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  • Dark Emuby Bruce Pascoe

    Magabala Books 2014; US$ 19.99

    Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen... more...

  • A Theory for Indigenous Australian Health and Human Service Workby Lorraine Muller

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 49.99

    Lorraine Muller outlines a theory for professional practice with Indigenous clients in the human services, based on traditional Indigenous knowledge and spirituality. more...

  • Foreign Bodiesby Alphonso Lingis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Foreign Bodies analyzes how our culture elaborates for us the bodies we have by natural evolution. Calling on the new means contemporary thinkers have used to understand the body, Alphonso Lingis explores forms of power, pleasure and pain, and libidinal identity. The book contrasts the findings of theory with the practice of the body as formulated... more...

  • Folklore, Literature, and Cultural Theoryby Cathy L. Preston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

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

  • Hungarian Folktalesby Linda Degh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

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

  • Transatlantic Parallaxesby Anne Raulin; Susan Carol Rogers

    Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 95.00

    Anthropological inquiry developed around the study of the exotic. Now that we live in a world that seems increasingly familiar, putatively marked by a spreading sameness, anthropology must re-envision itself. The emergence of diverse national traditions in the discipline offers one intriguing path. This volume, the product of a novel encounter of... more...

  • Cinema of John Marshallby Jay Ruby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Uncoiling Pythonby Harold Scheub

    Ohio University Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    There are many collections of African oral traditions, but few as carefully organized as The Uncoiling Python. Harold Scheub, one of the world’s leading scholars of African oral traditions and folklore, explores the ways in which oral traditions have served to combat and subvert colonial domination in South Africa. From the time colonial forces... more...

  • Childhood in a Sri Lankan Villageby Bambi L. Chapin

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 30.95

    Childhood in a Sri Lankan Village starts with a mystery: why do Sri Lankan children, normally rambunctious and demanding as toddlers, become uncannily compliant as they grow older? To answer this question, anthropologist Bambi Chapin spent over a decade tracking the development of children in a rural Sri Lankan village. What she learned gives us... more...

  • Oral Patterns of Performanceby Barre Toelken

    Utah State University Press 2015; US$ 4.99

    To many Native American cultures, songs and stories are dramatic enactments of reality, and words bring reality into existence. In this chapter from his award-winning book, The Anguish of Snails , Toelken thoughtfully approaches a number of stories from Native American traditions, discussing how narratives can be touchstones of shared values among... more...