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. Robert Codrington's Ethnographic Collections from Melanesia

    Robert 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
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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 extraction ... .... Learn More
  6. 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
  7. 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
    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
  8. 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
    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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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