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  • 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...

  • Weibliche Genitalverstümmelung aus Sicht der Medizinethikby Janna Graf

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 43.16

    Weltweit sind 130 bis 170 Millionen Frauen von weiblicher Genitalverstümmelung betroffen. Durch steigende Migration sind auch Länder wie Deutschland zunehmend mit diesem Problem konfrontiert. Dieser Band beleuchtet einerseits die Hintergründe der weiblichen Genitalverstümmelung und die ethische Komplexität der Praktik, andererseits wird eine Studie... 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...

  • 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...

  • Applications in Computing for Social Anthropologistsby Michael Fischer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    As increasing numbers of social anthropologists use a computer for wordprocessing, interest in other applications inevitably follows, Computer Applications in Social Anthropology covers research activities shared by all social anthropologists and introduces new methods for organizing and interpreting data. Lucidly written, and sympathetic to the particular... more...

  • A Passage to Anthropologyby Kirsten Hastrup

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    The postmodernist critique of Objectivism, Realism and Essentialism has somewhat shattered the foundations of anthropology, seriously questioning the legitimacy of studying others. By confronting the critique and turning it into a vital part of the anthropological debate, A Passage to Anthropology provides a rigorous discussion of central theoretical... more...

  • Trendwende zur Reurbanisierung in Leipzig?by Claudia Wiegandt

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 52.29

    Hauptbeschreibung Die ostdeutsche Siedlungsentwicklung wurde nach der Wiedervereinigung vor allem durch die Bevölkerungsabwanderung in die Alten Bundesländer, die nachholende Suburbanisierung und einem Einbruch der Geburtenraten infolge des demographischen Wandels geprägt. Dabei gelten sozioökonomische Ungleichheiten als ein Auslöser räumlicher Wanderungsbewegungen,... more...