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. Wearables 01

    Wearables 01: Magazine on Wearable Heritage [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos (Editor)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9789492940179
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Series: Wearables
    Volume: 1
    Wearables is an annual magazine edition, attractively illustrated, bringing together a variety of ethnographic topics on costume and jewellery traditions, placed in their cultural setting. .... Learn More
  2. African Dolls

    African Dolls: A Private Collection [Hardback]

    Jan Wychers (Author); Jolanda Bos (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9789492940162
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Series: The Private Collection Series
    Volume: 1
    This private collection of African dolls, sometimes spontaneously decorated with beadwork, are witnesses of people's hopes and beliefs. The book is richly illustrated with overviews and detailed photographs of the objects and, apart from a descrip... .... Learn More
  3. Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural Heritage Studies

    Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural Heritage Studies [Paperback]

    Sonali Gupta (Editor)

    £22.00

    ISBN: 9789492940186
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Series: Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural and Heritage Studies
    Volume: 1
    The Journal of the Himalayan Institute of Cultural and Heritage Studies is an endeavor to include research oriented articles on the Himalayas from different sections of academia which includes and is not limited to archaeology, anthropolo... .... Learn More
  4. Objects as Insights

    Objects as Insights: R.H. Codrington's Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia [Paperback]

    Nick Stanley (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780861592357
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 235
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    Robert Codrington (1830-1922) trained to be a priest at Oxford University. He volunteered to work in Nelson, New Zealand, from 1860-4 and was appointed as headmaster of the Melanesian Mission training school on Norfolk Island in 1867. He spent the... .... Learn More
  5. Objects of the Day

    Objects of the Day [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9789080774483
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    This pocket, written by Jolanda Bos, bundles a selection of objects from the Wearable Heritage Collection and features traditional jewellery items and dress from North Afrika and West Asia. The objects in the booklet are all illustrated with a per... .... Learn More
  6. 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
    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
  7. Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

    Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia [Paperback]

    Onesius O. Daeli (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088909290
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This volume is based on an anthropological fieldwork among the Asmat people for many years, and investigates the cultural significances of Asmat’s dugout canoes by using ‘symbolic and interpretive anthropology’ as theoretical framework. .... Learn More
  8. Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia

    Ci, Gender and Social Change among the Asmat of Papua, Indonesia [Hardback]

    Onesius O. Daeli (Author)

    £95.00

    ISBN: 9789088909306
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    This volume is based on an anthropological fieldwork among the Asmat people for many years, and investigates the cultural significances of Asmat’s dugout canoes by using ‘symbolic and interpretive anthropology’ as theoretical framework. .... Learn More
  9. 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)

    £45.00

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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 quarry extrac... .... Learn More
  10. 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
    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

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