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- Fremantle Press 2011; US$ 12.99
Based on more than 60 personal interviews and supported by scholarly research, this book shows the varied attitudes and approaches that make up the rich experience of living with disability in a changing society. Covering Down syndrome from conception to old age, this historical analysis touches upon a variety of themes, including education, friendship,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
Drawing on ethno-anthropological fieldwork, this book considers issues of identity and belonging in Europe from a consciously emic perspective. The book explores issues such as borders, migration, economic organization, heritage, and the politics and practice of developing cultural understanding. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
Drawing on anthropological fieldwork, this book presents case studies illustrating the re-conceptualization of heritages and traditions in selected locations in Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. The authors review the importance of oral traditions as markers of identity and consider competing narratives of heritage in postcolonial societies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
This book discusses the history and contemporary practice of studying cultures 'at home', by examining Europe's regional or 'small' ethnologies of the past, present and future. With the rise of nationalism and independence in Europe, ethnologies have often played a major role in the nation-building process. The contributors to this book offer case... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
A Companion to the Anthropology of Europe offers a survey of contemporary Europeanist anthropology and European ethnology, and a guide to emerging trends in this geographical field of research. Providing a synthesis of the different traditions and contemporary approaches, the book is both thematic and fully cross-European in its approach. Provides... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62
A Companion to Heritage Studies is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art survey of the interdisciplinary study of cultural heritage. Outlines the key themes of research, including cultural preservation, environmental protection, world heritage and tourism, ethics, and human rights Accessibly organized into a substantial framework-setting essay... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 129.00
From the complexity of the foreign exchange market and related decision problems, the author derives the necessity to use tools from machine learning and artificial intelligence, and to combine such methods with sophisticated financial modeling techniques. more...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 290.00
This serial is firmly established as an extensive documentation of the advances in contemporary brain research. Each volume presents authoritative reviews and original articles by invited specialists. This volume concentrates on coma and consciousness science. presenting articles from leading figures in the area on the clinical and ethical implications... more...