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1. Cover image for 'Shugendo'
Essays on the Structure of Japanese Folk Religion
Volume: 32
Miyake Hitoshi
A comprehensive work on Japanese asceticism and folk religion.
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Paper 2007 $26.00 Available Add Paper for "Shugendo" to Cart
2. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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Paper 2004 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Remembering to Live" to Cart
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2. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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3. Cover image for 'Sensual Relations'
Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory
David Howes
Offers a full-bodied approach to the study of culture in which each sense serves as a potent register of meaning
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Paper 2003 $32.95 Available Add Paper for "Sensual Relations" to Cart
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3. Cover image for 'Sensual Relations'
Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory
David Howes
Offers a full-bodied approach to the study of culture in which each sense serves as a potent register of meaning
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Paper 2003 $32.95 Available Add Paper for "Sensual Relations" to Cart
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3. Cover image for 'Sensual Relations'
Engaging the Senses in Culture and Social Theory
David Howes
Offers a full-bodied approach to the study of culture in which each sense serves as a potent register of meaning
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Paper 2003 $32.95 Available Add Paper for "Sensual Relations" to Cart
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4. Cover image for 'Secrecy and Cultural Reality'
Utopian Ideologies of the New Guinea Men's House
Gilbert Herdt
A compelling study of male ritual secrecy and its impact on the cultures of Melanesia and Papua New Guinea
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Paper 2003 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Secrecy and Cultural Reality" to Cart
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4. Cover image for 'Secrecy and Cultural Reality'
Utopian Ideologies of the New Guinea Men's House
Gilbert Herdt
A compelling study of male ritual secrecy and its impact on the cultures of Melanesia and Papua New Guinea
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Paper 2003 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Secrecy and Cultural Reality" to Cart
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5. Cover image for 'Conceiving Cultures'
Reproducing People and Places on Nuakata, Papua New Guinea
Shelley Mallett
Makes explicit anthropology's implicit project to understand the self by way of the other
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Paper 2003 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Conceiving Cultures" to Cart
6. Cover image for 'On the Banks of the Ganga'
When Wastewater Meets a Sacred River
Kelly D. Alley
Explores the collision of sacred purity with environmental pollution of the river Ganga (Ganges)
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Paper 2002 $37.95 Available Add Paper for "On the Banks of the Ganga" to Cart
7. Cover image for 'Harvesting Development'
The Construction of Fresh Food Markets in Papua New Guinea
Karl Benediktsson
An examination of the global-local tension evident in much work on development issues through the example of fresh food markets in Papua New Guinea
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Paper 2002 $31.95 Available Add Paper for "Harvesting Development" to Cart
8. Cover image for 'The Otherness of Self'
A Genealogy of Self in Contemporary China
Xin Liu
An exploration of the conflict between traditional Chinese ideology and modern Chinese business practice
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Paper 2002 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "The Otherness of Self" to Cart
9. Cover image for 'Our Women Are Free'
Gender and Ethnicity in the Hindukush
Wynne Maggi
An exploration of the lives of women among the Kalasha, a tiny, vibrant community in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province
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9. Cover image for 'Our Women Are Free'
Gender and Ethnicity in the Hindukush
Wynne Maggi
An exploration of the lives of women among the Kalasha, a tiny, vibrant community in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province
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Paper 2001 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Our Women Are Free" to Cart
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10. Cover image for 'Invitations to Love'
Literacy, Love Letters, and Social Change in Nepal
Laura M. Ahearn
A discussion of the implications of the emergence of love-letter correspondences for social relations in Nepal
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Paper 2001 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Invitations to Love" to Cart
11. Cover image for 'Unconventional Sisterhood'
Feminist Catholic Nuns in the Philippines
Heather L. Claussen
An unusual ethnography of Catholic sisters in the Philippines
