Anthropology: Ethnography & Methodology

  • Bantu Prophets in South Africa book cover

    Bantu Prophets in South Africa

    1st Edition

    By Bengt Sundkler

    Originally published in 1948 and then updated in 1961 outlines the religious and social background of the Zulus and discusses the rise of the Independent Church Movement. It examines the organization and inner workings of the different Churches, their forms of worship, and the personalities of…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Bantu of North Kavirondo: Volume 1 book cover

    The Bantu of North Kavirondo

    Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Wagner

    Originally published in 1949, this is the first of 2 volumes studying the Bantu tribes inhabiting the westernmost part of Kenya. The book analyses family, lineage and clan structure, kinship relations and the various rituals connected with every stage of the human life cycle. Also included is a…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Bantu of North Kavirondo: Volume 2: Economic Life book cover

    The Bantu of North Kavirondo

    Volume 2: Economic Life, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Wagner

    Originally published in 1956, this second volume of the Bantu of North Kenya (Kavirondo) discusses the traditional Bantu economy, as well as 20th century developments as a result of Western contact. The topics dealt with include technology, food production, land tenure and use, rights in cattle,…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland book cover

    Sectarianism in Southern Nyasaland

    1st Edition

    By R. L. Wishlade

    Originally published in 1965, this is a study of Christian secessionist sects in the southern Province of Nyasaland (Malawi). It discusses the nature and context of sectarianism in Africa and analyses the developemnt of the sects, their ritual and worship and the roles of their officials in the…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The World of Waiters book cover

    The World of Waiters

    1st Edition

    By Gerald Mars, Michael Nicod

    Originally published in 1984, The World of Waiters provides a close look at the area of everyday working life, focusing on the profession of waiters. The book addresses the complex world of waiters, look at the insecurities, hierarchies and ‘the politics of serving’ that come into play in the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cheats at Work: An Anthropology of Workplace Crime book cover

    Cheats at Work

    An Anthropology of Workplace Crime, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Mars

    Originally published in 1982 Cheats at Work looks at occupations from an anthropological point of view, using a similar format to analysis of cultures in the study of anthropology. The author uses an extensive set of quotations drawn from over a hundred informants at all social levels. The…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Ethnographic Film and Video book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Ethnographic Film and Video

    1st Edition

    Edited by Phillip Vannini

    The Routledge International Handbook of Ethnographic Film and Video is a state-of-the-art volume which encompasses the breadth and depth of the field of ethnographic film and video-based research. With more and more researchers turning to film and video as a key element of their projects, and as…

    Hardback – 2020-04-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Anthropology of Police book cover

    The Anthropology of Police

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin G. Karpiak, William Garriott

    What are the potential contributions of anthropology to the study of police? Even beyond the methodological particularities and geographic breadth of cultural anthropology, there are a set of conceptual and analytical traditions that have much to bring to broader scholarship in police studies.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • The Light Inside: Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History book cover

    The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Santería Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion book cover

    Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Meeting Ethnography: Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance book cover

    Meeting Ethnography

    Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jen Sandler, Renita Thedvall

    This volume asks and addresses elusive ontological, epistemological, and methodological questions about meetings. What are meetings? What sort of knowledge, identities, and power relationships are produced, performed, communicated, and legitimized through meetings? How do—and how…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Alterity: Responding to the Other book cover

    Anthropology and Alterity

    Responding to the Other, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernhard Leistle

    Alterity or otherness is a central notion in cultural anthropology and philosophy, as well as in other disciplines. While anthropology, with its aim of understanding cultural difference, tends to take otherness as a fact, there have been vigorous attempts in contemporary philosophy, particularly in…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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