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Bulfinch’s Mythology

by Thomas Bulfinch Standard Ebooks (July 13, 2019)

Thomas Bulfinch was an American banker and Latin scholar. Bulfinch’s Mythology is a posthumous compilation of three volumes published by Bulfinch during his lifetime which were intended to introduce the general...


The Arc of the Covenant

by Earl Schwartz Lexington Books (July 08, 2019)

The Arc of the Covenant studies the social, cultural, and political factors that contributed to exceptional Jewish educational success in St. Paul, Minnesota in the latter half of the twentieth century. The...


Objects, Bodies and Work Practice

by Dr. Dennis Day & Johannes Wagner Multilingual Matters (July 02, 2019)

What role do material objects play in the in-situ, embodied and spatial circumstances of interaction? How do people organize their embodied conduct with regard to such objects, and how is this consequential...


What Do We Need Men For?

by E. Jean Carroll St. Martin's Publishing Group (July 02, 2019)

A Washington Post TEN BOOKS TO READ IN JULY | Los Angeles Times’ 7 BUZZWORTHY BOOKS TO READ THIS JULY | TOP 5 HOT BOOKS by The National Book Review| Refinery 29’s GET YOUR HANDS ON THESE JULY 2019 BOOKS...


Lewis Henry Morgan's Comparisons

by Georg Pfeffer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

About 150 years ago L. H. Morgan compared relationship terminologies, societal forms, and ideas of property to recognize the interdependence of the three domains. From a new perspective, the book will re-examine,...


Comical Modernity

by Heidi Hakkarainen Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Though long associated with a small group of coffeehouse elites around the turn of the twentieth century, Viennese “modernist” culture had roots that extended much earlier, and beyond the rarefied sphere...


Articulate Necrographies

by Anastasios Panagiotopoulos & Diana Espírito Santo Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Going beyond the frameworks of the anthropology of death, Articulate Necrographies offers a dramatic new way of studying the dead and its interactions with the living. Traditional anthropology has tended to...


From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen

by Humphrey Asamoah Agyekum Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

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...


Mobile Urbanity

by Neil Carrier & Tabea Scharrer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

The increased presence of Somalis has brought much change to East African towns and cities in recent decades, change that has met with ambivalence and suspicion, especially within Kenya. This volume demystifies...


Critique of Identity Thinking

by Michael Jackson Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Recent world-wide political developments have persuaded many people that we are again living in what Hannah Arendt called “dark times.” Jackson’s response to this age of uncertainty is to remind us how...


The Anti-Social Contract

by Lars Højer Berghahn Books (July 01, 2019)

Set in a remote district of villagers and nomadic pastoralists in the northernmost part of Mongolia, Højer introduces a local world, where social relationships are cast in witchcraft-like idioms of mistrust...


World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined

by Álvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek Anthem Press (June 28, 2019)

World trade and investment law is in crisis: new and progressive ideas are needed.

Rules that facilitated globalization and supported global economic growth are being challenged. A system of global governance...


The Myth of the Dying Church

by Glenn T. Stanton Worthy (June 18, 2019)

Stop believing the false narrative that Christianity is declining, and discover the truth about the health of the church in America and around the world.

Much has been made of the so-called "nones" - those who...


A Death in the Rainforest

by Don Kulick Algonquin Books (June 18, 2019)

One of Time’s 32 Books You Need to Read This Summer

“A profoundly human story about a seemingly exotic and strange place that really isn't so strange at all.” —Carl Hoffman, author of The Last Wild...


The Boho Manifesto

by Julia Chaplin Artisan (June 11, 2019)

The bohemian disruption has arrived. Microdosing psychedelics has become the new business learning tool, spiritual ceremonies and ideas festivals are now coveted pastimes, and Burning Man is already a bigger...


Market Frictions

by Kirsten W. Endres Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Based on ethnographic research conducted during several years, Market Frictions examines the tensions and frictions that emerge from the interaction of global market forces, urban planning policies, and small-scale...


Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

by Paul Collinson, Iain Young, Lucy Antal & Helen Macbeth Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Sustainability is one of the great problems facing food production today. Using cross-disciplinary perspectives from international scholars working in social, cultural and biological anthropology, ecology and...


