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Berghahn Books is a publisher of scholarly books and academic journals in the humanities and social sciences, with a special focus on social & cultural anthropology, European history, politics, and film & media studies.

A peer-review press, Berghahn is committed to the highest academic standards and seeks to enable innovative contributions to the scholarship in its fields of specialty.


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Trapped in the Gap: Doing Good in Indigenous Australia

Kowal, Emma.
(2015)  | 9781782386049 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 214pp
AUD 71.95 (inc. GST), AUD 65.41 (ex. GST),
In Australia, a ‘tribe’ of white, middle-class, progressive professionals isactively working to improve the lives of Indigenous people. This book exploreswhat happens when well-meaning people, supported by the state, attempt to helpwithout harming. ‘White anti-racists’ find themselves trapped...

At Home in the Okavango: White Batswana Narratives of Emplacement and Belonging

(2015)  | 9781782387732 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 258pp
AUD 277.95 (inc. GST), AUD 252.68 (ex. GST),
An ethnographic portrayal of the lives of white citizens of the Okavango Delta,Botswana, this book examines their relationships with the natural and socialenvironments of the region. In response to the insecurity of their position as aEuropean-descended minority in a postcolonial African state, Gressier...

Anxious Histories: Narrating the Holocaust in Jewish Communities at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century

(2015)  | 9781782386520 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 254pp
AUD 277.95 (inc. GST), AUD 252.68 (ex. GST),
Over the last seventy years, memories and narratives of the Holocaust haveplayed a significant role in constructing Jewish communities. The authorexplores one field where these narratives are disseminated: Holocaust pedagogyin Jewish schools in Melbourne and New York. Bringing together a diverse rangeof...

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Trapped in the Gap: Doing Good in Indigenous Australia

Kowal, Emma.
(2015)  | 9781782386049 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 214pp
AUD 71.95 (inc. GST), AUD 65.41 (ex. GST),
In Australia, a ‘tribe’ of white, middle-class, progressive professionals isactively working to improve the lives of Indigenous people. This book exploreswhat happens when well-meaning people, supported by the state, attempt to helpwithout harming. ‘White anti-racists’ find themselves trapped...

Growing Up in Central Australia : New Anthropological Studies of Aboriginal Childhood and Adolescence

Eickelkamp, Ute.
(2013)  | 9781782381266 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 310pp
AUD 71.95 (inc. GST), AUD 65.41 (ex. GST),
Surprisingly little research has been carried out about how AustralianAboriginal children and teenagers experience life, shape their social world andimagine the future. This volume presents recent and original studies of lifeexperiences outside the institutional settings of childcare and education,...

What now : everyday endurance and social intensity in an Australian Aboriginal community

Dalley, Cameo.
(2020)  | 9781789208856 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 252pp
AUD 246.95 (inc. GST), AUD 224.50 (ex. GST),
Based on extensive ethnographic fieldwork undertaken since 2006, the bookaddresses some of the most topical aspects of remote Aboriginal life inAustralia. This includes the role of kinship and family, relationships to landand sea, and cross-cultural relations with non-Aboriginal residents. There isalso...

Going Forward by Looking Back: Archaeological Perspectives on Socio-Ecological Crisis, Response, and Collapse

Riede, Felix. Sheets, Payson.
(2020)  | 9781789208641 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 539pp
AUD 318.95 (inc. GST), AUD 289.95 (ex. GST),
Catastrophes are on the rise due to climate change, as is their toll in terms oflives and livelihoods as world populations rise and people settle into hazardousplaces. While disaster response and management are traditionally seen as thedomain of the natural and technical sciences, awareness of the importance...

The History of the Armenian Genocide: Ethnic Conflict from the Balkans to Anatolia to the Caucasus

Dadrian, Vahakn N.
(2003)  | 9781571816665 | Berghahn Books | pbk. | book | 480pp
AUD 57.95 (inc. GST), AUD 52.68 (ex. GST),
The Armenian Genocide, though not given such prominent treatment as the JewishHolocaust which it precedes, still haunts the Western world and has assumed anew significance in the light of "ethnic cleansing" in Bosnia and, morerecently, Darfur. This study by the most distinguished scholar of the Armeniantragedy...

 

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