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The Time Of The Tribes

Author : Michel Maffesoli
ISBN : 080398474X
Genre : Social Science
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In this exciting book Michel Maffesoli argues that the conventional approaches to understanding solidarity and society are deeply flawed. He contends that mass culture has disintegrated and that today social existence is conducted through fragmented tribal groupings, organized around the catchwords, brand-names and sound-bites of consumer culture. The book provides a rich backcloth against which to consider the rise of `identity politics' and the `proliferation of lifestyle cultures'.
Category: Social Science

People Tribes And Society In Arabia Around The Time Of Mu Ammad

Author : Michael Lecker
ISBN : 0860789632
Genre : History
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The emergence of Islam has in recent years become a matter of heated debate, mainly because Islamic historiography is a battle-field of contradictory versions of the past. In this second collection of studies, several of which appear here for the first time, Michael Lecker distances himself from the clash of theories, concentrating instead on several basic issues. They all belong to the preparatory work that still remains to be done on the social and economic environment in which Islam emerged. The volume includes the following sections: Arabia on the Eve of Islam; Muhammad and his Companions; and Arabian Tribes in Pre- and Early Islamic Arabia. The third section includes much extended and fully-documented versions of nine Encyclopaedia of Islam articles dealing with Arabian tribes and tribal society.
Category: History

The Theological Review

Author : Charles Beard
ISBN : IOWA:31858046242164
Genre : Christianity
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The Indian Tribes Of The Upper Mississippi Valley And Region Of The Great Lakes

Author : Emma Helen Blair
ISBN : 0803260997
Genre : History
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France held dominion over much of North America when Nicolas Perrot, a Jesuit, entered the fur trade among the Ottawa Indians in 1665. He became well acquainted with the Algonquian tribes of the upper Mississippi valley and Great Lakes region. Perrot’s Memoir on the Manners, Customs, and Religion of the Savages of North America, written in French from about 1680 to 1718, is an invaluable record of early aboriginal life. First published in 1864, it can be found in The Indian Tribes of the Upper Mississippi Valley and the Region of the Great Lakes. Also included is the History of the Savage Peoples Who Are Allies of New France by Claude Charles Le Roy, Sieur de Bacqueville de la Potherie. First published in 1716, it portrays the Indian tribes west of Lake Huron and contains much first-hand information about their customs, history, and relations with each other and the French. Finally, documents by Major Morrell Marston and Thomas Forsyth, commander and agent, respectively, at Fort Armstrong in present-day Illinois, provide richly detailed accounts on the Sauk and Fox tribes in the 1820s. This Bison Books edition is the first in more than eighty years to make widely available The Indian Tribes of the Upper Mississippi Valley and Region of the Great Lakes, which was originally published in two volumes in 1812. It retains the text and feature of the original two volumes. Emma Helen Blair, a respected scholar, died in 1911, before her monumental work was released.
Category: History

Global Luxury Trends

Author : Jonas Hoffmann
ISBN : 9781137287380
Genre : Business & Economics
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Luxury is booming. The rise of emerging-market luxury brands and the digital revolution are reshaping the industry, but what's next and what trends will the future bring? The rise of emerging market luxury brands, digital and online innovations, and growth in consumption globally has opened the doors for seasoned luxury houses and new players to expand their horizons. This book charts the trends that are shaping the luxury industry, particularly the rise of the luxury industry in Asia and emerging markets.
Category: Business & Economics

The Consumption Reader

Author : David B. Clarke
ISBN : 0415213770
Genre : Science
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This reader offers an essential selection of the best work on the Consumer Society. It brings together in an engaging, surprising, and thought provoking way, a diverse range of topics and theoretical perspectives.
Category: Science

Condition Of The Indian Tribes

Author : United States. Congress. Joint Special Committee
ISBN : UOM:49015000025230
Genre : Indians of North America
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Report (p.1-10) is followed by an Appendix ([ii]+532 p.) containing letters, field dispatches, and military orders on the progress of the Indian Wars in 1862-65, and depositions and letters from Indian Agents in 1865 replying to questions from the Office of Indian Affairs.
Category: Indians of North America

Tales Arab Tribes

Author : Buckland,
ISBN : 9781136756573
Genre : Social Science
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First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Social Science


Author : Seth Godin
ISBN : 1591842336
Genre : Business & Economics
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Describes how individuals can become successful leaders through passion and connection with an interested group, and provides real-life case studies that illustrate this method.
Category: Business & Economics

