Anthropology: History & Theory of Anthropology

  • How to Read Ethnography book cover

    How to Read Ethnography

    2nd Edition

    By Paloma Gay y Blasco, Huon Wardle

    How to Read Ethnography is an essential guide to approaching anthropological texts. It helps students to cultivate the skills they need to critically examine and understand how ethnographies are built up, as well as to think anthropologically and develop an anthropological imagination of their own.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-02 
    Routledge

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

    Surfaces

    Transformations of Body, Materials and Earth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Anusas, Cris Simonetti

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Morality Made Visible: Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory book cover

    Morality Made Visible

    Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Otto Pipatti

    While highly respected among evolutionary psychologists, the sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Edward Westermarck is now largely forgotten in the social sciences. This book is the first full study of his moral and social theory, focusing on the key elements of his theory of moral emotions…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • The Varieties of Historical Experience book cover

    The Varieties of Historical Experience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Stewart, Stephan Palmie

    This book considers how history is not just objectively lived but subjectively experienced by people in the process of orienting their present toward the past. It analyses affectivity in historical experience, examines the digital mediation of history, and assesses the current politics of competing…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia: Between the Mekong and the Indus book cover

    Objects and Frontiers in Modern Asia

    Between the Mekong and the Indus, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lipokmar Dzüvichü, Manjeet Baruah

    Under the rubric of frontiers and borderlands, the book explores themes, such as ‘objects and historical change’, ‘objects and power’, ‘objects and circulation’, ‘objects and state-making practices’, ‘objects and everyday life’, and ‘objects and culture’. The book seeks to interrogate and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge India

  • On the Emic Gesture: Difference and Ethnography in Roy Wagner book cover

    On the Emic Gesture

    Difference and Ethnography in Roy Wagner, 1st Edition

    By Iracema H. Dulley

    Roy Wagner’s work deals with a fundamental issue in anthropology: how to describe difference and where to place it in anthropological discourse. His discussion and displacement of anthropological concepts such as ‘group’ and ‘culture’ in the 1970s and 1980s has arguably encouraged a deconstructive…

    Hardback – 2019-03-29 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

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

    Queering Knowledge

    Analytics, Devices and Investments after Marilyn Strathern, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • Ethnographic Inquiry and Lived Experience: An Epistemological Critique book cover

    Ethnographic Inquiry and Lived Experience

    An Epistemological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Wing-Chung Ho

    Ho addresses two fundamental theoretical questions about how best to practice ethnographic inquiries to obtain qualitative, experience-near, and shareable accounts of human living. The first question is the epistemology of ethnography. He posits that writing is epistemologically prior to the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives book cover

    The Culture of Ships and Maritime Narratives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chryssanthi Papadopoulou

    The ship transcends the descriptive categories of place, vehicle and artefact; it is a cosmos, which requires its own cosmology. This is the subject matter of this volume, which falls within the broader, flourishing sub-field of maritime anthropology. Specifically, the volume first investigates the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28 
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • Engaging Transculturality: Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies book cover

    Engaging Transculturality

    Concepts, Key Terms, Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Laila Abu-Er-Rub, Christiane Brosius, Sebastian Meurer, Diamantis Panagiotopoulos, Susan Richter

    Engaging Transculturality is an extensive and comprehensive survey of the rapidly developing field of transcultural studies. In this volume, the reflections of a large and interdisciplinary array of scholars have been brought together to provide an extensive source of regional and trans-regional…

    Hardback – 2019-01-25 
    Routledge
    Engaging with...

  • Humans and Other Forms of Life: An Introduction to Multispecies Anthropology book cover

    Humans and Other Forms of Life

    An Introduction to Multispecies Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Rebecca Marsland

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

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