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  • Sounding the Limits of Lifeby Stefan Helmreich; Sophia Roosth; Michele Friedner

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 21.56

    What is life? What is water? What is sound? In Sounding the Limits of Life , anthropologist Stefan Helmreich investigates how contemporary scientists?biologists, oceanographers, and audio engineers?are redefining these crucial concepts. Life, water, and sound are phenomena at once empirical and abstract, material and formal, scientific and social.... more...

  • Politics of Education in Colonial Indiaby Krishna Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    In retracting from the popular view that India?s modern educational policy was shaped almost entirely by Macaulay, this incisive work reveals the complex ideological and institutional rubric of the colonial educational system. It examines its wide-ranging and lasting impact on curriculum, pedagogy, textbooks, teachers? role and status, and indigenous... more...

  • Tribal Development in Western Indiaby Amita Shah; Jharna Pathak

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Tribal communities in western India, as elsewhere in the country, have been facing increasing marginalisation and poverty. This is so despite a relatively better record of social movements and work by civil society organisations among them and their political inclusion. Further, the existing literature on tribals focuses more on their socio-cultural... more...

  • Every hill got a storyby Men and Women of Central Australia and the Central Land Council; Marg Bowman

    Hardie Grant Books 2015; US$ 23.99

    Every hill got a story is the first comprehensive history of Central Australia’s Aboriginal people, as told in their own words and many languages. Nyinanyi ngurangka - being on country - is not a ‘lifestyle choice’ but a hard-won right, a spiritual and cultural duty, a constant battle, a source of happiness and opportunity and the meaning... more...

  • People of the Mediterraneanby J. Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The Mediterranean countries have long attracted the attention of social anthropologists, from Frazer and Durkheim to the present day. In this volume, first published in 1977, Dr Davis reviews the extensive anthropological material collected and published by people who have worked in the area and claims that social anthropologists have a distinctive... more...

  • Higher Biology for CfEby Clare Marsh; James Simms; Caroline Stevenson

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    The perfect practice book for multiple choice and matching exercises that make up 20% of the final CfE Higher exam paper. This book offers ideal material for either classroom or homework activities, and allows students to construct a glossary of terms essential to the course, while banks of multiple choice questions enable them to practise extensivelty... more...

  • Ethnographies in Pan Pacific Researchby Robert E. Rinehart; elke emerald; Rangi Matamua

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The book is about exciting ethnographic happenings in the vibrant and growing global interface which includes Australia, New Zealand, and some of the Asian geographical regions, as well as - more broadly - the global South. It explores ethnographic writing as culture(s) (re)produced, positionalities of authors, tensions between authors and others,... more...

  • Following Burke and Wills Across Australiaby Dave Phoenix

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 49.95

    A perfect companion for those wanting to see outback Australia, and at the same time understand a journey that has attained mythic status. more...

  • Living Kinship in the Pacificby Christina Toren; Simonne Pauwels

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 34.95

    Unaisi Nabobo-Baba observed that for the various peoples of the Pacific, kinship is generally understood as "knowledge that counts." It is with this observation that this volume begins, and it continues with a straightforward objective to provide case studies of Pacific kinship. In doing so, contributors share an understanding of kinship as a lived... more...

  • A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle Eastby Soraya Altorki

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East presents a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions in anthropological research and activism in the modern Middle East. Offers critical perspectives on the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical goals of anthropology in the Middle East Analyzes the conditions of... more...