A Woman for Mayor by Helen M. Winslow & Walter Dean Goldbeck

By Helen M. Winslow & Walter Dean Goldbeck

A lady for Mayor - a singular of To-day is gifted the following in a top quality paperback variation. This well known vintage paintings by way of Helen M. Winslow is within the English language, and will no longer contain photos or photographs from the unique variation. when you benefit from the works of Helen M. Winslow then we hugely suggest this booklet in your ebook assortment. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Cultural Mythology and Global Leadership by Eric H. Kessler

By Eric H. Kessler

'Essential studying for all practitioners and researchers who search to achieve larger insights on cultural variations and management competencies.'- Rosalie Tung, Simon Fraser collage, prior President, Academy of administration and writer of eleven books together with studying from international category businesses `This interesting choice of neighborhood mythology exhibits how commonly management versions vary throughout international locations, and the way deeply those variations are rooted. actual international management is predicated on empathy with neighborhood variety.'- Geert Hofstede, Maastricht collage, The Netherlands, writer of Culture's results: evaluating Values, Behaviors, associations and agencies throughout international locations `I have not begun to encounter a extra beautiful examine of world management styles. The reader is taken into principally unchartered territory linking globalisation, tradition and management. Delving deep into folklore, mythology and spirituality we start to appreciate how those are manifested in human behaviour and are exhibited in management types. A must-read!' - S. Ramadorai, CEO of Tata Consultancy providers This ground-breaking e-book explains how deep-seated cultural mythologies form modern worldwide leaders and offers insights into navigating the dynamics and complexities in modern period of globalization. The authors use myths to discover center features and values from 20 varied cultural contexts spanning all significant areas of the area - the Americas, Europe, Africa and the center East, and Asia and the Pacific Rim - that experience advanced over generations and proceed to form international management types. Commentaries are integrated from working towards managers and leaders to supply actual international insights at the implications of the information mentioned. foreign managers and managers, public officers, company specialists and company running shoes will welcome the insights on cross-cultural management kinds. The publication also will locate curiosity from researchers and scholars throughout a extensive array and social technology disciplines.

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The Universal Vampire : Origins and Evolution of a Legend by Barbara Brodman, James E. Doan

By Barbara Brodman, James E. Doan

Because the e-book of John Polidori’s The Vampyre (1819), the vampire has been a mainstay of Western tradition, showing always in literature, paintings, song (notably opera), movie, tv, photo novels and pop culture mostly. Even prior to its front into the world of arts and letters within the early 19th century, the vampire was once a feared creature of japanese ecu folklore and legend, emerging from the grave at evening to devour its dwelling family and associates, frequently changing them while into fellow vampires.

A significant query exists inside of vampire scholarship: to what volume is that this creature a made of ecu cultural types, or is the vampire certainly a common, maybe even archetypal determine? during this number of 16 unique essays, the participants make clear this question. One essay lines the origins of the legend to the early medieval Norse draugr, an “undead” creature who displays the underpinnings of Dracula, the latter first showing as a vampire in Anglo-Irish Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel, Dracula.

In addition to those investigations of the Western mythic, literary and historical traditions, different essays during this quantity flow outdoors Europe to discover vampire figures in local American and Mesoamerican delusion and formality, in addition to the lifestyles of comparable vampiric traditions in eastern, Russian and Latin American artwork, theatre, literature, movie, and different cultural productions.

The girl vampire looms huge, starting with the Sumerian goddess Lilith, together with the nineteenth-century Carmilla, and relocating to vampiresses in twentieth-century movie, literature, and tv sequence. clinical motives for vampires and werewolves represent one other portion of the ebook, together with eighteenth-century debts of unearthing, decapitation and cremation of suspected vampires in japanese Europe. The vampire’s attractiveness, attainment of immortality and everlasting early life are all prompt as purposes for its persevered good fortune in modern pop culture.

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Motif-index of medieval Spanish folk narratives by Harriet Goldberg

By Harriet Goldberg

It is a replica of a ebook released sooner than 1923. This e-book could have occasional imperfections comparable to lacking or blurred pages, bad images, errant marks, and so on. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought via the scanning approach. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to convey it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the protection of published works all over the world. We delight in your realizing of the imperfections within the maintenance technique, and desire you take pleasure in this worthwhile ebook.

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American Indian Mythology by Evelyn Wolfson

By Evelyn Wolfson

Lengthy sooner than they have been written down, American Indian myths have been saved alive by way of a powerful oral culture. have you puzzled how the area used to be made? MYTHOLOGY OF the yank INDIANS discusses this secret, in addition to different myths and legends from assorted tradition components all through North the USA. every one bankruptcy is by way of a query and resolution part which covers characters, issues, and emblems. knowledgeable remark part complements the myths with critiques through famous students. This ebook is built from AMERICAN INDIAN MYTHOLOGY to permit republication of the unique textual content into booklet, paperback, and exchange versions.

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Religion and Folk Cosmology: Scenarios of the Visible and by el-Sayed el-Aswad

By el-Sayed el-Aswad

This research refutes either the Western dominant paradigm of modernity and the Eurocentric stereotype of conventional Muslim tradition, and demonstrates that rural Egyptians have their very own paradigm of secular modernism that doesn't negate spiritual or sacred orientations. Islam is linked to ongoing makes an attempt at spiritual purification and cultural unification and is inimical to cultural homogenization inspired by means of Western globalization.

Provides a holistic interpretation of the interaction among faith and folks cosmology, not easy the stereotypes that relegate conventional humans to backwardness and a peripheral area or locality. inside this Muslim society the global/local nexus is certainly one of ongoing artistic integration, no longer separation. The cosmology can top be understood within the context of its totality, encompassing either obvious and invisible zones.

Muslims articulate own or deepest order in addition to social order inside of their cosmology. This cosmological view, endowing individuals with a different creative feel of engagemenet with a supraphenomenal truth, accentuates the assumption that divine cosmic invisible greater energy surpasses the other energy. any such trust represents an inexhaustible resource of non secular and emotional empowerment that could be politically mobilized in yes severe moments and depicted as a spiritual, holy fight, or jihad.

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Mythical Creatures (Mysteries, Legends, and Unexplained by Linda S Godfrey

By Linda S Godfrey

Legends and myths are packed with very unlikely creatures and weird beasts, from the half-human, half-lion sphinx of old Egypt to fire-breathing dragons to mermaids within the oceans. This paintings describes a number of the well-known beasts of delusion and legend and appears at their attainable origins whereas recounting the stories that experience stored them recognized for millennia.

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