Physical anthropology


    By W. H. R. Rivers

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    A physician and psychotherapist, W. H. R. Rivers 1864-1922 was also interested in anthropology. In 1901-2 he studied the genealogies and customs of the Todas, inhabitants of a high plateau in south-west India. This illustrated book, published in 1906, was regarded as a standard ethnography for half a century.

    History Through Material Culture

    By Sarah Longair

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    Material culture is central to human experience and represents a vital but under-used source for historians. Written in a lively and accessible style, this guide provides clear and practical guidance on how to incorporate the study of objects into historical practice. -- .

    Human Origins

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    Social anthropologists have been conspicuously absent from debates about the origins of modern humans. Human Origins explores why that is, and how social anthropology can shed light on early kinship and economic relations, gender politics, ritual, cosmology, ethnobiology, medicine, and the evolution of language.

    Primate Behavior and Human Origins

    By Glenn E. King

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    This comprehensive introduction demonstrates the theoretical perspectives and concepts that are applied to primate behavior, and explores the relevance of non-human primates to understanding human behavior. Using a streamlined and student-friendly taxonomic framework, King provides a thorough overview of the primate order. The chapters cover common features and diversity, and...

    Artificial Body in Fashion and Art

    By Adam Geczy

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    Artificial bodies constructed in human likeness, from uncanny automatons to mechanical dolls, have long played a complex and subtle role in human identity and culture. This book takes a range of these bodies, from antiquity to the present day, to explore how we seek out echoes, caricatures and replications of...

    Beyond Black and White

    By Manning Marable

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    Highly acclaimed dissection of the "new racism," from one of the greatest radical black intellectuals of our time

    Signs and Society: Further Studies in Semiotic Anthropology

    By Richard J. Parmentier

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    Brilliantly articulating the potent intersections of semiotic and linguistic anthropology, Signs and Society demonstrates how a keen appreciation of signs helps us better understand human agency, meaning, and creativity. Inspired by the foundational contributions of C. S. Peirce and Ferdinand de Saussure, and drawing upon key insights from neighboring scholarly...

    Body Image

    By Sarah Grogan

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    Body Image provides a comprehensive summary of research on body image in men, women, and children drawing together research findings from the fields of psychology, sociology, clothing, and gender studies. This third edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the significant increase in research on body image since...

    Metamorphoses of Fat

    By Georges Vigarello

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    Translation of: Les metamorphoses du gras.


    By Jacky Colliss Harvey

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