Other Cultures: Aims, Methods and Achievements in Social Anthropology / Edition 1

Other Cultures: Aims, Methods and Achievements in Social Anthropology / Edition 1

by John Beattie, Beattie John
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415330297

ISBN-13: 9780415330299

Pub. Date: 04/30/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The first part of this book considers what kind of study social anthropology is, the types of questions social anthropologists ask and how they go about obtaining the answers. The second part discusses the more important fields in which social anthropologists have advanced our knowledge of other cultures: kinship and marriage, social order, economic relations

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The first part of this book considers what kind of study social anthropology is, the types of questions social anthropologists ask and how they go about obtaining the answers. The second part discusses the more important fields in which social anthropologists have advanced our knowledge of other cultures: kinship and marriage, social order, economic relations and magical and religious institutions. The important theme of social change is also discussed.
First published in 1964.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415330299
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/30/2004
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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