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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • More Decent Obsessionsby Bernard Salt

    Melbourne University Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Have you ever become engrossed in a trashy magazine at the dentist, only to realise that it is a decade old? Why do 'mates rates' always favour the buyer and never the seller? Have you noticed the new trends in the language of cafe menus? Over the years Salt has charmed Australian readers with his unique blend of social insight and down-to-earth... more...

  • Kangkushotby Jolly Read; Peter Coppin

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    An updated edition of an epic and remarkable story, this is the powerful and moving history in which Peter Coppin, or Kangkushot, remembers his life in Western Australia?s Pilbara region and his involvement in the first strike of Aboriginal workers in the nation?s history. A senior Nyamal lawman, Coppin was born in Yarrie country in Western Australia?s... 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$ 190.00

    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

    Explores adaptability and variation in past and present human populations. more...

  • A Companion to the Anthropology of Japanby Jennifer Robertson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 221.95

    "This groundbreaking symposium will serve scholars well as a reference volume ... Challenging yet accessible, this is essential stock for all academic libraries, and for reference libraries with any interest in disciplines spanned or in Far East Studies. Blackwell Companions are setting an admirable standard as they blaze new trails." Reference... more...

  • Power Sharingby Elizabeth Keating

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 134.99

    This text challenges theories on the nature of social stratification. The author went to Pohnpei and studied how people use language and other semiotic codes to reproduce and manipulate status differences. The result is this view of how language works to create power and social inequality. more...