Anthropology & Society.
Abraham's Children: Race, Identity and the DNA of the Chosen
Could our sense of who we are really turn on a sliver of DNA? In our multiethnic world, questions of individual identity are becoming increasingly unclear. Now bestselling author Jon...
Cyberpunks, Cyberfreedom: Change Reality Screens
This timely book, Timothy Leary's cyberpunk manifesto, is his future-vision of the emergence of a new humanism with an emphasis on questioning authority, independent thinking, individual creativity, and empowerment via...
Dress and Globalisation (Studies in Design)
by: Margaret Maynard This is the first work to survey dress around the world, drawing together issues of consumption, ethnicity, gender and the body, as well as anthropological accounts and...
Food for Change: The Politics and Values of Social Movements (Anthropology, Culture and Society)
Concern about our food system is growing, from the costs of industrial farming to the dominant role of supermarkets and recurring scandals about the origins and content of what we...
Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity:
Like the first volume, The Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity, Volume 2 is a reference work on the interconnection between language and ethnic identity. In this volume, 37 new...
Light at the End of the Tunnel: A Survival Plan for the Human Species
by : Paul Hellyer (Author)
Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542)
Mirza Mahdi Xan Astarabadi came from a Persian bureaucratic family. He had for a time served Nadir Shah (r. 17361747) as Chief Secretary and wrote two ornate histories of his...
Perfect Planet, Clever Species: How Unique are We?
For many years the federal government funded the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), later popularised by Carl Sagan's novel Contact and the movie starring Jodie Foster. Though in actuality SETI...
Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of The Mayan Book of The Dawn of Life and The Glories of Gods and Kings
Popol Vuh, the Quiché Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the...
The Acid Diaries: A Psychonaut’s Guide to the History and Use of LSD
An exploration of the personal and spiritual truths revealed through LSD - Reveals that LSD visions weave an ongoing story from trip to trip - Shows that trips progress through...
The Dream Culture of the Neanderthals: Guardians of the Ancient Wisdom
A number of long standing beliefs and superstitions show how the ideas that dominated the lives of our ancestors still have a powerful influence on us today. The disturbing power...
The Hidden Maya: A New Understanding of Maya Glyphs
Brennan uses Plains Indian handsigns and other communication symbols to decipher Maya inscriptions, revealing hidden messages that have not been understood for hundreds of years. by Martin Brennan
The Last Good Man (Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction)
by : Daniel Lyons
The Lost and Left Behind: Stories from the Age of Extinctions
The world is losing more than animal and plant species. We are also losing the vast human legacy of languages, and with it ways of living, seeing and knowing. Terry...
The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination
This comparative analysis looks afresh at the writings of observers such as Henry Mayhew, Patrick Colquhoun, Charles Grant, Pierce Egan, James Forbes and Emma Roberts, thereby seeking to rethink the...
The Seven Sisters of Sleep: The Celebrated Drug Classic
This groundbreaking survey, written in 1860, is a radically open-minded look at the use of drugs across the world and throughout the ages. Early users of tobacco in Russia would...
The Tyranny of E-mail: The Four-Thousand-Year Journey to Your Inbox
There’s no question that email is an explosive phenomenon. The first email, developed for military use, was sent less than forty years ago; by 2011, there will be 3.2 billion...
Virginia's Emerging Writers: An Anthology
Our Emerging Writer publications are part of an experimental series designed to match readers looking for new voices with up-and-coming authors looking to widen their reader base. We like to...