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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
Scattered across the South-East Asian massif, a few dozen ethnic groups (numbering around 50 million) maintain highly original cultural identities and political and economic traditions, against pressure from national majorities. They face the same challenges. The means by which social change has been imposed by the lowlanders are similar from country... more...
- Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 23.99
Contemporary Africa is demographically characterized above all else by its youthfulness. In East Africa the median age of the population is now a striking 17.5 years, and more than 65 percent of the population is age 24 or under. This situation has attracted growing scholarly attention, resulting in an important and rapidly expanding literature on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
The controversy surrounding the significant " Into the Heart of Africa " exhibit at the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada is explored in this compelling and analytical text. The exhibit has become an international, controversial touchstone for issues surrounding the politics of visual representation, such as the challenges to curatorial and ethnographic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00
Focussing on the mechanics of social change and the interaction between ethnic groups, cultures, structures and value systems the background questions of ecology, demography and history are also examined and the process of urbanization and rural revolution described. Trends in marriage and family life, education and religious ideas are also discussed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
This book argues that sound ? as it is created, transmitted, and perceived ? plays a key role in the constitution of space and community in contemporary Japan. The book examines how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics, and ethics, with transformative effects on human relations. From right-wing sound trucks to left-wing protests, from early... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 35.00
Between the Tides offers a compelling mix of storytelling, history, natural history, politics, and culture. David Pickell brings warmth and intelligence to his subject, and Kal Muller's photographs are surprising and evocative. Together, author and photographer show how an isolated, nomadic past meets a worldly, urban future, history confronts superstition,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 103.95
First published in 1922, this classic text examines the extensive and complex trading system maintained by the Trobriand Islanders. While the main theme is economics and social organization, the power of magic, mythology and folklore are also examined. more...