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  • PC Worlds

    PC Worlds
    av Jonathan Friedman

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785336720

    This provocative work offers an anthropological analysis of the phenomenon of political correctness, both as a general phenomenon of communication, in which associations in space and time take precedence over the content of what is communicated, and…

  • Estates and Constitution

    Estates and Constitution
    av Istvan M. Szijarto

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208795

    Across eighteenth-century Europe, political power resided overwhelmingly with absolute monarchs, with notable exceptions including the much-studied British Parliament as well as the frequently overlooked Hungarian Diet, which placed serious constrai…

  • Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

    Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208382

    Across spatial, bodily, and ethical domains, music and dance both emerge from and give rise to intimate collaboration. This theoretically rich collection takes an ethnographic approach to understanding the collective dimension of sound and movement…

  • Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

    Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Dance

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785334535

    Across spatial, bodily, and ethical domains, music and dance both emerge from and give rise to intimate collaboration. This theoretically rich collection takes an ethnographic approach to understanding the collective dimension of sound and movement…

  • Vienna Is Different

    Vienna Is Different
    av Hillary Hope

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782380498

    Assessing the impact of fin-de-siecle Jewish culture on subsequent developments in literature and culture, this book is the first to consider the historical trajectory of Austrian-Jewish writing across the 20th century. It examines how Vienna, the c…

  • Nourishing Life

    Nourishing Life
    av Arianna Huhn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208894

    In this accessible ethnography of a small town in northern Mozambique, everyday cultural knowledge and behaviors about food, cooking, and eating reveal the deeply human pursuit of a nourishing life. This emerges less through the consumption of speci…

  • Exhibiting Europe in Museums

    Exhibiting Europe in Museums
    av Wolfram Kaier

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785332609

    Museums of history and contemporary culture face many challenges in the modern age. One is how to react to processes of Europeanization and globalization, which require more cross-border cooperation and different ways of telling stories for visitors…

  • On Mediation

    On Mediation

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208696

    Exploring mediation and related practices of conflict regulation, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach that includes historical, legal, anthropological and international perspectives. Divided into three sections, the volume observes histori…

  • What Now

    What Now
    av Cameo Dalley

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208856

    Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork undertaken since 2006, the book addresses some of the most topical aspects of remote Aboriginal life in Australia. This includes the role of kinship and family, relationships to land and sea, and cross-cultu…

  • Facing the Crisis

    Facing the Crisis

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207804

    Among the founding nations of the European Union, no nation has experienced a more devastating affect from the 2008 economic crisis than Italy. Although its recovery has recently begun, Italy has fallen even further behind EU economic leaders and th…

  • Search After Method

    Search After Method

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208832

    Reigniting a tradition of learning by experience, Search After Method is a plea for more lively forms of anthropology. The multiple voices resonating in the collection come from anthropologists in all walks of academia as well as outside of it. The…

  • Search After Method

    Search After Method

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209389

    Reigniting a tradition of learning by experience, Search After Method is a plea for more lively forms of anthropology. The multiple voices resonating in the collection come from anthropologists in all walks of academia as well as outside of it. The…

  • Aspirations of Young Adults in Urban Asia

    Aspirations of Young Adults in Urban Asia

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208955

    Comparing first-person ethnographic accounts of young people living, working, and creating relationships in cities across Asia, this volume explores their contemporary lives, pressures, ideals, and aspirations. Delving into topical issues such as ed…

  • Moebius Anthropology

    Moebius Anthropology
    av Don Handelman

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789208542

    Don Handelman's groundbreaking work in anthropology is showcased in this collection of his most powerful essays, edited by Matan Shapiro and Jackie Feldman. The book looks at the intellectual and spiritual roots of Handelman's initiation into anthro…

  • Credit and Debts in an Unequal Society

    Credit and Debts in an Unequal Society
    av Jurgen Schraten

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789206388

    South Africa was one of the first countries in the Global South that established a financialized consumer credit market. This market consolidates rather than alleviates the extreme social inequality within a country. This book investigates the polit…

  • Adventures in Aidland

    Adventures in Aidland

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782380634

    Anthropological interest in new subjects of research and contemporary knowledge practices has turned ethnographic attention to a wide ranging variety of professional fields. Among these the encounter with international development has perhaps been l…

  • Political Violence in the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933

    Political Violence in the Weimar Republic, 1918-1933
    av Journal of Modern European History

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857453143

    In noting that political violence was the product of choices made by political actors rather than the result of irresistible forces ...Schumann issues a pertinent warning while making a first-rate contribution to the scholarly literature on the Weim…

