9780534274795

Cultural Anthropology (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534274795

  • ISBN10:

    053427479X

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2002
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Part I: ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE STUDY OF CULTURE
1. The Nature of Anthropology
2. The Nature of Culture
3. The Beginnings of Human Culture
Part II: CULTURE AND SURVIVAL: COMMUNICATING, RAISING CHILDREN, AND STAYING ALIVE
4. Language and Communication
5. Growing Up Human
6. Patterns of Subsistence
7. Economic Systems
Part III: THE FORMATION OF GROUPS: SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF COOPERATION
8. Sex and Marriage
9. Family and Household
10. Kinship and Descent
11. Grouping by Sex, Age, Common Interest, and Class
Part IV: THE SEARCH FOR ORDER: SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF DISORDER
12. Political Organization and the Maintenance of Order
13. Culture and the Supernatural
14. The Arts
Part V: CHANGE AND THE FUTURE: SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF ADJUSTING TO CHANGED CONDITIONS
15. Cultural Change
16. Anthropology and the Future

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