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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780226684444, ISBN: HB: 9780226298993, University of Chicago Press, October 2019
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
Who owns the past and the objects that physically connect us to history? And who has the right to decide this ownership, particularly when the objects are sacred or, in the case of skeletal remains, human? Is it the museums that care for the objects...
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£15,00
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People and the Land through Time Linking Ecology and History (Second Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300225808, Yale University Press, October 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 75 black&white illus.
"People and the Land through Time", first published in 1997, remains the only introduction to the field of historical ecology from the perspective of ecology and ecosystem processes. Widely praised for its emphasis on the integration of historical in...
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£30,00
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Colombia: Bajo Caguan-Caqueta
ISBN: HB: 9780982841983, University of Chicago Press, Field Museum of Natural History, September 2019
452 pp., 27.3x20.9 cm, 13 colour plates, 14 halftones
In April 2018, a large multidisciplinary team of geologists, biologists, social scientists, and local residents explored the rivers, forests, and human communities around the junction of the Caguan and Caqueta Rivers in the lowland Amazonian departme...
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£23,00
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Exotic No More, Second Edition Anthropology for the Contemporary World
ISBN: PB: 9780226636023, ISBN: HB: 9780226635972, University of Chicago Press, September 2019
408 pp., 23.4x15.8 cm, 26 halftones
In this new edition of the anthropological classic "Exotic No More", some of today's most respected anthropologists demonstrate the tremendous contributions that anthropological theory and ethnographic methods can make to the study of contemporary so...
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£23,00
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£68,00
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Hunted Predation and Pentecostalism in Guatemala
ISBN: PB: 9780226624655, ISBN: HB: 9780226624518, University of Chicago Press, September 2019
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"It's not a process", one pastor insisted, "rehabilitation is a miracle". In the face of addiction and few state resources, Pentecostal pastors in Guatemala City are fighting what they understand to be a major crisis. Yet the treatment centers they o...
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£19,00
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£57,00
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Afterlives of Indigenous Archives
ISBN: PB: 9781512603651, ISBN: HB: 9781512603644, University of Chicago Press, Dartmouth College Press, September 2019
264 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Afterlives of Indigenous Archives" offers a compelling critique of Western archives and their use in the development of "digital humanities". The essays collected here present the work of an international and interdisciplinary group of indigenous sc...
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£34,00
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£72,00
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Akulmiut Neqait Fish and Food of the Akulmiut
ISBN: PB: 9781602233867, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, September 2019
350 pp., 25.4x17.7 cm, 60 colour plates
For centuries, the Akulmiut people – a Yup'ik group – have been sustained by the annual movements of whitefish. It is a food that sustains and defines them. To this day, many Akulmiut view not only their actions in the world, but their interactions w...
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£27,00
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Upright Revolution Or Why Humans Walk Upright
ISBN: HB: 9780857426475, Seagull Books, September 2019
48 pp., 21.5x21.5 cm, illustrated in colour throughout
Science has given us several explanations for how humans evolved from walking on four limbs to two feet. None, however, is as riveting as what master storyteller Ngugi wa Thiong'o offers in "The Upright Revolution". Blending myth and folklore with an...
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£14,99
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Stop Mugging Grandma The "Generation Wars" and Why Boomer Blaming Won't Solve Anything
ISBN: HB: 9780300236835, Yale University Press, August 2019
272 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Millennials have been incited to regard their parents' generation as entitled and selfish, and to blame the baby boomers of the Sixties for the cultural and economic problems of today. But is it true that young people have been victimized by their el...
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£18,99
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Prayers for the People Homicide and Humanity in the Crescent City
ISBN: PB: 9780226635668, ISBN: HB: 9780226635521, University of Chicago Press, July 2019
272 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones
"Grieve well and you grow stronger". Anthropologist Rebecca Louise Carter heard this wisdom over and over while living in post-Katrina New Orleans, where everyday violence disproportionately affects Black communities. What does it mean to grieve well...
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£19,00
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£57,00
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