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  • Savages and Civilizationby Jack Weatherford

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00

    In Indian Givers and Native Roots, renowned anthropologist Jack Weatherford opened the eyes of tens of thousands of readers to the clash between Native American and European cultures. Now, in his brilliant new book, Weatherford broadens his focus to examine how civilization threatens to obliterate unique tribal and ethnic cultures around the world... more...

  • Warfare and Societyby Ton Otto; Henrik Thrane; Helle Vandkilde

    Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 83.95

    This book deals with the interrelationship between society and war seen through the analytical eyes of anthropologists and archaeologists. War is a ghastly thing, which unfortunately thrives almost everywhere in the world today. We need, therefore, to have a better understanding of what war does to people and their societies. War produces change, and... more...

  • Among the Cannibalsby Paul Raffaele

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    It's the stuff of nightmares, the dark inspiration for literature and film. But astonishingly, cannibalism does exist, and in Among the Cannibals travel writer Paul Raffaele journeys to the far corners of the globe to discover participants in this mysterious and disturbing practice. From an obscure New Guinea river village, where Raffaele went in... more...

  • Braving Troubled Watersby Rob van Ginkel

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 49.95

    An anthropological exploration of the daily life in the Dutch fishing community from the eighteenth century to present day more...

  • Contesting Moralitiesby Nannekke Redclift

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 71.95

    Questions of public and private morality, values and choices have become important areas of collective discussion.  A key feature of this book is that it takes an ethnographic rather than a philosophical or speculative approach to moral debates. This study examines the contemporary explosion of ethical discourse in the public domain and the growing... more...

  • Cultures in Contactby Stephen Bochner

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Cultures in Contact: Studies in Cross-Cultural Interaction provides an in-depth analysis of the processes that takes place in cross-cultural interaction. The title covers the outcomes of cross-cultural interaction along with the effect of such interaction to individuals involved. The text first details the social psychology of cross-cultural relations,... more...

  • Diaspora and Hybridityby Virinder Kalra; Raminder Kaur; John Hutnyk

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 46.00

    Diaspora & Hybridity deals with those theoretical issues which concern social theory and social change in the new millennium. The volume provides a refreshing, critical and illuminating analysis of concepts of diaspora and hybridity and their impact on multi-ethnic and multi-cultural societies' - Dr Rohit Barot, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology,... more...

  • The Duel in Early Modern Englandby Markku Peltonen

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00

    A pioneering analysis of duelling, politeness and civility in early modern England. more...

  • The Ethics of Cultural Appropriationby James O. Young; Conrad G. Brunk

    Wiley 2009; US$ 117.95

    The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation undertakes a comprehensive and systematic investigation of the moral and aesthetic questions that arise from the practice of cultural appropriation. Explores cultural appropriation in a wide variety of contexts, among them the arts and archaeology, museums, and religion Questions whether cultural appropriation... more...

  • Ethnic Conflict and International Politicsby Steven E. Lobell; Philip Mauceri

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 40.00

    Combining theoretical analyzes with case studies, this book increases understanding of the internationalization, diffusion and escalation of ethnic conflict. The essays stand at the nexus of comparative politics and international relations, examining the influence on ethnic conflict of the weakening of state institutional structures, the role of non-state... more...