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  • Santería Enthroned: Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion book cover

    Santería Enthroned

    Art, Ritual, and Innovation in an Afro-Cuban Religion, 1st Edition

    By David H. Brown

    Ever since its emergence in colonial-era Cuba, Afro-Cuban Santería (or Lucumí) has displayed a complex dynamic of continuity and change in its institutions, rituals, and iconography. Originally published in 2003 Santería Enthroned combines art, history, cultural anthropology, and ethnohistory to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Natural Disasters: Acts of God or Acts of Man? book cover

    Natural Disasters

    Acts of God or Acts of Man?, 1st Edition

    By Anders Wijkman, Lloyd Timberlake

    Originally published in 1984 Natural Disasters shows how misleading the term “natural disaster” can be. Forces of nature such as earthquakes, cyclones and extreme variations in weather can trigger disasters, but in many Third World countries it is environmental degradation, poverty and rapid…

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  • Modern German Sociology book cover

    Modern German Sociology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Volker Meja, Dieter Misgeld, Nico Stehr

    Originally published in 1987 Modern German Sociology is a collection of essays containing sociological work published in German since World War II. Included are sections from such out-standing figures as Theodor Adorno, Alexander Mitscherlich, Jürgen Habermas, Niklas Luhmann, and Ralf Darendorf.…

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  • Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West: The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France book cover

    Collecting and Displaying China's “Summer Palace” in the West

    The Yuanmingyuan in Britain and France, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Tythacott

    In October 1860, at the culmination of the Second Opium War, British and French troops looted and destroyed one of the most important palace complexes in imperial China—the Yuanmingyuan. Known in the West as the "Summer Palace," this site consisted of thousands of buildings housing a vast art…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

  • Indigenous Philosophies of Education Around the World book cover

    Indigenous Philosophies of Education Around the World

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Petrovic, Roxanne M. Mitchell

    This volume explores conceptualizations of indigeneity and the ways that indigenous philosophies can and should inform educational policy and practice. Beginning with questions and philosophies of indigeneity itself, the volume then covers the indigenous philosophies and practices of a range of…

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  • The Hopewell Site: A Contemporary Analysis Based On The Work Of Charles C. Willoughby book cover

    The Hopewell Site

    A Contemporary Analysis Based On The Work Of Charles C. Willoughby, 1st Edition

    By N'omi Greber, Katharine C Ruhl

    This book is about Charles Clark Willoughby's studies on the collection of artifacts and field records from the 1891–1892 excavations at the Hopewell Site that were included in the Field Museum. The engineering achievements seen in the geometric earthworks reflect social energy and commitment.…

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  • The Ecosystem Concept In Anthropology book cover

    The Ecosystem Concept In Anthropology

    1st Edition

    By Emilio F Moran, Susan H Lees

    Critics of the ecosystem concept have noted the tendency of ecosystem-based studies to overemphasize energy flow, to rely on functionalist assumptions, to neglect historical and evolutionary factors, and to overlook the role of individuals as the locus of natural selection and decision making. In…

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  • Technological Prospects And Population Trends book cover

    Technological Prospects And Population Trends

    1st Edition

    By Thomas J Espenshade, George J Stolnitz

    The world’s population is now estimated at over 5 billion, and projections call for a continued high growth rate, predominantly in the less-developed countries. Concern over the consequences of this situation has led to numerous public policy debates, and the complex interrelationships between…

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  • Stud: Architectures of Masculinity book cover

    Stud

    Architectures of Masculinity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Sanders

    Originally published in 1996, Stud: Architectures of Masculinity is an interdisciplinary exploration of the active role architecture plays in the construction of male identity. Architects, artists, and theorists investigate how sexuality is constituted through the organization of materials, objects…

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    Routledge Revivals

  • Meeting Ethnography: Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance book cover

    Meeting Ethnography

    Meetings as Key Technologies of Contemporary Governance, Development, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jen Sandler, Renita Thedvall

    This volume asks and addresses elusive ontological, epistemological, and methodological questions about meetings. What are meetings? What sort of knowledge, identities, and power relationships are produced, performed, communicated, and legitimized through meetings? How do—and how…

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  • Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture: Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family book cover

    Pets and Domesticity in Victorian Literature and Culture

    Animality, Queer Relations, and the Victorian Family, 1st Edition

    By Monica Flegel

    Addressing the significance of the pet in the Victorian period, this book examines the role played by the domestic pet in delineating relations for each member of the "natural" family home. Flegel explores the pet in relation to the couple at the head of the house, to the children who make up the…

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  • Transpacific Americas: Encounters and Engagements Between the Americas and the South Pacific book cover

    Transpacific Americas

    Encounters and Engagements Between the Americas and the South Pacific, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eveline Dürr, Philipp Schorch

    This volume explores cultural, social and economic connections between the Americas and the South Pacific. It reaches beyond Sino-American collaborations to focus on rather neglected, and sometimes invisible, Southern linkages, asking how these connections originated and have developed over time,…

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