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  • Commodities and Culture in the Colonial World

    Edited by Supriya Chaudhuri, Josephine Mcdonagh, Brian H. Murray, Rajeswari Sunder Rajan

    Commodity culture and colonialism are intimately related and mutually constitutive. The desire for commodities drove colonial expansion at the same time that colonial expansion fuelled technological invention, created new markets for goods, displaced populations, and transformed local and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Anthropology and/as Education

    By Tim Ingold

    There is more to education than teaching and learning, and more to anthropology than making studies of other people’s lives. Here Tim Ingold argues that both anthropology and education are ways of studying, and of leading life, with others. In this provocative book, he goes beyond an exploration of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • The Archaeology of Portable Art

    Southeast Asian, Pacific, and Australian Perspectives

    Edited by Michelle Langley, Mirani Litster, Duncan Wright, Sally K May

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Counterfeit Itineraries in the Global South

    The human consequences of piracy in China and Brazil

    By Rosana Pinheiro-Machado

    At the end of the 1970s, Chinese merchandise moved to Brazil via Paraguay, forming an on-the-margins-of-the-law trade chain involving the production, distribution, and consumption of cheap goods. Economic changes in the 21st century, including the enforcement of intellectual property rights and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Kit: Fashioning the Sporting Body

    Edited by Jean Williams

    This is the first edited collection of its kind to analyse the distinct but overlapping topics of dress, costume, sport and leisure history. For researchers of bodily adornment and movement, sport and costume history are both primarily concerned with industrial practice and embodied experience. The…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design

    Edited by Rachel Beth Egenhoefer

    The Routledge Handbook of Sustainable Design considers the design, not only of artifacts, but of structures, systems, and interactions that bear our decisions and identities in the context of sustaining our shared planet.  In addressing issues of design for global impact, behavior change, systems…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Composing Processes and Artistic Agency

    Tacit Knowledge in Composing

    By Tasos Zembylas, Martin Niederauer

    This monograph carries out an indepth investigation into compositional processes, shedding new light on the components and conditions that constitute artistic agency. Artistic agency relies on the interlocking of such activities that emerge from various propositional and non-propositional…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories

    Edited by Sandra H. Dudley, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov, Jennifer Walklate

    Narrating Objects, Collecting Stories is a wide-ranging collection of essays exploring the stories that can be told by and about objects and those who choose to collect them. Examining objects and collecting in different historical, social and institutional contexts, an international,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Home Life in China

    By Isaac Taylor Headland

    Originally published in 1914, this text describes L.T. Headland and his wife’s experience in China in the early twentieth century. With a focus on home life this study explores issues such as children, marriage and education as well as food, religion and concubinage as well as presenting anecdotes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Cultural Heritage and Prisoners of War

    Creativity Behind Barbed Wire

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Harold Mytum

    This book focuses on the numerous examples of creativity produced by POWs and civilian internees during their captivity, including: paintings, cartoons, craftwork, needlework, acting, musical compositions, magazine and newspaper articles, wood carving, and recycled Red Cross tins turned into plates…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Cultural Hybridity

    Contradictions and Dilemmas

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    This book brings together a group of scholars from diverse disciplines to interrogate everyday life events in various interpersonal and organizational contexts so as to answer an age-old question: what happens when (carriers of) cultures meet, or, when East meets West? The contributors to this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Primitive Labour

    By L.H. Dudley Buxton

    Originally published in 1924, Dudley Buxton explores the evolution of primitive societies in relation to labour. This is mostly done by studying primitive inventions to try and understand how each of these inventions was used to contribute to everyday living and to develop the society’s material…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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