Anthropology

    Making Aboriginal Men and Music in Central Australia

    By Ase Ottosson

    Paperback £28.05

    This detailed ethnographic study explores the intercultural crafting of contemporary forms of Aboriginal manhood in the world of country, rock and reggae music making in Central Australia. Focusing on four different musical contexts - an Aboriginal recording studio, remote Aboriginal settlements, small non-indigenous towns, and tours beyond the musicians' homeland...

    Power of Stars

    By Bryan E. Penprase

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    Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides a readable, beautifully illustrated journey through world cultures and the vibrant array of sky mythology, creation stories, models of the universe, temples and skyscrapers that each culture has created to celebrate and respond to the power of the night sky.

    Memoir and Identity in Welsh Patagonia

    By Geraldine Lublin

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    The tensions and ambivalences emerging from four memoirs written in Welsh and Spanish by Welsh Patagonians towards the end of the twentieth century are explored, to foreground a broader panorama of what it means to be a Welsh descendant in Patagonia in a modern Argentine context.

    Music in the World: Selected Essays

    By Timothy D. Taylor

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    In music studies, Timothy D. Taylor is known for his insightful essays on music, globalization, and capitalism. Music and the World is a collection of some of Taylor's most recent writings essays concerned with questions about music in capitalist cultures, covering a historical span that begins in the late nineteenth...

    What is Anthropology?

    By Thomas Hylland Eriksen

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    A new edition of the classic anthropology textbook which shows how anthropology is a revolutionary way of thinking about the human world

    World Anthropologies in Practice

    Paperback £20.05

    In a post-colonial world, the contributions of anthropologists living outside North America and Western Europe can no longer be treated as marginal. World Anthropologies in Practice demonstrates how global dialogues enable us to draw on local knowledge as well as differences of perspective to help overcome anthropology's eternal struggle against...

    Art and Myth of the Ancient Maya

    By Oswaldo Chinchilla Mazariegos

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    This nuanced account explores Maya mythology through the lens of art, text, and culture. It offers an important reexamination of the mid-16th-century Popol Vuh, long considered an authoritative text, which is better understood as one among many crucial sources for the interpretation of ancient Maya art and myth. Using materials...

    Ethics in the Anthropology of Business

    Paperback £23.68

    Ethics in business is a major topic both in the social sciences and in business itself. Anthropologists, long attendant to the intersection of ethics and practice, are particularly well suited to offer vital insights on the subject. This timely collection considers a range of ethical issues in business through the...

    Practices of Coexistence

    Hardback £44.06

    Diversity of Hunter Gatherer Pasts

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    Explores the extent of variation amongst hunting and gathering peoples past and present and the considerable analytical challenges presented by this diversity to archaeologists and anthropologists attempting to understand and reconstruct past lifeways.

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