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. Matters of Belonging

    Matters of Belonging: Ethnographic Museums in a Changing Europe [Paperback]

    Wayne Modest (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor); Doris Prlić (Editor); Claudia Augustat (Editor)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9789088907777
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Matters of Belonging foregrounds critical practices within ethnographic museums in relation to their diverse stakeholders, with a special focus on collaboration with artists and differently constituted, self-identified communities. The book emerge... .... Learn More
  2. Matters of Belonging

    Matters of Belonging: Ethnographic Museums in a Changing Europe [Hardback]

    Wayne Modest (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor); Doris Prlić (Editor); Claudia Augustat (Editor)

    £90.00

    ISBN: 9789088907784
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Matters of Belonging foregrounds critical practices within ethnographic museums in relation to their diverse stakeholders, with a special focus on collaboration with artists and differently constituted, self-identified communities. The book emerge... .... Learn More
  3. Elements in Religion and Violence: Human Sacrifice: Archaeological Perspectives from around the World

    Elements in Religion and Violence: Human Sacrifice: Archaeological Perspectives from around the World [Paperback]

    Laerke Recht (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9781108728201
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Sacrifice is not simply an expression of religious beliefs. Its highly symbolic nature lends itself to various kinds of manipulation by those carrying it out, who may use the ritual in maintaining and negotiating power and identity in carefully st... .... Learn More
  4. Diverse Society Diverse Classrooms

    Diverse Society Diverse Classrooms: Critical, Creative, Cooperative and Interculturally Competent Learners and Teachers - Ready for the 21st Century [Paperback]

    Gudrun Petursdottir (Author)

    £25.50

    ISBN: 9789935243751
    Published by : University of Iceland Press
    Our classrooms are multicultural, even where there are no learners from minority ethnic backgrounds. All of our learners have different cultures: socioeconomic status, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexuality, health and other factors contribute to ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
    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
  6. 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
  7. The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages

    The Oxford Handbook of Endangered Languages [Hardback]

    Kenneth L. Rehg (Editor); Lyle Campbell (Editor)

    £115.00

    ISBN: 9780190610029
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    The endangered languages crisis is widely acknowledged among scholars who deal with languages and indigenous peoples as one of the most pressing problems facing humanity, posing moral, practical, and scientific issues of enormous proportions. Simp... .... Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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