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  • Beyond Foraging and Collectingby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 269.00

    LEWIS R. BINFORD AND AMBER L. JOHNSON The organizers of this volume have brought together authors who have worked on local sequences, much as traditional archaeologists tended to do, however, with the modern goal of addressing evolutionary change in hunter-gatherer systems over long time spans. Given this ambitious goal they wisely chose to ask the... more...

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...

  • Learning, Knowledge and Cultural Contextby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 89.99

    This special issue of the International Review of Education includes contri­ butions on indigenous knowledge, the cultural context of learning and on the interplay between the so-called "traditional" and "modern" ways of educa­ tion. It starts from the assumption that cultures are not static, that they are shifting and mutating, and that the Western... more...

  • Comparative Vertebrate Cognitionby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 299.00

    This book explores afresh the long-standing interest, and emphasis on, the `special' capacities of primates. Some of the recent discoveries of the higher cognitive abilities of other mammals and also birds challenge the concept that primates are special and even the view that the cognitive ability of apes is more advanced than that of nonprimate mammals... more...

  • Refiguring the Archiveby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 229.00

    Refiguring the Archive at once expresses cutting-edge debates on `the archive' in South Africa and internationally, and pushes the boundaries of those debates. It brings together prominent thinkers from a range of disciplines, mainly South Africans but a number from other countries. Traditionally archives have been seen as preserving memory and as... more...

  • Memory & Oblivionby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 579.00

    Proceedings of the XXIXth International Congress of the History of Art, Amsterdam, 1-7 September 1996 more...

  • Der Mann im Eisby

    Springer Vienna 2013; US$ 49.99

    Die Ergebnisse der Nachgrabung 1992 am Hauslabjoch durch ein italienisch-österreichisches Archäologenteam werden ausführlich (mit detaillierter Fundliste und steingerecht gezeichnetem Fundplan) vorgestellt. Weiters: Schädel und Gewebe, Fingernägel, Haare more...

  • Transkulturelle Genderforschungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch behandelt aus verschiedenen disziplinären und auf unterschiedliche Kulturen gerichteten Perspektiven die enge Verknüpfung der diskursiven Kategorien Kultur und Gender. Wenn in der heutigen Situation einer zunehmenden Globalisierung die Frage nach der ?eigenen? Kultur in Abgrenzung zum kulturellen ?Anderen? gestellt wird, kommt immer auch... more...

  • Motion and Knowledge in the Changing Early Modern Worldby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume comprises studies of the early modern drama of motion and transformation of knowledge. It is unique in taking its global nature as fundamental and contains studies of the theme of motion and knowledge in China, Europe and the Pacific from the 16th to the 18th century. People living around the turn of the 17 th century were experiencing... more...

  • Re-orienting Cuisineby

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Foods are changed not only by those who produce and supply them, but also by those who consume them. Analyzing food without considering changes over time and across space is less meaningful than analyzing it in a global context where tastes, lifestyles, and imaginations cross boundaries and blend with each other, challenging the idea of authenticity.... more...