Anthropology

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)

    £19.00

    ISBN: 9789492940100
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
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    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 personal adornment in ... .... Learn More
  2. Ecology of a Tool

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

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

    Regular Price: £45.00

    Special Price: £36.00

    ISBN: 9781789253863
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Archéo Logiques
    Volume: 8
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    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 quarry extraction ... .... Learn More
  3. The Native Greenlander

    The Native Greenlander: Folktales of Greenland [Paperback]

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

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780996748087
    Published by : International Polar Institute
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    This volume of folk tales collected by Heinrich Rink, by native Greenlanders, is the translation of the first book printed in Greenland. Rink began his career as an administrator based at the Moravian mission at Godthaab, on the southwest coast of... .... Learn More
  4. Megalithic Monuments and Social Structures

    Megalithic Monuments and Social Structures: Comparative Studies on Recent and Funnel Beaker Societies [Paperback]

    Maria Wunderlich (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789088907869
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Scales of Transformation
    Volume: 5
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    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 interpretation of prehistoric... .... Learn More
  5. Megalithic Monuments and Social Structures

    Megalithic Monuments and Social Structures: Comparative Studies on Recent and Funnel Beaker Societies [Hardback]

    Maria Wunderlich (Author)

    £195.00

    ISBN: 9789088907876
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Scales of Transformation
    Volume: 5
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    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 interpretation of prehistoric... .... Learn More
  6. 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]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088908125
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garme... .... Learn More
  7. 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]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088908132
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The Pacific ‘grass skirt’ has provoked debates about the demeaning and sexualised depiction of Pacific bodies. While these stereotypical portrayals associated with ‘nakedness’ are challenged in this book, the complex uses and meanings of the garme... .... Learn More
  8. Matters of Belonging

    Matters of Belonging: Ethnographic Museums in a Changing Europe [Paperback]

    Wayne Modest (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor); Doris Prlić (Editor); Claudia Augustat (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9789088907777
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    Matters of Belonging foregrounds critical practices within ethnographic museums in relation to their diverse stakeholders, with a special focus on collaboration with artists and differently constituted, self-identified communities. The book emerge... .... Learn More
  9. Matters of Belonging

    Matters of Belonging: Ethnographic Museums in a Changing Europe [Hardback]

    Wayne Modest (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor); Doris Prlić (Editor); Claudia Augustat (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789088907784
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Matters of Belonging foregrounds critical practices within ethnographic museums in relation to their diverse stakeholders, with a special focus on collaboration with artists and differently constituted, self-identified communities. The book emerge... .... Learn More
  10. Paint it, Black

    Paint it, Black: A biography of kohl containers [Hardback]

    Jolanda Bos (Author)

    £49.50

    ISBN: 9789492940070
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
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    Paint it, Black covers the remarkable history of kohl containers from the Early Bronze Age to the present day, including ancient Egypt, ancient Persia, the culture of the Early Islamic Period and the present-day cultures of North Africa and West A... .... Learn More

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