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Anthropology

  • 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...

  • Locating Cultural Changeby

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 48.00

    Locating Cultural Change: Theory, Method, Process is concerned with defining the 'local' through case studies of specific cultural processes. The focus is on the institutionalization of 'local' concerns where the 'local' is the site of ideas and issues, and how these in turn influence us. The central premise of this collection is that in order to... more...

  • Rewriting History.by

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 93.60

    Peter Carey is one of the most richly awarded and critically acclaimed novelists of the present day. Most of his fictions relate to questions of Australian history and identity. Rewriting History argues that taken together Carey’s novels make up a fictional biography of Australia. The reading proposed here considers both key events in the life of the... more...

  • Margins of Faithby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 36.00

    This volume documents the ethnographies of regionally distinct Dalit and tribal Christian communities, raising new arguments pertaining to the autonomy and distinct identity of these communities in adverse social set-ups. Stressing upon the plurality of identities, the essays reject the idea of determining these exclusively on the basis of religion.... more...

  • Critical Issues Editing Exploration Textby

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1995; Not Available

    The papers in this collection deal with a cultural problem central to the study of the history of exploration: the editing and transmission of the texts in which explorers relate their experiences.  Electronic Format Disclaimer: Images removed at the request of the rights holder. more...

  • Letters From The Promised Landby

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    H Arnold Barton has contributed to Letters from the Promised Land: Swedes in America, 1840- 1914 as an author.H. Arnold Barton, professor of history at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, is the author of "The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American Family Saga, "and "Scandinavia in the Revolutionary Era, 1760-1815.  more...

  • Reluctant Intimaciesby Ś; Beata witek

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    Based on seventeen months of ethnographic research among Indonesian eldercare workers in Japan and Indonesia, this book is the first ethnography to research Indonesian care workers' relationships with the cared-for elderly, their Japanese colleagues, and their employers. Through the notion of intimacy, the book brings together sociological and anthropological... more...

  • Participant Observationby Kathleen Musante (DeWalt); Billie R. DeWalt

    AltaMira Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    Qualitative research in such diverse areas as anthropology, sociology, education, nursing, and medical research draws on the insights gained through the use of participant observation for gaining greater understanding of phenomena from the point of view of participants. This book serves as a basic primer for the beginning researcher and as a useful... more...

  • Emergence of Innovations in (South)ern Africaby Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA); Shadreck Chirikure; Collet Dandara; Fatima Ferraz; Erika Kraemer-Mbula; Christopher Mabeza; Rasigan Maharajh; Lebs Mphahlele; McEdward Murimbika; Thomas Pogue; Mario Scerri; Alinah Segobye; Desiree Sehlapelo

    Real African Publishers 2017; US$ 52.99

    This book traces the history of innovations from precolonial times and examines precolonial settlements in southern Africa such as Mapungubwe in LImpopo Province, Bokoni in Mpumalanga Province and Msuluzi in KwaZulu-Natal Province from the perspective of their indigenious technological efforts to harness nature for communal benefit. It is informed... more...

  • The Landscape of Britainby Dr Michael Reed *Nfa*; Michael Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 53.95

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