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  • The The Magical Bodyby Eves

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 143.00

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Great Villageby Cyril S. Belshaw

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book is the first systematic study of the urban Papuan and analyses, among other things, the family, household budgets, the proliferation of ceremonial and the re-birth of sorcery. more...

  • Von Käfern, Märkten und Menschenby Rebekka Habermas; Alexandra Przyrembel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 46.28

    Hauptbeschreibung Wenn über die Kolonialisierung der Welt geschrieben wird, steht zumeist im Vordergrund, was die Europäer den Weltregionen an Fortschritt und Zivilisation brachten. Tatsächlich aber wäre auch die europäische Wissensgeschichte ohne die Kolonien anders verlaufen. Ein Heer von Missionaren, Forschungsreisenden, Kolonialbeamten und Kaufleuten... more...

  • Engendering Objectsby Anna-Karina Hermkens

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    Engendering objects explores social and cultural dynamics among Maisin people in Collingwood Bay (Papua New Guinea) through the lens of material culture. Focusing upon the visually stimulating decorated barkcloths that are used as male and female garments, gifts, and commodities, it explores the relationships between these cloths and Maisin people.... more...

  • Growing Artefacts, Displaying Relationshipsby Ludovic Coupaye

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    What gives artefacts their power and beauty? This ethnographic study of the decorated long yams made by the Nyamikum Abelam in Papua New Guinea examines how these artefacts acquire their specific properties through processes that mobilise and recruit diverse entities, substances and domains. All come together to form the ?finished product? that... more...

  • Historia ya Jamii ya Zanzibar Na Nyimbo za Siti Binti Saadby Laura Fair

    Twaweza Communications 2013; US$ 24.95

    Laura Fair is Professor of History at Michigan State University in the U.S.A. She lived in Zanzibar for many years doing research for her first book: Pastimes and Politics: Culture, Community and Identity in Post-abolition Urban Zanzibar, 1890-1945. In this book she illustrates how former slaves used the social and cultural tools at their command to... more...

  • Malawi and Scotland Together in the Talking Place Since 1859by Kenneth R. Ross

    Mzuni Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    This pioneering and fascinating book is the first to tell the story of the remarkably enduring bonds between Malawi and Scotland from the time of David Livingstone to the flourishing cultural, economic and religious relationships of the present day. Why should there be any significant relationship between one small nation on Europeís north-western... more...

  • Foodways And Empathyby Anita von Poser

    Berghahn Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Through the sharing of food, people feel entitled to inquire into one another?s lives and ponder one another?s states in relation to their foodways. This in-depth study focuses on the Bosmun of Daiden, a Ramu River people in an under-represented area in the ethnography of Papua New Guinea, uncovering the conceptual convergence of local notions of... more...

  • Papua New Guineaby Don Woolford

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    First published in 1976, Papua New Guinea was the first book to interpret the key events that led to the nation?s independence in 1975. In the book, journalist Don Woolford, a correspondent for the Australian Associated Press in Papua New Guinea, describes the ferment and excitement of the 1960s and 1970s, chronicling the former Australian territory?s... more...

  • Breaking up Timeby Chris Lorenz; Berber Bevernage

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 52.06

    Hauptbeschreibung Geschichte kommt ohne Zeit nicht aus – doch was ist historische Zeit? Diese Frage ist selten gestellt und noch weniger beantwortet worden. In diesem Buch analysieren prominente Historiker und Philosophen aus einer globalen Perspektive, wie Gesellschaften und mit ihnen Historiker Gegenwart, Vergangenheit und Zukunft voneinander... more...