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Anthropology

  • Muslim Coolby Su'ad Abdul Khabeer

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 23.00

    This groundbreaking study of race, religion and popular culture in the 21st century United States focuses on a new concept, ?Muslim Cool.? Muslim Cool is a way of being an American Muslim?displayed in ideas, dress, social activism in the ?hood, and in complex relationships to state power. Constructed through hip hop and the performance of Blackness,... more...

  • Indigenous Mexico Engages the 21st Centuryby Jay Sokolovsky

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 26.95

    This innovative, interactive ethnography employs a range of media to explore the lives of the residents of a village set in the rugged mountains overlooking Mexico City, focusing on how these villagers react and adapt to a rapidly globalized world. Students can view the evolving life of San Jerónimo Amanalco and its region over the past four decades... more...

  • A New Humanby Mike Morwood; Penny van Oosterzee

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    In the most revolutionary archaeological find of the new century, an international team of archaeologists led by Mike Morwood discovered a new, diminutive species of human on the remote Indonesian island of Flores. Nicknamed the ?Hobbit,? this was no creation of Tolkien's fantasy. The three foot tall skeleton with a brain the size of a chimpanzee?s... more...

  • Caste, Occupation and Politics on the Gangesby Assa Doron

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This intriguing anthropological study investigates how the boatmen of Banaras have repositioned themselves within the traditional social organization and used their privileged position on the river to contest upper-caste and state domination. Assa Doron examines the evolution of the boatmen community, drawing on a variety of sources to illuminate the... more...

  • The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Boliviaby Leila M. Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The Behavioral Ecology of Callimicos and Tamarins in Northwestern Bolivia offers students a scholary and relevant study of these rainforest dwellers. more...

  • Broken Promisesby Edward C Green

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    Ideological blinders have led to millions of preventable AIDS deaths in Africa. Dr. Edward C. Green, former director of the Harvard AIDS Prevention Project, describes how Western AIDS ?experts? stubbornly pursued ineffective remedies and sabotaged the most successful AIDS prevention program on that ravaged continent. Drawing on 30 years of conducting... more...

  • Human Evolution Source Bookby Russell L. Ciochon; John G. Fleagle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 129.95

    For Junior, Senior, and Graduate courses in Human Evolution taught in anthropology and biology departments. This book is the most comprehensive collection of cutting edge articles on human evolution.  Designed for use by students in anthropology, paleontology, and evolutionary biology, this edited volume brings together the major ideas and publications... more...

  • Ways of Walkingby Jo Lee Vergunst; Tim Ingold

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Despite its importance to how humans inhabit their environments, walking has rarely received the attention of ethnographers. Ways of Walking combines discussions of embodiment, place and materiality to address this significant and largely ignored 'technique of the body'. This book presents studies of walking in a range of regional and cultural contexts,... more...

  • Dilmun Temple At Saarby Crawford

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

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

  • My God, My Landby Jacqueline Ryle

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 124.95

    Examining the multifaceted nature of Christianity in Fiji, My God, My Land reveals the deeply complex and often paradoxical dynamics and tensions between processes of change and continuity as they unfold in representations and practices of Christianity and tradition in people's everyday lives. The book draws on extensive, multi-sited fieldwork in different... more...