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Books editi da University Presses Biologia umana e argomenti correlati

Ethnography Through Thick and Thin

Ethnography Through Thick and Thin

Marcus 
edizioni UNIVERSITY PRESSES, 1998

In the 1980s, George Marcus spearheaded a major critique of cultural anthropology, expressed most clearly in the landmark book Writing Culture, which he coedited with James Clifford. Ethnography through Thick and Thin updates and advances that critique for the late 1990s. Marcus presents a series of penetrating and...

€ 45,50
Life Histories of the Dobe !Kung

Life Histories of the Dobe !Kung

Nancy Howell 
edizioni UNIVERSITY PRESSES, 2010

Life Histories of the Dobe !Kung re-examines an important anthropological data set for the Dobe !Kung, the well-known "Bushmen" of the Kalahari Desert, collected by Nancy Howell and colleagues. Using life history analysis, Howell reinterprets this rich material to address the question of how these hunter-gatherers...

€ 33,20
Subjectivity

Subjectivity

J Biehl 
edizioni UNIVERSITY PRESSES, 2007

This innovative volume is an extended intellectual conversation about the ways personal lives are being undone and remade today. Examining the ethnography of the modern subject, this preeminent group of scholars probes the continuity and diversity of modes of personhood across a range of Western and non-Western societies....

€ 33,20