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  • Culture as Renewable Oil: How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate book cover

    Culture as Renewable Oil

    How Territory, Bureaucratic Power and Culture Coalesce in the Venezuelan Petrostate, 1st Edition

    By Penélope Plaza Azuaje

    This book unpacks the links between oil energy, state power, urban space and culture, by looking at the Petro-Socialist Venezuelan oil state. It challenges the disciplinary compartmentalisation of the analysis of the material and cultural effects of oil to demonstrate that within the Petrostate,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Crisis and Coloniality at Europe's Margins: Creating Exotic Iceland book cover

    Crisis and Coloniality at Europe's Margins

    Creating Exotic Iceland, 1st Edition

    By Kristín Loftsdóttir

    Crisis and Coloniality at Europe’s Margins: Creating Exotic Iceland provides a fresh look at the current politics of identity in Europe, using a crisis at the margins of Europe to shed light on the continued embeddedness of coloniality in everyday aspirations and identities. Examining Iceland’s…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity

  • Hereditary Physicians of Kerala: Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India book cover

    Hereditary Physicians of Kerala

    Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India, 1st Edition

    By Indudharan Menon

    This book examines the history and evolution of Ayurveda and other indigenous medical traditions in juxtaposition with their encounter with colonial modernity. Through the lens of hereditary folk and Ayurvedic practitioners, it focuses on Kerala’s heterogeneous medical traditions and presents them…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge India

  • Divinization and Technology: The Political Anthropology of Subversion book cover

    Divinization and Technology

    The Political Anthropology of Subversion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agnes Horvath, Camil Francisc Roman, Gilbert Germain

    This book offers a political anthropological discussion of subversion, exploring its imbrication with technological and divinization practices, and uncovering some of its particular effects on human existence, from prehistory until the contemporary age. Subversion is often romanticized as a means…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory book cover

    Jews of Turkey

    Migration, Culture and Memory, 1st Edition

    By Süleyman Şanlı

    Jews of Turkey: Migration, Culture and Memory explores the culture of Jews who immigrated from East Turkey to Israel. The study reveals the cultural values of their communities, way of life, beliefs and traditions in the multicultural and multi-religious environment that was the East of Turkey.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Security Blurs: The Politics of Plural Security Provision book cover

    Security Blurs

    The Politics of Plural Security Provision, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tessa Diphoorn, Erella Grassiani

    Security Blurs makes an important contribution to anthropological work on security. It introduces the notion of “security blurs” to analyse manifestations of security that are visible and identifi able, yet constructed and made up of a myriad and overlapping set of actors, roles, motivations,…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Traumatic Storytelling and Memory in Post-Apartheid South Africa: Performing Signs of Injury book cover

    Traumatic Storytelling and Memory in Post-Apartheid South Africa

    Performing Signs of Injury, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Colvin

    This book explores the practice of traumatic storytelling that emerged out of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission and came to play a key role in the lives of the members of the Khulumani Support Group for victims of apartheid-era political violence. Group members found traumatic…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • Image Testimonies: Witnessing in Times of Social Media book cover

    Image Testimonies

    Witnessing in Times of Social Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerstin Schankweiler, Verena Straub, Tobias Wendl

    Recent political conflicts signal an increased proliferation of image testimonies shared widely via social media. Although witnessing with and through images is not a phenomenon of the internet era, contemporary digital image practices and politics have significantly intensified the affective…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Culture and the Judiciary: The Anthropologist Judge book cover

    Culture and the Judiciary

    The Anthropologist Judge, 1st Edition

    By Ilenia Ruggiu

    How can jurists resolve multicultural conflicts? Which kind of questions should judges ask when culture enters the horizon of the law? Are they then called to become anthropologists? Through the analysis of hundreds of cases produced through decades of multicultural jurisprudence, this book…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05
    Routledge
    Cultural Diversity and Law

  • Preaching and New Worlds: Sermons as Mirrors of Realms Near and Far book cover

    Preaching and New Worlds

    Sermons as Mirrors of Realms Near and Far, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy J Johnson, Katherine Wrisley Shelby, John D Young

    This collection of essays examines the polyvalent concept of "New Worlds" in the context of medieval and early modern sermon studies. While the terms "Old World" and "New World" are commonplace in studies of Europe and the Americas, this volume explores how preaching in the Atlantic world and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Ethnic Media in the Digital Age book cover

    Ethnic Media in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sherry S. Yu, Matthew D. Matsaganis

    Ethnic media are media produced for, and frequently by, immigrants, ethnic and linguistic minority groups, and indigenous populations. These media represent a sector of the broader media industry that has seen considerable growth globally, even while many mainstream, legacy media have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Identity and Marginality in India: Settlement Experience of Afghan Migrants book cover

    Identity and Marginality in India

    Settlement Experience of Afghan Migrants, 1st Edition

    By Anwesha Ghosh

    Decades of conflict and war have forced millions of men, women and children to flee from their homes and seek refuge in other parts of the country or in foreign lands - Afghanistan is one such country. This book is a study of the displaced Afghan migrant population in India, in particular the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

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