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The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Edition
Soul and Cosmos: The Physics and Metaphysics of the Stars and Planets
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Bernadette Mayer


Format: eBook, 840 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ever since Homo sapiens first looked up at the stars, we as a species have been looking for meaning in the mysteries of the night sky. Over the millennia, as our knowledge, science, and technology developed, the stories we told ourselves about the universe and our place in it developed as... Read more >
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The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Edition
The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Edition
Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Bernadette Mayer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947104
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The Night Sky, Updated and Expanded Edition
Soul and Cosmos: The Physics and Metaphysics of the Stars and Planets
Written by Richard Grossinger
Foreword by Bernadette Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 840 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ever since Homo sapiens first looked up at the stars, we as a species have been looking for meaning in the mysteries of the night sky. Over the millennia, as our knowledge, science, and technology developed, the stories we told ourselves about the universe and our place in it developed as... Read more >
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Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623618
Our Price: $44.95
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Remaking the World
Myth, Mining, and Ritual Change Among the Duna of Papua New Guinea
Written by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern


Format: Trade Paperback, 219 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $44.95

Drawing on both their own fieldwork from 1991 to 1999 and older written sources, Stewart and Strathern explore how the Duna have remade their rituals and associated myths in response to the outside influences of government, Christianity, and large-scale economic development, specifically mining and oil prospecting. The authors provide in-depth ethnographic... Read more >
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The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069576
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $26.00

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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The Village Effect
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604549
Our Price: $12.99
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory

Written by Lucien M. Turner
Introduction by Stephen Loring


Format: eBook, 189 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $49.95

Lucien Turner arrived at the present-day community of Kuujjuaq on the northern Quebec-Labrador peninsula in 1882. As with his earlier long-term appointments in Alaska, he primarily conducted meteorological, atmospheric, and tidal observations for the U.S. Army's Signal Corps. But he also developed a meaningful rapport with the Innu and Inuit, spending... Read more >
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Raramuri Souls
Knowledge and Social Process in Northern Mexico
Written by William L. Merrill


Format: eBook, 237 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $37.95

In his sensitive portrayal of the Raramuri (or Tarahumara) Indians, Merrill examines the ways in which a society, lacking formal educational institutions, produces and transmits its basic knowledge about the world. Read more >
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Remaking the World
Myth, Mining, and Ritual Change Among the Duna of Papua New Guinea
Written by Pamela J. Stewart and Andrew Strathern


Format: eBook, 219 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $44.95

Drawing on both their own fieldwork from 1991 to 1999 and older written sources, Stewart and Strathern explore how the Duna have remade their rituals and associated myths in response to the outside influences of government, Christianity, and large-scale economic development, specifically mining and oil prospecting. The authors provide in-depth ethnographic... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
War Games
Inside the World of Twentieth-Century War Reenactors
Written by Jenny Thompson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $25.95

D-Day with beach umbrellas in the distance? Troops ordering ice cream? American and German forces celebrating Christmas together in the barracks? This could only be the curious world of 20th-century war reenactors. A relatively recent and rapidly expanding phenomenon, reenactments in the United States of World War I, World War II... Read more >
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Ethnicity, Hunter-Gatherers, and the "Other"
Association or Assimilation in Africa
Edited by Susan Kent


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $64.95

As the world continues to shrink owing to globalization, the need to understand the diversity of culturally distinct societies and their interactions with neighboring groups becomes greater than ever. Susan Kent has invited an international team of experts to present their insights into how one type of society, African hunter-gatherers, has... Read more >
Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Illustrated by Bryony Anderson
Foreword by Tim Flannery


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623212
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Mammals of Ungava and Labrador
The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge
Edited by Scott A. Heyes and Kristofer M. Helgen


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $49.95

In 1882 the Smithsonian Institution Arctic scientist, Lucien McShan Turner, traveled to the Ungava District that encompasses Northern Quebec and Labrador. There he spent 20 months as part of a mission to record meteorological data for an International Polar Year research program. While stationed at the Hudson's Bay Company Trading Post... Read more >
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The Art of Lying Down
A Guide to Horizontal Living
Written by Bernd Brunner
Translated by Lori Lantz


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $19.95

“A strange and dreamy voice . . . , like an Italo Calvino short story, curiously translated from some lost, obscure language.”
—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

An utterly charming study of the history of lying down—which is more complicated than you might think

We spend a good third... Read more >
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The Art of Lying Down
The Art of Lying Down
Written by Bernd Brunner, Translated by Lori Lantz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193090
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The Art of Lying Down
A Guide to Horizontal Living
Written by Bernd Brunner
Translated by Lori Lantz


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

“A strange and dreamy voice . . . , like an Italo Calvino short story, curiously translated from some lost, obscure language.”
—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love

An utterly charming study of the history of lying down—which is more complicated than you might think

