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- Springer 2013; US$ 99.00
The papers in this book question the tyranny of typological thinking in archaeology through case studies from various South American countries (Venezuela, Colombia, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil) and Antarctica. They aim to show that typologies are unavoidable (they are, after all, the way to create networks that give meanings to symbols) but that... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 44.00
At the dawn of European colonialism, the Southeast Asian region encompassed some of the most diverse and influential cultures in early modern history. The circulation of people, commodities, ideas and beliefs along the key trading routes, from the Eastern edge of the Mughal empire to the Southern Chinese border, stimulated some of the great cultural... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95
Aymara Indians are a geographically isolated, indigenous people living in the Andes Mountains near Chile’s Atacama Desert, one of the most arid regions of the world. As rapid economic growth in the area has begun to divert scarce water to hydroelectric and agricultural projects, the Aymara struggle to maintain their sustainable and traditional... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95
Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human?and thus distinct from all other life forms. Based on four years of fieldwork among the Runa of Ecuador?s Upper Amazon, Eduardo Kohn draws on his rich... more...
- Eland Publishing 2013; US$ 14.57
The Missionaries is a searing examination of attempts by North American fundamentalist Christian missionaries to convert indigenous tribes around the globe. In a distillation of a lifetime?s observation on the ground, Norman Lewis contrasts the self-contained, peaceful traditions of the tribal peoples he so admires with the violence, the ruthless... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95
Dictatorship in South America explores the experiences of Brazilian, Argentine and Chilean experience under military rule. Presents a single-volume thematic study that explores experiences with dictatorship as well as their social and historical contexts in Latin America Examines at the ideological and economic crossroads that brought Argentina,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Ancient Alterity in the Andes is the first major treatment on ancient alterity: how people in the past regarded others. At least since the 1970s, alterity has been an influential concept in different fields, from art history, psychology and philosophy, to linguistics and ethnography. Having gained steam in concert with postmodernism?s emphasis on... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 9.20
Hauptbeschreibung Was heißt eigentlich "politisch"? Ulrich Meier, Martin Papenheim und Willibald Steinmetz gehen der Frage nach, wie unterschiedlich das Politikvokabular von den mittelalterlichen Gesellschaften über die frühneuzeitlichen Staatsbildungen bis hin zu den modernen Demokratien verwendet und gedeutet wurde. Zur Reihe: Was ist eigentlich... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2012; US$ 45.00
Mirrors of Clay: Reflections of Ancient Andean Life in Ceramics from the Sam Olden Collection features photographs and descriptions of sixty ceramic vessels from ancient Andean American cultures, including the Cupisnique, Chavín, Vicús, Nazca, Moche, Tiwanaku, Lambayeque, and Chimú, which flourished between 1200 BCE and 1550 CE. These distinctive... more...