UBC Library is running a trial of the eLibrary eBook platform. You can access the trial here: http://toby.library.ubc.ca/resources/infopage.cfm?id=1484
This trial provides access to eBrary’s Academic Complete collection, which includes 37,000 books across 20 subject areas, including 100s of titles in Anthropology and Archaeology.
Some sample titles of interest include:
- Archaeology of Difference : Negotiating Cross-Cultural Engagements in Oceania edited by RobinTorrence, and Anne Clarke (2000)
Using case studies from Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Micronesia, the contributors all share a concern with tracking the processes of contact between indigenous peoples and outsiders, primarily Europeans, across the varied physical and cultural landscapes of the region.
- Cine-Ethnography by Jean Rouch with Steven Feld (2003)
One of the most influential figures in documentary and ethnographic filmmaking, Jean Rouch has made more than one hundred films in West Africa and France. In such acclaimed works as Jaguar, The Lion Hunters, and Cocorico, Monsieur Poulet, Rouch has explored racism, colonialism, African modernity, religious ritual, and music.
- Medicine as Culture : Illness, Disease and the Body in Western Societies by Deborah Lupton (2003)
Provides a broad overview of the way medicine is experienced, perceived and socially constructed in western societies.
- Kinship and Behavior in Primates by Bernard Chapais and Carol Berman (2004)
A fundamental reference for students and professionals interested in primate behavior, ecology and evolution.
The trial ends 17 December, 2008. Please send your feedback to Library Electronic Resources Help.