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Collected ethnographies

  • Aborigines of Taiwanby Josiane Cauquelin

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    The first comprehensive study of the Puyuma people of Taiwan, this book is based on extensive field research over a period of twenty years. more...

  • African Voices, African Livesby Pat Caplan

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    By utilising a mixture of styles - narrative and life history, ethnographic observation and the diary kept by Mohammed, a Swahili peasant, this book grapples with issues raised by personal narratives, authorial authority and reflexivity. more...

  • The Age of Wild Ghostsby Erik Mueggler

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    In Erik Mueggler's powerful and imaginative ethnography, a rural minority community in the mountains of Southwest China struggles to find its place at the end of a century of violence and at the margins of a nation-state. Here, people describe the present age, beginning with the Great Leap Famine of 1958-1960 and continuing through the 1990s, as "the... more...

  • American Conversationsby Ellen Bigler

    Temple University Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Growing numbers of working-class Puerto Ricans are migrating from larger mainland metropolitan areas into smaller, "safer" communities in search of a better quality of life for themselves and their families. What they may also encounter in moving to such communities is a discourse of exclusion that associates their differences and their... more...

  • The Andesby Jason Wilson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 15.99

    Introduction 1: The Venezuelan Andes 2: Colombian Andes 3: Ecuadorian Andes 4: Peruvian Andes 5: Bolivian Andes 6: Argentine and Chilean Andes more...

  • Anthropology in the Cityby Italo Pardo; Giuliana Prato

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    With half of humanity already living in towns and cities and that proportion expected to increase in the coming decades, society - both Western and non-Western - is fast becoming urban and even mega-urban. As such, research in urban settings is evidently timely and of great importance. Anthropology in the City brings together a leading team of anthropologists... more...

  • Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on the Native Peoples of Pampa, Patagonia, and Tierra del Fuego to the Nineteenth Centuryby CLAUDIA BRIONES; JOSE LUIS LANATA

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 147.00

    The Spanish conquerors who explored the southern cone of South America reported back to Europe that the region was empty of human inhabitants. In truth, however, the large area supported a thriving, albeit low-density, population of foragers. Those foragers?the Mapuche, Tehuelche, Rankuelche, and Fueguian peoples?are the subject of this volume, which... more...

  • Being Ethnographicby Raymond Madden

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 56.00

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

  • Beyond Multiculturalismby Giuliana B. Prato

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Beyond Multiculturalism is the first volume of its kind to offer a comparative view of multiculturalism in a variety of countries worldwide. It considers both traditionally multicultural/multiethnic societies and those where cultural pluralism is relatively new, to offer this fascinating account of multiculturalism in urban everyday life. This exciting... more...

  • Bhutanby John A. Ardussi; Francoise Pommaret

    BRILL 2007; US$ 96.00

    Presents a variety of themes from the historical and modern periods of Bhutan, illustrating change and adaptation to new realities. This work explores topics such as: the early history, Buddhism and the lives of Bhutanese Buddhist saints, the changing role of local, non-Buddhist religious practitioners in society, and more. more...