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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Egypt?s history is interwoven with conflicts of Bedouin, governments and peasants, competing over same cultivated lands and of migrations of nomads from the deserts to the Nile Valley. Mehemet Ali?s era represented the initial ending of the traditional tribalism, and the beginning of emergence of a semi-urban community, which became an integral part... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Choosing to do fieldwork overseas, particularly in the Global South, is a challenge in itself. The researcher faces logistical complications, health and safety issues, cultural differences, language barriers, and much more. But permeating the entire fieldwork experience are a range of intermediating ethical issues. While many researchers seek to follow... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95
Contributing to identity formation in ethnically and religiously diverse postcolonial societies, this book examines the role played by creole identity in Indonesia, and in particular its capital, Jakarta. While, on the one hand, it facilitates transethnic integration and promotes a specifically postcolonial sense of common nationhood due to its... more...
- 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 system... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In the 1970s, one of the most torrid and forbidding regions in the world burst on to the international stage. The discovery and subsequent exploitation of oil allowed tribal rulers of the U.A.E, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait to dream big. How could fishermen, pearl divers and pastoral nomads catch up with the rest of the modernized world? Even today,... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2014; US$ 23.99
Drawing from firsthand accounts, court testimony, and contemporary records, this history tells the story of Coranderrk, an Aboriginal community that operated successfully as a supplier of wheat and hops to Melbourne before an Aboriginal Protection Board?spurred Parliamentary Inquiry in 1881 deprived it of the bulk of its workforce. The first-person... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
This text provides a mulitdisciplinary analysis of the ethnic groups of Southeast Asia which have maintained highly original cultural identities and political and economic traditions, against pressure from national majorities. more...