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Technology. Material culture, Including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc.

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  • Understanding Material Cultureby Ian Woodward

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 43.00

    "In his interdisciplinary review of material culture, Ian Woodward goes beyond synthesis to offer a theoretically innovative reconstruction of the field. It is filled with gems of conceptual insight and empirical discovery. A wonderful book." - Jeffrey C. Alexander, Yale University "A well-grounded and accessible survey of the burgeoning... more...

  • Technology: A World Historyby Daniel R. Headrick

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Technology: A World History offers a brilliant history of invention around the globe. Historian Daniel R. Headrick ranges from the Stone Age and the beginnings of agriculture to the Industrial Revolution and the electronic revolution of the recent past. In tracing the growing power of humans over nature through increasingly powerful innovations,... more...

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 137.00

    Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... more...

  • Electronic Technologies and Instructionby Frank A. Dubinskas; James H. McDonald

    Wiley 2009; US$ 33.95

    NAPA Bulletin is a peer reviewed occasional publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology, dedicated to the practical problem-solving and policy applications of anthropological knowledge and methods. peer reviewed publication of the National Association for the Practice of Anthropology dedicated to the practical... more...

  • In the Company of Carsby Dr Sarah Redshaw; Dr Lisa Dorn; Assoc Prof Ian Glendon; Professor Gerald Matthews

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    It has long been accepted that the social and cultural meanings of the car far exceed the practical need for mobility. This book marks the first attempt to contribute to road safety, considering, in depth, these meanings and the cultures of driving that are shaped by them. In the Company of Cars examines the perspectives that young people have on... more...

  • Food And Evolutionby Marvin Harris

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 44.95

    "Many topics of interest to health professionals, such as vegetarianism, dietary fibers, lactose intolerance, favism, cannibalism and changes in nutritional status wrought by the decline of hunter-gathering and the rise of horticulture. Many sections will appeal to the general reader." --Journal of Applied NutritionThe old adage "you are what you... more...

  • Designing an Anthropology Careerby Sherylyn H. Briller; Amy Goldmacher

    AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 28.99

    This workbook contains a series of professional exercises for students who want to use their training in anthropology to develop a career in anthropology and other fields. more...

  • Food and Gender in Fijiby Sharyn Jones

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99

    This book examines the social relations surrounding foodways on the island of Nayau in Fiji. Offering a comprehensive and rigorous example of ethnoarchaeology at work, Jones' book has major implications for archaeological interpretations of foodways, gender, identity, and social organization in the Pacific Islands and beyond. more...

  • Asian Material Cultureby Marianne Hulsbosch; Elizabeth Bedford; Martha Chaiklin

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    An informative overview of the materiality of Asian cultures and the ways in which objects and practices can embody and also exhibit individual as well as collective tastes and values more...

  • The Materiality of Individualityby Carolyn L. White

    Springer New York 2009; US$ 179.00

    Exploring the complex interactions between people and objects in the past, this book offers a fresh approach to the relationships between material culture and individual lives. It gathers together the most recent thinking of established and emerging scholars. more...