More New and Used
from Private Sellers
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Usually Ships in 3-5 Business Days
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 5th edition with a publication date of 6/13/2008.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
Ideal for any Cultural Anthropology course, this brief and inexpensive collection of ethnographic case studies exposes students to fifteen different cultures. Culture Sketches intruduces students to ethnography without overwhelming them with excessive reading material. Each sketch, or chapter, was selected for its relevance to students and for its ability to reflect the basic concepts found in introductory courses. All sketches follow a logical, consistent organization that makes it easy for students to understand major themes such as geography, myth creation, history, sociopolitical systems, and belief systems.
Table of Contents
|World Map: Location of Cultures Numbered by Chapter|
|The Azande: Witchcraft and Oracles in Africa|
|The Aztecs: Ancient Legacy, Modern Pride|
|The Basseri: Pastoral Nomads on the il-Rah|
|Haiti: A Nation in Turmoil|
|The Hmong: Struggle and Perseverance|
|The Ju/'hoansi: Reciprocity and Sharing|
|The Kaluli: Story, Song, and Ceremony|
|The Minangkabau: Merantau and Matriliny|
|The Nuer: Cattle and Kinship in Sudan|
|The Ojibwa: "The People" Endure|
|The Roma: Romanipe and The Road Ahead|
|The Samoans: Matai and Migration|
|The Tiwi: Tradition in Australia|
|The Trobriand Islanders: The Power of Exchange|
|The Yanomamo: Challenges in the Rainforest references|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|