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33 Meditations on Death : Notes from the Wrong End of Medicine

_________________ "Brilliant - a grimly humorous yet humane account of the realities of growing old in the modern age.
R 289,00 R 340,00

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 399,50 R 470,00

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 340,00 R 400,00

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

Applied Meta-Analysis for Social Science Research

Offering pragmatic guidance for planning and conducting a meta-analytic review, this book is written in an engaging, nontechnical style that makes it ideal for graduate course use or self-study. The author shows how to identify questions that can be answered using meta-analysis, retrieve both published and unpublished studies, create a coding manual, use traditional and unique effect size indices, and write a meta-analytic review. An ongoing example illustrates meta-analytic techniques. In addi
R 761,60 R 896,00

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

Caves of the Ape-Men : South Africa's Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site

The unique fossils featured in Caves of the Ape-Men were excavated at cave-sites which today are clustered within the first World Heritage Site to be proclaimed in South Africa under the auspices of UNESCO.
R 210,80 R 248,00

A Dictionary of Symbols

At every stage of civilization, people have relied on symbolic expression, and advances in science and technology have only increased our dependence on symbols. An essential part of the ancient arts of the Orient and Western medieval traditions, symbolism underwent a twentieth-century revival with
R 556,75 R 655,00

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