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  • Psychology of Revolution
    Gustave Lebon
    The present age is not merely an epoch of discovery; it is also a period of revision of the various elements of knowledge. Having recognised that there are no phenomena of which the first cause is still accessible, science has resumed the examination of her ancient certitudes, and has proved their fragility. To-day she sees her ancient principles vanishing one by one. ...
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    27,92 €

  • Fei Xiaotong Studies, Vol. II, Chinese edition
    The year 2016 was a significant year for honouring Professor Fei Xiaotong (1910–2005), because it was the 80th anniversary of his fieldwork in Kaixiangong Village.Fei Xiaotong Studies (Volume 2) consists of articles by authors from the UK, Japan, USA, Germany, China and Hong Kong. The main articles focus on Fei Xiaotong and related studies, with China in comparative perspective...
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    73,94 €

  • CHINA THROUGH AMERICAN EYES
    WENXIAN ZHANG
    Cultural understanding between the United States and China has been a long and complex process. The period from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century is not only a critical era in modern Chinese history, but also the peak time of illustrated news reporting in the United States. Besides images from newspapers and journals, this collection also contains pictur...
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    165,78 €

  • Growing Up in Transit
    Danau Tanu
    In this compelling study of the children of serial migrants, Danau Tanu argues that the international schools they attend promote an ideology of being "international" that is Eurocentric. Despite the cosmopolitan rhetoric, hierarchies of race, culture and class shape popularity, friendships and romance on campus. By going back to high school for a year, Tanu befriended transnat...
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    184,05 €

  • Permaculture Plants
    Jeff Nugent
    The comprehensive guide to edible  and useful Agaves and Cacti. Productive plants for land rehabilitation. Plants which survive uncertain rainfall. Drought and snow resistant plants. Staples  of  ancient  cultures. Low effort emergency food. Extensively  indexed. Over 400 useful species covered. ...
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    26,20 €

  • Canibalismo en la Cueva de Malamuerzo
    Ana Solari Giachino / Inmaculada Alemán Aguilera / Miguel Botella López
    This volume focuses on: the identification of indelible traces recorded on bones; on human actions associated with these marks; and finally on human behaviours that led to actions performed on bodies around the time of death. The research joins a long line of studies focused on cannibalism recognition, as one of the behaviours associated with death carried out by different soci...
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    80,05 €

  • Indigenous Knowledge
    Sarah Johnson
    The third volume in the reader series, ’Themes in Environmental History’.Comprising essays selected from our journals, Environment and History and Environmental Values, these inexpensive paperbacks address important aspects of environmental history, by means of theoretical essays and case studies. Indigenous Knowledge investigates how indigenous peoples from various cultures in...
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    38,83 €

  • Race Relations at the Margins
    Jeff Forret
    'Forret... has deepened our understanding of the complexity of relations between slaves and poor whites.' -- Georgia Historical QuarterlyCovering a broad geographic scope from Virginia to South Carolina between 1820 and 1860, Jeff Forret scrutinizes relations among rural poor whites and slaves, a subject previously unexplored and certainly under-reported. Forret's findings ...
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    29,40 €

  • Soils and Societies
    Described in Nature as ’a delight for the soil aficionado’, this multi-authored collection examines the complex interrelations between societies in different parts of the world and the soils they relied on from the perspectives of geomorphology, archaeology, pedology and history. The geographical spread includes Mesoamerica, Africa, Europe, Australia, India and Easter Island. F...
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    50,36 €

  • Investigating Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherer Identities
    Edited by H. L. Cobb, F. Coward, L. Grimshaw and S. Price.This volume stems from sessions at the 2004 Theoretical Archaeology Conference at Glasgow University, entitled "Hunter-Gatherers in Early Prehistory" and "Hunting for Meaning: Interpretive Approaches to the Mesolithic". The sessions came about as a response to a continuing lack of appreciation of new developments in theo...
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    60,70 €

