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- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Writing with warmth and humor, Connie Schultz reveals the rigors, joys, and absolute madness of a new marriage at midlife and campaigning with her husband, Sherrod Brown, now the junior senator from Ohio. She describes the chain of events leading up to Sherrod?s decision to run for the Senate (he would not enter the fray without his wife?s unequivocal... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 126.87
This book investigates notions of 'archaeological heritage' from colonial times to the present. Incorporating approaches from humanities and engineering, it includes case studies of sites in South and Southeast Asia with a special focus on Angkor, Cambodia. more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2015; US$ 29.95
A critical anthropological analysis of health theory with specific reference to the James Bay Cree. The author argues that definitions of health are not simply reflections of physiological soundness but convey broader cultural and political realities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities, as well as expecting leading citizens to pay for 'bread and circuses' - free food and public entertainment. This collection of essays by leading scholars from the UK and USA explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2008; US$ 29.95
Muslim Arab Sudanese in Cairo have played a fundamental role in Egyptian history and society during many centuries of close relations between Egypt and Sudan. Although the government and official press describes them as "brothers" in a united Nile Valley, recent political developments in Egypt have underscored the precarious legal status of Sudanese... more...
- Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 29.95
Astana, the capital city of the post-Soviet Kazakhstan, has often been admired for the design and planning of its futuristic cityscape. This anthropological study of the development of the city focuses on every-day practices, official ideologies and representations alongside the memories and dreams of the city's longstanding residents and recent migrants.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 20.43
LSD ist das Elixier der psychedelischen 1960er Jahre. Der Stoff verzückt eine ganze Generation und nährt die Hoffnung auf eine Welt jenseits von Macht und Geld. Doch die Gegenkultur dieser Zeit hat einen doppelten Boden: Hinter der bunt-blumigen Fassade trägt ein kybernetisches Denken in Feedbacks und Regelkreisen die Phantasie. LSD scheint den theoretischen... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 34.95 US$ 29.71
This provocative study examines the role of today?s Russian Orthodox Church in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Russia has one of the fastest-growing rates of HIV infection in the world?80 percent from intravenous drug use?and the Church remains its only resource for fighting these diseases. Jarrett Zigon takes the reader into a Church-run treatment center... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 116.25
The concept of Heimat with its seemingly pre- or anti-modern connotations of rootedness in a place of origin is central to a critical understanding of German history and culture. This anthology is the first to examine cultural manifestations of Heimat by giving special consideration to issues of memory and space. The contributions... more...