7 edition of Culture and Space found in the catalog.
August 25, 2005
by I. B. Tauris
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. A culture’s heroes are expressed in the culture’s myths, which can be the subject of novels and other forms of literature (Rushing & Frentz, ). Janice Hocker Rushing () has argued, for example, that an enduring myth in U.S. culture, as seen in films, is the rugged individualist cowboy of theFile Size: KB.
The book presents research and thinking about new dynamic literacies, porous expertise, digital making/coding/remixing, curation, storying in digital media, open learning, the networked educator and a number of related topics; it further addresses and develops the notion of a ‘third space literacies’ in contexts for learning. Greek culture matters because its unique pluralistic debate shaped modern discourses. This ground-breaking book explains this feature by retelling the history of ancient literary culture through the lenses of canon, space and scale. It proceeds from the invention of the performative 'author' in the Author: Reviel Netz.
This book examines the roles that public space plays in gentrification. Considering both cultural norms of public behavior and the municipal regulation of behavior in public, it shows how commonplace acts in everyday public spaces like sidewalks, streets, and parks work to establish neighborhood. This is an extraordinary book, full of great insights despite having been first published fifty years ago. It's considered a foundational text in the anthropology of space, the study of "space" as a function of nurture rather than nature, and as something that varies from one culture to another.4/5.
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But it has not radically changed human life the way the technologies of the period covered in Stephen Kern's book have. The Culture of Time and Space is a brilliant illumination of the Zeitgeist of the transformation to modernity. I love when historians do more than recount events. I'm also a fan of historians refraining from too much by: For anyone interested in space from a historical or cultural perspective, this is an important book.
Via a series of articles, it explores a variety of issues concerning space travel which as the editors state in the introduction have been curiously ignored or skimmed over. Some articles are rather obscure but they are nonetheless intriguing.5/5(1). Space and Culture (SAC), peer-reviewed and published quarterly, brings together dynamic, critical interdisciplinary research at the interface of cultural geography, sociology, cultural studies, architectural theory, ethnography, communications, urban studies, environmental studies and discourse analysis.
SAC features articles on novel topics that are not written about anywhere else, review articles on important topics, and book. Culture Works is an ethnography that is written by Arlene Davila. The context challenges the issues around space, value, and mobility.
The book opens up with the topic of culture. Culture is not easily defined, as it can mean something for one person and mean something different for by: The Palgrave Handbook of Society, Culture and Outer Space Editors: Ormrod, James S., Dickens, Peter (Eds.) Will be a field defining text – no current book explores the sociology of.
This book goes into the culture behind NASAs Challenger Launch. While that is the primary focus the deeper focus is on why many modern companies fail because their culture dooms them.
When companies become so focused on moving forward that they will not listen to any dissenting voices in the ranks disasters by: Book Description. Archiving Settler Colonialism: Culture, Race, and Space brings together 15 essays from across the globe, to capture a moment in settler colonial studies that turns increasingly towards new cultural archives for settler colonial on hitherto under-examined materials—including postage stamps, musical scores, urban parks, and psychiatric records—reflect on how.
But the thrust of the book is the development of Florida's Space Coast; the area has transformed from a space shuttle port to a commercial spaceflight hub in less than a decade, Pappalardo argues. When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on Janumillions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment.
Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy/5(19). The Culture series is a science fiction series written by Scottish author Iain M. Banks. The stories centre on the Culture, a utopian, post-scarcity space society of humanoids, aliens, and advanced artificial intelligences living in socialist habitats spread across the Milky Way galaxy.
The main theme of the novels is the dilemmas that an idealistic hyperpower faces in dealing with civilizations that do not Author: Iain M. Banks. This book provides detailed insights into how space and popular culture intersect across a broad spectrum of examples, including cinema, music, art, arcade games, cartoons, comics, and.
The Culture is a fictional interstellar post-scarcity civilisation or society created by the Scottish writer Iain M. Banks and features in a number of his space opera novels and works of short fiction, collectively called the Culture series. In the series, the Culture is composed primarily of sentient beings of the pan-human variety, artificially intelligent sentient machines, and a small.
This is a list of multicultural books for children - picture books through elementary chapter books. A good multicultural book should: have strong literary merit. Books that do not meet these criteria are subject to removal from this list, as there are many books out there that feature characters of ethnicity, but are not respectful toward.
Human Geography: Culture, Society and Space challenges students to think geographically across scale and across a wide range of geographical phenomena and global issues.
The authors engage the students throughout the text by posing geographical questions that encourage students to think critically about their own locality, region, nation, and /5. Architecture: Culture and Space The Great Pyramid of Egypt • Khufu (Cheops) was the king for whom the Great Pyramid was built – Khufu ruled only ca.
20 years • this probably underlies the rumors about his cruelty, i.e. he must have been a cruel tyrant to force the construction of the Great Pyramid in such a File Size: 3MB. Book Description.
This book demonstrates the value of ethnographic theory and methods in understanding space and place, and considers how ethnographically-based spatial analyses can yield insight into prejudices, inequalities and social exclusion as well as offering people the means for understanding the places where they live, work, shop and socialize.
This book is about the nature of time, the beginning of the universe, and the underlying structure of physical reality. We’re not thinking small here. The questions we’re tackling are ancient and honorable ones: Where did time and space come from.
Is the universe we see all there is, or are there other ‘universes’ beyond what we can. space, borderlands, and marginality-forces us to reevaluate such central analytic concepts in anthropology as that of "culture" and, by extension, the idea of "cul- tural difference." Representations of space in the social sciences are remarkably dependent on images of break, rupture, and disjunction.
The distinctiveness of societies, na-File Size: KB. The fiction that predicted space travel As a scientist, many of Arthur C Clarke’s predictions for the future came true.
But his wildly imaginative science. According to James Carey the telegraph initiated communication changes, which reconfigured space and time. He argues this succinctly in Chapter 8 of his book. Communication as Culture: Essays on Media and Society, Routledge, New York and London.
ISBN X. James Carey: A Critical Reader by Eve Stryker Munson (Editor), Catherine A. Art of the Airport Tower is a photographic journey to airports in the U.S.
and around the world. This book, the companion volume to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum exhibition of the same name, explores 85 historic and contemporary airport towers through more than fine art photographs by Carolyn Russo.Sebastian Luft presents and defends the philosophy of culture championed by the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism.
Following a historical trajectory from Hermann Cohen to Paul Natorp and through to Ernst Cassirer, this book makes a systematic case for the viability and attractiveness of a philosophical culture in a transcendental vein, in the manner in which the Marburgers intended to broaden.A book list for a space theme in your preschool or pre-k classroom.
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