Cultural Anthropology The Human Challenge

Written By William A. Haviland
Cultural Anthropology  The Human Challenge
  • Publsiher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 05 March 2010
  • ISBN : 0495810827
  • Pages : 480 pages
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Cultural Anthropology The Human Challenge

Cultural Anthropology  The Human Challenge
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  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-03-05
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : Offering compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in a variety of locations around the globe, this streamlined, market-leading text presents cultural anthropology in vivid, accessible terms showing students how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around them. The authors present the fundamental concepts from ...

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  • Publisher : Rowman Altamira
  • Release Date : 2011-04-16
  • Total pages : 631
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : This introductory text introduces basic concepts in cultural anthropology by comparing cultures of increasing scale and focusing on specific universal issues throughout human history. Cultural materials are presented in integrated ethnographic case studies organized by cultural and geographic areas to show how ideological, social organization, and material features fit together ...

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Cultural Anthropology
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  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : [TofC cont.] Anthropology of modern life: Market and the modern metropolis, a new system of exchange and the rise of commercial industrial cities; Corporate bureaucracy and the culture of modern work; Modernity and culture; Epilogue, applied anthropology and the policy process. ... The framework on which this book hangs is an ...

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  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2019-06-18
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : What is the role of culture in human experience? This concise yet solid introduction to cultural anthropology helps readers explore and understand this crucial issue from a Christian perspective. Now revised and updated throughout, this new edition of a successful textbook covers standard cultural anthropology topics with special attention given ...

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  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : Explore cultural anthropology and its relevance in today's world with Gary Ferraro and Susan Andreatta's CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: AN APPLIED PERSPECTIVE, Tenth Edition. This contemporary book provides interesting real-world examples and applications of the principles and practices of anthropology, helping readers appreciate other cultures as well as their own--and apply what ...

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  • Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2000-02-24
  • Total pages : 155
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : "If you want to know what anthropology is, look at what anthropologists do," write the authors of Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction. This engaging overview of the field combines an accessible account of some of the discipline's guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of ...

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  • Publisher : Westminster John Knox Press
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : A classroom standard for two decades, The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology has introduced students to both the New Testament and the social-scientific study of the New Testament. This revised and expanded third edition offers new chapters on envy and the Jesus movement, updates chapters from earlier editions, ...

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  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-01-09
  • Total pages : 456
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : Now with SAGE Publishing! Cultural Anthropology integrates critical thinking, explores rich ethnographies, and prompts students to skillfully explore and study today’s world. Readers will better understand social structures by examining themselves, their own cultures, and cultures from across the globe. Serena Nanda and Richard L. Warms show how historical ...

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  • Author : George E. Marcus
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Total pages : 403
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : During its first six years (1986–1991), the journal Cultural Anthropology provided a unique forum for registering the lively traffic between anthropology and the emergent arena of cultural studies. The nineteen essays collected in Rereading Cultural Anthropology, all of which originally appeared in the journal, capture the range of approaches, internal critiques, ...

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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2017-11-16
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : Best-selling author Ken Guest presents the essential readings and diverse voices that will help students understand their rapidly globalizing world. This concise, affordable reader is designed to complement any introductory syllabus and is the perfect companion to Guest’s market-leading texts....

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  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-03
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : With heightened sensitivity to issues surrounding diversity, this text is inclusive, using gender neutral pronouns throughout, and covers a wide range of provocative topics that will engage students....

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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-10-11
  • Total pages : 800
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : The Second Edition of Ken Guest's Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age covers the concepts that drive cultural anthropology by showing that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture and the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to living in a globalizing world....

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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release Date : 2016-11-22
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : This volume on cultural anthropology presents a Christian perspective for Bible school students of conservative evangelical backgrounds. The hope is that a sympathetic approach to the problems of cultural diversity throughout the world will help young people overcome typical North American cultural biases and bring understanding and appreciation for the ...

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  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Total pages : 566
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1987-01-01
  • Total pages : 614
  • ISBN : 0495810827
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Summary : Designed as a reader for courses, this anthology presents an array of theories and interpretations in the field of modern cultural anthropology. It provides a deeper understanding of the major theoretical orientations which have historically guided and currently guide anthropological research....