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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00
For folklorists, students, as well as general readers, this is the most comprehensive survey of American folktales and legends currently available. It offers an amazing variety of American legend and lore - everything from Appalachian Jack tales, African American folklore, riddles, trickster tales, tall tales, tales of the supernatural, legends of... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99
A lyrical, gentle and uplifting message for Christmas. more...
- Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99
Integrating biocultural, environmental, and evolutionary approaches to the study of human health, this premier teaching text for medical anthropology has been updated to reflect the latest developments in the field. more...
- Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99
Japanese historian Louis Perez brings Mikiso Hane?s rich and beloved account of early Japanese history up-to-date in this thoroughly revised Second Edition of Premodern Japan . The text traces the key developments of Japanese history in the premodern period, including the establishment of the imperial dynasty, early influences from China and Korea,... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 11.99
Twenty-first century British kids are more comfortable with ethnic diversity than ever before. The 'mixed race' population is rising exponentially. In school playgrounds across Britain, kids are inventing a version of colour-blind, multi-ethnic interaction that should teach the adult world a thing or two - not least about the amazing, superdiverse... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
This important cultural analysis tells two stories about food. The first depicts good food as democratic. Foodies frequent ?hole in the wall? ethnic eateries, appreciate the pie found in working-class truck stops, and reject the snobbery of fancy French restaurants with formal table service. The second story describes how food operates as a source... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
Mexican American folk and religious healing, often referred to as curanderismo , has been a vital part of life in the Mexico-U.S. border region for centuries. A hybrid tradition made up primarily of indigenous and Iberian Catholic pharmacopeias, rituals, and notions of the self, curanderismo treats the sick person with a variety of healing modalities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
When Chinese women bound their daughters? feet, many consequences ensued, some beyond the imagination of the binders and the bound. The most obvious of these consequences was to impress upon a small child?s body and mind that girls differed from boys, thus reproducing gender hierarchy. What is not obvious is why Chinese society should have evolved... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children in the host culture. It was a ground-breaking volume that not only offered an historical reconstruction of the cross-cultural roots of minority... more...