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  • Indian Ocean Islands

    Illustrated Cases on Geopolitics, Ocean and Environment

    Edited by Christian Bouchard, Shafick Osman

    Islands are intrinsic parts of the Indian Ocean Region’s physical geography and human landscape. Historically, many have played substantial roles in the regional cultural and economic networks, as well as in the regional political developments. Today, at least three issues bring these islands back…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Nordic Food Transitions

    Towards a territorialized action space for food and rural development

    Edited by Jesper Manniche, Bjornar Saether

    The ambition of the book is to investigate a possible transition in the markets for food in the Nordic countries. Six chapters from various disciplinary traditions study change and innovation within the food sectors in Denmark, Sweden and Norway; while an introductory chapter discusses the findings…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Choice and Constraint in a Swahili Community

    Property, Hierarchy and Cognatic Descent on the East African Coast

    By Ann Patricia Caplan

    Originally published in 1975, this book examines property and power relations in a Swahili village on Mafia Island off Tanzania. It focuses on the cognatic descent groups which are important in many areas of village life such as land-holding, marriage, residence, Islamic activities and spirit…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Tales Told in Togoland

    By A. W. Cardinall

    Originally published in 1931, this book collects tales told to the author by agricultural labourers and hunters in what was Togoland in the 1920s. A rare and valuable resource of oral history, the book also contains the history of the Dagomba from Northern Ghana.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Umbundu Kinship and Character

    By Gladwyn Murray Childs

    Originally published in 1949, this book discusses Umbundu social structure and education, with particular reference to how both of these adapted as Angola's contact with Western influences increased in the first half of the twentieth century. Using materials gathered in the field, this volume…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Sukuma Law and Custom

    By Hans Cory

    Originally published in 1953, this book records the Customary Law of the Sukuma tribe and discusses the differences in law whcih grew up in the various local federations, with the aim of unifying Customary Law for both the Tanzanians and European colonial authorities. The material is presented in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Customary Law of the Haya Tribe

    Tanganyika Territory

    By Hans Cory, M. M. Hartnoll

    Originally published in 1945, this book was written at a time when an increasing European influence was affecting customary law in what was Tanganyika and this volume records different aspects of customary law such as inheritance, matrimony, divorce, property and the courts. Tribal structure in…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge
    African Ethnographic Studies of the 20th Century

  • Witchcraft and Sorcery in Rhodesia

    By J. R. Crawford

    Originally published in 1967, this book is a study of witchcraft and sorcery among the Shona, Ndebele and Kalanga peoples of Zimbabwe. It analyses in their social context verbatim evidence and confessions from a comprehensive series of judicial records. It provides the first systematic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge

  • On Liberty

    Jewish Philosophical Perspectives

    By Daniel H. Frank

    The communitarian critic of liberalism argues that the socio-political context is fundamental to any understanding of the individual as such. This debate is advanced by particularising it to the experience of Jews in the modern world. Essays focus on the variety of views of the relationships…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Mind of Mencius

    Political Economy Founded Upon Moral Philosophy

    By E. Faber

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • A Manual of Buddhist Philosophy

    Cosmology

    By William Montgomery McGovern

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Alliance in Anxiety

    Detente and the Sino-American-Japanese Triangle

    By Go Tsuyoshi Ito

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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