Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Indians of the Great Plains book cover

    Indians of the Great Plains

    2nd Edition

    By Daniel J. Gelo

    This book provides a thorough and engaging study of Plains Indian life. It covers both historical and contemporary aspects and contains wide and balanced treatment of the many different tribal groups, including Canadian and southern populations. Daniel J. Gelo draws on years of ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-02
    Routledge

  • Philippine Pagans (1938): The Autobiographies of Three Infugaos book cover

    Philippine Pagans (1938)

    The Autobiographies of Three Infugaos, 1st Edition

    By R.F Barton

    Published in 1938, this book contains the autobiographies of Ngidulu, Bugan Nak Manghe and Kumiha, three tribespeople from the Ifuagos province in the Phillippines. A fascinating ethnological and anthropological resource, Barton, a celebrated scholar on the Philippines shares with the reader his…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Environmental Humanities and Theologies: Ecoculture, Literature and the Bible book cover

    Environmental Humanities and Theologies

    Ecoculture, Literature and the Bible, 1st Edition

    By Rod Giblett

    Many ways of thinking about and living with ‘the environment’ have their roots in the Bible and the Christian cultural tradition. Environmental Humanities and Theologies shows that some of these ways are problematic. It also provides alternative ways that value both materiality and spirituality.…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Knowing Beyond Knowledge: Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita book cover

    Knowing Beyond Knowledge

    Epistemologies of Religious Experience in Classical and Modern Advaita, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Forsthoefel

    This title was first published in 2002. This book builds on contemporary discussion of 'mysticism' and religious experience by examining the process and content of 'religious knowing' in classical and modern Advaita. Drawing from the work of William Alston and Alvin Plantinga, Thomas Forsthoefel…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Provincial Globalization in India: Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics book cover

    Provincial Globalization in India

    Transregional Mobilities and Development Politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Upadhya, Mario Rutten, Leah Koskimaki

    The movement of people from small towns and villages of India to places outside the country raises a number of questions– about the networks that enable their mobility, the aspirations that motivate them, what they give back to their home regions, and how their provincial home worlds engage with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Depression in Kerala: Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India book cover

    Depression in Kerala

    Ayurveda and Mental Health Care in 21st Century India, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Lang

    This book examines depression as a widely diagnosed and treated common mental disorder in India and offers a significant ethnographic study of the application of a traditional Indian medical system (Ayurveda) to the very modern problem of depression. Based on over a year of fieldwork, it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Medical Anthropology

  • The Origins of Cocaine: Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes book cover

    The Origins of Cocaine

    Colonization and Failed Development in the Amazon Andes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gootenberg, Liliana M. Dávalos

    In the 1960s, the governments of Colombia, Peru, and Bolivia launched agricultural settlement programs in each country’s vast Amazonian frontier lowlands. Two decades later, these exact same zones had transformed into the centers of the illicit cocaine boom of the Americas. Drawing on concepts from…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • Urban Marginalisation in South Asia: Waste Pickers in Calcutta book cover

    Urban Marginalisation in South Asia

    Waste Pickers in Calcutta, 1st Edition

    By Nandini Sen

    The community of waste pickers in Calcutta stands on its own against the hostile outside which comprises the state, elites and mainstream society. The residents of this unique world continuously try to escape the ‘ideal’ world of uniform homogeneity of legally legitimate profession, shelter,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • Islam, State and Society in Indonesia: Local Politics in Madura book cover

    Islam, State and Society in Indonesia

    Local Politics in Madura, 1st Edition

    By Yanwar Pribadi

    Islamic powers in secular countries have presented a challenge for states around the world, including Indonesia, home to the largest Muslim population as well as the third largest democracy in the world. This book explores the history of the relationships between Islam, state, and society in…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Dogs in the North: Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication book cover

    Dogs in the North

    Stories of Cooperation and Co-Domestication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Losey, Robert P. Wishart, Jan Peter Laurens Loovers

    Dogs in the North offers an interdisciplinary in-depth consideration of the multiple roles that dogs have played in the North. Spanning the deep history of humans and dogs in the North, the volume examines a variety of contexts in North America and Eurasia. The case studies build on archaeological,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Arctic Worlds

  • Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene: More-than-human encounters book cover

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene

    More-than-human encounters, 1st Edition

    By Kate Wright

    Transdisciplinary Journeys in the Anthropocene offers a new perspective on international environmental scholarship, focusing on the emotional and affective connections between human and nonhuman lives to reveal fresh connections between global issues of climate change, species extinction and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge

  • Employment, Poverty and Rights in India book cover

    Employment, Poverty and Rights in India

    1st Edition

    By Dayabati Roy

    In comparison to other social groups, India’s rural poor – and particularly Adivasis and Dalits - have seen little benefit from the country’s economic growth over the last three decades. Though economists and statisticians are able to model the form and extent of this inequality, their work is…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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