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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
by Jared Diamond
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In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food... (read more)

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    Writing Systems

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Cultural Anthropology
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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
by Barbara Demick
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A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick’s Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens   Award-winning journalist Barbara Demick... (read more)

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Sub Saharan Africa
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Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman
Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman
by Marjorie Shostak
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This classic paperback is available once again — and exclusively — from Harvard University Press. This book is the story of the life of Nisa, a member of the !Kung tribe of hunter-gatherers from southern Africa's Kalahari desert. Told in... (read more)

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Linguistics
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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
Lost in Translation: An Illustrated Compendium of Untranslatable Words from Around the World
by Ella Frances Sanders
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California Studies in Food and Culture #12: Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity
California Studies in Food and Culture #12: Born Again Bodies: Flesh and Spirit in American Christianity
by R. Marie Griffith
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"This is a wonderful book, well-conceptualized, written with style and wit, and impressive for its ambition, reach and achievement. R. Marie Griffith brings to the scene learning, theoretical subtlety, critical acumen, historical skill, and humane... (read more)

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Asia
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Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace
Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace
by Dorinne K Kondo
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The ethnography of Japan is currently being reshaped by a new generation of Japanologists, and the present work certainly deserves a place in this body of literature. . . . The combination of utility with beauty makes Kondo's book required reading, for... (read more)

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North America
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People of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture
People of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture
by Kendrick Frazier
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In northwestern New Mexico's Chaco Canyon lies a spectacular array of ruins. Like Stonehenge, they are both a monument to our pre-history and a cryptic puzzle. We know that in Chaco Canyon, one thousand years ago, there arose among the Pueblo people a... (read more)

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Australia
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Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by... (read more)

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The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
The World until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
by Jared Diamond
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Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the gulf that divides... (read more)

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Nuer Dilemmas
Nuer Dilemmas
by Sharon E Hutchinson
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"Not just a brilliant restudy of one of anthropology's most famous 'peoples' but an exemplary historical ethnography that will be a landmark in the discipline. . . . With extraordinary sensitivity Hutchinson reveals how the Nuer have confronted the most... (read more)

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