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  • Vanished Cities Of Arabiaby Erskine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00

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

  • The Power of the Machineby Alf Hornborg

    AltaMira Press 2001; US$ 36.99

    Hornborg argues that we are caught in a collective illusion about the nature of modern technology that prevents us from imagining solutions to our economic and environmental crises other than technocratic fixes. He demonstrates how the power of the machine generates increasingly asymmetrical exchanges and distribution of resources and risks between... more...

  • Purdah: Status Of Indian Womenby Hauswirth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    "First Published in 2006, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company." more...

  • Beauty Queens on the Global Stageby Colleen Ballerion Cohen; Richard Wilk; Beverly Stoeltje

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Modern beauty contests were invented by P.T. Barnum in the United States, but in the 20th century pageants and contests have spread across the entire world from Nepal to Tierra Del Fuego. Why are women (and sometimes men in drag) parading on stage such a universally appealing spectacle, attracting an audience in the billions? This book is the first... more...

  • India & Beyondby Van

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 250.00

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

  • Rights, Cultures, Subjects and Citizensby Susanne Brandtstädter; Peter Wade; Kath Woodward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    This book questions the political logic of foregrounding cultural collectives in a world shaped by globalization and neoliberalization. Throughout the world, it is no longer only individuals, but increasingly collective "cultures" who are made responsible for their own regulation, welfare and enterprise. This appears as a surprising shift from the... more...

  • Contemporary Native American Cultural Issuesby Duane Champagne

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 92.99

    While Native American communities remain culturally innovative and continue to struggle for survival, researchers, teachers, and students lack texts that both represent the breadth of contemporary experiences and look toward the future. Editor Duane Champagne has assembled a volume of top scholarship reflecting the complexity and diversity of Native... more...

  • The Chimbuby Paula Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    In 1933 an Australian expedition discovered in the New Guinea Highlands a people who had for thousands of years been living isolated from the civilized world, the Chimbu. Never before was the westernization of an isolated people so thoroughly examined. This volume illustrates, contrary to widely held preconceptions about the nature of primitive societies,... 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$ 270.00

    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...