Anthropology: The Exploration Of Human Diversity

Anthropology: The Exploration Of Human Diversity
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ISBN10: 
0072426527
ISBN13: 
9780072426526
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3.84

Kottak's best selling text continues to offer a holistic introduction to anthropology that approaches the course from a four-field perspective. To emphasize anthropology's integrated and comparative nature, "Bringing It All Together" essays show how anthropology's sub-fields and dimensions combine to interpret and explain a common topic. Another distinctive feature, "Understanding Ourselves," illustrates the relevance of anthropological facts and theories to students' everyday lives

Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology [with PowerWeb]

Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology [with PowerWeb]

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of...
How to Read Ethnography

How to Read Ethnography

How to Read Ethnography is an invaluable guide to approaching anthropological texts. Laying bare the central conventions of ethnographic writing, it helps students to develop a critical understanding of texts and explains how to identify and analyse...
Peripheral Visions: Publics, Power, and Performance in Yemen

Peripheral Visions: Publics, Power, and Performance in Yemen

The government of Yemen, unified since 1990, remains largely incapable of controlling violence or providing goods and services to its population, but the regime continues to...
Objects and Others: Essays on Museums and Material Culture

Objects and Others: Essays on Museums and Material Culture

History of Anthropology is a series of annual volumes, inaugurated in 1983, each of which treats an important theme in the history of anthropological inquiry. Objects and Others,...
The Andaman Islanders

The Andaman Islanders

First published in 1922, this is a complete ethnography of the islanders, including customs, myths, beliefs, social organization and so forth. Research carried out between 1906 and 1908.
Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader

Theorizing the City: The New Urban Anthropology Reader

Anthropological perspectives are not often represented in urban studies, even though many anthropologists have been contributing actively to theory and research on urban poverty, racism,...
Wild Profusion: Biodiversity Conservation in an Indonesian Archipelago

Wild Profusion: Biodiversity Conservation in an Indonesian Archipelago

Wild Profusion tells the fascinating story of biodiversity conservation in Indonesia in the decade culminating in the great fires of 1997-98--a time when the...