Money Games

by Anthony J. Pickles Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Gambling in Papua New Guinea, despite being completely absent prior to the Colonial era, has come to supersede storytelling as the region’s main nighttime activity. Money Games is an ethnographic monograph...


Invisible Founders

by Lynn Rainville Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Literal and metaphorical excavations at Sweet Briar College reveal how African American labor enabled the transformation of Sweet Briar Plantation into a private women’s college in 1906. This volume tells...


Crossing Histories and Ethnographies

by Ricardo Roque & Elizabeth G. Traube Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

The key question for many anthropologists and historians today is not whether to cross the boundary between their disciplines, but whether the idea of a disciplinary boundary should be sustained. Reinterpreting...


In Pursuit of Belonging

by Susan Beth Rottmann Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Belonging is a not a state that we achieve, but a struggle that we wage. The struggle for belonging is more difficult if one is returning to a homeland after many years abroad. In Pursuit of Belonging is an...


Encounters with Emotions

by Benno Gammerl, Philipp Nielsen & Margrit Pernau Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Spanning Europe, Asia and the Pacific, Encounters with Emotions investigates experiences of face-to-face transcultural encounters from the seventeenth century to the present and the emotional dynamics that...


The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere

by David Jiménez Torres & Leticia Villamediana González Berghahn Books (June 01, 2019)

Since the explosion of the indignados movement beginning in 2011, there has been a renewed interest in the concept of the “public sphere” in a Spanish context: how it relates to society and to political...


Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back

by Guy Shrubsole William Collins (May 02, 2019)

‘A formidable, brave and important book’ Robert Macfarlane

Who owns England?

Behind this simple question lies this country’s oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England’s elite...


A Dark Secret: Part 3 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret

by Casey Watson HarperElement (May 02, 2019)

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care. It soon...


Extra Time: 10 Lessons for an Ageing World

by Camilla Cavendish HarperCollins (May 02, 2019)

‘An inspirational call to arms’ DAILY MAIL

‘This book is so sensible, so substantially researched, so briskly written, so clear in its arguments, that one wishes Baroness Cavendish was still whispering...


A Dark Secret: Part 2 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 25, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


A Dark Secret: Part 1 of 3

by Casey Watson HarperElement (April 18, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Just when Casey thinks her foster care duties are done, she’s asked to look after Sam, a troubled nine-year-old with a violent streak who drove his previous guardians to release him of their care....


The Girl in the Text

by Ann Smith Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

How are girls represented in written and graphic texts, and how do these representations inform our understanding of girlhood? In this volume, contributors examine the girl in the text in order to explore a...


Rethinking Civil-Military Relations

by Birgitte Refslund Sørensen & Eyal Ben-Ari Berghahn Books (April 01, 2019)

Military-civilian encounters are multiple and diverse in our times. Contributors to this volume demonstrate how military and civilian domains are constituted through entanglements undermining the classic civil-military...


Green and Prosperous Land: A Blueprint for Rescuing the British Countryside

by Dieter Helm William Collins (March 07, 2019)

‘One of the most important books of the decade’ Country Life

Finally, a practical, realistic plan to rescue, preserve and enhance nature.

News about Britain’s wildlife and ecosystems tends to be grim....


Finding Stevie: Part 3 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Part 3 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Finding Stevie: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 21, 2019)

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid she isn’t...


Finding Stevie: Part 2 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 14, 2019)

Part 2 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


How to Lose a Country: The 7 Steps from Democracy to Dictatorship

by Ece Temelkuran Fourth Estate (February 07, 2019)

’This is essential’ Margaret Atwood on Twitter ’The single best book that I have read about the populist, authoritarian trend that is remaking our world’ Benjamin Rhodes, author of The World As It Is...


Finding Stevie: Part 1 of 3: A dark secret. A child in crisis.

by Cathy Glass HarperElement (February 07, 2019)

Part 1 of 3

Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking online.

When Stevie’s social worker tells Cathy, an experienced foster carer, that Stevie, 14, is gender fluid...


Fantasia of the Unconscious

by David Herbert Lawrence Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

I am not a proper archaeologist nor an anthropologist nor an ethnologist. I am no "scholar" of any sort. But I am very grateful to scholars for their sound work. I have found hints, suggestions for what I say...


Irish Fairy Tales

by James Stephens Open BookShelf (March 25, 2018)

Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white illustrations...