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  • Theories of Race and Ethnicityby Karim Murji; John Solomos

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    An authoritative and cutting-edge collection of theoretically grounded and empirically informed essays exploring the contemporary terrain of race and racism. more...

  • Elements of Human and Social Geographyby Eric Sunderland; W. B. Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95

    Elements of Human and Social Geography: Some Anthropological Perspectives examines elements of human and social geography from an anthropological perspective, with emphasis on aspects of socialization. The peasant way of life is described, principally with reference to Middle Eastern communities. This book is comprised of four chapters and begins... more...

  • Middle Ageby Christopher Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    Middle age, for many, marks a key period for a radical reappraisal of one's life and way of living. The sense of time running out, both from the perspective that one's life has ground to a halt, and from the point of view of the greater closeness of death, and the sense of loneliness engendered by the compromised and wasteful nature of life, become... more...

  • Putting Folklore To Useby Michael Owen Jones

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Essays by thirteen folklorists explore applications in such areas as museums, aiding the homeless, environmental planning, art therapy, designing public spaces, organizing development, tourism, the public sector, aging, and creating an occupation's image." more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern Arab Cultureby Dwight F. Reynolds

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    An accessible and wide-ranging survey of modern Arab culture covering political, intellectual and social aspects. more...

  • Planning and Care for Children and Adolescents with Dental Enamel Defectsby Bernadette K. Drummond; Nicola Kilpatrick

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 117.75

    Defective development of tooth enamel or dentin is a significant dental problem for children and adolescents in various respects, and dentists and other oral health workers find managing these problems challenging and stressful. While a considerable amount of relevant research is currently being undertaken, much further investigation is needed. This... more...

  • African Indigenous Knowledge and the Disciplinesby Gloria Emeagwali; George J Sefa Dei

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 41.22

    This text explores the multidisciplinary context of African Indigenous Knowledge Systems from scholars and scholar activists committed to the interrogation, production, articulation, dissemination and general development of endogenous and indigenous modes of intellectual activity and praxis. The work reinforces the demand for the decolonization of... more...

  • Cultural Hybridity and the Environmentby Kirsten Maclean

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 102.44

    This book highlights the importance of diversity in overcoming issues of social and environmental degradation. It presents conceptual and practical strategies to celebrate local and Indigenous knowledge for improved community development and environmental management. David Harvey has proclaimed, “The geography we make must be a peoples’ geography.”... more...

  • Interpreting Legend (RLE Folklore)by Timothy R. Tangherlini

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.50

    This book, first published in 1994, sets ‘repertoire against raconteur’ in order to explore one of the world’s largest collections of folk literature. The author’s findings, and his creative and synthetic methodologies, enhance greatly our understanding of the world of the legend, and especially the basic question of ‘Who tells what to whom in the... more...

  • Some Day Been Dey (RLE Folklore)by Loreto Todd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    'Once upon a time' is the English translation of the title of this collection of twenty-eight Pidgin tales from Cameroon in West Africa, first published in 1979. These are richly illustrative of the various folklore genres of the region and are presented in a modified standard orthography, with an English translation facing the original Pidgin text.... more...