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  • Silencing the Past (20th anniversary edition)by Michel-Rolph Trouillot

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 19.00

    Foreword by Hazel V. Carby   A modern classic about power and the making of history, with a new foreword by a prominent scholar   Placing the West’s failure to acknowledge the most successful slave revolt in history alongside denials of the Holocaust and the debates over the Alamo and Christopher Columbus, Michel-Rolph Trouillot offers a stunning... more...

  • Investigating Cultureby Carol Delaney; Deborah Kaspin

    Wiley 2011; US$ 43.95 US$ 39.56

    In its new Second Edition, the innovative and ever-popular Investigating Culture has been updated and revised to incorporate new teacher and student feedback. Carol Delaney and Deborah Kaspin provide an expanded introduction to cultural anthropology that is even more accessible to students. Revised and enhanced new edition that incorporates additional... more...

  • The Hold Life Hasby Catherine J. Allen

    Smithsonian 2012; US$ 21.95

    This second edition of Catherine J. Allen's distinctive ethnography of the Quechua-speaking people of the Andes brings their story into the present. She has added an extensive afterword based on her visits to Sonqo in 1995 and 2000 and has updated and revised parts of the original text. The book focuses on the very real problem of cultural continuity... more...

  • Analysis and Interpretation of Ethnographic Databy Margaret D. LeCompte; Jean J. Schensul

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 38.00

    Analysis and Interpretation of Ethnographic Data: A Mixed Methods Approach, Second Edition , is a comprehensive treatment of analysis strategies used in ethnographic research, addressing the “crunching” and manipulation of both qualitative and quantitative ethnographic data. more...

  • An Intimate History Of Humanityby Theodore Zeldin

    Random House 2012; US$ 18.32

    This extraordinarily wide-ranging study looks at the dilemmas of life today and shows how they need not have arisen. Portraits of living people and historical figures are placed alongside each other as Zeldin discusses how men and women have lost and regained hope; how they have learnt to have interesting conversations; how some have acquired an immunity... more...

  • Essential Ethnographic Methodsby Jean J. Schensul; Margaret D. LeCompte

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 38.00

    Essential Ethnographic Methods introduces the fundamental, face-to-face data collection tools for ethnographers and other qualitative researchers and provides detailed instruction to improve the quality and scope of data collection. more...

  • Keywords of Mobilityby Noel B. Salazar; Kiran Jayaram

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 27.95

    Scholars from various disciplines have used key concepts to grasp mobilities, but as of yet, a working vocabulary of these has not been fully developed. Given this context and inspired in part by Raymond Williams' Keywords (1976), this edited volume presents contributions that critically analyze mobility-related keywords: capital, cosmopolitanism,... more...

  • The Making of Asian Americaby Erika Lee

    Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 13.99

    A “comprehensive…fascinating” ( The New York Times Book Review) history of Asian Americans and their role in American life, by one of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But much of their long... more...

  • The Vulnerable Observerby Ruth Behar

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Eloquently interweaving ethnography and memoir, award-winning anthropologist Ruth Behar offers a new theory and practice for humanistic anthropology. She proposes an anthropology that is lived and written in a personal voice. She does so in the hope that it will lead us toward greater depth of understanding and feeling, not only in contemporary anthropology,... more...

  • Understanding Digital Cultureby Vincent Miller

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 44.00

    An account of digital culture in everyday life that explains the social, economic and cultural dimensions of the information society. more...