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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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Gifted Passage Young Men in Classic Maya Art and Text
ISBN: HB: 9780300228960, Yale University Press, February 2018
256 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 56 colour illus., 49 black&white illus.
In this thought-provoking book, preeminent scholar Stephen Houston turns his attention to the crucial role of young males in Classic Maya society, drawing on evidence from art, writing, and material culture. "The Gifted Passage" establishes that adol...
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£60,00
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Gifts and Commodities
ISBN: PB: 9780990505013, HAU, March 2015
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 68 line drawings, 3 maps, 58 tables
Christopher A. Gregory's "Gifts and Commodities" is one of the undisputed classics of economic anthropology. On its publication in 1982, it spurred intense, ongoing debates about gifts and gifting, value, exchange, and the place of political economy...
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£26,00
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Genealogical Science The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology
ISBN: PB: 9780226154701, ISBN: HB: 9780226201405, University of Chicago Press, May 2014
328 pp., 23x15 cm,
"The Genealogical Science" analyzes the scientific work and social implications of the flourishing field of genetic history. A biological discipline that relies on genetic data in order to reconstruct the geographic origins of contemporary population...
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£22,00
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£34,00
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Global Pigeon
ISBN: PB: 9780226002088, ISBN: HB: 9780226001890, University of Chicago Press, March 2013
288 pp., 23x15 cm, 37 halftones, 10 colour illus.
The pigeon is the quintessential city bird. Domesticated thousands of years ago as a messenger and a source of food, its presence on our sidewalks is so common that people consider the bird a nuisance – if they notice it at all. Yet pigeons are also...
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£24,00
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£69,00
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Gwich'in Athabascan Implements History, Manufacture, and Usage According to Reverend David Salmon
ISBN: PB: 9781602231443, University of Alaska Press, November 2011
202 pp., 28x21.5 cm, 73 halftones, 43 line illus.
The most detailed and well-illustrated study of material culture for any northern Athabascan language group to date, "Gwich'in Athabascan Implements" reproduces pre- and early post-contact tools that are historically important to the Athabaskan peopl...
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£34,00
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Gifts of the Sultan The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts
ISBN: HB: 9780300171105, Yale University Press, June 2011
352 pp., 25x15 cm, 250 colour illus.
The giving of gifts both delights the recipient and pleases the giver. Practised in all societies, gift exchange has a history as long as humanity. This gloriously illustrated catalogue is the first investigation of gift-giving and its impact on the...
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£45,00
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Gypsy World The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead
ISBN: PB: 9780226899299, ISBN: HB: 9780226899282, University of Chicago Press, June 2003
115 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 22 halftones
For many of us, one of the most important ways of coping with the death of a close relative is talking about them, telling all who will listen what they meant to us. Yet the Gypsies of central France, the Manus, not only do not speak of their dead, t...
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£21,00
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£34,00
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