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Deaf Space in Adamorobe An Ethnographic Study in a Village in Ghana
ISBN: HB: 9781563686320, Gallaudet University Press, April 2015
262 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 tables, 11 figures, 24 photos
Shared signing communities consist of a relatively high number of hereditarily deaf people living together with hearing people in relative isolation. In the United States, Martha's Vineyard gained mythical fame as a paradise for deaf people where eve...
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£60,00
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Data Now Bigger and Better!
ISBN: PB: 9780984201068, University of Chicago Press, Prickly Paradigm Press, March 2015
104 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
Data is too big to be left to the data analysts".Data: Now Bigger and Better!" brings together researchers whose work is deeply informed by the conceptual frameworks of anthropology – frameworks that are comparative as well as field-based. From kinsh...
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£10,00
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Magic A Theory from the South
ISBN: PB: 9780990505099, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2015
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
Though his work was little known outside Italian intellectual circles for most of the twentieth century, anthropologist and historian of religions Ernesto de Martino is now recognized as one of the most original thinkers in the field. This book is te...
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£26,50
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Anti-Witch
ISBN: PB: 9780990505044, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2015
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 28 colour plates
Jeanne Favret-Saada is arguably one of France's most brilliant anthropologists, and "The Anti-Witch" is nothing less than a masterpiece. A synthesis of ethnographic theory and psychoanalytic revelation, where the line between researcher and subject i...
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£19,00
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Gifts and Commodities
ISBN: PB: 9780990505013, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2015
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 68 line drawings, 3 maps, 58 tables
Christopher A. Gregory's "Gifts and Commodities" is one of the undisputed classics of economic anthropology. On its publication in 1982, it spurred intense, ongoing debates about gifts and gifting, value, exchange, and the place of political economy...
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£26,50
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Cruel Attachments The Ritual Rehab of Child Molesters in Germany
ISBN: PB: 9780226233918, ISBN: HB: 9780226233888, University of Chicago Press, March 2015
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 10 halftones
There is no more seemingly incorrigible criminal type than the child sex offender. Said to suffer from a deeply rooted paraphilia, he is often considered as outside the moral limits of the human, profoundly resistant to change. Despite these assessme...
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£28,00
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£86,50
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Chimera Principle An Anthropology of Memory and Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780990505051, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2015
375 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 96 halftones
Available in English for the first time, anthropologist Carlo Severi's "The Chimera Principle" breaks new theoretical ground for the study of ritual, iconographic technologies, and oral traditions among non-literate peoples. Setting himself against a...
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£26,50
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