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  • Ethnic Groups of South Asia and the Pacific: An Encyclopediaby James Minahan

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 98.00

    Ideally suited for high school and undergraduate students studying subjects such as anthropology, geography, and social studies, Ethnic Groups of South Asia and the Pacific: An Encyclopedia provides clear, detailed, and up-to-date information on each major group in South Asian and Pacific Island countries, including India, Nepal, Indonesia, Pakistan,... 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...

  • Avatiby Mia Pelletier; Sara Otterstätter

    Inhabit Media 2013; US$ 7.99

    The Arctic is not a barren, frigid landscape filled with only ice and snow. It is a complex ecosystem that contains many thriving habitats, each supported by dozens of ecological relationships between plants and animals. From the many animals that live and hunt at the floe edge to the hundreds of insects that abound on the summer tundra, this book... more...

  • CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON NEOLIBERAL GLOBALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION IN AFRICA AND ASIAby Dip Kapoor

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 39.31

    This interdisciplinary collection of readings pertaining to schooling, higher education, adult and community development education, indigenous education and social movement learning in the African and Asian regions is a contribution to anti/critical colonial scholarship in comparative/international education and the sociology of education. The political... 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...

  • 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...

  • Asian Anthropologyby Jan Van Bremen; Eyal Ben-Ari; Syed Farid Alatas

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Asian Anthropology raises important questions regarding the nature of anthropology and particularly the production and consumption of anthropological knowledge in Asia. Instead of assuming a universal standard or trajectory for the development of anthropology in Asia, the contributors to this volume begin with the appropriate premise that anthropologies... more...

  • Human Paleobiologyby Robert B. Eckhardt

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 56.00 US$ 45.92

    This book explores adaptability and variation in past and present human populations. 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 cultures... more...

  • Power Sharingby Elizabeth Keating

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59

    What allows certain individuals and groups to maintain control over the actions and lives of others? Linguistic anthropologist Elizabeth Keating went to the island of Pohnpei, in Micronesia, and studied how people use language and other semiotic codes to reproduce and manipulate status differences. The result is this inside view of how language works... more...