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  • Fighting Hardby Richard Broome

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Fighting Hard tells a history of the Aborigines Advancement League, the oldest Aboriginal organization in Australia. As both a welfare and activist body, the League can be seen as the mother of all Aboriginal Victorian community organizations, having spawned a diverse range of organizations. This work discusses how the League influenced the fight... more...

  • Calling the Shotsby Jane Lydon

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Historically, photographs of Indigenous Australians were often produced under unequal and exploitative circumstances. Today, however, such images represent a rich cultural heritage for descendants who can use this archive to explore Aboriginal history, to identify relatives, and to reclaim culture. In Calling the Shots , contributors investigate... more...

  • Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolveby Ian Morris; Stephen Macedo; Margaret Atwood; Christine M. Korsgaard; Richard Seaford; Jonathan D. Spence; Stephen Macedo

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But most people who lived during the 10,000 years before the nineteenth century thought just the opposite. Drawing on archaeology, anthropology, biology, and history, Ian Morris, author of the best-selling Why the West Rules?for... more...

  • Native Peoples of the World: An Encylopedia of Groups, Cultures and Contemporary Issuesby Steven L. Danver

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This work examines the world's indigenous peoples, their cultures, the countries in which they reside, and the issues that impact these groups. more...

  • New Reproductive Technologies and Disembodimentby Carla Lam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    A rich exploration of birth appropriation in the West, New Reproductive Technologies and Disembodiment investigates the assimilation of women's embodied power into patriarchal systems of symbolism, culture and politics through the inversion of women's and men's reproductive roles. Contending that new reproductive technologies represent... more...

  • Ethics in Ethnographyby Margaret D. LeCompte; Jean J. Schensul

    AltaMira Press 2015; US$ 36.99

    Ethics in Ethnography (Book 6 in the Ethnographer?s Toolkit series) explores the burgeoning field of research ethics and addresses how ethical considerations?formally-imposed as well as informal, ?everyday? concerns?underpin good ethnographic research. 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...

  • Cultural Anthropology: 101by Jack David Eller

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 28.95

    This concise and accessible introduction establishes the relevance of cultural anthropology for the modern world through an integrated, ethnographically informed approach. The book develops readers? understanding and engagement by addressing key issues such as: What it means to be human The key characteristics of culture as a concept Relocation... more...

  • Autobiography of an Archiveby Nicholas B. Dirks

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    The decades between 1970 and the end of the twentieth century saw the disciplines of history and anthropology draw closer together, with historians paying more attention to social and cultural factors and the significance of everyday experience in the study of the past. The people, rather than elite actors, became the focus of their inquiry, and anthropological... more...

  • Zwischen Gehen und Bleibenby Till Kathmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 49.99

    Till Kathmann untersucht den Entscheidungsprozess zwischen Gehen und Bleiben wie auch die Migrationsgründe der gerade in den letzten Jahren gestiegenen Anzahl deutscher Auswanderer. Dafür greift der Autor auf eine qualitative Erhebung mit zwei Befragungswellen zurück, in der potentielle Migranten sowohl vor der Auswanderung als auch danach untersucht... more...