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  • The Politics Of Sufferingby Peter Sutton

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 26.65

    “Incandescent, emotional, tragic and challenging' - Marcia LangtonIn this groundbreaking book, he asks why, after three decades of liberal thinking, has the suffering and grief in so many Aboriginal communities become worse? The picture Sutton presents is tragic. He marshals shocking evidence against the failures of the past, and argues provocatively... more...

  • Premodern Japanby Mikiso Hane; Louis G. Perez

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane?s rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan . The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the imperial dynasty, early influences from China and Korea,... more...

  • The Roads of Chinese Childhoodby Charles Stafford

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 47.00

    A 1995 study of learning and childhood in the Taiwanese fishing community of Angang. more...

  • Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japanby Joseph D. Hankins; Carolyn S. Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This book argues that sound ? as it is created, transmitted, and perceived ? plays a key role in the constitution of space and community in contemporary Japan. The book examines how sonic practices reflect politics, aesthetics, and ethics, with transformative effects on human relations. From right-wing sound trucks to left-wing protests, from early... more...

  • Turbulent Times and Enduring Peoplesby Jean Michaud; Jan Ovesen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Scattered across the South-East Asian massif, a few dozen ethnic groups (numbering around 50 million) maintain highly original cultural identities and political and economic traditions, against pressure from national majorities. They face the same challenges. The means by which social change has been imposed by the lowlanders are similar from country... more...

  • The Use of Signing Space in a Shared Sign Language of Australiaby Anastasia Bauer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    In this book, an Australian Aboriginal sign language used by Indigenous people in the North East Arnhem Land (Northern Territory) is described on the level of spatial grammar. Topics discussed range from properties of individual signs to structure of interrogative and negative sentences. The main interest is the manifestation of signing... more...

  • Vertrauen in Bankenby Thorsten Steinmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.99

    Steigender Wettbewerb und Ergebnisdruck verschlechtern die Zukunftsperspektive deutscher Banken. Zusätzlich hat die Finanzkrise zu deutlichen Vertrauensverlusten bei Bankkunden geführt. Eine erfolgversprechende Strategie, um die Ertragsprobleme der Banken zu mindern, ist die Verbindung des Firmen- und Privatkundengeschäfts von Unternehmern (Konnektivität).... more...

  • Women of the Placeby Margaret Jolly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Aboriginal Autonomyby Herbert Cole Coombs; Mick Dodson

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00

    A plea for a just society, this book is about reconciliation with Australia's Aboriginal people. more...

  • After the Cultby Holger Jebens

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    In many parts of the world the "white man" is perceived to be an instigator of globalization and an embodiment of modernity. However, so far anthropologists have paid little attention to the actual heterogeneity and complexity of "whiteness" in specific ethnographic contexts. This study examines cultural perceptions of other and self as expressed... more...