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. Creating Authenticity

    Creating Authenticity: Authentication Processes in Ethnographic Museums [Paperback]

    Alexander Geurds (Editor); Laura Van Broekhoven (Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088902055
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Volume: 42
    ‘Authenticity’ and authentication is at the heart of museums’ concerns in displays, objects, and interaction with visitors. These notions have formed a central element in early thought on culture and collecting. Nineteenth century-explorers, commi... .... Learn More
  2. Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia

    Rainforest Foraging and Farming in Island Southeast Asia [Hardback]

    G. Barker (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781902937540
    Published by : McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research
    The cathedral-like Niah Caves of Sarawak (Borneo) have iconic status in the archaeology of Southeast Asia, because the excavations by Tom and Barbara Harrisson in the 1950s and 1960s revealed the longest sequence of human occupati... .... Learn More
  3. Global Ancestors

    Global Ancestors: Understanding the Shared Humanity of our Ancestors [Paperback]

    Rebecca Redfern (Editor); Jelena Bekvalac (Editor); Heather Bonney (Editor); Margaret Clegg (Editor)

    Regular Price: £32.00

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    ISBN: 9781842175330
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Global Ancestors is a collection of papers which reflect on modern museological responses to the often complex and emotive relationship that people have with the ancestors and objects which they created. Set out in three broad themes, the first co... .... Learn More
  4. The Meaning of Ice

    The Meaning of Ice [Hardback]

    Andrew R. Mahoney (Editor); Joe Mello Leavitt (Editor); Henry Huntington (Editor); Lene Kielsen Holm (Editor); Shari Fox Gearheard (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780982170397
    Published by : International Polar Institute
    The Meaning of Ice celebrates Arctic sea ice as it is seen and experienced by the Inuit, Iñupiat, and Inughuit, who for generations have lived with it and thrived on what it offers. With extensive details offered through their own drawings and wri... .... Learn More
  5. Engendering Objects

    Engendering Objects [Paperback]

    Anna-Karina Hermkens (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088901454
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Engendering objects explores social and cultural dynamics among Maisin people in Collingwood Bay (Papua New Guinea) through the lens of material culture. Focusing upon the visually stimulating decorated barkcloths that are used as male and female ... .... Learn More
  6. Rural Capitalist Development in The Jordan Valley

    Rural Capitalist Development in The Jordan Valley [Paperback]

    Mohamed F. Tarawneh (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900891
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    The case of Deir Alla is a social and economic case study of developing Third World agriculture. The study is based upon historical sources, contemporary public information with statistics, and field work in the Jordanian village of Deir Alla. Thi... .... Learn More
  7. Melanesia

    Melanesia [Hardback]

    Nicholas Thomas (Author); Elizabeth Bonshek (Author); Julie Adams (Author); Lissant Bolton (Editor); Ben Burt (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780714125961
    Published by : British Museum Press
    The British Museums uniquely important Melanesian collection is pre-eminent among early collections, and the 20,000 items it comprises are core to understanding the cultures of the western Pacific. The extraordinary art styles represented, from gr... .... Learn More
  8. Surfaces

    Surfaces: A History [Hardback]

    Joseph Anthony Amato (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780520272774
    Published by : University of California Press
    Human beings are surrounded by surfaces: from our skin to faces, to the walls and streets of our homes and cities, to the images, books, and screens of our cultures and civilizations, to the natural world and what we imagine beyond. In this though... .... Learn More
  9. Collecting Kamoro

    Collecting Kamoro [Paperback]

    Karen Jacobs (Author)


    ISBN: 9789088900884
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    Volume: 40
    The story of ethnographic collecting is one of cross-cultural encounters. This book focuses on collecting encounters in the Kamoro region of Papua from the earliest collections made in 1828 until 2011. Exploring the links between representation an... .... Learn More
  10. Present Past

    Present Past [Paperback]

    Ian Hodder (Author)


    ISBN: 9781781591727
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    A reprint of Hodder's classic 1982 work which aimed to introduce the archaeologist to ethnographical and anthropological methods and concepts, exploring the proper use of analogy in archaeological theory. A new preface offers thoughts on the devel... .... Learn More

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