Anthropology & Sociology

Global approaches to the study of human society and culture, covering hunter-gatherers, state formation, ethnography, physical and cultural anthropology.

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  1. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Hardback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9789088904479
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  2. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Paperback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9789088904462
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  3. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Hardback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9789088904400
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 3
    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematizes these into war booty... .... Learn More
  4. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Paperback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9789088904394
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 3
    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematizes these into war booty... .... Learn More
  5. The Ethics of Sex

    The Ethics of Sex [Paperback]

    Helmut Thielicke (Author); John W. Doberstein (Translator)

    $39.00

    ISBN: 9780718894566
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Series: Thielicke Library
    A potentially difficult text for today’s Christians, The Ethics of Sex gives a fascinating insight into the mindset of how a Christian thinker considered gender and sexuality when the definitions of both were becoming more and more fluid. Caught b... .... Learn More
  6. Between Heaven and Earth

    Between Heaven and Earth: Conversations with American Christians [Paperback]

    Helmut Thielicke (Author); John W. Doberstein (Translator); John W. Doberstein (Editor)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9780718894542
    Published by : Lutterworth Press
    Series: Thielicke Library
    Between Heaven and Earth grew out one of Thielicke’s visits to the United States in 1963, during which he travelled across the country preaching and lecturing. The conversations recorded here are the fruit of his more informal discussions with sma... .... Learn More
  7. The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen

    The Maritime Traditions of the Fishermen of Socotra, Yemen [Paperback]

    Julian Jansen van Rensburg (Author)

    $66.00

    ISBN: 9781784914820
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The Socotra archipelago lies approximately 135 nautical miles (Nm) northeast of Cape Guardafui, Somalia and 205Nm south of Rās Fartaq, Yemen. The archipelago is made up of four main islands, Socotra, cAbd al-Kūri, Sam... .... Learn More
  8. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Paperback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9789088903908
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential requirement at almost all rituals in Bali. It is hung from altars and shrines at temple festivals and on festive holy days. Made usually of palm leaves, it is by nature ephemeral and it ... .... Learn More
  9. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Hardback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    $225.00

    ISBN: 9789088903915
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential requirement at almost all rituals in Bali. It is hung from altars and shrines at temple festivals and on festive holy days. Made usually of palm leaves, it is by nature ephemeral and it ... .... Learn More
  10. Atonement in a Sinless Society

    Atonement in a Sinless Society [Paperback]

    Alan Mann (Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780227175842
    Published by : James Clarke & Co
    “Sin isn’t relevant anymore.” Alan Mann takes seriously this often-heard assertion and instead goes in search of the real plight at the heart of contemporary western society. What he finds there is a personal, pervasive, and self-diminishing disea... .... Learn More

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