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Recent Selected Acquisitions For Anthropology/Archaeology

Fall 2007


Commentsor Suggestions to: Connie Lamb, Anthropology, Near Eastern, and Women's Studies Librarian


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Anthropology and Archaeolgy

Museum Management and Marketing/ Edited by Sandell, Richard. – London: Routledge, 2007 (AM 121 .M877 2007)
Previous published essays from 1977 to 2005.

Manual of Museum Learning/ Edited by Lord, Barry. – Walnut Creek: Altamira, 2007
(AM 7 .M36 2007)

Making Collections Effective/ Cross, Sally and Wilkinson, Helen. – London: Museums Association, 2007 (AM 133 .C767 2007)

Anthropology of the Enlightenment/ Edited by Wolff, Larry. – Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007 (GN 17.3 .E85 A58 2007)
New collection of essays on 18th century intellectual origins of anthropology.

Anthropology, Politics, and the State: Democracy and Violence in South Asia/ Spencer, Jonathan. – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (GN 635 .S645 S64 2007)
Analysis of the relationship between culture and politics.

Introduction to Museum Archaeology/ Swain, Hedley. – New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (CC 55 .S93 2007)
Discusses aspects of museum practice relative to archaeology.

Historical Ecology Handbook: A Restorationist’s Guide to Reference Ecosystems/ Edited by Egan, Dave. – Washington: Island Press, 2005 (GF 13 .H58 2005)

Archaeology as a Tool of Civic Engagement/ Edited by Little, Barbara J. – Lanham: Altamira, 2007 (CC 175 .A735x 2007)
Collection of essays on the engagement of archaeology in community life.

Anthropology and Science: Epistemologies in Practice/ Edited by Edwards, Jeanette. – Oxford: Berg, 2007 (GN 33 .A447 2007)
Papers based on 2003 conference.

Evolution of the Human Diet: the Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable/ Edited by Ungar, Peter S. – Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007 (GN 282 .E84 2007)
Human Evolution Series.

Doing Cultural Anthropology: Projects for Ethnographic Data Collection/ Edited by Angrossino, Michael V. – Long Grove, Illinois: Waveland Press, Inc, 2007 (GN 346 .D65x 2007)

Female Circumcision: The Interplay of Religion, Culture, and Gender in Kenya/ Wangila, Mary Nyangweso. – Maryknoll: Orbis, 2007 (GN 659 .K4 W34 2007)
Examines contemporary opinions of 50 Christian, Muslim, and other women in Kenya.

Ghosts of Memory: Essays on Remembrance and Relatedness/ Edited by Carsten, Janet. – Oxford: Blackwell, 2007 (GN 487 .G56 2007)
Based on papers from a 2004 conference.

Stone Vessels and Values in the Bronze Age Mediterranean/ Bevan, Andrew. – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (GN 778.25 .B48 2007) 
Studies role of stone vessels.

Neolithic/ Mccarter, Susan Foster. – London: Routledge, 2007 (GN 775 .M35 2007)
Overview emphasizing the importance of plant and animal domestication.

Showdow Side of Fieldwork: Exploring the Blurred Borders between Ethnography and Life/ Edited by Mclean, Athena. – Oxford: Blackwell, 2007 (GN 346 .S33 2007)
Collection of new articles on roles of the personal in fieldwork.

Memory and Material Culture/ Jones, Andrew. – New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (GN 803 .J66 2007)
Studies role of artifacts in formation of collective memory.

Money: Ethnographic Encounters/ Edited by Senders, Stefan. – Oxford: Berg, 2007
(GN 34.3 .F53 M66 2004)
Study based on papers from a 2004 conference.

Hummocks: Journeys and Inquiries among the Canadian Inuit/ Translated by Feldman, Peter. – Montreal: McGill-Queen University Press, 2007 (GN 673 .M3513 2007)
Accounts of expeditions and Inuit life in Canadian Arctic during 1950s and 1960s.

On Knowing and Not Knowing in the Anthropology of Medicine/ Edited by Littlewood, Roland. – Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2007 (GN 296 .05 2007)

In Principle, In Practice: Museums as learning Institutions/ Edited by Falk, John H. – Walnut Creek: Altamira, 2007 (AM 7 .143 2007)
Collection of new essays.

Finds Manual: Excavating, Processing and Storing/ Shopland, Norena. – Stroud: Tempus, 2006 (CC 76 .S567 2006)
Guidebook.

Early Mediterranean Village: Agency, Material Culture, and Social Change in Neolithic Italy/ Robb, John. – New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (GN 772.22 .18 R63 2007)

Archaeology to Delight and Instruct: Active Learning in the University Classroom/ Edited by Burke, Heather. – Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2007 (CC 83 .A73 2007)
Collection of new essays.

