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  • Classification and Human Evolutionby Sherwood L. Washburn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    This volume reviews the meaning of taxonomic statements and considers our present knowledge regarding the number and characteristics of species among living and extinct primates, including man and his ancestors. They also examine the relationship of behaviour changes and selection pressures in evolutionary sequences. First published in 1964. more...

  • Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religionby Michael Banton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    As the basic questions of social structure were elucidated there came a quickening of interest among social anthropologists in the study of religion. Chapters in this book include: · Religion as a Cultural System (Clifford Geertz) · Colour Classification in Ndembu Religion (Victor W. Turner) · Religion: Problems of Definition and Explanation (Melford... more...

  • Relationships, Residence and the Individualby Stephen Gudeman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Representing a departure from traditional studies of social organisation, the book asserts that a kinship system is best understood as a system of concepts rather than as a set of empirical relationships. Three aspects of life in the Panamanian community of Los Boquerones are described First published in 1976. more...

  • The Demise of a Rural Economyby Stephen Gudeman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Bridging a gap between macro- and micro- viewpoints, the work shows the ways in which an economy is socially and historically determined. Subsistence is shown to be not only a form of agriculture but a determinant economic organisation and particular attention is paid to the problem of understanding patterns of distribution and the constitution of... more...

  • Capital, Saving and Credit in Peasant Societiesby Raymond Firth; B.S. Yamey

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The formation and management of capital are among the central issues in economic growth, especially in 'under-developed' countries, and form the main theme in this volume. The societies examined vary widely, both geographically and also in terms of types of social and economic structures. First published in 1964. more...

  • Djanggawulby Ronald M. Berndt

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    The Djanggawul religious cult is the focus for this study because it is more important to the Aborigines themselves than other religious cults in the north-eastern region of Arnhem land. The book includes chapters on the following: · Significance of the Djanggawul · The Djanggawul Myth and Content of the Myth · The Djanggawul Songs · The Djanggawul... more...

  • Social Change in Tikopiaby Raymond Firth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Re-visiting Tikopia a decade after his first visit, Raymond Firth here examines what impact the forces of modernization had on Tikopia society with regard to economics, law, politics and social affairs. Suffering a famine whilst there, the author also examined the issues of responsibility for the famine; problems of distribution in ceremonial and ritual;... more...

  • Marxist Analyses and Social Anthropologyby Maurice Bloch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Reflecting the first evaluation among British and American anthropologists of the relevance of Marxist theory for their discipline, the studies in this volume cover a wide geographical and social spectrum ranging from rural Indonesia, Imperial China, Highland Burma and the Abron kingdom of Gyaman. A critical survey assesses the value of some key... more...

  • Japanese Rainmaking and other Folk Practicesby Geoffrey Bownas; Pauline Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The ritual of rainmaking is one of half a dozen Japanese folk practices and festivals described in this book. The story of rainmaking ceremonies begins with personal experience and then draws on the work of Japanese folklorists to record significant local variations and to construct a general account of the history and purpose of the ceremony. Field... more...

  • History & Literature Of Christby De_Labriolle

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...