Cultural Anthropology

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Renowned for its integration of rich ethnographies into the core book, CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 10th Edition provides excellent coverage of cultures around the world. This new edition integrates the most recent research updates, while continuing to emphasize the issues of power, gender, globalization, stratification, and ethnicity. High-interest features such as the new "The Global and the Local" capture a key message of the book: the study of anthropology is important because it builds awareness and helps develop informed citizens of the many similarities and differences among cultures around the world.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Cultural Anthropology
Anthropology and Human Diversity
Human Evolution
Doing Cultural Anthropology
The Idea of Culture.
Communication. ?
Families In Society
Making a Living
Marriage, Family, and Domestic Groups
Equalities And Inequalities
Political Organization
Symbols And Meanings
Creative Expression: Anthropology and the Arts
Culture Change
Power, Conquest, and a World System
Culture Change and the Modern World
A Brief Historical Guide to Anthropological Theory
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wonderful cultural textbook March 21, 2011
This textbook is enriching and it introduces cross cultural studies, which I believe everybody should be familiar with. Cultural anthropology is both interesting and informative, therefore I recommend this textbook. I think the points that are raised by the book are very interesting, insightful, and debatable. The text is relevant, accessible, and a perfect part of an introduction to Anthropology course.
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