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Collected ethnographies

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  • Gypsy and Traveller Ethnicityby Brian A Belton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    The book explores the notion of Gypsy and Traveller ethnicity and provides a critique of the conceptual basis of racial and ethnic categorisation. An analysis of the post-war housing situation is given in order to illustrate a connection between social and economic conditions, legislation affecting gypsies and travellers and the visibility and general... more...

  • The Present Politics of the Pastby Seán Patrick Eudaily

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 146.00

    This work applies Jacques Derrida's framework of "spectropolitics" to (post)coloniality in order to investigate the emergence of indigenous peoples' movements, advances a poststructural approach to the analysis of liberal politics based upon the historical sociology of Michel Foucault, and critically engages the literatures on ethnic politics, critical... more...

  • Ethnography and the Cityby Richard E. Ocejo

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95

    The only collection of its kind on the market, this reader gathers the work of some of the most esteemed urban ethnographers in sociology and anthropology. Broken down into sections that cover key aspects of ethnographic research, Ethnography and the City will expose readers to important works in the field, while also guiding students to the study... more...

  • Native on the Netby Kyra Landzelius

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    Exploring the influence of the Internet on the lives of indigenous and diasporic peoples, Kyra Landzelius leads a team of expert anthropologists and ethnographers who go on-site and on-line to explore how a diverse range of indigenous and transnational diasporic communities actually use the Internet. From the Taino Indians of the Caribbean,... more...

  • The Origins of Indigenismby Ronald Niezen

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    International indigenism may sound like a contradiction in terms, but it is indeed a global phenomenon and a growing form of activism. In his fluent and accessible narrative, Ronald Niezen examines the ways the relatively recent emergence of an internationally recognized identity--"indigenous peoples"--intersects with another relatively recent international... more...

  • Forager-Traders in South and Southeast Asiaby Kathleen D. Morrison; Laura L. Junker

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 39.00

    Unique re-assessment of forager-trader groups within the complex historical worlds of South and Southeast Asia. more...

  • Making History in Bandaby Ann Brower Stahl

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 54.00

    Stahl explores the theoretical and methodological issues confronting our understanding of Africa's past. more...

  • A Global History of Indigenous Peoplesby Professor Ken S. Coates

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 40.00

    A Global History of Indigenous Peoples examines the history of the indigenous/tribal peoples of the world. The work spans the period from the pivotal migrations which saw the peopling of the world, examines the processes by which tribal peoples established themselves as separate from surplus-based and more material societies, and considers the impact... more...

  • Journey of Songby Clare A. Ignatowski

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    During the long dry season, Tupuri men and women in northern Cameroon gather in gurna camps outside their villages to learn the songs that will be performed at widely attended celebrations to honor the year's dead. The gurna provides a space for them to join together in solidarity to care for their cattle, ... more...

  • Ladakhi Historiesby John Bray

    BRILL 2005; US$ 136.00

    This book presents the most important findings of recent historical research on Ladakh in the Indian Himalaya. It draws on contributions from historians, art historians, linguists and anthropologists to provide a much richer view of the region?s past than was previously available. more...