Tag: Other

Not the Classical Ideal Athens and the Construction of the Other in Greek Art


Not the Classical Ideal: Athens and the Construction of the Other in Greek Art By Beth Cohen
2000 | 559 Pages | ISBN: 9004117121 | PDF | 19 MB
Ancient Greece is characterized by a vision of reality in which a pre-eminent human type is defined in opposition to non-ideal ‘others’. The social structure of democratic Athens privileged male citizens, while marginalizing women, resident aliens, and slaves. Across a broad spectrum of classical Greek imagery, this anthology provides an investigation of this ‘otherness’. Their methodologies ranging from traditional to avant-garde, an international cast of authors develops a nuanced picture of ‘otherness’, the visual criteria that denote it, and its social and political functions in regard to gender, class, and ethnicity.

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Life on the Other Border


Mares, "Life on the Other Border"
English | ISBN: 0520295730 | 2019 | 238 pages | EPUB | 5 MB
In her timely new book, Teresa M. Mares explores the intersections of structural vulnerability and food insecurity experienced by migrant farmworkers in the northeastern borderlands of the United States. Through ethnographic portraits of Latinx farmworkers who labor in Vermont’s dairy industry, Mares powerfully illuminates the complex and resilient ways workers sustain themselves and their families while also serving as the backbone of the state’s agricultural economy. In doing so, Life on the Other Border exposes how broader movements for food justice and labor rights play out in the agricultural sector, and powerfully points to the misaligned agriculture and immigration policies impacting our food system today.

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How to Destroy Western Civilization and Other Ideas from the Cultural Abyss [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B098D53WN4 | 2021 | 6 hours and 36 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 361 MB
Best-selling author Peter Kreeft presents a series of brilliant essays about many of the issues that increasingly divide our Western civilization and culture. He states that "these essays are not new proposals or solutions to today’s problems. They are old. They have been tried, and have worked. They have made people happy and good. That is what makes them so radical and so unusual today. The most uncommon thing today is common sense". Kreeft presents relevant, philosophical data that can guide us, divided into seven categories: Epistemological, theological, metaphysical, anthropological, ethical, political, and historical.

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All the Women in My Brain And Other Concerns [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B09VRGPMGK | 2022 | 8 hours and 12 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 226 MB
A lightning-strike dispatch of hilarious, intimate, luminous essays from the brain (and voice!) of Emmy Award-nominated actress and writer Betty Gilpin. As a dear friend said after listening to this audiobook, it’s “either a masterpiece, or it’s.completely.” and then she glazed over into a haunted stare. Listener? This audiobook is my opus and it is chaos. If you’ve ever felt like you were more, or at least weirder, than the world expected-welcome to All the Women in My Brain.

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