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 
    Routledge
    Studies in Banking and Financial History

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Waterside Ape: An Alternative Account of Human Evolution book cover

    The Waterside Ape

    An Alternative Account of Human Evolution, 1st Edition

    By Peter H. Rhys Evans

    Why are humans so fond of water? Why is our skin colour so variable? Why aren’t we hairy like our close ape relatives? A savannah scenario of human evolution has been widely accepted primarily due to fossil evidence; and fossils do not offer insight into these questions. Other alternative…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    CRC Press

  • The Atlas of Migration in Europe: A Critical Geography of Migration Policies book cover

    The Atlas of Migration in Europe

    A Critical Geography of Migration Policies, 1st Edition

    By Migreurop

    This book follows the journeys of those fleeing war, poverty or political crises, risking their lives as they attempt to find sanctuary in Europe. Over the past 25 years, almost 40,000 migrants have been reported missing or died due to drowning or exhaustion on the borders of Europe. 6,000 migrants…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    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

  • Transformative Policy for Poor Women: A New Feminist Framework book cover

    Transformative Policy for Poor Women

    A New Feminist Framework, 1st Edition

    By Bina Fernandez

    What accounts for the oft-noted 'gap' between well-designed policies for women and their inadequate implementation? Why do such policies often fail to benefit the poorest women? How do policies address the intersecting inequalities of gender, class, caste, ethnic identity and race? What are the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    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
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship book cover

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism

    Speaking for Citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Hawker

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for Citizenship provides an essential contribution to understanding the politics of Israel/Palestine through the prism of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. Arabic-speakers who also know Hebrew resort to a range of communicative strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20
    Routledge
    The Politics of Language

  • 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

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