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Author: Stephen F. McCool
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: utilitarian, values, symbolic, interface, people, challenges, water
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 143791358X
ISBN-13: 9781437913583

Water is the source of life, the sustenance for living, the resource needed for mfg., mining, ag.; the element required to grow our lawns, to water our landscaping, to shower us with refreshment; it is the place where we play; it provides the snow for our winter recreation, and it provides the habitat for our wildlife. Water in Amer. society is more than a physical entity; its symbolic values and non-instrumental uses are growing in significance. This book is about the issues associated with these symbolic values and uses of water: the challenges they present -- in our language, in our allocat
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Author: A. David Napier
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: symbolic, anthropology, art, performance, bodies, foreign
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 0520065832
ISBN-13: 9780520065833

00 In five wide-ranging essays, A. David Napier explores the ways in which the foreign becomes literally and metaphorically embodied as a part of cultural identity rather than being seen as something outside it. Pre-classical Greece, Baroque Italy, and Western postmodernism are among the artistic domains Napier considers, while the symbolic terrain ranges from Balinese cosmography to body symbolism in biomedicine. In five wide-ranging essays, A. David Napier explores the ways in which the foreign becomes literally and metaphorically embodied as a part of cultural identity rather than being see
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Author: A. David Napier
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: symbolic, anthropology, art, performance, bodies, foreign
Number of Pages: 266
Published: 1996-10-30
ISBN-10: 0520205170
ISBN-13: 9780520205178

00 In five wide-ranging essays, A. David Napier explores the ways in which the foreign becomes literally and metaphorically embodied as a part of cultural identity rather than being seen as something outside it. Pre-classical Greece, Baroque Italy, and Western postmodernism are among the artistic domains Napier considers, while the symbolic terrain ranges from Balinese cosmography to body symbolism in biomedicine. In five wide-ranging essays, A. David Napier explores the ways in which the foreign becomes literally and metaphorically embodied as a part of cultural identity rather than being see
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Author: Peter J. M. Nas
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: space, culture, urban, theory, full, symbols, cities
Number of Pages: 305
Published: 2012-02-15
ISBN-10: 9087281250
ISBN-13: 9789087281250

Cities are full of symbols that bear the meanings that together constitute urban culture. These interdisciplinary case studies, from Yogyakarta to Leiden and from Buenos Aires to New York, employ urban symbolism theory and a focus on such symbols as the city's layout, statues, street names and popular culture. This book examines design proposals that show symbolic handling of the 9/11 attack on New York, the disaster symbolism of the ship washed ashore by the tsunami in Banda Aceh, and the design of the symbol of the city of Cape Town derived from a remnant of Dutch colonial architecture, or t
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Author: Jon Beach
Publisher: Jon Beach
Keywords: life, symbolic, dawn
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2010-01-04
ISBN-10: 1439268339
ISBN-13: 9781439268339

Approaching evolution from a different point of view, The Dawn of Symbolic Life examines how the rise of civilization and ongoing current technological progress can be seen as an extension of biological evolution. A fascinating blend of biology, philosophy, and economics, the book outlines a formidable and compelling set of ideas that places mankind at the center of an epic evolutionary event. An event that the author believes could lead to a transformation of the world as we know it. By stepping back and analyzing such contemporary issues as environmental sustainability, space exploration, th
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Author: Tim Bale
Publisher: Tim Bale
Keywords: culture, british, labour, party, political, statecraft, cows, common, sense, symbolic, sacred
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 1999
ISBN-10: 1840147695
ISBN-13: 9781840147698

Based on interviews and research from previously unavailable party, state and private archives, this insightful volume reflects on the interaction between institutional structure and world-view that we call political culture. Using Labour's post-war welfare policy, this informative study, makes three key points.The need to break down distinctions between the 'symbolic' and the 'substantial' in politics.The potential of 'Grid-Group' or ' Cultural' theory as a way of understanding party political culture.The crucial but self-defeating role that welfare policy has played in Labour's efforts to ma
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Author: Seven Star Hand
Publisher: Seven Star Hand
Keywords: symbols, gods, mysteries, finishing
Number of Pages: 271
Published: 2010-09-17
ISBN-10: 1453759573
ISBN-13: 9781453759578

Here is comprehensive proof that the symbolism of many ancient texts, canons, and concepts is an advanced and extremely ancient spiritual and philosophical technology that predates all extant religions and mystery schools. Consequently, here is proof, beyond disproof, that all three so-called "Faiths of Abraham" are purposeful deceptions. Accordingly, related esoterica, mystery schools, and the New Age are rife with error caused by undue reliance upon the assertions of religions and their leaders. Throughout this book, I present verifiable proof that ancient sages and prophets opposed religion
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