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  • Historical Dictionary of the Inuitby Pamela R. Stern

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 109.99

    This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Inuit provides a history of the indigenous peoples of North Alaska, arctic Canada including Labrador, and Greenland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events,... more...

  • Ethics and Anthropologyby Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

    AltaMira Press 2013; US$ 32.99

    Ethics and Anthropology: Ideas and Practice is the first comprehensive and up-to-date book embracing issues and dilemmas faced by anthropologists in the discipline?s four fields. more...

  • The Observation of Savage Peoplesby Joseph-Marie Degerando

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    All the major techniques of inquiry which anthropology students now take for granted were first set out in this book. In 1800 Degerando wrote these Considerations on the Various Methods to Follow in the Observation of Savage Peoples as a memoir to serve as guidance to the members of the Societe des Observateurs de l'Homme in an impending expedition... more...

  • A Passion for Differenceby Henrietta L. Moore

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95

    In this new book Henrietta Moore examines the nature and limitations of the theoretical languages used by anthropologists and others to write about sex, gender and sexuality. Moore begins by discussing recent feminist debates on the body and the notion of the non-universal human subject. She then considers why anthropologists have contributed relatively... more...

  • Werte und Moralvorstellungen in Kinderkrimis: Dargestellt an Erich Kästners 'Emil und die Detektive' (1929) und Andreas Steinhöfels 'Beschützer der Diebe' (1994)by Sonja Hilvert

    Diplomica Verlag 2013; US$ 23.14

    Das vorliegende Buch untersucht die literarische Vermittlung von Werten und Moralvorstellungen in Kinderkrimis. Dargestellt an Erich Kästners 'Emil und die Detektive' (1929) und Andreas Steinhöfels 'Beschützer der Diebe' (1994) wird aufgezeigt, auf welche Art und Weise die Autoren das Genre des Kinderkrimis als Transportmittel für die literarische... more...

  • Time and the Work of Anthropologyby Johanne Fabian

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 50.95

    The development of the dialogical approach, the autobiographical perspective and the central role of text-interpretation are all seen as characteristics of post-modern ethnography, arising from the daily chores of field research. The breakthrough into time and history, away from the timeless theorizing of structuralism and functionalism, is seen as... more...

  • Visualizing Theoryby Lucien Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Visualizing Theory is a lavishly illustrated collection of provocative essays, occasional pieces, and dialogues that first appeared in Visual Anthropology Review between 1990 and 1994. It contains contributions from anthropologists, from cultural, literary and film critics and from image makers themselves. Reclaiming visual anthropology as a space... more...

  • 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...

  • Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropologyby R. (Reece) Jon McGee; Richard L. Warms

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 312.00

    Social and cultural anthropology and archaeology are rich subjects with deep connections in the social and physical sciences.  Over the past 150 years, the subject matter and different theoretical perspectives have expanded so greatly that no single individual can command all of it.  Consequently, both advanced students and professionals may be confronted... more...

  • The Manchester Schoolby T. M. S. (Terry) Evens; Don Handelman

    Berghahn Books 2006; US$ 29.95

    Pioneered by Max Gluckman to demonstrate the way in which social practice and structure together constitute and are themselves constituted by the situational flow of social life, the extended case method became diagnostic of the Manchester School of Social Anthropology. Anticipating practice theory, and implicitly politically charged, it was developed... more...

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