History & Theory of Anthropology Products

  • Cultural Anthropology

    Global Forces, Local Lives

    By Jack David Eller

    Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives presents all the key areas of cultural anthropology as well as providing original and nuanced coverage of current and cutting-edge topics. An exceptionally clear and readable introduction, it helps students understand the application of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 

  • Applied Anthropology

    Unexpected Spaces, Topics and Methods

    Edited by Sheena Nahm, Cortney Hughes Rinker

    This collection brings together recent innovative work in applied and practicing anthropology. Organised around the theme of unexpectedness, it examines some of the novel spaces, topics, and methods that anthropologists are involved with. The volume emphasises non-traditional settings and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02

  • The Evolution of Charles Darwin

    By George A. Dorsey

    Charles Darwin is well-known throughout the world for his revolutionary work from 1859; The Origin of Species, the foundational study of evolution which greatly challenged the near-universal belief in the Christian world, at that time, of creationism. Originally published in 1928, Dorsey attempts…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Animism and the Question of Life

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Environmental Anthropology

    Future Directions

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Socio-Cultural Mobility and Mega-Events

    Ethics and Aesthetics in Brazil’s 2014 World Cup

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    In June 2014, Brazil opened the twentieth FIFA World Cup with a spectacular ceremony. Hosting the World Cup was a strategic developmental priority for Brazil: mega-events such as these allow the country to be ranked amongst the world’s political and economic leaders, and are supposed to propel the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Herbert Spencer and the Invention of Modern Life

    By Mark Francis

    The English philosopher Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903) was a colossus of the Victorian age. His works ranked alongside those of Darwin and Marx in the development of disciplines as wide ranging as sociology, anthropology, political theory, philosophy and psychology. In this acclaimed study of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25

  • Anthropology and Anthropologists

    The British School in the Twentieth Century, 4th Edition

    By Adam Kuper

    Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and on to the transformation in recent decades. The book shocked the anthropological…

    Paperback – 2014-09-24

  • Lawyers and Savages

    Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology

    By Kaius Tuori

    Legal primitivism was a complex phenomenon that combined the study of early European legal traditions with studies of the legal customs of indigenous peoples. Lawyers and Savages: Ancient History and Legal Realism in the Making of Legal Anthropology explores the rise and fall of legal…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18

  • Networked Anthropology

    A Primer for Ethnographers

    By Samuel Gerald Collins, Matthew Slover Durington

    The advent of social media offers anthropologists exciting opportunities to extend their research to communities in fresh ways. At the same time, these technological developments open up anthropological fieldwork to different hazards. Networked Anthropology explores the increasing appropriation of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-19

  • Social and Cultural Anthropology: The Key Concepts

    3rd Edition

    By Nigel Rapport

    Social and Cultural Anthropology: the Key Concepts is an easy to use A-Z guide to the central concepts that students are likely to encounter in this field. Now fully updated, this third edition includes entries on: Material Culture Environment Human Rights Hybridity Alterity Cosmopolitanism…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Anthropologists, Indigenous Scholars and the Research Endeavour

    Seeking Bridges Towards Mutual Respect

    Edited by Joy Hendry, Laara Fitznor

    This collection offers the fruits of a stimulating workshop that sought to bridge the fraught relationship which sometimes continues between anthropologists and indigenous/native/aboriginal scholars, despite areas of overlapping interest. Participants from around the world share…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

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