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Welcome to the Anthropology books catalogue 2015. Here you will find new and forthcoming titles in anthropology, representing the highest quality of academic research and teaching materials from renowned authors. Our highlights this year include an outstanding new state-of-the-field survey, The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology. Other key titles include Andrew Beatty’s After the Ancestors, a gripping account of life in a tribal society in extremis, a new edition of Lancy’s bestseller, The Anthropology of Childhood, and Alessandro Duranti’s The Anthropology of Intentions. Our publications are available in a variety of formats, including ebooks and print, as well as online collections for institutional purchase via our publishing service University Publishing Online, which incorporates the Cambridge Books Online platform. To see more book listings, product information, preview extracts and reviews, you can find us online at www.cambridge.org/anthropology. Useful contacts Book Proposals:   Andrew Winnard, (awinnard@cambridge.org) Further information about Anthropology titles:   James McKellar, (jmckellar@cambridge.org)

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Contents Anthropological theory 1 Social, cultural anthropology 2 Linguistic anthropology 10 Biological anthropology 13 Anthropology (general) 16 Also of interest 17 Information on related journals Inside back cover

David F. Lancy

The Anthropology of Childhood

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Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings Second edition

The Anthropology of

INTENTIONS

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Language in a World of Others

A L ESSA N DRO DU R A N T I

Enfield, Kockelman and Sidnell

This state-of-the-field survey covers a wide range of topics, approaches, and theories, such as the nature and function of language systems, the relationship between language and social interaction, and the place of language in the social life of communities. Promoting a broad vision of the subject, spanning a range of disciplines from linguistics to biology, from psychology to sociology and philosophy, this authoritative handbook is an essential reference guide for students and researchers working on language and culture across the social sciences.

“This extraordinarily stimulating book is a thoughtfully composed collection of fresh perspectives on five major themes in the anthropology of language.” Anthony C. Woodbury, Department of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin “This collection not only spans an impressive range of linguistic and transdisciplinary topics, but also reflects the main centers of research and discovery in modern linguistic anthropology.” John B. Haviland, Anthropology, University of California, San Diego

N. J. Enfield is a Professor at the University of Sydney and Radboud University Nijmegen, and is a Senior Staff Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

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Paul Kockelman is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Yale University.

The Cambridge Handbook of The Cambridge Handbook of

Printed in the United Kingdom

The field of linguistic anthropology looks at human uniqueness and diversity through the lens of language, our species’ special combination of art and instinct. Human language both shapes, and is shaped by, our minds, societies, and cultural worlds.

Linguistic Anthropology

9781107028876 Enfield, Kockelman & Sidnell JKT C M Y K

Contributors to this handbook: Mark Aronoff, Stony Brook University Bernard Bate, Yale University Balthasar Bickel, University of Zurich Roger M. Blench, Kay Williamson Educational Foundation Robert B. Brandom, University of Pittsburgh Penelope Brown, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, University of Helsinki Dan Dediu, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Mark Dingemanse, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics R. M. W. Dixon, James Cook University Penelope Eckert, Stanford University N. J. Enfield, The University of Sydney Paja Faudree, Brown University Luke Fleming, Université de Montréal Simeon Floyd, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Suzanne Gaskins, Northeastern Illinois University Ilana Gershon, Indiana University Susan Goldin-Meadow, University of Chicago Magnus Pharao Hansen, Brown University Paul Kockelman, Yale University Michael Lempert, University of Michigan Stephen C. Levinson, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Paul Manning, Trent University Irit Meir, University of Haifa Shaylih Muehlmann, University of British Columbia Carol Padden, University of California, San Diego Keren Rice, University of Toronto Alan Rumsey, Australian National University Wendy Sandler, University of Haifa Jack Sidnell, University of Toronto Michael Silverstein, University of Chicago Rupert Stasch, University of California, San Diego David Tavárez, Vassar College Sandra A. Thompson, University of California, Santa Barbara

Linguistic Anthropology edited by N. J. Enfield, Paul Kockelman and Jack Sidnell

Jack Sidnell is Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Linguistics at the University of Toronto.


Featured authors Professor David F. Lancy, Utah State University Author of The Anthropology of Childhood The Anthropology of Childhood provides a comprehensive analysis of childhood from a cross-cultural perspective. The findings of over 100 years of anthropological scholarship are carefully catalogued

David F. Lancy

The Anthropology of Childhood

and reviewed. From this review a portrait of childhood emerges

lings Cherubs, Chattel, Change

that is quite distinct from our common understanding in the West.

Second edition

The work also offers numerous original insights into the nature of childhood. The book will deeply engage readers whether advanced scholars or first-year university students. “ … it [is] possibly the only book that new parents will ever need”

Michael Erard, The New York Times

Professor Alessandro Duranti, University of California Author of The Anthropology of Intentions To what extent is our understanding of what people say based on guessing what they are thinking as opposed to evaluating the effects of their words? Over the last thirty years analytic

The Anthropology

of

S IN TE NT ION of Others Language in a World

philosophers and linguistic anthropologists have answered this question in radically different ways. Combining my own field research with an original interpretation of the concepts of intentionality and intersubjectivity, I propose an intentional

A L ESSA N DRO

DU R A N T I

continuum that recognizes a more nuanced and context-sensitive view of humans’ ability to “read other minds.” “This work defines a beautiful adagio of a research career in anthropology”

George E. Marcus, University of California

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Anthropological theory

Anthropological theory Textbook Highlight

Contents: 1. Where do children come from?; 2. Valuing children; 3. To make a child; 4. It takes a village; 5. Making sense; 6. Of marbles and morals; 7. The chore curriculum; 8. Living in limbo; 9. Taming the autonomous learner; 10. Too little childhood? Too much?; References; Author index; Topic index; Society index.

