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- Wiley 2009; US$ 105.95
In Anthropology off the Shelf , leading anthropologists reflect on the craft of writing and the passions that fuel their desire to write books. First of its kind volume in anthropology in which prominent anthropologists and 3 respected professionals outside the discipline follow the tradition of the “writers on writing” genre to reflect... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95
The discipline of anthropology is, at its best, characterized by turbulence, self-examination, and inventiveness. In recent decades, new thinking and practice within the field has certainly reflected this pattern, as shown for example by numerous fruitful ventures into the "politics and poetics" of anthropology. Surprisingly little attention, however,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2005; US$ 34.95
At the beginning of the twenty-first century the demand for anthropological approaches, understandings and methodologies outside academic departments is shifting and changing. Through a series of fascinating case studies of anthropologists' experiences of working with very diverse organizations in the private and public sector this volume examines... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 174.00
Applied Anthropology: Domains of Application , edited by Satish Kedia and John van Willigen, comprises essays by prominent scholars on the potential, accomplishments, and methods of applied anthropology. Domains covered in the volume include development, agriculture, environment, health and medicine, nutrition, population displacement and resettlement,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
An Archaeology of the Immaterial examines a highly significant but poorly understood aspect of material culture studies: the active rejection of the material world. Buchli argues that this is evident in a number of cultural projects, including anti-consumerism and asceticism, as well as other attempts to transcend material circumstances. Exploring... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 72.00
While astronomy is a burgeoning science, with tremendous increases in knowledge every year, it also has a tremendous past, one that has altered humanity's understanding of our place in the universe. The impact of astronomy on culture - whether through myths and stories, or through challenges to the intellectual status quo - is incalculable. This volume... more...
- Hardie Grant Books 2009; US$ 29.95
Responsible travel is the buzz word of todays travel industry, as reports continue to predict a grim future for our planet. Australias Best Eco-friendly Holidays is the first book of its kind to focus on where and how to travel in Australia with minimal impact on the environment. Featuring stunning images and a fresh, modern design that... more...
- Inhabit Media 2013; US$ 7.99
The Arctic is not a barren, frigid landscape filled with only ice and snow. It is a complex ecosystem that contains many thriving habitats, each supported by dozens of ecological relationships between plants and animals. From the many animals that live and hunt at the floe edge to the hundreds of insects that abound on the summer tundra, this book... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00
This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of Aztec culture, applying interdisciplinary approaches (archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography) to reconstructing the complex and enigmatic civilization. more...
- University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 64.00
In Aztec Philosophy , James Maffie reveals a highly sophisticated and systematic Aztec philosophy worthy of consideration alongside European philosophies of their time. Bringing together the fields of comparative world philosophy and Mesoamerican studies, Maffie excavates the distinctly philosophical aspects of Aztec thought. Aztec Philosophy... more...