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. Art and Diplomacy

    Art and Diplomacy: Encounters between East and West (1350-1904) [Paperback]

    Marco Musillo (Author)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788869771552
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
    The relationship between East and West remains a topic of burning timeliness, particularly in its political dimension. Yet, we can gain a complete understanding of the current tensions only if we consider them within a broader historical framework... .... Learn More
  2. Women on the verge of Jihad

    Women on the verge of Jihad: The hidden pathways towards radicalization [Paperback]

    Anna Zizola (Author); Paolo Maria Inghilleri ()

    $22.00

    ISBN: 9788869771316
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    Surprisingly, jihadi groups like ISIS do not only attract female supporters coming from Muslim communities, but also Western women who grew up in non-Muslim environments. Trauma, depression and the need for a more exciting life outside the constra... .... Learn More
  3. The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism.

    The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism.: Myth, Literature, Anthropology [Paperback]

    Andrea Benedetti (Editor); Ulrich van Loyen (Editor)

    $26.00

    ISBN: 9788869771361
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    The essays contained in this volume explore the historical trajectories along which the Mediterranean has been conceptualized as a cultural, religious and economical resource and how these various aspects are intertwined. While staying clear of a ... .... Learn More
  4. The Phallus and the Mask

    The Phallus and the Mask: The Patriarchal Unconscious of Psychoanalysis [Paperback]

    Marina de Carneri (Author)

    $16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771385
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Psychology
    Psychoanalysts from all schools – even when they are women – have often dismissed and sometimes openly disapproved of feminism and its critique of male universalism. While other disciplines, like sociology and anthropology, have welcomed the contr... .... Learn More
  5. At the Origin of Middle-Class Rationality

    At the Origin of Middle-Class Rationality: Interpretations of Ulysses and the Sirens [Paperback]

    Ruggero D'Alessandro (Author)

    $16.00

    ISBN: 9788869771378
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
    The Odyssey is rightly celebrated as a story that goes far beyond the scope of epic poetry. It is an open window to an entire era and its social systems as well as its theological, cultural, economic and political structures, while running simulta... .... Learn More
  6. Anthropology and Philosophy. Volume 11, 201-2016

    Anthropology and Philosophy. Volume 11, 201-2016: Anthropology and Philosophy, International Multidisciplinary Journal [Paperback]

    Mariano L. Bianca (Editor); Luca Malatesti (Editor); Paolo Piccari (Editor)

    $16.50

    ISBN: 9788869770944
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: A & P
    Volume: 12
    A&P is a multidiscilinary journal which gathers international scholars and thinkers to analyse the latest debates in the field of philosophy and anthropology.

    A&P is a multidiscilinary journal which gathers international scholars and thinkers to... .... Learn More

  7. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Paperback]

    Julie Adams (Editor); Polly Bence (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor)

    $100.00

    ISBN: 9789088905650
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 2
    This book brings together artists, curators, researchers and conservators to consider the significance of coconut fiber armor from the islands of Kiribati. Taking as its focus the armor found in museum collections, it investigates the historical c... .... Learn More
  8. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Hardback]

    Julie Adams (Editor); Polly Bence (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor)

    $300.00

    ISBN: 9789088905667
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 2
    This book brings together artists, curators, researchers and conservators to consider the significance of coconut fiber armor from the islands of Kiribati. Taking as its focus the armor found in museum collections, it investigates the historical c... .... Learn More
  9. Tarascan Pottery Production in Michoacán, Mexico

    Tarascan Pottery Production in Michoacán, Mexico: An Ethnoarchaeological Perspective [Paperback]

    Eduardo Williams (Author)

    $56.00

    ISBN: 9781784916732
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Pottery is one of humankind’s most important inventions. It is thousands of years old and it is fair to say that without it the development of civilization as we know it would not have been possible. Food preparation and sto... .... Learn More
  10. 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

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