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Critical Terms for Animal Studies
ISBN: PB: 9780226355429, ISBN: HB: 9780226355399, University of Chicago Press, November 2018
448 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 figure, 1 table
Animal Studies is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field devoted to examining, understanding, and critically evaluating the complex relationships between humans and other animals. Scholarship in Animal Studies draws on a variety of methodologies t...
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£24,50
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Still Points
ISBN: HB: 9780873658706, Harvard University Press, October 2018
112 pp., 29.2x23.5 cm, 53 colour illus., 21 halftones
"Still Points" is a collection of remarkable and evocative still photographs taken by award-winning nonfiction filmmaker and author Robert Gardner during his anthropological and filming expeditions around the world. Thousands of his original photogra...
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£36,95
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Far & Near Selections from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
ISBN: PB: 9780873658690, Harvard University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 15.2x15.2 cm, 90 colour illus.
Since its founding in 1886, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University has been collecting, caring for, exhibiting, and researching objects produced by human cultures around the world. This handsomely illustrated, highly po...
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Human Body in the Age of Catastrophe Brittleness, Integration, Science, and the Great War
ISBN: PB: 9780226556598, ISBN: HB: 9780226556451, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
The injuries suffered by soldiers during WWI were as varied as they were brutal. How could the human body suffer and often absorb such disparate traumas? Why might the same wound lead one soldier to die but allow another to recover? In "The Human B...
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£26,50
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£79,00
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Everyday Mysticism A Contemplative Community at Work in the Desert
ISBN: HB: 9780300212099, Yale University Press, February 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 18 black&white illus.
In this thoughtful and enlightening work, world renowned religion scholar Ariel Glucklich recounts his experiences at Neot Smadar, an ecological and spiritual oasis that has been thriving in the arid Southern Israeli desert for a quarter century. An...
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£40,00
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African Futures Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility
ISBN: PB: 9780226402383, ISBN: HB: 9780226402246, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 halftones, 1 table
Civil wars, corporate exploitation, AIDS, and Ebola – but also democracy, burgeoning cities, and unprecedented communication and mobility: the future of Africa has never been more uncertain. Indeed, that future is one of the most complex issues in co...
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£67,50
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Lost Paradise Andalusi Music in Urban North Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780226327235, ISBN: HB: 9780226327068, University of Chicago Press, April 2016
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 1 line drawing
For more than a century, urban North Africans have sought to protect and revive Andalusi music, a prestigious Arabic-language performance tradition said to originate in the "lost paradise" of medieval Islamic Spain. Yet despite the Andalusi repertoir...
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£63,00
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Legacies, Logics, Logistics Essays in the Anthropology of the Platform Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780226326870, ISBN: HB: 9780226326733, University of Chicago Press, April 2016
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones, 1 line drawing
"Legacies, Logics, Logistics" brings together a set of essays, written both before and after the financial crisis of 2007-2008, by eminent Africanist and economic anthropologist Jane I. Guyer. Each was written initially for a conference on a defined...
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Gifts and Commodities
ISBN: PB: 9780990505013, HAU, March 2015
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 68 line drawings, 3 maps, 58 tables
Christopher A. Gregory's "Gifts and Commodities" is one of the undisputed classics of economic anthropology. On its publication in 1982, it spurred intense, ongoing debates about gifts and gifting, value, exchange, and the place of political economy...
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Witchcraft, Intimacy, and Trust Africa in Comparison
ISBN: PB: 9780226047614, ISBN: HB: 9780226047584, University of Chicago Press, August 2013
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In Dante's "Inferno", the lowest circle of Hell is reserved for traitors, those who betrayed their closest companions. In a wide range of literatures and mythologies such intimate aggression is a source of ultimate terror, and in "Witchcraft, Intimac...
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