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Feeling of History Islam, Romanticism, and Andalusia
ISBN: PB: 9780226746951, ISBN: HB: 9780226746814, University of Chicago Press, December 2020
216 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftones
Today it seems the lines between Europe and the Middle East, between Christian Europeans and Muslim immigrants in their midst, are hardening. Daily editorials compare the contemporary arrival of Muslim refugees with the "Muslim conquest of 711", warn...
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£22,00
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£76,00
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Glossolalia and the Problem of Language
ISBN: PB: 9780226749419, ISBN: HB: 9780226749389, University of Chicago Press, December 2020
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 28 halftones, 5 tables
Speaking in tongues is a worldwide phenomenon that dates back to the early Christian church. Commonly referred to as "glossolalia", it has been the subject of curiosity and vigorous debate for the past two centuries. Glossolalia is both celebrated as...
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£28,00
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£84,00
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Lakota America A New History of Indigenous Power
ISBN: PB: 9780300255256, ISBN: HB: 9780300215953, Yale University Press, November 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 54 black&white illus.
This first complete account of the Lakota Indians traces their rich and often surprising history from the early sixteenth to the early twenty?first century. Pekka Hنmنlنinen explores the Lakotas' roots as marginal hunter?gatherers and reveals how the...
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£16,99
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£25,00
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Colombia, Peru: Bajo Putumayo-Cotuhe Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 31
ISBN: PB: 9780982841990, University of Chicago Press, Renaissance Society, November 2020
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 colour plates
In October 2019, a large multidisciplinary team of geologists, biologists, social scientists, and local residents explored the rivers, forests, and human communities around the junction of the Putumayo and Cotuhe Rivers in the lowland Amazonian regio...
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£24,00
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Health and Disease in the Neolithic Lengyel Culture
ISBN: PB: 9788024645148, University of Chicago Press, Karolinum Press, November 2020
396 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! Lasting from around 4800 to 4000 BCE, the Lengyel culture helped usher in the Copper Age in Central Europe with the rise of mining, craft production, and the trading of copper and obsidian...
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£28,00
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Wild Thought A New Translation of "La Pensee sauvage"
ISBN: PB: 9780226413082, ISBN: HB: 9780226208015, University of Chicago Press, November 2020
328 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 20 halftones, 19 line drawings
Perhaps the most influential anthropologist of his generation, Claude Levi-Strauss left a profound mark on the development of twentieth-century thought, equal to that of phenomenology and existentialism. Through a fertile mixture of insights gleaned...
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£16,00
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£60,00
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Prehistoric Settlement Patterns in the Upper Huallaga Basin, Peru
ISBN: PB: 9780913516317, Yale University Press, October 2020
224 pp., 24.8x17.1 cm, 148 black&white illus.
This volume presents a new look at prehistoric settlement patterns in the Upper Huallaga Basin, Peru, from the Preceramic to the Late Intermediate Period. Though the political climate precluded investigations in this area after the 1960s, Matsumoto i...
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£25,00
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Science in the Forest, Science in the Past
ISBN: PB: 9781912808410, University of Chicago Press, HAU, October 2020
165 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This collection brings together leading social anthropologists, historians, philosophers of science and mathematics, and researchers in artificial intelligence to discuss the ontological presuppositions used in indigenous, Eastern, and Western societ...
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£24,00
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Search for Medieval Music in Africa and Germany, 1891-1961 Scholars, Singers, Missionaries
ISBN: HB: 9780226740348, University of Chicago Press, October 2020
360 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 halftones, 12 musical examples, 2 tables
This innovative book reassesses the history of musicology, unearthing the field's twentieth-century German and global roots. In the process, Anna Maria Busse Berger exposes previously unseen historical relationships such as those between the modern r...
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£44,00
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Witch's Hand Curing, Killing, Kinship, and Colonialism among the Lujere of New Guinea's River Basin
ISBN: PB: 9781912808458, University of Chicago Press, HAU, October 2020
500 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
From 1971 to 1972, William E. Mitchell undertook fieldwork on suffering and healing among the Lujere of Papua New Guinea's Upper Sepik River Basin. At a time when it was not yet common to make colonial agencies a subject of anthropological study, Mit...
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£32,00
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