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  • Cultures and Globalizationby Helmut K Anheier; Yudhishthir Raj Isar

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 58.00

    The fifth volume in the cutting edge Cultures and Globalization Series , this volume explores a city's cultural dynamics and its impact on policy including alternative economies, creativity, migration, diversity, sustainability, education and urban planning. more...

  • Mexicoby Enrique Krauze

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 15.99

    The concentration of power in the caudillo (leader) is as much a formative element of Mexican culture and politics as the historical legacy of the Aztec emperors, Cortez, the Spanish Crown, the Mother Church and the mixing of the Spanish and Indian population into a mestizo culture. Krauze shows how history becomes biography during the century of... more...

  • Ancient Religions of the Austronesian Worldby Julian Baldick

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95

    Austronesia is the vast oceanic region which stretches from Madagascar to Taiwan to New Zealand. Encompassing both scattered archipelagos and major landmasses, Austronesia – derived from the Latin australis, ‘southern’, and Greek nesos, ‘island’ – is used primarily as a linguistic term, designating a family of languages spoken by peoples with a shared... more...

  • Outline of a Theory of Practiceby Pierre Bourdieu; Richard Nice

    Cambridge University Press 1977; US$ 32.00

    Through Pierre Bourdieu's work in Kabylia (Algeria), he develops a theory on symbolic power. more...

  • In Search of Respectby Philippe Bourgois

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 24.00

    This new edition brings this study of inner-city life up to date. more...

  • Beyond Warby Douglas P. Fry

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 11.99

    A profoundly heartening view of human nature, Beyond War offers a hopeful prognosis for a future without war. Douglas P. Fry convincingly argues that our ancient ancestors were not innately warlike--and neither are we. He points out that, for perhaps ninety-nine percent of our history, for well over a million years, humans lived in nomadic hunter-and-gatherer... more...

  • North American Indians: A Very Short Introductionby Theda Perdue; Michael D. Green

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 7.99

    This book begins with the emergence of peoples in North America and traces their stories to the beginning of the early twentieth-first century. The narrative rests on the premise that indigenous nations retain sovereign rights, and it explores the ways in which contests over those rights shaped their histories. more...

  • The Terror Dreamby Susan Faludi

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 6.79

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash —an unflinching dissection of the mind of America after 9/11 In this most original examination of America's post-9/11 culture, Susan Faludi shines a light on the country's psychological response to the attacks on that terrible day. Turning her acute observational powers... more...

  • Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodiesby Seth Holmes

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies provides an intimate examination of the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants in our contemporary food system. An anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, Holmes shows how market forces, anti-immigrant sentiment, and racism undermine health and health care. Holmes’s material is visceral... more...

  • Women and War in the Twentieth Centuryby Nicole A. Dombrowski

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 42.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...