Companion Encyclopedia of Anthropology [NOOK Book]

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New in paperback, this Companion provides a unique survey of contemporary thinking in biological, social and cultural anthropology. A prestigious editor leads an international team of acknowledged experts in each field.
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Companion Encyclopedia of Anthropology

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Overview

New in paperback, this Companion provides a unique survey of contemporary thinking in biological, social and cultural anthropology. A prestigious editor leads an international team of acknowledged experts in each field.
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This comprehensive and integrated three-volume encyclopedia focuses its attention on humanity, culture, and social life. The 11 articles in Part 1 deal with the origin and evolution of our species in terms of fossil hominids, tool-making behavior, language, modes of subsistence, and population studies. Of special interest is the entry on the evolution of early hominids by Phillip V. Tobias, although it is unfortunate that there is no recent contribution from Donald Johanson or Richard Leakey on this complex but essential subject in physical anthropology. Part 2's 14 articles cover a wide range of topics, including art, myth, ritual, religion, and technology. Mary LeCron Foster's entry on symbolism as the foundation of culture is especially important. Part 3 examines the socialization of human beings and contains articles on kinship, language, social evolution, and violence. The four editorial introductions by Ingold (Univ. of Manchester) are most helpful in outlining the scope, structure, and content of this impressive reference work. Recommended for all anthropology collections, especially those in academic libraries.-- James Birx, Canisius Coll., Buffalo, N.Y.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203036327
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/8/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1168
  • File size: 6 MB

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Tim Ingold is at the University of Manchester.
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Table of Contents

Tim Ingold, University of Manchester, UK; Phillip V. Tobias, University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, South Africa; Clive Gamble, University of Southampton, UK; Philip Lieberman, Brown University, USA; David Premack University of Pennsylvania, USA; Thomas Wynn, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, USA; Roy Ellen, University of Kent, UK; Igor de Garine, France; Mark N. Cohen, State University of New York College, USA; Stephen Kunitz, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA; John Olding-Smee, Brunel University, UK; Mary L. Foster, University of California Berkley, USA; Daniel Miller, University College London, UK; Francois Sigaut, Centre de Recherches Historiques, France; Brent Berlin, University of California, USA; Amos Rapoport, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, USA; Barbara E. Adams, University of Wales, UK.; Brian V. Street, University of Sussex, UK; Niko Besnier, Yale University, USA; Gilbert Lewis, University of Cambridge, UK; James F. Weiner, Australian National University, Australia; Richard B. Schechner, New York University, USA; Howard Morphy, University of Oxford UK; Anthony D. Smith, London School of Economics, UK; Robin Dunbar, University College London, UK; Alan Barnard, University of Edinburgh, UK; Fitz John Porter Poole, University of California, San Diego, USA; J. de Bernadi, Henrietta L. Moore, University of Cambridge, UK; Sutti Ortiz, Boston University, USA; Chris Gregory, Australian National University, Australia; Simon Roberts, London School of Economics, UK; Robert A. Rubinstien, Northwestern University, USA; Timothy Earle, University of California, USA; Andre Beteille, University of Delhi, India; Peter Worsley.
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