By Steven Caton
Yemen is a rustic that's severe to U.S. safeguard and our political pursuits, but so much american citizens recognize almost not anything approximately it. This ebook unlocks its secrets and techniques and explains its complexities in uncomplicated but compelling language.
• provides a deep exam of a rustic that almost all coverage specialists merely own a superficial wisdom of
• presents insights into why tribes were an important all through Yemen's heritage or even to the fashionable day
• finds why characterizations of Yemen as "a susceptible state," "lawless," or "lacking a rule of legislation" are misguided and simplistic
By Bridget Byrne
By Vassilios Ziakas
Cities and areas all over the world more and more capitalize on a sequence of occasions aimed toward optimizing their achieve and results. How then can a sequence of other occasions be constructed and harnessed? What are the stipulations and the potential during which synergies and collaboration between assorted occasions and their stakeholders should be fostered? This e-book for the 1st time explores how managers and host groups can synergize activity, cultural and different deliberate occasions in a portfolio to be able to reach, amplify and maintain their results.
The incorporation of alternative occasions right into a portfolio calls for an integrative means of viewing different group reasons that they serve in unison. This ebook elaborates in this holistic strategy via constructing an integrative theoretical framework for conceptualizing occasion portfolios, and studying their demanding situations and clients in addition to power as instruments for sustainable improvement. It consequently offers the rules of occasion portfolio making plans, the styles of inter-organizational relationships inside of collaborative occasions networks that foster the stipulations for group capacity-building and the necessities for the layout and improvement of occasion portfolios. subject matters are thought of from various views and examples of rising occasion portfolios from various nation-states are built-in throughout.
Uniquely offering a holistic framework for making plans and dealing with a chain of occasions this can be crucial interpreting for all these drawn to occasions coverage, making plans and administration.
By Andrew Russell,Elizabeth Rahman
Exploring the position of tobacco within the lives of indigenous peoples, The grasp Plant deals an enormous and specific contribution to this box of research via its concentrate on lowland South the USA: the ancient resource quarter of this arguable plant, but hardly ever mentioned in contemporary scholarship. the 10 chapters during this assortment compile ethnographic money owed, key advancements in anthropological idea and emergent public overall healthiness responses to indigenous tobacco use. relocating from a old learn of tobacco utilization – overlaying the preliminary domestication of untamed kinds and its worth as a commodity in colonial occasions – to an exam of the transcendent houses of tobacco, and the magic, symbolism and therapeutic houses linked to it, the authors current wide-ranging views at the heritage and cultural importance of this crucial plant. the ultimate a part of the ebook examines the altering panorama of tobacco use in those groups this present day, set opposed to the backdrop of the expanding energy of the nationwide and transnational tobacco industry.
The first serious assessment of tobacco and its makes use of throughout lowland South the United States, this ebook encourages new methods of considering the issues of commercially exploited tobacco either inside and past this resource region.
By Vance Randolph,Robert Cochran
By Charles Vogl
Strong cultures support humans help each other, proportion their passions, and accomplish mammoth objectives. And such cultures of belonging will not be simply satisfied injuries - they are often purposefully cultivated, no matter if they're in an organization, a religion establishment or between acquaintances and lovers. Drawing on 3,000 years of historical past and his own adventure, Charles Vogl lays out seven time-tested rules for becoming enduring, potent and hooked up groups. He presents hands-on instruments for creatively adapting those rules to any group—formal or casual, challenge pushed or social, actual or digital. This booklet is a consultant for leaders looking to construct a colourful, residing tradition that might increase lives.
Winner of the Nautilus Silver publication Award within the company and management Category.
By Nick Bilton
By Miguel-Anxo Murado
Un libro pensado inicialmente para explicarlles Galicia aos non galegos, pero que se converteu nun texto de referencia dentro do propio país.
Esta é a esperada versión galega, preparada e actualizada polo autor, dun libro pensado inicialmente para explicar Galicia aos non galegos, pero que axiña se converteu nun texto de referencia dentro do noso propio país. Nel, o escritor Miguel-Anxo Murado, constrúe unha specific «teoría de Galicia», utilizando os recursos do libro de viaxes, a crítica literaria, a xeografía ou a historia. Cun estilo irónico pero apaixonado, o autor vai desmontando os tópicos acumulados sobre o país, tanto polos seus visitantes como polos propios galegos, para intentar descubrir e explicar o que caracteriza e distingue Galicia.
«O que subxace como pano de fondo en Outra concept de Galicia non é máis que a ollada sempre indagadora e nunca compracente de Miguel-Anxo Murado, a súacuriosidade intelectual, o seu estilo irónico e directo.»
Martín Veiga, Galicia 21
«Unha ferramenta útil para lembrarnos a nós mesmos quen somos.»
César Lorenzo Gil, A Nosa Terra
«Control do pulso. A nada motricidade. Movementos que se producen case imperceptibles: Murado limpa as principles extremas, pon certa racionalidade sobre a mesa, elude as controversias facendo uso do que a rman os feitos.»
Nelson Rivera, El Nacional de Caracas
By Tamir Sorek
Palestinian commemorations are uniquely tied to Palestinian encounters with the Israeli country equipment, with Jewish Israeli voters of Israel, and by way of their place as Israeli electorate themselves. Reflecting longstanding tensions among Palestinian voters and the Israeli nation, in addition to transforming into pressures throughout Palestinian societies inside of and past Israel, those moments of commemoration distinguish Palestinian electorate not just from Jewish electorate, yet from Palestinians in different places. finally, Sorek exhibits that Palestinian voters have built commemorations and a collective reminiscence that gives either moments of protest and issues of debate, that's either wary and circuitous.
By Ronald A. Morse
In 2008, a spouse quantity of 118 stories used to be released via Rowman & Littlefield because the The Legends of Tono. Taken jointly, those books have a similar content material (417 stories) because the eastern language ebook Tono monogatari.
Reminiscent of eastern woodblocks, the ink illustrations commissioned for the Folk Legends from Tono, replicate the imagery that eastern villagers predicted as they listened to a storyteller recite the tales.The tales trap the intense reports of actual humans in a novel folks group. The stories learn like fiction yet contact the middle of human emotion and social psychology. hence, the reader is taken on a mystical journey in the course of the psychic panorama of the japanese “spirit global” that was once part of its oral people culture for centuries.
All of this can be made attainable by way of the translator’s insightful interpretation of the stories, his delicate cultural annotations, and the visible allure of the book’s illustrations. the forged of characters is wealthy and sundry, as we stumble upon yokai monsters, shape-shifting foxes, witches, grave robbers, ghosts, heavenly princesses, roaming clergymen, shamans, quasi-human mountain spirits, murderers, and masses extra.