Download PDF by John P. Coleman: Historic Amusement Parks of Baltimore: An Illustrated

By John P. Coleman

This publication offers the wealthy historical past of the previous enjoyment parks and seashore motels frequented through Baltimoreans starting within the 1870s and stretching into the past due twentieth century. Readers may well realize such renowned entertainment parks as Gwynn Oak, Carlin’s, and Tolchester seashore, and should find out about many of the extra imprecise areas like Frederick highway Park and Hollywood Park. all the significant parks is documented right here, whole with a close background of the websites they have been outfitted on, the artistic vendors in the back of the parks’ inceptions, the participants and corporations who supplied the rides and sights, and, the folk that fortunately traveled by means of boat, streetcar, educate and vehicle to arrive their favourite park or resort.

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Download PDF by Adam Golub,Heather Richardson Hayton,Foreword by W. Scott: Monsters in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching What Scares Us

By Adam Golub,Heather Richardson Hayton,Foreword by W. Scott Poole,Afterword by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

Exploring the pedagogical energy of the huge, this selection of new essays describes cutting edge instructing concepts that use our cultural fascination with monsters to augment studying in highschool and school classes. The members speak about the results of inviting fearsome creatures into the school room, displaying how they paintings to create compelling narratives and supply scholars a framework for studying heritage, tradition, and way of life. Essays discover methods of utilizing the huge to educate literature, movie, philosophy, theater, artwork historical past, faith, overseas language, and different matters. a few pattern syllabi, assignments, and sophistication fabrics are provided.

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Download e-book for kindle: Dictatorship of Relativism, The: Pope Benedict XVI's by Gediminas T. Jankunas

By Gediminas T. Jankunas

This paintings exhibits how the insidious possibility of relativism was once skilled by way of the younger Joseph Ratzinger in Nazi Germany the place fact gave solution to pragmatism and human rights have been trampled, how his global view used to be solidified while learning Augustine and Bonaventure, and the way the second one Vatican Council used to be delicate to this issue.

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Download PDF by William Starling: Strings Attached: The Life and Music of John Williams

By William Starling

Strings connected is the a lot expected accepted biography of John Williams, essentially the most complete and celebrated musicians of his new release. From his adolescence in Australia to his stellar profession in London and all over the world, John Williams has lived a unprecedented lifestyles. grasp of the classical repertoire, he took the guitar to a much broader viewers with the band SKY and through his championing of the track of South the USA and Africa. William Starling got here to understand John Williams via their mutual good friend, jazz guitarist John Etheridge. As their friendship built, he positioned it to the maestro that it used to be time for a biography. To his lasting amazement, the famously deepest Williams agreed. Strings connected is the made of large learn and uniquely privileged entry to John Williams, his relations, neighbors and musical affiliates. it's the first telling of the interesting lifestyles and profession of a world-renowned musician and, both, the tale of a guy and the making of his identity.

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New PDF release: Consuming Pleasures: Intellectuals and Popular Culture in

By Daniel Horowitz

How is it that American intellectuals, who had for one hundred fifty years nervous concerning the deleterious results of affluence, extra lately started to emphasize excitement, playfulness, and symbolic alternate because the essence of a colourful buyer tradition? the recent York intellectuals of the Thirties rejected any severe or analytical dialogue, not to mention appreciation, of pop culture, which they considered as morally questionable. starting within the Nineteen Fifties, although, new views emerged open air and in the usa that challenged this dominant pondering. Consuming Pleasures unearths how a gaggle of writers shifted cognizance from condemnation to serious appreciation, critiqued cultural hierarchies and moralistic techniques, and explored the symbolic approaches in which participants and teams communicate.

