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. Silver and Frankincense

    Silver and Frankincense: Scent and personal adornment in the Arab world [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode(Author)

    $23.00

    ISBN: 9789492940100
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Although scent has always played a major role in personal adornment in the Arab world, its evanescent quality leaves very few or no traces at all over time. This book presents an introduction into this lesser known aspect of person... .... Learn More
  2. Ecology of a Tool

    Ecology of a Tool: The Polished Stone Axe of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) [Hardback]

    Pierre Perequin(Author); Anne-Marie Petrequin(Author); Alexandre Pelletier-Michaud(Author)

    Regular Price: $70.00

    Special Price: $52.50

    ISBN: 9781789253863
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Archéo Logiques
    Volume: 8
    New Guinea, and especially Papua New Guinea, is the last country in the world where ethnologists were able to closely observe, film and photograph the wholemanufacturing chaînes opératoires of polished stone felling to... .... 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 st... .... Learn More
  4. 3.11

    3.11: Disaster and Trauma in Experience, Understanding, and Imagination [Paperback]

    Christopher Craig(Editor); Enrico Fongaro(Editor); Andreas Niehaus(Editor)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9788869772207
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Hasekura League Intercultural Studies Editions
    The Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami of March 11, 2011 was a complex event. It was a disaster of multiple dimensions, unleashing the linked forces of seismic shock, tsunami, and nuclear radiation. This confluence left a vari... .... Learn More
  5. Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes

    Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes: Cultural Memory and Intercultural Communication in the Dominican Republic and Cuba [Hardback]

    Dr. Jana Pešoutová(Author)

    $225.00

    ISBN: 9789088907623
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    In Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes Jana Pešoutová presents new interpretations of current healing practices in Cuba and the Dominican Republic juxtaposed against the European colonization of the Caribbean ... .... Learn More
  6. Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes

    Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes: Cultural Memory and Intercultural Communication in the Dominican Republic and Cuba [Paperback]

    Dr. Jana Pešoutová(Author)

    $75.00

    ISBN: 9789088907647
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    In Indigenous Ancestors and Healing Landscapes Jana Pešoutová presents new interpretations of current healing practices in Cuba and the Dominican Republic juxtaposed against the European colonization of the Caribbean ... .... Learn More
  7. Megalithic monuments and social structures

    Megalithic monuments and social structures: Comparative studies on recent and Funnel Beaker societies [Hardback]

    Dr Maria Wunderlich(Author)

    $245.00

    ISBN: 9789088907876
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Scales of Transformation
    Volume: 5
    Megalith building constitutes not only a past, but also a recent phenomenon, which is still practised today. The documentation and interpretation of recent megalith building traditions is offering potential aid in the interpretatio... .... Learn More
  8. This is not a grass skirt

    This is not a grass skirt: On fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji [Paperback]

    Dr. Karen Jacobs(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9789088908125
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualized depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, th... .... Learn More
  9. Megalithic monuments and social structures

    Megalithic monuments and social structures: Comparative studies on recent and Funnel Beaker societies [Paperback]

    Dr Maria Wunderlich(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9789088907869
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Scales of Transformation
    Volume: 5
    Megalith building constitutes not only a past, but also a recent phenomenon, which is still practised today. The documentation and interpretation of recent megalith building traditions is offering potential aid in the interpretatio... .... Learn More
  10. This is not a grass skirt

    This is not a grass skirt: On fibre skirts (liku) and female tattooing (veiqia) in nineteenth century Fiji [Hardback]

    Dr. Karen Jacobs(Author)

    $180.00

    ISBN: 9789088908132
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualized depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, th... .... Learn More

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