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World Anthropology Day

On February 16th, the American Anthropological Association celebrates World Anthropology Day, which has been set to recognize the field of anthropology and the work of anthropologists within it. World Anthropology Day is a day for anthropologists to celebrate and participate in their discipline with the public around them.  For more information on Anthropology day, visit the AAA […]

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 […]

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 […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: Browse October 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Film Studies and History, along with our New in Paperback titles.   Paperback Original! HONOUR AND VIOLENCE Gender, Power and Law in Southern Pakistan Nafisa Shah Volume 39, New Directions in Anthropology

SIMULATED SHELVES: Browse September 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Film Studies, History, Medical Anthropology and Sociology, along with our New in Paperback titles.   Paperback Original RE-IMAGINING DEFA East German Cinema in its National and Transnational Contexts Edited by Seán Allan and Sebastian Heiduschke

World Breastfeeding Week 2016

  World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is an annual celebration which is held yearly from 1st to 7th of August in more than 120 countries. Being organized by WABA, WHO and UNICEF, the goal is to promote exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life which yields tremendous health benefits, providing critical nutrients, protection from deadly […]

‘Is it inevitable you’ll turn into your mother?’

by Siân Pooley and Kaveri Qureshi   On the 2nd March this year, ahead of Mother’s Day, there was a thoughtful discussion on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour addressing the question: ‘is it inevitable you’ll turn into your mother?’. For counsellor Myira Khan, who was interviewed on the programme, this is a topic that comes up […]

Simulated Shelves: Browse June 2016 New Books

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Cultural Studies, History, Medical Anthropology and Mobility Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. DESIGNING WORLDS National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization Edited by Kjetil Fallan and Grace Lees-Maffei Volume 24, Making Sense of History