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The Tapestry of Culture: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

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The most exciting thing about anthropology is that it enables the student to become acquainted with people of different cultures. The Tapestry of Culture provides the student with the basic concepts necessary to understand these different cultures while showing that cultural variations occur within certain limits. Though the forces of globalization have caused cultures of the world around us to become increasingly similar, the book shows that people nevertheless cling to ethnic identities, and their cultural distinctiveness.

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ISBN:
9780759111394
Author:
Rosman, Abraham
Publisher:
Altamira Press
Author:
Rubel, Paula G.
Author:
Weisgrau, Maxine
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Publication Date:
20090531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
419
Dimensions:
8.90x6.90x1.10 in. 1.80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The most exciting thing about anthropology is that it enables the student to become acquainted with people of different cultures. The Tapestry of Culture provides the student with the basic concepts necessary to understand these different cultures while showing that cultural variations occur within certain limits. Though the forces of globalization have caused cultures of the world around us to become increasingly similar, the book shows that people nevertheless cling to ethnic identities, and their cultural distinctiveness.
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