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. Luxury

    Luxury: A Rich History [Hardback]

    Peter McNeil (Author); Giorgio Riello (Author)

    Regular Price: £25.00

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    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
  2. 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 historical... .... Learn More
  3. The Archaeology of Darkness

    The Archaeology of Darkness [Paperback]

    Marion Dowd (Editor); Robert Hensey (Editor)

    Regular Price: £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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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

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    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
  8. Why Haiti Needs New Narratives

    Why Haiti Needs New Narratives [Paperback]

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

    £27.00

    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 ... .... Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Re-Collecting Black Hawk

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

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

    £34.50

    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

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