By Charles Hudson, Paul Hoffman, David G. Moore, Robin A. Beck Jr., Christopher B. Rodning
By Victoria Shearer
By Hye Seung Chung, David Scott Diffrient
Because the billion YouTube perspectives for “Gangnam variety” may point out, South Korean pop culture has started to take pleasure in new prominence at the international degree. but, as this well timed new learn finds, the nation’s movie has lengthy been a hub for transnational alternate, generating videos that positioned a special spin on frequent genres, whereas influencing international cinema from Hollywood to Bollywood.
By Glen Pitre
Trip the again roads that hug the bayous of Louisiana from Shreveport to Grand Isle. realize neglected haunts and particular museums during this pleasant trip alongside the rustic roads of Louisiana. a superb armchair learn in addition to the consultant that'll have you ever wandering off highways and poking via nice outdated cities with plenty of background and tales.
By Kolan Thomas Morelock
The dating among a city and its neighborhood associations of upper schooling is usually fraught with turmoil. The advanced tensions among the identification of a urban and the nature of a college can problem either groups. Lexington, Kentucky, monitors those attribute conflicts, with historical academic associations inside its urban limits: Transylvania collage, the 1st university west of the Allegheny Mountains, and the college of Kentucky, previously ''State College.'' An investigative cultural historical past of town that known as itself ''The Athens of the West,'' Taking town: Collegiate and neighborhood tradition in Lexington, Kentucky, 1880--1917 depicts the origins and improvement of this dating on the flip of the 20 th century. Lexington's situation within the higher South makes it a wealthy sector for exam. regardless of a historical past of turmoil and violence, Lexington's universities function catalysts for swap. until eventually the booklet of this e-book, Lexington used to be nonetheless characterised via educational interpretations that principally examine Southern highbrow lifestyles an oxymoron. Kolan Thomas Morelock illuminates how highbrow existence flourished in Lexington from the interval following Reconstruction to the nation's access into the 1st international struggle. Drawing from neighborhood newspapers and different fundamental assets from round the zone, Morelock deals a entire examine early town-gown dynamics in a urban of contradictions. He illuminates Lexington's id via investigating the lives of a few influential personalities from the period, together with Margaret Preston and Joseph Tanner. concentrating on literary societies and dramatic golf equipment, the writer inspects the effect of social and academic college corporations at the town's pop culture from the Gilded Age to the revolutionary period. Morelock's paintings is an enlightening research of the intersection among scholar and citizen highbrow lifestyles within the Bluegrass urban in the course of an period of profound swap and growth. Taking the city explores an missed element of Lexington's heritage in the course of a time during which town was once constructing its cultural and highbrow identity.
By Hashi Kenneth Tafira
This booklet keeps that South Africa, regardless of the legit finish of apartheid in 1994, continues to be steeped within the interstices of coloniality. the writer seems on the Black Nationalist concept in South Africa and its family tree. Colonial modernity and coloniality of energy and their both sinister components, conflict, homicide, rape and genocide have had a long-lasting effect onto these unlucky sufficient to obtain such ghastly visitations. Tafira explores a number of issues together with formative years political stream, the social development of blackness in Azania, and conceptualizations from the Black Liberation circulate.
By Gary L. Collison
On February 15, 1851, Shadrach Minkins used to be serving breakfast at a coffeehouse in Boston whilst heritage stuck up with him. He turned the 1st runaway to be arrested in New England below the 1850 Fugitive Slave legislation. In a impressive checklist of historic sleuthing, the writer has recovered the real tale of Shadrach Minkins' existence and instances. a unprecedented and engrossing photograph of the lifetime of a standard black guy in 19th-century North the United States. 17 photographs.
By Chelle Walton
From the Tampa Bay zone to Naples and the Everglades, this consultant covers all of Florida's coastal towns, cities, nature preserves, barren region parts, and seashores at the state's western shore. details on watersports is given, plus information on eco-treks into gator territory, scorching air balloon rides, airboat tours, cycling trails, biking routes and old strolling excursions.
By Darrin Nordahl
Eating Appalachia profiles neighborhood cooks, hunters, and locavores who champion those local components and describes foodstuff festivals—like the Pawpaw pageant in Albany, Ohio; the dinner party of the Ramson in Richwood, West Virginia; and Elk evening at Jenny Wiley nation Park in Prestonsburg, Kentucky—that have fun them.
By M.M. Grandtner (Auth.)
Dictionary of South American timber provides a single-source reference for botanists, biologists, ecologists, and climatologists at the many local timber in South the United States. The index shall we readers discover a tree in 4 languages, via its universal identify, or abbreviation, by means of taxonomy that incorporates universal makes use of for every a part of the tree.
Using this knowledge, scientists and scholars can determine and classify vegetation, their development constitution and surroundings, the makes use of in their items, and replacement concepts with related features.
- Complete assurance of all local South American trees-the merely single-source reference for botanists, biologists, ecologists and climatologists operating during this assorted and altering region
- Includes taxonomy at genera, species, sub-species, and varietal degrees, delivering info from the main simple point up and permitting readers to spot their topics utilizing a number of criteria
- Indicates Latin, English, French, and Spanish names in addition to universal names and abbreviations, facilitating actual and effective identification
- Provides progress details, climatology, ecology and makes use of for the tree to supply perception into each one tree in addition to for comparative reasons while looking related tree-based resources