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Tag Archives: political economy

Freed from Fear and Sadness: The New Germany

Michael Meng and Adam R. Seipp The writing of German history since 1945 has often, if not excessively, been shaped by critical and negative attitudes; or, as Baruch Spinoza would put it, by excessive fear and sadness in the face of human suffering. Ruination, mourning, absence, destruction, and failure are the leitmotifs of postwar German historiography. Amid […]

World Anthropology Day

All Anthropology titles are discounted 25% from now until March 1st!

WORLD REFUGEE DAY

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution. For more information please visit www.un.org. This year Berghahn Books turns 25! […]

Economy, Crime and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era

by James G. Carrier For those interested in the economy, by which I mean business, government economic policies, people’s work and their material well-being, the past few decades have been interesting times. Economy, Crime and Wrong in a Neoliberal Era is the result of trying to make sense of things.

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE June 2018 NEW BOOKS

  We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Archaeology, Anthropology, Film Studies, History, and Political Economy, along with our New in Paperback titles.      

Visit Berghahn Books at LASA Conference

  We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at the Latin American Studies Association Conference in Barcelona, Spain, May 23-26, 2018. Please stop by our table to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal samples.   If you are unable to attend, we […]

Changes in the Uses and Meanings of Money

By Smoki Musaraj and Ivan Small   How we think about and what we think of as money is constantly changing. And in many cases, those changes are driven in locales that are not necessarily centers of global capital. Consider for the instance of the relatively recent introduction of “mobile money”. In 2007, the Kenyan […]

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE January 2018 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Archaeology, Genocide Studies, History, Museum Studies, Political Economy and Refugee & Migration Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. CONTRARIAN ANTHROPOLOGY The Unwritten Rules of Academia Laura Nader

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE September 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Media Studies, History, and Refugee and Migration Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. THE PARTICIPANTS The Men of the Wannsee Conference Edited by Hans-Christian Jasch and Christoph Kreutzmüller Translated from the German by Charlotte Kreutzmüller-Hughes and Jane Paulick

SIMULATED SHELVES: BROWSE April 2017 NEW BOOKS

We’re delighted to offer a selection of latest releases from our core subjects of Anthropology, Educational Studies, Environmental Studies, Genocide Studies, History and Jewish Studies, along with our New in Paperback titles. Paperback Original REDESCRIBING RELATIONS Strathernian Conversations on Ethnography, Knowledge and Politics Edited by Ashley Lebner Afterword by Marilyn Strathern