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Governor's Residence in Tranquebar The House and the Daily Life of Its People, 1750-1845
ISBN: HB: 9788763543880, Museum Tusculanum Press, February 2018
432 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm,
The history of contacts between India and Europe tends to be dominated by the British, but Denmark also played a role on the subcontinent in the colonial era. This book offers insight into that history via a close look at one very specific part of it...
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£45,00
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Qanemcit Amllertut / Many Stories to Tell Tales of Humans and Animals from Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602233362, University of Alaska Press, November 2017
392 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 12 colour plates
This bilingual collection shares new translations of old stories recorded over the last four decades though interviews with Yup'ik elders from throughout southwest Alaska. Some are true qulirat (traditional tales), while others are recent. Some are w...
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£30,00
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Fishing How the Sea Fed Civilization
ISBN: HB: 9780300215342, Yale University Press, October 2017
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 39 black&white illus.
In this history of fishing – not as sport but as sustenance – archaeologist and best-selling author Brian Fagan argues that fishing was an indispensable and often overlooked element in the growth of civilization. It sustainably provided enough food t...
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£25,00
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Writing the World of Policing The Difference Ethnography Makes
ISBN: PB: 9780226497648, ISBN: HB: 9780226497501, University of Chicago Press, October 2017
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
As policing has recently become a major topic of public debate, it was also a growing area of ethnographic research. "Writing the World of Policing" brings together an international roster of scholars who have conducted fieldwork studies of law enfor...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Revenge A Short Enquiry into Retribution
ISBN: HB: 9781780238401, Reaktion Books, October 2017
224 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm,
Revenge is a primal force at the heart of conflict and justice, as ancient as humanity itself. It persists in all societies and we are fascinated by it, as countless novels, dramas, films and computer games attest. "Getting even" can restore the bala...
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£14,00
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Mothers on the Move Reproducing Belonging between Africa and Europe
ISBN: PB: 9780226389882, ISBN: HB: 9780226389745, University of Chicago Press, November 2016
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 15 halftones, 1 table
The massive scale and complexity of international migration today tends to obscure the nuanced ways migrant families seek a sense of belonging. In this book, Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg takes readers back and forth between Cameroon and Germany to explo...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Ciulirnerunak Yuuyaqunak/Do Not Live Without an Elder The Subsistence Way of Life in Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602232976, University of Alaska Press, October 2016
400 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 52 halftones, 4 maps
In October of 2010, six men who were serving on the board of the Calista Elders Council (CEC) gathered in Anchorage with CEC staff to spend three days speaking about the subsistence way of life. The men shared stories of their early years growing up...
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£30,00
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Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange A Financial History of Victorian Science
ISBN: PB: 9780226360447, ISBN: HB: 9780226360300, University of Chicago Press, August 2016
416 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 12 halftones
Uncovering strange plots by early British anthropologists to use scientific status to manipulate the stock market, "Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange" tells a provocative story that marries the birth of the social sciences with the exploits of gl...
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£26,00
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£73,00
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Comparing Impossibilities Selected Essays of Sally Falk Moore
ISBN: PB: 9780986132551, HAU, June 2016
325 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Few scholars have had a more varied career than Sally Falk Moore. Once a lawyer for an elite New York law firm, her career has led her to the Nuremberg trials where she prepared cases against major industrialists, to Harvard, to the Spanish archives...
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£26,00
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Anguyiim Nalliini / Time of Warring The History of Bow-and-Arrow Warfare in Southwest Alaska
ISBN: PB: 9781602232914, University of Alaska Press, May 2016
320 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 16 colour plates, 8 maps
This book draws on little-known oral histories from the Yup'ik people of southwest Alaska to detail a period of bow-and-arrow warfare that took place in the region between 1300 and 1800. The result of more than thirty years of research, discussion, a...
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£30,00
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