The Anthropology of Childhood

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Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings Second edition David F. Lancy

978-1-107-42098-4 Paperback £25.99 / US$45.00

Utah State University

Enriched with anecdotes from ethnography and the daily media, this revised edition examines family structure, reproduction, profiles of children’s caretakers, their treatment at different ages, their play, work, schooling, and transition to adulthood. The result is a nuanced and credible picture of childhood in different cultures, past and present. ‘… the most comprehensive, and perhaps only, review of the human child in terms of evolutionary biology and sociocultural anthropology. Based on the best of theory and field ethnography, it is essential for any study of human development and human nature.’ Barry Bogin, Loughborough University

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Ancestral Encounters in Highland Madagascar Material Signs and Traces of the Dead Zoë Crossland Columbia University, New York

Examines encounters between the living and the dead in nineteenth-century highland Madagascar, considering the challenges that ghostly actors pose for writing history. 2014 253 x 177 mm 394pp 45 b/w illus.  6 maps   978-1-107-03609-3 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Social, cultural anthropology

Social, cultural anthropology Highlight

Chopsticks A Cultural and Culinary History Q. Edward Wang

By addressing chopsticks Wang neatly augments that sphere by adding culinary history to the cultural mix.’ Benjamin A. Elman, Princeton University 2015 228 x 152 mm 224pp 32 colour illus.   978-1-107-02396-3 Hardback £19.99 / US$29.99 Publication March 2015 For all formats available, see

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Rowan University, New Jersey

Chopsticks have become a quintessential part of the Japanese, Chinese and Korean culinary experience across the globe, with more than one fifth of the world’s population using them daily to eat. In this vibrant, highly original account of the history of chopsticks, Q. Edward Wang charts their evolution from a simple eating implement in ancient times to their status as a much more complex, cultural symbol today. Opening in the Neolithic Age, at the first recorded use of chopsticks, the book surveys their practice through Chinese history, before exploring their transmission in the fifth century to other parts of Asia, including Vietnam, Korea, Japan and Mongolia. Calling upon a striking selection of artwork, the author illustrates how chopstick use has influenced Asian cuisine, and how, in turn the cuisine continues to influence chopstick use, both in Asia and across the globe. Advance praise: ‘Questions you would have never thought to ask are expertly answered in this timely volume. The pages and chapters bring to light unique facets of Chinese life that are usually reserved for interrogation by focusing on the Chinese written language as a special East Asian ‘cultural sphere’.

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After the Ancestors An Anthropologist’s Story Andrew Beatty Brunel University

This gripping narrative is about a radically different world and the search for a common humanity that underlies cultural difference. Interweaving fieldwork with the drama of life in a tribal society in extremis, this book is essential reading for students of anthropology and the general reader alike. Advance praise: ‘This is a marvellous book. Written in a narrative style far too rare in anthropology, it is a fascinating, enlightening and engaging story which deserves a wide readership.’ Thomas Hylland Eriksen, University of Oslo 2015 228 x 152 mm 272pp 15 b/w illus.  1 map   978-1-107-09478-9 Hardback £50.00 / US$80.00 978-1-107-47740-7 Paperback £18.99 / US$29.99 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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Social, cultural anthropology Anthropologies of Class

Genocide and Mass Violence

Power, Practice, and Inequality Edited by James G. Carrier Max-Planck Institute for Social Anthropology

Memory, Symptom, and Recovery Edited by Devon E. Hinton

and Don Kalb

Harvard University, Massachusetts

Central European University, Budapest

and Alexander L. Hinton

Rising social, political and economic inequality has seen the restoration of the concept of ‘class’ to a prominent place in contemporary anthropological debates. This book explores the concept of class and its importance for understanding the key sources of that inequality and of people’s attempts to deal with it.

Rutgers University, New Jersey

Advance praise: ‘This volume re-establishes class as a fundamental concept in anthropology and shows how inadequate identitybased analyses are. In excellent case studies and theoretical essays, it brilliantly demonstrates that understanding global and local property relations is central to the study of culture, politics and society.’ Don Robotham, City University of New York Graduate Center 2015 228 x 152 mm 248pp 5 b/w illus.   978-1-107-08741-5 Hardback £60.00 / US$95.00 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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What are the effects of mass trauma and genocide, and how does recovery occur? How do responses and recovery processes vary across cultural groups and historical periods? This book examines the effects of genocide and mass violence by scrutinizing the interconnections of personal and social memory, symptoms, and recovery processes. Advance praise: ‘Fascinating, compelling and challenging, Genocide and Mass Violence is terrific for reading and teaching. Trauma is one of the great topics of our age, yet we still do not understand trauma deeply, and its effects are contested and debated. This collection gives us evidence and arguments to help us form our own perspective on mass violence and its long-term consequences. One of the most interesting collections of anthropological essays I have read in years.’ Tanya Marie Luhrmann, Stanford University 2015 228 x 152 mm 448pp 20 b/w illus.  11 tables   978-1-107-06954-1 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 978-1-107-69469-9 Paperback £24.99 / US$39.99 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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Social, cultural anthropology Violent Capitalism and Hybrid Identity in the Eastern Congo Power to the Margins Timothy Raeymaekers Universität Zürich

This book discusses the radical transformation of eastern Congo’s political order in the context of apparent armed destruction and state weakness. Looking beyond the dominant paradigms, it analyses the institutional changes resulting from strategies of daily risk management in an environment characterised by violent competition across country borders. 2014 228 x 152 mm 199pp 3 b/w illus.   978-1-107-08207-6 Hardback £60.00 / US$95.00 For all formats available, see

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The Power of Feasts From Prehistory to the Present Brian Hayden Simon Fraser University, British Columbia

In this book, Brian Hayden provides the first comprehensive, theoretical work on the history of feasting in archaeological and ethnographic perspective. The Power of Feasts chronicles the evolution of feasting behavior from its first perceptible prehistoric presence to modern industrial times in order to

understand the social and political structures of past societies. Contents: 1. Before the feast: overview of the importance of feasting; 2. Food sharing and the primate foundations of feasting behavior; 3. Simple hunter/gatherers; 4. Transegalitarian hunter/gatherers; 5. Domesticating plants and animals for feasts; 6. The horticultural explosion; 7. Chiefs up the ante; 8. The first states; 9. Feasting in industrial societies. 2014 253 x 177 mm 440pp 99 b/w illus.  6 maps   978-1-107-04299-5 Hardback £60.00 / US$95.00 978-1-107-61764-3 Paperback £24.99 / US$36.99 For all formats available, see

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Caricaturing Culture in India Cartoons and History in the Modern World Ritu Gairola Khanduri University of Texas, Arlington

A highly original history of political cartoons in modern India. Utilising newspaper cartoons published since the 1870s, archival research and interviews, Khanduri combines historical narrative with ethnographic testimony to give a pioneering account of the role of political cartoons in Indian culture from the colonial period to the present day. ‘Ritu Gairola Khanduri breaks new ground in Indian Studies with her captivating account of the political role cartoons and cartoonists have played in the country from the colonial


Social, cultural anthropology period to now. Students of Indian political culture will find this book to be of enduring interest.’ Dipesh Chakrabarty, Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago 2014 228 x 152 mm 370pp 59 b/w illus.   978-1-107-04332-9 Hardback £60.00 / US$95.00 For all formats available, see

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Yatdjuligin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nursing and Midwifery Care Odette Best

women: an urban and regional perspective; 8. Remote area nursing practice; 9. Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and health practitioners; 10. Researching with us, our way; 11. Indigenous mental health nursing: the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians; 12. Caring for our elders. 2014 255 x 190 mm 280pp 3 b/w illus.  3 colour illus.   978-1-107-62530-3 Paperback £45.00 / US$75.00 For all formats available, see

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Origins of Possession

Queensland University of Technology

Owning and Sharing in Development Philippe Rochat

and Bronwyn Fredericks

Emory University, Atlanta

Central Queensland University

The way in which we acquire and become attached to our possessions reveals both the similarities and differences between humans and other animals as psychological entities. This book discusses the psychology surrounding how humans experience possession, claim ownership, and share from both a developmental and crosscultural perspective.

