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Anthropology

  • Horses Like Lightningby Sienna Craig

    Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.99

    A tender account - by turns cultural exploration and memoir of a young woman's firsthand experience of change and continuity in one of the worlds most remote regions, through the lens of the horse and "horse culture." At nineteen, Sienna Craig made her first venture deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan area of Nepal, in the rainshadow of the Himalayas.... more...

  • Digital Keywordsby Benjamin Peters

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    In the age of search, keywords increasingly organize research, teaching, and even thought itself. Inspired by Raymond Williams's 1976 classic Keywords , the timely collection Digital Keywords gathers pointed, provocative short essays on more than two dozen keywords by leading and rising digital media scholars from the areas of anthropology, digital... more...

  • Inner Speech and the Dialogical Selfby Norbert Wiley

    Temple University Press 2016; US$ 24.95

    Inner speech, also known as self-talk, is distinct from ordinary language. It has several functions and structures, from everyday thinking and self-regulation to stream of consciousness and daydreaming. Inner Speech and the Dialogical Self provides a comprehensive analysis of this internal conversation that people have with themselves to think... more...

  • An Asian Frontierby Robert Oppenheim

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 75.00

    In the nineteenth century the predominant focus of American anthropology centered on the native peoples of North America, and most anthropologists would argue that Korea during this period was hardly a cultural area of great anthropological interest. However, this perspective underestimates Korea as a significant object of concern for American anthropology... more...

  • The First Signsby Genevieve von Petzinger

    Atria Books 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 18.99

    One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey?s paradigm-shattering Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the little-known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world?the first indications of symbolic meaning, intelligence, and language. Imagine yourself as a caveman or... more...

  • The World According to Star Warsby Cass R. Sunstein

    HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99

    " Star Wars is the ultimate mythological tale of our age, a hero's journey that is a tribute to the beauty of human freedom as well as an exploration of its dark complexities. In this gem of a book, the brilliant Cass Sunstein uses the series to explore profound questions about being a parent, a child, and a human. It will change the way you think... more...

  • Working towards the Monarchyby Serhat Ünaldi

    University of Hawaii Press 2016; US$ 62.00

    In the twilight years of Thailand's ailing King Bhumibol, battles between royalists and their red shirt opponents are increasing, and the tectonic shifts that lie beneath Thailand's decade-old political crisis have become increasingly apparent. Serhat Ünaldi's Working towards the Monarchy sheds new light on recent developments with its bold analysis... more...

  • Ownership and Nurtureby Marc Brightman; Carlos Fausto; Vanessa Grotti

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 110.00

    The first book to address the classic anthropological theme of property through the ethnography of Amazonia, Ownership and Nurture sets new and challenging terms for anthropological debates about the region and about property in general. Property and ownership have special significance and carry specific meanings in Amazonia, which has been portrayed... more...

  • Being and Becomingby Ramsey Elkholy

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    For the Orang Rimba of Sumatra ? and tropical foragers in general ? life in the forest engenders a kind of "connectedness" that is contingent not only on harmonious relations between people, but also between people and the non-human environment, including those supernatural agencies of the forest that people depend on for their spiritual and emotional... more...

  • A Universal Theory of Pottery Productionby Richard A. Krause

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 54.95

    In A Universal Theory of Pottery Production , award-winning archaeologist Richard A. Krause presents an ethnographic account of pottery production based on archaeological evidence.   Krause posits that the careful study of an archaeological site?s ceramics can be used to formulate a step-and-stage theory of pottery production for the area. Krause?s... more...