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The full list of Routledge Anthropology titles reviewed as Recommended, Highly Recommended, and Essential by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
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  • Social and Cultural Perspectives on Health, Technology and Medicine

    Old Concepts, New Problems, 1st Edition

    By Ciara Kierans, Kirsten Bell, Carol Kingdon

    Developments in health, science and technology have long provided fertile analytical ground for social science disciplines. This book focuses on the critical and enduring importance of core concepts in anthropology and sociology for interrogating and keeping pace with developments in the life…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
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  • Handbook of Indigenous Peoples' Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Corinne Lennox, Damien Short

    This handbook is a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of indigenous peoples’ rights. Chapters by experts in the field examine legal, philosophical, sociological and political issues, addressing a wide range of themes at the centre of debates on the rights of indigenous peoples. The book…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
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    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    1st Edition

    By Glenn E. King

    This comprehensive introduction demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. Using a streamlined and student-friendly taxonomic framework, King provides a thorough…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
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  • Bodies and Lives in Ancient America

    Health Before Columbus, 1st Edition

    By Debra L. Martin, Anna J. Osterholtz

    Bodies and Lives in Ancient America offers a broad overview of what it was like to live and die throughout North America before European contact. Using a unique life history approach, the book moves from pregnancy and birth through to senescence. Drawing on biological data gathered from human…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10
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    Bodies and Lives

  • Magical Consciousness

    An Anthropological and Neurobiological Approach, 1st Edition

    By Susan Greenwood, Erik D. Goodwyn

    How does a mind think magically? The research documented in this book is one answer that allows the disciplines of anthropology and neurobiology to come together to reveal a largely hidden dynamic of magic. Magic gets to the very heart of some theoretical and methodological difficulties encountered…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • The Maya Forest Garden

    Eight Millennia of Sustainable Cultivation of the Tropical Woodlands, 1st Edition

    By Anabel Ford, Ronald Nigh

    The conventional wisdom says that the devolution of Classic Maya civilization occurred because its population grew too large and dense to be supported by primitive neotropical farming methods, resulting in debilitating famines and internecine struggles. Using research on contemporary Maya farming…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
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    New Frontiers in Historical Ecology

  • Pilgrimage Tourism of Diaspora Africans to Ghana

    1st Edition

    By Ann Reed

    Processes of globalization have led to diasporic groups longing for their homelands. One such group includes descendants from African ancestors displaced by the trans-Atlantic slave trade, who may be uncertain about their families' exact origins. Traveling home often means visiting African sites…

    Hardback – 2014-09-16
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    Routledge Studies on African and Black Diaspora

  • Animism and the Question of Life

    1st Edition

    By Istvan Praet

    The central purpose of this book is to help change the terms of the debate on animism, a classic theme in anthropology. It combines some of the finest ethnographic material currently available (including firsthand research on the Chachi of Ecuador) with an unusually broad geographic scope (the…

    Hardback – 2013-09-17
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Environmental Anthropology

    Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    This volume presents new theoretical approaches, methodologies, subject pools, and topics in the field of environmental anthropology. Environmental anthropologists are increasingly focusing on self-reflection - not just on themselves and their impacts on environmental research, but also on the…

    Hardback – 2013-06-04
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    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Environmental Anthropology Today

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Kopnina, Eleanor Shoreman-Ouimet

    Today, we face some of the greatest environmental challenges in global history. Understanding the damage being done and the varied ethics and efforts contributing to its repair is of vital importance. This volume poses the question: What can increasing the emphasis on the environment in…

    Paperback – 2011-08-05
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