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Lost Maps of the Caliphs Drawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo
ISBN: HB: 9781851244911, Bodleian Library Publishing, December 2018
368 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 25 colour illus., 69 black&white illus.
About a millennium ago, in Cairo, someone completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, our unknown author guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands, f...
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£40,00
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Language in Culture The Semiotics of Interaction
ISBN: PB: 9780986132544, HAU, November 2018
380 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 80 halftones
This book offers a rich assortment of some of Michael Silverstein's most important lectures at the University of Chicago over the past forty years, all of which converge on theoretical issues involved in the semiotic, cognitive, and sociopolitical st...
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£15,00
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Language and Prehistory of the Indo-European Peoples A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective
ISBN: HB: 9788763545310, Museum Tusculanum Press, February 2018
350 pp., 24.1x16.1 cm, 4 colour plates, 7 halftones, 2 maps, 3 line drawings
Our knowledge of neolithic and bronze age Europe is growing rapidly, and this book offers a major contribution to our understanding of the language and history of the peoples of that period. The editors have taken a deliberately cross-disciplinary ap...
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£61,00
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Legacies, Logics, Logistics Essays in the Anthropology of the Platform Economy
ISBN: PB: 9780226326870, ISBN: HB: 9780226326733, University of Chicago Press, April 2016
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 3 halftones, 1 line drawing
"Legacies, Logics, Logistics" brings together a set of essays, written both before and after the financial crisis of 2007-2008, by eminent Africanist and economic anthropologist Jane I. Guyer. Each was written initially for a conference on a defined...
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£22,00
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£63,00
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Lost Paradise Andalusi Music in Urban North Africa
ISBN: PB: 9780226327235, ISBN: HB: 9780226327068, University of Chicago Press, April 2016
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 1 line drawing
For more than a century, urban North Africans have sought to protect and revive Andalusi music, a prestigious Arabic-language performance tradition said to originate in the "lost paradise" of medieval Islamic Spain. Yet despite the Andalusi repertoir...
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£22,00
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£63,00
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Last Blank Spaces Exploring Africa and Australia
ISBN: PB: 9780674503861, Harvard University Press, March 2015
368 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 2 maps, 1 table, 15 halftones
For a British Empire that stretched across much of the globe at the start of the nineteenth century, the interiors of Africa and Australia remained intriguing mysteries. The challenge of opening these continents to imperial influence fell to a proto-...
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£16,00
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Lifeworlds Essays in Existential Anthropology
ISBN: PB: 9780226923659, ISBN: HB: 9780226923642, University of Chicago Press, December 2012
360 pp., 23x15 cm
Michael Jackson's "Lifeworlds" is a masterful collection of essays, the culmination of a career aimed at understanding the relationship between anthropology and philosophy. Seeking the truths that are found in the interstices between examiner and exa...
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£25,00
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£78,00
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Laughing at Leviathan Sovereignty and Audience in West Papua
ISBN: PB: 9780226731988, ISBN: HB: 9780226731971, University of Chicago Press, April 2012
320 pp., 23x15 cm, 18 halftones
For West Papua and its people, the promise of sovereignty has never been realized, despite a long and fraught struggle for independence from Indonesia. In "Laughing at Leviathan", Danilyn Rutherford examines this struggle through a series of interloc...
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£25,00
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£79,00
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