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Affective Circuits African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration
ISBN: PB: 9780226405155, ISBN: HB: 9780226405018, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 23 halftones
The influx of African migrants into Europe in recent years has raised important issues about changing labor economies, new technologies of border control, and the effects of armed conflict. But attention to such broad questions often obscures a funda...
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Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture
ISBN: HB: 9780226298993, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
336 pp., 22.9x15.2 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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Truth about Crime Sovereignty, Knowledge, Social Order
ISBN: PB: 9780226424910, ISBN: HB: 9780226424880, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
In this book, renowned anthropologists Jean and John L. Comaroff make a startling but absolutely convincing claim about our modern era: it is not by our arts, our politics, or our science that we understand ourselves – it is by our crimes. Surveying...
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Synthetic How Life Got Made
ISBN: PB: 9780226440460, ISBN: HB: 9780226440323, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
In the final years of the twentieth century, emigres from engineering and computer science devoted themselves to biology and resolved that if the aim of biology is to understand life, then making life would yield better theories than experimentation....
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Spiritual Economy Gift Exchange in the Letters of Paul of Tarsus
ISBN: HB: 9780300220407, Yale University Press, March 2017
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm,
Thomas Blanton sheds light on the philosophy surrounding gift giving in Paul's letters and on modern theories of gift exchange through the lens of religion. The exchange of gifts is a fundamental part of society and a foundational element in Greco-Ro...
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Doing Style Youth and Mass Mediation in South India
ISBN: PB: 9780226327853, ISBN: HB: 9780226327716, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 27 halftones, 1 table
In "Doing Style", Constantine V. Nakassis explores the world of youth and mass media in South India, where what Tamil youth call "style" anchors their day-to-day lives and media worlds. Through intimate ethnographic descriptions of college life in Ta...
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£63,00
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Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society
ISBN: PB: 9780986132599, HAU, February 2017
512 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Since its publication in 1969, Emile Benveniste's Vocabulaire – here in a new translation as the "Dictionary of Indo-European Concepts and Society" – has been the classic reference for tracing the institutional and conceptual genealogy of the sociocu...
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World An Anthropological Examination
ISBN: PB: 9780997367508, HAU, February 2017
134 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones
What do we mean when we refer to the world? How does the world relate to the human person? Are the two interdependent and, if so, in what way? What does the world mean for the ethnographer and the anthropologist? Much has been said of worlds and worl...
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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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£67,00
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Psyche on the Skin A History of Self-harm
ISBN: HB: 9781780237503, Reaktion Books, February 2017
320 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 55 illus.
Self-harm is thought by many to be a modern epidemic: a phenomenon of the late twentieth century, a symptom of extreme emotional turmoil in young people, particularly young women. Yet it was 150 years ago, within early asylum psychiatry, that self-mu...
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