Anthropology: Regional Anthropology

  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    Paperback – 2020-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-02-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora book cover

    Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora

    1st Edition

    By Nancy J. Wellmeier

    Originally published in 1998, Ritual, Identity, and the Mayan Diaspora examines the lives and the continuing ritual traditions of the Mayas in the United States. The book focuses on a predominantly Maya town in rural Florida and shows how members of this ancient Central American civilization use…

    Paperback – 2020-02-04
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    Routledge Library Editions: Ritual

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-01-10
    Routledge

  • Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning book cover

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe

    The Enlargement of Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Kevin Robins, Asu Aksoy

    Transnationalism, Migration and the Challenge to Europe: The Enlargement of Meaning puts forward an alternative outline for thinking about migration in a European context. Moving beyond the agenda of identity politics, the book addresses possibilities more related to the experiential and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Unequal Cities: The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity book cover

    Unequal Cities

    The Challenge of Post-Industrial Transition in Times of Austerity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roberta Cucca, Costanzo Ranci

    This seminal edited collection examines the impact of austerity and economic crisis on European cities. Whilst on the one hand the struggle for competitiveness has induced many European cities to invest in economic performance and attractiveness, on the other, national expenditure cuts and dominant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe book cover

    Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Mana Tangatarua: Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand book cover

    Mana Tangatarua

    Mixed heritages, ethnic identity and biculturalism in Aotearoa/New Zealand, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zarine L. Rocha, Melinda Webber

    This volume explores mixed race/mixed ethnic identities in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Mixed race and mixed ethnic identity are growing in popularity as research topics around the world. This edited collection looks at mixed race and mixed ethnic identity in New Zealand: a unique context, as multiple…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Open Borders, Unlocked Cultures: Romanian Roma Migrants in Western Europe book cover

    Open Borders, Unlocked Cultures

    Romanian Roma Migrants in Western Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yaron Matras, Daniele Leggio

    The book examines some of the dilemmas surrounding Europe’s open borders, migrations, and identities through the prism of the Roma – Europe’s most dispersed and socially marginalised population. The volume challenges some of the myths surrounding the Roma as a ‘problem population’, and places the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Escaping Japan: Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Escaping Japan

    Reflections on Estrangement and Exile in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Blai Guarné, Paul Hansen

    The idea that Japan is a socially homogenous, uniform society has been increasingly challenged in recent years. This book takes the resulting view further by highlighting how Japan, far from singular or monolithic, is socially and culturally complex. It engages with particular life situations,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

  • European Cosmopolitanism: Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies book cover

    European Cosmopolitanism

    Colonial Histories and Postcolonial Societies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gurminder Bhambra, John Narayan

    This book provides a fresh examination of the cosmopolitan project of post-war Europe from a variety of perspectives. It explores the ways in which European cosmopolitanism can be theorized differently if we take into account histories which have rarely been at the forefront of such understandings.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • An Archaeology of Ancash: Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru book cover

    An Archaeology of Ancash

    Stones, Ruins and Communities in Andean Peru, 1st Edition

    By George Lau

    An Archaeology of Ancash is a well–illustrated synthesis of the archaeology of North Central Peru, and specifically the stone structures of the Ancash region. All the major cultures of highland Ancash built impressive monuments, with no other region of South America showing such an early and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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