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Universalism without Uniformity Explorations in Mind and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780226501680, ISBN: HB: 9780226501543, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 line drawing, 9 tables
One of the major issues in cultural psychology is how to take diversity seriously while also acknowledging our shared humanity. This collection brings together leading figures in the field of cultural psychology to consider that question, addressing...
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£26,50
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£79,00
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Upriver The Turbulent Life and Times of an Amazonian People
ISBN: HB: 9780674368071, Harvard University Press, September 2014
360 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 21 halftones, 2 maps
In this remarkable story of one man's encounter with an indigenous people of Peru, Michael Brown guides his readers upriver into a contested zone of the Amazonian frontier, where more than 50,000 Awajun – renowned for their pugnacity and fierce indep...
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£21,95
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Unmasking the State Making Guinea Modern
ISBN: PB: 9780226925103, ISBN: HB: 9780226925097, University of Chicago Press, January 2013
312 pp., 23x15 cm, 6 maps, 8 tables, 12 halftones
When the Republic of Guinea gained independence in 1958, one of the first policies of the new state was a village-to-village eradication of masks and other ritual objects it deemed "fetishes". The Demystification Program, as it was called, was so urg...
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£25,00
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£76,00
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Upside Down Arctic Realities
ISBN: HB: 9780300169386, Yale University Press, April 2011
224 pp., 26.6x24.8 cm, 62 black&white illus., 132 colour illus.
Based on groundbreaking new scholarship, "Upside Down: Arctic Realities" brings together ancient and modern works from the Arctic region, including major sites in Russia and Alaska. The featured pieces dramatically illustrate the continuing influence...
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£35,00
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Ultimate Americans Point Hope Alaska: 1826-1909
ISBN: PB: 9781602230385, ISBN: HB: 9781602230279, University of Alaska Press, February 2010
368 pp., 25.5x17 cm, 30 halftones
The third volume in a series on Point Hope, Alaska, "Ultimate Americans" examines the first encounters between the native Tikigaq people and Anglo-Americans during the nineteenth century. Tom Lowenstein investigates the interactions between Native Al...
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£28,00
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£37,50
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