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Writing the World of Policing The Difference Ethnography Makes
ISBN: PB: 9780226497648, ISBN: HB: 9780226497501, University of Chicago Press, October 2017
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
As policing has recently become a major topic of public debate, it was also a growing area of ethnographic research. "Writing the World of Policing" brings together an international roster of scholars who have conducted fieldwork studies of law enfor...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Day at Home in Early Modern England Material Culture and Domestic Life, 1500-1700
ISBN: HB: 9780300195019, Yale University Press, October 2017
304 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 280 colour illus.
This fascinating book offers the first sustained investigation of the complex relationship between the middling sort and their domestic space in the tumultuous, rapidly changing culture of early modern England. Presented in an innovative and engaging...
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£40,00
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Buried Norsemen at Herjolfsnes An Archaeological and Historical Study
ISBN: PB: 9788763523226, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
268 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is the facsimile version of the fascinating book, originally published in 1924, in which Poul Norlund gives the first gathered, concise description of the old Norse settlement of Herjolfsnes on the south tip of Greenland, presenting the archaeol...
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£36,00
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Brattahlid
ISBN: PB: 9788763524261, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
163 pp., 27.9x21 cm,
This is the facsimile edition of the original 1934 volume describing the process and findings of the archaeological expedition carried out over three months, from June till September, in 1932 to the old Viking settlement of Brattahlid ("Brattahlio" o...
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£21,00
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Revenge A Short Enquiry into Retribution
ISBN: HB: 9781780238401, Reaktion Books, October 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm,
Revenge is a primal force at the heart of conflict and justice, as ancient as humanity itself. It persists in all societies and we are fascinated by it, as countless novels, dramas, films and computer games attest. "Getting even" can restore the bala...
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£14,00
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Bottleneck Moving, Building, and Belonging in an African City
ISBN: PB: 9780226488905, ISBN: HB: 9780226488875, University of Chicago Press, October 2017
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones
In "Bottleneck", anthropologist Caroline Melly uses the problem of traffic bottlenecks to launch a wide-ranging study of mobility in contemporary urban Senegal – a concept that she argues is central to both citizens' and the state's visions of a succ...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Dream Trippers Global Daoism and the Predicament of Modern Spirituality
ISBN: PB: 9780226484846, ISBN: HB: 9780226481760, University of Chicago Press, October 2017
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones, 1 table
Over the past few decades, Daoism has become a recognizable part of Western "alternative" spiritual life. Now, that Westernized version of Daoism is going full circle, traveling back from America and Europe to influence Daoism in China. "Dream Trip...
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£20,00
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£64,00
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Ammassalik Eskimo A Rejoinder
ISBN: PB: 9788763522700, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
52 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is a facsimile edition of the fifth part of Volume 53 of Monographs on Greenland, originally published in 1917. Penned by William Thalbitzer, it is a rejoinder in self-defense to Thomas Thomsens acerbic "notes and corrections" (available as the...
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£13,00
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Ammassalik Eskimo Contributions to the Ethnology of the East Greenland Natives. Second Part. First Half-Volume
ISBN: PB: 9788763521741, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
566 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is the facsimile edition of the first half-volume of the second part of William Thalbitzer's seminal and pioneering ethnographic study of the native tribes living in and around the Ammassalik area on the east coast of Greenland around the turn o...
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£67,00
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Eskimo Tribes Their Distribution and Characteristics, Specially in Regard to Language. With a Comparative Vocabulary, and a Sketch-Map
ISBN: PB: 9788763514064, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
316 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
The purpose of the first section of this book is to show what conclusions it is possible to draw from the mode of life, the customs and usages of the Eskimo, so far as regards the migrations by which they have spread over their present territory. But...
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£38,00
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