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Long Night at the Vepsian Museum
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Veronica Davidov
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-11-16 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This book takes readers to the village of Sheltozero in northern Russia. It highlights a tiny community of indigenous people called Veps, known colloquially as
Responsibility and Language Practices in Place
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Laura Siragusa
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-28 - Publisher: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura

This volume includes chapters by junior and senior scholars hailing from Europe, Asia, North America, and Oceania, all of whom sought to understand the social a
Contemporary Megaprojects
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: Seth Schindler
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-01 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Contemporary megaprojects have evolved from the discreet, modernist projects undertaken in the past by centralized authorities to encompass everything from larg
Fat in Four Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Cindi SturtzSreetharan
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-22 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This unique comparative ethnography uses a systematic and nuanced approach to delve into the myriad meanings of "being fat" within and across different global s
From Water to Wine
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Jess Auerbach
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-03-15 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Part monograph, part methods handbook, and including poetry, photos and other media, this highly original work explores the emergent middle class in Angola thro
From Water to Wine: Angola's Transformation
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Jess Auerbach
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: African Sun Media

From Water to Wine explores how Angola has changed since the end of its civil war in 2002. Its focus is on the middle class— defined as those with a house, a
I Was Never Alone or Oporniki
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Cassandra Hartblay
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-07 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

I Was Never Alone or Oporniki presents an original ethnographic stage play, based on fieldwork conducted in Russia with adults with disabilities. The core of th
Esperanza Speaks
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Gloria Rudolf
Categories: Globalization
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-15 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This short, engaging book details the life history of Esperanza Ruiz and four generations of her family. Their stories recount a century of change in a poor hig
Living Inca Town
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Karoline Guelke
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-24 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Using an accessible style and innovative visual methods, The Living Inca Town illustrates how tourism can perpetuate and even exacerbate gendered and global ine
Indigenous Peoples: An Encyclopedia of Culture, History, and Threats to Survival [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1248
Authors: Victoria R. Williams
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-29 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The book is an essential resource for those interested in investigating the lives, histories, and futures of indigenous peoples around the world. Perfect for re