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            Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples
              

            Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 3rd edition)

            By Tuhiwai Smith, Professor Linda

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            Linda Tuhiwai Smith's landmark work on decolonial and indigenous research, thoroughly revised and updated.

            ISBN 9781786998132
            Publisher BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization

            Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization (Hardback)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah; Illustrated by Casanave, David; Edited by Vandermeulen, David

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            The second volume of an epic, beautifully illustrated graphic history of humankind, based on Yuval Noah Harari's internationally bestselling phenomenon When nomadic Homo sapiens settled to live in one place, they started working harder and harder.

            ISBN 9781787333765
            Released NZ 14 Dec 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Indigenous Women's Voices: 20 Years on from Linda Tuhiwai Smith's Decolonizing Methodologies
              

            Indigenous Women's Voices: 20 Years on from Linda Tuhiwai Smith's Decolonizing Methodologies (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Edited by Lee, Emma; Evans, Jen; Foreword by Smith, Linda Tuhiwai

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            • Pub Date
              24 Mar 22

            Indigenous essays in honour of Linda Tuhiwai Smith celebrate the positive, shifting ground of how Indigenous writers are shaping the post-colonial research world

            ISBN 9781786998422
            Released NZ 24 Mar 2022
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity

            The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity (Hardback)

            By Graeber, David; Wengrow, David

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            For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike ? either free and equal innocents, or thuggish and warlike. Civilization, we are told, could be achieved only by sacrificing those original freedoms or, alternatively, by taming our baser instincts. D...avid Graeber and David Wengrow show how such theories first emerged in the eighteenth century as a conservative reaction to powerful critiques of European society posed by Indigenous observers and intellectuals. Revisiting this encounter has startling implications for how we make sense of human history today, including the origins of farming, property, cities, democracy, slavery, and civilization itself. Drawing on pathbreaking research in archaeology and anthropology, the authors show how history becomes a far more interesting place once we learn to throw off our conceptual shackles and perceive what's really there. If humans did not spend 95 percent of their evolutionary past in tiny bands of hunter-gatherers, what were they doing all that time? If agriculture, and cities, did not mean a plunge into hierarchy and domination, then what kinds of social and economic organization did they lead to? What was really happening during the periods that we usually describe as the emergence of the state ? The answers are often unexpected, and suggest that the course of human history may be less set in stone, and more full of playful, hopeful possibilities, than we tend to assume. The Dawn of Everything fundamentally transforms our understanding of the human past and offers a path toward imagining new forms of freedom, new ways of organizing society. This is a monumental book of formidable intellectual range, animated by curiosity, moral vision, and a faith in the power of direct action.
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            ISBN 9780241402429
            Released NZ 16 Dec 2021
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Being a Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness
             

            Being a Human: Adventures in 40,000 Years of Consciousness (Hardback, Main)

            By Foster, Charles

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            A radical work of nature writing and philosophical enquiry, resituating us in our real human skins.

            ISBN 9781788167178
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat [Second Edition]: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals
             

            Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat [Second Edition]: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals (Paperback)

            By Herzog, Hal

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            • Pub Date
              2 Mar 22

            A fascinating, thoughtful, and thoroughly enjoyable exploration of a major dimension of human experience. - Steven Pinker, author of How the Mind Works A maverick scientist reveals the inconsistent and often paradoxical ways humans think, feel, and behave towards animals in this ...engaging, informative, and though-provoking book, now newly revised. Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat is a highly entertaining and illuminating journey through the full spectrum of human-animal relations. Drawing on his groundbreaking research in the field of anthrozoology, Dr. Hal Herzog tries to make sense of our complex relationships with animals and the challenging moral conundrums we face regarding these creatures who share our world-and some, our homes. A blend of anthropology, behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology, and philosophy, updated to reflect evolving attitudes and the most recent findings, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat is a poignant, often challenging, and frequently laugh-out-loud funny trip through a world of animal rights activists, cockfighters, professional dog-show handlers, veterinary students, biomedical researchers, and more. It will forever change the way we think about other living creatures and, ultimately, how we see ourselves.
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            ISBN 9780063119284
            Released NZ 2 Mar 2022
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Amur River: Between Russia and China

            The Amur River: Between Russia and China (Hardback)

            By Thubron, Colin

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            A dramatic and ambitious new journey for our greatest travel writer The Amur River is almost unknown.

            ISBN 9781784742874
            Released NZ 16 Sep 2021
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            When Money Talks: A History of Coins and Numismatics

            When Money Talks: A History of Coins and Numismatics (Hardback)

            By Holt, Frank L.

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            Coinage - it is one of the most successful and consistent technologies ever invented. Nothing else we still use in everyday life has a history quite like it. Look around at all the things that would bewilder a Greek, Roman, or Renaissance ancestor; then, dig into your purse or po...cket for that one artifact that they would immediately recognize as part of their world. Historian Frank L. Holt takes us on a lively journey through the history of numismatics, the study of coins - one of the oldest and most important contributions to the arts and humanities. For 2600 years, poets, economists, philosophers, historians, and theologians have pondered the mysteries of money. Who invented coins, and why? Does coinage function beyond our control as if it had a mind of its own? How has it changed world history and culture? What does numismatics reveal about our past that could never be discovered from any other source? How has numismatics advanced using modern science? Does it still suffer from racist ideas about physiognomy and phrenology? What does its future hold? The approach taken in this richly illustrated book is as multi-faceted as coined money itself. Coins are integral to our economic, social, political, religious, and cultural history. When Money Talks: The History of Coins explores each aspect of coinage, and takes a special interest in how coins have appeared in literature and pop culture, ranging in its analysis from Greek drama and the New Testament to T.V. sitcoms and meme theory.
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            ISBN 9780197517659
            Released NZ 28 Oct 2021
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            The Musical Human: A History of Life on Earth - A BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week'
             

            The Musical Human: A History of Life on Earth - A BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' (Hardback)

            By Spitzer, Michael

            • RRP: $72.85
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            From a world-leading musicologist comes a major new Big History, telling the extraordinary story of humankind's relationship with music across evolutionary time. 165 million years ago saw the birth of rhythm. 66 million years ago was the first melody. 40 thousand years ago Homo s...apiens created the first musical instrument. Today music fills our lives: it is in our homes and on our streets. How we have created, performed and listened to this music throughout history has defined what our species is and how we understand who we are. Music is an overlooked part of our origin story. Here, the fascinating history of the musical human is told for the first time. The Musical Human takes us on an exhilarating journey across the ages - from Eminem to Mozart and back through the millenia - to explore the vibrant relationship between music and the human species. Integrating insights from a wealth of disciplines, world-leading musicologist Michael Spitzer brings together the three great realms of music to render a global history of music on the widest possible canvas: music in our everyday lives; music in world history; and music in evolution, from insects, birds and whales through apes, hominins, people and AI. Through this journey we begin to understand how music is situated at the crux of distinctly human experiences of cognition, feeling and even biology, widening, and sometimes closing, the evolutionary gaps between ourselves and animals in surprising ways. The Musical Human boldly puts the case that music is the most important thing we ever did; it is a fundamental part of what makes us human.
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            ISBN 9781526602763
            Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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            What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat
             

            What We Don't Talk About When We Talk About Fat (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gordon, Aubrey

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            • Pub Date
              15 Feb 22

            From the creator of Your Fat Friend, an explosive indictment on the systemic and cultural issues facing plus-sized people that will move us toward creating an agenda for fat justice --

            ISBN 9780807014776
            Released NZ 15 Feb 2022
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
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