Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology / Edition 3

Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology / Edition 3

by Gary Ferraro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111297924

ISBN-13: 9781111297923

Pub. Date: 01/24/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Brief and accessible, this reader features articles and excerpts from works that have proved pivotal in the field of cultural anthropology. Topics include culture, language and communication, ecology and economics, issues of culture change, and many others.

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Brief and accessible, this reader features articles and excerpts from works that have proved pivotal in the field of cultural anthropology. Topics include culture, language and communication, ecology and economics, issues of culture change, and many others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111297923
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/24/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part I: PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE. 1. Horace Miner, "Body Ritual among the Nacirema." 2. Roger M. Keesing, "Not a Real Fish: The Ethnographer as Inside Outsider." Part II: Language and Communication. 3. Deborah Tannen, "Rapport-talk and Report-talk." 4. Edward T. Hall and Mildred Reed Hall, "The Sounds of Silence." Part III: Economics and Ecology. 5. Jared Diamond, "The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race." 6. Gerald F. Murray, "The Domestication of Wood in Haiti." Part IV: Marriage and Family. 7. Serena Nanda, "Arranging a Marriage in India." 8. Nancy Scheper-Hughes, "Death without Weeping." Part V: Gender. 9. Ernestine Friedl, "Society and Sex Roles." 10. Marjorie Shostak, "Women and Men in Kung Society." Part VI: Politics and Social Control. 11. James L. Gibbs, Jr., "The Kpelle Moot." 12. Richard Scaglion, "Customary Law Development in Papua New Guinea." Part VII: Supernatural Beliefs. 13. E. E. Evans-Pritchard, "The Notion of Witchcraft Explain Unfortunate Events." 14. George Gmelch, "Baseball Magic." Part VIII: Culture Change. 15. John H. Bodley, "The Price of Progress," 16. Inge Bolin, "The Glaciers of the Andes are Melting: Indigenous and Anthropological Knowledge Merge in Restoring Water Resources."

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