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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This groundbreaking book examines the diverse manifestations of homosexuality in various historical periods and non-Western cultures. The distinguished authors examine Kimam male ritualized homosexual behavior, Mexican homosexual interaction in public contexts, male homosexuality and spirit possession in Brazil, and much more. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.95
Theorien sozialer Gedächtnisse moderner Gesellschaften stehen vor dem Problem, soziale Dynamiken und Differenzierungsprozesse zu integrieren und dabei sowohl interaktionistisch konstituierende Gruppengedächtnisse als auch höherstufige Gedächtnisformen (Systeme, Diskurse, Nation etc.) im Blick zu behalten. Dieser Band versammelt... more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 41.00
These essays by one of anthropology?s most original theorists consider such fundamental questions as: Is cognition language-based? How reliable a guide to memory are people?s narratives about themselves? What connects the ?social recalling? studied by anthropologists to the ?autobiographical memory? studied by psychologists? Now gathered in accessible... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 68.00
In the early twentieth century, arguments between ?nature? and ?nurture? pitted a rigid genetic determinism against the idea that genes were flexible and open to environmental change. This book tells the story of three Viennese biologists who sought to show how the environment could shape heredity through the impact of hormones and explores the dynamic... more...
- AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 33.99
This new volume from the Society for Economic Anthropology examines the unique contributions of anthropologists to general economic theory. The authors challenge our understanding of human economies in the expanding global systems of interaction, with models and analyses from cross-cultural research. The book will be a valuable resource for anthropologists,... more...
- AltaMira Press 2008; US$ 28.99
Lawrence Kuznar makes a compelling case that it is even more important today, a decade after the publication of the first edition of Reclaiming a Scientific Anthropology, for anthropology to return to its roots in empirical science. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 29.99
The international contributors to this collection ask us to pause and consider the complex ways in which value is created and destroyed. Their diverse approaches of ethics, philosophy, cultural studies, and politics are at the forefront of a new field of 'ecohumanites.' more...