Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • From Popular Movements to Rebellion: The Naxalite Decade book cover

    From Popular Movements to Rebellion

    The Naxalite Decade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranabir Samaddar

    From Popular Movements to Rebellion: The Naxalite Decade argues that without an understanding of the popular sources of the rebellion of that time, the age of the Naxalite revolt will remain beyond our understanding. Many of the chapters of the book bring out for the first time unknown peasant…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces: An International Dialogue book cover

    The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Time, Space and Capital in India: Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland book cover

    Time, Space and Capital in India

    Longing and Belonging in an Urban-Industrial Hinterland, 1st Edition

    By Atreyee Majumder

    At this western corner of the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the busy river Hooghly, West Bengal in eastern India lies a geography that has hosted many outsiders – traders, merchants, colonial masters, missionaries and wanderers. This book is fundamentally concerned with the relations among…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Urban Asia

  • The Arab Gulf States and the West: Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils book cover

    The Arab Gulf States and the West

    Perceptions and Realities – Opportunities and Perils, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dania Koleilat Khatib, Marwa Maziad

    This book examines the changing image of the Arab Gulf States in the West. It addresses the question of perception in international relations and how the Arab States of the Gulf have pursued various endeavors to project themselves into Western imagination. The book chapters generate ideas on how…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) series

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia: The Mountain Communities of Pamir book cover

    Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    The Mountain Communities of Pamir, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dagikhudo Dagiev, Carole Faucher

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-23
    Routledge
    Central Asian Studies

  • Green European: Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective book cover

    Green European

    Environmental Behaviour and Attitudes in Europe in a Historical and Cross-Cultural Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Audrone Telesiene, Matthias Gross

    Green European addresses the quest for a better understanding of European type(s) of environmentalism. This monograph focuses on public attitudes and behaviours and the culturally rooted as well as country specific differences. The book addresses the wider issue that many European countries are…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Land-Water Management and Sustainability in Bangladesh: Indigenous practices in the Chittagong Hill Tracts book cover

    Land-Water Management and Sustainability in Bangladesh

    Indigenous practices in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, 1st Edition

    By Ranjan Datta

    Indigenous sustainability and environmental management cannot be understood apart from a community, its traditions, and ways of practices. Interest in Indigenous environmental sustainability has grown steadily in past years, reflecting traditional cultural perspectives about the environment and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Language in Indenture: A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa book cover

    Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Knowing from the Indigenous North: Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging book cover

    Knowing from the Indigenous North

    Sámi Approaches to History, Politics and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Sanna Valkonen, Jarno Valkonen

    Focusing on the Sápmi region of Northern Europe as a point of departure, this book enriches and sharpens the concept of 'the North.' It combines detailed empirical research on the Sámi people and their life-worlds with theoretical contributions from leading scholars. The authors consider the…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge

  • Enter Culture, Exit Arts?: The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010 book cover

    Enter Culture, Exit Arts?

    The Transformation of Cultural Hierarchies in European Newspaper Culture Sections, 1960–2010, 1st Edition

    By Semi Purhonen, Riie Heikkilä, Irmak Karademir Hazir, Tina Lauronen, Carlos J. Fernández Rodríguez, Jukka Gronow

    Key debates of contemporary cultural sociology – the rise of the ‘cultural omnivore’, the fate of classical ‘highbrow’ culture, the popularization, commercialization and globalization of culture – deal with temporal changes. Yet, systematic research about these processes is scarce due to the lack…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Oral History and Australian Generations book cover

    Oral History and Australian Generations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katie Holmes, Alistair Thomson

    From 2011 to 2014, the Australian Generations Oral History Project recorded 300 interviews with Australians born between 1920 and 1989. The contributions to this book, a result of this project, reflect on the practice of oral history and how interviews can illuminate Australian social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India book cover

    Adivasi Rights and Exclusion in India

    1st Edition

    Edited by V. Srinivasa Rao

    This volume examines the processes and impacts of exclusion on the Adivasis (tribal or indigenous people) in India and what repercussions these have for their constitutional rights. The chapters explore a wide range of issues connected to the idea of exclusion — land and forest resources, habitats…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge India

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