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  • Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societiesby Brian Adams; Brooke Blades

    Wiley 2009; US$ 137.00

    Lithic Materials and Paleolithic Societies provides a detailed examination of the Paleolithic procurement and utilization of the most durable material in the worldwide archaeological record. The volume addresses sites ranging in age from some of the earliest hominin occupations in eastern and southern Africa to late Pleistocene and post-Pleistocene... more...

  • Symbolism 14by Rüdiger Ahrens; Klaus Stierstorfer; Florian Kläger

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    Symbolic representation is a crucial subject for and a potent heuristic instrument of diaspora studies. This special focus inquires into the forms and functions of symbols of diaspora both in aesthetic practice and in critical discourse, analyzing and theorizing symbolic practices from Shakespeare to Bollywood as well as in critical writings... more...

  • Psychosocial Impact of Polygamy in the Middle Eastby Alean Al-Krenawi

    Springer New York 2013; Not Available

    This book examines such elements of family structure as father-mother, father-children, mother-children relationships, and relationships between offspring of different mothers. Explores the role of Islam, and the social and economic consequences of polygamy. more...

  • Through Eugène Dubois' eyesby Paul C.H. Albers; John de Vos

    BRILL 2009; US$ 70.00

    This new biography on Eugène Dubois' includes the reconstruction of the book that he intended to write on Pithecanthropus erectus and other fossils from Indonesia (but never finished), together with the recently discovered correspondence from his publisher and the disclosure of the photographic material in the Dubois Collection. more...

  • Catalunya, One Nation, Two Statesby Alexander Alland

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 36.00

    A comparative ethnographic study of Catalan culture in France and Spain. more...

  • On Durkheim's Elementary Forms of Religious Lifeby N.J. Allen; W.S.F. Pickering; W. Watts Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This is the first collection of essays to be published on Durkheim's masterpiece The Elementary Forms of Religious Life . It represents the work of the most important international Durkheim scholars from the fields of anthropology, philosophy and sociology. The essays focus on key topics including: * the method Durkheim adopted in his study * the... more...

  • Early Human Kinshipby Nicholas J. Allen; Hilary Callan; Robin Dunbar; Wendy James

    Wiley 2009; US$ 127.95

    Early Human Kinship brings together original studies from leading figures in the biological sciences, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics to provide a major breakthrough in the debate over human evolution and the nature of society. A major new collaboration between specialists across the range of the human sciences including evolutionary... more...

  • The Ancient Egyptian Familyby Troy D. Allen

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Scholars in Egyptology have often debated the following question: was the ancient Egyptian society organized along patrilineal or matrilineal lines? In taking a fresh and innovative look at the ancient Egyptian family, Allen attempts to solve this long-standing puzzle. Allen argues that the matrilineal nature of the ancient Egyptian family and social... more...

  • Hunting by Fritz Allhoff; Nathan Kowalsky; David Petersen

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    Hunting - Philosophy for Everyone presents a collection of readings from academics and non-academics alike that move beyond the ethical justification of hunting to investigate less traditional topics and offer fresh perspectives on why we hunt. The only recent book to explicitly examine the philosophical issues surrounding hunting Shatters... more...

  • Making of Jordanby Yoav Alon

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    At the beginning of the 20th Century Jordan, like much of the Middle East, was a loose collection of tribes. By the time of its independence in 1946 it had the most firmly embedded state structures in the Arab world. Drawing on previously untapped sources, Yoav Alon examines how the disparate clan networks of Jordan were integrated into the Hashemite... more...