Cultural Anthropology

Cultural Anthropology : A Global Perspective

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This textbook serves as a useful introduction of cultural anthropology by integrating ethnographic material from around the world. By drawing upon classic and recent research in the field, this text reflects current state-of-the-art understandings of social and cultural changes based on the interrelationships among different societies. It demonstrates the diversity of different societies and cultural patterns, yet at the same time reveals similarities in humans everywhere.show more

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  • Paperback | 456 pages
  • 198.12 x 251.46 x 20.32mm | 839.14g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • illustrations, maps, bibliographical references, index
  • 013082576X
  • 9780130825766

Table of contents

I. BASIC CONCEPTS IN ANTHROPOLOGY. l. Introduction to Anthropology. 2. Human Evolution. II. BASIC CONCEPTS OF CULTURE AND SOCIETY. 3. Culture. 4. The Process of Enculturation. 5. Language. 6. Anthropological Explanations. 7. Analyzing Sociocultural Systems. III. PRESTATE SOCIETIES. 8. Band Societies. 9. Tribes. 10. Chiefdoms. IV. STATE SOCIETIES. 11. Agricultural States. 12. Industrial States. V. CONSEQUENCES OF GLOBALIZATION. 13. Globalization and Aboriginal Peoples. 14. Globalization in Latin America, Africa, and the Caribbean. 15. Globalization in the Middle East and Asia. VI. ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE GLOBAL FUTURE. 16. Contemporary Global Trends. 17. Applied Anthropology.show more

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