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Anthropology A Continental Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780226925073, ISBN: HB: 9780226925066, University of Chicago Press, April 2013
424 pp., 23x15 cm, 22 halftones
Originally published in German, Christoph Wulf's "Anthropology" sets its sights on a topic as ambitious as its title suggests: anthropology itself. Arguing for an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to anthropology that incorporates science,...
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£28,50
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£85,00
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Khanty People of the Taiga Survivng the Twentieth Century
ISBN: PB: 9781602231245, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2011
496 pp., 22.6x15.2 cm, 15 figures, 80 halftones
Drawing on nearly twenty years of fieldwork, as well as ethnohistory, politics, and economics, this volume takes a close look at changes in the lives of the indigenous Siberian Khanty people and draws crucial connections between those changes and the...
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£30,00
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Sinister Yogis
ISBN: PB: 9780226895147, ISBN: HB: 9780226895130, University of Chicago Press, March 2011
376 pp., 22.6x15.2 cm, 24 halftones
Since the 1960s, yoga has become a billion-dollar industry in the West, attracting housewives and hipsters, New Agers and the old-aged. But our modern conception of yoga derives much from nineteenth-century European spirituality, and the true story o...
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£25,00
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£39,00
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Heart for the Work Journeys through an African Medical School
ISBN: PB: 9780226893273, ISBN: HB: 9780226893259, University of Chicago Press, September 2010
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 tables, 1 halftone
Burnout is common among doctors in the West, so one might assume that a medical career in Malawi, one of the poorest countries in the world, would place far greater strain on the idealism that drives many doctors. But, as "A Heart for the Work" makes...
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£24,00
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£70,50
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Pilgrims of Love The Anthropology of a Global Sufi Cult
ISBN: PB: 9781850656517, Hurst Publishers, January 2004
360 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! "In Pilgrims of Love", Pnina Werbner traces the development of a Sufi Naqshbandi order founded by a living saint, Zindapir, whose cult originated in Pakistan and has extended globally to Britain, Europe, the Middle East, and So...
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£35,00
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Gypsy World The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead
ISBN: PB: 9780226899299, ISBN: HB: 9780226899282, University of Chicago Press, June 2003
115 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 22 halftones
For many of us, one of the most important ways of coping with the death of a close relative is talking about them, telling all who will listen what they meant to us. Yet the Gypsies of central France, the Manus, not only do not speak of their dead, t...
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£21,00
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£34,50
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