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1. Cover image for 'Blindness Through the Looking Glass'
The Performance of Blindness, Gender, and the Sensory Body
Gili Hammer
Challenges visuality as the dominant mode through which we understand gender, social performance, and visual culture
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1. Cover image for 'Blindness Through the Looking Glass'
The Performance of Blindness, Gender, and the Sensory Body
Gili Hammer
Challenges visuality as the dominant mode through which we understand gender, social performance, and visual culture
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Paper 2019 $32.50 Available Add Paper for "Blindness Through the Looking Glass" to Cart
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1. Cover image for 'Blindness Through the Looking Glass'
The Performance of Blindness, Gender, and the Sensory Body
Gili Hammer
Challenges visuality as the dominant mode through which we understand gender, social performance, and visual culture
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Paper 2019 $32.50 Available Add Paper for "Blindness Through the Looking Glass" to Cart
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2. Cover image for 'Breaking Ground'
Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Paper 2006 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Breaking Ground" to Cart
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2. Cover image for 'Breaking Ground'
Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Paper 2006 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Breaking Ground" to Cart
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2. Cover image for 'Breaking Ground'
Pioneering Women Archaeologists
Getzel M. Cohen and Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Editors
Biographies of twelve often-overlooked woman archaeologists
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Paper 2006 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "Breaking Ground" to Cart
Hardcover 2004 $104.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Breaking Ground" to Cart
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3. Cover image for 'The Troubles in Ballybogoin'
Memory and Identity in Northern Ireland
William F. Kelleher, Jr.
A fascinating exploration of how social memory serves to hinder communication and foster disorder in Northern Ireland
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3. Cover image for 'The Troubles in Ballybogoin'
Memory and Identity in Northern Ireland
William F. Kelleher, Jr.
A fascinating exploration of how social memory serves to hinder communication and foster disorder in Northern Ireland
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4. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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4. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
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5. Cover image for 'Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town'
Elisha P. Renne
Argues that progress and fertility cannot be expected to follow a universal trajectory
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Paper 2003 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Population and Progress in a Yoruba Town" to Cart
6. Cover image for 'Our Sisters' Promised Land'
Women, Politics, and Israeli-Palestinian Coexistence
Ayala Emmett
A groundbreaking study of the role of women as political actors—and peacemakers—in the Middle East
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6. Cover image for 'Our Sisters' Promised Land'
Women, Politics, and Israeli-Palestinian Coexistence
Ayala Emmett
A groundbreaking study of the role of women as political actors--and peacemakers--in the Middle East
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Paper 2003 $30.95 Available Add Paper for "Our Sisters' Promised Land" to Cart
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7. 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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7. 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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8. 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
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
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 $84.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Unconventional Sisterhood" to Cart
12. 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
13. 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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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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14. Cover image for 'Staging Philanthropy'
Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916
Jean H. Quataert
Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916
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14. Cover image for 'Staging Philanthropy'
Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916
Jean H. Quataert
Patriotic Women and the National Imagination in Dynastic Germany, 1813-1916
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15. Cover image for 'La Partera'
Story of a Midwife
New Edition
Fran Leeper Buss
The story of one woman's life in rural New Mexico and of her emergence as a community leader
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Paper 2001 $16.95 Available Add Paper for "La Partera" to Cart
16. 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 $94.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Food Rules" to Cart
17. 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 $94.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Home and Hegemony" to Cart
18. Cover image for 'Gender Matters'
Rereading Michelle Z. Rosaldo
Alejandro Lugo and Bill Maurer, Editors
The first reexamination of a key theorist of anthropology
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Hardcover 2000 $99.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Gender Matters" to Cart
18. Cover image for 'Gender Matters'
Rereading Michelle Z. Rosaldo
Alejandro Lugo and Bill Maurer, Editors
The first reexamination of a key theorist of anthropology
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19. Cover image for 'Plundered Kitchens, Empty Wombs'
Threatened Reproduction and Identity in the Cameroon Grassfields
Pamela Feldman-Savelsberg
Illuminates the dynamics of social and cultural disintegration through the social construction of female infertility
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Hardcover 1999 $89.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Plundered Kitchens, Empty Wombs" to Cart
20. Cover image for 'Gendered Missions'
Women and Men in Missionary Discourse and Practice
Mary Taylor Huber and Nancy C. Lutkehaus, Editors
Explores the roles and expectations of women and men in Christian missionary experience
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Hardcover 1999 $99.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Gendered Missions" to Cart
21. Cover image for 'Theorizing Self in Samoa'
Emotions, Genders, and Sexualities
Jeannette Marie Mageo
Proposes a new method for discussing variations in the experience of self across cultures
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Paper 1998 $36.95 Available Add Paper for "Theorizing Self in Samoa" to Cart
22. Cover image for 'Papuan Borderlands'
Huli, Duna, and Ipili Perspectives on the Papua New Guinea Highlands
Aletta Biersack, Editor
Explores cultural contacts along a border zone in a region of increasing international importance
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Hardcover 1996 $99.95 Available Add Hardcover for "Papuan Borderlands" to Cart
23. Cover image for 'Co-wives and Calabashes'
Second Edition
Sally Price
Explores the world of the Saramaka Maroons of Suriname and the status of women as reflected in social structure and art
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Paper 1993 $22.95 Available Add Paper for "Co-wives and Calabashes" to Cart
24. Cover image for 'Intimate Fathers'
The Nature and Context of Aka Pygmy Paternal Infant Care
Barry S. Hewlett
This systematic study of non-Western fathers' roles in infant care focuses on the Aka pygmies of central Africa
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Paper 1993 $28.95 Available Add Paper for "Intimate Fathers" to Cart
25. Cover image for 'Sacred Queens and Women of Consequence'
Rank, Gender, and Colonialism in the Hawaiian Islands
Jocelyn Linnekin
A study of Hawaiian women's cultural valuation and social position in the first century of Western contact
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Paper 1990 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "Sacred Queens and Women of Consequence" to Cart
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