Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według tematyki
"Man-with Variations" Interviews with Franz Boas and Colleagues, 1937
ISBN: PB: 9780996635516, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
75 pp., 11.4x17.8 cm
"The most interesting human beings, so far as talk is concerned, are anthropologists, farmers, prostitutes, psychiatrists, and the occasional bartender". So wrote Joseph Mitchell, the legendary New Yorker journalist and chronicler of the full spectru...
PB: £9,00
"That the People Might Live" Loss and Renewal in Native American Elegy
ISBN: HB: 9780801451386, Cornell University Press, November 2012
256 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 12 black&white illus.
The word "elegy" comes from the Ancient Greek elogos, meaning a mournful poem or song, in particular, a song of grief in response to loss. Because mourning and memorialization are so deeply embedded in the human condition, all human societies have de...
HB: £38,95
'Injuns!' Native Americans in the Movies
ISBN: PB: 9781861892799, Reaktion Books, May 2006
272 pp., 12x17 cm, 75 illus.
The indispensable sage, fierce enemy, silent sidekick: the role of Native Americans in film has been largely confined to identities defined by the "white" perspective. Many studies have analysed these simplistic stereotypes of Native American culture...
PB: £12,00
1912 Yale Peruvian Scientific Expedition Collections from Machu Picchu Human and Animal Remains
ISBN: PB: 9780913516218, Yale University Press, November 2010
198 pp., 17.2x24.5 cm, 12 charts, 60 black&white illus.
This second book in the Yale University Publications in Anthropology series dedicated to the Machu Picchu collections recovered early in the twentieth century from Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham and the Yale Peruvian Scientific Expeditions analyzes th...
PB: £15,00
2001 and Counting Kubrick, Nietzsche, and Anthropology
ISBN: PB: 9780984201051, University of Chicago Press, February 2014
100 pp., 11.5x17.7 cm, 2 halftones
Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" is widely recognized as a cult classic. Despite mixed critical reception, the dark and difficult movie mesmerized audiences at the time of its initial screening in 1968 and went on to become one the highest g...
PB: £10,00
Accompaniment Assembling the Contemporary
ISBN: PB: 9780226701707, ISBN: HB: 9780226701691, University of Chicago Press, October 2011
248 pp., 14x22 cm
In this culmination of his search for anthropological concepts and practices appropriate to the twenty-first century, Paul Rabinow contends that to make sense of the contemporary anthropologists must invent new forms of inquiry. He begins with an ext...
PB: £22,50
HB: £58,50
Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods The Ramlila of Ramnagar
ISBN: PB: 9781905422203, ISBN: HB: 9781905422197, Seagull Books, June 2006
258 pp., 15.8x23.4 cm, 62 halftones
The Ramlila at Ramnagar, Varanasi is a unique theatrical and religious event, an annual, month-long enactment of the Ramayana story. The performance covers a whole town and involves an entire community. Men, women and children follow the course of th...
PB: £24,00
HB: £79,00
Affective Circuits African Migrations to Europe and the Pursuit of Social Regeneration
ISBN: PB: 9780226405155, ISBN: HB: 9780226405018, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
352 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 23 halftones
The influx of African migrants into Europe in recent years has raised important issues about changing labor economies, new technologies of border control, and the effects of armed conflict. But attention to such broad questions often obscures a funda...
PB: £24,50
HB: £73,50
African Futures Essays on Crisis, Emergence, and Possibility
ISBN: PB: 9780226402383, ISBN: HB: 9780226402246, University of Chicago Press, February 2017
264 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 2 halftones, 1 table
Civil wars, corporate exploitation, AIDS, and Ebola – but also democracy, burgeoning cities, and unprecedented communication and mobility: the future of Africa has never been more uncertain. Indeed, that future is one of the most complex issues in co...
PB: £21,00
HB: £63,00
Afterlives The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages
ISBN: HB: 9781501702617, Cornell University Press, July 2016
360 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm
Simultaneously real and unreal, the dead are people, yet they are not. The society of medieval Europe developed a rich set of imaginative traditions about death and the afterlife, using the dead as a point of entry for thinking about the self, regene...
HB: £26,95