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  • Cheating Deathby Marvin Cetron; Owen Davies

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 8.99

    To live forever is one of man's oldest aspirations--and it might be become a reality. With advances in medicine and new gene research, human life span could extend into hundreds of years. But is this life extension a good thing? "Cheating Death" examines every side of the dilemma of aging and longevity--from improvements in diet and medicine to the... more...

  • Brücken bauen - Perspektiven aus dem Einwanderungsland Deutschlandby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 16.22

    Hauptbeschreibung Ethnische und religiöse Vielfalt ist in Deutschland inzwischen Realität - ist sie aber auch gelebte und anerkannte Normalität? Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund, Bindestrichdeutsche, Neudeutsche - es gibt viele Bezeichnungen für Menschen, die sowohl deutsch als auch türkisch, vietnamesisch oder italienisch fühlen, leben und so... more...

  • Folk-Tales of Kashmirby J. Hinton Knowles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Bone Womanby Clea Koff

    Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.65

    <p>In the Spring of 1994, Rwanda was the scene of the first acts since the Second World War to be legally defined as genocide. Two years later, Clea Koff, a twenty-three-year-old forensic anthropologist, was one of sixteen scientists chosen by the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal to go to Rwanda to unearth physical evidence... more...

  • The Puzzle of Left-handednessby Rik Smits; Liz Waters

    Reaktion Books 2011; US$ 35.00

     Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama have both signed bills into law with their left hands. And being left-handed certainly did not hold back the artistic achievements of Michelangelo or Raphael. And the dexterous guitar playing of Jimmi Hendrix may only have been aided by his southpaw tendencies. Left-handedness, in fact, would appear to be no big... more...

  • Waitingby Ghassan Hage Hage

    Melbourne University Press 2009; US$ 33.32

    In this rich and insightful collection of essays, leading anthropologist Ghassan Hage brings together academics across political science, philosophy, anthropology and sociology for an examination into the experience of waiting. What is it to wait? What do we wait for? And how is waiting connected to the social worlds in which we live?From Beckett's... more...

  • Deutsche Volkskundeby Elard Hugo Meyer

    De Gruyter 1898; US$ 168.00

    This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange... more...

  • The Little Book of Sussexby David Arscott

    The History Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    The Little Book of Sussex is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts (plus some authentically... 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...

  • 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...