Browsing by Subject "anthropology"

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  • The 3 faces of Mali 

    Wain, A. (Anthony) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    A story of Mali in three (short) parts – its people and special places. This lecture was delivered by landscape architect Anthony Wain for the Friends of the South African Museum. 1.Up in Boucle du Baoulé – the end of ...

  • Adventures in Forensic Anthropology 

    Morris, A. (Alan) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    Professor Morris of the Department of Human Biology (Faculty of Health Sciences, UCT) presented this talk for the Friends of the South African Museum at the Iziko Museum. What can human bones tell us of a person’s life, ...

  • Ancient Civilizations 

    Horning, R. (Robert); Kalicharan, S. (Shanel); Alnaggar, E. (Enaam) (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Introduction; What is a Civilization; Archeology; Pre-History;

  • The Anglo-Scottish Ballad 

    Atkinson, D. (David) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    What is the Ballad; On the Nature of Evidence; Textual Authority the sources of variance; The Material Ballad; Sound and Writing; Agency, Intention and the Problem of version; Palimpsest or texte genetique; Afterwords: ...

  • Anthropology 

    Ulijaszek, S. (Stanley); Davis, A. (Angela); Faircloth, C. (Charlotte ) (University of Oxford, 2014-04)
    Podcasts from the School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography. The School is renowned for its contributions to anthropological theory, its commitment to long-term ethnographic fieldwork, and its association with the Pitt ...

  • Blackfoot Ways of Knowing: The Worldview of the Siksikaitsitapi 

    Bastien, B. (Betty) (University of Calgary, 2014-05)
    Tribal Protocol and Affirmative Inquiry; Affirmation of Indigenous Knowledge; Conclusion: Renewal of Ancestral Responsibilities as Antidote to Genocide ;

  • Cognetive Science 

    Shillcock, R. (Richard); Lapata, M. (Mirella) (University of Edinburgh, 2014-04)
    This course is suitable for any first-year student. We'll cover a number of aspects of the human mind and how it works, both from the perspective of one or more of the contributing disciplines such as psychology, linguistics ...

  • Cultural Studies 

    Das, L. (Liza) (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), 2014-02)
    Modules / Lectures : Cultural Studies: An Introduction ; Understanding Cultural Studies ; Evolution and Culture ; Evolutionary Psychology ; The Modern Mind: Its Origins ; Memetics ; Structuralism ; Marxism ...

  • Feeding the City: Work and Food Culture of the Mumbai Dabbawalas 

    Roncaglia, S. (Sara) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Feeding the City is an ethnographic study of the fascinating inner workings of Mumbai's dabbawalas. Cultural anthropologist Sara Roncaglia explains how they cater to the various dietary requirements of a diverse and ...

  • Frontier Encounters: Knowledge and Practice at the Russian, Chinese and Mongolian Border 

    Unknown author (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Frontier Encounters presents a wide range of views on how the borders between these unique countries are enacted, produced, and crossed. It sheds light on global uncertainties: China’s search for energy resources and the ...

  • How to Read a Folktale: The 'Ibonia' Epic from Madagascar 

    Haring, L. (Lee) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-05)
    What Ibonia is and How to Read it; Texts, Plural; Texture and structure; Context, History, Interpretation; Ibonia, He of the clear and captivating glance;

  • New Directions in Dental Anthropology 

    Unknown author (University of Adelaide, 2014-05)
    Modelling the complexity of the dentition; New approaches to dental anthropology based on the study of twins; Genes for teeth — drawing inference from family data; 4 Do feeding practices, gestation length, and birth weight ...

  • Oral Literature in Africa 

    Finnegan, R. (Ruth) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces the history of ...

  • Seeing our world through science 

    Sithaldeen, R. (Riashna); Jarrett, T. (Thomas) (University of Cape Town, 2014-03)
    The first lecture will explore where and when modern humans arose, what they were like and the techniques that allow archaeologists and palaeoanthropologists to understand the emergence of modern humanity. The second lecture ...

  • Storytelling in Northern Zambia: Theory, Method, Practice and Other Necessary Fictions 

    Cancel, R. (Robert) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    I. Writing Oral Narrative: The Role and Description of Self in Recording Living Traditions; II. The Tabwa Context: Mature Shifting of Frames and Adolescent Assertion III. Chiefs, Tricksters and Christians: Bemba Tales ...

  • Survey of Communication Study 

    Hahn, L. K. (Laura K.); Lippert, L. (Lance); Paynton, S. T. (Scott T.) (Wikibooks, 2014-03)
    Foundations: Defining Communication and Communication Study; Verbal Communication; Nonverbal Communication; History of Communication Study; Communication Theory; Communication Research; Rhetorical Criticism; Mass ...

  • Tracing the Melanesian Person 

    Hemer, S. R. (Susan R.) (University of Adelaide, 2014-05)
    This book explores what it means to be Lihirian through an analysis of everyday life in the Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea. Atop four volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean east of New Ireland, Lihirians are living in a ...

  • Understanding Contemporary Society 

    Parker, D. J. (David J.) (University of Nottingham, 2009)
    This module introduces students to a range of approaches in social analysis. Through introductions to key concepts, theorists and research studies in the disciplines of sociology, cultural studies and social policy, students ...

  • Why Do We Quote? The Culture and History of Quotation 

    Finnegan, R. (Ruth) (Open Book Publishers, 2014-04)
    This book brings together a down-to-earth account of contemporary quoting with an examination of the comparative and historical background that lies behind it and the characteristic way that quoting links past and present, ...