Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology / Edition 2

Classic Readings in Cultural Anthropology / Edition 2

by Gary Ferraro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495507369

ISBN-13: 9780495507369

Pub. Date: 04/03/2008

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:
9780495507369
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/03/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
138
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. Part I: PERSPECTIVES ON CULTURE. 1. "Body Ritual Among the Nacirema", Horace Miner. 2. "Queer Customs", Clyde Kluckhohn. Part II: LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION. 3. "Rapport-talk and Report-talk", Deborah Tannen. 4. "The Sounds of Silence", Edward T. and Mildred R. Hall. Part III: ECONOMICS AND ECOLOGY. 5. "Eating Christmas in the Kalahari", Richard B. Lee. 6. "The Domestication of Wood in Haiti", Gerald F. Murray. Part IV: MARRIAGE AND FAMILY. 7. "Arranging a Marriage in India", Serena N

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