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A Savage Order : How the World's Deadliest Countries Can Forge a Path to Security

The most violent places in the world today are not at war. More people have died in Mexico in recent years than in Iraq and Afghanistan combined. These parts of the world are instead buckling under a maelstrom of gangs, organized crime, political conflict, corruption, and state brutality. Such devastating violence can feel hopeless, yet some places-from Colombia to the Republic of Georgia-have been able to recover. In this powerfully argued and urgent book, Rachel Kleinfeld examines why some
R 221,00

A Primer for Forgetting : Getting Past the Past

A playful and melancholy defense of forgetfulness by exploring the healing effect it can have on the human psyche, from the author of The Gift
R 365,50 R 430,00

Afrikaner identity : Dysfunction and grief

This close media study considers how, squeezed in the moral vice of past and present, Afrikaners look in a mirror that reflects only a beautiful people. It is an image of upstanding, hard-working citizens.
R 420,75 R 495,00

100 Million Years of Food: What Our Ancestors Ate and Why it Matters Today

An exploration of what we eat and how we live, and the health consequences of denying our complicated evolutionary history with food.
R 339,15 R 399,00

Approaches to the Evolution of Language: Language in Prehistory

While no direct evidence for the origin and evolution of language exists, Barnard looks to the present to explain the past, focussing on how modern hunter-gatherers, as non-literate people, use and perceive language. This fascinating book will be welcomed by all those interested in the evolution of language.
R 257,23 R 302,62

African Civilizations: An Archaeological Perspective

This new revised edition of African Civilizations re-examines the physical evidence for developing social complexity in Africa over the last six thousand years. The new edition offers expanded coverage, new illustrations and an extended new list of references. Essential reading for students of archaeology, anthropology, African history and African studies.
R 408,00 R 480,00

Cambridge Library Collection - Anthropology: The Ama-Xosa: Life and Customs

Published in 1932 by John Henderson Soga (1860-1941), a Xhosa minister and scholar, this important work of social anthropology records the customs and traditions of the Xhosa as distinct from other tribal communities in South Africa.
R 629,00 R 740,00

Anthropology's World : Life in a Twenty-first-century Discipline

Maps the contemporary social world of anthropologists and its relation to the wider world in which they carry out their work.
R 514,25 R 605,00

Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics: Typology and Universals

William Croft presents a comprehensive introduction to the method and theory used in studying typology and universals. The second edition of this essential textbook has been thoroughly rewritten and updated to reflect advances in typology and universals in the past decade.
R 565,92 R 665,79

An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology

This clear and concise introduction to anthropological theory, written for undergraduate students, reviews the ideas that have inspired anthropologists in their studies of societies around the world. It describes the key theories, past and present, tracing the way in which they have been translated into anthropological debates.
R 514,48 R 605,27

Anthropological Perspectives on Kinship

Explores new developments in kinship studies in anthropology -- including the impact of new reproductive technologies and changing conceptualisations of personhood and gender.
R 594,15 R 699,00

Cambridge Studies in Medical Anthropology: Embodiment and Experience: The Existential Ground of Culture and Self Series Number 2

A collection of essays examining the relationship between cultural values and the body as a source of symbols and instrument of experience. The contributors discuss topics including dietary customs, the expression of emotion, the experience of pain, and political violence.
R 463,02 R 544,73