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  • The Limits of Whitenessby Neda Maghbouleh

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 24.95

    When Roya, an Iranian American high school student, is asked to identify her race, she feels anxiety and doubt. According to the federal government, she and others from the Middle East are white. Indeed, a historical myth circulates even in immigrant families like Roya's, proclaiming Iranians to be the "original" white race. But based on the treatment... more...

  • Morioriby Michael King

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 15.50

    'A book to be treasured for the access it gives us to a little-known corner of the New Zealand experience.' Tipene O'Regan, Evening Post This award-winning, trail-blazing book by Michael King restored the Moriori of the Chatham Islands to their rightful place in New Zealand, Pacific and world history. This revised edition contains material that... more...

  • Uncivilised Genesby Gustav Milne

    Crown House Publishing 2017; US$ 16.49

    In Uncivilised Genes: Human Evolution and the Urban Paradox , Gustav Milne explores how we can reconfigure our lifestyles and urban environments, based on an understanding of our prehistoric past, in order to bring about a richer future for mankind. We evolved as hunter-gatherers over a period of more than three million years: living off the land... more...

  • Maori at Homeby Scotty Morrison

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 11.27

    Maori at Home is the perfect introduction to the Maori language. A highly practical, easy and fun resource for everyday New Zealanders, it covers the basics of life in and around a typical Kiwi household. Whether you're practising sport, getting ready for school, celebrating a birthday, preparing a shopping list or relaxing at the beach, Maori... more...

  • The Story of Colourby Gavin Evans

    Michael O'Mara 2017; US$ 9.99

    Why is green the colour of envy? Why is black ‘evil’? Why is white pure? Why do we ‘feel blue’ or ‘see red’? Why do colours have different meanings for different cultures? When we look at or talk about a colour in a particular setting, we are as likely to see its cultural or symbolic meaning as the shade itself. Why?Sometimes our grasp of a colour... more...

  • Folk Song in Englandby Steve Roud

    Faber & Faber 2017; US$ 22.99

    In Victorian times, England was famously dubbed the land without music - but one of the great musical discoveries of the early twentieth century was that England had a vital heritage of folk song and music which was easily good enough to stand comparison with those of other parts of Britain and overseas. Cecil Sharp, Ralph Vaughan Williams,... more...

  • Epicby Frederick Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 57.95

    Epic does many things. Among others, it defines the nature of the human storyteller; recalls the creation of the world and of the human race; describes the paradoxical role of the hero as both the Everyman and the radical exception; and establishes the complex quest underlying all human action. Epic illustrates that these ingredients of epic storytelling... more...

  • Perpetratorsby Guenter Lewy

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    The Nazis' attempt to annihilate the Jewish people, the Holocaust, continues to raise a disturbing question. About six million defenseless men, women, and children were murdered for no reason but their ancestry. How could such terrible deeds happen in the heart of Christian Europe and among a nation known for its poets and thinkers, a people that had... more...

  • America's Digital Armyby Robertson Allen

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 30.00

    America’s Digital Army is an ethnographic study of the link between interactive entertainment and military power, drawing on Robertson Allen’s fieldwork observing video game developers, military strategists, U.S. Army marketing agencies, and an array of defense contracting companies that worked to produce the official U.S. Army video game, America’s... more...

  • Jihadi Cultureby Thomas Hegghammer

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 23.00

    This book studies the art forms and social practices that make up much of the daily life of jihadi culture. more...