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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Lamak

    Lamak: Ritual objects in Bali [Hardback]

    Francine Brinkgreve (Author)

    £195.00

    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
  8. Egypt’s Wearable Heritage

    Egypt’s Wearable Heritage [Paperback]

    Jolanda Bos (Author)

    £45.00

    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,... .... Learn More
  9. 'Some Friends Came to See Us'

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

    Nick Stanley (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780861592067
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    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
  10. Sensitive Objects

    Sensitive Objects: Affect & Material Culture [Hardback]

    Jonas Frykman (Editor)

    £30.95

    ISBN: 9789187675669
    Published by : Nordic Academic Press
    Some objects stand out as personal and important to us. A packed suitcase, an inherited vase, the remains from a humanitarian aid package - things can induce affects. In this book the authors focus on material culture and on practice - on what aff... .... Learn More

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