Cultural Anthropology: 101
  • Author : Jack David Eller
  • Release Date : 11 February 2015
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 13 : 9781317550730

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Book Description: This concise and accessible introduction establishes the relevance of cultural anthropology for the modern world through an integrated, ethnographically informed approach. The book develops readers’ understanding and engagement by addressing key issues such as: What it means to be human The key characteristics of culture as a concept Relocation and dislocation of peoples The conflict between political, social and ethnic boundaries The concept of economic anthropology Cultural Anthropology: 101 includes case studies from both classic and contemporary ethnography, as well as a comprehensive bibliography and index. It is an essential guide for students approaching this fascinating field for the first time.

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