Molecular Pathology of Gynecologic Cancer

Author: Antonio Giordano,Alessandro Bovicelli,Robert J. Kurman

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1597453463

Category: Medical

Page: 226

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This book focuses on putting successful molecular strategies into practice for the treatment of gynecologic cancer. It approaches research into the pathology and treatment of gynecologic oncology from both clinical and experimental perspectives. New insights made possible by the introduction of advanced technologies into the field are presented. This new volume will be necessary reading for clinicians and experimental researchers alike.

Lines that Divide

Historical Archaeologies of Race, Class, and Gender

Author: James A. Delle,Stephen A. Mrozowski,Robert Paynter

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9781572330863

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

View: 7040

The division of human society by race, class, and gender has been addressed by scholars in many of the social sciences. Now historical archaeologists are demonstrating how material culture can be used to examine the processes that have erected boundaries between people. Drawing on case studies from around the world, the essays in this volume highlight diverse moments in the rise of capitalist civilization both in Western Europe and its colonies. In the first section, the contributors address the dynamics of the racial system that emerged from European colonialism. They show how archaeological remains shed light on the institution of slavery in the American Southeast, on the treatment of Native Americans by Mormon settlers, and on the color line in colonial southern Africa. The next group of articles considers how gender was negotiated in nineteenth-century New York City, in colonial Ecuador, and on Jamaican coffee plantations. A final section focuses on the issue of class division by examining the built environment of eighteenth-century Catalonia and material remains and housing from early industrial Massachusetts. These essays constitute an archaeology of capitalism and clearly demonstrate the importance of history in shaping cultural consciousness. Arguing that material culture is itself an active agent in the negotiation of social difference, they reveal the ways in which historical archaeologists can contribute to both the definition and dismantling of the lines that divide.

Dance and Its Music in America, 1528-1789

Author: Kate Van Winkle Keller

Publisher: Pendragon Press

ISBN: 9781576471272

Category: Music

Page: 697

View: 4540

"Beginning with Toya Indian dances in Florida and the Matachines dance-drama in the Southwest, and moving to ordination balls, pantomimes, Black election celebrations and country dances called "Burgoyne's Surrender" and "Washington's Resignation," this study presents dance in the North American lands that would become the United States of America as a powerful yet ephemeral medium of communication and social dynamics. It integrates the history of dance and its music into cultural, commercial, and aesthetic aspects of life in the New World, both for established native societies and newcomers." "Special topics include dance as a metaphor and preparation for battle, Yankee peddlers of dance and their publications, French connections, Spanish influences, dance on board ships, in religion and in the military, and Negro jigs, the Virginia Reel, and mumming traditions. Included is the colorful history of theatrical dancers who performed on the boards from Portsmouth to Charleston and competitive dancers in early versions of today's Scottish games. The core of the book is a state-by-state narrative of dance and dance music in each colony or territory from Maine to California. Thoroughly documented with extensive period quotations, illustrations, footnotes, bibliography and a detailed index, this study integrates much new information with a new way of looking at dance as a phenomenon that was both re-creative and manipulative, commercial and personal, and pleasurable and painful to those who participated."--BOOK JACKET.

Development Cooperation in Muslim Countries

The Experience of German Technical Cooperation

Author: Elvira Ganter,Ruth Bigalke

Publisher: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft Mbh & Company


Category: Political Science

Page: 114

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Culture and development cooperation are inextricably linked. For development cooperation to be both successful and sustainable, cultural concepts need to be taken into account. Against the background of an increasingly politicized discourse about Islam, GTZ has stressed positive potential elements in Muslim societies. Covering a broad range of topics from good governance and conflict resolution to gender and girls education as well as the conservation of natural resources, this book analyzes the limits and potentials of development cooperation in Muslim countries. Many examples from the field help to underline the theoretical analysis. Over and above that, the book is a reflection on the external influence on political, social, and institutional change that development cooperation always entails. The book also makes a contribution to a much needed dialogue with partner countries, and shows that development cooperation can be an important actor in furthering this dialogue.

The Language of Art History

Author: Salim Kemal,Ivan Gaskell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521445986

Category: Art

Page: 245

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Each of the chapters in this volume is a response to theoretical and practical questions regarding the relationship between the art object and language in art history. Accessible to readers of all social science disciplines, the issues discussed challenge the boundaries to thought that some contemporary theorizing sustains.

God Knows There's Need

Christian Responses to Poverty

Author: Susan R. Holman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199888817

Category: Religion

Page: 216

View: 8086

In this insightful volume, Susan R. Holman blends personal memoir and deep research into ancient writings to illuminate the age-old issues of need, poverty, and social justice in the history of the Christian tradition. Holman explores, for instance, the stories of fourth- and fifth-century bishops, showing how these early Christian writers can be allies for those who want to influence our contemporary dialogue about social justice. Throughout this deeply personal and richly scholarly work, Holman connects the ancient and the modern, helping readers understand more fully these age-old issues.

America Asleep

Author: T. J. Height

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1602470162

Category: Religion

Page: 72

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Did you ever go to sleep, only to awaken startled and confused with one question on your mind?what happened? Over 40 years ago America slipped into a coma and most Americans don't even realize it. Author T.J. Height is an up and coming writer, an every day middle class American with common sense answers to societal dilemmas that plague our nation and his new book, America Asleep, will provide a new outlook about America as never seen before.

Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol

Author: Gunnar B. Kvaran,Hanne Beate Ueland,Grete Årbu

Publisher: Skira - Berenice

ISBN: 9788861308008

Category: Art

Page: 166

View: 8093

This book illuminates Warhol’s personal connection and engagement with themes such as icons, consumer society, politics, religion, and the self, trying to reveal the autobiographical aspect, the artist ‘in first person’ behind the pictorial plane, the subjectivity behind the machine. The book features about 50 works by Andy Warhol.

The Presence of God in the World

A Contribution to Postmodern Christology Based on the Theologies of Paul Tillich and Karl Rahner

Author: Steven G. Ogden

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039113033

Category: Religion

Page: 325

View: 8754

The book addresses the problem of the presence of God in the world. Its thesis is that the presence of God can be affirmed, if presence is understood in relation to absence. Furthermore, the experience of God in the world is ambiguous and consists of presence and absence. The idea of interpreting experience in this way is not new, but the application of this perspective to the theologies of Tillich and Rahner provides new insights. However, their theologies were oriented toward modernity. This book makes a contribution to post-modern Christology. The ambiguity, which is "implicit" in Tillich and Rahner, is made "explicit" and interpreted in postmetaphysical terms; this involves developing a theology of presence and applying it to the Incarnation and the Death-Resurrection event. This theological study draws on interrelated strategies of philosophical reasoning, historiography, conceptual critique and comparative analysis.

Deny All Knowledge

Reading The X Files

Author: David Lavery,Angela Hague,Marla Cartwright

Publisher: Syracuse University Press

ISBN: 9780815604075

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 233

View: 2538

An examination of why the television show that has suggested "that the United States government is involved in a vast conspiracy with former Nazi and Japanese scientists to assist alien beings in performing experiments--including genetic hybridization--on American citizens is so popular.--Cover.

Of Love and Madness

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 115

View: 9048

Of Love and Madness is a tale of sin and retribution set in and around Cordoba, Argentina. The main action occurs in the mid-1960s, a period when provincial Argentina is finally turning away from its insular, agrarian past and embracing the modem world. The protagonist is a child of the new era who is impelled by an uncertain mix of personal and supernatural forces to sacrifice herself for the demise of the old. Among stories of dynastic decline, Of Love and Madness is distinguished by its focus upon the historically encumbered female and its unusual perspective on the struggle of Latin American cultures to escape their past. Woman is cast as a destroyer as well as creator, charged with burying the old world before building a new one in which she can have an appropriate place. This process of subversion and atonement is personal and to a large extent internal, and its cost is a risk of isolation even within the traditionally permitted female sphere. Woman's ability to survive and prevail hinges in part on a willingness to accommodate natural and spiritual imperatives rather than opposing them.

Robot Race Day

Author: Cynthia Stierle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780448444819

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

View: 1325

While accepting that every Little Robot has a unique talent, Sporty is determined to prove his own talent for racing and invites everyone to join in his Robot Races.

Under One Olive Tree

Author: N.A

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781467095877


Page: N.A

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The cut worm


Author: Douglas Korb

Publisher: Bright Hill Pr


Category: Poetry

Page: 54

View: 365


A Quality System for Education

Using Quality and Productivity Techniques to Save Our Schools

Author: Stanley J. Spanbauer,Jo Ann Hillman

Publisher: Asq Press

ISBN: 9780873891561

Category: Education

Page: 239

View: 1475

Using Fox Valley Technical College, a pioneer in the application of quality processes, as a model for this examination of the quality-education relationship, this book was designed to motivate education leaders to adopt and apply its principles so they too can function on the highest quality level. Readers will find a step-by-step guide for implementing the quality process within education systems; ways to improve service to external and internal customers to reduce overall operating costs; and much more.

Whatever It Takes

Author: Kim Hunter

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781503245297


Page: 316

View: 8996

Discovering that she is adopted, Tess Davey sets out to find the truth but nothing could prepare her for what was to come! After a normal life in a quiet town, Tess is compelled to move to London and take up residence in Soho. When the seedy reality of drugs and prostitution are forced upon her, the world soon becomes a very sad place. The morals Tess has lived by for her entire life are quickly tested to the core. The spiral of events will lead her to only one possible outcome, one that she could never have imagined. WHATEVER IT TAKES has plots and subplots that will have the reader riveted. A real page turner that will leave you wanting more!

Changing Perspectives on the First Millennium BC

Proceedings of the Iron Age Research Student Seminar 2006

Author: Oliver Davis,Niall M. Sharples,Kate Waddington

Publisher: Oxbow Books Limited

ISBN: 9781842173268

Category: History

Page: 248

View: 6301

These fifteen papers came out of the eighth annual meeting of the Iron Age Research Student Seminar (IARSS) and are loosely grouped into three topics: settlement studies, deposition and material culture, and experimental archaeology. Most of the studies are re-examinings of well known data sets, such as hillforts, small enclosures and bone assemblages, both human and animal. They are mainly focused on the British Iron Age - one of the most heterogeneous and regionally distinctive periods in British prehistory. Material culture is highly variable, as are settlement patterns, and even chronology is of an entirely local character, being reliant on typological sequences from each region's specific archaeological record. The book ends with the recounting of a trip to the Iron Age village at St. Fagan's, Cardiff - a practical foray into the Iron Age day-to-day.