Historian Daniel Horowitz lines the emergence of those new views via a sequence of highbrow biographies. With writers and readers from the USA on the middle, the tale starts in Western Europe within the early Fifties and results in the early Nineteen Seventies, whilst American intellectuals more and more liked the wealthy inventiveness of pop culture. Drawing on assets either generic and newly came across, this transnational highbrow historical past performs well-known works off one another in clean methods. between these whose paintings is featured are Jürgen Habermas, Roland Barthes, Umberto Eco, Walter Benjamin, C. L. R. James, David Riesman and Marshall McLuhan, Richard Hoggart, participants of London's autonomous workforce, Stuart corridor, Paddy Whannel, Tom Wolfe, Herbert Gans, Susan Sontag, Reyner Banham, and Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown.

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First Comes Love: Power Couples, Celebrity Kinship and - download pdf or read online

By Shelley Cobb,Neil Ewen

With the prominence of one-name (Brangelina, Kimye) and recognized households (the Smiths, the Beckhams), it really is changing into more and more transparent that star isn't any longer anyone pursuit-if it ever was once. as a result, First Comes Love explores famous person kinship and the phenomenon of the ability couple: these relationships the place stars come jointly and the place their person identities as celebrities turn into inseparable from their prestige as a well-known twosome.

Taken jointly, the chapters during this quantity interrogate the methods those alliances are sure up in wider cultural debates approximately marriage, love, intimacy, relations, parenthood, sexuality, and gender, of their specific historic contexts, from the Nineteen Twenties to the current day. Interdisciplinary in scope, First Comes Love seeks to set up how famous person relationships play specific roles in dramatizing, disrupting, and reconciling often-contradictory rules approximately coupledom and kinship formations.

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New PDF release: ThriftStyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper's Guide to Smart

By Allison Engel,Reise Moore,Margaret Engel

A must-have advisor for bargain-hunting fashionistas seeking to make an announcement with out sabotaging their budgets.

With this easy-to-use source, savvy consumers can domesticate upscale, upcycled wardrobes at thrift and consignment shop prices.

Shoppers will discover ways to navigate the racks in their neighborhood consignment store, spot identify manufacturers like Versace, Dior, and Burberry, choose the highest quality goods, and service secondhand outfits that want a few love. Photo-filled chapters on thrifted purses, jewellery, scarves, and different add-ons exhibit what is to be had and provides suggestions for distinguishing caliber goods from fakes. Interviews with specialist tailors, dry cleaners, shoe fix wizards, and fabric-dyeing execs clarify what makes a broken piece of garments worthy renovating. Before-and-after photographs express what may be performed to refashion less-than-perfect finds.

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New PDF release: Entwicklung und Entfaltung im Kontext von Biographie,

