Anthropology and Sociology

Picture of A Pint of Plain: Tradition, Change, and the Fate of the Irish Pub.

A Pint of Plain: Tradition, Change, and the Fate of the Irish Pub.

Barich, Bill.

When he moved to Dublin he searched for the archetypal traditional pub (eg. like the one i...

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Picture of Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them.

Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need More of Them.

Anderegg, David.

Being called a 'nerd' may not sound so bad. But his research shows that this stereotype is...

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Picture of Insatiable: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream.

Insatiable: Competitive Eating and the Big Fat American Dream.

Fagone, Jason.

He spent a year interviewing and observing the stars of this fast growing American sport -...

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Picture of Making the Cut: How Cosmetic Surgery is Transforming Our Lives.

Making the Cut: How Cosmetic Surgery is Transforming Our Lives.

Elliott, Anthony.

The demand for cosmetic surgery is soaring. Why is it so? Elliott draws on research in Eur...

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Picture of Anatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body.

Anatomies: A Cultural History of the Human Body.

Aldersey-Williams, Hugh.

The author attempts to make amends for missing an education in human biology by searching ...

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Picture of Dubai: Gilded Cage.

Dubai: Gilded Cage.

Ali, Syed.

The author delves below the dazzling surface to examine the transformation of an obscure G...

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Picture of Social Mix and the City: Challenging the Mixed Communities Consensus in Housing and Urban Planning Policies.

Social Mix and the City: Challenging the Mixed Communities Consensus in Housing and Urban Planning Policies.

Arthurson, Kathy.

It has been established that concentrating disadvantaged people together compounds their d...

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Picture of The District Nurse.

The District Nurse.

Cohen, Susan.

Tells the story of how the district nurse came to be a welcome, trusted, and caring member...

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Picture of People and the Sky: Our Ancestors and the Cosmos.

People and the Sky: Our Ancestors and the Cosmos.

Aveni, Anthony.

Since Thomas Edison turned night into day, people in the developed world have rarely found...

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Picture of Just Work?: Migrant Workers' Struggles Today.

Just Work?: Migrant Workers' Struggles Today.

Choudry, Aziz and Hlatshwayo, Mondli (eds.).

Presents a number of papers offering provocative perspectives on the ways in which global ...

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Picture of The Average Life Of The Average Person: How It All Adds Up.

The Average Life Of The Average Person: How It All Adds Up.

Farrington, Tadg.

This fascinating almanac of human behaviour offers an analysis of the average lifespan of ...

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Picture of Luke Skywalker Can't Read: And Other Geeky Truths.

Luke Skywalker Can't Read: And Other Geeky Truths.

Britt, Ryan.

A quick, breezy, conversational read covering a range of topics like literacy in the Star ...

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Picture of The Monogamy Gap: Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating.

The Monogamy Gap: Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating.

Anderson, Eric.

There is a notion that monogamy exists as a sign of true love, yet despite this deeply hel...

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Picture of Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them.

Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them.

Prioleau, Betsy.

A gossipy examination and fresh take on the question of what women want and what makes a l...

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Picture of We All Need to Go.

We All Need to Go.

McIvor, Jane.

A tale of one person's travels across different nations and the toilets she encountered on...

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Picture of Families Behind Bars: Stories of Injustice, Endurance and Hope.

Families Behind Bars: Stories of Injustice, Endurance and Hope.

Danes, Kay.

Some people in this book are high-profile, such as David Hicks and Schapelle Corby, but ot...

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Picture of We, Too, Must Love.

We, Too, Must Love.

Aldrich, Ann.

Written in the 1950s this was a pioneering portrait of lesbian life. It gave hope to lesbi...

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Picture of Encounter with Anthropology.

Encounter with Anthropology.

Fox, Robin.

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Picture of Between Venice and Istanbul: Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece.

Between Venice and Istanbul: Colonial Landscapes in Early Modern Greece.

Davies, Siriol and Davis, Jack L. (eds.).

A fine collection of scholarly research papers with wide-ranging focus and perspective fro...

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Picture of The New Celtic Library: The Celtic Tradition.

The New Celtic Library: The Celtic Tradition.

James, David.

Reveals the ways and traditions of the ancient Celts in a lively introduction to their int...

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Picture of The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever.

The Immortalists: Charles Lindbergh, Dr. Alexis Carrel, and Their Daring Quest to Live Forever.

Friedman, David M.

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Picture of He's Just Not That Into You.

He's Just Not That Into You.

Behrendt, Greg and Tuccillo, Liz.

You will laugh out loud at this refreshing look at how men really feel about women. It's c...

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Picture of Vichy and the Eternal Feminine: A Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender.

Vichy and the Eternal Feminine: A Contribution to a Political Sociology of Gender.

Muel-Dreyfus, Francine.

Shows how Vichy invoked theories of 'natural' gender inequality and 'eternal' opposition b...

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Picture of La Muculufa, the Early Bronze Age Sanctuary: The Early Bronze Age Village.

La Muculufa, the Early Bronze Age Sanctuary: The Early Bronze Age Village.

Holloway, R. Ross et al.

Presents the results of some excavations conducted at the prehistoric site of La Muculufa ...

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