Anthropology: History & Theory of Anthropology

  • Engaging Anthropological Theory: A Social and Political History book cover

    Engaging Anthropological Theory

    A Social and Political History, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Moberg

    This fully revised second edition of Mark Moberg's lively book offers a fresh look at the history of anthropological theory. Covering key concepts and theorists, Engaging Anthropological Theory examines the historical context of anthropological ideas and the contested nature of…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930 book cover

    The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    By Cesare Silla

    This book offers a genealogical account of the rise of consumer capitalism, tracing its origins in America between 1880 and 1930 and explaining how it emerged to become the dominant form of social organisation of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Anthropology and Design book cover

    Anthropology and Design

    By Adam Drazin

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Surfaces: Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth book cover

    Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Queering Knowledge: Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern book cover

    Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern

    Edited by Paul Boyce, EJ Gonzalez-Polledo, Silvia Posocco

    Marilyn Strathern’s ethnographic contributions to studies of personhood, kinship, gender relations and reproduction have achieved wide recognition in the field of anthropology. Her analytic devices, including her model of merographic connection, have had profound effects on anthropologists’…

    Hardback – 2018-04-28 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Politics with a Human Face: Identity and Experience in Post-Soviet Europe book cover

    Politics with a Human Face

    Identity and Experience in Post-Soviet Europe

    By Arvydas Grišinas

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Social Change Theories in Motion: Explaining the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future book cover

    Social Change Theories in Motion

    Explaining the Past, Understanding the Present, Envisioning the Future

    By Thomas C. Patterson

    This book assesses how theorists explained processes of change set in motion by the rise of capitalism. It situates them in the milieu in which they wrote. They were never neutral observers standing outside the conditions they were trying to explain. Their arguments were responses to those…

    Paperback – 2018-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity book cover

    Anthropology and Beauty

    From Aesthetics to Creativity

    Edited by Stephanie Bunn

    Organised around the theme of beauty, this innovative collection offers insight into the development of anthropological thinking on art, aesthetics and creativity in recent years. The volume incorporates current work on perception and generative processes, and seeks to move beyond a purely…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory book cover

    Schools and Styles of Anthropological Theory

    Edited by Matei Candea

    This book presents an overview of important currents of thought in social and cultural anthropology, from the 19th century to the present. It introduces readers to the origins, context and continuing relevance of a fascinating and exciting kaleidoscope of ideas that have transformed the humanities…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

  • Mimesis and Alterity: A Particular History of the Senses book cover

    Mimesis and Alterity

    A Particular History of the Senses

    By Michael Taussig

    In this ambitious and accomplished work, Taussig explores the complex and interwoven concepts of mimesis, the practice of imitation, and alterity, the opposition of Self and Other. The book moves from the nineteenth-century invention of mimetically capacious machines, such as the camera, to the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Classic Texts in Anthropology

  • Social Generativity: A Relational Paradigm for Social Change book cover

    Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change

    Edited by Mauro Magatti

    The 2008 economic crisis called into question the sustainability of the individualistic consumer society. However, for better or for worse, this long-term crisis represents an opportunity for the creation of a new model of growth to reform capitalism, structurally as well as culturally. As a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

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