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. A Very Seductive Body Politic

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

    Nicoletta Marini-Maio (Author)


    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
  2. 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

    Special Price: £24.00

    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
  3. 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)


    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
  4. Why Haiti Needs New Narratives

    Why Haiti Needs New Narratives [Paperback]

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


    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
  5. The Archaeology of Cremation

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

    Tim Thompson (Editor)


    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
  6. Crime And Custom In Savage Society

    Crime And Custom In Savage Society [Paperback]

    Bronislaw Malinowski (Author)


    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
  7. Trophies, Relics and Curios?

    Trophies, Relics and Curios? [Paperback]

    Karen Jacobs (Editor); Chantal Knowles (Editor); Chris Wingfield (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088902710
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The British Missionary movement, which began in earnest in the early 19th century, was one of the most extraordinary movements of the last two centuries, radically transforming the lives of people in large parts of the globe, including in Europe i... .... Learn More
  8. Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels

    Foragers, Farmers and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve [Hardback]

    Ian Morris (Author)

    Regular Price: £24.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9780691160399
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But most people who lived during the 10,000 years before the nineteenth century thought just the opposite. Drawing on arc... .... Learn More
  9. Hajj

    Hajj [Paperback]

    Luitgard Mols (Editor); Marjo Buitelaar (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088902857
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Volume: 43
    Every year, in the last month of the Islamic calendar, millions of Muslims from around the world come together in Mecca to perform the Hajj, the pilgrimage that all capable Muslims should perform at least once in their lives. In 2013, the National... .... Learn More
  10. Mercados de la Mixteca

    Mercados de la Mixteca [Paperback]

    Laura Van Broekhoven (Author)

    ISBN: 9789088902895
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Los mercados de la Mixteca son colectividades vibrantes y dinámicas que funcionan y forman parte del macrocontexto de la globalización, desde el consumismo hasta el movimiento mundial de productos y personas. Por lo general, la historia económic... .... Learn More

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