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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
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
Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent…
Paperback – 2010-11-12
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An adamant fan of Darwin, F.W. Headley attempts to argue the difficulties of believing in Socialism and Darwinism simultaneously and highlights issues which could prevent Socialism from being put into practice. Originally published in 1909, this study uses examples of communities in countries such…
Hardback – 2016-02-05
Anthropologist Donald Joralemon asks whether America is really, as many scholars claim, a death-denying culture that prefers to quarantine the sick in hospitals and the elderly in nursing homes. His answer is a reasoned “no.” In his view, Americans are merely struggling to find cultural scripts for…
Paperback – 2016-01-31
This concise, contemporary, and inexpensive option for instructors of cultural anthropology breaks away from the traditional structure of introductory textbooks. Emphasizing the interaction between humans and their environment, the tension between human universals and cultural variation, and the…
Paperback – 2016-01-31
Holly Mathews, co-editor of Anthropologies of Cancer in Transnational Worlds, confronts the different global perspectives of cancer and how the complexity of this disease has influenced the medical (anthropology) field.
Jack David Eller, author of Culture and Diversity in the United States, discusses the meaning of "diversity" in the United States and the purpose of his book.
Max Novick acquires research monographs in the areas of anthropology, history, and sociology. His list tends to focus on women’s and gender studies, race and ethnic studies, science and technology, environment, social theory, and research methods, but is not limited to these subjects.
Katherine Ong has responsibility for developing the Routledge Anthropology publishing programme. She commissions a broad range of books for students and academics, from scholarly research volumes to core textbooks. The titles on her list cover all areas of socio-cultural (including medical), linguistic, and biological anthropology, as well as theory and methods. Key series include Routledge Handbooks and Critical Topics in Contemporary Anthropology.