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Announcing a New Anthropology Book Series

Despite a stubborn polar vortex that just doesn’t want to go away, we’re focused on spring and the renewal it promises. So it seems an auspicious time to formally launch our new series designed for undergraduate teaching. Anthropological Insights will feature very brief books (80 to 100 pages or 35,000-50,000 words) that introduce students to contemporary anthropological research. read more…

  • dateFebruary 10, 2014
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The Book Price Enigma

Books add meaning to our lives. They are avenues of learning, research, escape, empathy, and connection, and this is a wonderful thing to support and nurture. This is why people work in publishing—to help build and shape intellectual and creative endeavor. Most of us aren’t here to make piles of money, but rather to contribute to an industry that is ultimately about ideas and narrative. Add the word “text” in front of “book” and most of this romanticism fades. read more…

  • dateMarch 8, 2013
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Ethnography that Meets Classroom Needs

As we watch the course orders for the Spring 2013 term starting to come in, it’s clear that Made in Madagascar, our newest ethnography in the Teaching Culture Series, has caught instructors’ imaginations. Course adoptions are happening at every kind … read more…

  • dateDecember 10, 2012
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UTP @ the AAA

We’re energized here after the AAA meetings in San Francisco! The UTP booth was a veritable hive of activity with authors, friends, and those new to Press stopping by to chat. It was great to see you all, and to … read more…

  • dateNovember 26, 2012
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Welcome from the Anthropology Editor at UTP

As the Anthropology Editor in the Higher Education Division at the University of Toronto Press I want to welcome old friends and newcomers alike to our new Teaching Culture blog. We hope this space will become an active online forum … read more…

  • dateNovember 16, 2012
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  • posted byAnne Brackenbury
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