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  • Turbulent Times and Enduring Peoplesby Jean Michaud; Jan Ovesen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Vertrauen in Bankenby Thorsten Steinmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.99

    Steigender Wettbewerb und Ergebnisdruck verschlechtern die Zukunftsperspektive deutscher Banken. Zusätzlich hat die Finanzkrise zu deutlichen Vertrauensverlusten bei Bankkunden geführt. Eine erfolgversprechende Strategie, um die Ertragsprobleme der Banken zu mindern, ist die Verbindung des Firmen- und Privatkundengeschäfts von Unternehmern (Konnektivität).... 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...

  • Aboriginal Autonomyby Herbert Cole Coombs; Mick Dodson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00

    A plea for a just society, this book is about reconciliation with Australia's Aboriginal people. more...

  • After the Cultby Holger Jebens

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    In many parts of the world the "white man" is perceived to be an instigator of globalization and an embodiment of modernity. However, so far anthropologists have paid little attention to the actual heterogeneity and complexity of "whiteness" in specific ethnographic contexts. This study examines cultural perceptions of other and self as expressed... more...

  • The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyondby Mr John Barker; Dr Pamela J Stewart; Professor Andrew Strathern

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95

    The Anthropology of Morality in Melanesia and Beyond examines how Melanesians experience and deal with moral dilemmas and challenges. Taking Kenelm Burridge?s seminal work as their starting point, the contributors focus upon public situations and types of people that exemplify key ethical contradictions for members of moral communities. While returning... more...

  • Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Designby Deepti Gupta; Norsaadah Zakaria

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00

    One of the greatest challenges for the apparel industry is to produce garments that fit customers properly. Anthropometry, Apparel Sizing and Design addresses the need for improved characterization of our populations in order to tailor garments according to size, weight, and shape of consumers. This book reviews techniques in anthropometry, sizing... more...

  • The Archaeology of Differenceby Anne Clarke; Robin Torrence

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The Archaeology of Difference presents a new and radically different perspective on the archaeology of cross-cultural contact and engagement. The authors move away from acculturation or domination and resistance and concentrate on interaction and negotiation by using a wide variety of case studies which take a crucially indigenous rather than colonial... more...

  • Argonauts of the Western Pacificby Bronislaw Malinowski

    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...