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Place of Religion in Chicago
With "The Place of Religion in Chicago", Wilbur Zelinsky and Stephen A. Matthews provide the first detailed, systematic geographical study of the religious landscape of Chicago. Zelinsky and Matthews have scoured the city – from the South Side to the...
Latinos in American Society
Families and Communities in Transition
ISBN: PB: 9780801476570,
ISBN: HB: 9780801449383,
Cornell University Press
15.5x23.6 cm, 29 tables, 3 graphs
It is well known that Latinos in the United States bear a disproportionate burden of low educational attainment, high residential segregation, and low visibility in the national political landscape. In "Latinos in American Society", Ruth Enid Zambran...
A Continental Perspective
Originally published in German, Christoph Wulf's "Anthropology" sets its sights on a topic as ambitious as its title suggests: anthropology itself. Arguing for an interdisciplinary and intercultural approach to anthropology that incorporates science,...
Mythology in Our Language
Remarks on Frazer's Golden Bough
In 1931 Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote his famous "Remarks on Frazer's "Golden Bough"", published posthumously in 1967. At that time, anthropology and philosophy were in close contact – continental thinkers drew heavily on anthropology's theoretical terms...
The Silence of the Living and the Voices of the Dead
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...
The Evolutionary Origins of the Human Face
ISBN: HB: 9780674725522,
Harvard University Press
15.2x22.8 cm, 22 colour illus., 54 line illus., 2 graphs
Humans possess the most expressive faces in the animal kingdom. Adam Wilkins presents evidence ranging from the fossil record to recent findings of genetics, molecular biology, and developmental biology to reconstruct the fascinating story of how the...
Cultures of Milk
The Biology and Meaning of Dairy Products in the United States and India
Milk is the only food mammals produce naturally to feed their offspring. The human species is the only one that takes milk from other animals and consumes it beyond weaning age. "Cultures of Milk" contrasts the practices of the world's two leading mi...
People of the Taiga Survivng the Twentieth Century
Drawing on nearly twenty years of fieldwork, as well as ethnohistory, politics, and economics, this volume takes a close look at changes in the lives of the indigenous Siberian Khanty people and draws crucial connections between those changes and the...
Since the 1960s, yoga has become a billion-dollar industry in the West, attracting housewives and hipsters, New Agers and the old-aged. But our modern conception of yoga derives much from nineteenth-century European spirituality, and the true story o...
Pilgrims of Love
The Anthropology of a Global Sufi Cult
"In Pilgrims of Love", Pnina Werbner traces the development of a Sufi Naqshbandi order founded by a living saint, Zindapir, whose cult originated in Pakistan and has extended globally to Britain, Europe, the Middle East, and Southern Africa. Drawing...