Takes you on a historic journey to discover Barolo and Barbaresco, two of Italy's most fascinating and storied wines. In this title, profiles of... Læs mere
Offers an ethnography and a foray into the anthropology of morality. This book takes us on a journey into the lives of African American... Læs mere
In his monumental 1687 work, Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica, known familiarly as the... Læs mere
Explores Palo, a Kongo-inspired 'society of affliction' that is poorly understood at the margins of Cuban popular religion. This title draws... Læs mere
For fans of Italian wine, few names command the level of respect accorded to Brunello di Montalcino. This title provides Brunello's complicated history, from its rapid rise to the negative and positive effects of the 2008 grape-blending scandal dubbed "Brunellogate".
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Although pain is a universal human experience, many view the pain of others as private, resistant to language, and, therefore, essentially unknowable.... Læs mere
Explores how the growth of marine domestication has blurred traditional distinctions between fish and animals, recasting farmed fish as... Læs mere
Recounting the wanderings of Aeneas and his companions after the fall of Troy, this edition of Virgil's epic poems contains fourteen renderings created by Barry Moser to illustrate this volume.