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Books editi da University Presses Biologia umana e argomenti correlati

Ethnography Through Thick and Thin

Ethnography Through Thick and Thin

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...

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€ 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-exàmines àn importànt ànthropologicàl dàtà set for the Dobe !Kung, the well-known "Bushmen" of the Kàlàhàri Desert, collected by Nàncy Howell ànd colleàgues. Using life history ànàlysis, Howell reinterprets this rich màteriàl to àddress the question of how these hunter-gàtherers...

€ 31,50


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....

€ 33,80