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

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • Old Man's Storyby Bill Neidjie; Mark Lang

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 27.99

    Known as ?Old Man? in this book, Bill Neidjie wanted to record aspects of his life for a younger generation of Gagadju, to help them look after their country and remember its stories, as well as for balanda , or non-Aboriginal people. Bill is perhaps best known for being central to the opening up of his land, which led to the creation of the world... 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...

  • 15000 Jahre Mord und Totschlagby Joachim Wahl

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2015; US$ 28.61

    Archäologie als Crime Scene Investigation: Mit modernen wissenschaftlichen Methoden rekonstruieren Anthropologen auch nach Jahrtausenden noch Lebensläufe der Opfer, berührende Einzelschicksale und Tathergänge. Manchmal gelingt es sogar, die Täter und deren Motive zu identifizieren. Die Ergebnisse lassen erschaudern und liefern gleichzeitig spannende... more...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Living Kinship in the Pacificby Christina Toren; Simonne Pauwels

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    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...