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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Presenting a range of evidence for these diverse styles, from Roman art to early medieval bracteate amulets, and from classical texts to Beowulf, the Edda and Icelandic sagas, Professor Speidel here details seventeen different Germanic warriors styles, including berserks, wolf-warriors, club-wielders, long-hairs, ghost warriors and horse-stabbers,... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 34.95
Genocide is one of the most pressing issues that confronts us today. Its death toll is staggering: over one hundred million dead. Because of their intimate experience in the communities where genocide takes place, anthropologists are uniquely positioned to explain how and why this mass annihilation occurs and the types of devastation genocide causes.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2002 An important collection of essays that looks at the changing relationships between anthropologists and Indians at the turn of the millennium. Southern Indians have experienced much change in the last half of the 20th century. In rapid succession since World War II, they have passed through the testing... more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 31.99
Anthropologists in Arms traces the troubled history of social scientists' collaboration with national military, security, and intelligence organizations and analyzes the moral and ethical debates provoked by the rise of 'military anthropology'?particularly the practice of embedding anthropologists with combat troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 34.00
Global events of the early twenty-first century have placed new stress on the relationship among anthropology, governance, and war. Facing prolonged insurgency, segments of the U.S. military have taken a new interest in anthropology, prompting intense ethical and scholarly debate. Inspired by these issues, the essays in Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 38.00
An edited collection of ethnographic research that seeks to provide visions of and for US military culture from a solid anthropological base. The volume explores several important but relatively unknown cultural variations in the defense community through a variety of lenses. A strong list of contributors highlight important issues such as: anthrax... more...
- UPF 2002; US$ 34.95
This highly detailed study of Florida?s population focuses on where selected racial, ancestral, and religious groups live in Florida, where they lived previously, and why they chose to settle where they are. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 31.00
Dubbed by the New York Times as "one of the most sought-after legal academics in the county," William Ian Miller presents the arcane worlds of the Old Norse studies in a way sure to attract the interest of a wide range of readers. Bloodtaking and Peacemaking delves beneath the chaos and brutality of the Norse world to discover a complex interplay... more...