they created to convey their messages to the general public. She exhibits that whereas the first target can be to enhance well-being, the method of training humans to "eat correct" within the U.S. necessarily includes shaping convinced types of matters and voters, and shoring up the id and social obstacles of the ever-threatened American heart type. with no discounting the pleasures of nutrition or the worth of wellbeing, Biltekoff advocates a severe reappraisal of our obsession with vitamin as a proxy for wellbeing and fitness. according to her knowing of the historical past of nutritional reform, she argues that speak approximately "eating correct" in the United States too frequently obscures structural and environmental stresses and constraints, whereas naturalizing the doubtful redefinition of overall healthiness as someone accountability and imperative.

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Tasting Tourism: Travelling for Food and Drink (New by Priscilla Boniface

By Priscilla Boniface

besides simple functional purposes, our practices touching on foods and drinks are pushed by means of context and setting, trust and conference, aspiration and wish to reveal - briefly, via tradition. equally, tradition publications how tourism is used and operates. This publication examines foods and drinks tourism, because it is now and is probably going to enhance, via a cultural 'lens'. It asks: what's foods and drinks tourism, and why have food and drinks provisions and knowledge issues turn into vacationer locations of their personal correct, instead of closing between a few tourism gains and elements? whereas it deals a variety of overseas examples, the focus is on foods and drinks tourism within the united kingdom. What with the present diversification of tourism in rural parts, the elevated acclaim for this kind of tourism within the united kingdom, the sequence of BSE, vCJD and foot and mouth crises in British nutrients creation, and the cultural and ethnic fusion in British cities and towns, it makes a very wealthy position during which to discover this topic. the writer concludes that the way forward for food and drinks tourism lies in variety and strong point. In an period of globalisation, there's a specific wish to take pleasure in diversified, instead of mono-cultural environment and event. She additionally notes that there's an immediacy of gratification in food and drinks intake which has turn into a basic requirement of latest society.

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Women's Work and Lives in Rural Greece: Appearances and by Gabriella Lazaridis

By Gabriella Lazaridis

This new quantity explores the boundaries and probabilities of monetary switch in remodeling the lives of girls in rural Greece at a time of significant monetary and political switch. it's in line with ethnographic examine carried out in groups of Western Crete: Nohia and Platanos, the place Lazaridis concentrates on 3 actions girls are enthusiastic about: handcrafts, market-gardening and olive-growing.

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History and Myth in Romanian Consciousness (Hors collection) by Lucian Boia

By Lucian Boia

Based at the concept that there's a enormous distinction among fact and discourse, the writer issues out that historical past is consistently reconstructed, tailored and infrequently mythicized from the views of the current day, current states of brain and ideologies. He heavily examines historic tradition and sense of right and wrong in 19th and 20th century Romania, rather focusing on the impression of the nationwide ideology on background. Boia's cutting edge research identifies numerous key legendary configurations and indicates how Romanians have reconstituted their very own hugely ideologized historical past during the last centuries. The power of background and fable in Romanian realization lies within the author's skill to completely deconstruct the total Romanian historiographic procedure and exhibit the expanding acuteness of nationwide difficulties usually, and specifically the exploitation of historical past to help nationwide ideology.

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