Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out: Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector book cover

    African Artisanal Mining from the Inside Out

    Access, norms and power in Congo’s gold sector, 1st Edition

    By Sara Geenen

    Artisanal mining is commonly associated with violent conflict, rampant corruption and desperate poverty. Yet millions of people across Sub Sahara Africa depend on it. Many of them are living in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), home to important mineral reserves, but also to a plethora of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • The Paradise Bank: The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984 book cover

    The Paradise Bank

    The Mercantile Bank of India, 1893–1984, 1st Edition

    By Edwin Green, Sara Kinsey

    The Mercantile Bank of India was one of a small band of British-managed banks which dominated Anglo-Eastern finance for most of the 20th century. Founded in London in 1893, the Mercantile inherited the business, branches, staff and even the distinctive cable address - Paradise, London - of its…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18 
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World book cover

    Interpreting Diversity: Europe and the Malay World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Skott

    This volume departs from conventional historiography concerned with colonialism in the Malay world, by turning to the use of knowledge generated by European presence in the region. The aim here is to map the ways in which European observers and scholars interpreted the ethnic, linguistic and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21 
    Routledge

  • Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia: Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes book cover

    Borderlands in East and Southeast Asia

    Emergent conditions, relations and prototypes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuk Wah Chan, Brantly Womack

    This book provides a glimpse into the different emergent borderland prototypes in East and Southeast Asia, with illustrative cases and discussions. Asia has contained a number of reactivated border zones since the end of the Cold War, borders which have witnessed ever greater human activity,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Les Tribus Ba-Kuba et les Peuplades Apparentées: Central Africa Belgian Congo Part I book cover

    Les Tribus Ba-Kuba et les Peuplades Apparentées

    Central Africa Belgian Congo Part I, 1st Edition

    By Jan Vansina

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa

  • Mamvu-Mangutu et Balese-Mvuba: Central Africa Belgian Congo Part III book cover

    Mamvu-Mangutu et Balese-Mvuba

    Central Africa Belgian Congo Part III, 1st Edition

    By H. Van Geluwe

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa

  • Les Bali et les Peuplades Apparentées (Ndaka-Mbo-Beke-Lika-Budu-Nyari): Central Africa Belgian Congo Part V book cover

    Les Bali et les Peuplades Apparentées (Ndaka-Mbo-Beke-Lika-Budu-Nyari)

    Central Africa Belgian Congo Part V, 1st Edition

    By H. Van Geluwe

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa

  • Les Peuplades de L'Entre Congo-Ubangi (Ngbandi, Ngbaka, Mbandja, Ngombe et Gens D'Eau): Central Africa Belgian Congo Part IV book cover

    Les Peuplades de L'Entre Congo-Ubangi (Ngbandi, Ngbaka, Mbandja, Ngombe et Gens D'Eau)

    Central Africa Belgian Congo Part IV, 1st Edition

    By H Burssens

    Routledge is proud to be re-issuing this landmark series in association with the International African Institute. The series, published between 1950 and 1977, brings together a wealth of previously un-co-ordinated material on the ethnic groupings and social conditions of African peoples. Concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa

  • Afropolitanism: Reboot book cover

    Afropolitanism: Reboot

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carli Coetzee

    This edited collection comprises an original and activist group of contributions on that much maligned figure, the Afropolitan. The contributors do not aim to define or fix the term anew; the reboot is, instead, the beginnings of an activist scholarly agenda in which ‘the Afropolitan’ is reimagined…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China book cover

    Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Brandtstädter, Hans Steinmüller

    The rise of popular politics is among one the most significant social and political developments the People’s Republic of China has witnessed in the post-Mao era. People from all walks of life have responded to rising inequalities and the privatization of collective goods with a new quest for…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas book cover

    China's Rise and the Chinese Overseas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Wong, Chee-Beng TAN

    Since the 1978 opening up of China and her active engagement in economic reformation and modernization, China has become a truly global economic power. These developments have, consequently, had an impact on ethnic Chinese people living across the world. Traditionally, the study of immigrant…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Peoples of the Lake Nyasa Region: East Central Africa Part I book cover

    Peoples of the Lake Nyasa Region

    East Central Africa Part I, 1st Edition

    By Mary Tew

    This volume, originally published in 1950, discusses the tribes around Lake Nyasa. The rationale for treating the tribes here as members of a single ethnographic province is that the region whose literature has been surveyed is vast, and the ethnic distinctions between its inhabitants have been…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Ethnographic Survey of Africa

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