Cultivating Political and Public Identity

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    This bold and original study looks at the performance of identity in the public sphere, using the concept of 'plumage' to capture the countless elements that go together to make up a shared identity. -- .

    The Origins of the Irish

    By J. P. Mallory

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    The first book in nearly a century to explore and satisfactorily explain how and when the Irish people came into being, now available in B-format paperback.

    Mediterranean Incarnate

    By Naor Ben-Yehoyada

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    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 to show how the Mediterranean has reemerged as a modern transnational region. From...

    Thinking Ethnographically

    By Paul Anthony Atkinson

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    Introducing the idea of 'granular ethnography', this interdisciplinary text shows readers how to take ethnography's theoretical foundations into account and clearly lays out the importance of doing so.


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    In one form or another, water participates in the making and unmaking of people's lives, practices, and stories. Contributors analyse the union of water and social lives, thereby challenging anthropologists to foreground the mutable character of their subjects and responsibly engage with the generative role of cultural analysis.

    Mobile Secrets

    By Julie Soleil Archambault

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    For technology enthusiasts, the story of Africa s adoption of the cell phone has been a clear success. The idea that access to technology and information will itself spark improvementin everything from health services to electoral participation to engagement with the global economy--is certainly alluring, but anthropologist Julie Archambault reveals...

    St Petersburg

    By Jonathan Miles

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    Beautiful prose renders brutality vivid' The Times - BOOK OF THE WEEK From Peter the Great to Putin, this is the unforgettable story of St Petersburg - one of the most magical, menacing and influential cities in the world.

    Culture and Communication

    By James M. Wilce

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    James M. Wilce's new textbook introduces students to the role of linguistic analysis in anthropology. Featuring a range of study aids and online resources, it is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking introductory courses on culture and communication, and linguistic anthropology.

    Film as Cultural Artifact: Religious Criticism of World Cinema

    By Mathew P. John

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    This book argues that "cultural anthropology" and "theology" offer two distinct, yet intrinsically connected theoretical frameworks to formulate a more "holistic" reading of religion from world cinema.

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    The many political lives of an Indian Ocean metropolis, as seen through the eyes of scholars, writers and activists.

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