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Social & Cultural Anthropology (Brief Insight)

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Drawing on intriguing, vivid examples from their own research in Indonesia and Mexico, John Monaghan and Peter Just examine ways in which anthropology has advanced our understanding of human society and culture. They also provide a concise and accessible account of the “big” questions that have traditionally concerned anthropologists: What is unique about human beings? How are groups of people—family, class, tribe, nation—formed and maintained? What is the nature of belief, economic exchange, the self?

 

About the Author

A professor at Vanderbilt University, JOHN MONAGHAN has carried out many ethnographic research projects among the indigenous peoples of Mexico and Guatemala. PETER JUST teaches anthropology at Williams College and has done extensive research on the Dou Donggo of Sumbawa Island, Indonesia.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402768811
Author:
Monaghan, John
Publisher:
Sterling
Author:
Just, Peter
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - Quamut
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Brief Insights
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.13 x 5.00 in

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