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The Vanished: The "Evaporated People" of Japan in Stories and Photographs

by Léna Mauger, Brian Phalen & Stéphane Remael

Every year, nearly one hundred thousand Japanese vanish without a trace. Known as the johatsu, or the “evaporated,” they are often driven by shame and hopelessness, leaving behind lost jobs, disappointed...


The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman

The Boasians: Founding Fathers and Mothers of American Anthropology

by William Y. Adams

This book is a study in depth of the work of Franz Boas and twenty of his students at Columbia University in the early years of the twentieth century. Collectively they laid the entire institutional as well...


Rewild or Die: Revolution and Renaissance at the End of Civilization

by Urban Scout

Rewild or Die is a collection of essays written by Urban Scout exploring the philosophy of the emerging rewilding renaissance, in which civilized humans are thought to be "domesticated" through thousands of...


Bridges between Worlds

What's Normal?

Ancestor-Worship And Japanese Law.

by Nobushige Hozumi

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern...


The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging

by Charles Vogl

Bring People Together!

Strong communities help people support one another, share their passions, and achieve big goals. And such communities aren't just happy accidents—they can be purposefully cultivated,...


Titans of the Forests: The Economic Evolution of the Human Species and that of Our Cultures

by Gregory V. Short

Instead of dwelling on the biological, physiological, or even the genetic aspects of our evolution, “Titans of the Forests” takes a completely different approach, which could be referred to as the unchartered...


The Management of Hate: Nation, Affect, and the Governance of Right-Wing Extremism in Germany

by Nitzan Shoshan

Since German reunification in 1990, there has been widespread concern about marginalized young people who, faced with bleak prospects for their future, have embraced increasingly violent forms of racist nationalism...


The Unity of Western Civilization

by Francis Sydney Marvin

This early work by Francis Sydney Marvin was originally published in 1922 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Unity of Western Civilization' is a wonderful work charting...


The Development of Folk-Tales and Myths

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1916 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Development of Folk-Tales and Myths' is an anthropological work on...


Cumberland Sound and its Eskimos

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1885 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Cumberland Sound and its Eskimos' is an anthropological work on the Inuit...


The Half-Blood Indian

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1894 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Half-Blood Indian' is an anthropometric study on the mixing of races...


Recent Developments in European Thought

by Francis Sydney Marvin

This early work by Francis Sydney Marvin was originally published in 1921 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Recent Developments in European Thought' is a work on the historical...


The Methods of Ethnology

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1920 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Methods of Ethnology' is a work on the techniques of anthropology....


The Central Eskimo

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1888 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Central Eskimo' was his first monograph and details his time spent...


Psychological Problems in Anthropology

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Psychological Problems in Anthropology' is a work on...


Progress and History

by Francis Sydney Marvin

This early work by Francis Sydney Marvin was originally published in 1924 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Progress and History' is a work on the developments in civilisation...


On Trails: An Exploration

by Robert Moor

The best outdoors book of the year” —Sierra Club

Stunning…A wondrous nonfiction debut” —Departures

Moor’s book is enchanting” —The Boston Globe

A wanderer’s dream” —The Economist...