No Five Fingers are Alike: What Exiled Kurdish Women in Therapy Told Me (International Series of Psychosocial Perspectives on Trauma, Displaced People and Political Violence)

“This is probably the only book of it kind that focuses exclusively on refugee women, and one of the few that limit their scope only to one group of refugees–the Kurds, in this case. Although the book is about Kurdish women in Norway, its appeal and contents are nevertheless of universal value and applicability. The [...]

Geology of the Great Plains and Mountain West: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed With 15 Projects (Build It Yourself series)

Answering intriguing questions such as Why does the largest river system in North America meander across the middle of the continent? and How does such a system relate to the rugged Rocky Mountains?, this fun-filled book delves into the majestic Great Plains region. The chapters concisely clarify the interrelated subjects of terrain, climate, [...]

HERDS OFTUNDRA (Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry)

Book by Paine, Robert

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GREAT ANCIENT CHINA PROJECTS: 25 GREAT PROJECTS YOU CAN BUILD YOURSELF (Build It Yourself series)

From Buddhism, feng shui, and porcelain pottery to gunpowder, dynasties, and trade routes, this interactive activity guide explores the incredible ingenuity and history of ancient China with more than 20 hands-on projects. Comprehensive coverage of the ancient culture—everything from the daily lives of both the rich and poor to the history of architecture, dynasties, [...]

Mongolian Nomadic Society: A Reconstruction of the ‘Medieval’ History of Mongolia (NIAS Monograph Series)

Until the collapse of the socialist system in Mongolia in 1990, Mongolian social sciences was fundamentally schematised in accordance with the prevailing political ideology of socialism, considering the country‘s history in the theoretical framework of historical materialism, the theory of socio-economic formation, and the feudalism model. Here, however, the author adopts a fresh approach and [...]

Gathering Together: The Shawnee People through Diaspora and Nationhood, 1600–1870 (The Lamar Series in Western History)

Weaving Indian and Euro-American histories together in this groundbreaking book, Sami Lakomäki places the Shawnee people, and Native peoples in general, firmly at the center of American history. The book covers nearly three centuries, from the years leading up to the Shawnees’ first European contacts to the post–Civil War era, and demonstrates vividly how [...]

Arctic Adaptations: Native Whalers and Reindeer Herders of Northern Eurasia (Arctic Visions Series)

The evolving culture of indigenous communities in Siberia

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The Bedouins and the Desert: Aspects of Nomadic Life in the Arab East (SUNY Series in Near Eastern Studies)

An extensively illustrated account of traditional bedouin life in the Arab east that extends from desert wildlife and lore on the camel to marriage customs and the history of the enigmatic tribe of Slayb.

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Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant Farmworkers in the United States (California Series in Public Anthropology)

This book is an ethnographic witness to the everyday lives and suffering of Mexican migrants. Based on five years of research in the field (including berry-picking and traveling with migrants back and forth from Oaxaca up the West Coast), Holmes, an anthropologist and MD in the mold of Paul Farmer and Didier Fassin, uncovers how [...]

Explore Native American Cultures!: With 25 Great Projects (Explore Your World series)

Packed with fascinating stories about the America’s first peoples, this children’s activity book uses humor and hands-on projects to outline Native Americans ways of life, beliefs, festivals, technology, and arts and crafts. The projects and games, which encourage children to investigate the culture of Native Americans and how they learned to survive, built [...]