Cultural Anthropology: Adaptations, Structures, Meanings / Edition 1

Cultural Anthropology: Adaptations, Structures, Meanings / Edition 1

by David W. Haines
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131915762

ISBN-13: 9780131915763

Pub. Date: 12/01/2004

Publisher: Pearson

This short book is designed to expose readers directly to the cultural detail and personal experiences that lie in the anthropological record itself, and to extend their anthropological understanding to contemporary issues. This book focuses on ecological adaptations, structural arrangements, and interpretive meanings. For professionals

Overview

This short book is designed to expose readers directly to the cultural detail and personal experiences that lie in the anthropological record itself, and to extend their anthropological understanding to contemporary issues. This book focuses on ecological adaptations, structural arrangements, and interpretive meanings. For professionals that rely on human interaction and understanding in everyday assignments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131915763
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Anthropological Basics.

I. ADAPTATIONS.

2. Introduction to Part I.

3. Foragers.

4. Horticulturalists.

5. Agriculture.

6. Pastoralism.

7. Industrialism.

II. STRUCTURES.

8. Introduction to Part II.

9. Kinship: Terminology and Households.

10. Kinship: Descent and Marriage.

11. Economics.

12. Politics.

13. Religion.

III. MEANINGS.

14. Introduction to Part III.

15. Cognition.

16. Language.

17. Bodies, Places, Objects, and Events.

18. Action.

Glossary.

Index.

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