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  • 15000 Jahre Mord und Totschlagby Joachim Wahl

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 28.61

    Archäologie als Crime Scene Investigation: Mit modernen wissenschaftlichen Methoden rekonstruieren Anthropologen auch nach Jahrtausenden noch Lebensläufe der Opfer, berührende Einzelschicksale und Tathergänge. Manchmal gelingt es sogar, die Täter und deren Motive zu identifizieren. Die Ergebnisse lassen erschaudern und liefern gleichzeitig spannende... more...

  • Kannibalismus, eine anthropologische Konstante?by Friedrich Pöhl; Sebastian Fink

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2015; US$ 34.58

    Kann der Kannibalismus, definiert als ritueller Verzehr von Menschenfleisch durch Menschen, als eine anthropologische Konstante gelten? Schließlich drängt sich dieser Eindruck bei der Vielzahl der Quellen zu Menschenfresserei von der Antike bis in unsere Tage beinahe auf. Dieser Band widmet sich der Frage und bietet erstmals einen Überblick über die... more...

  • Die Entdeckung der Schwerkraftby Laura V.

    tredition 2014; US$ 6.51

    ALEXANDRA: Die Haut zu durchstechen. Die Erwartung. Das Anspannen. Die Ungewissheit, wie es sein würde. Das Erahnen der Annäherung. Und dann hatte ich gespürt, wie eine Nadel in mich eindrang. Wie sie meine Haut durchstach. Wie sie in mir steckte. Wie der Schmuck eingeführt wurde. Das Gewicht an meinem Ohr. Die Schwerkraft. MARKUS: Er fand das Ritualartige... more...

  • Structured Worldsby Aubrey Cannon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Hunter-gatherer societies are constrained by their environment and the technologies available to them. However, until now the role of culture in foraging communities has not been widely considered. 'Structured Worlds' examines the role of cosmology, values, and perceptions in the archaeological histories of hunter-fisher-gatherers. The essays examine... more...

  • Hunters of the Recent Pastby Leslie B. Davis; Brian O.K. Reeves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    One of a series of more than 20 volumes resulting from the World Archaeological Congress, September 1986, which brought together archaeologists and anthropologists from many parts of the world, academics from contingent disciplines, and non-academics from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. This book considers prehistoric and more recent manifestations... more...

  • Anthropology and Anthropologistsby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological establishment on first publication in 1973 but soon established... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 312.00

    Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences.  Over the past 150 years, the subject matter and different theoretical perspectives have expanded so greatly that no single individual can command all of it.  Consequently, both advanced students and professionals may be confronted... more...

  • Critically Modernby Bruce M. Knauft

    Indiana University Press 2002; US$ 17.55

    "Critically Modern makes a critical intervention in one of the great debates of the moment. It offers a variety of rich and fascinating empirical analyses of 'modern' phenomena from diverse societies, and contributes a powerful (and largely missing) voice to the growing literature on globalization and... more...

  • Popularizing Anthropologyby Jeremy McClancy; Christian McDonaugh

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Anthropology written for a popular audience is the most neglected branch of the discipline. In the 1980s postmodernist anthropologists began to explore the literary and reflective aspects of their work. Popularizing Anthropology advances that trend by looking at a key but previously marginalized genre of anthropology. The contributors, who are well... more...

  • Conceptualizing Societyby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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