We spend a good third... Read more >
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Recreating First Contact
Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture
Edited by Joshua A. Bell, Alison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $49.95

Recreating First Contact explores themes related to the proliferation of adventure travel which emerged during the early twentieth century and that were legitimized by their associations with popular views of anthropology. During this period, new transport and recording technologies, particularly the airplane and automobile and small, portable, still and motion-picture cameras... Read more >
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Glorious Mud!
Ancient and Contemporary Earthen Design and Construction in North Africa, Western Europe, the Near East, and Southwest Asia
Written by Gus W. Van Beek and Ora Van Beek


Format: eBook, 542 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $99.95

Invented about 13,000 years ago, mud architecture has since been one of the most common, economical, useful, and widespread forms of building. It has been--and is still being--used for grand palaces and temples as well as simple shops and homes. Research conducted over the last several decades has enabled archaeologists and... Read more >
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Lapps and Labyrinths
Saami Prehistory, Colonization, and Cultural Resilience
Written by Noel D. Broadbent
Contribution by Jan Stora


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $34.95

Professor Noel D. Broadbent is one of Sweden's foremost experts on north Swedish archaeology and literally wrote the book on the prehistory of the Skellefteå region on the North Bothnian coast. This knowledge is now brought to bear on the issue of Saami origins. The focus is on the successful adaptive... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Open Borders to a Revolution
Culture, Politics, and Migration
Edited by Jaime Marroquin, Adela Pineda Franco and Magdalena Mieri


Format: eBook, 344 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2013
Price: $39.95

Open Borders to a Revolution is a collective enterprise studying the immediate and long-lasting effects of the Mexican Revolution in the United States in such spheres as diplomacy, politics, and intellectual thought. It marks both the bicentennial of Latin America’s independence from Spain and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution, an... Read more >
Streets of Afghanistan
Streets of Afghanistan
Written by Shannon Galpin, Photographed by Libero Di Zinno
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781578264674
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Streets of Afghanistan
Bridging Cultures through Art
Written by Shannon Galpin
Photographed by Libero Di Zinno


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

"The beautiful photographs in this book vividly capture the daily lives of ordinary Afghans and serve as a powerful reminder of the power of art to inspire, to bring people together, and to allow for moments of transcendent grace amid struggle and suffering." −Khaled Hosseini, Author of The Kite Runner

The fruit... Read more >
The Fairness Instinct
The Fairness Instinct
Written by L. Sun
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616148478
Our Price: $24.95
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The Fairness Instinct
The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
Written by L. Sun


Format: Hardcover, 340 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $24.95

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.
 

    What do the Arab Spring, the Robin Hood legend, Occupy Wall Street, and the American taxpayer reaction to the $182 billion bailout... Read more >
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The Fairness Instinct
The Robin Hood Mentality and Our Biological Nature
Written by L. Sun


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Combining research from the social sciences, hard sciences, and the humanities, this accessible cross-disciplinary book offers fascinating insights into a key component of human nature and society.
 

    What do the Arab Spring, the Robin Hood legend, Occupy Wall Street, and the American taxpayer reaction to the $182 billion bailout... Read more >
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Rainforest Medicine
Rainforest Medicine
Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger, Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje, Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946084
Our Price: $19.95
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Rainforest Medicine
Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon
Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger
Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje
Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $19.95

Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area's indigenous peoples' approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland... Read more >
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Rainforest Medicine
Preserving Indigenous Science and Biodiversity in the Upper Amazon
Written by Jonathon Miller Weisberger
Illustrated by Pablo Amaringo, Thomas Wang and Agustin Payaguaje
Foreword by Daniel Pinchbeck


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

Chronicling the practices, legends, and wisdom of the vanishing traditions of the upper Amazon, this book reveals the area's indigenous peoples' approach to living in harmony with the natural world. Rainforest Medicine features in-depth essays on plant-based medicine and indigenous science from four distinct Amazonian societies: deep forest and urban, lowland... Read more >
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Entheogens and the Development of Culture
The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience
Edited by John A. Rush


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $23.95

Entheogens and the Development of Culture makes the radical proposition that mind-altering substances have played a major part not only in cultural development but also in human brain development. Researchers suggest that we have purposely enhanced receptor sites in the brain, especially those for dopamine and serotonin, through the use of... Read more >
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Entheogens and the Development of Culture
Entheogens and the Development of Culture
Edited by John A. Rush
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583946008
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Entheogens and the Development of Culture
The Anthropology and Neurobiology of Ecstatic Experience
Edited by John A. Rush


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $27.95

Entheogens and the Development of Culture makes the radical proposition that mind-altering substances have played a major part not only in cultural development but also in human brain development. Researchers suggest that we have purposely enhanced receptor sites in the brain, especially those for dopamine and serotonin, through the use of... Read more >
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