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  • Tribal Communities in the Malay Worldby Geoffrey Benjamin; Cynthia Chou

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2003; US$ 75.00

    The Malay World (Alam Melayu), spanning the Malay Peninsula, much of Sumatra, and parts of Borneo, has long contained within it a variety of populations. Most of the Malays have been organized into the different kingdoms (kerajaan Melayu) from which they have derived their identity. But the territories of those kingdoms have also included tribal peoples... more...

  • The Hadzaby Frank Marlowe

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 33.95

    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...

  • Tribeswomen of Iranby Julia Huang

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 29.50

    Since the revolution in 1979, the Islamic Republic of Iran has permitted few Western scholars to conduct research in the country. Here Julia Huang provides a remarkable account of local tribal life in Iran and depicts a community largely beyond the scope and reach of foreign travellers and the Western media. Huang documents the difficult livelihoods... more...

  • Victims of Progressby John H. Bodley

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 48.99

    This compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world provides a provocative context in which students can think about civilization and its costs. more...

  • Being Ethnographicby Raymond Madden

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 60.00

    This book provides theoretical, practical and critical lessons which allow researchers of all levels of experience to successfully engage with their ethnographic research 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...

  • Interpreting Japanese Societyby Joy Hendry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 73.95

    First published in 1986, Interpreting Japanese Society became something of a classic in the field. In this newly revised and updated edition, the value of anthropological approaches to help understand an ancient and complex nation is clearly demonstrated. While living and working in Japan the contributors have studied important areas of society.... more...

  • Living with Separation in Chinaby Charles Stafford

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dislocating Masculinityby Andrea Cornwall; Nancy Lindisfarne

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 69.95

    This book draws upon anthropology, feminism and postmodernism to offer a penetrating and challenging study of how gender operates. The book offers a radical critique of much of the recent writing on and by men and raises important questions about emodiment, agency and the variety of masculine styles. 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...