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- Edinburgh University Press 2005; US$ 119.40
Writing in 1903, W. E. B. Du Bois suggested that the goal for the African-American was ?to be a co-worker in the kingdom of culture'. He was evoking ?culture? as a solution to the divisions within society, thereby adopting, in a very different context, an idea that had been influentially expressed by Matthew Arnold in the 1860s. Du Bois questioned... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 38.00
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...
- University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 21.95
Where would we be without flattery? Giving flattery light, attention, and care, this title treats readers to hundreds of historical examples drawn from the highest social circles in politics, romance, and religion, from the courts of Byzantium and China to Paris, Rome, and Washington, DC. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95
Mixing theories of the everyday with a range of case studies, this book explains the 'character' of ethnicity, from being a political tool of exclusion, to a source of meaning and solidarity, and the relationship between culture, power and identity. more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 56.00
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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 20.99
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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 44.95
This edited volume mainly focuses on the practice of taking and displaying various body parts as trophies in both North and South America. The editors and contributors (which include Native Peoples from both continents) examine the evidence and causes of Amerindian trophy taking. Additionally, they present objectively and discuss dispassionately the... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 113.95
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...