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- Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 136.89
Desert Peoples: Archaeological Perspectives provides an issues-oriented overview of hunter-gatherer societies in desert landscapes that combines archaeological and anthropological perspectives and includes a wide range of regional and thematic case studies. Brings together, for the first time, studies from deserts as diverse as the sand... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 117.99
This series addresses the major subject areas of urban sociology, ethnic and minority groups within the city, social network of urban residents, location of retail and industrial activities within the metropolitan complex, decline of the central cities and emergence of suburban lifestyles, and the core question of community integration itself. more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 2002; US$ 58.00
Indigenous Australians share with the Indigenous peoples of the world, a commitment to govern their lands. Increasingly, international law standards are providing for the right of Indigenous participation in decisions affecting natural resources and land use. This book examines the policies and practices of Canada, the United States, Greenland, Denmark,... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 36.35
Globalisation creates both risks and opportunities for Indigenous peoples. This book describes successful strategies that have been used by Indigenous peoples to protect and promote their identities and cultural values in the face of pressures arising from an interconnected world. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 115.00
Combining ethnographic research and theoretical reflections on the pursuit of the good life in a Tibetan community in the Nepal Himalaya, this book offers a perspective in seeking to understand contemporary experience of development and globalization. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 27.95
Ensconced in the tight kinship network of a local household in Oaxaca, Mexico, the author embarked on a challenging study of a radical ethnic political movement, COCEI. An anthropologist who married a Zapotec Women, the author chronicles his fieldwork in this memoir. His research is interwoven with his personal experiences, addressing the political... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
First published in 1985, this Routledge Revival is a lively and colourful account of life in the Japanese countryside, as seen through the eyes of an anthropologist who did fieldwork there for four years. Part journal, part ethnographic observation, part social and moral commentary, this very personal and sensitive book depicts not only the intricate... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95
In The Hadza , Frank Marlowe provides a quantitative ethnography of one of the last remaining societies of hunter-gatherers in the world. The Hadza, who inhabit an area of East Africa near the Serengeti and Olduvai Gorge, have long drawn the attention of anthropologists and archaeologists for maintaining a foraging lifestyle in a region that is key... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 21.20
The island of Corsica has long been a popular destination for travelers in search of the European exotic, but it has also been a focus of French concerns about national unity and identity. Today, Corsica is part of a vibrant Franco-Mediterranean social universe. Starting from an ethnographic study in... more...