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Collaboration is one of the key ingredients of a vibrant, successful library that is also relevant to the community it serves. Written by a team of librarians and community partners, this uplifting book takes a fresh look at the essentials of how to nurture the best within ourselves and our...
This engaging volume critically examines previous theories of collapse of ancient complex societies and offers a new one, that of social hubris. The concept is evaluated through examination of ancient Egypt, Rome, Maya, and others.
This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. Using Cypriote museums as a focal example, the authors show how museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building.
The second edition of the groundbreaking Anthropology and Climate Change presents new foundational chapters, new case studies, and revised and updated contributions from major scholars to examine what we have learned about climate change and what we should do about it.
In this book leading experts uncover and discuss archaeological topics and themes surrounding the long-term trajectory of camelid llama and alpaca pastoralism in the Andean highlands of South America. Andeanists and pastoral scholars alike will find this comprehensive work an invaluable contribution to their library and studies.
Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America
Translators Writing, Writing Translators is a collection of essays by some of the leading scholar-practitioners working in the field of translation studies. Inspired by the work of distinguished translator and theorist Carol Maier, the contributors reflect, in a variety of forms-from biographical essays to studies of fictional translators to reflective...
Of all the job titles listed in the opening and closing screen credits, producer is certainly the most amorphous. There are businessmen and women-producers, writer-director- and movie-star-producers; producers who work for the studio; executive producers whose reputation and industry clout alone gets a project financed though their day-to-day participation in...
Examines the adventure serial as a distinct artform, one that uniquely encouraged audience participation and imaginative play. Scott Higgins proposes that the serial's incoherent plotting and reliance on formula should be understood as some of its most appealing attributes. Further, he suggests these serials laid the groundwork for modern-day cinematic...