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African Marriage and Social Change

by Lucy P. Mair

First Published in 1969. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Notes of the Tribes, Emirates Cb: Notes on the Tribes

by O. Temple

First Published in 1965. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Sobriety & Mirth

by Colville

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


The Textual Life of Savants: Ethnography, Iceland, and the Linguistic Turn

by Gisli Palsson

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


Ancient Technologies and Archaeological Materials

by Wisseman

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


The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and Nation in Indonesia

by Tom Boellstorff

The Gay Archipelago is the first book-length exploration of the lives of gay men in Indonesia, the world's fourth most populous nation and home to more Muslims than any other country. Based on a range of field...


Songs of Seoul: An Ethnography of Voice and Voicing in Christian South Korea

by Nicholas Harkness

Songs of Seoul is an ethnographic study of voice in South Korea, where the performance of Western opera, art songs, and choral music is an overwhelmingly Evangelical Christian enterprise. Drawing on fieldwork...


Selves in Time and Place: Identities, Experience, and History in Nepal

by Debra Skinner, Alfred, III Pach & Dorothy Holland

Recently anthropology has turned to accounts of persons-in-history/history-in-persons, focusing on how individuals and groups as agents both fashion and are fashioned by social, political, and cultural discourses...


Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900

by Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsén & Heather Bursheh

Drawing from a long history of indigenous traditions and incorporating diverse influences of surrounding cultures, music in Palestine and among the millions of Palestinians in diaspora offers a unique window...


Violence: A Micro-sociological Theory

by Randall Collins

In the popular misconception fostered by blockbuster action movies and best-selling thrillers--not to mention conventional explanations by social scientists--violence is easy under certain conditions, like poverty,...


The Ideal Society and Its Enemies: The Foundations of Modern New Zealand Society, 18501900

by Miles Fairburn

In this challenging and provocative study of the nature of settler society in 19th-century New Zealand, Fairburn focuses on the lives of the common people and presents a rigorous and original description of...


The Dominion of Signs: Television, Advertising and Other New Zealand Fictions

by Nick Perry

If you have ever wondered what led to the rise and fall of New Zealand's Telethon, or pondered the appeal of Metro magazine, or sought to understand the popularity of Billy T. James, this book is for you. The...


Changing Times: New Zealand Since 1945

by Jenny Carlyon & Diana Morrow

From the “golden weather” of postwar economic growth, through the globalization, economic challenges, and protest of the 1960s and 1970s, to the free market revolution and new immigrants of the 1980s and...


Being Maori Chinese: Mixed Identities

by Manying Ip

Presenting the stories behind several generations of seven Maori-Chinese families whose voices have seldom been heard before, this account casts a fascinating light on the historical and contemporary relations...


Australian Ways: Anthropological studies in an industrialised society

by Lenore Manderson

This collection illustrates the richness of data and analysis born of the anthropological study of contemporary white Australian society. Inspired by the need to demonstrate the especial skills and insights...


New Approaches to Naples c.1500-c.1800: The Power of Place

by Melissa Calaresu & Helen Hills

Early modern Naples has been characterized as a marginal, wild and exotic place on the fringes of the European world, and as such an appropriate target of attempts, by Catholic missionaries and others, to ‘civilize’...


Ritual and Belief in Morocco: Vol. II (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...


Confucian Way

by Chen

First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


The Anthropology of Complex Economic Systems: Inequality, Stability, and Cycles of Crisis

by Niccolo Leo, Ph.D Caldararo

By bringing together economic anthropology, ecology, and culture history, The Anthropology of Complex Economic Systems not only proposes a new model of human social evolution, but equally importantly creates...


The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in India

by Sarah Besky

Nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Northeast India, Darjeeling is synonymous with some of the finest and most expensive tea in the world. It is also home to a violent movement for regional autonomy that,...