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- amabooks 2005; US$ 9.99
" Zimbabwe's Cultural Heritage won first prize in the Zimbabwe Book Publishers Association Awards in 2006 for Non-fiction: Humanities and Social Sciences. It is a collection of pieces of the culture of the Ndebele, Shona, Tonga, Kalanga, Nambiya, Xhosa and Venda. The book gives the reader an insight into the world view of different peoples, through... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 132.00
This case study of Chinese settlement in Mauritius investigates the complexities of colonial diasporas and sets the construction of a mythology of migration against the realities of the processes of negotiation and communication with the larger society. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1994; US$ 17.50
Conference proceedings celebrating the International Year for the World's Indigenous Peoples, held in Townsville, Queensland, in 1993. Coinciding with the height of native title debates, many speakers discussed and analysed the possible effects of, and opportunities arising from, the Australian High Court's decision. more...
- Allen & Unwin 1984; US$ 13.63
Aboriginals and the Mining Industry reviews the participation of Aborigines in mining company employment. It examines the contribution of land rights legislation to protecting Aboriginal interests, and it asks how far the growth of mining in remote parts of Australia has aided the economic development of Aboriginal groups living there. Detailed case... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 26.50
Phillips establishes a framework for understanding the issues pertinent to Australian Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga (marijuana) and gambling and its aftermath in one community, Big River which is a fictitious name for a real community. more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
American Ethnic Practices in the Early Twenty-first Century: The Milwaukee Study is a work based on a twelve-year research project conducted in the greater Milwaukee area by Urban Anthropology Inc. This qualitative study examines the current strength of ethnicity and the contributions that ethnic practices have made to the wider society. more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95
Amazonia and Siberia, classic regions of shamanism, have long challenged 'western' understandings of man's place in the world. By exploring the social relations between humans and non-human entities credited with human-like personhood (not only animals and plants, but also 'things' such as artifacts, trade items, or mineral resources) from a comparative... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95
This book examines life history writing by Australian Aboriginal women in the context of ongoing negotiations about one's status and claims to country. It uses a methodological combination of literary analysis, history and anthropology to draw out the distinctive cultural heritages held in palimpsest within texts. more...