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The Wind in the Bamboo: A Journey in Search of Asia's "Negrito" Indigenous People
The Wind in the Bamboo: A Journey in Search of Asia's "Negrito" Indigenous People
by Edith Mirante
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Historically defined as "Negrito" because they physically resemble small Africans, these hunter-gatherers may have the most ancient ancestry in Asia. Nearly exterminated by disease and a cataclysmic volcanic eruption, they now survive in forests of... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Qatar - A Companion (Companion Guides)
Qatar - A Companion (Companion Guides)
by David Chaddock
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The only travel guide that exists for the oil-rich Persian Gulf state of Qatar, a major hub for business travelers and expatriates. David Chaddock explores the markets and general way of life, as well as advising newcomers on settling in and how to run... (read more)

Available March 2015
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Kurdistan - A Companion: A Guide to the Krg Region of Iraq (Companion Guides)
Kurdistan - A Companion: A Guide to the Krg Region of Iraq (Companion Guides)
by Parwez Zabihi
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Companion Guides is a travel guide series that targets business travelers and expatriate residents. The oil-rich Kurdish region of northern Iraq is now a semi-autonomous state within Iraq. Stable and surprisingly prosperous, the KRG is a magnet for... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Shrapnel Minima: Writings from Humanities Underground
Shrapnel Minima: Writings from Humanities Underground
by Prasanta Chakravarty
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This collection of essays, fiction, poetry and discussions, derived from the cult Internet magazine HumanitiesUnderground, provides entry into some of the most burning issues in the humanities in contemporary South Asia.  The anthology... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Univ Col London Inst Arch Pub #63: Living in a Landscape of Scarcity: Materiality and Cosmology in West Africa
Univ Col London Inst Arch Pub #63: Living in a Landscape of Scarcity: Materiality and Cosmology in West Africa
by Laurence Douny
Synopsis
In her close ethnography of a Dogon village of Mali, Laurence Douny shows how a microcosmology develops from people's embodied daily and ritual practice in a landscape of scarcity.... (read more)

Available September 2014
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The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt
The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt
by Harry Berger Jr
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In The Perils of Uglytown, Harry Berger, Jr., considers a variety of texts and images ranging from those of Thucydides and Plato to those of Shakespeare and Rembrandt. The Introduction explains the key concept of the study, structural misanthropology, a... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of the African Diaspora (Materializing Culture)
The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives of the African Diaspora (Materializing Culture)
by Tulloch Carol
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From the zoot suit and Black dandy through to Rastafarianism and beyond, Black style has had a profound influence on the history of dress in the twentieth century. Yet despite this high profile, the dress styles worn by men and women of the African... (read more)

Available May 2015
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California Series in Public Anthropology #28: Illegality, Inc.: Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Europe
California Series in Public Anthropology #28: Illegality, Inc.: Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Europe
by Ruben Andersson
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"Illegality, Inc. is a rollercoaster ride through the emerging Euro-African borderlands, and at the same time a clever, timely and sometimes disturbing look at the actors who inhabit these borderlands. I know of no other monograph that explores the... (read more)

Available August 2014
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California Series in Public Anthropology #28: Illegality, Inc.: Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Europe
California Series in Public Anthropology #28: Illegality, Inc.: Clandestine Migration and the Business of Bordering Europe
by Ruben Andersson
Publisher Comments
"Illegality, Inc. is a rollercoaster ride through the emerging Euro-African borderlands, and at the same time a clever, timely and sometimes disturbing look at the actors who inhabit these borderlands. I know of no other monograph that explores the... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico
Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico
by Jessica M. Mulligan
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In Unmanageable Care, anthropologist Jessica M. Mulligan goes to work at an HMO and records what its really like to manage care. Set at a health insurance company dubbed Acme, this book chronicles how the privatization of the health care system in... (read more)

Available August 8, 2014
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Mongolia's Nomads: Life on the Steppe
Mongolia's Nomads: Life on the Steppe
by Nina Wegner
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A look inside one of the worlds last truly nomadic cultures—Mongolia's Nomads. For millennia, pastoral herders have lived on the Mongolian steppe, moving with their livestock according to the seasons. But today, Mongolia is on the fast track for... (read more)

Available October 2014
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The People Diary 2014
The People Diary 2014
by New Internationalist
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A double-page of photo portraits of different people around the world divides each month in this compact and attractive diary. It has two days-to-view on each page, making it ideal for journal writing as well as appointments, and a fastener.... (read more)

Available August 2014
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I Cover the Waterfront: Stories from the San Diego Shore
I Cover the Waterfront: Stories from the San Diego Shore
by Max Miller
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“Distinctive, original, fresh in in tone and manner, with a quaint whimsicality of feeling and expression.”—The New York Times Life on the Western waterfront has always fascinated Max Miller, a special reporter for the San Diego Sun... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity Through Two Centuries
Memory Eternal: Tlingit Culture and Russian Orthodox Christianity Through Two Centuries
by Sergei Kan
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In Memory Eternal, Sergei Kan combines anthropology and history, anecdote and theory to portray the encounter between the Tlingit Indians and the Russian Orthodox Church in Alaska in the late 1700s and to analyze the indigenous Orthodoxy that developed... (read more)

Available July 2014
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The Evolution of Ceramic Production Organization in a Maya Community
The Evolution of Ceramic Production Organization in a Maya Community
by Dean E. Arnold
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In The Evolution of Production Organization in a Maya Community, Dean E. Arnold continues his unique approach to ceramic ethnoarchaeology, tracing the history of potters in Ticul, Yucatán, and their production space over a period of more than... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan (ASAA Women in Asia)
Gender, Nation and State in Modern Japan (ASAA Women in Asia)
by Mackie Ul Vera
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Bringing together international scholars from various disciplines, this study takes an interdisciplinary perspective on the formation of the modern Japanese nation-state. References to gender relations are deeply embedded in the historical concepts of... (read more)

Available July 2014
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Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom
Mustang: Lives and Landscapes of the Lost Tibetan Kingdom
by Nina Wegner
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Hidden in the rain shadow of the Himalaya in one of the most remote corners of Nepal lies Mustang, or the former Kingdom of Lo. Hemmed in by the worlds highest mountain range to the south and an occupied and shuttered Tibet to the north, this tiny... (read more)

Available October 2014
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Opting for Elsewhere: Lifestyle Migration in the American Middle Class
Opting for Elsewhere: Lifestyle Migration in the American Middle Class
by Brian A. Hoey
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Everyday Americans seeking new homes as a journey of self... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico
Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico
by Jessica M. Mulligan
Publisher Comments
In Unmanageable Care, anthropologist Jessica M. Mulligan goes to work at an HMO and records what its really like to manage care. Set at a health insurance company dubbed Acme, this book chronicles how the privatization of the health care system in... (read more)

Available August 2014
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Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements
Knowledge and Ethics in Anthropology: Obligations and Requirements
by Lisette Josephides
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This new collection of essays is inspired by the work of world-renowned anthropologist Marilyn Strathern and draws together the work of internationally recognized scholars, including Strathern herself, to examine a range of methodologies and approaches... (read more)

Available August 2015
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