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  • The Art of Fieldworkby Harry F. Wolcott

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 33.99

    In this long-anticipated second edition of The Art of Fieldwork, prominent anthropologist Harry F. Wolcott updates his original groundbreaking text, which both challenges and petitions anthropology and its practitioners to draw not only on the traditional precepts of science, but also on the richness of artistry in the collection, interpretation, and... 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...

  • The Ethnographic Imaginationby Paul Willis

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In this book Paul Willis, a renowned sociologist and ethnographer, aims to renew and develop the ethnographic craft across the disciplines. Drawing from numerous examples of his own past and current work, he shows that ethnographic practice and the ethnographic imagination are vital to understanding the creativity and irreducibility of experience in... more...

  • Cultural Studiesby Jeff Lewis

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 70.00

    Second edition of this extremely popular and heavily adopted undergraduate Cultural Studies text. 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...

  • Sephardi Livesby Julia Cohen; Sarah Stein

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This ground-breaking documentary history contains over 150 primary sources originally written in 15 languages by or about Sephardi Jews?descendants of Jews who fled medieval Spain and Portugal settling in the western portions of the Ottoman Empire, including the Balkans, Anatolia, and Palestine. Reflecting Sephardi history in all its diversity, from... more...

  • Über Grenzenby Franz Walter

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 15.10

    Das neue Heft von INDES widmet sich dem Thema »Grenzen«. Nie zuvor in der Geschichte scheint ein Gemeinwesen so schrankenlos gewesen zu sein wie die Gegenwartsgesellschaft. Leben wir also in einer grenzenlosen Gesellschaft, sind Grenzen Phänomene der Vergangenheit? Oder bestehen Grenzziehungen unverändert fort, werden gar neue errichtet? Die »Grenzen... more...

  • Ein Traktat über die menschliche Naturby David Hume; Horst D Brandt

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2013; US$ 24.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Neuausgabe des grundlegenden Werkes des englischen Empirismus nach der Übersetzung von Theodor Lipps Das Erstlingswerk von David Hume (1711-1776), das hier in der bearbeiteten Übersetzung von Theodor Lipps neu ediert wird, trägt den Titel A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental Method of Reasoning... more...

  • 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...

  • The Observation of Savage Peoplesby Joseph-Marie Degerando

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    All the major techniques of inquiry which anthropology students now take for granted were first set out in this book. In 1800 Degerando wrote these Considerations on the Various Methods to Follow in the Observation of Savage Peoples as a memoir to serve as guidance to the members of the Societe des Observateurs de l'Homme in an impending expedition... more...