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  • A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle Eastby Soraya Altorki

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to the Anthropology of the Middle East presents a comprehensive overview of current trends and future directions in anthropological research and activism in the modern Middle East. Offers critical perspectives on the theoretical, methodological, and pedagogical goals of anthropology in the Middle East Analyzes the conditions of... more...

  • Living Kinship in the Pacificby Christina Toren; Simonne Pauwels

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Unaisi Nabobo-Baba observed that for the various peoples of the Pacific, kinship is generally understood as "knowledge that counts." It is with this observation that this volume begins, and it continues with a straightforward objective to provide case studies of Pacific kinship. In doing so, contributors share an understanding of kinship as a lived... more...

  • Fighting Hardby Richard Broome

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Fighting Hard tells a history of the Aborigines Advancement League, the oldest Aboriginal organization in Australia. As both a welfare and activist body, the League can be seen as the mother of all Aboriginal Victorian community organizations, having spawned a diverse range of organizations. This work discusses how the League influenced the fight... more...

  • Calling the Shotsby Jane Lydon

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Jane Lydon is the Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Western Australia. She is a historical archaeologist with more than 20 years of experience, who has worked for various government agencies, including the Australian Heritage Commission and the Victoria Archaeological Survey, as well as for the Museum of Sydney, as a... more...

  • The Anthropology of Africa: Challenges for the 21st Centuryby Nchoji Nkwi

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 52.00

    In 1999 (August 30 ? September 2) the Pan African Anthropological Association (PAAA) marked the 10th anniversary of its creation by holding its 9th Annual Conference in Yaounde, Cameroon ? the city and country of its birth. The conference, themed ?The Anthropology of Africa: Challenges for the 21st Century?, was attended by some seventy participants,... more...

  • Twins Talkby Dona Lee Davis

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Twins Talk is an ethnographic study of identical twins in the United States, a study unique in that it considers what twins have to say about themselves, instead of what researchers have written about them. It presents, in the first person, the grounded and practical experiences of twins as they engage, both individually and together, the ?who am... more...

  • Between the Tidesby David Pickell; Kal Muller

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 35.00

    Featuring hundreds of original, color photographs, this fascinating study of New Guinea chronicles the rituals and daily life of this remote and culturally rich region. Between the Tides offers a compelling mix of New Guinean storytelling, history, natural history, politics, and culture. David Pickell brings warmth and intelligence to his subject,... more...

  • Protests, Land Rights, and Riotsby Barry Morris

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 80.00

    The 1970s saw the Aboriginal people of Australia struggle for recognition of their postcolonial rights. Rural communities, where large Aboriginal populations lived, were provoked as a consequence of social fragmentation, unparalleled unemployment, and other major economic and political changes. The ensuing riots, protests, and law-and-order campaigns... more...

  • Kinship, Community, and Selfby Jason Coy; Benjamin Marschke; Jared Poley; Claudia Verhoeven

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 110.00

    David Warren Sabean was a pioneer in the historical-anthropological study of kinship, community, and selfhood in early modern and modern Europe. His career has helped shape the discipline of history through his supervision of dozens of graduate students and his influence on countless other scholars. This book collects wide-ranging essays demonstrating... more...

  • Premodern Japanby Mikiso Hane; Louis G. Perez

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    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...