Culture Sketches: Case Studies in Anthropology (Paperback)
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Short Description for Culture Sketches Intended to supplement introductory cultural anthroplogy courses, this text includes coverage of 13 different cultures. It introduces students to the major themes in each culture: geography; creation myth; history; socio-political systems; and belief systems.
- Published: 01 November 1996
- Format: Paperback 192 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780070497153 ISBN 10: 007049715X
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Intended to supplement intorductory/cultural anthroplogy courses, this text includes coverage of 13 different cultures. The format for each is basically as follows: a map places the culture in geographical context; a creation myth introduces the culture; a general introduction and history of the people follows; a socio-political analysis and/or an economic analysis is dicussed; and their religious belief-systems are examined. This edition includes coverage of the Betsileo, the Samoans and the Nuer.