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Ways of Baloma Rethinking Magic and Kinship From the Trobriands
ISBN: PB: 9780997367560, University of Chicago Press, HAU, November 2017
390 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 25 halftones, 4 line drawings
Bronislaw Malinowski's path-breaking research in the Trobriand Islands shaped much of modern anthropology's disciplinary paradigm. Yet many conundrums remain. For example, Malinowski asserted that baloma spirits of the dead were responsible for procr...
Reciprocity and Redistribution in Andean Civilizations The 1969 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
ISBN: PB: 9780997367553, University of Chicago Press, HAU, September 2017
170 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 14 colour plates, 3 maps
John V. Murra's Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures, originally given in 1969, are the only major study of the Andean "avenue towards civilization". Collected and published for the first time here, they offer a powerful and insistent perspective on the Andea...
Gift Expanded Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780990505006, University of Chicago Press, HAU, May 2016
237 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Scan down a list of essential works in any introduction to anthropology course and you are likely to see Marcel Mauss' masterpiece, The Gift. With this new translation, Mauss' classic essay is returned to its original context, published alongside the...
Meaning of Money in China and the United States The 1986 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
ISBN: PB: 9780990505020, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2015
130 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 32 colour plates, 1 halftone, 1 figure
When Emily Martin delivered the annual Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures at the University of Rochester in 1986, she took as her subject the meaning of money in China and the United States. Though the topic is of perennial interest – and never more so than...