Welcome to the 2013 Anthropology Catalogue.
This year sees the publication of some great new textbooks, research, and reference works which we have collected together for you on this first page.
Elsewhere in the catalogue you will find our new and key titles are arranged by series and theme, and these can be accessed using the links on the left hand side.
From introductory guides to textbooks, and reference handbooks to monographs, we are confident you that you will find the right book to suit your needs.
Remember, many of our titles:
• Are available as complimentary exam copies for instructors
• Can be recommended to your university librarians
• Feature our view inside function, where you can view sample pages
• Are accompanied with companion websites that contain extra content and resources
We hope you enjoy using this catalogue and if you have any queries or comments please get in touch. Contact details can be found below the contents list on the left.
Contemporary anthropology is a lively and fast-moving discipline, responding to the challenges of globalisation with exciting new directions and an increasingly interdisciplinary approach. Written by an experienced international team of contributors, this Companion: introduces key contemporary...
To Be Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge
Understanding the Senses In Society
Ways of Sensing is a stimulating exploration of the cultural, historical and political dimensions of the world of the senses. The book spans a wide range of settings and makes comparisons between different cultures and epochs, revealing the power and diversity of sensory expressions across time and...
To Be Published October 31st 2013 by Routledge
A Critical Reader
This Reader is an essential resource for students and scholars interested in the anthropology of morality. The collection includes classical and more recent material, carefully chosen to provide a critical and historical overview of an important and developing field. The selections are...
To Be Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge
A Practical Guide
Doing Anthropological Research provides a practical toolkit for carrying out research. It works through the process chapter by chapter, from the planning and proposal stage to methodologies, secondary research, ethnographic fieldwork, ethical concerns, and writing strategies. Case study examples...
To Be Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge
This volume presents new theoretical approaches, methodologies, subject pools, and topics in the field of environmental anthropology. Environmental anthropologists are increasingly focusing on self-reflection - not just on themselves and their impacts on environmental research, but also on the...
To Be Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture
Making creates knowledge, builds environments and transforms lives. Anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture are all ways of making, and all are dedicated to exploring the conditions and potentials of human life. In this exciting book, Tim Ingold ties the four disciplines together in a way...
Published March 26th 2013 by Routledge
Global Forces, Local Lives, 2nd Edition
Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world. It offers an exceptionally clear and readable introduction to cultural anthropology, closely relating it to key topics such as colonialism and...
Published January 17th 2013 by Routledge
Social Drinking in Cultural Context
Alcohol: Social Drinking in Cultural Context critically examines alcohol use across cultures and through time. This short text is a framework for students to self-consciously examine their beliefs about and use of alcohol, and a companion text for teaching the primary concepts of anthropology to...
Published January 6th 2013 by Routledge
A Reader, 3rd Edition
The classic book that helped to define and legitimize the field of food and culture studies is now available, with major revisions, in a specially affordable e-book version (978-0-203-07975-1). The third edition includes 40 original essays and reprints of previously published classics under...
Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge
A Social and Political History
This lively book offers a fresh look at the history of anthropological theory. Covering key concepts and theorists, Mark Moberg examines the historical context of anthropological ideas and the contested nature of anthropology itself. Anthropological ideas regarding human diversity have always been...
Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge
The World's Other Economy
This book explores globalization as actually experienced by most of the world’s people, buying goods from street vendors brought by traders moving past borders and across continents under the radar of the law. The dimensions and practices of ‘globalization from below’ are depicted and analyzed in...
Published July 29th 2012 by Routledge
Seeking Bridges Towards Mutual Respect
This collection offers the fruits of a stimulating workshop that sought to bridge the fraught relationship which sometimes continues between anthropologists and indigenous/native/aboriginal scholars, despite areas of overlapping interest. Participants from around the world share...
Published April 2nd 2012 by Routledge
Written by leading scholars in the field, this comprehensive and readable resource gives anthropology students a unique guide to the ideas, arguments and history of the discipline. The fully revised and expanded second edition reflects major changes in anthropology in the past decade....
Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge
Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description
Anthropology is a disciplined inquiry into the conditions and potentials of human life. Generations of theorists, however, have expunged life from their accounts, treating it as the mere output of patterns, codes, structures or systems variously defined as genetic or cultural, natural or social....
Published April 18th 2011 by Routledge
Essays on Livelihood, Dwelling and Skill
In this work Tim Ingold offers a persuasive approach to understanding how human beings perceive their surroundings. He argues that what we are used to calling cultural variation consists, in the first place, of variations in skill. Neither innate nor acquired, skills are grown, incorporated into...
Published March 30th 2011 by Routledge
A Brief History
This is the first book to explore the production and significance of lines. As walking, talking, gesticulating creatures, human beings generate lines wherever they go: here, Tim Ingold lays the foundations for an anthropological archaeology of the line. He investigates: speech and song in the...
Published May 2nd 2007 by Routledge