On these pages you will find information on the Routledge list which covers Childhood Anthropology, Environmental Anthropology, Ethnicity, Ethnography & Methodology, Gender, Globalisation, Indigenous Peoples, Regional Anthropology and Social & Cultural Anthropology
There is also information on books for students, series, and the latest news and events.
To live, every being must put out a line, and in life these lines tangle with one another. This book is a study of the life of lines. Following on from Tim Ingold's groundbreaking work Lines: A Brief History, it offers a wholly original series of meditations on life, ground, weather, walking,…
Paperback – 2015-04-09
Making creates knowledge, builds environments and transforms lives. Anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture are all ways of making, and all are dedicated to exploring the conditions and potentials of human life. In this exciting book, Tim Ingold ties the four disciplines together in a way…
Paperback – 2013-03-21
Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world. It offers an exceptionally clear and readable introduction to cultural anthropology, closely relating it to key topics such as colonialism and…
Pack - Book & Online – 2013-01-18
This lively book offers a fresh look at the history of anthropological theory. Covering key concepts and theorists, Mark Moberg examines the historical context of anthropological ideas and the contested nature of anthropology itself. Anthropological ideas regarding human diversity have always been…
Paperback – 2012-08-07
Anthropology is a disciplined inquiry into the conditions and potentials of human life. Generations of theorists, however, have expunged life from their accounts, treating it as the mere output of patterns, codes, structures or systems variously defined as genetic or cultural, natural or social.…
Paperback – 2011-04-19
In this work Tim Ingold offers a persuasive approach to understanding how human beings perceive their surroundings. He argues that what we are used to calling cultural variation consists, in the first place, of variations in skill. Neither innate nor acquired, skills are grown, incorporated into…
Paperback – 2011-03-31
South Asia has developed from a group of newly independent post-Colonial states of at most secondary importance to the wider world to its current position as a region of central strategic importance to both global economic development and world peace and stability. This Atlas highlights the global…
Paperback – 2015-08-28
The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology is a broad survey of linguistic anthropology, featuring contributions from prominent scholars in the field. Each chapter presents a brief historical summary of research in the field and discusses topics and issues of current concern to people…
Hardback – 2015-08-27
Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics
Invented religions have been described as modern religions which advertise their invented status and reject traditional strategies of authorisation. But what does it mean for a religious formation to be ‘made up’, and how might this status affect perceptions of its legitimacy or authenticity in…
Hardback – 2015-08-25
Kathleen Richardson, author of An Anthropology of Robots and AI: Annihilation Anxiety and Machines, discusses her research including the key connections between robotics and gender, disability, and autism.
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James S. Bielo, author of Anthropology of Religion: The Basics, discusses how students and instructors can benefit from his new book.
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A recent issue of Anthropology of This Century (AOTC) featured an article by Adam Kuper, author of Anthropology and Anthropologists, now in its fourth edition. He discusses the radical changes in the field of British social anthropology since the first publication of his book in 1973, the two opposing schools of thought that shaped its evolution, and the current state of social anthropology as a truly cosmopolitan discipline. Read the full article here.