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The archaeology of cultures and civilizations from the Americas, to Asia, Australasia and the Pacific.

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  1. West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals

    West African Masking Traditions and Diaspora Masquerade Carnivals: History, Memory, and Transnationalism [Paperback]

    Raphael Chijioke Njoku(Author)

    $19.95

    ISBN: 9781580469845
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 88
    In the decades following the 1940s, there has been an explosion of scholarly interest in African-styled traditions and the influence of these traditions upon the African diaspora. Africanized customs within the diaspora have elicited several schol... .... Learn More
  2. Cultivating Their Own

    Cultivating Their Own: Agriculture in Western Kenya during the "Development" Era [Hardback]

    Muey C. Saeteurn(Author)

    $125.00

    ISBN: 9781580469791
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora
    Volume: Volume 90
    After more than fifty years of development, why have interventions and aid failed to yield greater poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa? Why did the agricultural development projects that were transpiring in places like Kenya during the "... .... Learn More
  3. Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

    Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter: Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles [Paperback]

    Prof. Dr. Vernon James Knight(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9789088908705
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Taboui
    Volume: 7
    This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbea... .... Learn More
  4. Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter

    Caribbean Figure Pendants: Style and Subject Matter: Anthropomorphic figure pendants of the late Ceramic Age in the Greater Antilles [Hardback]

    Prof. Dr. Vernon James Knight(Author)

    $150.00

    ISBN: 9789088908712
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Taboui
    Volume: 7
    This work synthesizes art-historical and anthropological methods in the analysis of a large corpus of indigenous figure pendants, commonly called “amulets,” from the Greater Antilles and Bahamas. Figure pendants, ubiquitous in Caribbea... .... Learn More
  5. The Mission of Apolo Kivebulaya

    The Mission of Apolo Kivebulaya: Religious Encounter & Social Change in the Great Lakes c.1865-1935 [Hardback]

    Emma Wild-Wood(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781847012463
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Apolo Kivebulaya was a practitioner of indigenous religion and a Muslim before he became in 1895 a Christian missionary from Buganda to Toro and Ituri. He is still admired as a churchman and missionary in the Anglican churches of Uganda, Congo, Ta... .... Learn More
  6. 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 most 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
  7. Australia’s Ancient Aboriginal Past

    Australia’s Ancient Aboriginal Past: A Global Perspective [Paperback]

    Murray Johnson(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781925003710
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    This book places the Aboriginal occupation of Australia within a broad framework of human evolution and habitation. The author discusses the pioneering studies that delve into the mists of antiquity, and he engages with current controversies, incl... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa

    The Crisis of Democratization in the Greater Horn of Africa: An Alternative Approach to Institutional Order in Transitional Societies [Paperback]

    Kidane Mengisteab(Editor)

    $14.95

    ISBN: 9781847012487
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    In the early 1990s, a wave of democratization swept through many African countries, but its prevailing election-centred liberal approach failed to result in sustainable democracies. Why should this be and what can be done about it? This multi-disc... .... Learn More
  10. Kitarō Nishida’s Philosophy of Life

    Kitarō Nishida’s Philosophy of Life: Thought that Resonates with Bergson and Deleuze [Paperback]

    Tatsuya Higaki(Author)

    $22.99

    ISBN: 9788869772689
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Asian Philosophical Texts
    Nishida, who was active from the end of the 19th century to the beginning of the 20th, was one of the first generation of Japanese philosophers who attempted to develop an original philosophy under the influence of (and in response to) Western phi... .... Learn More

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