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  • Ed Geinby Chloe Castleden

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 1.01

    The story of the killer Ed Gein is one of the weirdest, most disturbing ever, one that has inspired horror stories as diverse as Psycho and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre . His crimes, which were committed in and around Plainfield, Wisconsin, included exhuming corpses from local graveyards and making trophies and keepsakes from their skin and bones.... more...

  • Facetten des Menschenby Anne Pollok

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2009; US$ 114.35

    Hauptbeschreibung Ziel dieser Studie ist es, ein umfassendes Bild des Denkens Moses Mendelssohns zu zeichnen. Dabei gelingt es der Verfasserin, Mendelssohns Ansatz radikal in den zeitgenössischen Debatten zu kontextualisieren und zugleich zu zeigen, welch vielfältige Anschlußmöglichkeiten dieser Ansatz zu seiner Zeit bot - und unter geänderten Rahmenbedingungen... more...

  • Stone Artefact Production and Exchange among the Lesser Antillesby Sebastiaan Knippenberg

    Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 70.00

    This archaeological study reconstructs Pre-Columbian exchange networks in the Lesser Antilles based on lithic artefact distributions among the different islands. more...

  • Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropologyby Lawrence A. Kuznar

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 28.99

    Lawrence Kuznar makes a compelling case that it is even more important today, a decade after the publication of the first edition of Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropology, for anthropology to return to its roots in empirical science. more...

  • Doing Anthropological Researchby Natalie Konopinski

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    A practical and methodological toolkit for carrying out anthropological research. more...

  • Making and Growingby Elizabeth Hallam; Tim Ingold

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Making and Growing brings together the latest work in the fields of anthropology and material culture studies to explore the differences - and the relation - between making things and growing things, and between things that are made and things that grow. Though the former are often regarded as artefacts and the latter as organisms, the book calls this... more...

  • Material Culturesby Daniel Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 69.95

    A collection of essays which present a balanced survey between theoretical discussions on the one hand and case-study research on the other. This volume is an ethnographic study of material cultures. more...

  • Materiality and Societyby Tim Dant

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book examines the relationships between society and material culture: the interaction between people and things. Tim Dant argues that the traditional approach to material culture has focused on the symbolic meanings of objects, largely overlooking the material impact that objects have on everyday life in late modernity. Dant resists the now well-established... more...

  • Material Culture in the Social Worldby Tim Dant

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 42.00

    In what ways do we interact with material things? How do material objects affect the way we relate to each other? This book draws on theoretical work to explore a variety of things - from stone cairns to denim jeans, televisions to penis rings, houses to works of art - to understand something of how we live with them. more...