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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

From a brilliant new literary voice comes a groundbreaking exploration of how trails help us understand the world—from tiny ant trails to hiking paths that span continents, from interstate highways to the...


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...


Singular and Plural

Making a Good Life: An Ethnography of Nature, Ethics, and Reproduction

by Katharine Dow

Making a Good Life takes a timely look at the ideas and values that inform how people think about reproduction and assisted reproductive technologies. In an era of heightened scrutiny about parenting and reproduction,...


Horses Like Lightning: A Story of Passage Through the Himalayas

by Sienna Craig

A tender account - by turns cultural exploration and memoir of a young woman's firsthand experience of change and continuity in one of the worlds most remote regions, through the lens of the horse and "horse...


Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley: A 19th-Century Ethnography from Central Asia

by Vladimir Nalivkin, Maria Nalivkina & Marianne Kamp

Muslim Women of the Fergana Valley is the first English translation of an important 19th-century Russian text describing everyday life in Uzbek communities. Vladimir and Maria Nalivkin were Russians who settled...


Social Environment and Moral Progress

by Alfred Russel Wallace

This early work by Alfred Russel Wallace was originally published in 1913 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Social Environment and Moral Progress' is a work that looks...