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. Tangible Whispers, Neglected Encounters

    Tangible Whispers, Neglected Encounters: Histories of East-West Artistic Dialogues, 1350-1904 [Paperback]

    Marco Musillo (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771552
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Art
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    The relationship between East and West remains a topic of burning timeliness, particularly in its political dimension. Yet, we can gain a complete understanding of the current tensions only if we consider them within a broader historical framework... .... Learn More
  2. The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism

    The Mediterranean as a Source of Cultural Criticism: Myth, Literature, and Anthropology [Paperback]

    Andrea Benedetti (Editor); Ulrich van Loyen (Editor)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9788869771361
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
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    The essays contained in this volume explore the historical trajectories along which the Mediterranean has been conceptualized as a cultural, religious and economical resource and how these various aspects are intertwined. While staying clear of a ... .... 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)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9788869771316
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
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    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. 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)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771378
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Literature
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    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
  5. The Phallus and the Mask

    The Phallus and the Mask: The Patriarchal Unconscious of Psychoanalysis [Paperback]

    Marina de Carneri (Author)

    £12.00

    ISBN: 9788869771385
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Psychology
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    Psychoanalysts from all schools – even when they are women – have often dismissed and sometimes openly disapproved of feminism and its critique of male universalism. While other disciplines, like sociology and anthropology, have welcomed the contr... .... Learn More
  6. A&P N.12

    A&P N.12: Anthropology and Philosophy? International Multidisciplinary Journal [Paperback]

    Mariano L. Bianca (Editor); Luca Malatesti (Editor); Paolo Piccari (Editor)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9788869770944
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: A&P
    Volume: Volume 12 - 2015/2016
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    A&P is a multidiscilinary journal which gathers international scholars and thinkers to analyse the latest debates in the field of philosophy and anthropology. .... Learn More
  7. Brill's Companion to Classics and Early Anthropology

    Brill's Companion to Classics and Early Anthropology

    Emily Varto (Editor)

    £180.00

    ISBN: 9789004249363
    Published by : Brill
    The chapters in Brill’s Companion to Classics and Early Anthropology explore key points of interaction between classics and anthropology from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Ancient Greece and Rome played varying roles in early anthro... .... Learn More
  8. Living with the Gods: 40,000 Years of Peoples, Objects and Beliefs

    Living with the Gods: 40,000 Years of Peoples, Objects and Beliefs [Hardback]

    Neil MacGregor (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9780241308295
    Published by : Penguin Books Ltd
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    A panoramic exploration of peoples, objects and beliefs over 40,000 years from the celebrated author of A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germany, following the new BBC Radio 4 documentary and British Museum exhibition. Available for pre-o... .... Learn More
  9. Upper Egypt

    Upper Egypt: Life Along the Nile [Paperback]

    Nicholas S. Hopkins (Author)

    £12.95

    ISBN: 9788787334525
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Upper Egypt: Life along the Nile describes life in the southern part of Egypt in the twentieth century. The book represents some of the most recent social and cultural research in the area, and it focuses on aspects of Egypt that tend to ... .... Learn More
  10. Ritual, Play and Belief, in Evolution and Early Human Societies

    Ritual, Play and Belief, in Evolution and Early Human Societies [Hardback]

    Colin Renfrew (Editor); Iain Morley (Editor); Michael Boyd (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781107143562
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The origins of religion and ritual in humans have been the focus of centuries of thought in archaeology, anthropology, theology, evolutionary psychology and more. Play and ritual have many aspects in common, and ritual is a key component of the ea... .... Learn More

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