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Bridges between Worlds

What's Normal?

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

Moor’s book is enchanting” —The Boston Globe

A wondrous nonfiction debut” —Departures

Spectacular…narrative nonfiction at its finest” —Shelf Awareness

From a brilliant new literary voice...


The New Way: Protestantism and the Hmong in Vietnam

by Tâm T. T. Ngô

In the mid-1980s, a radio program with a compelling spiritual message was accidentally received by listeners in Vietnam’s remote northern highlands. The Protestant evangelical communication had been created...


The Disrupted Workplace

Unlatched

by Jennifer Grayson

From an environmental journalist and mother of two young breast-fed children comes this searing, insightful look into the breastfeeding controversy and puts “common knowledge” about this most natural of...


What Is a Human?

Death by Video Game: Danger, Pleasure, and Obsession on the Virtual Frontline

by Simon Parkin

"The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers—which, in fact, he is." —Tom Bissell, author of Extra...


Practical Ethnography: A Guide to Doing Ethnography in the Private Sector

by Sam Ladner

Ethnography is an increasingly important research method in the private sector, yet ethnographic literature continues to focus on an academic audience. Sam Ladner fills the gap by advancing rigorous ethnographic...