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Yokainoshima : island of monsters : Japanese folk rituals
Fréger, Charles, photographer
London : Thames & Hudson, 2016
On the island of the Yōkai / Ryoko Sekiguchi -- Pure Yōkai : the Japanese spirit and festivals and Charles Fréger's Yokainoshima / Toshiharu Ito -- Sacred visitants to Japanese festivals / Akihiro Hatanaka -- Description of characters and groups / Akihiro Hatanaka.
Baker Berry GT4884.A2 F74 2016

Cooking cultures : convergent histories of food and feeling
edited by Ishita Banerjee-Dube
Delhi, India ; Cambridge University Press, 2016
Trout still on the menu? Indigenity and cuisine / Duncan Brown -- The hummus wars: local food, Guinness records and the Palestinian-Israeli gastropolitics / Nir Avieli -- Rice, pork and power in the Vietnamese village / Erica J. Peters -- Mem and cookie: the colonial kitchen in Malaysia and Singapore / Cecilia Leong-Salobir -- Modern menus: family, food, health and gender in colonial Bengal / Ishita Banerjee-Dube -- Sweetness, gender, and identity in Japanese culinary culture / Jon D. Holtzman -- Local foods in contemporary China: the case of southwest Hubei / Xu Wu -- From the market to the kitchen and table: food and its many meanings in Dakar / Maria Guadalupe Aguilar Escobedo -- What is human?: food taboo & anthropophagy in northwest Mozambique / Arianna Huhn -- Global mixed race and culinary cultures: interethnic exchanges of food and love at Addis Ababa cafe / Jean Duruz -- The culinary myths of the Mexican nation / Sarah Bakgeller.

"Tracks the interplay of creativity, competition, desire, and nostalgia in the discrete ways people relate to food and cuisine in different societies"--
Baker Berry GT2850 .C667 2016

Sleep in early modern England
Handley, Sasha, author
New Haven : Yale University Press, [2016]
Sleep, Medicine and the Body -- Healthy Sleep and the Household -- Faithful Slumber -- Sleeping at Home -- Sleep and Sociability -- Sleep, Sensibility and Identity.

"Drawing on diverse archival sources and material artifacts, Handley reveals that the way we sleep is as dependent on culture as it is on biological and environmental factors. After 1660 the accepted notion that sleepers lay at the mercy of natural forces and supernatural agents was challenged by new medical thinking about sleep's relationship to the nervous system. This breakthrough coincided with radical changes shaping everything from sleeping hours to bedchambers. Handley's illuminating work documents a major evolution in our conscious understanding of the unconscious"--
Baker Berry GT3000.4.G7 H36 2016

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