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Cultural Renewal: Restoring the Liberal and Fine Arts

by Arthur Pontynen

The decline of interest in the liberal and fine arts is widely lamented. At issue is why this decline happened and how we might restore qualitative standards by which to live. Arthur Pontynen establishes that...


Nomads in Postrevolutionary Iran: The Qashqa'i in an Era of Change

by Lois Beck

Examining the rapid transition in Iran from a modernizing, westernizing, secularizing monarchy (1941-79) to a hard-line, conservative, clergy-run Islamic republic (1979-), this book focuses on the ways this...


Range Management In Arid Zones

by Omar

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Prehistory In Northeastern Arabi

by Masry

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


India

by Loti

First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Social Life In Britain

by Coulton

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Anthropology and Anthropologists: The British School in the Twentieth Century

by Adam Kuper

Anthropology and Anthropologists provides an entertaining and provocative account of British social anthropology from the foundations of the discipline, through the glory years of the mid-twentieth century and...


Working Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan

by Joseph D. Hankins

Since the 1980s, arguments for a multicultural Japan have gained considerable currency against an entrenched myth of national homogeneity. Working Skin enters this conversation with an ethnography of Japan's...


Anthropology of Nature

by Liz Libbrecht

It looks as though the anthropology of nature is an oxymoron of sorts, given that for the past few centuries, nature has been characterized in the West by humans’ absence, and humans, by their capacity to...


Conflicts About Class: Debating Inequality in Late Industrialism

by David J. Lee & Bryan S. Turner

In recent years there has been growing debate among sociologists about the concept of class and its relevance to the highly industrialised world of the late twentieth century. This book makes available in a...


Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna: The Origins of a West African Political System

by Stephen A. Dueppen

Many West African societies have egalitarian political systems, with non-centralised distributions of power. 'Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna' analyses a wide range of archaeological data to explore the...


Under the Rainbow: Nature and Supernature Among the Panare Indians

by Jean-Paul Dumont

This ethnographic study of the Panare Indians of Venezuela is the first extensive look at a tribe of this region of the Amazonia. It is an important book not only because it delves into the myth-filled Panare...


Fields of the Tzotzil: The Ecological Bases of Tradition in Highland Chiapas

by George A. Collier

Fields of the Tzotzil is the first study of social processes in contemporary highland Maya communities to encompass a regional view of the highlands of Chiapas as a system. In viewing tradition, not as a survival...


The Black-Man of Zinacantan: A Central American Legend

by Sarah C. Blaffer

The subject of this work is anomalies-those things that are between one state and another, neither dead nor alive, neither animal nor human. In this instance, they are the "spooks" (espantos) that inhabit the...


The Yanoama Indians: A Cultural Geography

by William J. Smole

The Yanoama are one of the most numerous remaining aboriginal populations of the South American tropical forests, and their large territory constitutes a significant culture region. Although other scholars (anthropologists,...


The Power of Huacas: Change and Resistance in the Andean World of Colonial Peru

by Claudia Brosseder

The role of the religious specialist in Andean cultures of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries was a complicated one, balanced between local traditions and the culture of the Spanish. In The...


The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

by Laure-Anne Bosselaar & Charles Simic

Lyrical poetry that sings of farmers, families and nunneries in Belgium and Flanders.


Open to Disruption: Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow Sociology

by Anita Garey & Rosanna Hertz

The backstage stories of the surprises, personal and professional, that disrupt research but often enrich it


Narrating Social Work Through Autoethnography

by Stanley Witkin

Autoethnography is an innovative approach to inquiry in which the researcher is also the subject of the research. Using scholarly and literary devices, the researcher/subject explores the social and cultural...


Travels China, Japan & Java

by H.H. RAJA RAJGAN

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.