Ewa Ledóchowicz - Książki według tematyki
Beyond Surgery Injury, Healing, and Religion at an Ethiopian Hospital
ISBN: PB: 9780226457291, ISBN: HB: 9780226457154, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
256 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 10 halftones
Over the past few decades, maternal childbirth injuries have become a potent symbol of Western biomedical intervention in Africa, affecting over one million women across the global south. Western-funded hospitals have sprung up, offering surgical sut...
PB: £20,50
HB: £64,00
Evolving God A Provocative View on the Origins of Religion (Expanded Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780226360898, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
304 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 8 halftones
Religion has been a central part of human experience since at least the dawn of recorded history. The gods change, as do the rituals, but the underlying desire remains – a desire to belong to something larger, greater, most lasting than our mortal, f...
PB: £13,00
Mediterranean Incarnate Region Formation between Sicily and Tunisia since World War II
ISBN: PB: 9780226451022, ISBN: HB: 9780226450971, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
288 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 21 halftones
In "The Mediterranean Incarnate", anthropologist Naor Ben-Yehoyada takes us aboard the "Naumachos" for a thirty-seven-day voyage in the fishing grounds between Sicily and Tunisia. He also takes us on a historical exploration of the past eighty years...
PB: £24,50
HB: £75,00
Mobile Secrets Youth, Intimacy, and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique
ISBN: PB: 9780226447575, ISBN: HB: 9780226447438, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
224 pp., 15.2x22.9 cm, 11 halftones
Now part and parcel of everyday life almost everywhere, mobile phones have radically transformed how we acquire and exchange information. Many anticipated that in Africa, where most have gone from no phone to mobile phone, improved access to telecomm...
PB: £22,50
HB: £67,50
Doing Style Youth and Mass Mediation in South India
ISBN: PB: 9780226327853, ISBN: HB: 9780226327716, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
352 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 27 halftones, 1 table
In "Doing Style", Constantine V. Nakassis explores the world of youth and mass media in South India, where what Tamil youth call "style" anchors their day-to-day lives and media worlds. Through intimate ethnographic descriptions of college life in Ta...
PB: £22,50
HB: £63,00
Spiritual Economy Gift Exchange in the Letters of Paul of Tarsus
ISBN: HB: 9780300220407, Yale University Press, March 2017
240 pp., 15.6x23.5 cm
Thomas Blanton sheds light on the philosophy surrounding gift giving in Paul's letters and on modern theories of gift exchange through the lens of religion. The exchange of gifts is a fundamental part of society and a foundational element in Greco-Ro...
HB: £45,00
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: £26,50
HB: £79,00
Truth about Crime Sovereignty, Knowledge, Social Order
ISBN: PB: 9780226424910, ISBN: HB: 9780226424880, University of Chicago Press, March 2017
336 pp., 15.2x22.8 cm, 4 halftones
In this book, renowned anthropologists Jean and John L. Comaroff make a startling but absolutely convincing claim about our modern era: it is not by our arts, our politics, or our science that we understand ourselves – it is by our crimes. Surveying...
PB: £20,50
HB: £65,00
Poetry and Thinking of the Chagga Contributions to East African Ethnology
ISBN: HB: 9781909930445, Signal Books, March 2017
224 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm
Bruno Gutmann (1876-1966) was a German Lutheran missionary. In 1902 he went to Chaggaland on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Deutsch-Ostafrika (now Tanzania) and stayed with brief interruptions for 36 years. Owing to his "intensive involvement with...
HB: £15,99
Echoes of Valhalla The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas
ISBN: HB: 9781780237152, Reaktion Books, March 2017
256 pp., 13.8x21.6 cm, 50 illus.
Tolkien's wizard Gandalf, Wagner's Valkyrie Brunnhilde, Marvel's superhero the Mighty Thor and the Vikings heading for Valhalla in Led Zeppelin's 'Immigrant Song': these are just a few examples of how Icelandic medieval literature has shaped the huma...
HB: £16,95