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Anthropology: The Basics

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Anthropology: The Basics by Peter Metcalf
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The ultimate guide for the student encountering anthropology for the first time, Anthropology: The Basics explains and explores key anthropological concepts including: what is anthropology? how can we distinguish cultural differences from physical ones? what is culture, anyway? how do anthropologists study culture? what are the key theories and approaches used today? How has the discipline changed over time? This student-friendly text provides an overview of the fundamental principles of anthropology and is an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to learn more about this fascinating subject.

Author Biography

Peter Metcalf is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Virginia. His most recent publications include They Lie, We Lie: Getting On With Anthropology (2000), and Celebrations of Death: The Anthropology of Mortuary Ritual (with Richard Huntington, 1991).
Release date NZ
September 8th, 2005
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
216
Series
Dimensions
129x198x17
ISBN-13
9780415331203
Product ID
1682430

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