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. Fingerprinting the Iron Age: Approaches to identity in the European Iron Age

    Fingerprinting the Iron Age: Approaches to identity in the European Iron Age: Integrating South-Eastern Europe into the debate [Hardback]

    Cătălin Nicolae Popa (Editor); Simon Stoddart (Editor)

    Regular Price: £48.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781782976752
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Archaeology has long dealt with issues of identity, and especially with ethnicity, with modern approaches emphasising dynamic and fluid social construction. The archaeology of the Iron Age in particular has engendered much debate on the topic of e... .... Learn More
  2. Death and Changing Rituals

    Death and Changing Rituals: Function and meaning in ancient funerary practices [Hardback]

    J. Rasmus Brandt (Editor); Håkon Roland (Editor); Marina Prusac (Editor)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9781782976394
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 7
    The forms by which a deceased person may be brought to rest are as many as there are causes of death. In most societies the disposal of the corpse is accompanied by some form of celebration or ritual which may range from a simple act of deportment... .... Learn More
  3. The Homeric Gods

    The Homeric Gods [Paperback]

    Walter Friedrich Otto (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9788857523996
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Anthropology
    Volume: 1
    In many respects, this book is considered to be the best guide ever written on Homeric religion. The analysis by W. F. Otto, while being very careful in terms of interpretation, denotes an open consonance of the author with the spirit - sometimes ... .... Learn More
  4. Nation And/Or Homeland

    Nation And/Or Homeland [Paperback]

    Ivano Cavallini (Editor)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9788857512433
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Music
    How was national consciousness developed? The present book aims to investigate such matter trough a series of different case studies, in which the terms nation, homeland and people have been applied. This Romantic lexicon identifies similar conce... .... Learn More
  5. Wor(L)ds In Progress

    Wor(L)ds In Progress [Paperback]

    Alessandra Di Maio (Author)

    £11.00

    ISBN: 9788884837783
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    In the contemporary world, the figure of the migrant, moving across spaces, cultures and languages, has acquired unprecedented centrality. Migrants have transformed the ways of representing and narrating the transnational world in which they live,... .... Learn More
  6. Queer Crossings

    Queer Crossings [Paperback]

    Silvia Antosa (Editor)

    £12.50

    ISBN: 9788857509396
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Sociology
    The past decade has witnessed a proliferation of writings on queer theories and practices. Drawing together established and emerging scholars in the field, this volume offers a broad, transdisciplinary and international approach to queer studies. ... .... Learn More
  7. Bodies in Conflict

    Bodies in Conflict [Hardback]

    Paul Cornish (Editor); Nicholas J. Saunders (Editor)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9780415834223
    Published by : Routledge
    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these deve... .... Learn More
  8. Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens

    Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Ed Sanders (Author)

    Regular Price: £65.00

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    ISBN: 9780199897728
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Emotions vary between cultures, especially in their eliciting conditions, social acceptability, forms of expression, and co-extent of terminology. Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens examines the sensation, expression, and literary representatio... .... Learn More
  9. Medicine, Healing and Performance

    Medicine, Healing and Performance [Paperback]

    Effie Gemi-Iordanou (Editor); Stephen Gordon (Editor); Robert Matthew (Editor); Ellen McInnes (Editor); Rhiannon Pettitt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £36.00

    Special Price: £9.95

    ISBN: 9781782971580
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Whether it is the binding of shattered bones or the creation of herbal remedies, human agency is a central feature of the healing process. Both archaeological and anthropological research has contributed much to our understanding of the performati... .... Learn More
  10. Violence and Civilization

    Violence and Civilization: Studies of Social Violence in History and Prehistory [Paperback]

    Roderick Campbell (Editor)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9781782976202
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Joukowsky Institute Publication
    Volume: 4
    This collection of essays begins with the premise that violence, in its relationship to order, is a central element of history. Taking a broad definition of violence, including structural and symbolic violence, the contributions move beyond the pr... .... Learn More

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