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  • Time and the Work of Anthropologyby Johanne Fabian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The development of the dialogical approach, the autobiographical perspective and the central role of text-interpretation are all seen as characteristics of post-modern ethnography, arising from the daily chores of field research. The breakthrough into time and history, away from the timeless theorizing of structuralism and functionalism, is seen as... more...

  • Visualizing Theoryby Lucien Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Visualizing Theory is a lavishly illustrated collection of provocative essays, occasional pieces, and dialogues that first appeared in Visual Anthropology Review between 1990 and 1994. It contains contributions from anthropologists, from cultural, literary and film critics and from image makers themselves. Reclaiming visual anthropology as a space... more...

  • Coranderrkby Giordano Nanni; Andrea James

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Drawing from firsthand accounts, court testimony, and contemporary records, this history tells the story of Coranderrk, an Aboriginal community that operated successfully as a supplier of wheat and hops to Melbourne before an Aboriginal Protection Board?spurred Parliamentary Inquiry in 1881 deprived it of the bulk of its workforce. The first-person... more...

  • African Religionsby Jacob K. Olupona

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 9.99

    What are African religions? African Religions: A Very Short Introduction answers this question by examining primarily indigenous religious traditions on the African continent, as well as exploring Christianity and Islam. It focuses on the diversity of ethnic groups, languages, cultures, and worldviews, emphasizing the continent's regional diversity.... more...

  • Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropologyby R. (Reece) Jon McGee; Richard L. Warms

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 296.00

    Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology is a go-to resource for jargon-free and accessible content on the key themes and theories of social and cultural anthropology. more...

  • Speaking the language of powerby USA). University Edited by David Fetterman (Professor of Stanford

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Manchester Schoolby T. M. S. (Terry) Evens; Don Handelman

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    Pioneered by Max Gluckman to demonstrate the way in which social practice and structure together constitute and are themselves constituted by the situational flow of social life, the extended case method became diagnostic of the Manchester School of Social Anthropology. Anticipating practice theory, and implicitly politically charged, it was developed... more...

  • Tarzan Was an Eco-touristby Luis Vivanco; Robert Gordon

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 32.00

    Adventure is currently enjoying enormous interest in public culture. The image of Tarzan provides a rewarding lens through which to explore this phenomenon. In their day, Edgar Rice Burrough's novels enjoyed great popularity because Tarzan represented the consummate colonial-era adventurer: a white man whose noble civility enabled him to communicate... more...

  • Terminology Science in Russia todayby Larissa Alexandrovna Manerko; Klaus-Dieter Baumann; Hartwig Kalverkämper

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 66.24

    The study of terminology has always occupied a unique place in the field of specialized language research. Its object, the terminology of various domains, encompasses more than just the descriptive linguistic level of lexicology and its application, specialized lexicography. Morphology, syntax and the textual level, as well as the role of culture in... more...

  • Kluft am Kapby Henning Hues

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 22.70

    Zwischen Bildungsplanung in Form von Curricula und Bildungspraxis in Form des Unterrichtsgeschehens existiert ein Kontrast: Der Annahme, dass der Lehrplan mit seinen Zielen, Idealen und Perspektiven linear umgesetzt wird, werden Anwendungs- und Modifikationsebenen entgegengestellt. Diese Arbeit widmet sich der empirischen Ausleuchtung des spannungsreichen... more...