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  • 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...

  • The Conscious Brideby Sheryl Nissinen; Sheryl Paul

    New Harbinger Publications 2000; US$ 15.55

    Led by a counselor, brides share their feelings about such issues as being given away, wearing a veil, changing their name, and closing the hotel room door only to find themselves suddenly--married. The author unravels the psychology behind common difficulties and offers practical advice for handling the fears and doubts that so often run amok as... more...

  • Invisible Women of Prehistoryby Marlene Derlet; Judy Foster

    Spinifex Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    Based on many years of research into ancient history and prehistory, this insightful tome argues that three million years of peace—a period when women’s status in society was much higher than it is now—preceded the last 6,000 years of war during which men have come to hold power over women. The book challenges the idea accepted in academia that history... more...

  • Dark Emuby Bruce Pascoe

    Magabala Books 2014; US$ 19.99

    Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen... more...

  • The Expansive Momentby Jack Goody

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    Jack Goody's analysis of the history and ideology of social anthropology in Britain and Africa. more...

  • The Anthropology of Childhoodby David F. Lancy

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    This new edition presents a nuanced and credible picture of childhood in different cultures, past and present. more...

  • Open Veins of Latin Americaby Eduardo Galeano

    Monthly Review Press 1997; US$ 18.70

    Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest description of primitive capital accumulation since Marx. Rather than chronology, geography,... more...

  • Decolonizing Methodologiesby Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    A call by an indigenous researcher for the decolonizing of research methods, which critically examines the historical and philosophical base of Western research. The book provides a literature which validates frustrations with various Western paradigms, academic traditions and methodologies. more...

  • Bones of Contentionby Marvin L. Lubenow

    Baker Publishing Group 2004; US$ 28.00

    Seeking to disprove the theory of human evolution, the author examines the fossils of the so-called "ape men." more...

  • Planet Tacoby Jeffrey M. Pilcher

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    Planet Taco examines the historical struggles between globalization and national sovereignty in the creation of "authentic" Mexican food. By telling the stories of the "Chili Queens" of San Antonio and the inventors of the taco shell, it shows how Mexican Americans helped to make Mexican food global. more...