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  1. Indian Ocean Studies

    Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives

    Edited by Shanti Moorthy, Ashraf Jamal

    Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

    The Indian Ocean is famously referred to as the "cradle of globalization," as it facilitated cultural and economic exchanges between Africa, the Arab world, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and China, for 5000 years prior to European presence in the region. As this ocean's significance has...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  2. African Discourse in Islam, Oral Traditions, and Performance

    By Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah

    Series: African Studies

    Through an engaged analysis of writers such as Wole Soyinka, Ola Rotimi, Niyi Osundare, and Tanure Ojaide and of African traditional oral poets like Omoekee Amao Ilorin and Mamman Shata Katsina, Abdul-Rasheed Na'Allah develops an African indigenous discourse paradigm for interpreting and...

    Published July 11th 2012 by Routledge

  3. African Cultural Values

    Igbo Political Leadership in Colonial Nigeria, 1900–1996

    By Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Series: African Studies

    Although numerous studies have been made of the Western educated political elite of colonial Nigeria in particular, and of Africa in general, very few have approached the study from a perspective that analyzes the impacts of indigenous institutions on the lives, values, and ideas of these...

    Published June 21st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Cultural Hybridity

    Contradictions and Dilemmas

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    This book brings together a group of scholars from diverse disciplines to interrogate everyday life events in various interpersonal and organizational contexts so as to answer an age-old question: what happens when (carriers of) cultures meet, or, when East meets West? The contributors to this...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Museums in Postcolonial Europe

    Edited by Dominic Thomas

    The history of European nation-building and identity formation is inextricably connected with museums, and the role they play in displaying the acquired spoils and glorious symbols of geopolitical power in order to mobilize public support for expansionist ventures. This book examines the...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Indigenous Knowledge, Ecology, and Evolutionary Biology

    By Raymond Pierotti

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Indigenous ways of understanding and interacting with the natural world are characterized as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), which derives from emphasizing relationships and connections among species. This book examines TEK and its strengths in relation to Western ecological knowledge and...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Cultural Sociology

    Edited by John R. Hall, Laura Grindstaff, Ming-cheng Lo

    The Handbook of Cultural Sociology provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary scholarship in sociology and related disciplines focused on the complex relations of culture to social structures and everyday life. With sixty-five essays written by scholars from around the world, the book...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu’s Legacy

    Settling Accounts and Developing Alternatives

    Edited by Elizabeth Silva, Alan Warde

    Series: CRESC

    Cultural Analysis and Bourdieu’s Legacy explores the achievements and limitations of a Bourdieusian approach to cultural analysis through original contributions from distinguished international scholars. This edited collection offers sustained critical engagement, substantiated by new empirical...

    Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Digital Drama

    Teaching and Learning Art and Media in Tanzania

    By Paula Uimonen

    Series: Innovative Ethnographies

    The aim of this book is to explore digital media and intercultural interaction at an arts college in Tanzania, through innovative forms of ethnographic representation. The book and the series website weave together visual and aural narratives, interviews and observations, life stories and video...

    Published April 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. China and Globalization

    The Social, Economic and Political Transformation of Chinese Society, 3rd Edition

    By Doug Guthrie

    Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2009! In its quarter-century-long shift from communism to capitalism, China has transformed itself from a desperately poor nation into a country with one of the fastest-growing and largest economies in the world. Doug Guthrie examines the reforms driving the...

    Published April 5th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Endangerment, Biodiversity and Culture
    Edited by Fernando Vidal, Nélia Dias
    To Be Published July 14th 2015
  2. Ethnographies in Pan Pacific Research: Tensions and Positionings
    Edited by Robert E. Rinehart, elke emerald, Rangi Matamua
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  3. Routledge Library Editions: Social and Cultural Anthropology
    By Various
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  4. Everyday Life
    By Ágnes Heller
    To Be Published July 21st 2015
  5. Renaissance Man
    By Ágnes Heller
    To Be Published July 21st 2015

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