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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
    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 bo... .... Learn More
  6. 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
    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
  7. Paint it, Black

    Paint it, Black: A biography of kohl containers [Hardback]

    Jolanda Bos (Author)

    £49.50

    ISBN: 9789492940070
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Paint it, Black covers the remarkable history of kohl containers from the Early Bronze Age to the present day, including ancient Egypt, ancient Persia, the culture of the Early Islamic Period and the present-day cultures of North Africa and West A... .... Learn More
  8. 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
    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
  9. Legacy Cities

    Legacy Cities: Continuity and Change amid Decline and Revival [Hardback]

    J. Rosie Tighe (Editor); Stephanie Ryberg-Webster (Editor)

    £35.50

    ISBN: 9780822945635
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Legacy cities, also commonly referred to as shrinking, or post-industrial cities, are places that have experienced sustained population loss and economic contraction. In the United States, legacy cities are those that are largely within the Rust B... .... Learn More
  10. Open Invitation, The

    Open Invitation, The: Activist Video, Mexico, and the Politics of Affect [Hardback]

    Freya Schiwy (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780822965749
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    The Open Invitation explores the relationship between prefigurative politics and activist video. Schiwy analyzes activist videos from the 2006 uprising in Oaxaca, the Zapatista’s Other Campaign, as well as collaborative and community video from t... .... Learn More

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