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- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 65.95
This book draws upon anthropology, feminism and postmodernism to offer a penetrating and challenging study of how gender operates. The book offers a radical critique of much of the recent writing on and by men and raises important questions about emodiment, agency and the variety of masculine styles. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 39.00
In both South and Southeast Asia, many upland groups make a living through various combinations of foraging and hunting. This book uses a series of detailed comparative case-studies to re-evaluate forager-trader groups and place them within the surrounding political, economic and social worlds of South and Southeast Asia. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 51.00
Using approaches from several disciplines, Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from when they were drawn into the Niger trade (around 1300 AD) until the twentieth century establishment of British overrule. Stahl argues for closer integration of archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 38.00
A Global History of Indigenous Peoples examines the history of the indigenous/tribal peoples of the world. The work spans the period from the pivotal migrations which saw the peopling of the world, examines the processes by which tribal peoples established themselves as separate from surplus-based and more material societies, and considers the impact... more...
- Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95
During the long dry season, Tupuri men and women in northern Cameroon gather in gurna camps outside their villages to learn the songs that will be performed at widely attended celebrations to honor the year's dead. The gurna provides a space for them to join together in solidarity to care for their cattle, ... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 31.81
Australian Aboriginals taught themselves thousands of years ago how to build a sustainable society in our fragile landscape. In a unique collaboration, a Swedish knowledge management professor finds out from an Aboriginal cultural custodian how they did it, and what we can learn from them. more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 136.00
This book presents the most important findings of recent historical research on Ladakh in the Indian Himalaya. It draws on contributions from historians, art historians, linguists and anthropologists to provide a much richer view of the region?s past than was previously available. more...