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  1. Land, Investment & Politics

    Land, Investment & Politics: Reconfiguring Eastern Africa's Pastoral Drylands [Hardback]

    Jeremy Lind(Editor); Doris Okenwa(Editor); Ian Scoones(Editor); Adriana Blache(Contributor); Ahmed M. Musa(Contributor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781847012524
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: African Issues
    Volume: 46
    More than ever before, the gaze of global investment has been directed to the drylands of Africa, but what does this mean for these regions' pastoralists and other livestock-keepers and their livelihoods? Will those who have occupied drylands over... .... Learn More
  2. Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society

    Manhood, Morality & the Transformation of Angolan Society: MPLA Veterans & Post-war Dynamics [Hardback]

    John Spall(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781847012500
    Published by : James Currey
    Between 1975 and 2002 Angola underwent a very destructive civil war, in which much of the non-elite male population was conscripted into one or other of the contending armies, the country urbanised very rapidly, and colonial-era political and mora... .... Learn More
  3. Ecology of a Tool

    Ecology of a Tool: The ground stone axes of Irian Jaya (Indonesia) [Hardback]

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

    $60.00

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    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 whole manufacturing chaînes opératoires of polished stone felling tools, from quarr... .... Learn More
  4. A Stranger in the House

    A Stranger in the House: The Crossroads III [Hardback]

    Jana Mynářová(Editor); Marwan Kilani(Editor); Sergio Alivernini(Editor)

    $89.00

    ISBN: 9788073089283
    Published by : Czech Institute of Egyptology
    The Crossroads III – A Stranger in the House. Foreigners in Ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern Societies of the Bronze Age conference has been held at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Prague) between September 10 and 13, 2018. The mai... .... Learn More
  5. Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi

    Archaeology and Oral Tradition in Malawi: Origins and Early History of the Chewa [Hardback]

    Yusuf Juwayeyi(Author); Yusuf M. Juwayeyi(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781847012531
    Published by : James Currey
    The Chewa are the largest ethnic group in Malawi, representing a third of the population of approximately 19 million, and their language - Chichewa - is Malawi's national language. Yet the last book on the history of this group was published in 19... .... Learn More
  6. Gender (&) Design

    Gender (&) Design: Positions on Gendering in Design Cultures [Paperback]

    Tom Bieling(Editor)

    $35.99

    ISBN: 9788869772429
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Design Meanings
    In its entire range of media and product worlds, Design is decisively involved in the cultural production and distribution of related images and interpretations of gender. This anthology examines why this is the case and what happens when it is ch... .... Learn More
  7. 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 varied array of dama... .... Learn More
  8. The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa

    The Political Economy of Everyday Life in Africa: Beyond the Margins [Paperback]

    Wale Adebanwi(Editor); Adigun Agbaje(Contributor); Anne-Maria Makhulu(Contributor); Celestin Monga(Contributor); David Pratten(Contributor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781847012449
    Published by : James Currey
    What are the fundamental issues, processes, agency and dynamics that shape the political economy of life in modern Africa? In this book, the contributors - experts in anthropology, history, political science, economics, conflict and peace studies,... .... Learn More
  9. The Native Greenlander

    The Native Greenlander: Folktales of Greenland [Paperback]

    Heinrich Rink(Editor); Aron of Kangeq(Illustrator)

    $20.00

    ISBN: 9780996748087
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    The remarkable oral tradition of the Inuit, unaffected by few outside influences, is traced through their history on the land and addresses both spirtual and cultural practices. Many of the stories describe the clashes between the Norse and the In... .... Learn More
  10. Death and Changing Rituals

    Death and Changing Rituals: Function and meaning in ancient funerary practices [Paperback]

    J. Rasmus Brandt(Editor); Håkon Roland(Editor); Marina Prusac(Editor)

    $49.99

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    ISBN: 9781789253818
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 7
    The forms by which a deceased person may be brought to rest are as many as there are causes of death. In most societies the disposal of the corpse is accompanied by some form of celebration or ritual which may range from a simple act of deportment... .... Learn More

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