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Paperback. Betafo, a rural community in central Madagascar, is divided between descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves. Anthropologist David Graeber uncovers the layers of historical, social, and cultural knowledge required to understand a disastrous communal ordeal and elaborates a new view of power, inequality, and the political role of narrative. Num Pages: 488 pages, 9 figures, 7 maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; GTB; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 156 x 31. Weight in Grams: 706.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Indiana University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253219152
ISBN
9780253219152
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.55

Paperback. Saving Madagascar is an eyewitness account of First World conservationists' attempts to rescue the extraordinary biodiversity of Madagascar-and the environment of its people. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HSM; RNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 41. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783603176
ISBN
9781783603176
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 22.44

Paperback. A fascinating story of the people and history of Madagascar. Editor(s): Kreamer, Christine Mullen; Fee, Sarah. Num Pages: 208 pages, 112 illus., 68 in color. BIC Classification: 1HSM; AFW; JHBT; JHMC; JPSD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 7128 x 5499 x 25. Weight in Grams: 930. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0014226
ISBN
9780295981963
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

hardcover. This book examines encounters between the living and the dead in nineteenth-century highland Madagascar, considering the challenges that ghostly actors pose for writing history. Num Pages: 394 pages, 45 b/w illus. 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; HDD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 185 x 260 x 29. Weight in Grams: 980.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
325
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107036093
ISBN
9781107036093
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 83.84

hardcover. The first ever reference book on the behaviour, physiology, conservation and biogeography of the dwarf and mouse lemurs of Madagascar. Editor(s): Lehman, Shawn M. (University of Toronto); Radespiel, Ute; Zimmermann, Elke. Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology. Num Pages: 515 pages, 88 b/w illus. 29 colour illus. BIC Classification: 1HSM; PSVW79. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 247 x 174. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781107075597
ISBN
9781107075597
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 120.10

Hardcover. Eager to forge a viable future amid poverty and rising consumerism, many young women entered the sexual economy in hope of finding a European husband. This book chronicles the coming of age of a generation of women in Tamatave in the years that followed Madagascar's economic liberalization. Num Pages: 264 pages, 14 halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; JFSJ; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226113302
ISBN
9780226113302
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 97.81
€ 80.49

Paperback. Eager to forge a viable future amid poverty and rising consumerism, many young women in Tamatave entered the sexual economy in hope of finding a European husband. This book chronicles the coming of age of a generation of women in Tamatave in the years that followed Madagascar's economic liberalization. Num Pages: 264 pages, 14 halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; JFSJ; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226113319
ISBN
9780226113319
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 30.35

Hardback. This wide-ranging volume integrates documentary sources and contemporary archaeological evidence to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date account of Swahili history, anthropology, language and culture. Series: The peoples of Africa. Num Pages: 288 pages, 10. BIC Classification: 1HFG; 1HSM; HBTB; JFC; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 240 x 166 x 22. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631189190
ISBN
9780631189190
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.70

Hardcover. Jackson traces the lively skirmishes between Madagascar s political cartoonists and politicians whose cartooning and public oratory reveal an ever-shifting barometer of democracy in the island nation. Series: New Directions in Ethnography. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HSM; JHM; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 161 x 19. Weight in Grams: 504.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118306062
ISBN
9781118306062
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 118.35

Hardback. Deals with conservation and development in Madagascar Num Pages: 272 pages, 16 b&w, 1 table, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; GTB; KNAL; RNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 22. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253003096
ISBN
9780253003096
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 79.32

Paperback. Long considered both best friend and worst enemy to humankind, fire is at once creative and destructive. In the endangered tropical paradise of Madagascar, the two faces of fires have fueled a century- long conflict between rural farmers and island leaders. Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1HSM; RNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 165 x 22. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226461410
ISBN
9780226461410
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 32.21

Hardcover. Tropical islands are magical, volcanoes are magical and coral reefs are magical. Classical ruins, old town centres, modern artworks, and contemporary architecture are magical as well. Even local people are magical. The attribution of magical qualities appears central in the constitution of contemporary tourism attractions. Series: New Directions in Anthropology. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: 1HS; JHM; KNSG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 158 x 16. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857452016
ISBN
9780857452016
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 155.32

Paperback. Num Pages: 475 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HSY; HBJH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 238 x 31. Weight in Grams: 682.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Paragon House
Condition
New
SKU
V9781557789150
ISBN
9781557789150
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 24.60

Paperback. Born in Scotland and a former leader-writer on The Morning Star, Judge John Gorrie devoted his life to the service of the British empire and to the ideal that English law must treat all men fairly, whatever their race, religion, class, or creed. Those beliefs are reflected in this previously unpublished novel. Editor(s): Carter, Marina; Toorawa, Shawkat M. Series: Cultural Legacies. Num Pages: 282 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSU; 1KJW; FV; JFSL1; LNDC. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 181 x 254 x 16. Weight in Grams: 546.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Pink Pigeon Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
282
Condition
New
SKU
V9780953991686
ISBN
9780953991686
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.81

Hardback. This is the first book to compare the experiences of displaced Chagos islanders in Mauritius with the experiences of those Chagossians who have moved to the UK since 2002. It provides a unique ethnographic comparative study of forced displacement and onward migration within the living memory of one community. Series Editor(s): Smith, Alexander. Series: New Ethnographies. Num Pages: 176 pages, Maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1HS; JFFN; JHM. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 240 x 164 x 19. Weight in Grams: 430.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719084300
ISBN
9780719084300
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 150.46

Hardcover. The global agenda of Nature conservation has led to the creation of the Masoala National Park in Madagascar and to an exhibit in its support at a Swiss zoo, the centerpiece of which is a mini-rainforest replica. Does such a cooperation also trigger a connection between ordinary people in these two far-flung places? Series: Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology. Num Pages: 272 pages, 21 illus. BIC Classification: 1DFH; 1HSM; JHMC; RNT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 238 x 160 x 23. Weight in Grams: 526.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782385523
ISBN
9781782385523
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 156.17

Paperback. Made in Madagascar is an innovative ethnography that explores the tensions and negotiations between the local Malagasy people and foreigners with sensitivity and a critical eye. Series: Teaching Culture: UTP Ethnographies for the Classroom. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 8. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
University of Toronto Press Canada
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442603745
ISBN
9781442603745
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 28.56

Paperback. Num Pages: 115 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSU; JFSC; KCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 155. .
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634857826
ISBN
9781634857826
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 133.48
€ 99.25

Hardcover. Series: Wildguides. Num Pages: 192 pages, 51 color plates. BIC Classification: 1HSY; WN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 159 x 17. Weight in Grams: 512.
Publisher
WILDGuides United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903657140
ISBN
9781903657140
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 26.47

Paperback. A comprehensive history of the Seychelles, this volume traces its periods of colonisation by France and Britain, the immobile years of the twentieth century, the granting of independence in 1976, and the social changes precipitated by tourism in the late-1990s. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1HSY; HBJH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. .
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849048415
ISBN
9781849048415
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.01

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