Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Mambila Divination: Framing Questions, Constructing Answers book cover

    Mambila Divination

    Framing Questions, Constructing Answers, 1st Edition

    By David Zeitlyn

    This book offers a major contribution to the study and analysis of divination, based on continuing fieldwork with the Mambila in Cameroon. It seeks to return attention to the details of divinatory practice, using the questions asked, and life histories to help understand the perspective of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Dilemmas of Regional and Local Development book cover

    Dilemmas of Regional and Local Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jerzy Bański

    Dilemmas of Regional and Local Development aims to identify, diagnose and evaluate various approaches towards regional and local socio-economic development. Over the course of the book, authors from twelve countries and four continents come together to review experiences and solutions related to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Contemporary European Emigration: Situating Integration in New Destinations book cover

    Contemporary European Emigration

    Situating Integration in New Destinations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigitte Suter, Lisa Åkesson

    At a time when European unity is politically challenged by the question of immigration and integration, it is easy to overlook the fact that there are significant numbers of Europeans leaving the continent. Academically, little is known about why Europeans leave the continent, how they chose their…

    Hardback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Amerindian Socio-Cosmologies between the Andes, Amazonia and Mesoamerica: Toward an Anthropological Understanding of the Isthmo-Colombian Area book cover

    Amerindian Socio-Cosmologies between the Andes, Amazonia and Mesoamerica

    Toward an Anthropological Understanding of the Isthmo-Colombian Area, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ernst Halbmayer

    This book offers a new anthropological understanding of the socio-cosmological and ontological characteristics of the Isthmo-Colombian Area, beyond established theories for Amazonia, the Andes and Mesoamerica. It focuses on a core region that has been largely neglected by comparative anthropology…

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

  • Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste: Redemptive Legacies book cover

    Post-Conflict Social and Economic Recovery in Timor-Leste

    Redemptive Legacies, 1st Edition

    By McWilliam Andrew

    This book presents a rich ethnography of post-conflict social and economic recovery in East Timor following the end of Indonesian military occupation of the territory in 1999. It offers a longer-term analysis of the pathways to rebuilding and restoring local community life, and the budding…

    Hardback – 2020-01-23 
    Routledge
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora: Living in the End of Days book cover

    Ahmadiyya Islam and the Muslim Diaspora

    Living in the End of Days, 1st Edition

    By Marzia Balzani

    This book is a study of the UK-based Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the context of the twentieth-century South Asian diaspora. Originating in late nineteenth-century Punjab, the Ahmadis are today a vibrant international religious movement; they are also a group that has been declared heretic by…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA) South Asian Series

  • Extracting Home in the Oil Sands: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada book cover

    Extracting Home in the Oil Sands

    Settler Colonialism and Environmental Change in Subarctic Canada, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clinton N. Westman, Tara L. Joly, Lena Gross

    The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important energy sources and the subject of global attention in relation to climate change and pollution. This volume engages ethnographically with key issues concerning the oil sands by working from anthropological literature and beyond to explore…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies book cover

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia

    Insights from Modern Development Studies, 1st Edition

    By Jill Goulder

    Working Donkeys in 4th-3rd Millennium BC Mesopotamia: Insights from Modern Development Studies is a reassessment of the role and impact of working-animal adoption in antiquity, focusing on 4th-3rd millennium BC Mesopotamia but applicable to other periods and regions. This book is driven by a novel…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    UCL Institute of Archaeology Publications

  • Urban Renewal in India: Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls book cover

    Urban Renewal in India

    Accommodating people, ideas and lifeworlds in Mumbai's redeveloping chawls, 1st Edition

    By Pablo Holwitt

    This book interrogates contemporary processes of neoliberal urban renewal in the Global South by studying the model of chawl-redevelopment in Mumbai, India. The model of chawl-redevelopment is used to address questions surrounding contemporary urban renewal. Focusing on attempts to redevelop Mumbai…

    Hardback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity: Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond book cover

    Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity

    Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariella Van Luyn, Eduardo de la Fuente

    Drawing on Australian and comparative case studies, this volume reconceptualises non-metropolitan creative economies through the ‘qualities of place’. This book examines the agricultural and gastronomic cultures surrounding ‘native’ foods, coastal sculpture festivals, universities and regional…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China book cover

    Religion and Religious Practices in Rural China

    1st Edition

    By Mu Peng

    This book explores how, unlike in the West, the daily religious life of most Chinese people spreads without institutional propagation. Based upon more than a decade of field research in rural China, the book demonstrates the decisive role of rites of passage and yearly festival rituals held in…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

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