Close
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter

Anthropology

Cambridge Scholars Publishing has developed an extensive list of titles in the broad and vibrant field of Anthropology. Titles within this broad portfolio encompass lecture series, edited collections bringing together leading thinkers in the field, and focused monographs presenting unique insights into often under-represented regions and cultures. This collection provides thought-provoking content for both specialist researchers and the general reader.

View as
Sort by
Display per page

Security Challenges and Management in Modern Nigeria

This collection of essays explores the critical and fluid nature of security challenges that have plagued Nigeria since colonial times. Insecurity in diverse forms remains the bane of growth and progressive development in the country, and has the capability to derail a society no matter how sophisticated. What has generated insecur...
£85.99

Turkey as a Simulated Country

Turkey’s recent history is filled with stories of immigration. With the number of immigrants exceeding three million, the Syrians who came to Turkey after the civil war in their country could be considered Turkey’s largest experience with migration. This book provides a broad overview of the politics of urbanism within the “excepti...
£61.99

Language, Identity and Contemporary Society

This book explores the instrumentality of language in constructing identity in contemporary society. The processes of globalization, hyper-mobility, rapid urbanization, and the increasing desire of local populations to be linked to the global community have created a pressing need to reconfigure identity in this new world order. Fo...
£64.99

Beyond the Genre

What is the cultural value of travel writing today? How is the genre affected by instant communication and digital technologies? This volume provides answers to these questions through adopting a transmedial perspective by comparing printed travel books and travel blogs. Notably, it explores how different editorial and medial choic...
£61.99

Contemporary Anthropologies of the Arts in China

The anthropology of art in China includes studies of popular arts among the Han in both rural and urban settings, and of folk arts among minority peoples. The country is currently experiencing rapid social change and aesthetic values are being transformed. Chinese scholars have both an exciting range of dramatic case studies to pre...
£61.99

Adsensory Urban Ecology (Volume One)

Adsensory sign technology, which depicts the human body as both object and subject of inscriptive advertising technologies, is integral to a western capitalist insurantial financialisation of health and wellbeing. Developing further the theme of adsensory technologies of the sign, in conjunction with Daniel Bell’s theory of the cod...
£76.99

The Magical and Sacred Medical World

This collection of papers explores the sacred and magical aspects of ethno-medicine. The subject area is marked out by the points of connection between religious anthropology, ethno-medicine and medical anthropology, focusing on topics such as magical and religious concepts of health and disease, causes of disease, religious and ma...
£80.99

Adsensory Urban Ecology (Volume Two)

Adsensory sign technology, which depicts the human body as both object and subject of inscriptive advertising technologies, is integral to a western capitalist insurantial financialisation of health and wellbeing. Developing further the theme of adsensory technologies of the sign, in conjunction with Daniel Bell’s theory of the cod...
£99.99

Encountering Entrepreneurs

This book shows the daily life of businessmen in a particularly productive area of Northern Italy, Lombardy. It provides insights into their business, entrepreneurialism, and of them as individuals, allowing the reader to immerse themselves in these businessmen’s world, full of plans, ideas, hopes, and failures in the struggle to s...
£61.99

Mnemodrama in Action

This book provides an introductory guide to the experiments in actor training conducted by the Italian theatre maker Alessandro Fersen in his studio laboratory in Rome between 1957 and 1983. This work resulted in the creation of Mnemodrama, a “drama of memory”. The technique was designed by Fersen to provide actors with a psychic t...
£61.99

Small Places, Operatic Issues

This book details original case studies that represent five different social positions or characterisations of opera: namely, opera as social showcase from Bayreuth (1748), social distinction from Ljubljana (1887), social conflict from Brno (1920), social status from Mantua (1999) and social manifest from Belgrade (2005). These pos...
£61.99

China Beyond the Binary

This book brings together Ancient Chinese stories from millennia ago, great novels depicting China’s culture, online literature attracting millions of its youngsters, and people celebrating its traditions. It discusses the first-hand experience of living and teaching in China, different versions of “Beauty and the Beast,” the Chine...
£58.99
 First ... Previous 15 16 17 18 19 Next