Anthropology: History & Theory of Anthropology

  • Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory: I move therefore I am book cover

    Dynamic Embodiment for Social Theory

    I move therefore I am, 1st Edition

    By Brenda Farnell

    This book presents a series of ontological investigations into an adequate theory of embodiment for the social sciences. Informed by a new realist philosophy of causal powers, it seeks to articulate a concept of dynamic embodiment, one that positions human body movement, and not just ‘the body’ at…

    Hardback – 2012-02-23
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Savagery and Colonialism in the Indian Ocean: Power, Pleasure and the Andaman Islanders book cover

    Savagery and Colonialism in the Indian Ocean

    Power, Pleasure and the Andaman Islanders, 1st Edition

    By Satadru Sen

    This book examines the social, political and ideological dimensions of the encounter between the indigenous inhabitants of the Andaman islands, British colonizers and Indian settlers in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The British-Indian penal settlements in the Andaman Islands – beginning…

    Hardback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Dismantling the East-West Dichotomy: Essays in Honour of Jan van Bremen book cover

    Dismantling the East-West Dichotomy

    Essays in Honour of Jan van Bremen, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joy Hendry, Heung Wah Wong

    It has been customary in the appraisal of the different approaches to the study of Japan anthropology to invoke an East-West dichotomy positing hegemonic ‘Western’ systems of thought against a more authentic ‘Eastern’ alternative. Top scholars in the field of Japan anthropology examine, challenge…

    Hardback – 2006-08-01
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique book cover

    Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique

    1st Edition

    By Sonia Ryang

    Japan and National Anthropology: A Critique is an empirically rich and theoretically sophisticated study which challenges the conventional view of Japanese studies in general and the Anglophone anthropological writings on Japan in particular. Sonia Ryang explores the process by which the postwar…

    Hardback – 2004-05-27
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) East Asian Series

  • Between Anthropology and Literature book cover

    Between Anthropology and Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rose De Angelis

    This collection suggests that the disciplines of literature and anthropology are not static entities but instead fluid sites of shifting cultural currents and academic interests. The essays conclude that the origins, sources, and intersections of the two disciplines are constantly being revised,…

    Hardback – 2002-06-13

  • From Beijing to Port Moresby: The Politics of National Identity in Cultural Policies book cover

    From Beijing to Port Moresby

    The Politics of National Identity in Cultural Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginia Domingues, David Wu

    Essays in this volume focus on Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China as sites rife with discursive complexity. From small to large, young to old, former colony to former colonial power, these six examples do well to represent situated voices and…

    Hardback – 1998-11-19

  • The Dark Side of Humanity: The Work of Robert Hertz and its Legacy book cover

    The Dark Side of Humanity

    The Work of Robert Hertz and its Legacy, 1st Edition

    By Robert Parkin

    Robert Parkin's book gives a reading of each of these texts before going on to show their subsequent influence on anthropologists in particular. Hertz's activities as reviewer and phamphleteer are also covered. The introductory biographical chapter drawing on Hertz's surviving papers in the Coll&…

    Hardback – 1996-03-18

  • Before Social Anthropology: Essays on the History of British Anthropology book cover

    Before Social Anthropology

    Essays on the History of British Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By James Urry

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1993-05-05
    Studies in Anthropology and History

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