New Anthropologies of Europe

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  1. Socialist Heritage
    Focusing on Romania from 1945 to 2016, Socialist Heritage explores the socialist state's attempt to create its own heritage, as well as the legacy of that project. Contrary to arguments that the socialist regimes of Central and... Learn More
    Published: 29th October 2019
    Hardback | £52.00
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  2. Feminism, Violence, and Representation in Modern Italy
    Can the way a word is used give legitimacy to a political movement? Feminism, Violence, and Representation in Modern Italy traces the use of the word "femminicidio" (or "femicide") as a tool to mobilize Italian feminists, particularly... Learn More
    Published: 12th September 2019
    Hardback | £56.00
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  3. Tradition in the Frame
    Sfakians on the island of Crete are known for their distinctive dress and appearance, fierce ruggedness, and devotion to traditional ways. Konstantinos Kalantzis explores how Sfakians live with the burdens and pleasures of maintaining... Learn More
    Published: 9th August 2019
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  4. The Palace Complex
    The Palace of Culture and Science is a massive Stalinist skyscraper that was "gifted" to Warsaw by the Soviet Union in 1955. Framing the Palace's visual, symbolic, and functional prominence in the everyday life of the Polish capital... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2019
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  5. Remembering Absence
    Drawing on research conducted on Chios during the sovereign debt crisis that struck Greece in 2010, Nicolas Argenti follows the lives of individuals who symbolize the transformations affecting this Aegean island. As witnesses... Learn More
    Published: 21st March 2019
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  6. Balkan Blues
    Balkan Blues explores how a state transitions from the collectivized production and distribution of socialism to the consumer-focused culture of capitalism. Yuson Jung considers the state as an economic agent in upholding rights... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2019
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  7. Power Struggles
    Wind energy is often portrayed as a panacea for the environmental and political ills brought on by an overreliance on fossil fuels, but this characterization may ignore the impact wind farms have on the regions that host them.... Learn More
    Published: 23rd April 2018
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  8. Blood Ties and the Native Son
    A pioneering study of kinship, patronage, and politics in Central Asia, Blood Ties and the Native Son tells the story of the rise and fall of a man called Rahim, an influential and powerful patron in rural northern Kyrgyzstan,... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2017
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  9. Spain Unmoored
    Long viewed as Spain’s "most Moorish city," Granada is now home to a growing Muslim population of Moroccan migrants and European converts to Islam. Mikaela H. Rogozen-Soltar examines how various residents of Granada mobilize... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2017
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  10. The Spirits of Crossbones Graveyard
    Every month, a ragtag group of Londoners gather in the site known as Crossbones Graveyard to commemorate the souls of medieval prostitutes believed to be buried there—the "Winchester Geese," women who were under the protection... Learn More
    Published: 29th August 2016
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  11. Youth Politics in Putin's Russia
    Julie Hemment provides a fresh perspective on the controversial nationalist youth projects that have proliferated in Russia in the Putin era, examining them from the point of view of their participants and offering provocative... Learn More
    Published: 14th September 2015
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  12. Global Rome
    Is 21st-century Rome a global city? Is it part of Europe's core or periphery? This volume examines the "real city" beyond Rome's historical center, exploring the diversity and challenges of life in neighborhoods affected by immigration,... Learn More
    Published: 6th June 2014
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  13. Politics in Color and Concrete
    Material culture in Eastern Europe under state socialism is remembered as uniformly gray, shabby, and monotonous—the worst of postwar modernist architecture and design. Politics in Color and Concrete revisits this history by... Learn More
    Published: 16th September 2013
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  14. Jewish Poland Revisited
    Since the end of Communism, Jews from around the world have visited Poland to tour Holocaust-related sites. A few venture further, seeking to learn about their own Polish roots and connect with contemporary Poles. For their part,... Learn More
    Published: 19th July 2013
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  15. Loyal Unto Death
    The underground Macedonian Revolutionary Organization recruited and mobilized over 20,000 supporters to take up arms against the Ottoman Empire between 1893 and 1903. Challenging conventional wisdom about the role of ethnic and... Learn More
    Published: 12th April 2013
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  16. Sharing Sacred Spaces in the Mediterranean
    While devotional practices are usually viewed as mechanisms for reinforcing religious boundaries, in the multicultural, multiconfessional world of the Eastern Mediterranean, shared shrines sustain intercommunal and interreligious... Learn More
    Published: 20th February 2012
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