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- AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 47.99
Introduction to Cultural Ecology, Third Edition, familiarizes students with the foundations of the field and provides a framework for exploring what other cultures can teach us about human/environment relationships. more...
- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 28.99
Archaeology and the Postcolonial Critique represents a synthesis of postcolonial archaeological studies from the Old and New Worlds. This volume addresses the processes of postcolonialism in light of new paradigms in contemporary academia that affect the practice of archaeology. more...
- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 84.99
This book of essays by medical anthropologists and other health social scientists examines the full measure of the disastrous global health effects of war in the contemporary world. It provides a political economic framework for assessing the war machine. more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 43.99
Jewish Responses to Persecution, 1933?1946 offers a new perspective on Holocaust history by presenting documentation that describes the manifestations and meanings of Nazi Germany's "final solution" from the Jewish perspective. This first volume, taking us from Hitler's rise to power through the aftermath of Kristallnacht , vividly reveals the... more...
- AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 48.99
Barry Lord and Gail Dexter Lord focus their two lifetimes of international experience working in the cultural sector on the challenging questions of why and how culture changes. The answer is a dynamic and fascinating discourse that sets aesthetic culture in its material, physical, social, and political context, illuminating the primary role of the... more...
- AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 57.99
Exploring Maya Ritual Caves offers a rare survey and explication of most of the known ancient Maya ritual caves in Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize. The caves were the Maya underworld, where rituals, including animal and human sacrifice, were carried out. The Maya cave cult and mythology, construction and modification of the caves, and cult art and... more...
- AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 89.99
The economy of textiles provides insight into the fabric of social relations, local and global politics, and diverse ideologies. Textile production and exchange represent a key node for the intersections of multiple aspects of ancient and modern economies, including social-class relations, gender, tourism, exchange, commerce, and transpolity relationships.... more...
- AltaMira Press 2011; US$ 54.99
Approximately 1.1 million Jewish children were murdered during the Holocaust. This book from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies tells the story of the Holocaust through the eyes, and the fates, of its youngest victims. Documents and complementary text examine the arc of persecutory policies directed... more...