Browse by Subject: Anthropology

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Black Seminoles in the Bahamas

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Cultures of Multiple Fathers: The Theory and Practice of Partible Paternity in Lowland South America

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Culture and the Cuban Revolution: Conversations in Havana

This unusual collaboration between a Cuban novelist and a Canadian professor offers uncensored and frank interviews with prominent figures of contemporary Cuban cultural life, from a Grammy-winning jazz artist to world-class filmmakers and actors,

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The Brazilian People: The Formation and Meaning of Brazil

This is the first English-language translation of the controversial bestseller "O Povo Brasileiro" by Darcy Ribeiro, one of Brazil's leading 20th-century intellectuals. First published in 1995, 2 years before Ribeiro's death, the book offers a sweeping

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"Any Time Is Trinidad Time": Social Meanings and Temporal Consciousness

Explores cultural ideas of time in rural Trinidad and feelings of cooperation and conflict that result from using different models of time. Considers ethnic, class, and gender relationships in this context.

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The Colonial Caribbean in Transition: Essays on Postemancipation Social and Cultural History

Edited collection of essays examining the social evolution of the colonial Caribbean, from the end of slavery to mid-20th century. Focuses on social & ethnic groups, class, gender, & development of cultural & intellectual traditions.

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The Big Drum Ritual of Carriacou: Praisesongs in Rememory of Flight

Introduces the Big Drum dance rite of the small is

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Music of the Warao of Venezuela: Song People of the Rain Forest

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Camba and Kolla: Migration and Development in Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Stearman describes the changing interethnic relationships between the highland Kolla and the lowland Camba in the Santa Cruz region of Bolivia’s Amazon Basin, and between these indigenous Bolivians and the Asian and European immigrants brought to Bolivia to help establish the agricultural colonies.