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. The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers

    The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers [Paperback]

    Vicki Cummings (Editor); Peter Jordan (Editor); Marek Zvelebil (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780198831044
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    For more than a century, the study of hunting and gathering societies has been central to the development of both archaeology and anthropology as academic disciplines, and has also generated widespread public interest and debate. The Oxford Handbo... .... 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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. The Power of Ritual in Prehistory: Secret Societies and Origins of Social Complexity

    The Power of Ritual in Prehistory: Secret Societies and Origins of Social Complexity [Hardback]

    Brian Hayden (Author)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9781108426398
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    The Power of Ritual in Prehistory is the first book in nearly a century to deal with traditional secret societies from a comparative perspective and the first from an archaeological viewpoint. Providing a clear definition, as well as the material ... .... Learn More
  4. Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore: From Medieval Times to the Present Day

    Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore: From Medieval Times to the Present Day [Paperback]

    Juliette Wood (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781350059252
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Drawing on historical sources, myth and folklore, Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore explores the roles of fantastical beasts - particularly the unicorn, the mermaid, and the dragon - in a series of thematic chapters organised according... .... 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. 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
    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
  7. 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)

    £10.00

    ISBN: 9788869771316
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    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
  8. The Dragon: Fear and Power

    The Dragon: Fear and Power [Hardback]

    Martin Arnold (Author)

    £18.00

    ISBN: 9781780238975
    Published by : REAKTION BOOKS
    Dragons are a global phenomenon, one that has troubled mankind for thousands of years. From the fire-breathing beasts of North European myth and legend to the Book of Revelation's Great Red Dragon of Hell, from those supernatural agencies of imper... .... Learn More
  9. 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
    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
  10. 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

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