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Acting for Others Relational Transformations in Papua New Guinea
ISBN: PB: 9780997367584, HAU, May 2018
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones, 2 maps
For the Ankave of Papua New Guinea, men, unlike women, do not reach adulthood and become fathers simply by growing up and reproducing. What fathers – and by extension, men – actually are is a result of a series of relational transformations, operated...
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£26,00
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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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Angmagsalik Eskimo Notes and Corrections to Vol. 39 of Monographs on Greenland
ISBN: PB: 9788763522694, Museum Tusculanum Press, October 2017
64 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is a facsimile edition of the original 1917 volume, which contains a critical and acerbic reply by Thomas Thomsen of the Ethnographical Department at the National Museum of Denmark to Vol. 39 of Monographs on Greenland, titled Ammassalik Eskimo...
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Ammassalik Eskimo Contributions to the Ethnology of the East Greenland Natives. Second Part. Second Half-Volume
ISBN: PB: 9788763521765, Museum Tusculanum Press, September 2017
182 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
This is the facsimile edition of the second 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...
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£28,00
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Art of Life and Death Radical Aesthetics and Ethnographic Practice
ISBN: PB: 9780997367515, HAU, August 2017
198 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 46 halftones
"The Art of Life and Death" explores how the world appears to people who have an acute perspective on it: those who are close to death. Based on extensive ethnographic research, Andrew Irving brings to life the lived experiences, imaginative lifeworl...
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£26,00
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Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya
ISBN: HB: 9780300207170, Yale University Press, May 2017
304 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 99 colour illus., 71 black&white illus.
This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an authoritative text, which is better understood as one among many cruci...
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£50,00
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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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£26,00
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£79,00
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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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£22,00
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£67,00
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Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries
ISBN: HB: 9780226436739, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
232 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 28 colour plates, 28 halftones
Just like we do today, people in medieval times struggled with the concept of human exceptionalism and the significance of other creatures. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the medieval bestiary. Sarah Kay's exploration of French and Latin besti...
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£37,00
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