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Monthly Archives November 2016

Visit Berghahn booth #316 at the African Studies Association Meeting 2016

  We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at 59th Annual Meeting of the ASA in Washington DC, December 1 – 3, 2016. Please stop by our booth #316 to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples. If you are unable to […]

“No Savage Shall Inherit the Land”: The Indian Enemy Other, Indiscriminate Warfare, and American National Identity, 1607-1783

by Walter L. Hixson   John Quincy Adams warned Americans not to search abroad for monsters to destroy, yet such figures have frequently habituated the discourses of U.S. foreign policy. U.S. Foreign Policy And The Other focuses on counter-identities in American consciousness to explain how foreign policies and the discourse surrounding them develop. This excerpt, adapted […]

Five Myths about Anorexia

By Richard O’Connor, author of From Virtue to Vice   Richard O’Connor, professor of anthropology at the University of the South, is the author of From Virtue to Vice: Negotiating Anorexia. His book, written with Penny van Esterik, is Volume 4 in our Food, Nutrition and Culture Series that takes an anthropological perspective to human nutrition […]

Why do so many American Parents Struggle with Nighttime Breastfeeding and Sleep?

by Cecília Tomori   Nighttime Breastfeeding addresses the central question: why do so many American parents struggle with nighttime breastfeeding and sleep? I set out to answer this question, which emerged from my preliminary fieldwork, using the classic anthropological technique of participant observation. I spent many months immersed in fieldwork, and then many more surrounded by […]

Visit Berghahn Booth #712 at AAA 2016

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the 115th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association being held November 16-20, 2016, in Minneapolis, MN. Please stop by Booth #712 to browse our selection of books at discounted prices and pick up free journals samples. We are especially excited to invite you to […]

Five Favorite Ekman Films

by Fredrik Gustafsson Hasse Ekman made his first film as writer and director, the screwball comedy With You in My Arms, in 1940 and following that successful debut he wrote and directed over 40 films and one TV-series before he retired in 1965. Most of these films are good, there are very few failures, but forced […]

Berghahn Journals: New Issues Published in October

Special Sale for US Customers (+ Free Shipping!)

  As the year winds down, we are very pleased to announce a special sale on select titles! These anthropology, history, film studies, and cultural studies titles are 80% off for our US customers. We also offer free shipping within the US. Offer expires 11/15/16. Just use discount code FALL16 at checkout for any of […]