Yatdjuligin introduces students to the fundamentals of the healthcare of Indigenous Australians, from the perspective of both the patient and the professional. It examines the impact of historical, political and sociological factors on the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, encouraging future nurses to reflect upon their values and attitudes. Contents: 1. Historical and current perspectives on the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; 2. A history of health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; 3. The cultural safety journey: an Australian nursing context; 4. Indigenous gendered health perspectives; 5. Community-controlled health services: what they are and how they work; 6. Indigenous birthing in remote locations: Grandmothers’ Law and government medicine; 7. Midwifery practices and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

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‘Throughout his work, Philippe Rochat attempts to identify what is uniquely human. In this book he yet again moves one step closer to a truly intellectually satisfying description. Origins of Possession is essential reading for all those of us who are in the profession of working with the human mind, particularly when it is troubled and is at risk of losing its essential qualities of self-awareness and symbolization. It is a highly significant contribution which builds on Rochat’s unparalleled

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Social, cultural anthropology depth of understanding of child development to deliver a view of the nature and experience of possession that transcends development and individual differences – and illuminates both – whilst striking very close to what lies at the core of our experience of ourselves and of others as sentient beings.’ Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis and Head, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London 2014 228 x 152 mm 336pp 2 tables   978-1-107-03212-5 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Different Faces of Attachment Cultural Variations on a Universal Human Need Edited by Hiltrud Otto Hebrew University of Jerusalem

and Heidi Keller Universität Osnabrück

This groundbreaking reconceptualization of attachment theory brings together leading scholars from psychology, anthropology and related fields to reformulate the theory to fit the cultural realities of our world. It will be of particular interest to scholars and graduate students interested in developmental psychology, developmental anthropology, evolutionary biology and cross-cultural psychology. ‘A much-needed collection of evolutionary, anthropological and psychological accounts of early relationship formation from the majority world which differ from

the classical Bowlby–Ainsworth attachment theory. It opens up a new agenda for research regarding early socio-emotional development.’ Cigdem Kagitcibasi, Koç University, Istanbul 2014 228 x 152 mm 346pp 16 b/w illus.  7 tables   978-1-107-02774-9 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Anthropology of the Brain Consciousness, Culture, and Free Will Roger Bartra University of Mexico

This unique book shows that consciousness is a phenomenon that occurs not only in the mind but also in an external network, a symbolic system. He argues that the symbolic systems created by humans in art, language, in cooking or in dress, are the key to understanding human consciousness. ‘Anthropologist by training, and today a leading public intellectual and social theorist in Latin America, Roger Bartra here dextrously argues that the plasticity of cultural and social networks facilitate a ‘prosthetic’ connection to the brain and consciousness.’ Matthew Gutmann, Brown University 2014 228 x 152 mm 208pp 978-1-107-06036-4 Hardback £50.00 / US$80.00 978-1-107-62982-0 Paperback £18.99 / US$29.99 For all formats available, see

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Social, cultural anthropology New in Paperback

Greek Mythology Poetics, Pragmatics and Fiction Claude Calame Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris

Translated by Janet Lloyd

Argues that the meaning of Greek myths can only be studied according to their artistic forms of expression. Using myths such as those of Persephone, Bellerophon, Helen and Teiresias, Claude Calame surveys Greek mythology as a category inseparable from the literature in which so much of it is found. ‘… for any reader who desires an introduction to myth theory or who wants to explore particular texts in more depth, Calame’s Greek Mythology provides an excellent place to start.’ Rosetta 2014 229 x 152 mm 288pp 978-1-107-43481-3 Paperback £19.99 / US$29.99 Also available 978-0-521-88858-5 Hardback £69.99 / US$119.99 For all formats available, see

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The Rani of Jhansi Gender, History, and Fable in India Harleen Singh Brandeis University, Massachusetts

This book sifts through and theorizes the many British and Indian renditions of the Rani of Jhansi, a heroic figure, whose seeming mutability offers a nuanced evaluation of the fluid literary, cinematic, and cultural representations in colonial

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and postcolonial discourses of sexuality, race, gender, caste, and religion. ‘It is one of the first works in the arena of South Asian studies to provide a feminist account of a rebellion against empire; a theme totally unique and much needed in explicating India’s complex relationship to Britain. Moreover, the author’s intellectual gambit of bypassing numerous routine, historico-political accounts that are regurgitated to bolster colonial and/or postcolonial theses is noteworthy.’ Gita Rajan, Fairfield University 2014 234 x 156 mm 199pp 978-1-107-04280-3 Hardback £55.00 / US$90.00 For all formats available, see

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Yorùbá Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria Obáfemi Awólowo and Corporate Agency Wale Adebanwi University of California, Davis

Yorùbá Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria investigates the dynamics and challenges of ethnicity and elite politics in Nigeria, Africa’s largest democracy. Wale Adebanwi demonstrates how the corporate agency of the elite transformed the modern history and politics of one of Africa’s largest ethnic groups, the Yorùbá. 2014 228 x 152 mm 312pp 19 b/w illus.  3 maps   978-1-107-05422-6 Hardback £60.00 / US$95.00 For all formats available, see

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Social, cultural anthropology Working Childhoods Youth, Agency and the Environment in India Jane Dyson University of Oxford

This volume offers a powerful account of youth agency and young people’s rich relationship with the natural world. 2014 228 x 152 mm 186pp 19 b/w illus.  1 map  2 tables   978-1-107-05838-5 Hardback £50.00 / US$85.00 For all formats available, see

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The Experiences of Face Veil Wearers in Europe and the Law Edited by Eva Brems Universiteit Gent, Belgium

This groundbreaking work outlines the findings of the first empirical studies of the experiences of women who wear the Islamic face veil across Europe. Expert scholars subsequently engage with the findings and explore their impact on the wider debate surrounding the veil and efforts to ban it. Cambridge Studies in Law and Society

Intellectual Property, Indigenous People and their Knowledge Peter Drahos Australian National University, Canberra

