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Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781851244768, Bodleian Library Publishing, November 2017
112 pp., 17x11 cm
"For a zitty face. Take urine eight days old and heat it over the fire; wash your face with it morning and night". In late medieval England, ordinary people, apothecaries and physicians gathered up practical medical tips for everyday use. While some...
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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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Reciprocity and Redistribution in Andean Civilizations The 1969 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
ISBN: PB: 9780997367553, HAU, September 2017
170 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm , 14 colour plates, 3 maps
John V. Murra's Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures, originally given in 1969, are the only major study of the Andean "avenue towards civilization". Collected and published for the first time here, they offer a powerful and insistent perspective on the Andea...
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Returns of Fetishism Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea
ISBN: PB: 9780226464756, ISBN: HB: 9780226464619, University of Chicago Press, August 2017
480 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
For more than 250 years, Charles de Brosses's term "fetishism" has exerted great influence over our most ambitious thinkers. Used as an alternative to "magic" but nonetheless expressing the material force of magical thought, de Brosses's term has pro...
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£79,00
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Relative Native Essays on Indigenous Conceptual Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780990505037, HAU, March 2016
412 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 3 figures
This volume is the first to collect the most influential essays and lectures of Eduardo Viveiros de Castro. Published in a wide variety of venues, and often difficult to find, the pieces are brought together here for the first time in a one major vol...
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Race and Photography Racial Photography as Scientific Evidence, 1876-1980
ISBN: PB: 9780226320885, ISBN: HB: 9780226320748, University of Chicago Press, December 2015
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 72 halftones
"Race and Photography" studies the changing function of photography from the 1870s to the 1940s within the field of the "science of race", what many today consider the paradigm of pseudo-science. Amos Morris-Reich looks at the ways photography enable...
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£73,00
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Return to Casablanca Jews, Muslims, and an Israeli Anthropologist
ISBN: PB: 9780226292557, ISBN: HB: 9780226292410, University of Chicago Press, November 2015
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 9 halftones, 1 line drawing
In this book, Israeli anthropologist Andre Levy returns to his birthplace in Casablanca to provide a deeply nuanced and compelling study of the relationships between Moroccan Jews and Muslims there. Ranging over a century of history – from the Jewish...
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£64,00
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Returns Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century
ISBN: HB: 9780674724921, Harvard University Press, November 2013
376 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 35 halftones, 1 line illus.
"Returns" explores homecomings – the ways people recover and renew their roots. Engaging with indigenous histories of survival and transformation, James Clifford opens fundamental questions about where we are going, separately and together, in a glob...
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Religious Bodies Politic Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism
ISBN: PB: 9780226072722, ISBN: HB: 9780226072555, University of Chicago Press, October 2013
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 27 halftones, 6 tables
"Religious Bodies Politic" examines the complex relationship between transnational religion and politics through the lens of one cosmopolitan community in Siberia: Buryats, who live in a semiautonomous republic within Russia with a large Buddhist pop...
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Rethinking Claude Levi-Strauss: 1908-2009 Yale French Studies, Volume 123
ISBN: PB: 9780300190205, Yale University Press, August 2013
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
One of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century, Claude Levi-Strauss casts a long shadow over many areas of inquiry, from ethnology and cultural anthropology to literary studies, Marxist theory, and religious studies. In recent years, i...
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