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    • Gill, Lesley (2016)
      In A Century of Violence in a Red City Lesley Gill provides insights into broad trends of global capitalist development, class disenfranchisement and dispossession, and the decline of progressive politics. Gill traces the ...
    • Ballestero, Andrea (2019)
      Based on fieldwork among state officials, NGOs, politicians, and activists in Costa Rica and Brazil, A Future History of Water traces the unspectacular work necessary to make water access a human right and a human right ...
    • Edmunds, Mary (2013)
      This book is a story. It’s a story about ordinary people in very different parts of the world dealing with rapid change in the late twentieth and early twenty-first
    • Eriksen, Thomas Hylland; Nielsen, Finn Sivert (2013-05-10)
      This is a thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular classic of modern anthropology. Avoiding geographical bias, the authors provide summaries of ‘Enlightenment’, ‘Romantic’ and ‘Victorian’ anthropology, from the ...
    • Close-Barry, Kirstie (2016)
      This book provides insight into the long process of decolonisation within the Methodist Overseas Missions of Australasia, a colonial institution that operated in the British colony of Fiji. The mission was a site of work ...
    • Harris, Anna (2021)
      A Sensory Education takes a close look at how sensory awareness is learned and taught in expert and everyday settings around the world. Anna Harris shows that our sensing is not innate or acquired, but in fact evolves ...
    • Shah, Mira (2020)
      Diese Open-Access-Publikation mit dem Titel "Affe und Affekt" untersucht anhand populärwissenschaftlicher Forschungsmemoiren die Form und Funktion von Emotionen, Affekten und Gefühlen in der Feldforschung mit Affen – und ...
    • Straube, Christian (2021)
      In this ethnographic study of post-paternalist ruination and renovation, Christian Straube explores social change at the intersection of material decay and social disconnection in the former mine township Mpatamatu of ...
    • Rees, Tobias (2018)
      For most of the twentieth century, anthropologists understood themselves as ethnographers. The art of anthropology was the fieldwork-based description of faraway others—of how social structures secretly organized the ...
    • Róna, Peter; Zsolnai, László (2020)
      This open access book provides an exploration of the consequences of the ontological differences between natural and social objects (sometimes described as objects of nature and objects of thought) in the workings of causal ...
    • Jurkowlaniec, Grażyna; Matyjaszkiewicz, Ika; Sarnecka, Zuzanna (2017)
      This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical ...
    • MacClancy, Jeremy (2015-07-01)
      A fresh anthropological look at a central but neglected topic: the profound changes in rural life throughout Western Europe today. As locals leave for jobs in cities they are replaced by neo-hippies, lifestyle-seekers, ...
    • Hall, Bradford J.; Covarrubias, Patricia O.; Kirschbaum, Kristin A. (2017)
      Among Cultures: The Challenge of Communication, Third Edition explores intercultural communication and the relationship between communication and culture, using narrative as a common and compelling thread for studying ...
    • Grillo, Laura S. (2018-11-01)
      Throughout West African societies, at times of social crises, postmenopausal women — the Mothers — make a ritual appeal to their innate moral authority. The seat of this power is the female genitalia. Wielding branches or ...
    • Howe, Cymene; Pandian, Anand (2019)
      "The idea of the Anthropocene often generates an overwhelming sense of abjection or apathy. It occupies the imagination as a set of circumstances that counterpose individual human actors against ungraspable scales and ...
    • Barnard, Alan (2007)
      'The Bushman' is a perennial but changing image. The transformation of that image is important. It symbolizes the perception of Bushman or San society, of the ideas and values of ethnographers who have worked with Bushman ...
    • Baker, Lee D. (2010)
      In the late nineteenth century, if ethnologists in the United States recognized African American culture, they often perceived it as something to be overcome and left behind. At the same time, they were committed to salvaging ...
    • Spencer, Philip; Fine, Robert (2018)
      "Universalism has always shown two faces to the world: one emancipatory and inclusionary, the other repressive and exclusionary. Jewish experience of universalism has been correspondingly equivocal. Antisemitism and the ...
    • Recasens Salvo, Andrés (2019)
      Exhibition on the role of the anthropologist in its different facets as a trainer, researcher, disseminator
    • Sykes, Karen (2005)
      Arguing with Anthropology is a fresh and wholly original guide to key elements in anthropology, which teaches the ability to think, write and argue critically. Using the classic 'question of the gift' as a master-issue for ...