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  • Sounding the Limits of Lifeby Stefan Helmreich; Sophia Roosth; Michele Friedner

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.52

    What is life? What is water? What is sound? In Sounding the Limits of Life , anthropologist Stefan Helmreich investigates how contemporary scientists—biologists, oceanographers, and audio engineers—are redefining these crucial concepts. Life, water, and sound are phenomena at once empirical and abstract, material and formal, scientific and social.... more...

  • Culture and Customs of Singapore and Malaysiaby Jaime Koh; Stephanie Ho

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00

    Culture and Customs of Singapore and Malaysia examines all aspects of contemporary life in these two geographically close and historically and culturally connected nations, starting with the people fighting to maintain a balance between the new and the traditional. The book shows how religion has evolved through time in the two nations and examines... more...

  • Following Burke and Wills Across Australiaby Dave Phoenix

    CSIRO Publishing 2015; US$ 49.95

    A perfect companion for those wanting to see outback Australia, and at the same time understand a journey that has attained mythic status. more...

  • Higher Biology for CfEby Clare Marsh; James Simms; Caroline Stevenson

    Hodder Education 2015; US$ 15.98

    The perfect practice book for multiple choice and matching exercises that make up 20% of the final CfE Higher exam paper. This book offers ideal material for either classroom or homework activities, and allows students to construct a glossary of terms essential to the course, while banks of multiple choice questions enable them to practise extensivelty... more...

  • Politics of Education in Colonial Indiaby Krishna Kumar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    In retracting from the popular view that India’s modern educational policy was shaped almost entirely by Macaulay, this incisive work reveals the complex ideological and institutional rubric of the colonial educational system. It examines its wide-ranging and lasting impact on curriculum, pedagogy, textbooks, teachers’ role and status, and indigenous... more...

  • Tribal Development in Western Indiaby Amita Shah; Jharna Pathak

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Tribal communities in western India, as elsewhere in the country, have been facing increasing marginalisation and poverty. This is so despite a relatively better record of social movements and work by civil society organisations among them and their political inclusion. Further, the existing literature on tribals focuses more on their socio-cultural... more...

  • Tokelauby Judith Huntsman

    Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 24.99

    Tokelau: A Historical Ethnography is the outcome of over two decades of intensive and wide-ranging research in and about the three tiny Polynesian atolls of Tokelau. It is both a comparative ethnographic study of the islands, and a narrative record of their past. The ethnographic study is set in the years around 1970. The combined stories of the atolls'... more...

  • Long Time, Olden Timeby Peter Read; Jay Read

    IAD Press 1991; US$ 10.45

    The year is 1977, and Dinny Japaljarri remembers a time when the Northern Territory was a very different place. Twenty five years on, many of the events in this book now survive only in the memories of a generation that has passed, or is passing, away. Their stories, however, live on told here in the vibrant tradition of Aboriginal oral history,... more...

  • An Anthropologist in Japanby Joy Hendry

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95

    In this highly personal account Joy Hendry relates her experiences of fieldwork in a Japanese town and reveals a fascinating cross-section of Japanese life. She sets out on a study of politeness but a variety of unpredictable events including a volcanic eruption, a suicide and her son's involvement with the family of a poweful local gangster, begin... more...

  • Beyond the Masksby Amina Mama

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Psychology has had a number of things to say about black and coloured people, none of them favourable, and most of which have reinforced stereotyped and derogatory images. Beyond the Masks is a readable account of black psychology, exploring key theoretical issues in race and gender. In it, Amina Mama examines the history of racist psychology, and... more...