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  1. Author of ‘Anthropology and Anthropologists’ featured in Anthropology of This Century (AOTC)

    A recent issue of 'Anthropology of This Century' (AOTC) featured an article by Adam Kuper, author of Anthropology and Anthropologists, now in its fourth edition. He discusses the radical changes in the field of British social anthropology since the first publication of his book in 1973, the two opposing schools of thought that shaped its evolution, and the current state of social anthropology as a truly cosmopolitan discipline. Read excerpts from the article, or read the full article here. Learn more about the book here.

  2. Moral Anthropology: A Critical Reader

    "This compendium is an essential tool for anyone interested in the study of morality in the social sciences and the humanities. The texts, classical and recent, are judiciously chosen and give an unparalleled perspective on a range of burning questions. The editors have done us a great service in assembling them in a single volume." - Michèle Lamont, Harvard University

    Instructors - If you are teaching and would like to receive a complimentary copy to consider for use on your course, please follow this link. | Read more

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Research & Reference

  1. An Anthropological Economy of Debt

    Edited by Bernard Hours and Pepita Ould Ahmed

    Who exactly is in debt - and what is inside it? Authors from many disciplines come together in this volume to ask about the ways in which debt is shared out, and the constraints implied in it. The dimensions explored are not merely economic, but also political and symbolic - with special attention being paid to the gendered debt that burdens women.

    Click here to read more.   

  2. Author James S Bielo on ‘Anthropology of Religion: The Basics’

    James S. Bielo, author of  Anthropology of Religion: The Basics, discusses how students and instructors can benefit from his new book.

    Click here to read the full interview. 

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General Interest

  1. Reference Bestsellers

    To celebrate National Library Week, Routledge Anthropology is proud to present our top selling reference titles from the past year.

    Click here to see the bestselling books.

  2. Did you see these Author Interviews in 2014?

     We hope you got the chance to read our author interviews and articles in 2014, but in case you didn’t, we’ve put them all in one place to make them easily accessible.

    Click here to read them all!

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  1. Rediscover tandfebooks with five free-to-view Anthropology titles

    With over 50,000 eBooks across the humanities, social sciences and education Taylor & Francis eBooks provides direct access to a wealth of quality academic content for research and study.

    All titles purchased by your institution from March 1st 2015 onwards will be DRM-free, meaning that you can access, print and copy and paste without any restrictions at all. In addition new powerful filtered search enables you to effortlessly reach the most relevant content. Rediscover how tandfebooks can help you.

    To celebrate, we have made five titles in Anthropology free to view on Taylor & Francis eBooks until the end of April - why not take a look?

  2. Interview with Allan Charles Dawson, editor of Negotiating Territoriality

    How have modern states interacted with traditional societies’ ways of using and managing territory?

    Allan Charles Dawson, lead editor of Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogues Between State and Tradition, recently answered a few questions for us about his research.

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