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  • The Roads of Chinese Childhoodby Charles Stafford

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 47.00 US$ 38.54

    A 1995 study of learning and childhood in the Taiwanese fishing community of Angang. more...

  • The Character of Kinshipby Jack Goody

    Cambridge University Press 1975; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    A collection of specially commissioned essays dealing with general aspects of kinship, family and marriage from an anthropological point of view. more...

  • Culture & Truthby Renato Rosaldo

    Beacon Press 2001; US$ 23.99

    Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Fifty Key Anthropologistsby Robert J. Gordon; Harriet Lyons; Andrew Lyons

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 30.95

    Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent anthropological thinkers. Names discussed include: ... more...

  • A Companion to Cognitive Anthropologyby Victor C. de Munck; Michael D. Fischer; Giovanni Bennardo; David B. Kronenfeld

    Wiley 2011; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars. Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an... more...

  • Being Aliveby Tim Ingold

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95

    Anthropology is a disciplined inquiry into the conditions and potentials of human life. Generations of theorists, however, have expunged life from their accounts, treating it as the mere output of patterns, codes, structures or systems variously defined as genetic or cultural, natural or social. Building on his classic work The Perception of the... more...

  • An Anthropology of Ethicsby James D. Faubion

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Through critical revision of Foucault's investigation of ethics, Faubion develops an original program of empirical inquiry into the ethical domain. more...

  • Centralizing Fieldworkby Jeremy MacClancy; Agustín Fuentes

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    Fieldwork is a central method of research throughout anthropology, a much-valued, much-vaunted mode of generating information. But its nature and process have been seriously understudied in biological anthropology and primatology. This book is the first ever comparative investigation, across primatology, biological anthropology, and social anthropology,... more...

  • Cows, Pigs, Wars, and Witchesby Marvin Harris

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    This book challenges those who argue that we can change the world by changing the way people think. Harris shows that no matter how bizarre a people's behavior may seem, it always stems from concrete social and economic conditions. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • Cattle Campby Herb Wharton

    University of Queensland Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    A collection of stories told to the author by Aboriginal stockmen and women. Captures the life of the droving days when these people traveled huge distances on drives from North Queensland to Victoria and South Australia. Has a foreword by the author, maps and several photographs. Author's novel 'Unbranded' was highly commended in the David Unaipon... more...

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