After colonization, indigenous people faced an extractive property rights regime for both their land and knowledge. This book outlines that regime, how international intellectual property continues today to assist states to enclose indigenous peoples’ knowledge and the networked response of indigenous people to this enclosure. Cambridge Intellectual Property and Information Law, 25

2014 228 x 152 mm 260pp 978-1-107-05533-9 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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2014 228 x 152 mm 321pp 5 b/w illus.  1 table   978-1-107-05830-9 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Inside African Anthropology Monica Wilson and her Interpreters Edited by Andrew Bank University of the Western Cape, South Africa

and Leslie J. Bank University of Fort Hare, South Africa

Offers an incisive biography of the life and work of South Africa’s foremost social anthropologist, Monica Hunter Wilson, between the 1920s and 1960s. The International African Library, 44

2013 228 x 152 mm 374pp 23 b/w illus.   978-1-107-02938-5 Hardback £59.99 / US$99.99 For all formats available, see

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Social, cultural anthropology Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia The Tablighi Jama’at Marloes Janson School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

This monograph explores the expansion of the Tablighi Jama‘at, a transnational Islamic missionary movement that originated in India in the mid-nineteenth century. The International African Library, 45

2013 228 x 152 mm 320pp 11 b/w illus.  1 map   978-1-107-04057-1 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in South Africa A Church of Strangers Ilana van Wyk University of Cape Town

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG), a church of Brazilian origin, has been enormously successful in establishing branches and attracting followers in post-apartheid South Africa. As an ethnography of people rather than of institutions, this book offers fresh insights into the mass PCC movement that has swept across Africa since the early 1990s. ‘In what is by far the most profound and wide-ranging study of one of the world’s most challenging and disconcerting religious phenomena, Ilana van Wyk has produced a truly engrossing work of ethnography. In

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its triumphant march out of Brazil and across the globe, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God attracts millions of followers, but also puzzlement, indignation and shock for its success with methods which seem at first sight to be utterly out of keeping with contemporary cultures. This book covers the controversial aspects one by one: money, demonic possession and exorcism; unbearable family tensions amidst poverty and AIDS; and the mysteries of the church’s internal dynamics. Some of the case material is deeply distressing, but the analytical fruits will be with us for a long time to come.’ David Lehmann, University of Cambridge The International African Library, 47

2014 228 x 152 mm 299pp 9 b/w illus.  1 map   978-1-107-05724-1 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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The Politics of Heritage in Africa Economies, Histories, and Infrastructures Edited by Derek Peterson University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Kodzo Gavua University of Ghana

and Ciraj Rassool University of the Western Cape, South Africa

This book draws together studies from history, archaeology, linguistics, the performing arts and cinema to show how the lifeways of the past were made into a store of authentic knowledge that political and cultural entrepreneurs could

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Social, cultural anthropology / Linguistic anthropology draw from – showing African heritage to be a mode of political organisation. The International African Library, 48

2015 228 x 152 mm 268pp 18 b/w illus.  3 maps   978-1-107-09485-7 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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Linguistic anthropology

2015 228 x 152 mm 350pp 978-1-107-07417-0 Hardback £70.00 / US$105.00 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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Language, Youth and Identity in the 21st Century Linguistic Practices across Urban Spaces Edited by Jacomine Nortier Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands

and Bente A. Svendsen Universitetet i Oslo

African American Slang A Linguistic Description Maciej Widawski University of Social Sciences, Warsaw

In this pioneering exploration of African American slang, Widawski explores patterns of form, meaning, theme and function, showing it to be a rulegoverned, innovative and culturally revealing vernacular. Illustrated with thousands of contextual examples from contemporary sources, it is an invaluable resource for students and researchers. Advance praise: ‘This book fills a real need for an upto-date, substantive, scholarly book on African American slang. The glossary itself is impressive, and the detailed description that precedes it, with discussions of the forms, meanings, themes and functions of slang words, is invaluable.’ John Rickford, Stanford University

Brings together a team of leading scholars to explore and compare linguistic practices among young people. It is the first volume to cover the topic from a globally diverse perspective, using case studies from Europe, Africa, Canada and the US to demonstrate how young people express their identities through language. Advance praise: ‘Three points will make this volume a strong contribution to the sociolinguistics of youth identities in the twenty-first century: its inclusive approach to structure, practice and ideology as closely intertwined dimensions of linguistic study; its coverage of a broad range of languages, communities, and communicative contexts; and the comparative design of the individual chapters, which reveal fascinating, and sometimes unexpected, patterns of similarity and contrast.’ Jannis Androutsopoulos, University of Hamburg


Linguistic anthropology 2015 228 x 152 mm 325pp 4 b/w illus.  9 tables   978-1-107-01698-9 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00

Endangered Languages and New Technologies

Publication February 2015

University of Cambridge

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This book discusses how new technologies have the potential to revolutionise the documentation, analysis and revitalisation of endangered languages for the linguist and indigenous community alike. It addresses the challenges that come with these new resources and debates how their application may be advanced.

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The Anthropology of Intentions Language in a World of Others Alessandro Duranti University of California, Los Angeles

How and to what extent do people anticipate each other’s intended actions? Alessandro Duranti sets out to answer this question, showing that the role of intentions in human interaction is variable across cultures and contexts. ‘This work defines a beautiful adagio of a research career in anthropology, elegiac in [its] contemporary rarity, where a problem addressed through observing Samoan fonos more than three decades ago finds a resolution not in proof or logic, but aesthetics.’ George E. Marcus, University of California, Irvine 2015 228 x 152 mm 308pp 18 b/w illus.  1 map   978-1-107-02639-1 Hardback £55.00 / US$85.00 978-1-107-65203-3 Paperback £22.99 / US$34.99 For all formats available, see

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Edited by Mari C. Jones

‘This volume presents groundbreaking work on the opportunities and challenges of using technology in the study and revitalization of endangered languages and is sure to become a foundational work in this field.’ Lenore A. Grenoble, University of Chicago 2014 228 x 152 mm 228pp 29 b/w illus.  5 maps  8 tables   978-1-107-04959-8 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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The Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology Edited by N. J. Enfield Max Planck Institute

Paul Kockelman Yale University, Connecticut

and Jack Sidnell University of Toronto

The field of linguistic anthropology looks at human uniqueness and diversity through the lens of language, our species’ special combination of art and

