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Cultural and Social Anthropology Courses

Welcome to our Cultural and Social Anthropology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

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Race in the 21st Century: Ethnographic Approaches

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$34.95

John Hartigan, Jr.

9780195375602
Paperback
November 2009

The first text to take an explicitly ethnographic approach to the study of race

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City Lights: Urban-Suburban Life in the Global Society

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.95

E. Barbara Phillips

9780195325034
Paperback
November 2009

The most interdisciplinary urban studies book on the market

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Sacred Realms: Readings in the Anthropology of Religion

Second Edition

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$68.95

Richard Warms, James Garber, and R. Jon McGee

9780195341324
Paperback
March 2008

This comprehensive and engaging introduction to the anthropology of religion offers a rich and balanced collection of classic and recent readings by authors from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds.

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Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer

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$20.00

Loïc Wacquant

9780195305623
Paperback
November 2006

"[R]eveals a remarkable ethnographic and theatrical eye...a model account of a personal, embodied sociology..."-- American Journal of Sociology

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Weaving the Past: A History of Latin America's Indigenous Women from the Prehispanic Period to the Present

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$26.95

Susan Kellogg

9780195183283
Paperback
September 2005

Provides broad coverage of gender roles in Latin America over many centuries

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The Human Potential for Peace: An Anthropological Challenge to Assumptions about War and Violence

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$42.95

Douglas P. Fry

9780195181784
Paperback
July 2005

This fascinating study challenges the traditional view that humans are by nature primarily warlike, using a novel set of interpretations based on evidence that includes evolutionary and socio-cultural perspectives.

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Learning Capoeira: Lessons in Cunning from an Afro-Brazilian Art

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$39.95

Greg Downey

9780195176971
Paperback
March 2005

A provocative look at capoeira, a demanding acrobatic art that combines dance, ritual, music, and fighting style

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Rabinal Achi: A Mayan Drama of War and Sacrifice

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$29.95

Dennis Tedlock

9780195139754
Paperback
March 2005

The first English translation of the Beowulf of pre-Columbian civilization

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Race, Nation, and Religion in the Americas

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$36.95

Henry Goldschmidt and Elizabeth McAlister

9780195149197
Paperback
August 2004

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Worlds of Power: Religious Thought and Political Practice in Africa

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$30.00

Stephen Ellis and Gerrie ter Haar

9780195220162
Paperback
May 2004

Looks at the intimate connection between religion, mystical power, and politics in Africa.

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War before Civilization

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$19.99

Lawrence H. Keeley

9780195119121
Paperback
December 1997

Nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Award

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Small Sacrifices: Religious Change and Cultural Identity among the Ngaju of Indonesia

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$69.00

Anne Schiller

9780195095586
Paperback
May 1997

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Women As Ritual Experts: The Religious Lives of Elderly Jewish Women in Jerusalem

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$36.95

Susan Starr Sered

9780195111460
Paperback
November 1996

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Women of Fire and Spirit: History, Faith, and Gender in Roho Religion in Western Kenya

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$63.00

Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton

9780195097917
Paperback
April 1996

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Gender and Conversational Interaction

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$69.00

Deborah Tannen

9780195081947
Paperback
September 1993

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When Men Walk Dry: Portuguese Messianism in Brazil

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$30.00

Carole A. Myscofski

9781555402570
Paperback
January 1989

This book examines the nature of messianic movements by studying a specific case history. Carole Myscovski argues that underlying any single messianic movement is a messianic tradition that draws together messianic and related religious beliefs, rituals, and social structures.

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You Gotta Deal with It: Black Family Relations in a Southern Community

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$29.95

Theodore R. Kennedy

9780195025927
Paperback
March 1980

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Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande

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$39.95

E. E. Evans-Pritchard

9780198740292
Paperback
June 1976

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To Hunt in the Morning

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$57.95

Janet Siskind

9780195018912
Paperback
April 1975

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Honour, Family and Patronage: A Study of Institutions and Moral Values in a Greek Mountain Community

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$62.95

John K. Campbell

9780195197563
Paperback
November 1973

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