Cultural Anthropology / Edition 9

Cultural Anthropology / Edition 9

by William A. Haviland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155082434

ISBN-13: 9780155082434

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

Comprehensive, readable and written for the student, Haviland's market-leading text, CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, is a relevant, high-quality teaching tool. In CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Haviland challenges and supports students with a thoughtful look at the diversity of the human condition; an examination into the field of cultural anthropology, its findings, and its…  See more details below

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Comprehensive, readable and written for the student, Haviland's market-leading text, CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, is a relevant, high-quality teaching tool. In CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Haviland challenges and supports students with a thoughtful look at the diversity of the human condition; an examination into the field of cultural anthropology, its findings, and its relevance; and the continuing role of cultural survival issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155082434
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
513
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.77(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Putting the World in Perspective
Pt. 1Anthropology and the Study of Culture
1The Nature of Anthropology4
2The Nature of Culture28
3The Beginnings of Human Culture52
Pt. IICulture and Survival: Communicating, Raising Children, and Staying Alive
4Language and Communication88
5Growing Up Human116
6Patterns of Subsistence144
7Economic Systems176
Pt. IIIThe Formation of Groups: Solving the Problem of Cooperation
8Sex and Marriage208
9Family and Household234
10Kinship and Descent258
11Grouping by Sex, Age, Common Interest, and Class284
Pt. IVThe Search for Order; Solving the Problem of Disorder
12Political Organization and Social Control310
13Religion and the Supernatural344
14The Arts376
Pt. VChange and the Future: Solving the Problem of Adjusting to Changed Conditions
15Cultural Change402
16The Future of Humanity434
Index475

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