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  • African Religionsby Jacob K. Olupona

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 7.99

    What are African religions? African Religions: A Very Short Introduction answers this question by examining primarily indigenous religious traditions on the African continent, as well as exploring Christianity and Islam. It focuses on the diversity of ethnic groups, languages, cultures, and worldviews, emphasizing the continent's regional diversity.... more...

  • Anthropology: Current and Future Developments Volume 1by Robert G. Bednarik

    Bentham Science Publishers 2015; US$ 35.00

    The First Mariners comprehensively describes the archaeological background and relevant issues of the project and features an extensive pictorial record, of both the experiments and the archaeological basis of this research ? giving a unique experience to readers interested in understanding the earliest marine adventurers from a historical and technical... more...

  • Anthropology and Anthropologistsby Adam Kuper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological establishment on first publication in 1973 but soon established... more...

  • The Anthropology of Moralitiesby Monica Heintz

    Berghahn Books 2009; US$ 29.95

    Anthropologists have been keenly aware of the tension between cultural relativism and absolute norms, and nowhere has this been more acute than with regards to moral values. Can we study the Other's morality without applying our own normative judgments? How do social anthropologists keep both the distance required by science and the empathy required... more...

  • An Anthropology of the Subjectby Roy Wagner

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    An Anthropology of the Subject rounds out the theoretical-philosophical cosmos of one of the twentieth century's most intellectually adventurous anthropologists. Roy Wagner, having turned "culture" and "symbols" inside out (in The Invention of Culture and Symbols That Stand for Themselves, respectively), now does the same for the "subject" and... 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...

  • The Art of Fieldworkby Harry F. Wolcott

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 36.99

    In this long-anticipated second edition of The Art of Fieldwork, prominent anthropologist Harry F. Wolcott updates his original groundbreaking text, which both challenges and petitions anthropology and its practitioners to draw not only on the traditional precepts of science, but also on the richness of artistry in the collection, interpretation, and... more...

  • Chronicling Culturesby Robert V. Kemper; Anya Peterson Royce

    AltaMira Press 2002; US$ 40.99

    Description of methods used in long-term anthropological field projects, some extending over half a century. more...

  • A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalismby Ato Quayson; Girish Daswani

    Wiley 2013; US$ 200.95

    A Companion to Diaspora and Transnationalism offers a ground-breaking combined discussion of the concepts of diaspora and transnationalism. Newly commissioned essays by leading scholars provide interdisciplinary perspectives that link together the concepts in new and important ways. A wide-ranging collection which reviews the most significant... more...

  • Composing Ethnographyby Carolyn Ellis; Arthur P. Bochner

    AltaMira Press 1996; US$ 42.99

    What is it like to have lived with bulimia for most of your life? To have a mother who is retarded? To fight a health insurance company in order to survive breast cancer? Carolyn Ellis and Arthur P. Bochner have assembled innovative pieces which tackle these and other difficult questions, enlarging the space to practice ethnographic writing as the... more...

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