Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food by Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson [PDF]

Word of Mouth: What We Talk About When We Talk About Food by Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson [PDF]

Publisher: University of California Press (July 7, 2014) Today, more than ever, talking about food improves the eating of it. Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson argues that conversation can even trump consumption. Where many works look at the production, preparation, and consumption of food, Word of Mouth captures the language that explains culinary practices. Explanation is more […]

Israeli Feminist Scholarship: Gender Zionism and Difference by Esther Fuchs [PDF]

Israeli Feminist Scholarship: Gender Zionism and Difference by Esther Fuchs [PDF]

Publisher: University of Texas Press (July 1, 2014) The last two decades have given rise to a proliferation of scholarship by Israeli feminists working in diverse fields, ranging from sociology to literature, anthropology, and history. As the Israeli feminist movement continually decentralizes and diversifies, it has become less Eurocentric and heterocentric, making way for pluralistic […]

Grouse Of The World by Roald Potapov [PDF]

Grouse Of The World by Roald Potapov [PDF]

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (July 3, 2014) Grouse are a source of fascination for people, not least for their spectacular displays and ability to survive the Arctic winter. To survive the extreme cold the birds have evolved pectinations or shovels on their toes to excavate burrows in the snow in which they spend up to 22 […]

Aftershock. by Joe Lane [PDF]

Aftershock. by Joe Lane [PDF]

Publisher: Bancroft Press; First edition (July 4, 2014) Thriller/Adventure/Public Affairs Major Penelope Baldwin, accomplished pilot and tactician, could have expected a bright future and stable military career until a dubious flight mission over Al A Zamiyah, Iraq results in the loss of her left leg, and any opportunity for motherhood. As Penelope struggles in recovery, […]

Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Numbers: Explorations in Text and Meaning by Rabbi Francis Nataf [PDF]

Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Numbers: Explorations in Text and Meaning by Rabbi Francis Nataf [PDF]

Publisher: Urim Publications (July 1, 2014) Continuing Rabbi Francis Nataf s innovative analysis of the Bible s five books, this volume focuses on some of the text s most perplexing stories in the Book of Numbers. It weaves them into discussions about the individual and the community, religious leadership and its abuse, and about communication […]