Voyage Of Rediscovery

Author : John Krist
ISBN : 9780595335916
Genre : History
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More than two centuries ago, President Thomas Jefferson sent a hardy band of explorers on an unparalleled voyage of discovery across uncharted America. Members of the Lewis and Clark expedition were the first U.S. citizens to cross the Continental Divide, the first to reach the Pacific by land, the first to map the landscape that would someday become central to the nation's identity. They also were the last to describe the West before it underwent radical change at the hands of traders, trappers, soldiers and settlers. As the 2003-2006 bicentennial of the expedition approached, veteran journalist John Krist set out to retrace the explorers' path, hoping to answer a few deceptively simple questions. What is it like on the trail today? What was it like 200 years ago? What can we learn about the West, and about the nation itself, by examining it through the unique lens of the explorers' journals and letters? Voyage of Rediscovery interweaves tales from the trail with analysis of some of the most compelling environmental issues facing the region. Mixing adventure, history, science and sorrow, it paints an evocative portrait of the modern American West and the people who call it home.
Category: History

Five Civilized Tribes In Oklahoma

Author : United States. U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Indian affairs
ISBN : STANFORD:36105117903695
Genre : Indians of North America
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Category: Indians of North America

Five Civilized Tribes In Oklahoma

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Indian Affairs
ISBN : UIUC:30112118810891
Genre : Indians of North America
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Category: Indians of North America

Nirv Precious Princess Bible Ebook

Author : Zondervan,
ISBN : 9780310729839
Genre : Bibles
File Size : 30.67 MB
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Perfect for every little princess, this Bible includes the complete New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)—the NIV for kids! Written at a third grade reading level, this translation is easy for her to explore God's word. The twelve colorful tip-in pages will delight little girls with Bible verses that assure her she is God’s precious princess, describe the characteristics of a princess, and list the princesses and queens mentioned in the Bible. The compact size is ideal to carry everywhere. Other features include: - Dictionary for explaining difficult words - 100 Famous Bible Stories - Easy-to-read type size
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Tribes Of The Moon

Author : Lotuswulf Satyrhorn
ISBN : 9781496922335
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In Tribes of the Moon, Otherkin author Lotuswulf re-envisions the long-standing ideas of a witches coven and provides a new shamanic view of the coven gathering. This book follows the cycle of a year through the lunar calendar with information about the name of each lunar month and the seasonal rites and rituals that correspond with it. Packed with rituals for groups or solitary work, the book goes on to include ideas for ritual pathworkings with six mystical and modern archetypes that have almost been lost or degraded by modern society.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Nirv The Holy Bible For Esl Readers Ebook

Author : Zonderkidz,
ISBN : 9780310729853
Genre : Bibles
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This Bible is perfect for ESL readers. The New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) is a true translation of the entire Bible that was adapted with care from the bestselling New International Version (NIV). The NIrV is written at a third grade reading level and uses short sentences and simple words. This Bible is perfect for those learning to read English. Features include: • The complete New International Reader’s Version • Presentation page for personalization and gift giving • Bible dictionary to help with unfamiliar words • “Three Ways to Read the Bible” – Explains how to read the Bible by story, subject, or person • “About the Bible” – Describes how the Bible was written and how it came to us • “Life in New Testament Times” – Describes what life was like when Jesus was on earth • “The ABCs of Salvation” – Helps explain the way of salvation
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The Tribes

Author : D. Chris Buttars
ISBN : 9781496910998
Genre : Fiction
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The Tribes is a Sci-Fi thrilling novel that blends facts with white-knuckle visions of the possible. Everything in The Tribes is, or could become, a reality in our future. In a thrilling sequence of events, the Tribes tells the story of The Lost Ten Tribes, the who, where and why of flying saucers, and the reality of Nuclear War in America and the consequences that follow. Buckle up, because the excitement starts from the very first page and never slows down as we explore the present-day facts and Sci-Fi’s emerging visions of “what if?”
Category: Fiction

Indian Tribes Of The Lower Mississippi Valley And Adjacent Coast Of The Gulf Of

Author : John R. Swanton
ISBN : 9780486148083
Genre : History
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Richly illustrated study of Natchez, Muskhogean, Tunican, Chitimacha and Atakapa Indians, with comprehensive discussions of tribes' material culture, religion, language, social organization, as well as accounts of war, marriage, medicine, and other customs.
Category: History