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People and the State
Cambridge University Press (1984)
US$26.99

This book looks at the rise, during this century, of planned development.

The Little Czech and the Great Czech Nation: National Identity and the Post-Communist Social Transformation

The Little Czech and the Great Czech Nation

National Identity and the Post-Communist Social Transformation

Cambridge University Press (1996)
US$51.99

Timely and insightful study of Czech nationalism and identity in the post-communist period.

Social Inequality in a Portuguese Hamlet: Land, Late Marriage, and Bastardy, 1870–1978

Social Inequality in a Portuguese Hamlet

Land, Late Marriage, and Bastardy, 1870–1978

Cambridge University Press (2007)
US$59.50

Based both on extensive fieldwork and detailed study of local records, O'Neill offers a different...

The Huli Response to Illness
Cambridge University Press (2005)
US$30.50

This study of the rapid transformation of traditional medical care among the Huli of New Guinea by...

Tradition and Modernity in the Mediterranean: The Wedding as Symbolic Struggle
Cambridge University Press (1996)
US$30.50

Argyrou examines modernisation, reflected in the changing nature of wedding celebrations in Cyprus...

People of the Sea: Identity and Descent among the Vezo of Madagascar

People of the Sea

Identity and Descent among the Vezo of Madagascar

Cambridge University Press (1995)
US$42.99

A study of the Vezo fishing people which examines their definition of their own identity.

Spirit Possession and Personhood among the Kel Ewey Tuareg
Cambridge University Press (1995)
US$32.50

Tuareg women are sometimes possessed by spirits called 'the people of solitude', from which they are...

The Political Economy of West African Agriculture
Cambridge University Press (1982)
US$42.99

Examines why West Africa's agriculture has been heavily geared toward export, yet the region is one...

Rural Society in Southeast India
Cambridge University Press (2008)
US$53.99

A comparative study of caste and class in two small villages in the Thanjāvūr district of southeast...

Power and Religiosity in a Post-Colonial Setting: Sinhala Catholics in Contemporary Sri Lanka

Power and Religiosity in a Post-Colonial Setting

Sinhala Catholics in Contemporary Sri Lanka

Cambridge University Press (1992)
US$48.50

Dr Stirrat, who has worked in Sri Lanka over a long period, is interested both in how people behave...