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  • A Farewell to Almsby Gregory Clark

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 28.95 US$ 26.34

    Why are some parts of the world so rich and others so poor? Why did the Industrial Revolution--and the unprecedented economic growth that came with it--occur in eighteenth-century England, and not at some other time, or in some other place? Why didn't industrialization make the whole world rich--and why did it make large parts of the world even poorer?... more...

  • History and Theory in Anthropologyby Alan Barnard

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    An overview of anthropological theory covering the historical contexts of the great debates. more...

  • Exotic No Moreby Jeremy MacClancy

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 38.00

    Since its founding in the nineteenth century, social anthropology has been seen as the study of exotic peoples in faraway places. But today more and more anthropologists are dedicating themselves not just to observing but to understanding and helping solve social problems wherever they occur?in international aid organizations, British TV studios,... more...

  • Analysis and Interpretation of Ethnographic Databy Margaret D. LeCompte; Jean J. Schensul

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 35.95

    Analysis and Interpretation of Ethnographic Data: A Mixed Methods Approach, Second Edition , is a comprehensive treatment of analysis strategies used in ethnographic research, addressing the ?crunching? and manipulation of both qualitative and quantitative ethnographic data. more...

  • Lost World of the Kimberleyby Ian Wilson

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 25.45

    Explores one of the world's least known mysteries: who were the first-ever human beings to find their way to Australia, where did they come from and how and when did they arrive? more...

  • Scars in the Landscapeby Ian Clark

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1995; US$ 20.00

    Scars in the Landscape is a register of massacres and killings of Aboriginal people during 1803?1859. Deliberately challenging the ideology that the colonisation of Western Victoria was peaceful, the register reveal that violence was widespread. Through searching contemporary archival material, utilising Aboriginal oral history and local histories,... more...

  • In Search of Respectby Philippe Bourgois

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00

    This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date. more...

  • Sexual Politics in Modern Iranby Janet Afary

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book charts the history of Iran's sexual revolution from the nineteenth century to today. more...

  • Enforcing Orderby Didier Fassin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Most incidents of urban unrest in recent decades - including the riots in France, Britain and other Western countries - have followed lethal interactions between the youth and the police. Usually these take place in disadvantaged neighborhoods composed of working-class families of immigrant origin or belonging to ethnic minorities. These tragic events... more...

  • Ethnomusicology: A Very Short Introductionby Timothy Rice

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    Ethnomusicology, an academic discipline founded in 1950, has been defined as the study of the music of others. This definition, at once whimsical and very nearly true, is incomplete. Many of its strongest threads have emerged because a person or a people have wanted to understand themselves, their history, and their identity. This book examines the... more...