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  • Waitingby Ghassan Hage Hage

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    In this rich and insightful collection of essays, leading anthropologist Ghassan Hage brings together academics across political science, philosophy, anthropology and sociology for an examination into the experience of waiting. What is it to wait? What do we wait for? And how is waiting connected to the social worlds in which we live?From Beckett's... more...

  • Wandern, Weiden, Welt erkundenby Christine Taube; Charlotte Schubert; Michaela Rücker

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 206.10

    Die Erforschung des Nomadentums erlebt im Zuge der Globalisierung eine Renaissance ? nicht zuletzt aufgrund der Faszination, die jede Beschäftigung mit dem Thema bereitet. Die Wechselwirkungen zwischen Nomaden und Sesshaften in der Antike stehen im Mittelpunkt dieses Bandes. Während Leben und Verhaltensmuster der sesshaften Bevölkerung aufgrund der... more...

  • A Theory of Shoppingby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    A Theory of Shopping offers a highly original perspective on one of our most basic everyday activities - shopping. We commonly assume that shopping is primarily concerned with individuals and materialism. But Miller rejects this assumption and follows the surprising route of analysing shopping by means of an analogy with anthropological studies of... more...

  • First Migrantsby Peter Bellwood

    Wiley 2014; US$ 43.95

    The first publication to outline the complex global story of human migration and dispersal throughout the whole of human prehistory. Utilizing archaeological, linguistic and biological evidence, Peter Bellwood traces the journeys of the earliest hunter-gatherer and agriculturalist migrants as critical elements in the evolution of human lifeways. ... more...

  • Interkulturelle Kommunikationby Hamid Reza Yousefi

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 91.58

    Im Zeitalter der Globalisierung, die viele Dimensionen unseres Lebens beeinflusst und verändert, besteht ein grundlegender Revisionsbedarf in der Debatte um Interkulturalität und interkulturelle Kommunikation. Es müssen neue Umgangsformen gefunden werden, um eine tragfähige Kommunikation in interkultureller Absicht gestalten und pädagogisch angemessen... more...

  • Water Management through Indigenous Knowledge: A Case of Historic Settlement of Bhaktapur City, Nepalby Dipendra Gautam

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Techno-Anthropological approach has been formulated in researching a traditional settlement of Bhaktapur City, Nepal. The practices of indigenous people have been analyzed by juxtaposing the science along with the indigenous technology. It has been significantly concluded that, the impetus behind the city sustainability is primarily the indigenous... more...

  • Elements of Human and Social Geographyby Eric Sunderland; W. B. Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Elements of Human and Social Geography: Some Anthropological Perspectives examines elements of human and social geography from an anthropological perspective, with emphasis on aspects of socialization. The peasant way of life is described, principally with reference to Middle Eastern communities. This book is comprised of four chapters and begins... more...

  • Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communitiesby Andrew Ryder; Sarah Cemlyn

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 38.66

    This book charts Gypsies Romany and Travellers community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations which support them. It describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intersectional discrimination across Europe. more...

  • African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplinesby Gloria Emeagwali; George J Sefa Dei

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    This text explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems from scholars and scholar activists committed to the interrogation, production, articulation, dissemination and general development of endogenous and indigenous modes of intellectual activity and praxis. The work reinforces the demand for the decolonization of... more...

  • Cultural Hybridity and the Environmentby Kirsten Maclean

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book highlights the importance of diversity in overcoming issues of social and environmental degradation. It presents conceptual and practical strategies to celebrate local and Indigenous knowledge for improved community development and environmental management. David Harvey has proclaimed, ?The geography we make must be a peoples? geography.?... more...

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