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Language in Culture The Semiotics of Interaction
ISBN: PB: 9780986132544, HAU, May 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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On Kings
ISBN: PB: 9780986132506, HAU, February 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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£22,00
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Two Lenins A Brief Anthropology of Time
ISBN: PB: 9780997367539, HAU, February 2018
112 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 7 halftones
Highly innovative and theoretically incisive, "Two Lenins" is the first book-length anthropological examination of how social reality can be organized around different yet concurrent ideas of time. Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov grounds his theoretical explo...
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£19,00
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Before and After Gender Sexual Mythologies of Everyday Life
ISBN: PB: 9780986132537, HAU, April 2016
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Written in the early 1970s amidst widespread debate over the causes of gender inequality, Marilyn Strathern's "Before and After Gender" was intended as a widely accessible analysis of gender as a powerful cultural code and sex as a defining mythology...
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£26,00
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Translating Worlds The Epistemological Space of Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780986132513, HAU, November 2015
245 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones
Set against the backdrop of anthropology's recent focus on various "turns" (whether ontological, ethical, or otherwise), this pathbreaking volume returns to the question of knowledge and the role of translation as a theoretical and ethnographic guide...
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£19,00
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Chimera Principle An Anthropology of Memory and Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780990505051, HAU, February 2015
375 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 96 halftones
Available in English for the first time, anthropologist Carlo Severi's "The Chimera Principle" breaks new theoretical ground for the study of ritual, iconographic technologies, and oral traditions among non-literate peoples. Setting himself against a...
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£26,00
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