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Race (General)

  • Nature, Human Nature, and Human Differenceby Justin E. H. Smith

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began to emerge during the modern period. Why and how did this happen? Surveying a range of philosophical and natural-scientific texts, dating from the Spanish Renaissance to the German Enlightenment, Nature, Human Nature, and Human... more...

  • Womanby Hermann Heinrich Ploss; Max Bartels; Paul Bartels; Eric John Dingwall

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Woman: An Historical Gynælogical and Anthropological Compendium, Volume Three provides information pertinent to the obstruction in the normal process of labor. This book discusses the various ways and treatment, the obligations and duties of women among the different nations and races. Organized into 21 chapters, this volume begins with an overview... more...

  • Womanby Hermann Heinrich Ploss; Max Bartels; Paul Bartels; Eric John Dingwall

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Woman: An Historical Gynælogical and Anthropological Compendium, Volume Two provides information pertinent to relationships of women to the male sex. This book discusses the concepts of modesty, chastity, and respects for women in cultural history. Organized into 39 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the sexual relation of woman to man.... more...

  • The Concept of Race in Natural and Social Scienceby E. Nathaniel Gates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

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

  • Anthropology and Modern Life (Routledge Revivals)by Franz Boas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essaysby Bronislaw Malinowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Published, posthumously, this volume is both a summing up and a reformulation of Malinowski's functional theory of culture. more...

  • Advances in Culture and Psychology, Volume 4by Michele J. Gelfand; Chi-yue Chiu; Ying-yi Hong

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 57.99

    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...

  • Among friends?by Agnes Brandt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.84

    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 Kontext. Vor dem... more...

  • The Anthropology of Performanceby Frank J. Korom

    Wiley 2013; US$ 106.95

    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...

  • The Moment of Racial Sightby Irene Tucker

    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...