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  • A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle Eastby Soraya Altorki

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East presents a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions in anthropological research and activism in the modern Middle East. Offers critical perspectives on the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical goals of anthropology in the Middle East Analyzes the conditions of... more...

  • Sounding the Limits of Lifeby Stefan Helmreich; Sophia Roosth; Michele Friedner

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.18

    What is life? What is water? What is sound? In Sounding the Limits of Life , anthropologist Stefan Helmreich investigates how contemporary scientists?biologists, oceanographers, and audio engineers?are redefining these crucial concepts. Life, water, and sound are phenomena at once empirical and abstract, material and formal, scientific and social.... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Singapore and Malaysiaby Jaime Koh; Stephanie Ho

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Culture and Customs of Singapore and Malaysia examines all aspects of contemporary life in these two geographically close and historically and culturally connected nations, starting with the people fighting to maintain a balance between the new and the traditional. The book shows how religion has evolved through time in the two nations and examines... more...

  • Following Burke and Wills Across Australiaby Dave Phoenix

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 49.95

    A perfect companion for those wanting to see outback Australia, and at the same time understand a journey that has attained mythic status. more...

  • Higher Biology for CfEby Clare Marsh; James Simms; Caroline Stevenson

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    The perfect practice book for multiple choice and matching exercises that make up 20% of the final CfE Higher exam paper. This book offers ideal material for either classroom or homework activities, and allows students to construct a glossary of terms essential to the course, while banks of multiple choice questions enable them to practise extensivelty... more...

  • Politics of Education in Colonial Indiaby Krishna Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    In retracting from the popular view that India?s modern educational policy was shaped almost entirely by Macaulay, this incisive work reveals the complex ideological and institutional rubric of the colonial educational system. It examines its wide-ranging and lasting impact on curriculum, pedagogy, textbooks, teachers? role and status, and indigenous... more...

  • Tribal Development in Western Indiaby Amita Shah; Jharna Pathak

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Tribal communities in western India, as elsewhere in the country, have been facing increasing marginalisation and poverty. This is so despite a relatively better record of social movements and work by civil society organisations among them and their political inclusion. Further, the existing literature on tribals focuses more on their socio-cultural... more...

  • The Nature of Heritageby Lynn Meskell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 46.95 US$ 40.69

    The Nature of Heritage: The New South Africa is unique in revealing the conflicts inherent in preserving both natural and cultural heritage, by examining the archaeological, ethnographic and economic evidence of a nation's attempts to master its past and its future. Provides a classic example of how nations attempt to overcome a negative heritage... more...

  • A Companion to the Anthropology of Japanby Jennifer Robertson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 228.95 US$ 198.42

    This book is an unprecedented collection of 29 original essays by some of the world’s most distinguished scholars of Japan. Covers a broad range of issues, including the colonial roots of anthropology in the Japanese academy; eugenics and nation building; majority and minority cultures; genders and sexualities; and fashion and food... more...

  • Long Time, Olden Timeby Peter Read; Jay Read

    IAD Press 1991; US$ 10.45

    The year is 1977, and Dinny Japaljarri remembers a time when the Northern Territory was a very different place. Twenty five years on, many of the events in this book now survive only in the memories of a generation that has passed, or is passing, away. Their stories, however, live on told here in the vibrant tradition of Aboriginal oral history,... more...