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  • Where the Ancestors Walkedby Philip Clarke

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 31.81

    'Philip Clarke has penned an insightful and wide-ranging account of Australia's Aboriginal cultures from a perspective of great learning and insider privilege. It's an immensely significant work, revealing the extraordinary richness of one of the world's oldest continuous cultures.' Tim Flannery, author of The Future Eaters. Since their arrival many... more...

  • The Changing Village Environment in Southeast Asiaby Ben Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    This book follows the work of the 'Good Roots Project' - a multi-year forestry and agriculture research project in the Philippines. The scheme is an attempt on the part of industry, science and the government to better understand the processes of deforestation and initiate a strategy by which stressed upland ecosystems can be returned to productive... more...

  • Native Title in Australiaby Peter Sutton

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00

    Discusses fundamental anthropological issues with Aboriginal Australians, focusing on kinds of customary rights that are 'held' in Aboriginal 'countries'. more...

  • A New Old Damascusby Christa Salamandra

    Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 17.55

    "[F]illed with rare encounters with Syria's oldest, most elite families. Critics of anthropology's taste for exoticism and marginality will savor this study of upper-class Damascus, a world that is urbane and cosmopolitan, yet in many ways as remote as the settings in which the best ethnography has traditionally ... more...

  • Millennial Monstersby Anne Allison

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    From sushi and karaoke to martial arts and technoware, the currency of made-in-Japan cultural goods has skyrocketed in the global marketplace during the past decade. The globalization of Japanese "cool" is led by youth products: video games, manga (comic books), anime (animation), and cute characters that have fostered kid crazes from Hong Kong to... more...

  • Methods in Human Growth Researchby Roland C. Hauspie; Noël Cameron; Luciano Molinari

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 46.00

    This volume is a review of methods used in human growth research. more...

  • Nigeria's Diverse Peoplesby April A. Gordon

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00

    Exploring the history of ethnic, regional and religious diversity in Nigeria, this volume traces most of the country's current problems to its colonial exploitation. It features 160 A-Z entries of key people, as well as primary documents from the Biafran secession and civil war. more...

  • Dismantling the East-West Dichotomyby Joy Hendry; Heung Wah Wong

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    It has been customary in the appraisal of the different approaches to the study of Japan anthropology to invoke an East-West dichotomy positing hegemonic ‘Western’ systems of thought against a more authentic ‘Eastern’ alternative. Top scholars in the field of Japan anthropology examine, challenge and attempt to move beyond the notion of an East-West... more...

  • Health and Social Research in Multiethnic Societiesby James Y. Nazroo

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    This volume presents a ready source of information on the methodological issues facing research on ethnicity, which is highly relevant to a wide variety of health, economic and social issues in modern societies. Straightforward in its approach and accessible to those who are not specialists in studies of ethnicity, Health and Social Research in... more...

  • Addictions and Healing in Aboriginal Countryby Gregory Phillips

    Aboriginal Studies Press 2003; US$ 26.50

    Phillips establishes a framework for understanding the issues pertinent to Australian Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga (marijuana) and gambling and its aftermath in one community, Big River which is a fictitious name for a real community. more...