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Old Thiess, a Livonian Werewolf A Classic Case in Comparative Perspective
ISBN: PB: 9780226674414, ISBN: HB: 9780226674384, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
272 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 12 halftones, 3 tables
In 1691, a Livonian peasant known as Old Thiess boldly announced before a district court that he was a werewolf. Yet far from being a diabolical monster, he insisted, he was one of the "hounds of God", fierce guardians who battled sorcerers, witches,...
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£20,00
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Owners of Kinship Asymmetrical Relations in Indigenous Amazonia
ISBN: PB: 9780997367591, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 halftones, 5 maps, 2 line drawings
"The Owners of Kinship" investigates how kinship in Indigenous Amazonia is derived from the asymmetrical relation between an "owner" and his or her dependents. Through a comprehensive ethnography of the Kanamari, Luiz Costa shows how this relationshi...
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£26,50
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On Kings
ISBN: PB: 9780986132506, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2018
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In anthropology as much as in popular imagination, kings are figures of fascination and intrigue, heroes or tyrants in ways presidents and prime ministers can never be. This collection of essays by two of the world's most distinguished anthropologist...
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Oduduwa's Chain Locations of Culture in the Yoruba-Atlantic
ISBN: PB: 9780226506418, ISBN: HB: 9780226506388, University of Chicago Press, November 2017
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 22 halftones, 1 map
Yoruba culture has been a part of the Americas for centuries, brought from Africa during the transatlantic slave trade and maintained in various forms ever since. In "Oduduwa's Chain", Andrew Apter explores a wide range of fascinating historical and...
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£22,50
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£67,50
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Ochre and Rust Artefacts and Encounters on Australian Frontiers
ISBN: HB: 9781849048392, Hurst Publishers, May 2017
448 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! "Ochre and Rust" offers a dazzling new perspective on frontier relations between Australia's Aboriginal peoples and European colonists. Nine museum artefacts take the reader into a fascinating zone of encounter and mutual curio...
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£25,00
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Ours to Lose When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City
ISBN: PB: 9780226399942, ISBN: HB: 9780226399805, University of Chicago Press, November 2016
344 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 13 halftones
Though New York's Lower East Side today is home to high-end condos and hip restaurants, it was for decades an infamous site of blight, open-air drug dealing, and class conflict – an emblematic example of the tattered state of 1970s and '80s Manhattan...
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£22,50
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£67,50
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On the Make The Hustle of Urban Nightlife
ISBN: PB: 9780226306728, ISBN: HB: 9780226305677, University of Chicago Press, May 2011
296 pp., 21.3x14.2 cm
David Grazian's riveting tour of downtown Philadelphia and its newly bustling nightlife scene reveals the city as an urban playground where everyone dabbles in games of chance and perpetrates elaborate cons. Entertainment in the city has evolved into...
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£21,00
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Origin of Table Manners Mythologiques, Volume 3
ISBN: PB: 9780226474939, University of Chicago Press, November 1990
552 pp., 23x15 cm, 8 maps and line drawings
Table of Symbols Foreword Part One: The Mystery of the Woman Cut Into Pieces 1. At the Scene of the Crime 2. A Clinging Half Part Two: From Myth to Novel 1. The Days and the Seasons 2. The Daily Round Part Three: The Canoe Journey of the Moon and...
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£32,50
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