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  • Ancestral Diets and Nutrition book cover

    Ancestral Diets and Nutrition

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Cumo

    Ancestral Diets and Nutrition supplies dietary advice based on the study of prehuman and human populations worldwide over the last two million years. This thorough, accessible book uses prehistory and history as a laboratory for testing the health effects of various foods. It examines all food…

    Paperback – 2020-10-02 
    CRC Press

  • The Good Farmer: Culture and Identity in Food and Agriculture book cover

    The Good Farmer

    Culture and Identity in Food and Agriculture, 1st Edition

    By Rob J.F. Burton, Jérémie Forney, Paul Stock, Lee-Ann Sutherland

    Developed by the leading authors in the field, this book provides a cohesive and definitive theorisation of the concept of the ‘good farmer’, addressing the blind spots that have sprung up in agri-food literature as well as providing a springboard for future research. The concept of the good…

    Paperback – 2020-09-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Ritual in Human Evolution and Religion: Psychological and Ritual Resources book cover

    Ritual in Human Evolution and Religion

    Psychological and Ritual Resources, 1st Edition

    By Matt J. Rossano

    This book explores the role of ritual in social life, human evolution, and religion. It explains the functions and purpose of varied rituals across the world by arguing they are mechanisms of ‘resource management’, providing a descriptive tool for understanding rituals and generating predictions…

    Paperback – 2020-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Age of Spectacular Death book cover

    The Age of Spectacular Death

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Hviid Jacobsen

    This book explores death in contemporary society – or more precisely, in the ‘spectacular age’ – by moving beyond classic studies of death that emphasised the importance of death taboo and death denial to examine how we now ‘do’ death. Unfolding the notion of ‘spectacular death’ as characteristic…

    Paperback – 2020-09-09 
    Routledge

  • New Directions in the Anthropology of Dreaming book cover

    New Directions in the Anthropology of Dreaming

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeannette Mageo, Robin E. Sheriff

    This book presents new directions in contemporary anthropological dream research, surveying recent theorizations of dreaming that are developing both in and outside of anthropology. It incorporates new findings in neuroscience and philosophy of mind while demonstrating that dreams emerge from and…

    Paperback – 2020-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Of Gods, Gifts and Ghosts: Spiritual Places in Urban Spaces book cover

    Of Gods, Gifts and Ghosts

    Spiritual Places in Urban Spaces, 1st Edition

    By Terence Heng

    How do individuals inscribe their spiritual identities and diasporic ethnicities in the city? Through a series of sociological and photographic essays, Terence Heng maps the various rituals, collectives, individuals and events that characterize Chinese religion practices in Singapore. From spirit…

    Paperback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Dragging: Or, in the Drag of a Queer Life book cover

    Dragging: Or, in the Drag of a Queer Life

    1st Edition

    By Shaka McGlotten

    The Political Aesthetics of Drags uses portraits of artists and activists who use drag in Israel/Palestine and Berlin. Rather than take a more traditional academic approach, McGlotten develops the thematic threads of the book through the stories and lives of the performers. Themes emerge…

    Paperback – 2020-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Pastoralists of the West African Savanna: Selected Studies Presented and Discussed at the Fifteenth International African Seminar held at Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria, July 1979 book cover

    Pastoralists of the West African Savanna

    Selected Studies Presented and Discussed at the Fifteenth International African Seminar held at Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria, July 1979, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahdi Adamu, A. H. M. Kirk-Greene

    Originally published in 1986, this volume deals with various aspects of the life of the pastoralists who live in the area between what was Senegambia and Cameroon. It analyses the changing relations between pastoralists and agricultural peoples, and the changes that pastoral societies are…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Housing Africa's Urban Poor book cover

    Housing Africa's Urban Poor

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Amis, Peter Lloyd

    Originally published in 1990, this book reveals the extent to which petty landlordism is developing not just in the African urban settlements that have sprung up but in government-sponsored low-cost housing estates. The first part of the book traces African governments' changing responses to urban…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Feeding African Cities: Studies in Regional Social History book cover

    Feeding African Cities

    Studies in Regional Social History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Guyer

    Originally published in 1987, this book traces the broad outlines of urban food policy, drawing attention to the limited knowledge of regional social history. Urban food supply systems in Africa have developed very fast, in the midst of societies in which food production was not in general oriented…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • The Professionalisation of African Medicine book cover

    The Professionalisation of African Medicine

    1st Edition

    Edited by Murray Last, G. L. Chavunduka

    Originally published in 1986, this book draws upon a range of authors to reflect wide interest in systematising traditional medicine, and to include material on significant instances of regulation or organisation. It was the first book to study the efforts of traditional healers and their newly…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

  • Migrants No More: Settlement and Survival in Mambwe Villages, Zambia book cover

    Migrants No More

    Settlement and Survival in Mambwe Villages, Zambia, 1st Edition

    By Johan Pottier

    Originally published in 1988, this book documents genealogical developments which, together with changes in agricultural production, religious ethic, politics, gender relations, patterns of solidarity and trade were local adjustments to the economic crisis of the 1970s and 80s in Zambia. The book…

    Paperback – 2020-08-24 
    Routledge
    African Seminars: Scholarship from the International African Institute

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