Memories of the Origins of Ethnographic Film/ Engelbrecht, Beate. – Frankfurt: Lang, 2007
(GN 347 .m46X 2007)

Breaking through Mexico’s Past: Digging the Aztecs with Eduardo Matos Moctezuma/ Carrasco, David. – Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2007 (GN 21 .M38 C 37 2007)

Studying Societies and Culture: Marvin Harris’s Cultural materialism and Its Legacy/ Edited by Kuznar, Lawrence A. – Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2007 (GN 21 .H37 S88 2007)
Based on papers from conferences in 2001 and 2002.

Improvising Theory: Process and Temporality in Ethnographic Fieldwork/ Cerwonka, Allaine. – Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007 (GN 346 .C45 2007)
Based on letters between Cerwonka and mentor, Litsa H. Malkki.

Culture, Health, and Illness/ Helman, Cecil. – London: Hodder Arnold, 2007
(GN 296 .H45 2007)

Introduction to Forensic Anthropology/ Byers, Steven. – Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2008
(GN 69.8 .B94 2008)

Infanticidal Logic of Evolution and Culture/ Kimball, A. Samuel. – Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2007 (GN 482.5 .K56 2007)
Examines material conditions of existence.

Archaeological Approaches to Technology/ Miller, Heather M. – San Diego: Elsevier Academic Press, 2007 (CC 72.4 .M554 2007)

Transcultural Bodies: female genital Cutting in Global Context/ Edited by Hernlund, Ylva. – New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2007 (GN 484 .T734 2007)

Anthropological Genetics: Theory, methods and Application/ Edited by Crawford, Michael H. – Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (GN 289 .A68 2007)

Race in North America: Origins and Evolution of a Worldview/ Smedley, Audrey.  – Boulder: Westview, 2007 (GN 269 .S63 2007)
New material on history of race ideology.

Origins and Revolutions: Human Identity in Earliest Prehistory/ Gamble, Clive. – New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007 (GN 281 .G28 2007)
Looks to all of human history to explain identity.

Doing Ethnographies/ Crang, Mike.  –London: Sage Publications, 2007 (GN 345 .C658 2007)
Guidebook for students on use of ethnographic field methods in research.

Handbook of Ethnography/ edited by Paul Atkinson.  –London: Sage Publications, 2007
GN 345 .H365 2007)
Collection of new papers.

Asian Ritual Systems: Syncretisms and Ruptures/ edited by Pamela J. Stewart.  –Durham: Carolina Academic, 2007 (GN 625 .A85 2007)
Papers previously published in: Journal of Ritual Studies 19, no. 1.

Historical Archaeology: Why the Past Matters/ Little, Barbara J.  –Walnut Creek: Left Coast Press, 2007 (CC 77 .H5 L58 2007)
Introduces the goals and methods of historical archaeology and how we learn from site studies.

Past Meets Present: Archaeologists Partnering with Museum Curators, Teachers and Community Groups/ edited by John H. Jameson.  –New York: Springer, 2007
(CC 75.7 .P37x 2007)
Collection of new papers on implementing public outreach programs.

Corporations and Society: the Social Anthropology of Collective Action/ Smith, M.G.  –New Brunswick: Aldine Transaction, 2007 (GN 479 .S55 2007)
Examines concept of the corporation as an established social unit.

Medical Anthropology: Regional Perspectives and Shared Concerns/ Saillant, Francine. 
–Blackwell Publishing. (GN 296 .A627 2007)

Worlds of Gender: the Archaeology of Women’s Lives around the Globe/ edited by Sarah Milledge Nelson.  –Lanham: Altamira, 2007 (GN 799 .W66 W67 2007)
Handbook of gender in archaeology.

Evolutionism and Its Critics: Deconstructing and Reconstructing an Evolutionary Interpretation of Human Society/ Sanderson, Stephen K.  –Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2007. 
(GN 360 .S263 2007)

Subject of Anthropology: Gender, Symbolism and Psychoanalysis/ Moore, Henrietta L. –Cambridge: Polity Press, 2007 (GN 33.8 .M667x 2007)
Uses cases of Africa and Melanesia to explain new theory of gender.

Extraordinary Anthropology: Transformations in the Field/ edited by Jean-Guy A. Goulet. –Lincoln: University of Nebraska press, 2007 (GN 502 .E98 2007)
New essays on psychological impact of fieldwork in 4 continents.

The Politics of Ethnicity and National Identity/ edited by Santosh C. Saha.  –New York: Peter Lang, 2007 (GN 495.6 .P65 2007)

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