Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Culture and the Course of Human Evolution The rapid evolutionary development of modernHomo sapiensover the past 200,000 years is a topic of fevered interest in...

After the Fact: Two Countries, Four Decades, One Anthropologist

After the Fact: Two Countries, Four Decades, One Anthropologist "Suppose," Clifford Geertz suggests, "having entangled yourself every now and again over four decades or so...

The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill, first Edition

The Perception of the Environment: Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill, first Edition In this work Tim Ingold provides a persuasive new approach to the...

Visual anthropology: photography as a research method

Visual anthropology: photography as a research method First published in 1967, Visual Anthropology has become a classic in its field, invaluable not only for anthropologists...

The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History (Basic Books Classics)

The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History (Basic Books Classics) When the apprentices of a Paris printing shop in the 1730s...

Levi-Strauss, Anthropology, and Aesthetics, first Edition

Levi-Strauss, Anthropology, and Aesthetics, first Edition In a wide-ranging 2007 study of Claude Lévi-Strauss's aesthetic thought, Boris Wiseman demonstrates not only its centrality within his...

The Anthropology of the State: A Reader (Blackwell Readers in Anthropology), first Edition

The Anthropology of the State: A Reader (Blackwell Readers in Anthropology), first Edition This innovative reader brings together classic theoretical texts and cutting-edge ethnographic analyses...

The Birth of the Anthropocene

The Birth of the Anthropocene The world faces an environmental crisis unprecedented in human history. Carbon dioxide levels have reached heights not seen for three...

Encyclopedia of Anthropology (5 Volume Set), first Edition

Encyclopedia of Anthropology (5 Volume Set), first Edition This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1,000 entries that focuses on topics...

Visualizing Anthropology: Experimenting with Image-Based Ethnography, illustrated edition

Visualizing Anthropology: Experimenting with Image-Based Ethnography, illustrated edition Questions of vision and knowledge are central to debates about the world in which we live. Developing...