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Linguistic anthropology instinct. Human language both shapes, and is shaped by, our minds, societies, and cultural worlds. This state-of-thefield survey covers a wide range of topics, approaches and theories, such as the nature and function of language systems, the relationship between language and social interaction, and the place of language in the social life of communities. Promoting a broad vision of the subject, spanning a range of disciplines from linguistics to biology, from psychology to sociology and philosophy, this authoritative handbook is an essential reference guide for students and researchers working on language and culture across the social sciences. ‘Masquerading under the humble rubric of a ‘Handbook’, this stunning collection of original essays juxtaposes many of the central senior figures of linguistic anthropology with an impressive array of younger voices – including the editors themselves – shaking the mix further by sometimes unexpected but always provocative conjunctions of themes and expertise. It presents fresh evidence for why theoretical advances stemming from a preoccupation with language now inform the best of current anthropological thinking more widely. The collection not only spans an impressive range of linguistic and transdisciplinary topics, but also reflects the main centers of research and discovery in modern linguistic anthropology.’ John B. Haviland, University of California, San Diego

Contributors: N. J. Enfield, Paul Kockelman, Jack Sidnell, R. M. W. Dixon, Susan Goldin-Meadow, Balthasar Bickel, Michael Silverstein, Sandra A. Thompson, Elizabeth Couper-Kuhlen, Penelope Brown, Suzanne Gaskins, Paja Faudree, Magnus Pharao Hansen, Wendy Sandler, Mark Aronoff, Carol Padden, Irit Meir, Keren Rice, Stephen C. Levinson, Robert B. Brandom, Alan Rumsey, Mark Dingemanse, Simeon Floyd, Luke Fleming, Michael Lempert, David Tavárez, Bernard Bate, Paul Manning, Ilana Gershon, Shaylih Muehlmann, Rupert Stasch, Roger Blench, Dan Dediu Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics

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Drawn from the Ground Sound, Sign and Inscription in Central Australian Sand Stories Jennifer Green University of Melbourne

Provides a multimodal analysis of women’s sand stories from Central Australia, showing how speech, sign, gesture and drawing work together. Language Culture and Cognition, 13

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Biological anthropology Hypsodonty in Mammals Evolution, Geomorphology and the Role of Earth Surface Processes Richard H. Madden University of Chicago

This book demonstrates how the natural ingestion of sediment acts as a forceful evolutionary determinant of mammalian tooth shape. With case-studies from around the globe, the author highlights the connections between large-scale surface processes and specific tooth wear patterns, drawing from examples both in the fossil record and present day. 2014 247 x 174 mm 443pp 79 b/w illus.  50 tables   978-1-107-01293-6 Hardback £80.00 / US$130.00 For all formats available, see

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Primate Tourism A Tool for Conservation? Edited by Anne E. Russon York University, Toronto

and Janette Wallis University of Oklahoma

Presenting assessments on the impact of tourism to primates, this book weighs its conservation costs and benefits, offering suggestions for improving its conservation benefits in view of the many primates facing extinction and tourism growth. Written for conservationists and scientists, it is

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also relevant to tourists and tourism professionals. 2014 247 x 174 mm 350pp 50 b/w illus.  22 tables   978-1-107-01812-9 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Causes and Consequences of Human Migration An Evolutionary Perspective Edited by Michael H. Crawford University of Kansas

and Benjamin C. Campbell University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Bringing together the latest research on the biology of population movement, Causes and Consequences of Human Migration features the evolutionary foundations of human migration. Numerous examples, including the origin of the Basques and the Caribbean slave trade, provide clear illustration of the causes and biological consequences of human migration. ‘No single volume can encompass every aspect of human long-distance migration, but this volume does a good job of providing a set of examples that look at the common questions of causes and consequences from diverse viewpoints. One of the major strengths of this book is the organization of most chapters by geographic region, making many chapters good resources for review. Another nice touch is the book’s preface which includes interesting

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Biological anthropology anecdotes about the migrant experience of a number of the authors of the chapters.’ John H. Relethford, American Journal of Human Biology 2014 229 x 152 mm 568pp 71 b/w illus.  33 tables   978-1-107-64464-9 Paperback £29.99 / US$44.99 Also available 978-1-107-01286-8 Hardback £79.99 / US$119.99 For all formats available, see

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African Genesis Perspectives on Hominin Evolution Edited by Sally C. Reynolds University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

and Andrew Gallagher University of Johannesburg

Exploring developments in palaeoanthropology since the discovery of Australopithecus africanus in 1924, this book is a valuable companion for students and researchers of human origins. It covers a range of key themes, from the earliest hominin fossils to the origins of bipedalism and the evolution and dispersal of modern humans. ‘African Genesis is a good contribution to the paleoanthropological literature and it will undoubtedly find its way into many university libraries.’ Jeremy M. DeSilva, American Journal of Human Biology

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The Foragers of Point Hope The Biology and Archaeology of Humans on the Edge of the Alaskan Arctic Edited by Charles E. Hilton Grinnell College, Iowa

Benjamin M. Auerbach University of Tennessee

and Libby W. Cowgill University of Missouri, Columbia

Written for archaeologists and biological anthropologists, both at academic and professional levels, this integrative volume brings together evidence from archaeological excavations and human skeletal remains to document how past cultures and peoples successfully lived and interacted in the Arctic environment of Point Hope, as well as Alaska as a whole. ‘This volume represents a true anthropological reconstruction of life among the prehistoric foragers from Point Hope, Alaska. It includes important perspectives regarding the ecological realities of adaptation in this harsh environment that are integrated into the perception of this landscape by the Ipiutak and Tigara people themselves. The work is a must-read for all who find interest


Biological anthropology in hunter-gatherer populations and scholars who value integrated anthropological research.’ Daniel H. Temple, University of North Carolina, Wilmington Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, 68

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Fossil Primates Susan Cachel Rutgers University, New Jersey

Reconstructing the paleobiology of fossil non-human primates, this book draws a detailed picture of ancient primate communities, including contemporary animals and plants. With information on how fossils are formed and their role in inferring evolutionary processes, it is a unique resource for undergraduate and graduate students interested in fossil primates. Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, 69

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Bioarchaeology Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton Second edition Clark Spencer Larsen Ohio State University

Reflecting the enormous advances made in the field over the past twenty years, Larsen discusses newly emerging areas in bioarchaeology. Jargon free, richly illustrated, and with numerous case studies and references, this textbook will be a valuable source to undergraduates, graduates, and instructors interested in the fundamentals of bioarchaeology. Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Stress and deprivation during growth and development and adulthood; 3. Exposure to infectious pathogens; 4. Injury and violence; 5. Activity patterns 1: articular degenerative conditions and musculoskeletal modifications; 6. Activity patterns 2: structural adaptation; 7. Masticatory and nonmasticatory functions: craniofacial adaptation to mechanical loading; 8. Isotopic and elemental signatures of diet, nutrition, and life history; 9. Biological distance and historical dimensions of skeletal variation; 10. Bioarchaeological paleodemography: interpreting age-at-death structures; 11. Bioarchaeology: skeletons in context; 12. References; Index. Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology, 70

