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. The Homeric Gods

    The Homeric Gods [Paperback]

    Walter Friedrich Otto (Author)


    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
  2. Queer Crossings

    Queer Crossings [Paperback]

    Silvia Antosa (Editor)


    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
  3. Bodies in Conflict

    Bodies in Conflict [Hardback]

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

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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
  4. Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens

    Envy and Jealousy in Classical Athens [Hardback]

    Ed Sanders (Author)

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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
  5. 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)


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    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
  6. Violence and Civilization

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

    Roderick Campbell (Editor)


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    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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Metamorphosis of Heads, The

    Metamorphosis of Heads, The: Textual Struggles, Education, and Land in the Andes [Paperback]

    Denise Arnold (Author); Juan de Dios Yapita (Author)


    ISBN: 9780822962748
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Illuminations
    Since the days of the Spanish Conquest, the indigenous populations of Andean Bolivia have struggled to preserve their textile-based writings. This struggle continues today, both in schools and within the larger culture. The Metamorphosis of Heads ... .... Learn More
  10. Global Ancestors

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

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

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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

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