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Hardcover 2001 $80.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Unconventional Sisterhood" to Cart
12. Cover image for 'Encompassing Others'
The Magic of Modernity in Melanesia
Edward LiPuma
An investigation of how the advance of capitalism, colonialism, and Christianity has engaged a Melanasian society
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Paper 2001 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "Encompassing Others" to Cart
13. Cover image for 'The Network Inside Out'
Annelise Riles
A fascinating study of institutional knowledge practices
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13. Cover image for 'The Network Inside Out'
Annelise Riles
A fascinating study of institutional knowledge practices
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14. Cover image for 'Masculinity, Motherhood, and Mockery'
Psychoanalyzing Culture and the Iatmul Naven Rite in New Guinea
Eric Kline Silverman
An important ethnographic analysis of motherhood in one Melanesian society
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Paper 2001 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Masculinity, Motherhood, and Mockery" to Cart
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British and American Travel Writing in China, 1880-1949
Nicholas R. Clifford
An examination of the writings of travelers to China in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
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Hardcover 2001 $80.00 Out of Stock Add Hardcover for ""A Truthful Impression of the Country"" to Cart
16. Cover image for 'Borders of Being'
Citizenship, Fertility, and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Margaret Jolly and Kalpana Ram, Editors
Explores the intermingling of women's bodies and nations' boundaries
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Paper 2001 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Borders of Being" to Cart
Hardcover 2001 $93.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Borders of Being" to Cart
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Citizenship, Fertility, and Sexuality in Asia and the Pacific
Margaret Jolly and Kalpana Ram, Editors
Explores the intermingling of women's bodies and nations' boundaries
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Paper 2001 $34.95 Available Add Paper for "Borders of Being" to Cart
Hardcover 2001 $93.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Borders of Being" to Cart
17. Cover image for 'Beyond Translation'
Essays toward a Modern Philology
A. L. Becker
A bold, new approach to language that addresses the subtleties of cultural identity
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Paper 2000 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Beyond Translation" to Cart
18. Cover image for 'Warless Societies and the Origin of War'
Raymond C. Kelly
A concise study using archeological and ethnographic evidence to refute current theories about the origin of war
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Paper 2000 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Warless Societies and the Origin of War" to Cart
19. Cover image for 'The Rope of God'
James T. Siegel
An ethnography of Aceh, Indonesia, by a master anthropologist
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Paper 2000 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "The Rope of God" to Cart
20. Cover image for 'God-Apes and Fossil Men'
Paleoanthropology of South Asia
Kenneth A. R. Kennedy
Provides the first comprehensive study of the ancient peoples of south Asia
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Hardcover 2000 $95.00 Available Add Hardcover for "God-Apes and Fossil Men" to Cart
21. Cover image for 'Colonialism Experienced'
Vietnamese Writings on Colonialism, 1900-1931
Truong Buu Lam
Documenting a shifting worldview in late-colonial Vietnam
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Paper 2000 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Colonialism Experienced" to Cart
22. Cover image for 'Food Rules'
Hunting, Sharing, and Tabooing Game in Papua New Guinea
Harriet Whitehead
Presents a radically new picture of the role of social actors in the making of culture
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Hardcover 2000 $88.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Food Rules" to Cart
23. Cover image for 'Home and Hegemony'
Domestic Service and Identity Politics in South and Southeast Asia
Kathleen M. Adams and Sara Dickey, Editors
Original and provocative essays on the construction of identity and hegemony
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Hardcover 2000 $88.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Home and Hegemony" to Cart
24. Cover image for 'Changing Lives, Changing Rites'
Ritual and Social Dynamics in Philippine and Indonesian Uplands
Susan D. Russell and Clark E. Cunningham, Editors
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Paper 1999 $17.95 Available Add Paper for "Changing Lives, Changing Rites" to Cart
25. Cover image for 'The Socialization of Family Size Values'
Youth and Family Planning in an Indian Village
Volume: 12
Thomas Poeffenbeger
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Paper 1999 $3.95 Out of Stock Add Paper for "The Socialization of Family Size Values" to Cart
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