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The mushroom at the end of the world
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What a rare mushroom can teach us about sustaining life on a fragile planetMatsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world-and a weed that grows ...
How forests think
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Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our ce...

The Secret of Our Success
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How our collective intelligence has helped us to evolve and prosperHumans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own i...
Between art and anthropology
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Between Art and Anthropology provides new and challenging arguments for considering contemporary art and anthropology in terms of fieldwork practice. ...

Non-places
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An ever-increasing proportion of our lives is spent in supermarkets, airports and hotels, on motorways or in front of TVs, computers and cash machines...
Inventive Methods
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Social and cultural research has changed dramatically in the last few years in response to changing conceptions of the empirical, an intensification o...

Small places, large issues
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This introduction to social and cultural anthropology has become a modern classic, revealing the rich global variation in social life and culture acro...
Collapse
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From the author of Guns, Germs and Steel, Jared Diamond's Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive is a visionary study of the mysterious dow...

An Analysis of Saba Mahmood's Politics of Piety
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Saba Mahmood's 2005 Politics of Piety is an excellent example of evaluation in action. Mahmood's book is a study of women's participation in the Isla...
Dental anthropology
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Teeth are one of the best sources of evidence for both identification and studies of demography, biological relationships and health in ancient human ...

Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels
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The best-selling author of Why the West Rules-for Now examines the evolution and future of human values Most people in the world today think democracy...
Personality
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Why are some people worriers, and others wanderers? Why do some people seem good at empathising, and others at controlling? We have something deep and...

The anthropology of sex
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Sex scholarship has a long history in anthropology, from the studies of voyeuristic Victorian gentlemen ethnographers, to more recent analyses of gay ...
Consumption
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In this engaging new book, Gerda Reith explores key theoretical concepts in the sociology of consumption. Drawing on the ideas of Foucault, Marx and B...

The Japanese house
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In the West the Japanese house has reached iconic status in its architecture, decoration and style. Is this neat, carefully constructed version of Jap...
Dialogues with ethnography
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This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert ...

Herbert Spencer
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Herbert Spencer: Legacies explores and assesses the impact of the ideas and work of the great Victorian polymath Herbert Spencer across a wide range o...
A kingdom in crisis
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'Perhaps the best introduction yet to the roots of Thailand's present political impasse. A brilliant book.'Simon Long, The EconomistStruggling to emer...

Possession
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The first edition of this illuminating study, addressed both to readers new to Jung and to those already familiar with his work, offered fresh insight...
World Heritage and human rights
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The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This interdisciplinar...

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