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Immensity of Being Singular Approaching Migrant Lives in S?o Paulo Through Resonance
ISBN: PB: 9781912808571, University of Chicago Press, HAU, July 2021
70 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In this powerful new work, Simone Toji reconsiders ethnography as a form of appreciation of the contradictions inherent in the making of life itself. Recovering Bronislaw Malinowski's idea of the "imponderabilia of actual life" as an inspiring ethnog...
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£16,00
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Crooked Cats Beastly Encounters in the Anthropocene
ISBN: PB: 9780226771922, ISBN: HB: 9780226771892, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
How do humans live near big cats – tigers, leopards, and lions – that may or may not be predatory? Though they are popularly known as "man eaters", this new book by anthropologist Nayanika Mathur reframes them as cats that have gone off the straight...
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£22,00
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£66,00
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Culture as Judicial Evidence Expert Testimony in Latin America
ISBN: PB: 9781947602632, University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press, May 2021
325 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In Latin America, as early as 1975 testimony given under oath by anthropologists has been applied in the civil law systems in a number of Latin American countries.  Called peritajes antropologicos culturales, this testimony can come in the form of wr...
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£30,00
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Ripples of the Universe Spirituality in Sedona, Arizona
ISBN: PB: 9780226778075, ISBN: HB: 9780226777917, University of Chicago Press, May 2021
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 21 halftones
Ask a random American what springs to mind about Sedona, Arizona, and they will almost certainly mention New Age spirituality. Nestled among stunning sandstone formations, Sedona has built an identity completely intertwined with that of the permanent...
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£24,00
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£76,00
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Routine Crisis An Ethnography of Disillusion
ISBN: PB: 9780226752785, ISBN: HB: 9780226752648, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Argentina, once heralded as the future of capitalist progress, has a long history of economic volatility. In 2001-2002, a financial crisis led to its worst economic collapse, precipitating a dramatic currency devaluation, the largest sovereign defaul...
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£22,00
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£76,00
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In Honor of Fadime Murder and Shame
ISBN: PB: 9780226896878, University of Chicago Press, April 2021
314 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In 2002 young Fadime Sahindal was brutally murdered by her own father. She belonged to a family of Kurdish immigrants who had lived in Sweden for almost two decades. But Fadime's relationship with a man outside of their community had deeply dishonore...
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£16,00
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Gathering Medicines Nation and Knowledge in China's Mountain South
ISBN: PB: 9780226763651, ISBN: HB: 9780226763514, University of Chicago Press, March 2021
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones, 3 tables
In the early 2000s, the central government of China encouraged all of the nation's registered minorities to "salvage, sort, synthesize, and elevate" folk medical knowledges in an effort to create local health care systems comparable to the nationally...
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£28,00
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£84,00
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Surviving the Americas Garifuna Persistence from Nicaragua to New York City
ISBN: PB: 9781947602113, University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press, February 2021
145 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"Surviving the Americas" is an intersectional analysis of Garifuna communities in the Americas, with an emphasis on those in Nicaragua and the United States. Serena Cosgrove and Jose Idiaquez provide a platform for the voices of indigenous peoples th...
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£31,00
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Fake Anthropological Keywords
ISBN: PB: 9780997367577, University of Chicago Press, HAU, February 2021
120 pp., 17.7x10 cm, 6 halftones
Fakes, forgery, counterfeits, hoaxes, frauds, knock-offs – such terms speak, ostensibly, to the inverse of truth or the obverse of authenticity and sincerity. Do all cultures equally spend an incredible amount of energy and labor on detecting differe...
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£11,50
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Museum in the Cultural Sciences Collecting, Displaying, and Interpreting Material Culture in the Twentieth Century
ISBN: HB: 9781941792162, University of Chicago Press, Bard Graduate Center, February 2021
394 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In early twentieth-century Berlin, Wilhelm von Bode sparked a controversy with his sweeping proposal to reorganize a group of the city's museums. Debates about the role and structure of museums played out in 1907 and 1910 with two striking series of...
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£52,00
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