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    The Silo Effect: Why Every Organisation Needs to Disrupt Itself to Survive

    The brilliant and insightful new book from Gillian Tett, author of the bestselling FOOL'S GOLD

    Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

    R185,00 R215,00
    Explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. This book asks the fundamental questions: Where do we go from here? And how will we protect this fragile world from our own destructive powers?

    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

    R195,00 R215,00
    Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? The author explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.

    How to Read Ethnography

    R272,00 R320,00
    Laying bare the central conventions of ethnographic writing, this book helps students to develop a critical understanding of texts and explains how to identify and analyse the core ideas in order to apply these ideas to other areas of study. It offers balanced and progressive reader activities and exercises.

    The Gift: The Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies

    R170,00 R200,00
    When first published, The Gift served as nothing less than an onslaught on contemporary political theory. This edition confirms the continuing relevance of Mauss's highly original perspective.

    Power and Independence: Urban Africans' Perception of Social Inequality

    R697,00 R820,00
    This study explores how the Yoruba of Nigeria living in Ibadan and Lagos perceive the society in which they live. Their views on stratification and social inequality in particular are related to traditional Yoruba concepts and to their experiences in education, migration and present social and occupational relationships.

    The fires beneath

    R306,00 R350,00
    The Fires Beneath is a powerful and affecting story of love and loss. Monica Wilson was the most prominent social anthropologist of her day in South Africa, whose groundbreaking research in African communities continues to influence anthropological and ethnographic studies. This book explores a life of achievement and integrity.

    Think Like an Anthropologist

    R171,00 R195,00

    Ghosts of the Tsunami: Death and Life in Japan's Disaster Zone

    R280,00 R320,00
    On 11 March 2011, a massive earthquake sent a 120-foot high tsunami smashing into the coast of north-east Japan. By the time the sea retreated, more than 18,000 people had been crushed, burned to death, or drowned. This is an account of an epic tragedy, told through the personal accounts of those who lived through it.

    Stone Age Economics

    R170,00 R200,00

    Natural Symbols: Explorations in Cosmology

    R170,00 R200,00
    Written against the backdrop of the student uprisings of the late 1960s, this text took seriously the revolutionary fervour of the times. Instead of seeking to destroy the rituals and symbols that can govern and oppress, the author claimed that if transformation were needed, it could only be made possible through better understanding.

    The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?

    R206,00 R235,00
    Reveals that traditional societies around the world offer an extraordinary window into how our ancestors lived for the majority of human history in evolutionary terms. This book explores how tribal people approach essential human problems, from health and diet to conflict resolution and language.