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  • Cosmopolitan Memory in Europe's 'Backwaters'

    Rethinking civility, 1st Edition

    By Rodanthi Tzanelli

    Cosmpolitan Memory in Europe’s ‘Backwaters’ reconsiders the definitional relationships of ‘national character’ and ‘national heritage’ in the context of Western industrial modernity. Taking as a case study the Greek islands of Skiathos and Skopelos which served as cinematic locations for the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals Anthropology Bundle

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This collection of 12 reissues covers a broad range of areas from across the field of Anthropology, including religion and marriage, cultural identity, symbolism and kinship. The bundle features cultural analyses of societies from all around the globe, by authors who were cutting-edge in their…

    Hardback – 2013-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Westermarck

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926.…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Westermarck

    Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language and culture; his findings are noted in this two-volume set, first published in 1926.…

    Hardback – 2013-08-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children and Young People’s Relationships

    Learning across Majority and Minority Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Samantha Punch, Kay Tisdall

    This book challenges the current state of childhood studies by exploring children and young people’s agency and relationships. It considers how recent theorisations of relationships and relational processes can move childhood studies forward, particularly in relation to re-thinking claims of…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13
    Routledge

  • Marriage Ceremonies in Morocco (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edward Westermarck

    First published in 1914, this title was the first comparative study of the marriage ceremonies in different parts of Morocco. Westermarck considers how ceremonial customs and rituals differ across social and cultural groups throughout the country and discusses their possible roots. Based on…

    Hardback – 2013-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Culturalization of Caste in India

    Identity and Inequality in a Multicultural Age, 1st Edition

    By Balmurli Natrajan

    In India, caste groups ensure their durability in an era of multiculturalism by officially representing caste as cultural difference or ethnicity rather than as unequal descent-based relations. Challenging dominant social theories of caste, this book addresses questions of how caste survives the…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Cultural Studies of Transnationalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Handel Kashope Wright, Meaghan Morris

    This book asks what ‘transnationalism’ might mean for Cultural Studies as an intellectual project shaped in vastly differing circumstances across the world. With contributions from scholars with experience of cultural life and the work of education in various regions, countries and locales - from…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge

  • National Myths

    Constructed Pasts, Contested Presents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gérard Bouchard

    National myths are now seriously questioned in a number of societies. In the West, for instance, a number of factors have combined to destabilise the symbolic foundation of nations and collective identities. As a result, the diagnosis of a deep cultural crisis has become commonplace. Indeed, who…

    Paperback – 2013-04-05
    Routledge

  • Kinship and Social Organisation (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By W. H. R. Rivers

    First published in 1914, W. H. R. Rivers' hugely influential study was the first to effectively demonstrate the close connection between methods of denoting relationship or kinship and forms of social organisation, including those based on different forms of the institution…

    Paperback – 2012-11-22
    Routledge

  • Millennium and Charisma Among Pathans (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Essay in Social Anthropology, 1st Edition

    By Akbar Ahmed

    First published in 1976, this Routledge Revivals reissue presents an analysis of the Swat Pathans, the people of the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, who belong administratively to Pakistan despite being a fiercely independent group, with their own codes and ways of life. Akbar S. Ahmed,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-02
    Routledge

  • Productive Engagement in Later Life

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy Morrow-Howell, Ada C. Mui

    Productive Ageing is the involvement of older adults in society through employment, volunteering, caregiving, education and skill building. In 2020 there will be 248 million people in China aged 60 and over. At the same time, the birth rate continues to drop and family structures are being…

    Hardback – 2012-01-16
    Routledge

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