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Gagnier De Mendoza, Mary Jane
Almost twenty years ago, a young Canadian woman, Mary Jane Gagnier, travelled through Mexico on a journey of self-exploration. One evening on the zocalo in Oaxaca, she met a weaver from the nearby village of Teotitlan del Valle, who offered his uncles' help in repairing her broken clarinet. Shortly thereafter the two were married, and rather instantly the Ontario native with wanderlust found herself intimately immersed in the culture and traditions of her new home. Fiestas are synonymous with Mexico and daily ceremonial rituals and celebrations are at the center of Oaxaca's spiritual and social life. Gagnier de Mendoza chronicles the festival cycle in Teotitlan, a Zapotec village located fifteen miles from the capitol. The fiestas here center on the complex art of hosting, whether for family gatherings or religious ceremonies that involves traditional cooking and flower arranging, candle making and fireworks. Throughout the year, village brass bands regularly line the streets in processions featuring plumed dancers and masked actors. Beginning with Christmas posadas through Fiesta of the Black Christ of Esquipulas, pre-wedding and wedding celebrations, Lent and Holy Week, post-Easter revelry celebrating the patron saints, to the conclusion of the festival cycle with Day of the Dead, this memoir chronicles the spirit-life of an ancient community that day after day honors its gods as itself. 159pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2005, Card Covers/Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0890134456
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Inventory #20600
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Tobias, Henry Jack; Woodhouse, Charles E.
Of interest to specialists in the fields of sociology,western and urban history,ethnic studies, political science and pluralistic social relations.From 1880, when the railroad reached Santa Fe, to the early 1990s, the city was transformed from a territorial outpost to a modern community. This book focuses on what changes over the past 110 years have meant to the city's inhabitants. The result is a readable, captivating social history centred on the essence of Santa Fe -- the lives of its Hispano and Anglo residents. 272pp.
University of New Mexico Press, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0826323316
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Inventory #1868
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Chryssides, George D.; Kaler, John H.
"An Introduction to Business Ethics" provides an introduction to the subject of ethics and values in the business environment. Set firmly in a European context, the book spans the range of subjects in business ethics, including: theories of ethics; capitalism and free enterprise; marketing; employment; the "greening" of business; and the international business culture. The book deals with issues which will confront business students in their future careers. It employs original articles by the authors, selected readings, discussion topics and case studies to encourage independent thought. It provides an outline of ethical theory and explains the issues surrounding the application of ethics and values to decision-making in business. This book has been written for students of business studies, management and philosophy at undergraduate and MBA level. 585pp.
Chapman & Hall, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0412460807
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Inventory #28759
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Robb, Carol S.
This text is an exploration of economic discrimination against women. Social ethics professor, Carol S. Robb, outlines the policy and ethical reforms that could create a more just future. 198pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to spine.
Beacon Press, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0807065056
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Inventory #25641
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Schlant, Robert C.; Alexander, R. Wayne; Lipton, Martin J.
This atlas is an expansion of illustrations found in the eighth edition of "Hurst's the Heart". One page of introductory text accompanies each chapter, with legends briefly describing the illustrations. ECGs as well as radiologic images are included. 398pp.
McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division, 1996, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0070550298
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Inventory #8349
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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