Archive For The “West” Category
By Caroline H. Bledsoe
Most ladies within the West use contraceptives in an effort to keep away from having youngsters. yet in rural Gambia and different components of sub-Saharan Africa, many ladies use contraceptives for the other reason—to have as many childrens as possible.Using ethnographic and demographic information from a three-year examine in rural Gambia, Contingent Lives explains this possible counterintuitive truth by way of juxtaposing very varied understandings of the lifestyles path: one is a linear, Western version that equates getting older and the power to breed with the passage of time, the opposite a Gambian version that perspectives getting older as contingent at the cumulative actual, social, and religious hardships of non-public background, specially obstetric trauma. Viewing every one of those versions from the point of view of the opposite, Caroline Bledsoe produces clean understandings of the classical anthropological matters of replica, time, and getting older as culturally formed inside of women's conjugal lives. Her insights may be welcomed by means of students of anthropology and demography in addition to via these operating in public wellbeing and fitness, improvement reviews, gerontology, and the historical past of drugs.
By David Thompson, Lesa M. Griffith, Joan Conrow
Spend much less and notice extra in Hawaii Are you prepared to commute shrewdpermanent? if you would like to get the main from your buck and your journey, this is often the advisor for you. I placed a clean spin on funds commute, displaying you the way to determine the simplest for much less and the way to work out it in a extra real way-the means the locals do. rather than spending $300 an evening for a sequence resort, why now not remain on the Wabi-Sabi condo on Maui the place you could sleep in an enclosed, tranquil treehouse for simply $70 an evening, or mattress down in an oceanfront condominium on Kauai for $105 an evening? On Oahu, consume a Hawaiian plate lunch on the Rainbow Drive-In for less than $4, so that you can splurge on dinner. test Iron Chef champion Seiya Masahara's specialty-Japanese convenience meals often called oden, a hotpot of dashi (broth) with long-simmered vegetables-at Hakkei. allow me exhibit you the "other" Hawaii-the one simply insiders find out about. hearken to slack-key guitar jam periods on Oahu or volunteer to paintings with the Hawaii natural world Fund on Maui to aid endangered sea turtles get a fit begin on lifestyles. those are just some of the nice how one can catch up with to the tradition of Hawaii. learn on for extra! satisfied Travels, Pauline Frommer www.frommers.com/pauline Winner of top Guidebook for 2006 from the North American go back and forth newshounds organization (Pauline Frommer's big apple urban)
By Karl Samson
Adventure a spot the way in which the locals do. benefit from the most sensible it has to supply. Frommer's. the easiest journeys commence right here. An insider's viewpoint on Seattle's neighborhoods and nightspots. Outspoken critiques on what is worthy it slow and what is no longer. certain costs, so that you can plan the suitable journey no matter what your price range. Off-the-beaten-path reviews and undiscovered gem stones, plus new takes on most sensible points of interest.
By Cheryl Farr Leas, John Rosenthal
From Oahu and the massive Island to Maui and Kauai Hawaii is where to move for sunlight, surf, and rest. for outside pleasure and nightlife galore, this pleasant consultant might help you are saying вЂњalohaвЂќ to enjoyable with:
- Full assurance of all of the motion on all of the islands
- The most sensible luxurious inns and the simplest cut price resorts
- Complete rundown of every islandвЂ™s top shorelines
- The most sensible luaus, outdoors adventures, and mouth-watering eating
like several For Dummies go back and forth advisor, Hawaii For Dummies, 3rd version comprises:
- Down-to-earth trip-planning recommendation
- What you shouldnвЂ™t missвЂ”and what you could bypass
- The top resorts and eating places for each price range
- Handy Post-it Flags to mark your favourite pages
By Josef Gruber (auth.), Prof. Dr. Josef Gruber Ph.D. (eds.)
Lengthy confounded with a monolithic British entity or misrepresented as Lakers and Cockneys, the varied local varieties of English Romanticism are ripe for reassessment. Ranging west of a line among the Wye at Tintern and Jane Austens Chawton, this e-book deals a primary reconfiguration of Romantic tradition by way of English nearby identity.
'This varied and soaking up e-book explores the various ways that a few of the Romantic writers, either significant and minor, came across an area notion within the West kingdom. Nicholas Roe's well-judged assortment relates for the 1st time an excellent bankruptcy in English literary historical past, and vividly inspires a few of its so much memorable personalities.' - Seamus Perry, Balliol university, Oxford, united kingdom
By Erika Lenkert
In response to the dept of trade, San Francisco is without doubt one of the 10 so much visited U.S. towns. In 2004, San Francisco hosted greater than 15 million viewers.
By Eric Peterson
Adventure a spot the best way the locals do. benefit from the top it has to supply. Frommer's. the simplest journeys commence right here.
- Outdoor adventures for everybody, from mountain climbing and horseback using to sea kayaking and white-water rafting.
- Outspoken evaluations on what is worthy it slow and what is no longer.
- Exact costs, so that you can plan the appropriate journey no matter what your price range.
- Off-the-beaten-path reports and undiscovered gem stones, plus new takes on best points of interest.
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By Tom Stienstra
Tom Stienstra, the nation’s top-selling open air author, invitations you to spend the evening lower than the celebrities with the newest variation of Moon California Camping. tremendous finished and jam-packed with necessary details, Moon California Camping covers greater than 1,400 tenting innovations through the country, from websites nestled between towering redwoods to distant backcountry locations within the excessive Sierra to sun-drenched, beach-side campgrounds. distinctive descriptions, instructions, touch details, and Stienstra’s signature scenic ranking are supplied for every web site. Stienstra additionally contains lists of the simplest campgrounds, equivalent to most sensible for Hikes with perspectives and most sensible kin locations, in addition to sixty pages of worthy tenting tips. With Moon California Camping, professional outdoor fanatics and camping out beginners alike can adventure the simplest of the good outdoor within the Golden country.
By Pamela Barrus
No matter if you are looking for the best food or the cheapest locations to consume, the main sumptuous resorts or the easiest bargains on locations to stick, Eyewitness best 10 shuttle publications supply beneficial details via neighborhood specialists to discover the easiest of every little thing at every one vacation spot.