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              Books in the Explorations in Anthropology series

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              Linking Separate Worlds: Urban Migrants and Rural Lives in Peru
               

              Linking Separate Worlds: Urban Migrants and Rural Lives in Peru (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Paerregaard, Karsten

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              As part of the Explorations in Anthropology series, this volume examines urban migrants and rural lives in Peru.

              ISBN 9781859731086
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2010
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Other Worlds: Notions of Self and Emotion among the Lohorung Rai
               

              Other Worlds: Notions of Self and Emotion among the Lohorung Rai (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Hardman, Charlotte

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              This study explores the world-view of the Lohorung Rai, a hill tribe in Eastern Nepal. By examining Lohorung concepts and their discourse on self and emotion, this book explores the way in which ancestral influence dominates the lives and rituals of the Lohorung.

              ISBN 9781859731505
              Released NZ 1 Dec 2000
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Modernity - An Ethnographic Approach: Dualism and Mass Consumption in Trinidad
               

              Modernity - An Ethnographic Approach: Dualism and Mass Consumption in Trinidad (Hardback)

              By Miller, Daniel

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              Exploring modernity from an ethnographic perspective, the book focuses on Trinidad - a society which has suffered social rupture through slavery and indentured labour. It discusses mass consumption, and the use of goods and imported images to express and develop contradictions of... modernity.
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              ISBN 9780854969166
              Released NZ 19 Apr 1994
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              Believing Identity: Pentecostalism and the Mediation of Jamaican Ethnicity and Gender in England
               

              Believing Identity: Pentecostalism and the Mediation of Jamaican Ethnicity and Gender in England (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Toulis, Nicole

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              The complex and sometimes contradictory articulation of ethnicity, religion and gender informs this book on the cultural construction of identity for Jamaican migrants in Britain. The author argues that religion - in this case Pentecostalism - cannot be understood simply as a mea...ns of spiritual compensation for the economically disadvantaged.
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              ISBN 9781859731093
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2010
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              Child's Play: Myth, Mimesis and Make-Believe
                

              Child's Play: Myth, Mimesis and Make-Believe (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Goldman, Laurence R.

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              Examining child's play from a cross-cultural perspective, this book describes how pretence is socially mediated and linguistically constructed, how children make sense of their own play, how play relates to other imaginative genres in Huli life, and the relationship between play ...and cosmology.
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              ISBN 9781859739181
              Released NZ 1 Mar 1998
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              Developing Areas: A Book of Readings and Research
               

              Developing Areas: A Book of Readings and Research (Paperback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Pillai, Vijayan; Shannon, Lyle; McKim, Judith L.

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              Provides an overview of the social, political, economic and population problems of countries in what is usually referred to as the Third World. Emphasis in this volume is placed on the interrelation of major social institutions, their impact on economic and social development, an...d the effect of rapidly expanding industrialization on the ecosystem.
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              ISBN 9781859730027
              Released NZ 27 Feb 1995
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              Beyond Boundaries: Understanding, Translation and Anthropological Discourse
               

              Beyond Boundaries: Understanding, Translation and Anthropological Discourse (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Palsson, Gisli

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              Addresses the problem of social understanding and cultural translation from different theoretical as well as ethnographic perspectives. The contributors represent several different academic traditions and communities - Britain, Finland, France, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Norway, the... former Soviet Union, and Sweden.
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              ISBN 9781859730218
              Released NZ 9 May 1994
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              Meanings of the Market: The Free Market in Western Culture
               

              Meanings of the Market: The Free Market in Western Culture (Hardback)

              Edited by Carrier, James G.

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              Focusing on the USA, this text analyzes portrayals of the Free Market , its values and the people within it, as a way of teasing out its assumptions and contradictions. It also describes extensions and practical applications of the free market model in policy-making in the USA.

              ISBN 9781859731444
              Released NZ 1 Jul 1997
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              Children of the Blood: Society, Reproduction and Cosmology in New Guinea
                

              Children of the Blood: Society, Reproduction and Cosmology in New Guinea (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Juillerat, Bernard; Translated by Scott, Nora

              • RRP: $282.00
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              Explores the Yafar society, a forest people living by shifting cultivation, hunting and gathering. This book examines various aspects of a society whose material and nutritional relations with their rainforest environment are mediated by a sociocultural system based on a negotiat...ed relationship with natural forces, and harmony between the sexes.
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              ISBN 9781859731611
              Released NZ 1 Feb 1997
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              Common Worlds and Single Lives: Constituting Knowledge in Pacific Societies
               

              Common Worlds and Single Lives: Constituting Knowledge in Pacific Societies (Hardback)

              Edited by Keck, Verena

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              In Pacific societies, local knowledge is rapidly disappearing. With the extinction of languages, the ability to observe and interpret the world from varying perspectives is also being lost. This study offers insights into the complexity of Pacific peoples' responses to the proces...s of globalization.
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              ISBN 9781859731642
              Released NZ 1 Nov 1998
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