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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This volume is a reassessment of Malinowski's work by a group of his former pupils and colleagues. A frank evaluation, not a eulogy, it examines the real and lasting importance of Malinowski's contribution to a range of subjects. more...
Disinformation Guide to Ancient Aliens, Lost Civilizations, Astonishing Archaeology and Hidden HistoryRed Wheel Weiser 2013; US$ 21.95
*Previously published as Underground! Where did "modern" civilization begin? What lies beneath the waves? Do myths describe interstellar impact? How'd they lift that stone? Was the Ark of the Covenant a mechanical device? Were there survivors of an Atlantean catastrophe? Who really discovered the "New" World? "Hidden history" continues to fascinate... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 27.00
Behind the Beautiful Forevers, based on years of uncompromising reporting, carries the reader headlong into one of the twenty-first century?s hidden worlds?and into the hearts of families impossible to forget. Winner of the National Book Award | The PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award | The Los Angeles Times Book Prize | The American Academy... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 15.99
A sharp-witted knockdown of America?s love affair with positive thinking and an urgent call for a new commitment to realism Americans are a ?positive? people?cheerful, optimistic, and upbeat: this is our reputation as well as our self-image. But more than a temperament, being positive, we are told, is the key to success and prosperity. In this... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Offering insight and equal consideration into the societies of the "civilized" and "uncivilized" world, Europe and the People Without History deftly explores the historical trajectory of so-called modern globalization. In this foundational text about the development of the global political economy, Eric R. Wolf challenges the long-held anthropological... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95
From the Pulitzer Prize?winning reporter who has spent the last thirty years writing about Saudi Arabia?as diplomatic correspondent, foreign editor, and then publisher of The Wall Street Journal ?an important and timely book that explores all facets of life in this shrouded Kingdom: its tribal past, its complicated present, its precarious future.... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 9.99
For readers of Inside of a Dog by Alexandra Horowitz, this New York Times bestseller offers mesmerizing insights into the interior lives of our smartest pets In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science, pioneered by Brian Hare, have proven dogs have a kind of genius... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
Originally published in German, Christoph Wulf’s Anthropology sets its sights on a topic as ambitious as its title suggests: anthropology itself. Arguing for an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to anthropology that incorporates science, philosophy, history, and many other disciplines, Wulf examines—with breathtaking scope—all... more...
- Alpha Books 1998; US$ 18.95
The "Complete Idiot's Guide" contains easy-to-follow coverage of all of Jewish history, including profiles of Biblical, religious, and political leaders, such as Abraham, Moses, King David, and Golda Meir. more...