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Ancestral Maya Economies in Archaeological Perspective Patricia A. McAnany University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

How did Maya farmers, artisans, and rulers make a living in a tropical forest environment? Patricia McAnany tackles this question and presents the first comprehensive view of ancestral Maya economic practice. This book situates Maya economies within contemporary social, political, and economic theories of social practice. 2015 228 x 152 mm 386pp 62 b/w illus.  2 maps   978-1-107-43601-5 Paperback £24.99 / US$34.99 Also available 978-0-521-89518-7 Hardback £69.99 / US$109.99 For all formats available, see

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Constructing Race The Science of Bodies and Cultures in American Anthropology Tracy Teslow University of Cincinnati

This book explores how physical anthropologists struggled to understand variation in bodies and cultures in the twentieth century, how they represented race to professional and lay publics, and how their efforts contributed to an

American formulation of race that has remained rooted in both bodies and cultures, as well as heredity and society. ‘Teslow’s scholarship is first-rate, and this lucidly written and persuasively argued book is a major contribution to the history of anthropology in the United States. After reading Constructing Race, historians will be less tempted to dismiss an earlier generation of physical anthropologists as benighted racists whose ‘bad science’ we think we have superseded and begin instead to investigate the many contradictions, dead-ends, and blind spots of a protean and malleable scientific discourse that, unfortunately, is still with us.’ Alice Conklin, Ohio State University 2014 228 x 152 mm 408pp 39 b/w illus.  1 map   978-1-107-01173-1 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Living with the Ancestors Kinship and Kingship in Ancient Maya Society Second edition Patricia A. McAnany University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Contains an entirely new introduction that synthesizes scholarship on practices of ancestral veneration that has emerged since the 1995 publication of the first edition. 2014 228 x 152 mm 260pp 37 b/w illus.  1 table   978-0-521-71935-3 Paperback £21.99 / US$32.99 For all formats available, see

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Also of interest New Histories of the Andaman Islands Landscape, Place and Identity in the Bay of Bengal, 1790–2012 Clare Anderson University of Leicester

Madhumita Mazumdar Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information Communication Technology, Gujarat

and Vishvajit Pandya Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information Communication Technology, Gujarat

An innovative, multidisciplinary study of the historical development of the Andaman Islands, from 1790 to the present day. Combining approaches and methodologies from history and anthropology, the authors explore the theme of landscape, analysing the transformation of space into place, and the making of identity and nation. 2015 228 x 152 mm 340pp 978-1-107-07679-2 Hardback c. £65.00 / c. US$99.00 Publication December 2015 For all formats available, see

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Poverty Knowledge in South Africa A Social History of Human Science, 1855–2005 Grace Davie Queens College, City University of New York

Poverty is South Africa’s greatest challenge. But what is ‘poverty’? And how can it be measured and addressed? Davie argues that poverty knowledge teaches us about the dynamics of historical change, the power of racial thinking in white settler societies, and

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the role of ordinary people in shaping state policy. 2015 228 x 152 mm 320pp 3 b/w illus.   978-0-521-19875-2 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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Material Culture and Social Identities in the Ancient World Edited by Shelley Hales University of Bristol

and Tamar Hodos University of Bristol

In a series of case studies, an international team of archaeologists and art historians considers how various aspects of material culture can be used to explore complex global and local identity structures across the geographical and chronological span of antiquity. ‘Most essays feature useful, capable presentations of the history and context of the subjects at hand, and all of them – especially given the omnipresence of identity these days – should be required reading for a modern understanding of how these particular examples of material culture can (or cannot) be theorized.’ The Classical Review 2014 253 x 177 mm 358pp 978-1-107-69592-4 Paperback £24.99 / US$36.99 Also available 978-0-521-76774-3 Hardback £69.99 / US$119.99 For all formats available, see

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Virtuous Violence

Yoruba Art and Language

Hurting and Killing to Create, Sustain, End, and Honor Social Relationships Alan Page Fiske

Seeking the African in African Art Rowland Abiodun Amherst College, Massachusetts

University of California, Los Angeles

The Yoruba was one of the most important civilizations of sub-Saharan Africa. In this book, which merges the methods of art history, archaeology, and anthropology, Rowland Abiodun offers new insights into Yoruba art and material culture by examining them within the context of the civilization’s cultural norms and values and, above all, the Yoruba language.

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and Tage Shakti Rai Northwestern University, Illinois

Foreword by Steven Pinker

Why do people hurt and kill others, or themselves? This provocative book argues that people mostly commit violence because they feel that it is the morally right thing to do. Virtuous Violence shows how human nature, culture, and social relationships can generate violence – or nonviolence. ‘With its wealth of eye-opening ethnographic and historical comparisons and its contrarian but well-argued analyses, this book is a fascinating exploration of violence and a major contribution to our understanding of the human condition.’ Steven Pinker 2014 228 x 152 mm 383pp 10 b/w illus.  1 table   978-1-107-08820-7 Hardback £40.00 / US$65.00 978-1-107-45891-8 Paperback £16.99 / US$24.99 For all formats available, see

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2014 253 x 177 mm 409pp 73 b/w illus.  67 colour illus.   978-1-107-04744-0 Hardback £75.00 / US$115.00 For all formats available, see

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Consumerism and the Emergence of the Middle Class in Colonial America Christina J. Hodge Peabody Museum, Harvard University

This study examines the emergence of the middle class and consumerism in colonial America, challenging the assumption that wealthy elites controlled fashion and cultural change, while middling sorts only followed. Focusing on the life of Widow Elizabeth Pratt, a shopkeeper from Newport, this book shows how the foundations of the American middle class and consumer


Also of interest society can be traced to eighteenthcentury middling sorts. 2014 253 x 177 mm 224pp 47 b/w illus.  3 maps  13 tables   978-1-107-03439-6 Hardback £60.00 / US$95.00

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– Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Maya lowlands, Central Mexico, the Andes, and China.

