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Numbers and the Making of Us Counting and the Course of Human Cultures
ISBN: PB: 9780674237810, ISBN: HB: 9780674504431, Harvard University Press, April 2019
312 pp., 21x14 cm, 7 photos, 1 illus.
Carved into our past, woven into our present, numbers shape our perceptions of the world and of ourselves much more than we commonly think. "Numbers and the Making of Us" is a sweeping account of how numbers radically enhanced our species' cognitive...
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Neighborhood of Gods The Sacred and the Visible at the Margins of Mumbai
ISBN: PB: 9780226494906, ISBN: HB: 9780226494876, University of Chicago Press, December 2018
336 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
There are many holy cities in India, but Mumbai is not usually named as one of them. More popular images of the city capture the world's collective imagination – as a Bollywood fantasia or a slumland dystopia. Yet for many, if not most people who liv...
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£27,00
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£68,00
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Dark Matter of the Mind The Culturally Articulated Unconscious
ISBN: PB: 9780226526782, ISBN: HB: 9780226070766, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones, 18 line drawings, 2 tables
Is it in our nature to be altruistic, or evil, to make art, use tools, or create language? Is it in our nature to think in any particular way? For Daniel L. Everett, the answer is a resounding no: it isn't in our nature to do any of these things beca...
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Cuban Fiestas
ISBN: PB: 9780300177886, ISBN: HB: 9780300167061, Yale University Press, March 2012
376 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 4 black&white illus., 17 colour illus.
In the Cuban town of Sagua la Grande, a young Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria peers out the window of his family home on the morning of the Nochebuena fiesta as preparations begin for the slaughter of a feast day pig. The author recalls "watching them at...
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Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes Second Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780226206837, University of Chicago Press, November 2011
320 pp., 23x15 cm
In "Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes", Robert M. Emerson, Rachel I. Fretz, and Linda L. Shaw present a series of guidelines, suggestions, and practical advice for creating useful fieldnotes in a variety of settings, demystifying a process that is ofte...
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£16,50
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Anthropology at War World War I and the Science of Race in Germany
ISBN: PB: 9780226222684, ISBN: HB: 9780226222677, University of Chicago Press, September 2010
312 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
Between 1914 and 1918, German anthropologists conducted their work in the midst of full-scale war. The discipline was relatively new in German academia when World War I broke out, and, as Andrew D. Evans reveals in this illuminating book, its develop...
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£26,50
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£79,00
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