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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Anthropology and Modern Life , first published in 1929, addresses itself to an immensely broad field with clarity, introducing anthropology as a unique and coherent discipline, and demonstrating its importance in the understanding of socio-cultural change throughout history. The author covers varied and diverse areas of study: ethnicity, including... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 49.99
With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a surge in publications over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting developments have emerged in the relationship of culture to cognitive processes, human development, psychopathology,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 51.02
Hauptbeschreibung Freundschaft verbindet. Wie die Autorin zeigt, gilt dies im antiken Griechenland ebenso wie im heutigen Neuseeland. Basierend auf stationären Feldforschungsaufenthalten in Neuseeland widmet sich die ethnographische Fallstudie den lokalspezifischen Konzeptionen und Alltagspraktiken von Freundschaft in ihrem weiteren gesellschaftlichen... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 102.95
The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area. This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe the range of human expression through performance and... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00
The Moment of Racial Sight overturns the most familiar form of racial analysis in contemporary culture: the idea that race is constructed, that it operates by attaching visible marks of difference to arbitrary meanings and associations. Searching for the history of the constructed racial sign, Irene Tucker argues that if people instantly perceive... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 49.95
A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities,... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 24.95
The significance that people grant to their affiliations as members of nations, religions, classes, races, ethnicities and genders is evidence of the vital need for a cosmopolitan project that originates in the figure of Anyone ? the universal and yet individual human being. Cosmopolitanism offers an alternative to multiculturalism, a different... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
Most histories of the Cherokee nation focus on its encounters with Europeans, its conflicts with the U. S. government, and its expulsion from its lands during the Trail of Tears. This work, however, traces the origins of the Cherokee people to the third century B.C.E. and follows their migrations through the Americas to their homeland in the lower... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
In 2000, with the success of the Human Genome Project, scientists declared the death of race in biology and medicine. But within five years, many of these same scientists had reversed course and embarked upon a new hunt for the biological meaning of race. Drawing on personal interviews and life stories, Race Decoded takes us into the world of elite... more...