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The Precolonial State in West Africa Building Power in Dahomey J. Cameron Monroe University of California, Santa Cruz

The Atlantic Era, from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, was a period of dramatic political change in West Africa. This volume examines political life in the Kingdom of Dahomey, located in the Republic of Bénin, a polity that emerged as a principal partner in the transAtlantic slave trade. 2014 253 x 177 mm 279pp 69 b/w illus.  19 maps  3 tables   978-1-107-04018-2 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Southern Asia, Australia and the Search for Human Origins Edited by Robin Dennell University of Exeter

and Martin Porr University of Western Australia, Perth

The first book to focus on the role of Southern Asia and Australia in our understanding of modern human origins and the expansion of Homo sapiens. 2014 228 x 152 mm 342pp 30 b/w illus.  19 maps  12 tables   978-1-107-01785-6 Hardback £65.00 / US$99.00 For all formats available, see

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Writing and the Ancient State Early China in Comparative Perspective Haicheng Wang University of Washington

Writing and the Ancient State: Early China in Comparative Perspective is a comparative study of the use of writing to create and maintain order in early states. It explores the early development of writing and its relationship to the growth of political structures in the concrete settings of six regions

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Also of interest Archaeology and the Senses Human Experience, Memory, and Affect Yannis Hamilakis University of Southampton

An exciting new look at how archaeology has dealt with the bodily senses and how it can offer a richer glimpse into the human sensory experience. 2014 228 x 152 mm 265pp 26 b/w illus.   978-0-521-83728-6 Hardback £60.00 / US$90.00 For all formats available, see

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Settling the Earth The Archaeology of Deep Human History Clive Gamble University of Southampton

In this worldwide survey, Clive Gamble explores the evolution of the human imagination, without which we would not have become a global species. 2014 228 x 152 mm 405pp 35 b/w illus.  32 maps  57 tables   978-1-107-01326-1 Hardback £55.00 / US$90.00 978-1-107-60107-9 Paperback £19.99 / US$36.99 For all formats available, see

Religion at Work in a Neolithic Society Vital Matters Edited by Ian Hodder Stanford University, California

A unique collaboration between archaeologists and a range of specialists in ritual and religion, looking at the role of religion in early human societies. 2014 253 x 177 mm 399pp 46 b/w illus.  1 map  2 tables   978-1-107-04733-4 Hardback £60.00 / US$90.00 978-1-107-67126-3 Paperback £22.99 / US$34.99 For all formats available, see

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The Crisis of Global Modernity Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future Prasenjit Duara National University of Singapore

Prasenjit Duara explores the idea that the process of modernisation has resulted in an overreach in our conquest of nature, leading to a crisis of sustainability. Drawing on historical sociology, circulatory histories and through a rich engagement with transcendent Asian traditions, Duara seeks answers to the challenges accompanying global modernity. Asian Connections

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Joyriding in Riyadh Oil, Urbanism, and Road Revolt Pascal Menoret New York University, Abu Dhabi

Why do young Saudis, night after night, joyride and skid cars on Riyadh’s avenues? Who are those ‘drifters’ who defy public order and private property? Based on four years of fieldwork, Joyriding in Riyadh explores the history and social fabric of Riyadh, as well as that of Saudi Arabia, and shows how car drifting is embedded in Saudi Arabia’s social violence and economic inequality. ‘Good anthropologists aim to enter into the minds of their subjects, sharing their lifestyle, acquiring their language, studying their moods and responses but always maintaining an objective self-awareness. Pascal Menoret is better than good.’ The Economist Economist Book of the Year 2014 – Joint winner Cambridge Middle East Studies, 45

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A Social Archaeology of Households in Neolithic Greece An Anthropological Approach Stella G. Souvatzi

This volume addresses the household as a process and as a conceptual and analytical means through which we can interpret social organization. Using detailed case studies from Neolithic Greece and drawing on contemporary social theory and thought, Souvatzi examines how the household is defined socially, culturally and historically. ‘This is a useful book that adds much to our current understandings of the household. It will be of interest to those studying the Neolithic and to those interested in the variable nature of housing and households more generally.’ Bryn Mawr Classical Review Cambridge Studies in Archaeology

2014 253 x 177 mm 332pp 978-1-107-68484-3 Paperback £24.99 / US$39.99 Also available 978-0-521-83689-0 Hardback £79.99 / US$124.99 For all formats available, see

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Also of interest Political Order and Inequality Their Foundations and their Consequences for Human Welfare Carles Boix Princeton University, New Jersey

The fundamental question of political theory, one that precedes all other questions about the nature of political life, is why there is a state at all. This book describes the foundations of stateless societies, why and how states emerge, and the basis of political obligation.

common assumption that Hindu-Muslim violence is inevitable. Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics

2015 228 x 152 mm 360pp 9 b/w illus.  2 maps   978-1-107-08963-1 Hardback c. £60.00 / c. US$95.00 978-1-107-46132-1 Paperback c. £21.99 / c. US$34.99 Publication April 2015 For all formats available, see

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Aztec Archaeology and Ethnohistory

Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics

Frances F. Berdan

2015 228 x 152 mm 336pp 50 b/w illus.  2 maps  24 tables   978-1-107-08943-3 Hardback £50.00 / US$65.00

California State University, San Bernardino

978-1-107-46107-9 Paperback £17.99 / US$22.99 Publication March 2015 For all formats available, see

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Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India Amrita Basu Amherst College, Massachusetts

This study examines the political sources of violence against religious minorities in India. Focusing on Hindu organizations that have asserted dominance over religious minorities, particularly since the late 1980s, Amrita Basu questions the

This book provides an up-to-date synthesis of Aztec culture, encompassing topics of history, economy, social life, political relations, and religious beliefs and ceremonies. The book integrates data, methods and theories from a variety of disciplines including archaeology, ethnohistory, ethnography and art history. ‘Anthropologist Frances F. Berdan draws on her decades of ethnohistoric research that she combines with the latest findings from archaeology to offer a new authoritative account of the Aztecs and how the Mexica came to dominate the largest pre-Hispanic empire in Mesoamerica.’ Deborah L. Nichols, Dartmouth College Cambridge World Archaeology

2014 228 x 152 mm 364pp 60 b/w illus.  15 maps  6 tables   978-0-521-88127-2 Hardback £60.00 / US$90.00 978-0-521-70756-5 Paperback £21.99 / US$32.99 For all formats available, see

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Also of interest The Colonial Caribbean Landscapes of Power in Jamaica’s Plantation System James A. Delle Kutztown University, Pennsylvania

The Colonial Caribbean is an archaeological analysis of Jamaican coffee plantation landscapes at the turn of the nineteenth century. Framed by Marxist theory, the analysis considers plantation landscapes using a multiscalar approach to landscape archaeology. Case Studies in Early Societies

2014 228 x 152 mm 266pp 48 b/w illus.  16 maps  7 tables   978-0-521-76770-5 Hardback £55.00 / US$90.00 978-0-521-74433-1 Paperback £20.99 / US$32.99 For all formats available, see

propaganda to explore its diverse human meanings and practices. Advance praise: ‘Urban policy makers focused on sustainability often ignore the growth of eco-apartheid in their own cities. The contributors to this invaluable book confront the issue head-on, through exhaustive ethnographic research, and show us how and why environmental justice is the key to a green urban future.’ Andrew Ross, author of Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sustainable City New Directions in Sustainability and Society

