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 Phallus and the Mask

    The Phallus and the Mask: The Patriarchal Unconscious of Psychoanalysis [Paperback]

    Marina de Carneri (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869771385
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Psychology
    Psychoanalysts of all schools have generally dismissed and sometimes openly disapproved feminism and its critique of male universalism. While other disciplines, like sociology and anthropology, have welcomed the contributions of feminist theory, p... .... Learn More
  2. 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)


    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
  3. 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)


    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
  4. 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)


    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
  5. 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)


    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
  6. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Paperback]

    Julie Adams (Editor); Polly Bence (Editor); Alison Clark (Editor)


    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
  7. Hajj

    Hajj: Global Interactions through Pilgrimage [Hardback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088904776
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National... .... Learn More
  8. From Belonging to Belief

    From Belonging to Belief: Modern Secularisms and the Construction of Religion in Kyrgyzstan [Paperback]

    Julie McBrien (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822965084
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    From Belonging to Belief presents a nuanced ethnographic study of Islam and secularism in post-Soviet Central Asia, as seen from the small town of Bazaar-Korgon in southern Kyrgyzstan. Opening with the juxtaposition of a statue of Lenin a... .... Learn More
  9. Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking

    Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking [Hardback]

    Arpad Szakolczai (Author); Agnes Horvath (Author)

    Regular Price: £115.00

    Special Price: £75.00

    ISBN: 9781138214484
    Published by : Routledge
    Series: Contemporary Liminality
    The book starts by discussing the significance of walking for the experience of being human, including a comparative study of the language and cultures of walking. It then reviews in detail, relying on archaeology, two turning points of human hist... .... Learn More
  10. Among Herders of Inner Mongolia

    Among Herders of Inner Mongolia: The Haslund-Christensen Collection at the National Museum of Denmark [Hardback]

    Christel Braae (Author)


    ISBN: 9788779343955
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: The Carlsberg Foundation's Nomad Research Project
    This is a study of a unique collection of Inner Mongolian artifacts at the National Museum of Denmark. They are described, analyzed and presented in a catalogue of more than 800 items, documenting the daily life of pastoral society in and around t... .... Learn More

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