Books published by School for Advanced Research on the

"Our Indian princess"

School for Advanced Research on the | June 30, 2009 | 181 pages
Are images and representations central to understanding Native Americans? How do Native artists, as producers of visual culture, respond to what art critic Lucy Lippard has called "the overwhelming burdens" of Indian art? In this pathbreaking study, anthropologist Nancy Mithlo examines the power of... More Info
$32.95

Small worlds

School for Advanced Research on the | November 18, 2017 | 332 pages
Growing dissatisfaction with global perspectives and metanarratives has led to renewed interest in the research genre known as microhistory. As it gained currency, microhistory came to refer to a particular style of work characterized by disenchantment with grand theories of modernization. Its... More Info
$37.50

Afro-Atlantic dialogues

School for Advanced Research on the | November 18, 2017 | 501 pages
This book breaks new theoretical and methodological ground in the study of the African diaspora in the Atlantic world.  More Info
$26.95

Dances of the Tewa Pueblo Indians

School for Advanced Research on the | November 18, 2017 | 108 pages
Great changes have swept the world of the Tewa Indian peoples of New Mexico since 1985, when this volume first appeared, including changes in relationships between Indian communities and the anthropologists who wish to study them. Returning to her classic work, anthropologist Jill D. Sweet revisits... More Info
$37.50

Maya nationalisms and postcolonial challenges in Guatemala

School for Advanced Research on the | November 1, 2009 | 210 pages
No summary available.
$37.50

History in person

School for Advanced Research on the | April 1, 2001 | 389 pages
How is history lived "in person" -- in everyday, subjectively experienced events and practices? How does it shape the identities of individual people? The ten essays in this book explore these questions within a framework of conflict or "struggle," demonstrating how subjects' intimate self-making... More Info
$42.95

Roosters at midnight

School for Advanced Research on the | August 17, 2010 | 251 pages
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$37.50

One state, many nations

School for Advanced Research on the | June 29, 2010 | 155 pages
No summary available.
$49.00

A history of the ancient Southwest

School for Advanced Research on the | August 1, 2009 | 439 pages
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Aboriginal business

School for Advanced Research on the | May 31, 2009 | 315 pages
From the vantage point of the remote Northern Territory town of Tennant Creek in Australia, this book examines the practical partnerships and awkward alliances that constitute indigenous modernities. It is an ethnographic snapshot of the Warumungu people as they engage with a range of... More Info

Opening archaeology

School for Advanced Research on the | April 1, 2008 | 274 pages
In 1989-90, Congress enacted two laws, the National Museum of the American Indian Act and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, that required museums and other repositories of Native American human remains and cultural items to consult with, share information about, and return... More Info

Law & empire in the Pacific

School for Advanced Research on the | November 18, 2017 | 313 pages
Hawai'i and Fiji share strikingly similar histories of colonialism and plantation sugar production but display different legacies of ethnic conflict today. Speaking to Fijian and Hawaiian circumstances, this volume illuminates the role of legal and archival practice in constructing ethnic and... More Info