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              Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment
               

              Writing Anthropology: Essays on Craft and Commitment (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by McGranahan, Carole

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              In Writing Anthropology, fifty-two anthropologists reflect on scholarly writing as both craft and commitment, offering insights into the myriad roles of anthropological writing, the beauty and the function of language, the joys and pains of writing, and encouragement to stay at i...t.
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              ISBN 9781478008125
              Released NZ 8 May 2020
              Publisher Duke University Press
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              Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
               

              Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chappell, David L.

              In Waking from the Dream, David L. Chappell provides a sweeping history of the fight to keep the civil rights movement alive in the decades following Martin Luther King s assassination.

              ISBN 9780822361725
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2016
              Publisher Duke University Press
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              Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, the Pentagon, and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology
               

              Cold War Anthropology: The CIA, the Pentagon, and the Growth of Dual Use Anthropology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Price, David H.

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              David H. Price uses information from CIA, FBI, and military records to map the connections between academia and the strategic use of anthropological research to further the goals of the U.S. military and outline the major influence the American security state has had on the field... of anthropology.
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              ISBN 9780822361251
              Released NZ 1 Apr 2016
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              Migration and the Making of Industrial Sao Paulo
               

              Migration and the Making of Industrial Sao Paulo (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fontes, Paulo

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              Winner of the 2011 Thomas E. Skidmore Prize, this new translation of Paulo Fontes's Migration and the Making of Industrial Sao Paulo is a detailed social history of the millions who migrated from Brazil's Northeast to Sao Paulo.

              ISBN 9780822361343
              Released NZ 6 May 2016
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              Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria
               

              Moral Economies of Corruption: State Formation and Political Culture in Nigeria (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Pierce, Steven

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              In Moral Economies of Corruption Steven Pierce provides a cultural history of the last 150 years of corruption in Nigeria as a case study for considering corruption's dynamic nature, finding it to be a culturally contingent set of political discourses and historically embedded pr...actices.
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              ISBN 9780822360919
              Released NZ 26 Feb 2016
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              This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel as Global Form
               

              This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel as Global Form (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ganguly, Debjani

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              Debjani Ganguly theorizes the contemporary global novel and the social and historical conditions that shaped it, showing how in 1989 the consolidation of the information age, the perpetual state of war, and the focus on humanitarianism transformed the novel into a form that addre...sses contemporary social, technological, and political upheavals.
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              ISBN 9780822361565
              Released NZ 12 Aug 2016
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              Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork
               

              Real Pigs: Shifting Values in the Field of Local Pork (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Weiss, Brad

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              In Real Pigs Brad Weiss traces the desire for creating authentic local foods in the Piedmont region of central North Carolina as he follows farmers, butchers, and chefs as they breed, raise, butcher, market, sell, and prepare their pasture-raised hogs for consumption.

              ISBN 9780822361572
              Released NZ 5 Aug 2016
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              Watering the Revolution: An Environmental and Technological History of Agrarian Reform in Mexico
               

              Watering the Revolution: An Environmental and Technological History of Agrarian Reform in Mexico (Hardback)

              By Wolfe, Mikael D.

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              Mikael D. Wolfe expands our understanding of the Mexican revolution and agrarian reform by interrogating the environmental and technological history of water management in the Laguna region, showing how the contested modernization of the region's irrigation network unintentionall...y contaminated the water supply, deepened social inequality, and undermined reform efforts.
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              ISBN 9780822363590
              Released NZ 23 Jun 2017
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              Public Spectacles of Violence: Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil
               

              Public Spectacles of Violence: Sensational Cinema and Journalism in Early Twentieth-Century Mexico and Brazil (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Navitski, Rielle

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              Rielle Navitski examines the proliferation of cinematic and photographic images of violence in in early-twentieth-century Mexico and Brazil, showing how sensational media helped audiences make sense of the political instability, crime, violence, and change in daily life that acco...mpanied modernization.
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              ISBN 9780822369752
              Released NZ 2 Jun 2017
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              The Concept in Crisis: Reading Capital Today
               

              The Concept in Crisis: Reading Capital Today (Hardback)

              Edited by Nesbitt, Nick

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              The contributors to The Concept in Crisis who include Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar, Emily Apter, Warren Montag, and Bruno Bosteels reconsider the landmark 1965 work Reading Capital and renew its call for a symptomatic critique of capitalism and culture for the twenty-first centu...ry.
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              ISBN 9780822369622
              Released NZ 4 Aug 2017
              Publisher Duke University Press
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