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. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Paperback]

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

    £45.00

    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 fibre armour from the islands of Kiribati. Taking as its focus the armour found in museum collections, it investigates the historical... .... Learn More
  2. Hajj

    Hajj: Global Interactions through Pilgrimage [Hardback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)

    £150.00

    ISBN: 9789088904776
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National... .... Learn More
  3. From Belonging to Belief

    From Belonging to Belief: Modern Secularisms and the Construction of Religion in Kyrgyzstan [Paperback]

    Julie McBrien (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822965084
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    From Belonging to Belief presents a nuanced ethnographic study of Islam and secularism in post-Soviet Central Asia, as seen from the small town of Bazaar-Korgon in southern Kyrgyzstan. Opening with the juxtaposition of a statue of Lenin a... .... Learn More
  4. Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking

    Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking [Hardback]

    Arpad Szakolczai (Author); Agnes Horvath (Author)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138214484
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Contemporary Liminality
    The book starts by discussing the significance of walking for the experience of being human, including a comparative study of the language and cultures of walking. It then reviews in detail, relying on archaeology, two turning points of human hist... .... Learn More
  5. Among Herders of Inner Mongolia

    Among Herders of Inner Mongolia: The Haslund-Christensen Collection at the National Museum of Denmark [Hardback]

    Christel Braae (Author)

    £70.00

    ISBN: 9788779343955
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: The Carlsberg Foundation's Nomad Research Project
    This is a study of a unique collection of Inner Mongolian artifacts at the National Museum of Denmark. They are described, analyzed and presented in a catalogue of more than 800 items, documenting the daily life of pastoral society in and around t... .... Learn More
  6. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Paperback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £45.00

    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 marginal as the discipli... .... 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)

    £135.00

    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 marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  8. Adjusting the Lens

    Adjusting the Lens: Community and Collaborative Video in Mexico [Paperback]

    Freya Schiwy (Editor); Byrt Wammack Weber (Editor)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822964469
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Adjusting the Lens offers a detailed analysis of contemporary, independent, indigenous-language audiovisual production in Mexico and in Mexican migrant communities in the United States. The contributors relate the styles and forms of collaborative... .... Learn More
  9. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Paperback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    £35.00

    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 systematises these into war booty, confiscations b... .... Learn More
  10. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Hardback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    £100.00

    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 systematises these into war booty, confiscations b... .... Learn More

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