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. Walking into the Void: A Historical Sociology and Political Anthropology of Walking

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

    Arpad Szakolczai (Author); Agnes Horvath (Author)

    Regular Price: £30.99

    Special Price: £21.00

    ISBN: 9781138214491
    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
  2. Among Herders of Inner Mongolia

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

    Christel Braae (Author)

    £70.00

    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
  3. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Paperback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789088904462
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  4. Style and Meaning

    Style and Meaning: Essays on the anthropology of art [Hardback]

    Anthony Forge (Author); Alison Clark (Editor); Nicholas Thomas (Editor)

    £135.00

    ISBN: 9789088904479
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Pacific Presences
    Volume: 1
    Anthropology's engagement with art has a complex and uneven history. While material culture, 'decorative art', and art styles were of major significance for founding figures such as Alfred Haddon and Franz Boas, art became marginal as the discipli... .... Learn More
  5. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Paperback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9789088904394
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 3
    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscations b... .... Learn More
  6. Treasures in Trusted Hands

    Treasures in Trusted Hands: Negotiating the Future of Colonial Cultural Objects [Hardback]

    Jos van Beurden (Author)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9789088904400
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: CLUES
    Volume: 3
    This pioneering study charts the one-way traffic of cultural and historical objects during five centuries of European colonialism. It presents abundant examples of disappeared colonial objects and systematises these into war booty, confiscations b... .... Learn More
  7. Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England, c.650-1100 AD

    Burial in Later Anglo-Saxon England, c.650-1100 AD [Paperback]

    Annia Cherryson (Author); Jo Buckberry (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781785705496
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 4
    Traditionally the study of early medieval burial practices in England has focused on the furnished burials of the early Anglo-Saxon period with those of the later centuries perceived as uniform and therefore uninteresting. The last decade has see... .... Learn More
  8. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Paperback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9789088903908
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential requirement at almost all rituals in Bali. It is hung from altars and shrines at temple festivals and on festive holy days. Made usually of palm leaves, it is by nature ephemeral and it ... .... Learn More
  9. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Hardback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    £195.00

    ISBN: 9789088903915
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    A lamak is a long narrow ritual hanging that is an essential requirement at almost all rituals in Bali. It is hung from altars and shrines at temple festivals and on festive holy days. Made usually of palm leaves, it is by nature ephemeral and it ... .... Learn More
  10. 'Some Friends Came to See Us'

    'Some Friends Came to See Us': Lord Moyne's 1936 Expedition to the Asmat [Paperback]

    Nick Stanley (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780861592067
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 206
    Walter Edward Guinness (1880–1944), the first Lord Moyne, was an Anglo-Irish politician, businessman and explorer. Travelling across the globe in his private yacht in search for ethnographic material, Lord Moyne visited South Papua three times in ... .... Learn More

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