Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • 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

  • Forrester on Christian Ethics and Practical Theology: Collected Writings on Christianity, India, and the Social Order book cover

    Forrester on Christian Ethics and Practical Theology

    Collected Writings on Christianity, India, and the Social Order, 1st Edition

    By Duncan B. Forrester

    Bringing together articles and chapters from his considerable work in theological ethics, India, and the social order, Duncan Forrester incorporates new writing and introductions to each thematic section to guide readers through this invaluable resource. This book offers stimulating studies in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Ashgate Contemporary Thinkers on Religion: Collected Works

  • Religion and Identity in the South Asian Diaspora book cover

    Religion and Identity in the South Asian Diaspora

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajesh Rai, Chitra Sankaran

    Religious identity constitutes a key element in the formation, development and sustenance of South Asian diasporic communities. Through studies of South Asian communities situated in multiple locales, this book explores the role of religious identity in the social and political organization of the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • State and Religion in the Arab World book cover

    State and Religion in the Arab World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Khair El-Din Haseeb

    This collection focuses on the controversial relationship between religion and the state within the Arab Spring context and the evolving debates on democratic transition. In this book, democracy is not questionable; it is hailed by all those vocal on the political scene. The array of opinions…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century book cover

    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Various Authors

    Routledge is delighted to be re-issuing 79 volumes originally published between 1931 and 1988 in association with the International African Institute. Unavailable outside a few key libraries, many of these republished volumes were at the cutting edge of a fieldwork and ethnographic revolution in…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • French Perspectives in African Studies: A Collection of Translated Essays book cover

    French Perspectives in African Studies

    A Collection of Translated Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Alexandre

    Originally published in 1973, this volume presents some of the main approaches that were developed by French Africanists during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. The book covers social structure, kinship systems, economic change, ethnography, language, history and archaeology in West Africa.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Basuto: A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho book cover

    The Basuto

    A Social Study of Traditional and Modern Lesotho, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Ashton

    Originally published in 1952 and as a second edition in 1967 this volume provides a systematic and comprehensive account of the Basuto people and their changing culture, and reviews the developments and changes leading up to 1966 when Basutoland achieved independence as Lesotho. It describes…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Christianity in Tropical Africa: Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965 book cover

    Christianity in Tropical Africa

    Studies Presented and Discussed at the Seventh International African Seminar, University of Ghana, April 1965, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. G. Baëta

    Originally published in 1968 this volume discusses the issues and problems relevant to Christianity in Tropical Africa. It includes historical studies of the earlier Catholic and Protestant missions and their relationship with African communities, traders and colonial administrations; the social…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • West African City: A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown book cover

    West African City

    A Study of Tribal Life in Freetown, 1st Edition

    By Michael Banton

    Originally published in 1957 this volume deals with the issue of large scale immigration into Freetown, Sierra Leone from the rural areas in the 1950s and the problems which arose as a result. It analyzes the way traditional social systems had to adjust to the demands of urban life and charts the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • The Mugwe: A Failing Prophet book cover

    The Mugwe

    A Failing Prophet, 1st Edition

    By B. Bernardi

    Originally published in 1959 this volume studies the ritual office of the Mugwe which was of great social significance among the Meru of the Central Province of Kenya and analyses the social changes and decline of the Mugwe which came about in the second half of the twentieth century. Until this…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • African Agrarian Systems book cover

    African Agrarian Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel Biebuyck

    Originally published in 1963 this volume surveys various aspects of the complex relations between rights in land, social organization and economic interests in tropical Africa. The papers - in English and French but with summaries in the other language - analyse case studies illustrating the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Justice and Judgment Among the Tiv book cover

    Justice and Judgment Among the Tiv

    1st Edition

    By Paul Bohannan

    Since publication in 1957 the importance of Bohannan's study of judicial institutions and procedures among the Tiv has been widely recognized. It has contributed widely to the continuing discussion concerning the objectives and methods to be followed in the anthropological study of law and the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

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