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Insignia of Rank in the Nahua World: From the Fifteenth to the Seventeenth Century

by Justvna Olko

In this significant work, Olko reconstructs the repertory of insignia of rank and the contexts and symbolic meanings of their use, along with their original terminology, among the Nahuatl-speaking communities...


Bahrain Through The Ages

by Al-Khalifa

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


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...


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...


Iraq & the Persian Gulf

by Naval Intelligence Division

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


Vietnam's Socialist Servants: Domesticity, Class, Gender, and Identity

by Minh T. N. Nguyen

Since Vietnam introduced economic reforms in the mid-1980s, domestic service has become an established sector of the labour market, and domestic workers have become indispensable to urban life in the rapidly...


Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives

by Jongsoo Lee & Galen Brokaw

Texcoco: Prehispanic and Colonial Perspectives presents an in-depth, highly nuanced historical understanding of this major indigenous Mesoamerican city from the conquest through the present. The book argues...


Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns

by Heike Egner & Marén|Voss, Martin Schorch

It is widely assumed that humanity should be able to learn from calamities (e.g., emergencies, disasters, catastrophes) and that the affected individuals, groups, and enterprises, as well as the concerned (disaster-)...


Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan

by Andrea Germer, Vera Mackie & Ulrike Wöhr

Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan makes a unique contribution to the international literature on the formation of modern nation-states in its focus on the gendering of the modern Japanese nation-state...


Bedouin Of Northern Arabia

by Ingham

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Understanding Aging and Diversity: Theories and Concepts

by Patricia Kolb

The demographic phenomena of increased life expectancy, increasing global population of older adults, and a larger number of older people as a proportion of the total population in nations throughout the world...


Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition

by Allan Charles Dawson, Laura Zanotti & Ismael Vaccaro

This edited collection disrupts dominant narratives about space, states, and borders, bringing comparative ethnographic and geographic scholarship in conversation with one another to illuminate the varied ways...


Indigenous Networks: Mobility, Connections, and Exchange: Mobility, Connections and Exchange

by Jane Carey & Jane Lydon

This edited collection argues for the importance of recovering Indigenous participation within global networks of imperial power and wider histories of "transnational" connections. It takes up a crucial challenge...


From Sappho to de Sade: Moments in the History of Sexuality: Moments in the History of Sexuality

by Jan N. Bremmer

The history of sexuality has been the subject of increased interest in recent years and more widely acknowledged importance in the interpretation of past mentalités. Yet historians have only recently begun...


History Of Islamic Philosophy

by Henry Corbin

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Athens After the Peloponnesian War: Class, Faction and Policy 403-386 B.C.

by Barry Strauss

Historians are used to studying the origins of war. The rebuilding in the aftermath of war is a subject that - at least in the case of Athens - has received far less attention. Along with the problems of reconstructing...


Women of the Place: Kastom, Colonialism and Gender in Vanuatu

by Margaret Jolly

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


Ancestor Worship & Japanese Law

by Hozumi

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


A Residence at Sierra Leone: Described from a Journal Kept on the Spot and from Letters Written to Friends at Home.

by Elizabeth Helen Melville

First published in 1849, this is an account of the public and private lives of the Sierra Leoneans at that time.


Studies In Shinto & Shrines

by R. A. B. Ponsonby-Fane

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