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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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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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Cultural Histories of the Material World
ISBN: PB: 9781941792186, University of Chicago Press, Bard Graduate Center, November 2019
295 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Bringing together the work of over twenty international scholars from various disciplines, "Cultural Histories of the Material World" provides a substantial collection of works that explore materiality and material culture from a historical perspecti...
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£19,00
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Contesting Leviathan Activists, Hunters, and State Power in the Makah Whaling Conflict
ISBN: PB: 9780226657400, ISBN: HB: 9780226657370, University of Chicago Press, October 2019
248 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 22 halftones
In 1999, off the coast of the Pacific Northwest, the first gray whale in seven decades was killed by Makah whalers. The hunt marked the return of a centuries-old tradition and, predictably, set off a fierce political and environmental debate. Whalers...
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£24,00
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£68,00
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Colombia: Bajo Caguan-Caqueta
ISBN: HB: 9780982841983, University of Chicago Press, Field Museum of Natural History, September 2019
452 pp., 27.3x20.9 cm, 13 colour plates, 14 halftones
In April 2018, a large multidisciplinary team of geologists, biologists, social scientists, and local residents explored the rivers, forests, and human communities around the junction of the Caguan and Caqueta Rivers in the lowland Amazonian departme...
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£23,00
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Creolized Aurality Guadeloupean Gwoka and Postcolonial Politics
ISBN: PB: 9780226631776, ISBN: HB: 9780226631639, University of Chicago Press, June 2019
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 4 halftones, 7 line drawings
In the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, the complex interplay between anticolonial resistance and accommodation resounds in its music. Guadeloupean gwoka music – a secular, drum-based tradition – captures the entangled histories of French colonization...
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£23,00
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£68,00
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Creativity on Demand The Dilemmas of Innovation in an Accelerated Age
ISBN: PB: 9780226606972, ISBN: HB: 9780226606835, University of Chicago Press, February 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 6 halftones
Business consultants everywhere preach the benefits of innovation – and promise to help businesses reap them. A trendy industry, this type of consulting generates courses, workshops, books, and conferences that all claim to hold the secrets of succes...
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£21,00
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£62,00
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Critical Terms for Animal Studies
ISBN: PB: 9780226355429, ISBN: HB: 9780226355399, University of Chicago Press, November 2018
448 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 figure, 1 table
Animal Studies is a rapidly growing interdisciplinary field devoted to examining, understanding, and critically evaluating the complex relationships between humans and other animals. Scholarship in Animal Studies draws on a variety of methodologies t...
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£25,00
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£74,00
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Capturing Imagination A Proposal for an Anthropology of Thought
ISBN: PB: 9780999157008, University of Chicago Press, HAU, November 2018
260 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 95 colour plates
We have all found ourselves involuntarily addressing inanimate objects as though they were human. For a fleeting instant, we act as though our cars and computers can hear us. In situations like ritual or play, objects acquire a range of human charact...
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£27,00
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