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. Fighting Fibres

    Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections [Hardback]

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

    £135.00

    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 histo... .... Learn More
  2. The Archaeology of Darkness

    The Archaeology of Darkness [Paperback]

    Marion Dowd (Editor); Robert Hensey (Editor)

    £32.00

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    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
  3. Indian Detours

    Indian Detours: Tourism in Native North America [Paperback]

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

    £40.00

    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
  4. Malaita

    Malaita [Paperback]

    Ben Burt (Author)

    £40.00

    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
  5. A Very Seductive Body Politic

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

    Nicoletta Marini-Maio (Author)

    £8.50

    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
  6. 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)

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    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
  7. Why Haiti Needs New Narratives

    Why Haiti Needs New Narratives [Paperback]

    Gina Athena Ulysse (Author); Robin D.G. Kelley (Other)

    £20.50

    ISBN: 9780819575456
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Mainstream news coverage of the catastrophic earthquake of January 12, 2010, reproduced longstanding narratives of Haiti and stereotypes of Haitians. Cognizant that this Haiti, as it exists in the public sphere, is a rhetorically and graphically i... .... Learn More
  8. The Archaeology of Cremation

    The Archaeology of Cremation: Burned Human Remains in Funerary Studies [Paperback]

    Tim Thompson (Editor)

    £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781782978480
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 8
    Human societies have disposed of their dead in a variety of ways. However, while considerable attention has been paid to bodies that were buried, comparatively little work has been devoted to understanding the nature of cremated remains, despite t... .... Learn More
  9. Re-Collecting Black Hawk

    Re-Collecting Black Hawk: Landscape, Memory, and Power in the American Midwest [Hardback]

    Nicholas Brown (Author); Sarah E. Kanouse (Author)

    £35.00

    ISBN: 9780822944379
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Culture Politics & the Built Environment
    The name Black Hawk permeates the built environment in the upper Midwestern United States. It has been appropriated for everything from fitness clubs to used car dealerships. Makataimeshekiakiak, the Sauk Indian war leader whose name loosely trans... .... Learn More
  10. Crime And Custom In Savage Society

    Crime And Custom In Savage Society [Paperback]

    Bronislaw Malinowski (Author)

    £9.00

    ISBN: 9788857523965
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Volume: 1
    This book is one of the most important works of modern anthropology. Starting from his studies of the Melanesian society on the Trobriand Islands off New Guinea, Malinowski describes and examines the ways in which Trobriand Islanders structure and... .... Learn More

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