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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.
Table of Contents
|Anthropology Today Boxes||p. xii|
|About the Author||p. xiii|
|What Is Anthropology?||p. 1|
|Ethics and Methods||p. 46|
|Language and Communication||p. 64|
|Making a Living||p. 89|
|Political Systems||p. 114|
|Families, Kinship, and Marriage||p. 140|
|The World System and Colonialism||p. 211|
|Ethnicity and Race||p. 234|
|Applying Anthropology||p. 259|
|Global Issues Today||p. 281|
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