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  • Folklore Rulesby Lynne S. McNeill

    University Press of Colorado 2013; US$ 20.00

    Folklore Rules is a brief introduction to the foundational concepts in folklore studies for beginning students. Designed to give essential background on the current study of folklore and some of the basic concepts and questions used when analyzing folklore, this short, coherent, and approachable handbook is divided into five chapters: What Is Folklore?;... more...

  • Doing Visual Ethnographyby Sarah Pink

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 43.00

    Drawing on her own research and the experience of other ethnographers, Sarah Pink provides an indispensible guide for anyone looking to use images and visual technologies as part of their research more...

  • The Human Face of Globalizationby Jacques Audinet

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 25.99

    Anthropologist and sociologist Jacques Audinet proposes an alternative to culture wars and simple multiculturalism as he explores the history and evolution of mestizaje , the mixing of races and cultures resulting in a third and new force able to ease the tensions between the original two. Audinet reviews the tragic history of imperial and colonial... more...

  • Anthropology in Theoryby Henrietta L. Moore; Todd Sanders

    Wiley 2013; US$ 71.95

    This second edition of the widely praised Anthropology in Theory: Issues in Epistemology , features a variety of updates, revisions, and new readings in its comprehensive presentation of issues in the history of anthropological theory and epistemology over the past century. Provides a comprehensive selection of 60 readings and an insightful... more...

  • Wandern, Weiden, Welt erkundenby Christine Taube; Charlotte Schubert; Michaela Rücker

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 206.10

    Die Erforschung des Nomadentums erlebt im Zuge der Globalisierung eine Renaissance ? nicht zuletzt aufgrund der Faszination, die jede Beschäftigung mit dem Thema bereitet. Die Wechselwirkungen zwischen Nomaden und Sesshaften in der Antike stehen im Mittelpunkt dieses Bandes. Während Leben und Verhaltensmuster der sesshaften Bevölkerung aufgrund der... more...

  • A Theory of Shoppingby Daniel Miller

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    A Theory of Shopping offers a highly original perspective on one of our most basic everyday activities - shopping. We commonly assume that shopping is primarily concerned with individuals and materialism. But Miller rejects this assumption and follows the surprising route of analysing shopping by means of an analogy with anthropological studies of... more...

  • Die Welt der Mumienby Albert Zink

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2013; US$ 91.58

    Die ältesten Mumien sind rund 9000 Jahre alt, zu den jüngsten gehören etwa Lenin oder Evita Peron. Der renommierte Mumienforscher Albert Zink erläutert in anschaulicher Weise die verschiedenen Prozesse, die zu einer natürlichen oder künstlichen Erhaltung von menschlichen Körpern führen. Anhand von Beispielen führt er den Leser zu den Fundorten berühmter... more...

  • Invitation to Anthropologyby Luke Eric Lassiter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 41.99

    This concise introduction to cultural anthropology offers a fresh and accessible approach to stimulating student interest in the human experience. more...

  • A Turkish Folktaleby Warren S. Walker; Carl Lindahl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Die Weihrauchstraßeby Joachim Willeitner

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 64.86

    Die Weihrauchstraße war in der Antike eine der wichtigsten Handelsrouten der Welt. Über 3000 km wurden auf ihr das wertvolle Baumharz und daneben auch Gewürze und Edelsteine quer über die Arabische Halbinsel transportiert ? eine logistische Meisterleistung, die ohne Karawanen nicht möglich gewesen wäre. Im 1. Jahrhundert v. Chr. verlagerte sich der... more...