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

  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 137.00 US$ 118.73

    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...

  • Hunting by Fritz Allhoff; Nathan Kowalsky; David Petersen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.02

    Hunting - Philosophy for Everyone presents a collection of readings from academics and non-academics alike that move beyond the ethical justification of hunting to investigate less traditional topics and offer fresh perspectives on why we hunt. The only recent book to explicitly examine the philosophical issues surrounding hunting Shatters... 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$ 103.95 US$ 90.09

    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... more...

  • Tattoos - Philosophy for Everyoneby Robert Arp

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95 US$ 13.17

    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$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    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...

  • The Human Canvasby Karala Barendregt

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 50.00 US$ 41.00

    "The human body is the most beautiful thing to us, both inside and out." --Nick & Brian Wolfe Inside the Magical World of Bodypainting From fine art to fashion and from advertising to competition, the world of bodypainting is vast and beautiful. With The Human Canvas you will get front row seats to the pageantry of mind-blowing images from... more...

  • Resurrecting Cannibalsby Heike Behrend

    Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 80.00

    This is the first ethnography of the Uganda Martyrs Guild (UMG), a lay movement of the Catholic Church, and its organized witch-hunts in the kingdom of Tooro, Western Uganda. more...

  • The Chattahoochee Chiefdomsby John H. Blitz; Karl G. Lorenz

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95

    An overview and model of complex society in the prehistoric Southeast.   Along the banks of the lower Chattahoochee River, the remains of ancient settlements are abundant, including archaeological sites produced by Native Americans between 900 and 350 years ago, and marked by the presence of large earthen mounds. Like similar monuments elsewhere... more...

  • Catawba Indian Potteryby Thomas John Blumer; William L. Harris

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    With a Foreword by William Harris When Europeans encountered them, the Catawba Indians were living along the river and throughout the valley that carries their name near the present North Carolina-South Carolina border. Archaeologists later collected and identified categories of pottery types belonging to the historic Catawba and extrapolated an... more...