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  • Contested Representationsby Shelly R. Butler

    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...

  • East African Societiesby Aylward Shorter

    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...

  • The Personality of the Urban African in South Africaby C. de Ridder

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japanby Joseph D. Hankins; Carolyn S. Stevens

    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...

  • Women of the Placeby Margaret Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Between the Tidesby David Pickell; Kal Muller

    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...

  • Fighting Hardby Richard Broome

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Fighting Hard tells a history of the Aborigines Advancement League, the oldest Aboriginal organization in Australia. As both a welfare and activist body, the League can be seen as the mother of all Aboriginal Victorian community organizations, having spawned a diverse range of organizations. This work discusses how the League influenced the fight... more...

  • The Use of Signing Space in a Shared Sign Language of Australiaby Anastasia Bauer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In this book, an Australian Aboriginal sign language used by Indigenous people in the North East Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) is described on the level of spatial grammar. Topics discussed range from properties of individual signs to structure of interrogative and negative sentences. The main interest is the manifestation of signing... more...

  • A Contemporary Geography of Ugandaby B. BakamaNume

    Mkuki na Nyota Publishers 2010; US$ 41.80

    The last text on the geography of Uganda was written in 1975 by Professor Brian Langlands. Since the last publication, Uganda has undergone numerous changes. The population has more than tripled from less than 10 million to almost 30 million. The district boundaries have changed and the number of districts increases every year. New districts are created... more...

  • The Anthropology of Africa: Challenges for the 21st Centuryby Nchoji Nkwi

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 52.00

    In 1999 (August 30 ? September 2) the Pan African Anthropological Association (PAAA) marked the 10th anniversary of its creation by holding its 9th Annual Conference in Yaounde, Cameroon ? the city and country of its birth. The conference, themed ?The Anthropology of Africa: Challenges for the 21st Century?, was attended by some seventy participants,... more...