Of Popular Wisdom

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  • Author : Niaz Ahmad Khan
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Pages : 150 pages
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  • Rating : /5 from reviews
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Proverbs Are Never Out of Season

Proverbs Are Never Out of Season
  • Author : Wolfgang Mieder
  • Publisher : Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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This book takes an engaging look at the significance of traditional proverbs and their variation in the modern world. From sales pitch to propagandistic tool, Wolfgang Mieder looks at how we adapt proverbs to rapidly changing social attitudes - the original wording of proverbs changes to fit modern advertising slogans or political rhetoric, misogynist sayings become feminist slogans, and late medieval woodcuts illustrating proverbs find their modern equivalents in political cartoons and comic strips. The book is richly illustrated and

Defying Conventional Wisdom

Defying Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Jeffrey McKelvey Ayres
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 01 January 1998
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The first major study on the origins, strategies, and activities of movements and coalitions in opposition to free trade that arose in Canada and spread across North America - it captures an important developmental period in Canadian political life.

Conventional Wisdom

Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Susan McClary
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 09 May 2000
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With her usual combination of erudition, innovation, and spirited prose, Susan McClary reexamines the concept of musical convention in this fast-moving and refreshingly accessible book. Exploring the ways that shared musical practices transmit social knowledge, Conventional Wisdom offers an account of our own cultural moment in terms of two dominant traditions: tonality and blues.McClary looks at musical history from new and unexpected angles and moves easily across a broad range of repertoires--the blues, eighteenth-century tonal music, late Beethoven, and

Popular Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek A Memoir

Popular  Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek  A Memoir
  • Author : Maya Van Wagenen
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 15 April 2014
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New York Times Bestseller Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek is a touchingly honest, candidly hysterical memoir from breakout teen author Maya Van Wagenen. 'School is the armpit of life . . . and my school is no exception' Stuck at the bottom of the social ladder at 'pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren't paid to be here,' Maya Van Wagenen decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950s popularity

The Wit and Wisdom of Three Worlds

The Wit and Wisdom of Three Worlds
  • Author : Homayoon Aram
  • Publisher : Ibex Pub
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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THE WIT AND WISDOM OF THREE WORLDS is a unique collection of proverbs and sayings from Persian, Jewish and Western culture. Homayoon Aram, being an Iranian of Jewish faith living in the United States is uniquely qualified to present the subject. He has selected about 4,000 proverbs and sayings from the world of Persian, Judaic and Western literature and has divided them into 129 diverse topics such as love, courage, charity, luck and war. The proverbs come from various sources: the Bible;

Words to Live by

Words to Live by
  • Author : Charles Panati
  • Publisher : Penguin Group USA
  • Release : 14 June 1999
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Traces the origins of the gems of popular wisdom that are part of American culture, delving into sources as diverse as Aesop, the Bible, Ben Franklin, and Broadway

Second Thoughts

Second Thoughts
  • Author : Janet M. Ruane,Karen A. Cerulo
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 21 August 2014
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Co-authored by Karen A. Cerulo, the Eastern Sociological Society’s Robin L. Williams Lecturer for 2013-2014 Do birds of a feather flock together or do opposites attract? Is honesty the best policy? Are children our most precious commodity? Is education the great equalizer? Adages like these shape our social life. This Sixth Edition of Second Thoughts reviews several popular beliefs and notes how these conventional wisdoms cannot be taken at face value, but instead require careful second thoughts. This unique

Second Thoughts Sociology Challenges Conventional Wisdom

Second Thoughts  Sociology Challenges Conventional Wisdom
  • Author : Janet M. Ruane,Karen A. Cerulo
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release : 07 June 2011
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Do birds of a feather flock together or do opposites attract? Does haste make waste or should you strike while the iron is hot? Adages like these—or conventional wisdoms—shape our social life. This Fifth Edition of Second Thoughts reviews several popular beliefs and notes how such adages cannot be taken at face value. This unique text encourages students to step back and sharpen their analytic focus with 24 essays that use social research to expose the gray areas of

Wisdom in Loose Form

Wisdom in Loose Form
  • Author : Nikolaos Lazaridis
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release : 22 June 2007
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Drawing on proverbs and proverb-like sentences found in Ancient Egyptian and Greek wisdom collections, this book offers an original insight into the literary production of these two Mediterranean civilizations, comparing their manner of conveying timeless wisdom and reconsidering the status of their cultural contact.

The Wisdom of Many

The Wisdom of Many
  • Author : Wolfgang Mieder,Alan Dundes
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release : 14 June 1994
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The Wisdom of Many explores research on proverbs of many cultures. More than twenty essays written by scholars of such diverse disciplines as folklore, literature, psychology, linguistics, and anthropology illustrate the significance of traditional proverbs and trace variations of proverbs over time, drawing on African, Chinese, Spanish, Finnish, Irish, and Yiddish examples.

In Sickness and in Health

In Sickness and in Health
  • Author : Laurinda S. Dixon,Gabriel P. Weisberg
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 14 June 2021
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"The nine essays and more than ninety illustrations that comprise this volume reveal how visual imagery has played a significant role throughout history in reinforcing and establishing definitions of sickness and standards for physical well-being. Each author demonstrates how works of art and the imagery of popular culture both reflect and reinforce the power of medical beliefs to define and to limit human behavior, and how art and medicine work together to communicate social directives in support of a perceived

Untruth

Untruth
  • Author : Robert J. Samuelson
  • Publisher : AtRandom
  • Release : 06 February 2001
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In Untruth, Newsweek and Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson explains why our political, economic and cultural debates so routinely traffic in misinformation--popular fads that, like meteors, momentarily burn brightly in public consciousness and then fizzle out. Advocacy groups, politicians and their unwitting allies in the media instinctively create agendas of problems that afflict society and must be "solved".The problems are often exaggerated and oversimplified, and the result is that the public is misled about what is wrong and