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Stratagems And Spoils: A Social Anthropology Of Politics

by F.g. Bailey

F.G. Bailey’s classic political-anthropology text is reissued here with a Postscript that comments critically on the book’s scope, its reception, and its uses. First published in 1969, Stratagems and Spoils...


Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh: An Anthropological Study Of Grameen Bank Lending

by Aminur Rahman

The first anthropological study of the Grameen Bank microlending program to rural poor women, focused on both economic and social processes to examine and understand grassroots microlending structure and its...


Landscape And Power In Ancient Mesoamerica

by Rex Koontz, Kathryn Reese-taylor & Annabeth Headrick

From the early cities in the second millennium BC to the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan on the eve of the Spanish conquest, Ancient Mesoamericans created landscapes full of meaning and power in the center of...


Reflections Of Our Past: How Human History Is Revealed In Our Genes

by John H Relethford

An accessible and absorbing examination of how the genes of living people reveal the history of humankind, from the origins of humans 6 million years ago to the present


The Yin & Yang of American Culture: A Paradox

by Eun Y. Kim

Kim presents a highly personal and readable book that candidly addresses American traits when compared to Asian customs and values


Human Osteology

by Tim D. White, Michael T. Black & Pieter A. Folkens

A classic in its field, Human Osteology has been used by students and professionals through nearly two decades. Now revised and updated for a third edition, the book continues to build on its foundation of detailed...


Ethnography as Christian Theology and Ethics

by Christian Scharen & Aana Marie Vigen

In response to a variety of critical intellectual currents (post-colonial, post-modern, and post-liberal) scholars in Christian theology and ethics are increasingly taking up the tools of ethnography as a means...


Star & Other Korean

by Tennant

First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Dynamics In Pacific Asia

by Radtke

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Ancient Japanese Rituals

by Satow

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


Kwaidan Of The Lady

by De_Banneville

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Beyond The Golden Lotus

by Vladimir

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


Bedouin Of Northern Arabia

by Ingham

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


The Peoples of Southeast Asia Today: Ethnography, Ethnology, and Change in a Complex Region

by Robert L. Winzeler

This textbook explores Southeast Asia's modern peoples and their cultural ways and patterns of adaptation. It introduces the region's geography, languages, prehistory, and history, then delves into religion,...


Sacred Games, Death, and Renewal in the Ancient Eastern Woodlands: The Ohio Hopewell System of Cult Sodality Heterarchies

by A. Martin Byers

A. Martin Byers challenges the traditional views of the Ohio Hopewell embankment earthworks, providing an interpretation of them as sites of sacred games and world renewal rituals built and used by complex alliances...


The Anthropology of Learning in Childhood

by David F. Lancy

This first major anthropological reference book on childhood learning considers the cultural aspects of learning in childhood from the points of view of psychologists, sociologists, educators, and anthropologists....


Histories of American Physical Anthropology in the Twentieth Century

by LITTLE/KENNEDY (EDS)

Histories of American Physical Anthropology in the Twentieth Century chronicles the history of physical anthropology_or, as it is now known, biological anthropology_from its professional origins in the late...


Building Trust: Doing Research to Understand Ethnic Communities

by Fumiko Hosokawa

This book studies five ethnic communities_South Asian Americans, African Americans, Japanese Americans, Mexican Americans, and Samoan Americans_to understand how their members feel about being studied by researchers....


Paradise Transplanted: Migration and the Making of California Gardens

by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Gardens are immobile, literally rooted in the earth, but they are also shaped by migration and by the transnational movement of ideas, practices, plants, and seeds. In Paradise Transplanted, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo...


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...