Books by Publisher: International Polar Institute Press

    Back Yonder: An Ozark Chronicle

    By Charles Wayman Hogue

    Paperback £20.67

    Originally released in 1932, Wayman Hogue's Back Yonder is an entertaining memoir of life in rural Arkansas during the decades following the Civil War. Using family legends, personal memories, and events from Arkansas history, Hogue, like his contemporary Laura Ingalls Wilder, creatively weaves a narrative of a family making its...

    Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?

    Paperback £31.32

    This engaging volume critically examines previous theories of collapse of ancient complex societies and offers a new one, that of social hubris. The concept is evaluated through examination of ancient Egypt, Rome, Maya, and others.

    Political Museum

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. Using Cypriote museums as a focal example, the authors show how museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building.

    A History of Boston in 50 Artifacts

    By Joseph M. Bagley

    Paperback £17.28

    Joseph M. Bagley, city archaeologist of Boston, uncovers a fascinating hodgepodge of history-from ancient fishing grounds to Jazz Age red-light districts-that will surprise and delight even longtime residents.

    Anthropology and Climate Change: From Actions to Transformations

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    The second edition of the groundbreaking Anthropology and Climate Change presents new foundational chapters, new case studies, and revised and updated contributions from major scholars to examine what we have learned about climate change and what we should do about it.

    The Archaeology of Andean Pastoralism

    Hardback £86.54

    In this book leading experts uncover and discuss archaeological topics and themes surrounding the long-term trajectory of camelid llama and alpaca pastoralism in the Andean highlands of South America. Andeanists and pastoral scholars alike will find this comprehensive work an invaluable contribution to their library and studies.

    Racism in the Nation\'s Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson\'s America

    By Eric S. Yellin

    Paperback £23.27

    Racism in the Nation's Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America

    Translators Writing, Writing Translators

    Hardback £46.22

    Translators Writing, Writing Translators is a collection of essays by some of the leading scholar-practitioners working in the field of translation studies. Inspired by the work of distinguished translator and theorist Carol Maier, the contributors reflect, in a variety of forms-from biographical essays to studies of fictional translators to reflective...

    Producing

    Hardback £60.86

    Of all the job titles listed in the opening and closing screen credits, producer is certainly the most amorphous. There are businessmen and women-producers, writer-director- and movie-star-producers; producers who work for the studio; executive producers whose reputation and industry clout alone gets a project financed though their day-to-day participation in...

    Matinee Melodrama: Playing with Formula in the Sound Serial

    By Scott Higgins

    Hardback £68.85

    Examines the adventure serial as a distinct artform, one that uniquely encouraged audience participation and imaginative play. Scott Higgins proposes that the serial's incoherent plotting and reliance on formula should be understood as some of its most appealing attributes. Further, he suggests these serials laid the groundwork for modern-day cinematic...

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