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Relative Native Essays on Indigenous Conceptual Worlds
ISBN: PB: 9780990505037, HAU, March 2016
412 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 3 figures
This volume is the first to collect the most influential essays and lectures of Eduardo Viveiros de Castro. Published in a wide variety of venues, and often difficult to find, the pieces are brought together here for the first time in a one major vol...
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Four Lectures on Ethics Anthropological Perspectives
ISBN: PB: 9780990505075, HAU, November 2015
245 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Anthropology has recently seen a lively interest in the subject of ethics and comparative notions of morality and freedom. This masterclass brings together four of the most eminent anthropologists working in this field – Michael Lambek, Veena Das, Di...
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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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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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Meaning of Money in China and the United States The 1986 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures
ISBN: PB: 9780990505020, 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...
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Magic A Theory from the South
ISBN: PB: 9780990505099, HAU, March 2015
160 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 14 halftones
Though his work was little known outside Italian intellectual circles for most of the twentieth century, anthropologist and historian of religions Ernesto de Martino is now recognized as one of the most original thinkers in the field. This book is te...
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Anti-Witch
ISBN: PB: 9780990505044, HAU, March 2015
232 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 28 colour plates
Jeanne Favret-Saada is arguably one of France's most brilliant anthropologists, and "The Anti-Witch" is nothing less than a masterpiece. A synthesis of ethnographic theory and psychoanalytic revelation, where the line between researcher and subject i...
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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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