Anthropology: Indigenous Peoples

  • Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State: The Rising Tide book cover

    Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State

    The Rising Tide, 1st Edition

    By Peter Rudiak-Gould

    The citizens of the Marshall Islands have been told that climate change will doom their country, and they have seen confirmatory omens in the land, air, and sea. This book investigates how grassroots Marshallese society has interpreted and responded to this threat as intimated by local observation,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts book cover

    Indigenous Adolescent Development

    Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Les B. Whitbeck, Melissa Walls, Kelley Hartshorn

    This volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families. The first study of its kind, it calls attention to culturally specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development…

    Paperback – 2015-10-12
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Developmental Psychology

  • Animism and the Question of Life book cover

    Animism and the Question of Life

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Praet

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Tibetan Studies in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Tibetan Studies in Comparative Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chih-yu Shih, Yu-Wen Chen

    Politics, history, and religion have long lent Tibet a glamorous air, particularly in the West. But Tibet can be understood in an astonishingly wide variety of other ways, including linguistic, ecological, environmental and climatological, geographical, geological, economic, biologic, sociologic,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance: Meetings with Remarkable Women book cover

    Grotowski, Women, and Contemporary Performance

    Meetings with Remarkable Women, 1st Edition

    By Virginie Magnat

    As the first examination of women's foremost contributions to Jerzy Grotowski's cross-cultural investigation of performance, this book complements and broadens existing literature by offering a more diverse and inclusive re-assessment of Grotowski's legacy, thereby probing its significance for…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Adolescent Identity: Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives book cover

    Adolescent Identity

    Evolutionary, Cultural and Developmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie L. Hewlett

    As our world becomes increasingly permeable, and as human populations are rapidly converging and transitioning within a global interconnectedness, it is vital that we look to, and learn from, those most adept at the adaptation, creation, and contesting of culture: adolescents. This text is designed…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals): A Study of Native Proverbs book cover

    Wit and Wisdom in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study of Native Proverbs, 1st Edition

    By Edward Westermarck

    First published in 1930, this is the final of Edward Westermarck’s trilogy of titles that explore the society, culture and customs of Morocco. Compiled from years of personal research and interviews conducted with local people, this collection of native proverbs addresses such cultural and…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Book of the Opening of the Mouth: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals): The Egyptian Texts with English Translations book cover

    The Book of the Opening of the Mouth: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    The Egyptian Texts with English Translations, 1st Edition

    By E. A. Wallis Budge

    The recital of The Book of Opening the Mouth and the Liturgy of Funerary Offerings were in use among the Predynastic Egyptians of the later part of the Neolithic Period, before the art of writing had evolved, and continued to exercise a considerable influence on Egyptian religious literature up…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Between Indigenous and Settler Governance book cover

    Between Indigenous and Settler Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Ford, Tim Rowse

    Between Indigenous and Settler Governance addresses the history, current development and future of Indigenous self-governance in four settler-colonial nations: Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. Bringing together emerging scholars and leaders in the field of indigenous law and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17

  • Anthropologists, Indigenous Scholars and the Research Endeavour: Seeking Bridges Towards Mutual Respect book cover

    Anthropologists, Indigenous Scholars and the Research Endeavour

    Seeking Bridges Towards Mutual Respect, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joy Hendry, Laara Fitznor

    This collection offers the fruits of a stimulating workshop that sought to bridge the fraught relationship which sometimes continues between anthropologists and indigenous/native/aboriginal scholars, despite areas of overlapping interest. Participants from around the world share…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Amazonian Geographies: Emerging Identities and Landscapes book cover

    Amazonian Geographies

    Emerging Identities and Landscapes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jacqueline M. Vadjunec, Marianne Schmink

    Amazonia exists in our imagination as well as on the ground. It is a mysterious and powerful construct in our psyches yet shares multiple (trans)national borders and diverse ecological and cultural landscapes. It is often presented as a seemingly homogeneous place: a lush tropical jungle teeming…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23

  • The Politics of Belonging in India: Becoming Adivasi book cover

    The Politics of Belonging in India

    Becoming Adivasi, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel J. Rycroft, Sangeeta Dasgupta

    Since the 1990s, the Indigenous movement worldwide has become increasingly relevant to research in India, re-shaping the terms of engagement with Adivasi (Indigenous/tribal) peoples and their pasts. This book responds to the growing need for an inter-disciplinary re-assessment of Tribal studies in…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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