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  • Social Transformationsby Stephen K. Sanderson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 49.99

    In Social Transformations Stephen K. Sanderson develops a general theory of social evolution and uses it to explain the most important evolutionary transformations in human history and prehistory. In this expanded edition Sanderson has added a discussion of the biological constraints acting on humans that have helped to push social evolution along... more...

  • Afrikaners Of South Africaby February

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First Published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Scented Gardenby Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Intro Work Marcel Maussby Claude Levi-Strauss

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sorcerers of Dobuby R. F. Fortune

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Ever since its first publication in 1932, Sorcerers of Dobu has been recognized as one of the great triumphs of anthropological research and interpretation in the field of ethnography. A rich source of information on primitive psychology, the book presents sociological analysis of the complex tribal organisation of the Dobuans. Originally published... more...

  • Land and Social Change in East Nepalby Professor Lionel Caplan; Lionel Caplan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book examines the relations between the Limbus, an indigenous tribal people in East Nepal, and the Hindus who have entered their region during the past two hundred years. Describing the divisions which have arisen between the two groups as a result of confrontation over land, the book nonetheless stresses how they are linked by ties of economic... more...

  • Caste and Kinship in Kangraby Jonathan P. Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This study is a major addition to understanding the problems of social inequality and the nature of caste and kinship. A full account is given of the social structure of the region, emphasizing the continuity of principles, which govern relations between castes and relationships within castes. The ethnographic data bear in particular on: the nature... more...

  • Indians of the Andesby Harold Osborne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book traces the history and ecology of the Aymaras and the Quechuas: the highland peoples of the Central Andes, who formed the nucleus of the great Inca Empire which extended for two thousand miles along the Pacific coast to the fringes of the tropical interior. In twenty millennia the Indians of the Andes had had no cultural contacts with the... more...

  • Migrations, Myth and Magic from the Gilbert Islandsby Rosemary Grimble

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book is a collection of Arthur Grimble's field notes and early writings, brought together in book form with linking pieces and a large number of illustrations. There are chapters on cannibalism and head hunting, on astronomy and on many aspects of the lives of the Gilbertese people from birth to death. Originally published in 1972. more...

  • Rautahi: The Maoris of New Zealandby Joan Metge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A comprehensive study of the Maori in New Zealand, this book covers Maori history and culture, language and art and includes chapters on the following: · Basic concepts in Maori culture · Land · Kinship · Education · Association · Leadership & social control · The Marae · Hui · Maori and Pakeha · Maori spelling and pronunciation There is... more...