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Physical anthropology books

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Recently Published

Intergenerational Influences on Fertility by Rebecca Sear, Cristina Moya, Susan B. Schaffnit, Paula Sheppard Intergenerational Influences on Fertility
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This book is open access under a CC BY-NC 4.0 license.This book is a result of an interdisciplinary, comparative project testing the hypothesis that kin will influence fertility, incorporating demography, evolutionary biology and anthropology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

Clean and White A History of Environmental Racism in the United States by Carl A. Zimring Clean and White A History of Environmental Racism in the United States

When Joe Biden attempted to compliment Barack Obama by calling him clean and articulate, he unwittingly tapped into one of the most destructive racial stereotypes in American history. This book tells the history of the corrosive idea that whites are...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Race, Ethnicity And Nation International Perspectives On Social Conflict by Peter Ratcliffe Race, Ethnicity And Nation International Perspectives On Social Conflict

This text offers an international and comparative analysis of social division rooted in race, ethnicity and national identity. It provides an overview of the key issues underlying ethnic conflict which has now risen to the top of the international political...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Cultural Landscape Transaction and Values of Nupe Community in Central Nigeria by Isa Bala Muhammad Cultural Landscape Transaction and Values of Nupe Community in Central Nigeria


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

The Governmentality of Black Beauty Shame Discourse, Iconicity and Resistance by Shirley Anne Tate The Governmentality of Black Beauty Shame Discourse, Iconicity and Resistance

This book uses the experiences and conversations of Black British women as a lens to examine the impact of discourses surrounding Black beauty shame. Black beauty shame exists within racialized societies which situate white beauty as iconic, and as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Fat-Talk Nation The Human Costs of America's War on Fat by Susan Greenhalgh Fat-Talk Nation The Human Costs of America's War on Fat


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Confessions of a Secular Jew A Memoir by Eugene Goodheart Confessions of a Secular Jew A Memoir

What it means to be a Jew lies at the very heart of Confessions of a Secular Jew, a provocative memoir and a thoughtful speculation on the nature of Jewish identity and experience in an increasingly secular world.The legacy bequeathed...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Tracing Autism Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and the Affective Labor of Neuroscience by Des Fitzgerald Tracing Autism Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and the Affective Labor of Neuroscience

Tracing Autism is an up-close account of the search for a neurological explanation of autism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Coming Soon

Dialogues with Ethnography Notes on Classics, and How I Read Them by Jan Blommaert Dialogues with Ethnography Notes on Classics, and How I Read Them

Ethnography must be seen as a full theoretical system, not just as a method. In this book, a range of authors are examined, whose work was either instrumental in creating this theoretical system, or might productively be used in developing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Dialogues with Ethnography Notes on Classics, and How I Read Them by Jan Blommaert Dialogues with Ethnography Notes on Classics, and How I Read Them

Ethnography must be seen as a full theoretical system, not just as a method. In this book, a range of authors are examined, whose work was either instrumental in creating this theoretical system, or might productively be used in developing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

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Tracing Autism Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and the Affective Labor of Neuroscience by Des Fitzgerald Tracing Autism Uncertainty, Ambiguity, and the Affective Labor of Neuroscience

In Tracing Autism, Des Fitzgerald offers an up-close account of the search for a neurological explanation of autism. As autism has gained cultural prominence with more diagnoses and more controversy, its biological causes remain elusive.Through in-depth interviews with neuroscientists, psychologists,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Reducing Bodies Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America by Elizabeth M. (Marquette University, USA) Matelski Reducing Bodies Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America
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Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America explores the ways in which women in the years following World War II refashioned their bodies-through reducing diets, exercise, and plastic surgery-and asks what insights these changing beauty standards...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Reducing Bodies Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America by Elizabeth M. (Marquette University, USA) Matelski Reducing Bodies Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America
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Reducing Bodies: Mass Culture and the Female Figure in Postwar America explores the ways in which women in the years following World War II refashioned their bodies-through reducing diets, exercise, and plastic surgery-and asks what insights these changing beauty standards...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/05/2017

Water Abundance, Scarcity, and Security in the Age of Humanity by Jeremy J. Schmidt Water Abundance, Scarcity, and Security in the Age of Humanity

An intellectual history of America's water management philosophy. Humans take more than their geological share of water, but they do not benefit from it equally. This imbalance has created an era of intense water scarcity that affects the security of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2017

The People of Palomas Neandertals from the Sima de Las Palomas del Cabezo Gordo, Southeastern Spain by Erik Trinkaus The People of Palomas Neandertals from the Sima de Las Palomas del Cabezo Gordo, Southeastern Spain

Presents the first detailed overview of the human fossil assemblage found at the Sima de las Palomas site. While scientific discussion continues regarding the precise impact of Neandertals upon modern human physiology and biology, The People of Palomas adds significantly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/04/2017

The Road An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-Border Infrastructures in the Balkans by Dimitris Dalakoglou The Road An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-Border Infrastructures in the Balkans

An ethnographic and historical study of the main Albania-Greece highway, exploring the post-Cold War political and cultural transformation of Europe through the examination of cross-border infrastructure. -- .
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/02/2017

Building Bones Bone Formation and Development in Anthropology by Christopher J. (University of Calgary) Percival Building Bones Bone Formation and Development in Anthropology

In this volume, studies of bone growth and development illustrate new methods and insights that enhance the anthropological understanding of skeletal variation.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/02/2017

The Road An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-Border Infrastructures in the Balkans by Dimitris Dalakoglou The Road An Ethnography of (Im)Mobility, Space, and Cross-Border Infrastructures in the Balkans

An ethnographic and historical study of the main Albania-Greece highway, exploring the post-Cold War political and cultural transformation of Europe through the examination of cross-border infrastructure. -- .
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2017

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