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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Azan on the Moon

    Azan on the Moon: Entangling Modernity along Tajikistan's Pamir Highway [Paperback]

    Till Mostowlansky (Author)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780822964438
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Central Eurasia in Context
    Azan on the Moon is an in-depth anthropological study of people's lives along the Pamir Highway in eastern Tajikistan. Constructed in the 1930s in rugged high-altitude terrain, the road fundamentally altered the material and social fabric of this ... .... Learn More
  7. 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
  8. 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

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    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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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