By Corinna Schneider

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2014 im Fachbereich Soziologie - Medien, Kunst, Musik, Universität Siegen (Fakultät II Bildung-Architektur-Künste), Veranstaltung: Ringvorlesung: „Entwicklung und Entfaltung im Kontext von Biographie, Sozialisation und Lebensspanne“, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: In dieser Arbeit sollen einige Aspekte durch das Modell von Bronfenbrenner, dem ökosystemischen Ansatz- unter der Berücksichtigung von Einflussfaktoren der menschlichen Entwicklung, verständlich dargestellt werden (vgl. Bronfenbrenner 1981). Dabei geht es darum, wie systemische Einflussfaktoren die menschliche Entwicklung beeinflussen können und darum, dass das Individuum im Zentrum von verschiedenen Systemen steht. Bei der Entwicklung seiner Theorie wurde Bronfenbrenner von der Feldtheorie Kurt Lewins beeinflusst (vgl. Bronfenbrenner 1981, S. 9). Hier werden hauptsächlich die Systeme der Mikro- und der Mesoebene der menschlichen Entwicklung betrachtet und berücksichtigt. DasKind erfährt die Familie auf Mikroebene entweder als offen oder eher als eine geschlossene Struktur (vgl. Bronfenbrenner 1981). Aber nicht nur das Leben innerhalb der Familie trägt zum Sozialisationsprozess bei, sondern auch die Nahumwelt der Mesoebene, die zeitlich-räumlich und dinglich strukturiert ist. Das heißt, dass nicht nur der Kern der Familie, additionally die Geschwister, Großeltern und die friends für das type wichtig sind, sondern auch der gesamte Sozialraum, wie die Nachbarn, später der Kindergarten und die Schule, die die sekundäre Sozialisationsphase bilden (vgl. Bronfenbrenner 1981).Bezogen auf die Mikroebene soll in diesem Rahmen geprüft werden, ob„[…] der Erwerb und [die; C.S] Weitergabe von kulturellem Kapital in Familien und familiale kulturelle Praktiken einen Einfluss auf die kindlichen Kompetenzen, schulischen Leistungen [haben;C.S]“ (Aschaffenburg & Maas 1997).
Es wird sich zuerst mit dem kindlichen Habitus beschäftigt und inwieweit sich der kindliche Habitus im Sozialisationsprozess durch das vorhandene Kapital beeinflussen lässt bzw. inwieweit eine Weitergabe der Kapitalsorten an die nächste new release stattfindet.Bei dieser those wird sich auf Pierre Bourdieu und Dieter Geulen bezogen (siehe Punkt 2). Die zweite those umfasst die Beeinflussung der Biografie von Klienten durch die sozialen Dienste als totale establishment. Dabei wird sich auf die Literatur von Prof. Dr. Wolf der Universität Siegen und auf den Soziologen Erving Goffman bezogen. Abschließend wird ein Fazit gezogen (siehe Punkt 5).

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Download PDF by Professor Young Patrick: Enacting Brittany: Tourism and Culture in Provincial France,

By Professor Young Patrick

Brittany deals a good instance of a French quarter that when attracted a definite cultivated elite of commute connoisseurs yet during which extra renowned tourism constructed fairly early within the 20th century. it really is as a result a strategic selection as a case research of a few of the techniques linked to the emergence of mass tourism, and the consequences of this sort of tourism improvement on neighborhood populations. Efforts to package deal Breton cultural distinction within the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries marked an important improve in history tourism, and a departure from what's in general looked as if it would be a French intolerance of cultural range inside its borders. This learn explores the ability in which key actors - heart category institutions, companies, governmental our bodies, cultural intermediaries - pursued vacationer improvement within the quarter and the impression this had on Breton cultural id. Chapters are prepared thematically and think about the increase of rural tourism in France and the protection, reveal, and enactment of Breton tradition in its so much obvious destinations: the ordinary panorama of Brittany, Breton gown, early history fairs and spiritual Pardons. the ultimate bankruptcy explores the staging of Breton tradition on the Paris World's reasonable of 1937 and the roots of state-sponsored mass tourism.

Beyond these drawn to the background of French tourism, this research can be valuable to historians and social scientists fascinated about knowing the dynamics interested by the emergence of mass tourism, its factors and outcomes specifically locales within the current in addition to within the past.

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Download PDF by Cyndy Hendershot: Anti-Communism and Popular Culture in Mid-Century America

By Cyndy Hendershot

now not lengthy after the Allied victories in Europe and Japan, America’s recognition grew to become from international warfare to chilly battle. The perceived hazard of communism had a distinct and important effect on all degrees of yankee pop culture, from govt propaganda movies like Red Nightmare in Time journal to Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
This paintings examines representations of anti-communist sentiment in American pop culture from the early fifties throughout the mid-sixties. The dialogue covers tv courses, movies, novels, journalism, maps, memoirs, and different works that awarded anti-communist ideology to hundreds of thousands of american citizens and prompted their pondering those debatable concerns. It additionally issues out different strands of anti-communist rhetoric, equivalent to liberal and countersubversive ones, that ruled pop culture in numerous media, and tells a way more advanced tale approximately manufacturers’ and shoppers’ principles approximately communism via shut research of the cultural artifacts of the chilly War.
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