Anthropology

    Anthropology and/as Education

    By Tim Ingold

    Paperback £27.92

    There is more to education than teaching and learning, and more to anthropology than making studies of other people's lives. Here Tim Ingold argues that both anthropology and education are ways of studying, and of leading life, with others. In this provocative book, he goes beyond an exploration of the...

    Think Like an Anthropologist

    By Matthew Engelke

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    'Subtle and self-reflexive. . . an excellent overview of the debates and issues that have shaped this hugely influential social science' - Guardian How does anthropology help us understand who we are? What can it tell us about culture, from Melanesia to the City of London? Why does it matter?...

    Ghosts of the Tsunami

    By Richard Lloyd Parry

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    On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot-high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,000 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. This is an intimate account of an epic tragedy, told through the personal accounts...

    Animals Among Us

    By John Bradshaw

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    'A pioneering study ... richly, empathetically and affectionately respectful of the human-animal bond' Sunday TimesWhy do humans love animals? The bestselling author of In Defence of Dogs and Cat Sense gives us the answers.Keeping pets is expensive, time-consuming, and seemingly irrational - so why do so many of us have...

    Reclaiming Civilization

    By Brendan Myers

    Paperback £10.85

    How civilization leads us to the meaning of life, not by discovery, but by invention.

    The Acceleration of Cultural Change: From Ancestors to Algorithms

    By Michael J. O'Brien

    Hardback £14.46

    How culture evolves through algorithms rather than knowledge inherited from ancestors.

    Sacred Ecology

    By Fikret Berkes

    Paperback £33.86

    Sacred Ecology examines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and political significance...

    Private Oceans

    By Fiona McCormack

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    An anthropological study of the privatisation and political economy of modern fishing

    Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

    By Joanna Dee Das

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    This new biography of American dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham draws upon a vast, never-utilized archival record to show how she was more than a dancer and anthropologist, but also an intellectual and activist.

    Magic: The Basics

    By Michael D. Bailey

    Paperback £16.88

    Magic: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to magic in world history and contemporary societies. Presenting magic as a global phenomenon which has manifested in all human cultures, this book takes a thematic approach which explores the historical, social, and cultural aspects of magic. Key features include: attempts...

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