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  • Twenty-Nine Livesby Tony Mayo

    Publish Green 2013; US$ 3.95

    This true narrative is an account of twenty-eight occasions during my life where I faced death. Each chapter chronicles a series of events in which I encountered near death situations, or was involved in something that could have easily led to my demise. After surviving each of these twenty-eight incidents, I felt as if I had been given another chance... more...

  • Three Styles in the Study of Kinshipby J.A. Barnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The study of kinship is a fundamental part of the study and the practice of social anthropology. This volume examines the work of three distinguished anthropologists that bear on kinship and determines what theoretical models are implicit in their writings and assesses to what extent their claims have been validated. The anthropologists studied are... more...

  • Waitingby Ghassan Hage Hage; Edited by Hage

    Melbourne University Press 2009; Not Available

    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...

  • Brücken bauen - Perspektiven aus dem Einwanderungsland Deutschlandby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 19.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Ethnische und religiöse Vielfalt ist in Deutschland inzwischen Realität - ist sie aber auch gelebte und anerkannte Normalität? Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund, Bindestrichdeutsche, Neudeutsche - es gibt viele Bezeichnungen für Menschen, die sowohl deutsch als auch türkisch, vietnamesisch oder italienisch fühlen, leben und so... more...

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

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 83.30

    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$ 39.95

    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...

  • Far Afieldby Vincent Debaene; Justin Izzo

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 115.00

    Anthropology has long had a vexed relationship with literature, and nowhere has this been more acutely felt than in France, where most ethnographers, upon returning from the field, write not one book, but two: a scientific monograph and a literary account. In  Far Afield ?brought to English-language readers here for the first time?Vincent Debaene... more...

  • Interkulturelle Kommunikationby Hamid Reza Yousefi

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 37.02

    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$ 40.49

    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...