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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 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$ 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...
- AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 74.99
Tracing dramatic changes in how Americans ate during the 1800s, Food and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century America argues that novelists, along with writers of cookbooks and domestic guides, helped negotiate the meaning of these changes in ways that still shape how Americans eat today. more...
- AltaMira Press 2007; US$ 29.99
Across North America, hundreds of reconstructed Oliving historyO sites, which traditionally presented history from a primarily European perspective, have hired Native staff in an attempt to communicate a broader view of the past. Playing Ourselves explores this major shift in representation, using detailed observations of five historic sites in the... more...
- AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 124.99
The Encyclopedia of Local History addresses nearly every aspect of local history, including everyday issues, theoretical approaches, and trends in the field. The second edition highlights local history practice in each U.S. state and Canadian province. more...