  • From Antiquities to Heritage

    From Antiquities to Heritage
    av Anne Eriksen

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785332050

    Eighteenth-century gentleman scholars collected antiquities. Nineteenth-century nation states built museums to preserve their historical monuments. In the present world, heritage is a global concern as well as an issue of identity politics. What doe…

  • From Antiquities to Heritage

    From Antiquities to Heritage
    av Anne Eriksen

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782382980

    Eighteenth-century gentleman scholars collected antiquities. Nineteenth-century nation states built museums to preserve their historical monuments. In the present world, heritage is a global concern as well as an issue of identity politics. What doe…

  • Conservation's Roots

    Conservation's Roots

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789206920

    The ideas and practices that comprise "conservation" are often assumed to have arisen within the last two centuries. However, while conservation today has been undeniably entwined with processes of modernity, its historical roots run much deeper. Co…

  • State and Civil Society in Northern Europe

    State and Civil Society in Northern Europe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845452322

    "This book will surely be of interest not only to students in the field of comparative politics and comparative welfare regimes, but mor broadly to analysts of the complex relationship between civil society and the state." * American Journal of Soci…

  • State and Civil Society in Northern Europe

    State and Civil Society in Northern Europe

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845451875

    In the current neo-liberal political and economic climate, it is often suggested that a large and strong state stands in opposition to an autonomous and vibrant civil society. However, the simultaneous presence in Sweden of both a famously large pub…

  • Hitler's Dancers

    Hitler's Dancers
    av Lilian Karina

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571816887

    "This book points the way for the next steps of further research ...[It] will be a seminal work in facilitating the analysis of understanding the roles of dance and body under fascism." * H-Net Reviews "...Reading along with rapt attention, I can't…

  • Hitler's Dancers

    Hitler's Dancers
    av Lilian Karina

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571813008

    The Nazis burned books and banned much modern art. Modern expressive dance, however, found favour with the regime and especially with Dr Joseph Goebbels, the Minister of Propaganda. The way in which modern artists collaborated with Nazism reveals an…

  • Cultivating Live Arts

    Cultivating Live Arts

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785339639

    Situated at the crossroads of performance practice, museology, and cultural studies, live arts curation has grown in recent years to become a vibrant interdisciplinary project and a genuine global phenomenon. Curating Live Arts brings together bold…

  • Who's Cashing In?

    Who's Cashing In?

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209150

    From credit cards to cryptocurrencies, online and mobile money to remittances and demonetization policies, cashless infrastructures are becoming increasingly common around the world. Who's Cashing In? explores how different modes of cashlessness imp…

  • Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979

    Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782381013

    The communist German Democratic Republic, founded in 1949 in the Soviet-occupied zone of post-war Germany is, for many people, epitomized by the Berlin Wall; Soviet tanks and surveillance by the secret security police, the Stasi, appear to be centra…

  • Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979

    Power and Society in the GDR, 1961-1979
    av Mary Fulbrook

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845454357

    The communist German Democratic Republic, founded in 1949 in the Soviet-occupied zone of post-war Germany is, for many people, epitomized by the Berlin Wall; Soviet tanks and surveillance by the secret security police, the Stasi, appear to be centra…

  • Religion and Nation

    Religion and Nation
    av Kathryn Spellman

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571815774

    "Given the lack of information about this population in the Westrn world, the focused materials presented in this book help build a better information base on the diverse practices and beliefs of Iranian outside their homeland." * Choice "[This] fir…

  • Becoming East German

    Becoming East German

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785330278

    For roughly the first decade after the demise of the GDR, professional and popular interpretations of East German history concentrated primarily on forms of power and repression, as well as on dissent and resistance to communist rule. Socio-cultural…

  • Shakespeare and Biography

    Shakespeare and Biography

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209044

    From Shakespeare's religion to his wife to his competitors in the world of early modern theatre, biographers have approached the question of the Bard's life from numerous angles. Shakespeare & Biography offers a fresh look at the biographical questi…

  • Shakespeare and Biography

    Shakespeare and Biography

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789209037

    From Shakespeare's religion to his wife to his competitors in the world of early modern theatre, biographers have approached the question of the Bard's life from numerous angles. Shakespeare & Biography offers a fresh look at the biographical questi…

  • Between Marx and Coca-Cola

    Between Marx and Coca-Cola

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845453336

    In the 1960s and 1970s, Western Europe's "Golden Age," a new youth consciousness emerged which gave this period its distinctive character. Offering rich, new material, this volume challenges and moves beyond the easy conflation of European youth cul…