  • Cypriana
    SAINT CYPRIAN of Antioch and (to a far lesser extent) SAINT JUSTINA of Antioch have recently been the focus of a resurgence of interest in the English-speaking world. It has been remarked that they stand at a crossroads of the so-called Old and New Worlds, forming an intermediary nexus of Christian thaumaturgy and older pagan mysteries. The former, an infernal sorcerer-saint an...
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    34,77 €

  • Rewild or Die
    Urban Scout
    Rewild or Die is a collection of essays written by Urban Scout exploring the philosophy of the emerging rewilding renaissance, in which civilized humans are thought to be 'domesticated' through thousands of years of sedentary, agrarian life. This way of life is believed to be the root of all environmental destruction and social injustice. Rewilding is the process of un-doing th...
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    16,82 €

  • How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm
    Mei-Ling Hopgood
    A tour of global practices that will inspire American parents to expand their horizons (and geographical borders) and learn that there’s more than one way to diaper a baby. Mei-Ling Hopgood, a first-time mom from suburban Michigan-now living in Buenos Aires-was shocked that Argentine parents allow their children to stay up until all hours of the night. Could there really be soc...
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    13,53 €

  • Localism in the Mass Age
    In the United States the conventional left/right distinction has become increasingly irrelevant, if not harmful. The reigning political, cultural, and economic visions of both the Democrats and the Republicans have reached obvious dead ends. Liberalism, with its hostility to any limits, is collapsing. So-called Conservatism has abandoned all pretense of conserving anything at a...
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    26,75 €

  • The Dwarfs of Mount Atlas
    Robert Grant Haliburton
    Robert Grant Haliburton spent his last years proposing the existence of a distinctive tribal group of small stature within the Atlas Mountains and vicinity. He collected local stories and eyewitness accounts of this 'dwarf people,' debated critics, and published theories. These curious tales disappeared (or at least were never investigated fully) after Haliburton died, but he l...
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    19,93 €

  • Sands Of Time
    GEW Sciences sociales Group
    This is the first volume in the 12-volume 'Knowledge of the Gulf'- series. 'Sands of Time: The Gulf’s Rich Tapestry Before Oil', in 23 chapters and over 300 pages, delves into the fascinating history of the Gulf region before the transformative discovery of oil.This compelling narrative uncovers the economic and social structures that shaped the lives of Gulf inhabitants for ce...
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    28,77 €

  • The Truth of Mankind
    Cesáreo Bandera
    The Truth of Mankind draws on Cesáreo Bandera’s long lifetime of critical experience and literary scholarship. Bandera is not only a celebrated and distinguished interpreter of Latin and Greek literature, of Cervantes and Calderón, and many other seminal figures, but was also a friend and colleague of the late René Girard, the celebrated Catholic theorist of the 'scapegoat mech...
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    25,18 €

  • Refugee Support and Moral Practice in Slovakia
    Eva-Maria Walther
    This ethnography accompanies people who support refugees in Slovakia-outlining the personal and political dilemmas that complicate refugee care in Central Eastern Europe and beyond. ...
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    158,42 €

  • The Potential for Anthropology and Urban Community Engagement
    Jill Florence Lackey / Rick Petrie
    The relationship between anthropology departments and their surrounding urban communities has been traditional limited by a number of factors. The Potential for Anthropology and Urban Community Engagement pushes past these limitations, developing a firm foundation from which applied anthropology can support grassroots research and lasting community programs. Using two partnerin...
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    163,82 €

  • Egalitarian Dynamics
    Liminality: the state of being ’betwixt and between’ is one of anthropology’s most influential concepts. This volume reconsiders Victor Turner’s innovative extension of Arnold Van Gennep’s concept of liminality from within the Manchester tradition of Social Anthropology established by Max Gluckman. Turner’s work was grounded in ethnography and engaged with philosophical perspec...
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    197,36 €

