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. Adjusting the Lens

    Adjusting the Lens: Community and Collaborative Video in Mexico [Paperback]

    Freya Schiwy (Editor); Byrt Wammack Weber (Editor)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822964469
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Adjusting the Lens offers a detailed analysis of contemporary, independent, indigenous-language audiovisual production in Mexico and in Mexican migrant communities in the United States. The contributors relate the styles and forms of collaborative... .... Learn More
  2. Desert Silver

    Desert Silver: Understanding traditional jewellery from the Middle East and North Africa [Paperback]

    Sigrid van Roode (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789080774476
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    This book is all about jewellery from the Middle East and North Africa. These objects of adornment are not just beautiful, but often carry a hidden meaning. Jewellery plays a subtle role in everyday society as communicator, messenger, protector an... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. Force of Custom, The

    Force of Custom, The: Law and the Ordering of Everyday Life in Kyrgyzstan [Paperback]

    Judith Beyer (Author)

    £22.50

    ISBN: 9780822964209
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    The Force of Custom presents a finely textured ethnographic study that sheds new light on the legal and moral ordering of everyday life in northwestern Kyrgyzstan. Through her extensive fieldwork and firsthand experience, Judith Beyer reveals how ... .... Learn More
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Egypt’s Wearable Heritage

    Egypt’s Wearable Heritage [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9789080774445
    Published by : Blikvelduitgevers Publishers
    Egypt’s Wearable Heritage combines different subjects of crafts and arts from Egypt and the West-Asian and North African region. It is a richly illustrated and colourful book on different aspects of ‘wearable heritage’, such as jewellery, costume,... .... Learn More
  8. '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
  9. Separate Humans

    Separate Humans: Anthropology, Ontology, Existence [Paperback]

    Albert Piette (Author)

    £8.00

    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
  10. 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

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