Anthropology: Kinship & Community

  • Santería Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion book cover

    Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon book cover

    Ageing Identities and Women’s Everyday Talk in a Hair Salon

    1st Edition

    By Rachel Heinrichsmeier

    The ageing of the world’s populations, particularly in Western developed countries, is a well-documented phenomenon; and despite many positive images of later life, in the media and public discourse later life is frequently depicted as a time of inevitable physical and cognitive decline. Against…

    Hardback – 2020-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Death, Ritual, and Bereavement book cover

    Death, Ritual, and Bereavement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ralph Houlbrooke

    Originally published in 1989, Death, Ritual and Bereavement examines the social history of death and dying from 1500 to the 1930s. This edited collection focuses on the death-bed, funerals, burials, mourning customs, and the expression of grief. The essays throw fresh light on developments which…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora book cover

    Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Wellmeier

    Originally published in 1998, Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora examines the lives and the continuing ritual traditions of the Mayas in the United States. The book focuses on a predominantly Maya town in rural Florida and shows how members of this ancient Central American civilization use…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power: Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance book cover

    Indigenous Peoples and the Geographies of Power

    Mezcala’s Narratives of Neoliberal Governance, 1st Edition

    By Inés Durán Matute

    Tracing key trends of the global-regional-local interface of power, Inés Durán Matute through the case of the indigenous community of Mezcala (Mexico) demonstrates how global political economic processes shape the lives, spaces, projects and identities of the most remote communities. Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Routledge

  • Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500: Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi book cover

    Lineage and Community in China, 1100–1500

    Genealogical Innovation in Jiangxi, 1st Edition

    By Xi He

    This book, based on extensive original research, provides evidence that the practice originated much earlier than previously understood. It shows that in the eleventh century, in southern China under the Song dynasty, the method of compiling a genealogy in the form a table, that is to say a family…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge
    The Historical Anthropology of Chinese Society Series

  • Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships: Enhancing Health and Quality of Life book cover

    Library Collaborations and Community Partnerships

    Enhancing Health and Quality of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vicki Hines-Martin, Fannie Cox, Henry R. Cunningham

    Library Collaborations and Partnerships considers the value of library, professional and community partnerships in improving health and quality of life. Describing a variety of community-engaged collaborations, the book demonstrates how libraries utilize their resources to enhance people’s lives.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Suckling: Kinship More Fluid book cover

    Suckling

    Kinship More Fluid, 1st Edition

    By Fadwa El Guindi

    A ground-breaking ethnographic study of suckling in the Arabian Gulf , this book reenergises the study of kinship. It analyses the misunderstood and marginalized phenomenon of suckling drawing on ethnographic fieldwork in Qatar over a seven-year period. Fadwa El Guindi situates suckling (often…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Values and Moral Development in Higher Education book cover

    Values and Moral Development in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Collier, John Wilson, Peter Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1974 Values and Moral Development in Higher Education deals practically with various aspects of the impact of higher educational processes, recognising a need for these to be inter-related and understood within a common framework. It takes the form of a set of contributions…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Education and Social Action: Community Service and the Curriculum in Higher Education book cover

    Education and Social Action

    Community Service and the Curriculum in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sinclair Goodlad

    Originally published in 1975 Education and Social Action, examines the possibility and value of effecting links between community service and the curriculum in various sectors of higher education. It describes what has been done in each of several disciplines in giving students the opportunity to…

    Paperback – 2020-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

    Paperback – 2020-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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