2015 228 x 152 mm 448pp 34 b/w illus.  8 maps   978-1-107-07628-0 Hardback £70.00 / US$110.00 Publication February 2015 For all formats available, see

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Sustainability in the Global City

Text and Authority in the South African Nazaretha Church

Myth and Practice Edited by Cindy Isenhour University of Maine, Orono

Gary McDonogh Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania

and Melissa Checker Queens College, City University of New York

Urban sustainability has become integral to urban planning and policy making globally, but we know little about its practical consequences for everyday life, cultural change, and social justice. The contributors to this unique volume look beyond sustainability’s promises and

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Joel Cabrita University of Cambridge

This book tells the story of one of the largest and most influential African churches in South Africa. The International African Library, 46

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Index A Abiodun, Rowland..................................18 Adebanwi, Wale.......................................7 African American Slang..........................10 African Genesis......................................14 After the Ancestors...................................2 Ancestral Encounters in Highland Madagascar..........................................1 Ancestral Maya Economies in Archaeological Perspective...................16 Anderson, Clare.....................................17 Anthropologies of Class............................3 Anthropology of Childhood, The................1 Anthropology of Intentions, The..............11 Anthropology of the Brain........................6 Archaeology and the Senses...................20 Auerbach, Benjamin M...........................14 Aztec Archaeology and Ethnohistory.......22

B Bank, Andrew..........................................8 Bank, Leslie J............................................8 Bartra, Roger............................................6 Basu, Amrita..........................................22 Beatty, Andrew.........................................2 Berdan, Frances F....................................22 Best, Odette.............................................5 Bioarchaeology......................................15 Boix, Carles............................................22 Brems, Eva...............................................8

C Cabrita, Joel...........................................23 Cachel, Susan.........................................15 Calame, Claude........................................7 Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology, The...............................11 Campbell, Benjamin C............................13 Caricaturing Culture in India.....................4 Carrier, James G........................................3 Causes and Consequences of Human Migration............................................13 Checker, Melissa.....................................23 Chopsticks...............................................2 Colonial Caribbean, The..........................23

Constructing Race..................................16 Consumerism and the Emergence of the Middle Class in Colonial America.........18 Cowgill, Libby W.....................................14 Crawford, Michael H...............................13 Crisis of Global Modernity, The...............20 Crossland, ZoĂŤ.........................................1

D Davie, Grace...........................................17 Delle, James A........................................23 Dennell, Robin........................................19 Different Faces of Attachment...................6 Drahos, Peter............................................8 Drawn from the Ground.........................12 Duara, Prasenjit......................................20 Duranti, Alessandro................................11 Dyson, Jane..............................................8

E Endangered Languages and New Technologies.......................................11 Enfield, N. J............................................11 Experiences of Face Veil Wearers in Europe and the Law, The........................8

F Fiske, Alan Page.....................................18 Foragers of Point Hope, The....................14 Fossil Primates.......................................15 Fredericks, Bronwyn..................................5

G Gallagher, Andrew..................................14 Gamble, Clive.........................................20 Gavua, Kodzo...........................................9 Genocide and Mass Violence....................3 Greek Mythology......................................7 Green, Jennifer.......................................12

H Hales, Shelley.........................................17 Hamilakis, Yannis....................................20


Index Hayden, Brian..........................................4 Hilton, Charles E.....................................14 Hinton, Alexander L..................................3 Hinton, Devon E.......................................3 Hodder, Ian............................................20 Hodge, Christina J...................................18 Hodos, Tamar.........................................17 Hypsodonty in Mammals........................13

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Origins of Possession................................5 Otto, Hiltrud.............................................6

Inside African Anthropology......................8 Intellectual Property, Indigenous People and their Knowledge.............................8 Isenhour, Cindy.......................................23 Islam, Youth, and Modernity in the Gambia.................................................9

J Janson, Marloes.......................................9 Jones, Mari C..........................................11 Joyriding in Riyadh.................................21

K Kalb, Don.................................................3 Keller, Heidi..............................................6 Khanduri, Ritu Gairola..............................4 Kockelman, Paul.....................................11

L Lancy, David F...........................................1 Language, Youth and Identity in the 21st Century...............................................10 Larsen, Clark Spencer.............................15 Living with the Ancestors........................16 Lloyd, Janet..............................................7

M Madden, Richard H.................................13 Material Culture and Social Identities in the Ancient World................................17 Mazumdar, Madhumita..........................17 McAnany, Patricia A................................16 McDonogh, Gary....................................23

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Menoret, Pascal......................................21 Monroe, J. Cameron...............................19

New Histories of the Andaman Islands....17 Nortier, Jacomine....................................10

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P Pandya, Vishvajit....................................17 Peterson, Derek........................................9 Pinker, Steven.........................................18 Political Order and Inequality..................22 Politics of Heritage in Africa, The...............9 Porr, Martin............................................19 Poverty Knowledge in South Africa..........17 Power of Feasts, The.................................4 Precolonial State in West Africa, The.......19 Primate Tourism.....................................13

R Raeymaekers, Timothy..............................4 Rai, Tage Shakti......................................18 Rani of Jhansi, The....................................7 Rassool, Ciraj...........................................9 Religion at Work in a Neolithic Society....20 Reynolds, Sally C.....................................14 Rochat, Philippe.......................................5 Russon, Anne E......................................13

S Settling the Earth...................................20 Sidnell, Jack...........................................11 Singh, Harleen..........................................7 Social Archaeology of Households in Neolithic Greece, A..............................21 Southern Asia, Australia and the Search for Human Origins...............................19 Souvatzi, Stella G....................................21 Sustainability in the Global City..............23

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Teslow, Tracy..........................................16 Text and Authority in the South African Nazaretha Church...............................23

Wallis, Janette........................................13 Wang, Haicheng.....................................19 Wang, Q. Edward.....................................2 Widawski, Maciej...................................10 Working Childhoods.................................8 Writing and the Ancient State.................19 Wyk, Ilana van.........................................9

U Universal Church of the Kingdom of God in South Africa, The................................9

V Violent Capitalism and Hybrid Identity in the Eastern Congo.................................4 Violent Conjunctures in Democratic India...................................................22

Y Yatdjuligin................................................5 Yoruba Art and Language.......................18 YorĂšbĂĄ Elites and Ethnic Politics in Nigeria..................................................7


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