29 Mar 2020

Category: Anthropology

Anthropology

A Literary Anthropology of Migration and Belonging: Roots, Routes, and Rhizomes (Palgrave Studies in Literary Anthropology) 

This collection pushes migration and “the minor” to the fore of literary anthropology. What happens when authors who thematize their “minority” background articulate notions of belonging, self, and society in literature? The contributors use “interface ethnography” and “fieldwork on foot” to analyze a broad selection…

Anthropology

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind 

Official U.S. edition with full color illustrations throughout. New York Times Bestseller A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in…

Anthropology

Inscribed Landscapes: Marking and Making Place 

Landscapes all over the world are inscribed with enduring physical marks. Socially constructed and engaged, landscape inscriptions (monuments, roads, gardens, rock-art) are foci of social experience and as such are symbolic expressions that mold and facilitate the transmission of ideas. Through inscription, landscapes become social…

Anthropology

Political Sociology for a Globalizing World 

This accessible book addresses one of the twenty-first century’s most important issues: the increasing lack of connection between political institutions and the social reality of our everyday lives. A gulf between popular expectations and formal politics has widened continually since the revolts against authority of…

Anthropology

The Suffering of the Immigrant 

This book is a major contribution to our understanding of the condition of the immigrant and it will transform the reader’s understanding of the issues surrounding immigration. Sayad’s book will be widely used in courses on race, ethnicity, immigration and identity in sociology, anthropology, cultural…