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

  • Le culture del ciboby

    Springer Milan 2013; US$ 19.99

    L?alimentazione, oltre a soddisfare un bisogno primario e a svolgere un ruolo chiave nella prevenzione delle malattie, ha importanti implicazioni culturali, sociali e psicologiche. Nutrirsi un atto appreso e di natura cognitiva, ed sempre influenzato dalle idee, dalla religione e dalla tradizione famigliare di un individuo. L?atto del mangiare... more...

  • Soil and Cultureby

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 239.00

    This book explores the perception of soil in ancient, traditional, and modern societies. It looks at the visual arts, prose & poetry, religion, philosophy, anthropology, archaeology, wine production, health & diet, and disease & warfare. more...

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 133.00

    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...

  • Routledge International Handbook of Food Studiesby Ken Albala

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.95

    Over the past decade there has been a remarkable flowering of interest in food and nutrition, both within the popular media and in academia. Scholars are increasingly using foodways, food systems and eating habits as a new unit of analysis within their own disciplines, and students are rushing into classes and formal degree programs focused on food.... more...

  • Hunting by Fritz Allhoff; Nathan Kowalsky; David Petersen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    Editor Nathan Kowalsky is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, St. Joseph’s College, University of Alberta. He has published essays in the journals Environmental Ethics and Ethical Perspectives and in the book The Ranges of Evil: Multidisciplinary Studies in Human Wickedness . He has also served as a consultant to Environment Canada (a... more...

  • Eastern Cherokee Fishingby Heidi M. Altman

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    Cherokee identity as revealed in fishing methods and materials.   In Eastern Cherokee Fishing , life histories, folktales, and reminiscences about fish gathered from interviews with Cherokee and non-Cherokee people provide a clear and personal picture of the changes in the Qualla Boundary (Eastern Band of the) Cherokee in the last 75 years.... more...

  • Ethnobiologyby E. N. Anderson; Deborah Pearsall; Eugene Hunn; Nancy Turner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 100.95

    The single comprehensive treatment of the field, from the leading members of the Society of Ethnobiology The field of ethnobiology?the study of relationships between particular ethnic groups and their native plants and animals?has grown very rapidly in recent years, spawning numerous subfields. Ethnobiological research has produced a wide range... more...

  • Dot Com Mantraby Dr Payal Arora

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    This ethnographic study of social computing in the Central Himalayas, India, investigates alternative social practices with new technologies and media amongst a population that is largely undocumented. The book offers fresh, critical perspectives on issues of free learning with computers, the range and role of actors as intermediaries of digital information,... more...

  • Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyoneby Robert Arp

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95

    Covering philosophical issues ranging from tattooed religious symbols to a feminist aesthetics of tattoo, Tattoos and Philosophy offers an enthusiastic analysis of inking that will lead readers to consider the nature of the tattooing arts in a new and profound way. Contains chapters written by philosophers (most all with tattoos themselves),... more...

  • An Intellectual History of Cannibalismby Catalin Avramescu; Alistair Ian Blyth

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    The cannibal has played a surprisingly important role in the history of thought--perhaps the ultimate symbol of savagery and degradation-- haunting the Western imagination since before the Age of Discovery, when Europeans first encountered genuine cannibals and related horrible stories of shipwrecked travelers eating each other. An Intellectual History... more...