Anthropology: History & Theory of Anthropology

  • 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 – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • The Varieties of Historical Experience book cover

    The Varieties of Historical Experience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Stewart, Stephan Palmie

    Stephan Palmié is Professor of Anthropology at The University of Chicago, USA. Charles Stewart is Professor of Anthropology at University College London, UK.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-02 
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • 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 two fundamental issues 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 have arguably encouraged a…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Ethnography

  • 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 scholars, 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 as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • 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 – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    British School at Athens - Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies

  • 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 regarding the epistemology of ethnography. Ho posits that writing is epistemologically…

    Hardback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Divinization and Technology: The Political Anthropology of Subversion book cover

    Divinization and Technology

    The Political Anthropology of Subversion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Camil Francisc Roman, Gilbert Germain

    This book offers a political anthropological discussion of subversion, exploring its imbrication with technological and divinization practices, and uncovering some of its particular effects on human existence, from prehistory until the contemporary age. Subversion is often romanticized as a means…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • The Spectacle of Critique: From Philosophy to Cacophony book cover

    The Spectacle of Critique

    From Philosophy to Cacophony, 1st Edition

    By Tom Boland

    Far from being the preserve of a few elite thinkers, critique increasingly dominates public life in modernity, leading to a cacophony of accusation and denunciation around all political issues. The technique of unmasking ‘power’ or ‘hegemony’ or ‘ideology’ has now been adopted across the political…

    Hardback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

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

    The Rise of Consumer Capitalism in America, 1880 - 1930

    1st Edition

    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 organization of our time. Asking how it was that we came to be consumers who live in societies that…

    Hardback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Arvydas Grišinas

    Politics with a Human Face presents a holistic understanding of identity formation in post-Soviet Europe, arguing that since politics is fundamentally a human affair. In order to adequately understand it, one needs to understand its human side first. Drawing on the thought of Dilthey, Ricoeur and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Anthropology and Beauty: From Aesthetics to Creativity book cover

    Anthropology and Beauty

    From Aesthetics to Creativity, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-25
    Routledge

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

    Social Generativity

    A Relational Paradigm for Social Change, 1st Edition

    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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