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. Separate Humans

    Separate Humans: Anthropology, Ontology, Existence [Paperback]

    Albert Piette (Author)


    ISBN: 9788869770395
    Published by : Mimesis International
    This book is a theoretical essay that lays a few foundations on which to build an anthropology directly focusing on human units. In the first chapter, the author will attempt to show that the evolutionary specificity of humans constitutes an argum... .... Learn More
  2. Luxury

    Luxury: A Rich History [Hardback]

    Peter McNeil (Author); Giorgio Riello (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780199663248
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    We live in a world obsessed by luxury. Long-distance airlines compete to offer first-class sleeping experiences and hotels recommend exclusive suites where you are never disturbed. Luxury is a rapidly changing global industry that makes the headli... .... Learn More
  3. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Hardback]

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


    ISBN: 9789088905667
    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
  4. The Archaeology of Darkness

    The Archaeology of Darkness [Paperback]

    Marion Dowd (Editor); Robert Hensey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781785701917
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Through time people have lived with darkness. Archaeology shows us that over the whole human journey people have sought out dark places, for burials, for votive deposition and sometimes for retreat or religious ritual away from the wider community... .... Learn More
  5. Indian Detours

    Indian Detours: Tourism in Native North America [Paperback]

    Pieter Hovens (Editor); Mette van der Hooft (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088903366
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Series: Mededelingen van het Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde
    Volume: 45
    With tourism becoming the largest single sector of the global economy it cannot but impact traditional societies in many ways, both detrimental and beneficial. Nowhere is the history of the tourist encounter between Native peoples and Euro-America... .... Learn More
  6. Malaita

    Malaita [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)


    ISBN: 9780861592012
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Volume: 201
    Malaita traces the history and culture of a Pacific island from the 19th to 21st centuries through over 600 images drawn from the archives of the British Museum and public and private photographic collections around the world. This book explore... .... Learn More
  7. Inuit outside the Arctic

    Inuit outside the Arctic: Migration, Identity and Perceptions [Paperback]

    Tekke Klaas Terpstra (Author)


    ISBN: 9789491431876
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Circumpolar Studies
    This book first and foremost looks into experiences of Greenlanders in Denmark, and in addition offers a Canadian comparative perspective. It presents my representation of Greenlanders in Denmark/Inuit in southern Canada. It is heavily based on in... .... Learn More
  8. A Very Seductive Body Politic

    A Very Seductive Body Politic: Silvio Berlusconi in Cinema [Paperback]

    Nicoletta Marini-Maio (Author)


    ISBN: 9788857526683
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Italian Frame
    Volume: 1
    This volume maps the multilayered narratives created in cinema on and around Silvio Berlusconi as a means of exploring the age of Berlusconismo. The analysis crosses chronological and generic boundaries, stretching back to the co... .... Learn More
  9. The Salt of the Earth

    The Salt of the Earth: Ethnoarchaeology of Salt Production in Michoacan Western Mexico [Paperback]

    Eduardo Williams (Author)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £24.00

    ISBN: 9781407313801
    Published by : British Archaeological Reports
    Series: BAR S
    Volume: 2725
    The present study offers new information on salt production in Michoacán, broadening our perspectives on the role played by common salt, or sodium chloride, in the cultural development of the pre-Hispanic Tarascan state. The research on which this... .... Learn More
  10. Eight human skulls in a dung heap and more

    Eight human skulls in a dung heap and more: Ritual practice in the terp region of the northern Netherlands 600 BC - AD 300 [Hardback]

    A. Nieuwhof (Author)


    ISBN: 9789491431845
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Groningen Archaeological Studies
    Volume: 29
    The study of ritual practice in the past is an accepted part of archaeological research these days. Yet, its theoretical basis is still not fully mature. This book aims at making a contribution to the study of ritual practice inthe past by assembl... .... Learn More

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