Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Crime and Custom in Savage Society: [1926/1940] book cover

    Crime and Custom in Savage Society

    [1926/1940], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    This volume discusses aspects of small scale societies, including the study of the mental processes, as well as indigenous economics and law.…

    Paperback – 2009-05-06

  • Food and Foodways in Asia: Resource, Tradition and Cooking book cover

    Food and Foodways in Asia

    Resource, Tradition and Cooking, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sidney Cheung, Chee-Beng Tan

    Food is an important cultural marker of identity in contemporary Asian societies, and can provide a medium for the understanding of social relations, family and kinship, class and consumption, gender ideology, and cultural symbolism. However, a truly comprehensive view of food cannot neglect the…

    Paperback – 2009-04-15
    Anthropology of Asia

  • Media and Ethnic Identity: Hopi Views on Media, Identity, and Communication book cover

    Media and Ethnic Identity

    Hopi Views on Media, Identity, and Communication, 1st Edition

    By Ritva Levo-Henriksson

    Media and Ethnic Identity carries a Native American perspective to media and its role in ethnic identity construction. This perspective is gained through a case study of the Hopis, who live in northeast Arizona and are known for their devotion to their indigenous culture. The research data is built…

    Paperback – 2009-03-13
    Indigenous Peoples and Politics

  • Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia book cover

    Everyday Islam in Post-Soviet Central Asia

    1st Edition

    By Maria Elisabeth Louw

    Providing a wealth of empirical research on the everyday practise of Islam in post-Soviet Central Asia, this book gives a detailed account of how Islam is understood and practised among ordinary Muslims in the region, focusing in particular on Uzbekistan. It shows how individuals negotiate…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28
    Central Asian Studies

  • A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays: [1944] book cover

    A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays

    [1944], 1st Edition

    By Malinowski

    Published, posthumously, this volume is both a summing up and a reformulation of Malinowski's functional theory of culture.…

    Paperback – 2008-10-10

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