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    DescriptionFor undergraduate anthropology courses in the Peoples and Cultures of Asia and undergraduate courses in the History of Asia at two and four - year schools. This textbook is the only single textbook available at this time to highlight the importance of this region of the world. Each chapter in the textbook is written by anthropologists who have done ethnographic research in each country discussed. Chapters include material on the geography, prehistory, languages, demography, history, and discussions of the contemporary economy, family, gender, ethnic, political, and religious developments in these various countries.

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    Peoples and Cultures of Asia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Raymond Scupin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 496
    Width: 178 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 753 g
    ISBN 13: 9780131181106
    ISBN 10: 0131181106

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1F
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    BIC subject category V2: GTB
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27400
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CULT/ASIAN
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T Approval Code: A14500000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 46
    Abridged Dewey: 950
    DC22: 950
    BISAC V2.8: SOC002010
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1F
    LC classification: DS12 .P48 2006
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    Thema V1.0: GTM, JBCC
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    Illustrations, maps
    Pearson Education (US)
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    03 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Upper Saddle River, NJ
    Table of contents
    Peoples and Cultures of Asia. PART I Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY Raymond Scupin Sociology/Anthropology Lindenwood University PART II SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH ASIA Chapter 2 Afghanistan H. Sidky and Deborah Akers Miami University of Ohio Chapter 3 India Ann Hardgrove University of Texas, San Antonio Chapter 4 Pakistan Anita Weiss University of Oregon PART III EAST ASIA Chapter 5 China Pamela DeVoe International Institute, St. Louis Chapter 6 Korea Clark Sorensen University of Washington Chapter 7 Japan John and Ruth McCreery Sophia University, Tokyo PART IV SOUTHEAST ASIA Chapter 8 Mainland Southeast Asia Raymond Scupin Lindenwood University Chapter 9 Island Southeast Asia Ronald Lukens-Bull University of North Florida