Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology / Edition 8

Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology / Edition 8

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by Conrad Kottak
     
 

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field. Since no single or monolithic theoretical perspective orients this book, instructors with a wide range of views and approaches can use it effectively. The combination of

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Written by a prominent scholar in the field, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field. Since no single or monolithic theoretical perspective orients this book, instructors with a wide range of views and approaches can use it effectively. The combination of brevity and readability make Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078034909
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/16/2011
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
468,069
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Table of ContentsCHAPTER 1 What Is Anthropology? CHAPTER 2 CultureCHAPTER 3 Doing AnthropologyCHAPTER 4 Language and CommunicationCHAPTER 5 Making a LivingCHAPTER 6 Political SystemsCHAPTER 7 Families, Kinship, and MarriageCHAPTER 8 GenderCHAPTER 9 ReligionCHAPTER 10 The World System and ColonialismCHAPTER 11 Ethnicity and RaceCHAPTER 12 Applying AnthropologyCHAPTER 13 Anthropology’s Role in a Globalizing World

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