all ebooks in category: Customs & Traditions Social Sciences

Freemasonry: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
English | September 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0198796277 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.29 MB

Freemasonry is one of the oldest and most widespread voluntary organizations in the world. Over the course of three centuries men (and women) have organized …

Consuming the Inedible: Neglected Dimensions of Food Choice
English | 2007 | ISBN: 1845453530 | EPUB | pages: 258 | 2.5 mb

Everyday, millions of people eat earth, clay, nasal mucus, and similar substances. Yet food practices like these are strikingly understudied in a sustained, interdisciplinary manner. …

Be My Guest: Reflections on Food, Community and the Meaning of Generosity
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1786898497 | 128 pages | EPUB | 1.00 MB

'A brave and beautiful exploration into food, race, memory and the very meaning of life. I read it greedily - and so will you' Meera …

«Paradise Found» by William F. Warren
English | ISBN: 9783849641818 | EPUB | 0.7 MB

Dr. Warren is confident that he has succeeded in solving the problem where the human race originated, or where the Garden of Eden was. Not …

Cultures of Milk: The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0674729056 | 208 pages | PDF | 1,8 MB

Milk is the only food mammals produce naturally to feed their offspring. The human species is the only one that takes milk from other animals …

Edible Insects and Human Evolution
English | 2018 | ISBN: 0813056993 | 207 Pages | PDF | 3.2 MB

Researchers who study ancient human diets tend to focus on meat eating because the practice of butchery is very apparent in the archaeological record. In …

Traditions of Death and Burial (Shire Library, Book 863)
English | September 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1784423777 | 96 pages | EPUB | 22.02 MB

Death has been a source of grief and uncertainty for humanity throughout history, but it has also been the inspiration for a plethora of fascinating …

The Rituals: Simple Practices to Cultivate Well-Being, Deepen Relationships, and Discover Your True Purpose
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1452180679 | 160 pages | EPUB | 11.85 MB

This stirring collection presents spiritual rituals from around the world and offers guidance on bringing the powerful practices into modern life. Filled with fascinating details …

The Clean Body: A Modern History
English | November 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 0773559388 | 336 pages | EPUB | 5.66 MB

How often did our ancestors bathe? How often did they wash their clothes and change them? What did they understand cleanliness to be? Why have …

«Superstitions» by Max Cryer
English | ISBN: 9781775592853 | EPUB | 0.9 MB

In this witty and informative book, Max Cryer explains the origins of many of the things we commonly say and observe, and why they are …