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  • Soul Huntersby Rane Willerslev

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 19.96 US$ 15.97

    This is an insightful, highly original ethnographic interpretation of the hunting life of the Yukaghirs, a little-known group of indigenous people in the Upper Kolyma region of northeastern Siberia. Basing his study on firsthand experience with Yukaghir hunters, Rane Willerslev focuses on the practical implications of living in a "hall-of-mirrors"... more...

  • Traditional Knowledge in Policy and Practiceby Suneetha M. Subramanian; Balakrishna Pisupati

    United Nations University Press 2010; US$ 38.00

    Traditional knowledge (TK) has contributed immensely to shaping development and human well-being. Its influence spans a variety of sectors, including agriculture, health, education and governance. However, in today’s world, TK is increasingly underrepresented or under-utilized. Further, while the applicability of TK to human and environmental... more...

  • The International Handbook of Creativityby James C. Kaufman; Robert J. Sternberg

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    This 2006 book presents a diverse set of perspectives on the psychology of human creativity. more...

  • Working with Indigenous Knowledgeby Louise Grenier

    International Development Research Centre 1998; US$ 25.00

    Experience has shown us that development efforts that ignore local technologies, local systems of knowledge, and the local environment generally fail to achieve their desired objectives. Examples abound of western-lead teams of researchers failing to consult properly with indigenous populations,with the resulting "advancements" quickly proving to be... more...

  • Healing Divinationby Shirley Laboucane

    John Hunt Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99

    Healing Divination teaches the reader how to develop psychically using methods based on the author s native spirituality. more...

  • Border Fetishismsby Patricia Spyer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fetishism and Cultureby Hartmut Böhme

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 32.61

    Von den christlichen Bildmagien des Mittelalters bis hin zu den heutigen fetischistischen Praktiken in Mode, Werbung, Sport und Popkultur reicht H. Böhmes Abhandlung zum Fetischismus. Er behandelt ausführlich Religion, Magie, Idolatrie, Sexualität und Konsum. Rekonstruiert werden die mentalen, wissenschaftshistorischen und künstlerischen... more...

  • Spirit Mediumship and Society in Africaby John Beattie; John Middleton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Gathering together under a single cover material from a wide range of African societies, this volume allows similarities and differences to be easily perceived and suggests social correlates of these in terms of age, sex, marital status, social grading and wealth. It includes material on both traditional and modern cults. more...

  • African Religions: A Very Short Introductionby Jacob K. Olupona

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    African Religions examines religious traditions on the African continent and diaspora. It focuses on the diversity of people, ethnic groups, languages, cultures, ethos, and worldviews. The book provides balanced and in-depth material that enables the reader to comprehend the breadth, depth, and range of African religious traditions. more...

  • Society and Natureby Hans Kelsen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...