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  • The Chrysanthemum and the Swordby Ruth Benedict

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2006; US$ 14.99

    A recognized classic of cultural anthropology, this book explores the political, religious, and economic life of Japan from the seventh century through the mid-twentieth, as well as personal family life. more...

  • American Science Fiction and the Cold Warby David Seed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Deciphering the Globalby Saskia Sassen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Saskia Sassen is Ralph Lewis Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. more...

  • Economics and the Dreamtimeby Noel George Butlin

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 40.00

    Examines the processes which allowed economic control of Australia to pass from Aboriginal to European hands within 60 years of settlement. more...

  • Is Canada Postcolonial?by Laura Moss

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    How can postcolonialism be applied to Canadian literature? In all that has been written about postcolonialism, surprisingly little has specifically addressed the position of Canada, Canadian literature, or Canadian culture. Postcolonialism is a theory that has gained credence throughout the world; it is be productive to ask if and how we,... more...

  • Inhuman Natureby Nigel Clark

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 26.95

    A timely exploration of the social context of environmental change and it's effect on mankind. A unique mix of both social and environmental science approaches. more...

  • Doing Science + Cultureby Roddey Reid; Sharon Traweek

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    Doing Science + Culture is a groundbreaking book on the cultural study of science, technology and medicine. Outstanding contributors including life and physical scientists, anthropologists, sociologists, literature/communication scholars and historians of science who focus on the analysis of science and scientific discourses within culture: what... more...

  • Times of Securityby Martin Holbraad; Morten Axel Pedersen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.99

    In the current world disorder, security is on everyone?s lips. But what is security from a cross-cultural perspective? How is it imagined and experienced by people on the ground? Crucially, what visions of the future are at stake in people?s potentially divergent concerns with security: what, and when, is the time of security ? Exploring diverse... more...

  • American Education in Popular Mediaby Sevan G. Terzian; Patrick A. Ryan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    American Education in Popular Media explores how popular media has represented schooling in the United States over the course of the twentieth century. Terzian and Ryan examine prevalent portrayals of students and professional educators while addressing contested purposes of schooling in American society. more...

  • Elephants and Kingsby Thomas R. Trautmann

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Because of their enormous size, elephants have long been irresistible for kings as symbols of their eminence. In early civilizations?such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Civilization, and China?kings used elephants for royal sacrifice, spectacular hunts, public display of live captives, or the conspicuous consumption of ivory?all of them tending... more...