  • Prehistoric man
    Sir Daniel Wilson
    Prehistoric man : researches into the origin of civilisation in the Old and the New world, a classical book, was published more than a century ago and has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future g...
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    21,95 €

  • Prehistoric man
    W. L. H. Duckworth
    Prehistoric man, a classical book, was published more than a century ago and has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future generations. This whole book has been reformatted, retyped and designed. Th...
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    16,44 €

  • Prehistoric Men
    Robert J. Braidwood
    Prehistoric Men, a classical book, was published more than a century ago and has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future generations. This whole book has been reformatted, retyped and designed. Th...
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    18,75 €

  • The Prehistoric World; Or, Vanished Races
    Emory Adams Allen
    The Prehistoric World; Or, Vanished Races, a classical book, was published more than a century ago and has been considered important throughout the human history, and so that this work is never forgotten we at Alpha Editions have made efforts in its preservation by republishing this book in a modern format for present and future generations. This whole book has been reformatted...
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    30,22 €

  • Duello di campagna in contromano
    Samuel Hurtado
    Duelo de País en Contramarcha è l’esperienza di un paese in agonia per la rovina, la corruzione e la demolizione: ci saranno diritti umani per istituzioni come quella del paese? Anche le circostanze dell’agonia si inseriscono nella genesi etno-psichica del trauma della nascita a-sociale, dell’impasse del femminismo e dell’utopia del Paese felice. Anche a una festa, i venezuelan...
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    118,18 €

  • Landduell im Gegenmarsch
    Samuel Hurtado
    Duelo de País en Contramarcha ist die Erfahrung eines Landes in Agonie des Verfalls, der Korruption und des Abbruchs. Wird es Menschenrechte für Institutionen wie die des Landes geben? Selbst die Umstände der Agonie sind in die ethnopsychische Genese des Traumas der a-sozialen Geburt, der Sackgasse des Feminismus und der Utopie des glücklichen Landes eingefügt. Selbst auf einer...
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    118,11 €

  • Duelo campestre em contra-marcha
    Samuel Hurtado
    Duelo de País en Contramarcha é a experiência de um país em agonia de ruína, corrupção e demolição. Haverá direitos humanos para instituições como a do país? Até as circunstâncias da agonia estão inseridas na génese etno-psíquica do trauma do nascimento a-social, do impasse do feminismo e da utopia do país feliz. Mesmo numa festa, os venezuelanos estão em pânico, estão sobrecar...
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    118,20 €

  • Tangut Tombs
    Diane Wen Zhang-Goldberg
    Beyond being the first extensive work on Tangut funerary culture outside of China, this monograph offers insights into the Mi-Nia (Tangut), a Central Asian people that are little known in the West despite the splendour of their imperial cemetery near Yinchuan and quality of their paintings in the Dunhuang Caves. In addition to a comprehensive survey of Tangut tombs, the researc...
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    131,28 €

  • Du folklore à l’art Bakhshi
    Dzhamilya KURBANOVA
    La monographie est consacrée aux problèmes de classification des genres du patrimoine musical turkmène de tradition orale. L’analyse présentée dans l’ouvrage est basée sur des échantillons d’archives audio/vidéo provenant du fonds de musique traditionnelle du Conservatoire national turkmène portant le nom de M. Kuliyeva. L’analyse est basée sur des échantillons d’archives audio...
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    58,35 €

  • Von der Folklore zur Bakhshi-Kunst
    Dzhamilya KURBANOVA
    Die Monographie ist der Problematik der Klassifizierung der Genres des turkmenischen musikalischen Erbes der mündlichen Tradition gewidmet. Die in der Arbeit vorgestellte Analyse basiert auf archivierten Audio-/Videoproben aus dem Fonds für traditionelle Musik des turkmenischen Nationalkonservatoriums, das nach M. Kuliyeva benannt ist. Die Analyse stützt sich auf archivierte Au...
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    58,34 €