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ALTAMIRA PRESS

• • • • • • New books in Museum Studies • • • • • •

Writing Local History Today: A Guide to Researching, Publishing, and Marketing Your Book, by Thomas A. Mason and J. Kent Calder, is being hailed as a “nuts and bolts guide that every local historical society or author needs”. Click here for more.

Museum expert Susana Smith Bautista proposes a social understanding of why museums should be adopting technology, and how it should be adapted based on their particular missions, communities, and places in Museums in the Digital Age: Changing Meanings of Place, Community, and Culture.

• • • • • • New and forthcoming in the Studies in Food and Gastronomy series • • • • • •

The Picnic: A History by Walter Levy should be enjoyed outside on a nice day!

Pick up a copy of Celebraciones Mexicanas for the ultimate guide to Mexico’s holidays and celebrations.

Take a culinary tour of San Francisco in San Francisco: A Food Biography. Find out about this great book here.

• • • • • • New textbooks and other reading • • • • • •

Critically Reading the Theory and Methods of Archaeology: An Introductory Guide is a thorough and practical guide for your undergraduate and graduate courses in archaeology. Learn more here.

Ethics and Anthropology: Ideas and Practice, by Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban, is the first comprehensive and up-to-date book embracing issues and dilemmas faced by anthropologists in the discipline’s four fields. Learn more here.

Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform their Lives explores how residents of a squatter settlement in Santo Domingo use their material resources creatively to solve everyday problems. Click here for more.

• • • • • • Conferences • • • • • •

See more upcoming conferences here.