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Cultural Anthropology ยป Books

Africas of the Americas: Beyond the Search for Origins in the Study of Afro-Atlantic Religions For current UWest patrons only.

"...what role notions of 'Africanity' and 'pastfulness' play in the social and ritual lives of historical and contemporary practitioners of Afro-Atlantic religious."

Conflict and Social Order in Tibet and Inner Asia For current UWest patrons only.
Culture, Power, Place: Explorations in Critical Anthropology Physical item available at the library.

"...demonstrate how in recent years this anthropological convention and its attendant assumptions about identity and cultural difference have undergone a series of important challenges."

Global Indian Diasporas: Exploring Trajectories of Migration and Theory
Identity in Crossroads Civilisations: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Globalism in Asia

"...demonstrates how identity is defined, negotiated and conceptualised in response to increasing globalisation in the region."

Insider/outsider: American Jews and Multiculturalism
Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future
Overcoming Passion for Race in Malaysia Cultural Studies For current UWest patrons only.
Thirty Years of Reform and Social Changes in China For current UWest patrons only.
Usable Pasts: Traditions and Group Expressions in North America

"...fourteen authors examine the manipulation of traditional expressions among a variety of groups from the United States and Canada."