  • Between Marx and Coca-Cola

    Between Marx and Coca-Cola

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845450090

    In the 1960s and 1970s, Western Europe's "Golden Age" [Eric Hobsbawm], a new youth consciousness emerged, which gave this period its distinctive character. Offering rich and new material, this volume moves beyond the easy conflation of youth culture…

  • A U-Turn to the Future

    A U-Turn to the Future

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789205596

    From local bike-sharing initiatives to overhauls of transport infrastructure, mobility is one of the most important areas in which modern cities are trying to realize a more sustainable future. Yet even as politicians and planners look ahead, there…

  • Theorising Media and Conflict

    Theorising Media and Conflict

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789206821

    Theorising Media and Conflict brings together anthropologists as well as media and communication scholars to collectively address the elusive and complex relationship between media and conflict. Through epistemological and methodological reflections…

  • Between Bombs and Good Intentions

    Between Bombs and Good Intentions
    av Rainer Baudendistel

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845450359

    The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have highlighted again the precarious situation aid agencies find themselves in, caught as they are between the firing lines of the hostile parties, as they are trying to alleviate the plight of the civilian populati…

  • Atlantic Perspectives

    Atlantic Perspectives

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789204834

    Focusing on mobility, religion, and belonging, the volume contributes to transatlantic anthropology and history by bringing together religion, cultural heritage and placemaking in the Atlantic world. The entanglements of these domains are ethnograph…

  • Conceptualizing Religion

    Conceptualizing Religion
    av Benson Saler

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571812193

    "In this study, the author displays an astonishing knowledge of the field, an outstanding command of the literature and a most remarkable width of scope." * The Journal of Indo-European Studies "...a timely and useful addition to current discussions…

  • Nordic Paths to Modernity

    Nordic Paths to Modernity

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782386841

    Within the growing attention to the diverse forms and trajectories of modern societies, the Nordic countries are now widely seen as a distinctive and instructive case. While discussions have centred on the 'Nordic model' of the welfare state and its…

  • Curating Live Arts

    Curating Live Arts

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789201345

    Situated at the crossroads of performance practice, museology, and cultural studies, live arts curation has grown in recent years to become a vibrant interdisciplinary project and a genuine global phenomenon. Curating Live Arts brings together bold…

  • The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe

    The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789206425

    Thirty years after the collapse of Communism, and at a time of radically diverse kinds of identity politics, including anti-migrant, anti-Roma, anti-Muslim and anti-establishment movements, this book analyses how Roma identity is expressed in contem…

  • The History of the Armenian Genocide

    The History of the Armenian Genocide
    av Vahakn N. Dadrian

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571816665

    "...totally innovative ...Dadrian exhibits exemplary objectivity and provides us with the fruits of a life of scholarship and research. An inestimable contribution to our knowledge of history." * Journal of the Society of Armenian Studies "...marsha…

  • Dancing At the Crossroads

    Dancing At the Crossroads
    av Helena Wulff

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845455903

    Dancing at the crossroads used to be young people's opportunity to meet and enjoy themselves on mild summer evenings in the countryside in Ireland -- until this practice was banned by law, the Public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Ir…

  • Dancing At the Crossroads

    Dancing At the Crossroads
    av Helena Wulff

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845453282

    Dancing at the crossroads used to be young people's opportunity to meet and enjoy themselves on mild summer evenings in the countryside in Ireland--until this practice was banned by law, the Public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Iris…

  • The Nation, Europe, and the World

    The Nation, Europe, and the World

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571815507

    "The fascinating analyses bring out how the importance and the shape of the others in narratives of the nation vary in the unequal structure of the world and the geopolitics of knowledge production ...the diversity of the essays makes for immensely…

  • The Nation, Europe, and the World

    The Nation, Europe, and the World

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781571815491

    Textbooks in history, geography, and the social sciences provide important insights into the ways in which nation-states project themselves. Based on case studies of France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Greece, Turkey Bulgaria, Russia, and the U…

  • Breaking Boundaries

    Breaking Boundaries

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785337499

    Liminality has the potential to be a leading paradigm for understanding transformation in a globalizing world. As a fundamental human experience, liminality transmits cultural practices, codes, rituals, and meanings in situations that fall between d…

  • Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia

    Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782389057

    In order to move global society towards a sustainable "ecotopia," solutions must be engaged in specific places and communities, and the authors here argue for re-orienting environmental anthropology from a problem-oriented towards a solutions-focuse…

  • Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia

    Environmental Anthropology Engaging Ecotopia

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857458797

    In order to move global society towards a sustainable "ecotopia," solutions must be engaged in specific places and communities, and the authors here argue for re-orienting environmental anthropology from a problem-oriented towards a solutions-focuse…

  • Driving Germany

    Driving Germany
    av Thomas Zeller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845452711

    Hitler's autobahn was more than just the pet project of an infrastructure-friendly dictator. It was supposed to revolutionize the transportation sector in Germany, connect the metropoles with the countryside, and encourage motorization. The propagan…

  • Driving Germany

    Driving Germany
    av Thomas Zeller

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845453091

    Hitler's autobahn was more than just the pet project of an infrastructure-friendly dictator. It was supposed to revolutionize the transportation sector in Germany, connect the metropoles with the countryside, and encourage motorization. The propagan…

  • Adventures in Aidland

    Adventures in Aidland
    av David Mosse

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857451101

    "The contributions are framed by a brief, but rich introductory chapter that contextualizes the anthropology of professional expert knowledge. The volume is concluded by a wonderful (in several meanings), entertaining essay by Raymond Apthorpe." * F…

  • From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen

    From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen
    av Humphrey Asamoah Agyekum

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789202946

    Based on unprecedented access to the Ghanaian military barracks and inspired by the recent resurgence of coups in West Africa, Agyekum assesses why and how the Ghana Armed Forces were transformed from an organization that actively orchestrated coups…

  • Death of the Public University?

    Death of the Public University?

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789200911

    Universities have been subjected to continuous government reforms since the 1980s, to make them `entrepreneurial', `efficient' and aligned to the predicted needs and challenges of a global knowledge economy. Under increasing pressure to pursue `exce…

  • Death of the Public University?

    Death of the Public University?

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785335426

    Universities have been subjected to continuous government reforms since the 1980s, to make them 'entrepreneurial', 'efficient' and aligned to the predicted needs and challenges of a global knowledge economy. Under increasing pressure to pursue 'exce…

  • Archeologies of Confession

    Archeologies of Confession

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789204964

    Modern religious identities are rooted in collective memories that are constantly made and remade across generations. How do these mutations of memory distort our picture of historical change and the ways that historical actors perceive it? Can one…

  • Archeologies of Confession

    Archeologies of Confession

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785335402

    Modern religious identities are rooted in collective memories that are constantly made and remade across generations. How do these mutations of memory distort our picture of historical change and the ways that historical actors perceive it? Can one…

  • Unveiling the Whale

    Unveiling the Whale
    av Arne Kalland

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857451583

    Kalland's direct approach is to be commended as well as the accessibility of the book (blessedly free of jargonized language), and for creating new avenues for further research into the attribution of values and anti-values to highly contentious env…

  • Unveiling the Whale

    Unveiling the Whale
    av Arne Kalland

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845455811

    Whaling has become one of the most controversial environmental issues. It is not that all whale species are at the brink of extinction, but that whales have become important symbols to both pro- and anti-whaling factions and can easily be appropriat…

  • Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough

    Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789203318

    What does it mean to claim that something is broken? What is the connection between tinkering and innovation? And how much tolerance for failure do our societies have? Exploring some of the ways in which repair practices and perceptions of brokennes…

  • A Narrow Bridge to Life

    A Narrow Bridge to Life
    av Bella Gutterman

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845452063

    In 1944, when a large part of Eastern Europe had already been liberated by the Red Army, and after Normandy, more than 60 new forced labor camps were established in Lower Silesia, Germany, adding to the approximately 40 camps that already existed. I…

  • Fascist Interactions

    Fascist Interactions
    av David D. Roberts

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785338199

    Although studies of fascism have constituted one of the most fertile areas of historical inquiry in recent decades, more and more scholars have called for a new agenda with more research beyond Italy and Germany, less preoccupation with definition a…

  • Fascist Interactions

    Fascist Interactions
    av David D. Roberts

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781785331305

    Although studies of fascism have constituted one of the most fertile areas of historical inquiry in recent decades, more and more scholars have called for a new agenda with more research beyond Italy and Germany, less preoccupation with definition a…

  • About the Hearth

    About the Hearth

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782387879

    Due to changing climates and demographics, questions of policy in the circumpolar north have focused attention on the very structures that people call home. Dwellings lie at the heart of many forms of negotiation. Based on years of in-depth research…

  • Financialization

    Financialization

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789207514

    Beginning with an original historical vision of financialization in human history, this volume then continues with a rich set of contemporary ethnographic case studies from Europe, Asia and Africa. Authors explore the ways in which finance inserts i…