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The Hidden Culture Rebellion in Black and White Colleges

by William Lide

Based on actual experiences, in this book Dr. Lide sees it as a journey explaining why youth, especially black youth, are rebelling. He points out that the winds of change are gripping society and that the people...


A Collection of Chinese Maxims

by Yin Haibo, To Be Announced & Yin Bangyan

A beautiful collection of Chinese maxims now available in both the original Chinese and in English translation. They cover such diverse topics as government, learning, cultivation of character, affections, and...


A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture

by Wu Dingming

A Panoramic View of Chinese Culture is an accessible introduction to the beautiful, vibrant world of Chinese customs, history, and civilization. Written for English speakers, with simplified Chinese translations...


Food, Power, and Resistance in the Andes: Exploring Quechua Verbal and Visual Narratives

by Alison Krögel

Food, Power, and Resistance explores the ways in which artistic representations of food and cooks often convey subversive meanings that resist attempts to locate indigenous Andeans-and Quechua women in particular-at...


Emotions and Social Change: Historical and Sociological Perspectives

by David Lemmings & Ann Brooks

This edited collection takes a critical perspective on Norbert Elias's theory of the "civilizing process," through historical essays and contemporary analysis from sociologists and cultural theorists. It focuses...


Disclosure in Health and Illness

by Mark Davis & Lenore Manderson

Disclosure is a frequently used but rarely interrogated concept in health and social welfare. Abuse, disability, sexuality and health status can be 'disclosed' to peers and professionals, and on some occasions,...


Montana Before History: 11,000 Years of Hunter-Gatherers in the Rockies and on the Plains

by Douglas H MacDonald

Dig into Montana's past with this guide to the state's best archaeological sites. A cache north of Livingston, the oldest known evidence of humans in Montana, was left by mammoth hunters more than 11,000 years...


Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. I (Routledge Revivals)

by Edward Westermarck

Between the years of 1898 and 1926, Edward Westermarck spent a total of seven years in Morocco, visiting towns and tribes in different parts of the country, meeting local people and learning about their language...


Metamorphosis Transylvaniae

by Apor

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


The Matrifocal Family: Power, Pluralism and Politics

by Raymond T. Smith

The essays in this collection focus attention on the enormous contribution made by women in maintaining family relations in situations of both racial and gender domination.


The White Woman's Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia During British Rule

by Kumari Jayawardena

In The White Woman's Other Burden, Kumari Jayawardena re-evaluates the Western women who lived and worked in South Asia during the period of British rule. She tells the stories of many well-known women, including...


Mixed Blessings: Gender and Religious Fundamentalism Cross Culturally

by Judy Brink & Joan Mencher

Taking a woman-centered approach, Mixed Blessings analyzes the effect of religious fundamentalism on gender roles in a variety of religions and nations. It explains how some women benefit from fundamentalism,...


Crisis and Commitment: the Life History of a French Social Movement

by Sonia Alland & Alexander Alland Jr.

Using ethnographic field data from the Larzac plateau in Southern France, Alexander and Sonia Alland document one of the longest and most successful popular protests in modern French history - the Larzac movement....


"Gombo Zhebes." - Little Dictionary of Creole Proverbs, Selected from Six Creole Dialects

by Lafcadio Hearn

Lafacadio Hearn left Cincinnati for New Orleans in 1877, where he remained for almost a decade. Whilst there he penned Gombo Zhebes, which is a collection of 352 Creole proverbs selected from 6 different dialects....


Argonauts of the Western Pacific

by Bronislaw Malinowski

Bronislaw Malinowski's pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the...


A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays

by Bronislaw Malinowski

The book was published posthumously in 1944 and represents both a reevaluation and summing up of Malinowski's functional theory of culture. Polish born Bronislaw Malinowski is credited as one of the world's...


Aztec Philosophy: Understanding a World in Motion

by James Maffie

In Aztec Philosophy, James Maffie reveals a highly sophisticated and systematic Aztec philosophy worthy of consideration alongside European philosophies of their time. Bringing together the fields of comparative...


Moved by the Past: Discontinuity and Historical Mutation

by Eelco Runia

Historians go to great lengths to avoid confronting discontinuity, searching for explanations as to why such events as the fall of the Berlin Wall, George W. Bush’s invasion of Iraq, and the introduction of...


Language and Muslim Immigrant Childhoods: The Politics of Belonging

by Inmaculada M? Garc?a-S?nchez

This revealing analysis of everyday language use among Moroccan immigrant children in Spain explores their cultural and linguistic life-worlds as they develop a hybrid, yet coherent, sense of identity in their...


Hair Story

by Ayana Byrd & Lori Tharps

Two world wars, the Civil Rights movement, and a Jheri curl later, Blacks in America continue to have a complex and convoluted relationship with their hair. From the antebellum practice of shaving the head in...