Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • 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 – 2019-10-02 
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    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Shucksmith, David L. Brown

    Rural societies around the world are changing in fundamental ways, both at their own initiative and in response to external forces. The Routledge International Handbook of Rural Studies examines the organisation and transformation of rural society in more developed regions of the world, taking an…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization: Japanese Perspectives book cover

    Multidisciplinary Studies of the Environment and Civilization

    Japanese Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yoshinori Yasuda, Mark J. Hudson

    Multidisciplinary Studies on the Environment and Civilization draws on research from a diverse range of fields across the humanities, social and natural sciences to discover what is needed to develop an affluent, sustainable and resilient world for the twenty-first century and beyond. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Asia and the Anthropocene

  • Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society: Habits of the Uyghur Heart book cover

    Uyghur Conceptions of Family and Society

    Habits of the Uyghur Heart, 1st Edition

    By Xiaowei Zang

    Contributing to existing literature on ethnic studies in China, this book is a study of minority subjective experiences in China, using Uyghur Muslims as a case study. By examining Uyghur conceptions of family and society, it investigates whether or not ethnic minorities are culturally capable of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
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  • Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan: Tokyo After Ten book cover

    Friendship and Work Culture of Women Managers in Japan

    Tokyo After Ten, 1st Edition

    By Swee-Lin Ho

    Drawing on ethnographic data gathered from fieldwork spanning a 15-year period, this book offers new insights into understanding the lives and experiences of women managers in Japan. Based on empirical case studies, it explores the ways in which professional women in Tokyo creatively mobilize…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal book cover

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal

    1st Edition

    By Laura L. Cochrane

    Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal explores the historical, religious, cultural and economic contexts of Islam in Senegal through the narrative first-hand accounts of people’s everyday lives. Drawing on rich ethnographic fieldwork conducted by the author over a period of seven years, the result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-03-21
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    Routledge Studies of the Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

  • 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

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