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  • Handbook of Methods in Cultural Anthropologyby H. Russell Bernard; Clarence C. Gravlee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    Draws on both science and humanism to explore the scope of contemporary anthropological fieldwork in practice. This thoroughly revised second edition also features new chapters addressing online ethnography; mixed methods and social survey research; and network and geospatial analysis. more...

  • Reproducing the British Caribbeanby Juanita De Barros

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 29.99

    Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery more...

  • Art on Skinby Nancy Hajeski; Marcel Brousseau; Lisa Purcell; Jonathan Conklin; Troy Timpel

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95

    A celebration of all things tattoo, this visually appealing wealth of tattoo knowledge will have you running for the nearest tattoo artist. The twenty-first century has seen a boom in tattooing, with millions of American?só23 percent of themóboasting ink on their body. This popular pastime is not something to be taken lightly, as there are dozens... more...

  • Malinowski and the Work of Mythby Ivan Strenski

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942) was a wide-ranging thinker whose ideas affected almost every branch of the social sciences. And nowhere is this impact more evident or more persistent than on the study of myth, ritual, and religion. He articulated as never before or since a program of seeing myths as part of the functional, pragmatic, or performed... more...

  • Kildare Folk Talesby Steve Lally

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    County Kildare has a rich heritage of myths and legends which is uniquely captured in this collection of tales by professional storyteller Steve Lally. Included in this collection are the exploits of the Wizard Earl of Kildare who lived at Maynooth Castle, the legend of the loney 'Puca Horse' who dwells amongst the ruins of Rathcoffey Castle, and... more...

  • Unfinished Conversationsby Paul Sullivan

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 19.99

    A century ago, European and North American archaeologists first came upon the extraordinary ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum?and started to converse with the Mayas who inhabited the forests of the Yucatan. In this thought-provoking history of a century-long "unfinished conversation" between the indigenous Indians and the white intruders, paul Sullivan... more...

  • Profane Cultureby Paul E Willis; Paul E Willis

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    A classic of British cultural studies, Profane Culture takes the reader into the worlds of two important 1960s youth cultures?the motor-bike boys and the hippies. The motor-bike boys were working-class motorcyclists who listened to the early rock 'n' roll of the late 1950s. In contrast, the hippies were middle-class drug users with long hair and... more...

  • Religious Architectureby Oskar Verkaaik

    Amsterdam University Press 2013; US$ 37.50

    Borrowing from a range of theories on spacemaking and material religion, and with contributions from anthropologists working in the United Kingdom, Mali, Brazil, Spain, and Italy, this fascinating and comprehensive study develops an anthropological perspective on modern religious architecture including mosques, churches, and synagogues. Religious... more...

  • Networked Anthropologyby Samuel Gerald Collins; Matthew Slover Durington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork to different hazards. Networked Anthropology explores the increasing appropriation of diverse media platforms and social media into anthropological... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropologyby N. J. Enfield; Paul Kockelman; Jack Sidnell

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 128.00

    An essential reference guide, this state-of-the-field survey covers a wide range of topics, approaches and theories in linguistic anthropology. more...