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  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities, as well as expecting leading citizens to pay for 'bread and circuses' - free food and public entertainment. This collection of essays by leading scholars from the UK and USA explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy.... more...

  • (Wahl-)Verwandtschaft - Zur Erklärung verwandtschaftlichen Handelnsby Nina Jakoby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 54.88

    Diese Arbeit stellt eine leicht überarbeitete Version meiner Dissertation an der RWTH Aachen dar. Mein größter Dank gilt meiner Freundin Michaela, die mich immer uneingeschränkt unterstützt und ermutigt hat, an die Fertigstellung der Arbeit zu glauben. Sie hat einen g- ßeren Beitrag zu der Dissertation geleistet, als ihr wahrscheinlich bewusst ist.... more...

  • The 1870 Ghost Danceby Cora Du Bois

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 19.95

    The 1870 Ghost Dance was a significant but too often disregarded transformative historical movement with particular impact on the Native peoples of northern California. The spiritual energies of this ?great wave,? as Peter Nabokov has called it, have passed down to the present day among Native Californians, some of whose contemporary individual and... more...

  • The A to Z of Shamanismby Graham Harvey; Robert J. Wallis

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 39.99

    The A to Z of Shamanism has the duel task of exploring the common ground of shamanic traditions and evaluating the diversity of both traditional indigenous communities and individual Western seekers. This is done in an introduction, a bibliography, a chronology, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries, which explore the consistent features... more...

  • The A to Z of the Druzesby Samy Swayd

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 39.99

    This dictionary provides nearly 1,000 concise and informative cross-referenced A to Z entries on religious, political, and cultural themes, as well as entries on a number of major families and individuals (artists, writers, diplomats, and leaders) who have contributed to the Druze communities. This volume is also complemented with a chronology, an... more...

  • Abacus and Mah Jongby Marina Carter; James Ng Foong Kwong

    BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00

    This case study of Chinese settlement in Mauritius investigates the complexities of colonial diasporas and sets the construction of a mythology of migration against the realities of the processes of negotiation and communication with the larger society. more...

  • Aboriginal Autonomyby Herbert Cole Coombs; Mick Dodson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 38.00 US$ 31.16

    A plea for a just society, this book is about reconciliation with Australia's Aboriginal people. more...

  • Aboriginal Canada Revisitedby Kerstin Knopf

    University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    Exploring a variety of topics?including health, politics, education, art, literature, media, and film? Aboriginal Canada Revisited draws a portrait of the current political and cultural position of Canada?s Aboriginal peoples. While lauding improvements made in the past decades, the contributors draw attention to the systemic problems that continue... more...

  • Aboriginal Self Determination in Australiaby Christine Fletcher

    Aboriginal Studies Press 1994; US$ 17.50

    Conference proceedings celebrating the International Year for the World's Indigenous Peoples, held in Townsville, Queensland, in 1993. Coinciding with the height of native title debates, many speakers discussed and analysed the possible effects of, and opportunities arising from, the Australian High Court's decision. more...

  • The Aboriginal Story of Burke and Willsby Ian Clark; Fred Cahir

    CSIRO Publishing 2013; US$ 37.95

    The first major study of Aboriginal cross-cultural exchanges with the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61. more...