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  • The Lao: Gender, Power, and Livelihood book cover

    The Lao

    Gender, Power, and Livelihood, 1st Edition

    By Carol Ireson-Doolittle, Geraldine Moreno-Black

    The Lao discusses culture and village life in Laos, exploring topics of kinship and family, gender relations, households, religion, livelihood strategies, and ethnicity. In particular, the effects of recent development projects on the relative power of men and women in rural Lao society, and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Time Of The Gypsies book cover

    The Time Of The Gypsies

    1st Edition

    By Michael Stewart

    Until 1989 it was official Communist policy in eastern Europe to absorb Gypsies into the ?ruling? working class. Since 1989, the Gypsies have become the scapegoat of postcommunism. More Gypsies have had their houses burned and have been killed in racist attacks in the first six postcommunist years…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Roads In The Sky: The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change book cover

    Roads In The Sky

    The Hopi Indians In A Century Of Change, 1st Edition

    By Richard O. Clemmer

    Despite 100 years with the dominant American culture, Hopi culture today maintains continuity with its aboriginal roots while reflecting the impact of the 20th century.A compelling study of ?fourth worlders? coping with a powerful nation-state, this book depicts Hopi social organization, economy,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Tecpan Guatemala: A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context book cover

    Tecpan Guatemala

    A Modern Maya Town In Global And Local Context, 1st Edition

    By Edward F Fischer, Carol Hendrickson

    This case study of a highland Guatemala town examines what it means to be Maya in a rapidly changing and globalized world. In providing an historical synopsis of the Kaqchikel Maya from pre-Columbian and Colonial times to the present day, this volume focuses on the dynamics of clutural boundaries…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • The Articulated Peasant: Household Economies In The Andes book cover

    The Articulated Peasant

    Household Economies In The Andes, 1st Edition

    By Enrique Mayer

    Based on Enrique Mayer's 30 years of research in Peru, this collection of new and revised essays presents in one accessible volume Mayer's most significant statements on Andean peasant economies from pre-colonial times to the present. As a result, The Articulated Peasant is noteworthy as a…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action: #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism book cover

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action

    #WTF and How Did We Get Here? #WhosThatFeminist #WhatsThatFeminism, 1st Edition

    By Menoukha Robin Case, Allison V. Craig

    Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action is an accessible foundation that whets appetite for further study. It provides a non-US-centric introduction to gender studies, covering topics like 19th-century African, Chinese, and Arab movements, and foregrounds Black and Indigenous feminisms. Several…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06

  • Reconceptualizing The Peasantry: Anthropology In Global Perspective book cover

    Reconceptualizing The Peasantry

    Anthropology In Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Michael Kearney

    The concept of ?peasant? has been constructed from residual images of pre-industrial European and colonial rural society. Spurred by Romantic sensibilities and modern nationalist imaginations, the images the word peasant brings to mind are anachronisms that do not reflect the ways in which rural…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Political Anthropology: Power And Paradigms book cover

    Political Anthropology

    Power And Paradigms, 1st Edition

    By Donald V Kurtz

    Politics is all about power, and power--its composition, creation, and use--pervades this unique and clearly written assessment of the paradigms by which anthropologists explain and understand political phenomena. In Political Anthropology, Donald V. Kurtz examines how anthropologists think about…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Ancient Civilizations Of The New World book cover

    Ancient Civilizations Of The New World

    1st Edition

    By Richard Ew Adams

    In this concise, yet sweeping look at the origins and development of ancient New World civilizations, Richard Adams provides a superb introductory overview of these unique and fascinating cultures. Incorporating the latest breakthroughs in the study of the cultures of Mesoamerica and the Andes,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Across The Boundaries Of Belief: Contemporary Issues In The Anthropology Of Religion book cover

    Across The Boundaries Of Belief

    Contemporary Issues In The Anthropology Of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Morton Klass, Maxine Weisgrau

    In this collection of anthropological writings drawn from many different world areas, contemporary theoretical issues and conflicts in the anthropological study of religion are explored and illustrated. The editors present these anthropological writings on religion within a larger cultural matrix…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Development Anthropology book cover

    Development Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Riall Nolan

    Development Anthropology is a detailed examination of how anthropology is used in international development projects. Written from a practitioner's standpoint, and containing numerous examples and case studies, the book aims to provide students with a comprehensive overview of what development…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Magical Writing In Salasaca: Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador book cover

    Magical Writing In Salasaca

    Literacy And Power In Highland Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Peter Wogan

    This engaging case study of Salasaca, a village in highland Ecuador, examines indigenous beliefs about writing, such as Day of the Dead name lists, comparisons with weaving, and a witch who kills people listed in his book of names. Magical Writing in Salasaca demonstrates that these beliefs reflect…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27

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