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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities. This collection of essays by leading scholars explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.00
Focussing on 7 tribes of the Punjab declared as 'criminal' by the British administration in India, this study highlights the problem of how the concepts of 'tribe' and 'criminal' continue to remain ill- and variously-defined, they constituting the most oppressed in an otherwise prosperous state. more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2008; US$ 69.99
- 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...
- Nicholas Brealey Publishing 2003; US$ 49.95
Finally, an entire manual of activities devoted to values exploration. The authors have written and adapted sound, ready-to-use activities for settings where the exploration of value differences would be beneficial: the workplace, the classroom, human resources programs, ESL classes, corporate diversity training and others. With 52 different learning... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99
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...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
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...
- Left Coast Press 2010; US$ 34.95
Each family has its secrets, ones that shape family communication and relationships in a way generally unknown to the outsider and often the family itself. Autoethnographers, students of these relationships, confront many silences in their attempts to understand these social worlds. It is often the accidental slip, the spontaneous discussion, the... more...
- 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...