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Anthropology



link to catalog page VAN DOORN-HARDER, Women Shaping Islam

Women Shaping Islam

Reading the Qur'an in Indonesia

Author: Pieternella van Doorn-Harder
Pub Date: November 2006

The surprising work of women in, on, and through Islam   learn more...

link to catalog page KALTER, Benjamin Franklin, Pennsylvania, and the First Nations Author: Edited by Susan Kalter
Pub Date: October 2005

British colonial relations with the native peoples of eastern North America   learn more...

link to catalog page GRAVES, Cultural Democracy

Cultural Democracy

The Arts, Community, and the Public Purpose

Author: James Bau Graves
Pub Date: December 2005

How America shortchanges the arts and community, and what can be done about it   learn more...

link to catalog page SMITH, Japanese American Midwives

Japanese American Midwives

Culture, Community, and Health Politics, 1880-1950

Author: Susan L. Smith
Pub Date: October 2005

The separate but unequal politics of health affecting American minority women   learn more...

link to catalog page UZENDOSKI, The Napo Runa of Amazonian Ecuador Author: Michael Uzendoski
Pub Date: August 2005

An indigenous Amazonian group's enlightening perspectives on value, reproduction, and exchange   learn more...

link to catalog page GAVANAS, Fatherhood Politics in the United States

Fatherhood Politics in the United States

Masculinity, Sexuality, Race, and Marriage

Author: Anna Gavanas
Pub Date: February 2004

Examining fatherhood politics, the most prominent fatherhood organizations, and, in the author’s opinion, it’s fragmentation into two wings--the fragile family wing and the pro-marriage wing   learn more...

link to catalog page BADONE, Intersecting Journeys

Intersecting Journeys

The Anthropology of Pilgrimage and Tourism

Author: Edited by Ellen Badone and Sharon R. Roseman
Pub Date: October 2004

An interdisciplinary collection that bridges the dichotomy between sacred and secular travel   learn more...

link to catalog page FEINTUCH, Eight Words for the Study of Expressive Culture Author: Edited by Burt Feintuch
Pub Date: July 2003

An examination of words--art, tradition, text, identity, context, genre, performance, group--that are fundamental concepts for the study of creativity and tradition in human expression   learn more...

link to catalog page MALABY, Gambling Life

Gambling Life

Dealing in Contingency in a Greek City

Author: Thomas M. Malaby
Pub Date: May 2003

How individuals and groups confront uncertainty in all areas of their lives   learn more...

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