Anthropology: North America

  • Reading Life with Gwich'in: An Educational Approach book cover

    Reading Life with Gwich'in

    An Educational Approach, 1st Edition

    By Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    This book is based upon more than two years of ethnographic fieldwork and personal experiences with the Teetł’it Gwich’in community in northern Canada. The author provides insight into Gwich’in understandings of life as well as into historical and political processes that have taken place in the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • American Chinese Restaurants: Society, Culture and Consumption book cover

    American Chinese Restaurants

    Society, Culture and Consumption, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Banh, Haiming Liu

    With case studies from the USA, Canada, Chile, and other countries in Latin America, American Chinese Restaurants examines the lived experiences of what it is like to work in a Chinese restaurant. The book provides ethnographic insights on small family businesses, struggling immigrant parents, and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Light Inside: Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History book cover

    The Light Inside

    Abakuá Society Arts and Cuban Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Originally published in 2003, The Light Inside is a ground-breaking study of an Afro-Cuban secret society, its sacred arts, and their role in modern Cuban cultural history. Enslaved Africans and creoles developed the Abakuá Society, a system of men’s fraternal lodges, in urban Cuba beginnings in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human Trafficking

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ryszard Piotrowicz, Conny Rijken, Baerbel Heide Uhl

    Trafficking in human beings (THB) has been described as modern slavery. It is a serious criminal activity that has significant ramifications for the human rights of the victims. It poses major challenges to the state, society and individual victims. THB is not a static given but a constantly…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Indians of the Great Plains book cover

    Indians of the Great Plains

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel J. Gelo

    This book provides a thorough and engaging study of Plains Indian life. It covers both historical and contemporary aspects and contains wide and balanced treatment of the many different tribal groups, including Canadian and southern populations. Daniel J. Gelo draws on years of ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Dogs in the North: Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication book cover

    Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Losey, Robert P. Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the North. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the North, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on archaeological,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Negotiating Personal Autonomy: Communication and Personhood in East Greenland book cover

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy

    Communication and Personhood in East Greenland, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Elixhauser

    Negotiating Personal Autonomy offers a detailed ethnographic examination of personal autonomy and social life in East Greenland.Examining verbal and non-verbal communication in interpersonal encounters, Elixhauser argues that social life in the region is characterized by relationships based upon a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • The Judgment of Culture: Cultural Assumptions in American Law book cover

    The Judgment of Culture

    Cultural Assumptions in American Law, 1st Edition

    By Lawrence Rosen

    Legal systems do not operate in isolation but in complex cultural contexts. This original and thought-provoking volume considers how cultural assumptions are built into American legal decision-making, drawing on a series of case studies to demonstrate the range of ways courts express their…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22
    Routledge

  • Engaging Native American Publics: Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key book cover

    Engaging Native American Publics

    Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul V. Kroskrity, Barbra A. Meek

    Engaging Native American Publics considers the increasing influence of Indigenous groups as key audiences, collaborators, and authors with regards to their own linguistic documentation and representation. The chapters critically examine a variety of North American case studies to reflect on the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • European Cosmopolitanism: Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies book cover

    European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gurminder K. Bhambra, John Narayan

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of post-war Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-07
    Routledge
    International Library of Sociology

  • Reflecting on America: Anthropological Views of U.S. Culture book cover

    Reflecting on America

    Anthropological Views of U.S. Culture, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Clare L. Boulanger

    Anthropologists travel back in time and across the globe to understand human culture—but, surprise, there is culture right here in the United States. This second edition of the best-selling textbook and anthology, Reflecting on America, again focuses on how we can recognize the common cultural…

    Paperback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

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