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- The University of North Carolina Press 2013; US$ 29.95
How do the lives of indigenous peoples relate to the romanticized role of "Indians" in Brazilian history, politics, and cultural production? Native and National in Brazil charts this enigmatic relationship from the sixteenth century to the present, focusing on the consolidation of the dominant national imaginary in the postindependence period and... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 23.33
Inequality in Britain is on the rise. Does this matter? Should we be bothered that the rich give proportionately much less than the poor? And that only a small minority of the very wealthy are giving generously? Ninety per cent of NHS trusts are restricting routine operations. Youth unemployment is at record levels. Meanwhile, those on the Sunday... more...
- Ten Speed Press 2013; US$ 19.99
Whether you lived through the sixties and seventies or just wish you had, this revised and expanded edition of the HIPPIE DICTIONARY entertains as much as it educates. Cultural and political listings such as "Age of Aquarius," "C?ęsar Ch?░vez," and "Black Power Movement," plus popular phrases like "acid flashback," "get a grip," and "are you for real?"... more...
- Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Encountering Morocco introduces readers to life in this North African country through vivid accounts of fieldwork as personal experience and intellectual journey. We meet the contributors at diverse stages of their careers?from the unmarried researcher arriving for her first stint in the field to the seasoned fieldworker returning with spouse and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 26.99
Work With Me is the timely collaboration of two of the world?s foremost authorities on gender relations. Barbara Annis, world-renowned expert on gender issues in the workplace, and John Gray, author of the number one relationship book of all time, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus , team up to resolve the most stressful and confusing challenges... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Reflective Authenticity: Rethinking the Project of Modernity is a challenging consideration of what remains of ambitious Enlightenment ideas such as democracy, freedom and universality in the wake of relativist, postmodern thought. Do clashes over gender, race and culture mean that universal notions such as justice or rights no longer apply outside... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.95
Wine is becoming increasingly popular in the Anglophone world and there are many books available which describe how and where it is made. However, none address the fundamental questions of different structures of production and how the consumer relates to the product ? this book is the first to do just that. Wine and Society: the cultural and social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 335.00
Boasting more than 970 alphabetically-arranged entries, the Encyclopedia of Contemporary British Culture surveys British cultural practices and icons in the latter half of the twentieth century. It examines high and popular culture and encompasses both institutional and alternative aspects of British culture. It provides insight into the whole spectrum... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
This pioneering collection engages with recent research in different areas of the archaeological discipline to bring together case-studies of the household material culture from later prehistoric and classical periods. The book provides a comprehensive and accessible study for students into the material records of past households, aiding wider understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The Myth of the Lazy Native is Syed Hussein Alatas? widely acknowledged critique of the colonial construction of Malay, Filipino and Javanese natives from the 16 th to the 20 th century. Drawing on the work of Karl Mannheim and the sociology of knowledge, Alatas analyses the origins and functions of such myths in the creation and reinforcement... more...