An Intimate Journey

Waka Aoyama

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781920901448
  • Publication Date: Apr 2021
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Anthropological Approaches to Understanding Consumption Patterns and Consumer Behavior

Valentina Chkoniya

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781799831150
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Handbook of Research on Cultural Heritage and Its Impact on Territory Innovation and Development

Lídia Oliveira

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781799867012
  • Publication Date: Nov 2020
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Till Death Do Us Part

Allan Amanik

A comprehensive study of how burial customs highlight social status and class

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781496827883
  • Publication Date: Mar 2020
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The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange

Tracy K. Betsinger

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781683401032
  • Publication Date: Jan 2020
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Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America

Marí­a del Pilar Blanco

Challenging the common view that Latin America has lagged behind Europe and North America in the global history of science, this volume reveals that the region has long been a center for scientific innovation and imagination. It highlights the important relationship between science, politics, and culture in Latin American history.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781683401483
  • Publication Date: May 2020
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Handmade in Cuba

Ruth Behar

This collection is an in-depth examination of Ediciones Vigía, an artisanal press that published exquisite books crafted from simple supplies during some of Cuba's most dire economic periods. Vividly illustrated, this volume shows how the publishing collective responded to the nation's changing historical and political situation from the margins of society.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781683401520
  • Publication Date: Jul 2020
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Bioarchaeology and Identity Revisited

Kelly J. Knudson

This volume highlights new directions in the study of social identities in past populations. Contributors expand the scope of the field regionally, methodically, and theoretically, moving behind the previous focus on single aspects of identity by demonstrating multi-scalar approaches and by explicitly addressing intersectionality in the archaeological record.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781683401537
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Intimate Geopolitics

Sara Smith

Intimate Geopolitics is the story of love and territory in the Himalayan region of Ladakh, in India’s Jammu and Kashmir State. This book takes on global processes of “demographic fever dreams,” which animate political movements, by understanding them in a deeply rooted local context and through the lives of ordinary people making decisions about love, babies, and the future.  

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813598574
  • Publication Date: Mar 2020
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Walling In and Walling Out

Laura McAtackney

The contributors to this volume illuminate the roles and uses of walls around the world--in contexts ranging from historic neighborhoods to contemporary national borders.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780826361233
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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What the Signs Say

Shonna Trinch

How retail signs help create the space and experience of Brooklyn

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780826522771
  • Publication Date: Jun 2020
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Language, Coffee, and Migration on an Andean-Amazonian Frontier

Nicholas Q. Emlen

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780816540709
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Narratives of Persistence

Lee Panich

Narratives of Persistence charts the remarkable persistence of California’s Ohlone and Paipai people over the past five centuries. Lee M. Panich draws connections between the events and processes of the deeper past and the way the Ohlone and Paipai today understand their own histories and identities.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780816540778
  • Publication Date: Apr 2020
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Ruins, Caves, Gods, and Incense Burners

Didier Boremanse

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781607817321
  • Publication Date: May 2020
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The Real Business of Ancient Maya Economies

Marilyn A. Masson

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813066295
  • Publication Date: Sep 2020
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Revolting Things

Paul R. Mullins

In this book, Paul Mullins examines a wide variety of material objects and landscapes that induce anxiety, provoke unpleasantness, or simply revolt us, looking at the way the material world shapes how we imagine, express, and negotiate difficult historical experiences.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9780813066714
  • Publication Date: Jun 2020
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The Edible Gardens of Ethiopia

Valentina Peveri

Based on prolonged engagement with this “virtuous” plant of southwestern Ethiopia, this book provides a nuanced reading of the ensete ventricosum (avant-)garden and explores how the life in tiny, diverse, and womanly plots may indeed offers alternative visions of nature, food policy, and conservation efforts.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780816541157
  • Publication Date: Nov 2020
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The Sounds of Social Space

Paul Kendall

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780824888381
  • Publication Date: Jul 2020
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Losing Culture

David Berliner

Around the world, you will hear complaints that people are losing their culture and their heritage. This study explores what is triggering this sense of cultural loss, to what ends this rhetoric gets deployed, and how anthropologists deal with their own feelings of nostalgia.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978815360
  • Publication Date: May 2020
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African Science

Douglas J. Falen

A sensitive investigation into Benin's occult world, in which magic, science, and the Vodun religion converge into a single universal force. Falen demonstrates how a deep engagement with another lived reality opens our minds and contributes to understanding across cultural difference.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780299318949
  • Publication Date: Jun 2020
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