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26. Cover image for 'Anthropometric Standards'
An Interactive Nutritional Reference of Body Size and Body Composition for Children and Adults
2nd Edition
A. Roberto Frisancho
Compiles the largest database of material on anthropometric standards from National Health Examination surveys
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27. Cover image for 'Kyongju Things'
Assembling Place
Robert Oppenheim
A historical ethnography of place amidst objects in the contemporary city of Kyongju, South Korea
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28. Cover image for 'Contesting the Commons'
Privatizing Pastoral Lands in Kenya
Carolyn K. Lesorogol
Examines the highly disputed idea of privatizing communal land through one Samburu community
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29. Cover image for 'Weaving a Way Home'
A Personal Journey Exploring Place and Story
Leslie Van Gelder

An inquiry into how we engage with the world, and how solutions to environmental challenges can be found in the heart of our emotional relationships with places

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30. Cover image for 'Democratic Designs'
International Intervention and Electoral Practices in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina
Kimberley Coles
Examines the world of humanitarian aid workers and the processes of democratization that they put into effect in Bosnia-Herzegovina
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31. Cover image for 'Doing Time on the Outside'
Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America
Donald Braman
A compelling account of the unintended social, financial, and personal consequences of incarceration on the families of prisoners
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31. Cover image for 'Doing Time on the Outside'
Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America
Donald Braman
A compelling account of the unintended social, financial, and personal consequences of incarceration on the families of prisoners
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32. Cover image for 'Stories as Equipment for Living'
Last Talks and Tales of Barbara Myerhoff
Barbara Myerhoff
Takes us deeper into Barbara Myerhoff's examination of the place of narrative in human life, providing a treasury of reflection, experience, and wisdom as colorful as any collection of tales
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33. Cover image for 'Natures Past'
The Environment and Human History
Edited by Paolo Squatriti
A global examination of how human communities have interacted with different kinds of natural environments through their cultural, social and economic activities
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34. Cover image for 'The Future of Class in History'
What's Left of the Social?
Geoff Eley and Keith Nield
In the struggle between "social" and "cultural" thinking, the refusal to choose sides can be a radical and vital move
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35. Cover image for 'Shugendo'
Essays on the Structure of Japanese Folk Religion
Volume: 32
Miyake Hitoshi; Edited and with an Introduction by H. Byron Earhart
The first comprehensive English translation of a foundational work on Japanese asceticism and folk religion
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36. Cover image for 'Matrilineal Communities, Patriarchal Realities'
A Feminist Nirvana Uncovered
Kanchana N. Ruwanpura
A study of Muslim, Sinhala, and Tamil households in Sri Lanka that examines the commonality of the patriarchal structures and economic problems in such households
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37. Cover image for 'Modern Loves'
The Anthropology of Romantic Courtship and Companionate Marriage
Jennifer S. Hirsch and Holly Wardlow, Editors
Grounded in recent, cutting edge feminist anthropological theory, these essays discuss how women and men do courtship, intimacy, and marriage around the world
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37. Cover image for 'Modern Loves'
The Anthropology of Romantic Courtship and Companionate Marriage
Jennifer S. Hirsch and Holly Wardlow, Editors
Grounded in recent, cutting edge feminist anthropological theory, these essays discuss how women and men do courtship, intimacy, and marriage around the world
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38. Cover image for 'Cage of Freedom'
Tamil Identity and the Ethnic Fetish in Malaysia
Andrew C. Willford
An ethnographic look at rituals across class and status among Malyasian Tamils
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39. Cover image for 'Documents'
Artifacts of Modern Knowledge
Edited by Annelise Riles
Reflects on the new challenges to humanistic social science in a world in which the subjects of research increasingly share the professional passions and problems of the researcher
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40. Cover image for 'Slayers and Their Vampires'
A Cultural History of Killing the Dead
Bruce A. McClelland
The first book to explore the origins of the vampire slayer
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40. Cover image for 'Slayers and Their Vampires'
A Cultural History of Killing the Dead
Bruce A. McClelland
The first book to explore the origins of the vampire slayer
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40. Cover image for 'Slayers and their Vampires'
A Cultural History of Killing the Dead
Bruce A. McClelland
The first book to explore the origins of the vampire slayer
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41. Cover image for 'Free Trade and Freedom'
Neoliberalism, Place, and Nation in the Caribbean
Karla Slocum
Considers the relationship between market liberalization, social movements, and everyday forms and narratives of work
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42. 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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42. 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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42. 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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43. Cover image for 'States of Violence'
Fernando Coronil and Julie Skurski, Editors
An exploration of the often unrecognized violent foundations of modern nations
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44. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
The Curious Fate of American Materialism
1st Edition
Robert E. Lane
A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views
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44. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
The Curious Fate of American Materialism
Robert E. Lane
A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views
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45. Cover image for 'Islam and the Prayer Economy'
History and Authority in a Malian Town
Benjamin F. Soares
A close look at the changing terms of exchange between gifts and blessings
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46. Cover image for 'Markets and Cultural Voices'
Liberty vs. Power in the Lives of Mexican Amate Painters
Tyler Cowen
Explores the world of three Mexican artists to reveal how globalization shapes their lives
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46. Cover image for 'Markets and Cultural Voices'
Liberty vs. Power in the Lives of Mexican Amate Painters
Tyler Cowen
Explores the world of three Mexican artists to reveal how globalization shapes their lives
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Paper 2005 $33.95 Available Add Paper for "Markets and Cultural Voices" to Cart
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47. Cover image for 'Engaged Anthropology'
Research Essays on North American Archaeology, Ethnobotany, and Museology
Volume: 94
Edited by Michelle Hegmon and B. Sunday Eiselt
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47. Cover image for 'Engaged Anthropology'
Research Essays on North American Archaeology, Ethnobotany, and Museology
Volume: 94
Edited by Michelle Hegmon and B. Sunday Eiselt
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48. Cover image for 'Wrapped in Beauty'
The Koelz Collection of Kashmiri Shawls
Volume: 93
Grace Beardsley in collaboration with Carla M. Sinopoli
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48. Cover image for 'Wrapped in Beauty'
The Koelz Collection of Kashmiri Shawls
Grace Beardsley in collaboration with Carla M. Sinopoli
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49. Cover image for 'Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies'
Turkana Ecology, Politics, and Raiding in a Disequilibrium System
J. Terrence McCabe
An in-depth look at the ecology, history, and politics of land use among the Turkana pastoral people in Northern Kenya
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49. Cover image for 'Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies'
Turkana Ecology, Politics, and Raiding in a Disequilibrium System
J. Terrence McCabe
An in-depth look at the ecology, history, and politics of land use among the Turkana pastoral people in Northern Kenya
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Paper 2004 $37.95 Available Add Paper for "Cattle Bring Us to Our Enemies" to Cart
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50. Cover image for 'The Jesuit and the Incas'
The Extraordinary Life of Padre Blas Valera, S.J.
Sabine Hyland
The story of the life and untimely death of a persecuted priest in colonial Peru and the controversy over mysterious, recently discovered documents about him
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Paper 2004 $29.95 Available Add Paper for "The Jesuit and the Incas" to Cart
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