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Resource Units in Hawaiian Culture

By: Kamehameha Schools

...Kamehameha Schools Press is pleased to present the 1992 edition of Resource Units in Hawaiian Culture by noted Hawaiian studies scholar Dr. Donald Kilolani Mitchell. This updated edition is the eighth printing of a book which, over the last three decades, has become an important reference...

...Many of the praiseworthy cultural accomplishments of the Hawaiian people are examined and discussed in these units. Described here are the unusual as well as the everyday features of this remarkable civilization that flourished wi...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...er Originally Published in 1981 by Praeger Publishers. 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS THE MARKETING OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 1 TABLE OF ... ...BLE OF CONTENTS 3 FOREWORD 6 PREFACE 7 GLOSSARY 9 INTRODUCTION 10 1 THE NATURE OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 12 ORIGINATION, MATURATION AND ADOPTIO... ...cope Broadening" Debate 22 Social Marketing: Two Meanings 23 A BROADENED TYPOLOGY OF PRODUCTS 23 The Typology 24 Implications 27 EXCHANGE TRANSAC... ...are merely representative and not all will be discussed in the text. The top row lists exchanges for which no profit to the seller was intended to ... ...exchanges for which no profit to the seller was intended to accrue; the bottom row lists exchanges in which profit was the principal motivation. The... ...n considers services rendered, the third column covers ideas and the fourth column lists causes or social issues. Examples of items appropriate to ... ...agent with national influence is Harvard psychiatrist Robert Coles. Through his 13 books and more than 350 articles he has worked to communicate the... ...ita consumption of cigarettes in the world, government sponsored posters and comic books carrying messages illustrating adverse effects of smoking, ... ...n India's population control program. Nutrition messages were publicized in comic books (Berg 1970, p. 1402) and distributed in India where use has...

...An idea is taken for granted in the scheme of things. Someone exclaims, "I've got an idea!" What is it that he has? From where did he get it? How was it transmitted? How might it spread to others? What will be the effect of the acceptance of the idea? These are some o...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the postlocal world Helsinki 2005... ...duplicated, printed, distributed and sold without permission or agreement of the author. However, the name of the author must always be clearly indi... ... Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Cultu... ...reesura Wiwien Wongsansern Sayom Munnam interviewers had in their minds a lists of topics and questions I had prepared, which they could use to move ... ...e he was, but he died and now we await his rebirth as divine redeemer. The books say that he who is born dies, and when one dies, one is reborn. But I... ...m the temple was called to the house, to read chapters or sermons from his books. That way, they drive out evil souls from the house where death has v... ...o read at the temple, which is why former monks who were able to read e.g. books on sorcery and almanacs were given the honorary name 'temple teacher'... ...ok was already written, Thailand declared a war on drugs for three months. Lists of drug dealers and users in villages were compiled, and they were gi... ...knock together. The ninth is bad and the tenth a good day and so on. These lists were made ages ago and they hold true. It's hard to explain. If peopl...

...The book is a descriptive overview of the culture of the villages. It contains material on the villagers' housing, rice farming and other means of livelihood, community life, festivals, weddings, funerals, sorcerers and healers, as well as village Buddhism. Th...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

.../08 11:04 AM Page ii James Boyle The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind Yale University Press New Haven & London ___-1 ___0 ___ 1 372... ...8 by James Boyle. All rights reserved. The author has made an online version of this work available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial... ...the author’s website at http://james-boyle.com. Printed in the United States of America. ISBN: 978-0-300-13740-8 Library of Congress Control Number: 2... ...adame Bovary, or the antibiotic, or The New York Times? Well, it depends. If books have to be copied out by hand, then Madame Bovary is just like the ... ...music were a threat to the traditional music business, but digital copies of books? I am skeptical. This book will be freely and legally available onl... ...true copyright statute—was produced partly because of publishers’ fights with booksellers; the authorial right grew as an afterthought. 5 The history o... ...ly made available worldwide. Mirror sites provided copies of the program and lists of such locations were easy to find using standard search tools. One... ... of pub- lished records showed nothing. Inquiries to various music librarian listservs also produced no answer. There was a man called Harold Bailey, ... ...Ugh, governance by food fight.” Anyone who has ever been on an organizational listserv, a global production process run by people who are long on brain...

...e ideas that are controlled and those that are free, between intellectual property and the public domain. In The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (Yale University Press) James Boyle introduces readers to the idea of the public domain and describes how it is being tragically eroded by our current copyright, patent, and trademark laws. In a series of fascinat...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of power within m... ...L For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family incomparable love, care, feeding... ...ove, care, feeding, fun, and friendship. Also for her perceptive editing of my copy over many decades, especially during the writing of this book.... ...sure of Our Tongue nourishes the rise of democracies. 13. He Unchained Books The German goldsmith’s invention frees access to library books and b... ...mises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books. At eighty-nine, Brad Bradford brings a long lifetime of experienc... ..., and the first thing you‘d see was the computer asking if there were any books you wanted. You selected books from our early selections and then in... ...g information on page 620 and technology on page 1,211. (On page 621, it lists information science immediately before information theory. There‘s no... ...classics, such as the Iliad and the Odyssey, troubadours filled memorized lists of spaces with visual details to bring to mind thousands of lines of ... ...form tables for computing costs of goods and payments of wages as well as lists converting weights and measures. By the seventeenth century, such bo...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books....

... listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift of Memory-For millennia, mnemonics reigned over commerce, news, entertainment, and the perpetuation and refinement of crafts. -- 3. From Whence Cometh Indo-European Tongues?-Did a freshwater lake com...

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