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Eat The Buddha: Life And Death In A Tibetan Town

Eat The Buddha: Life And Death In A Tibetan Town

by Barbara Demick

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|May 11, 2021

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Co-operative Canada: Empowering Communities and Sustainable Businesses
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A shift in US bank policy. A demonstration in Greece. A tsunami in Japan. In recent times, these kinds of events have had profound effects on the economic well-being of Canadians. In such a heavily globalized environment, it may seem that only large corporations…
The Last Cowboys: An Pioneer Family In The New West
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"A can't-put-it-down modern Western." —Kirk Siegler, NPR Longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing The Last Cowboys is Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter John Branch’s epic tale of one American family struggling to…
Knowing the North: Reflections on Tradition, Technology and Science
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Embodies the spirit of an international conference on important influences on the North. Provides a comprehensive overview of the reality of the North and prospects for the future. Chapters by: M.J. Dungar; K. Kenneth Hare; Ross W. Wein; Thomas D. Nudds; Harvey…
Research In Germanic Studies 1994-95
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What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia
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In 2016, headlines declared Appalachia ground zero for America’s “forgotten tribe” of white working class voters. Journalists flocked to the region to extract sympathetic profiles of families devastated by poverty, abandoned by establishment…
The 'baby Dolls': Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition
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One of the first women's organizations to "mask" in a Mardi Gras parade, the "Million Dollar Baby Dolls" redefined the New Orleans carnival tradition. Tracing their origins from Storyville brothels and dance halls to their re-emergence in post-Katrina New…
The Search for the Beautiful Woman: A Cultural History of Japanese and Chinese Beauty
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While a slender body is a prerequisite for beauty today, plump women were considered ideal in Tang Dynasty China and Heian-period Japan. Starting around the Southern Song period in China, bound feet symbolized the attractiveness of women. But in Japan, shaved…
La Cochinchine Francaise En 1864

La Cochinchine Francaise En 1864

by Francis Garnier

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|March 26, 2012

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WORK IS IN FRENCH This book is a reproduction of a work published before 1920 and is part of a collection of books reprinted and edited by Hachette Livre, in the framework of a partnership with the National Library of France, providing the opportunity to access…
Africa at the Crossroads: Theorising Fundamentalisms in the 21st Century
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This volume interrogates and theorises various forms of fundamentalism and fetishism that impinge on Africa and the African people. The book valiantly rethinks and unpacks these forms of fundamentalisms and fetishisms, offering in the process critical vistas for…
The African Conundrum: Rethinking the Trajectories of Historical, Cultural, Philosophical and…
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The African conundrum... is rooted out of the historical, philosophical and cultural bastardisation, imbalances and inequalities which many post-colonial African governments have always sought to address, though with varying degrees of success, since the 1960s.…
Overlooking Saskatchewan: Minding the Gap
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When Canadians think of Saskatchewan-if they think of it at all-they think "flat and boring," a place to drive through or fly over, a gap between the bigger cities to the east and west. Yet thanks to its damn-the-critics spirit, Saskatchewan is the birthplace of…
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