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. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Hardback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)


    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
  2. Egypt’s Wearable Heritage

    Egypt’s Wearable Heritage [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos (Author)


    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
  3. 'Some Friends Came to See Us'

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

    Nick Stanley (Author)


    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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