Author: Stanley Brandes
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: dead, day, mexico, bread, living, skulls
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2007-01-16
List price: $97.95
ISBN-10: 1405152478
ISBN-13: 9781405152471

Each October, as the Day of the Dead draws near, Mexican markets overflow with decorated breads, fanciful paper cutouts, and whimsical toy skulls and skeletons. To honor deceased relatives, Mexicans decorate graves and erect home altars. Drawing on a rich array of historical and ethnographic evidence, this volume reveals the origin and changing character of this celebrated holiday. It explores the emergence of the Day of the Dead as a symbol of Mexican and Mexican-American national identity. Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead poses a serious challenge to the widespread stereotype o

Author: Stanley Brandes
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: dead, day, mexico, bread, living, skulls
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 2007-01-16
List price: $29.95
ISBN-10: 1405152486
ISBN-13: 9781405152488

Each October, as the Day of the Dead draws near, Mexican markets overflow with decorated breads, fanciful paper cutouts, and whimsical toy skulls and skeletons. To honor deceased relatives, Mexicans decorate graves and erect home altars. Drawing on a rich array of historical and ethnographic evidence, this volume reveals the origin and changing character of this celebrated holiday. It explores the emergence of the Day of the Dead as a symbol of Mexican and Mexican-American national identity. Skulls to the Living, Bread to the Dead poses a serious challenge to the widespread stereotype o

Author: Rock Scully
Publisher: Cooper Square Pre
Keywords: dead, garcia, grateful, bus, years, twenty, living
Number of Pages: 416
Published: 2001-10-25
List price: $19.95
ISBN-10: 0815411634
ISBN-13: 9780815411635

This memoir chronicles the Grateful Dead’s seminal years: 1965-1985.

Author: Randall Kenan
Publisher: Mariner Books
Keywords: dead, series, writing, harvest, bury, american
Number of Pages: 348
Published: 1993-06-04
List price: $14.00
ISBN-10: 0156505150
ISBN-13: 9780156505154

These 12 stories--at once down to earth and fantastical, tragic and hilarious--are about blacks and whites, young and old, rich and poor, rural and sophisticated. "He (Kenen) weaves myth, folktales, magic and reality like no one else I know."--Terry McMillan, author of Waiting to Exhale. A New York Times Notable Book.

Author: Sarah Iles Johnston
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: dead, greece, ancient, encounters, restless, living
Number of Pages: 350
Published: 1999-05-03
List price: $60.00
ISBN-10: 0520217071
ISBN-13: 9780520217072

During the archaic and classical periods, Greek ideas about the dead evolved in response to changing social and cultural conditions--most notably changes associated with the development of the polis, such as funerary legislation, and changes due to increased contacts with cultures of the ancient Near East. In Restless Dead, Sarah Iles Johnston presents and interprets these changes, using them to build a complex picture of the way in which the society of the dead reflected that of the living, expressing and defusing its tensions, reiterating its values and eventually becoming a source o

Author: Adrian McKinty
Publisher: Pocket Star
Keywords: dead, trilogy, novel, bloomsday
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2007-12-26
List price: $7.99
ISBN-10: 0743499492
ISBN-13: 9780743499491

In this intensely riveting, action-packed novel, "virtuoso mayhem machine" (Booklist) Michael Forsythe returns to his native Ireland -- where a dangerous and beautiful old flame causes way more trouble than he bargained for.Running hotel security at a resort in Lima, Peru, Michael has been lying low and staying out of trouble -- until two Colombian hit men hold him at gunpoint, and force him to take a call from his ex-lover, Bridget Callaghan. At that moment she offers him a terrible choice: come to Ireland and find my daughter, or my men will kill you -- now.Once in Dublin, in the span of a s

Author: Martin Yate
Publisher: Adams Media
Keywords: knock, dead, guide, search, ultimate, em, job
Number of Pages: 352
Published: 2008-10-17
List price: $14.95
ISBN-10: 1598696726
ISBN-13: 9781598696721

Praised by the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today as one of the best career books on the market, this book is better than ever in this timely 2009 edition. It includes updated information on Internet resources for job searching, networking, and company research. The 2009 edition contains a lot of new information: fresh examples of interview types; up-to-the-minute strategies to make applicants stand out from the crowd; new examples of what questions interviewers ask and the best answers to give, and more! This book gives readers all the tools they need to make a dynamic, l
  
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