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. The River: Peoples and Histories of the Omo-Turkana Area

    The River: Peoples and Histories of the Omo-Turkana Area [Paperback]

    Timothy Clack(Editor); Marcus Brittain(Editor)

    $64.00

    ISBN: 9781789690330
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    The Omo-Turkana area is unlike any place on earth. Spanning parts of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya, the area is today home to a unique diversity of peoples and cultures. Extraordinary fossil finds from the locale have illuminated... .... Learn More
  2. 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
  3. Women on the verge of Jihad

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

    Anna Zizola(Author); Paolo Maria Inghilleri(Author)

    $14.00

    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
  4. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Paperback]

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

    $65.00

    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... .... Learn More
  5. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Hardback]

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

    $195.00

    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... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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 margina... .... Learn More
  8. 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 margina... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. 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

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