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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 81.00
Somalia, the Horn of Africa nation, is finally recovering from recent wars and famine. Written by a native Somali, Culture and Customs of Somalia gives students and interested readers an in-depth look at the land and people, past and present. It is the only accessible, comprehensive, and up-to-date general reference on this country. Somalia was once... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 35.00
The study of borders has recently undergone significant transitions, reflecting changes in the functions of boundaries themselves, as the world political map has experienced transformations. In the interplay with other categories of difference like class, race, ethnicity, and religion, gender plays a major role in giving meaning to different forms... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
David Abram?s first book, The Spell of the Sensuous ?hailed as ?revolutionary? by the Los Angeles Times, as ?daring and truly original? by Science ?has become a classic of environmental literature. Now Abram returns with a startling exploration of our human entanglement with the rest of nature. As the climate veers toward catastrophe, the innumerable... more...
- Routledge 1998; US$ 47.95
This collection examines the conflicts and realities of development at a local, empirical level. It provides a series of case studies which illuminate the attitudes and actions all of those involved in local development schemes. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 20.00
Over twenty years of civil war in predominantly Christian Southern Sudan has forced countless people from their homes. Transforming Displaced Women in Sudan examines the lives of women who have forged a new community in a shantytown on the outskirts of Khartoum, the largely Muslim, heavily Arabized capital in the north of the country. ... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95
A fully annotated edition of a classic work detailing the cultures of five southeastern American Indian tribes during the Contact Period. James Adair was an Englishman who lived and traded among the southeastern Indians for more than 30 years, from 1735 to 1768. During that time he covered the territory from the Appalachian Mountains to the... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 125.00
Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... more...
- Left Coast Press 2011; US$ 34.95
Motivated by the death of his partner, Adams seeks to redefine the closet as a relational construct between all people and all sexualities. The closet is explored at each stage—entering it, inhabiting it, and coming out of it—and strategies are offered for reframing difficult closet experiences. Adams makes use of interviews, personal... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2008; US$ 109.95
An anthropological study of food. It focuses on taste and flavour using an original interpretation of Alfred Gell's theory of the 'art nexus'. Grounded in ethnography, it explores the notion of cooking as an embodied skill and artistic practice. It examines the integral role and concept of 'flavour' in everyday life. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Egypt?s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali?s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a semi-urban community, which became an integral part... more...