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  • Black Culture and Black Consciousnessby Lawrence W. Levine

    Oxford University Press, USA 1978; US$ 12.99

    When Black Culture and Black Consciousness first appeared thirty years ago, it marked a revolution in our understanding of African American history. Contrary to prevailing ideas at the time, which held that African culture disappeared quickly under slavery and that black Americans had little group pride, history, or cohesiveness, Levine uncovered a... more...

  • Mutton Fishby Beryl Cruse; Liddy Stewart; Sue Norman

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2005; US$ 22.00

    This is the story of the Aboriginal people of the south coast of New South Wales as told through the metaphor of Haliotis (mutton fish or abalone). Haliotis is a subsistence food ? easy to find and harvest, rich in energy and accessible when the beaches are freely open to all. At times, the abalone story seems almost secondary to the fascinating picture... more...

  • Fashion, Work, and Politics in Modern Franceby Steven Zdatny

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 110.00

    This history of coiffure in modern France illuminates a host of important twentieth-century issues: the course of fashion, the travails of small business in a modern economy, the complexities of labour reform, the failure of the Popular Front, the temptations of Pétainism, all accompanied by a parade of waves, chignons, and curls. more...

  • Ethnographies of Prostitution in Contemporary Chinaby Tiantian Zheng

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 33.00

    Based on three years of extensive fieldwork, this ethnographic study of prostitution in the metropolitan city of Dalian, China, explores the lives of rural migrant women working as karaoke bar hostesses, delving into the interplay of gender politics, nationalism, and power relationships that inhere in practices of birth control, disease control, and... more...

  • Moderationby Andreas Edmüller; Thomas Wilhelm

    Haufe Lexware Verlag 2015; US$ 3.73

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  • Den Tod durchdringt das Lebenby Siegfried Johannes Schwemmer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Der Tod gehört zum Leben. Jeder Mensch muß sich mit ihm auseinandersetzen, er betrifft ihn in seiner ganzen Existenz.Wie gehen wir mit den Grenzen des Lebens um? Grenzerfahrungen sind emotional belastend. Sie können zu psychischen Reaktionen führen, Bilder und Vorstellungen wecken, grenzüberschreitende Erfahrungen hervorrufen und zu einer geistigen... more...

  • Magicby Owen Davies

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Defining 'magic' is a maddening task. Over the last century numerous philosophers, anthropologists, historians, and theologians have attempted to pin down its essential meaning, sometimes analysing it in such complex and abstruse depth that it all but loses its sense altogether. For this reason, many people often shy away from providing a detailed... more...

  • Conceptualizing Cultural Hybridizationby Philipp Wolfgang Stockhammer

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Within the context of globalization, cultural transformations are increasingly analyzed as hybridization processes. Hybridity itself, however, is often treated as a specifically post-colonial phenomenon. The contributors in this volume assume the historicity of transcultural flows and entanglements; they consider the resulting transformative powers... more...

  • Mensch.by Stefan Bayer; Volker Stümke

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 53.44

    Hauptbeschreibung Das vorliegende Buch, entstanden im Fachbereich Sozialwissenschaften an der Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr, bietet dem Leser multidisziplinäre Zugänge zu verschiedenen Menschenbildern, die Überprüfung der jeweiligen Konzepte anhand realen menschlichen Verhaltens und abschließend den Bezug zur Bundeswehr. Die einzelnen Beiträge... more...

  • Handbuch der Anthropologieby Wolfgang Pleger

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 186.06

    Wolfgang Pleger bietet in diesem Handbuch eine kompakte, historisch-systematische Darstellung der wichtigsten anthropologischen Konzepte der europäischen Geschichte und thematisiert die problematische Situation des Menschen in der Welt. Wie etwa in der antiken und biblischen Mythologie, wo der Mensch als sterbliches Geschöpf Gottes gilt oder der materialistischen... more...