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Amazon Town: A Study of Human Life in the Tropics (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780199335251

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¥5,071
Author: 
Charles Wagley
Pages
344 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
141 x 209 mm
Pub date
Jan 2014
Charles Wagley (1913-1991) was an American anthropologist specializing in rural Latin America. His principal focus was Brazil, where he is considered one of the founders of contemporary Brazilian Ant ... Read more

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America Walks into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops

ISBN : 9780199324484

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¥2,607
Author: 
Christine Sismondo
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
141 x 209 mm
Pub date
Jun 2014
When George Washington bade farewell to his officers, he did so in New York's Fraunces Tavern. When Andrew Jackson planned his defense of New Orleans against the British in 1815, he met Jean Lafitte i ... Read more

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American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

ISBN : 9780199797318

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¥5,390
Author: 
Peter Lurie
Pages
232 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
American Obscurantism argues for a salutary indirection in US culture. Critiquing the impulse to see history in seminal works like Griffith's Birth of a Nation and the residual positivism of New Hist ... Read more

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American Slavery: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199922680

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¥1,628
Author: 
Heather Andrea Williams
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
111 x 173 mm
Pub date
Sep 2014
Series
Very Short Introductions
A concise history of slavery in America beginning with the Portuguese capture of Africans in the 1400s Draws from both historical analyses and a reading of primary documents to explore the histor ... Read more

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An Introduction to Multilingualism: Language in a Changing World

ISBN : 9780198791119

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¥3,652
Author: 
Florian Coulmas
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Series
Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics
This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world. It begins with an overview of the multiplicity of human languages and their geographic distribution, before ... Read more

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An Introduction to Multilingualism: Language in a Changing World

ISBN : 9780198791102

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¥10,956
Author: 
Florian Coulmas
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
Series
Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics
This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world. It begins with an overview of the multiplicity of human languages and their geographic distribution, before ... Read more

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Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing

ISBN : 9780199964253

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¥12,012
Author: 
Darcia Narvaez; Kristin Valentino; Agustin Fuentes; James J. McKenna; Peter Gray; Kristin Valentino
Pages
364 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 241 mm
Pub date
Apr 2014
The social contexts in which children develop have transformed over recent decades, but also over millennia. Modern parenting practices have diverged greatly from ancestral practices, which included n ... Read more

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And Death Walks with Them: Above Eight Thousand Metres with Pakistani Porters from Shimshal

ISBN : 9780199407385

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¥3,289
Author: 
Christiane Fladt
Pages
220 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
May 2018
This book throws light on the uncelebrated lives of some of Pakistan's High-altitude Porters (HAPs), who help mountaineers climb the Pakistan-based high mountain peaks. The book primarily discusses th ... Read more

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Antonio Vieira: Six Sermons

ISBN : 9780190858568

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¥15,246
Author: 
Monica Leal Da Silva; Liam Brockey
Pages
248 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
165 x 243 mm
Pub date
Apr 2018
Antonio Vieira was a Jesuit born in Lisbon in 1608 who lived and worked in both Europe and Brazil in the service of the church and the Portuguese crown. His sermons are among the most renowned pieces ... Read more

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At This Time and in This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

ISBN : 9780190243920

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¥5,687
Author: 
David S. Cunningham
Pages
376 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
161 x 243 mm
Pub date
Oct 2015
This book champions vocation and calling as key elements of undergraduate education. It offers a historical and theoretical account of vocational reflection and discernment, as well as suggesting how ... Read more

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