Transfer of Knowledge in Arctic Regions
An edited collection that surveys Indigenous knowledge practices in northern Canada, Greenland, and Scandinavia.
Mizrahi Women on Israel's Periphery
An evocative feminist ethnography focused on the rarely documented lives of women at the Israeli periphery.
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Life on the Great Hunt
Detailed observations of Great Hunt illuminate the northern wilderness, its people, and their complex relationship.
Ten experts document the strength of local communities’ using traditional resources for health and prevention.
An interdisciplinary exploration of four key issues in the theory and practice of citizenship.
The Development of Anthropology in Israel
An ethnographic account of the history and development of anthropology in Israel.
The Chinese World in Maps, Pictures, and Texts from the Collection of Floyd Sully
Diverse collection of maps, paintings, and illustrated texts—spanning five centuries—beautifully represents China’s transformation.
The Wailing Culture of Yemenite Jewish Women
Investigates the socio-cultural, psychological, and philosophical aspects of the Yemenite Jewish wailing tradition in modern Israel.
Investigates class mobility in a group of 40-50-year-old second-generation Moroccan immigrant women, members of a subordinate ethnic group in Israel.
Examines a pan-ethnic style of music created by North African and Middle Eastern Israeli musicians in the late twentieth century.
The Jewish Community of Zakho in Iraqi Kurdistan
A study of the Iraqi Jewish community of Zakho that investigates the community’s attachment to the Land of Israel, the effects of Zionist activity, and immigration to Palestine and Israel.
Surveys past and present research on Israeli anthropology for students and researchers.
Jewish Fundamentalism in the Occupied Territories
Describes and examines the attempts of Gush Emunim, a religious nationalistic social movement, to construct Israeli identity, collective memory, and sense of place.
Ritual, Music, and Aesthetics of Syrian Jews in Brooklyn
Explores the cultural connection between Syrian Jewish life and Arab culture in present-day Brooklyn, New York, through liturgical music.
From Personal Narratives to a Group Portrait
A groundbreaking study of personal stories from ex-Soviet immigrants in Israel, bringing together scholarship in anthropology, sociology, linguistics, semiotics, and social psychology.
Voices of Israeli Backpackers
An intertextual examination of the storytelling of Israeli backpackers that analyzes their unique patterns of communication to create a thorough picture of this "narrative community."
An Ethno-Reading of Karaite Jewish Women
Portrays the experiences of Egyptian Karaites in the San Francisco Bay Area as it explores the relationship between text and everyday life, between literal reading and its translation into bodily practices—especially as related to the female body.
Yorùbá Art, Ritual, and Resistance in Brazilian Candomblé
The first art historical study of Yoruba-descended African Brazilian religious art based on an author's long-term participation in and observation of private and public rituals.
From Soul Talks to Talk Radio in Israeli Culture
An original ethnographic study about communication and culture in Palestine and Israel during the Twentieth Century, examining three modes of communication—soul talks, straight talk, and talk radio.
The Creation of Festive Lore in a New Culture, 1882-1948
By analyzing key aspects of Hebrew culture, this book adds new dimension to the anthropological, sociological, and historical studies dealing with folklore, rituals, and festivals.