ANNA ODLAND PORTISCH has taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies and Brunel University. In her new book A Magpie’s Tale: Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives on the Kazakh of Western Mongolia she recounts her time living with a Kazakh family in a small village. It’s fascinating (“Can you imagine a stranger showing up on […]
In recognition of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we would like to present a list of new and recent Holocaust and Genocide Studies titles, as well as free access to related journal articles. “A meticulous and shattering investigation of eight horrific pictures…”L’Arche ON THE DEATH OF JEWSPhotographs and HistoryNadine FrescoTranslated from the French by Sarah CliftWith […]
To mark this year’s Australia Day we present a selection of our latest titles on aspects of in Australia. Here are paperbacks, eBooks, and hardbacks on everything from health care for the elderly to film and song, the lives and struggles of the indigenous population, and how the nation has faced its colonial legacies. AN […]
To mark the the first publication in paperback of his acclaimed From Clans to Co-ops: Confiscated Mafia Land in Sicily, Theodoros Rakopoulos kindly agreed to discuss his work, the fieldwork behind it, and how co-ops came to assume a role in the rejection of the mafia. THEODOROS RAKOPOULOS is Associate Professor of Social Anthropology at the […]
We’re publishing twelve paperbacks in just two months. See them all here. Unique studies at budget-friendly prices, these editions are great for adoptions and reading lists. If you want to evaluate their usefulness on a course you teach, please request a digital examination copy: just click through and look for the green ‘Request a review […]
By TOM BRATRUD Since Fire on the Island was one of our most popular and well-received titles in 2022, we are delighted that its author Tom Bratrud has kindly contributed this exclusive article describing his fieldwork, events on the island, and the aims of his book. Many anthropologists have experiences during fieldwork that challenge not […]
International Migrants Day aims to raise awareness about the challenges and difficulties of international migration. Berghahn Books is pleased to offer a selection of our Open Access titles on Refugee and Migration Studies. Berghahn Journals is also offering free access to related articles and special issues. See below for details. Read OPEN ACCESS ENDURING UNCERTAINTYDeportation, Punishment […]
Through establishing Reading Against Racism: A Berghahn Collection, Berghahn has committed to increasing the visibility of and access to materials which contribute to recent conversations surrounding race and racism. Here, a growing collection of contributions are freely available, as part of an expanded Digital Resources section, to further activity in vital areas of scholarship.
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