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Cultural Anthropology
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Why Are All Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? ((Rev)03 Edition)
Why Are All Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? ((Rev)03 Edition)
by Beverly Daniel Tatum
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Walk into any racially mixed high school and you will see black youth seated together in the cafeteria. Of course, it's not just the black kids sitting together-the white, Latino, Asian Pacific, and, in some regions, American Indian youth are clustered... (read more)

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General
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Neither Man Nor Woman : the Hijras of India (2ND 99 Edition)
Neither Man Nor Woman : the Hijras of India (2ND 99 Edition)
by Serena Nanda
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This ethnography is a cultural study of the Hijras of India, a religious community of men who dress and act like women. It focuses on how Hijras can be used in the study of gender categories and human sexual variation.... (read more)

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Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I (with Resource Center Printed Access Card)
Culture and Values: A Survey of the Humanities, Volume I (with Resource Center Printed Access Card)
by Lawrence Cunningham
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Large course taught nationwide, but especially large in Florida, Texas, and California. Usually a popular elective but required of all incoming students at some schools. Annual enrollments in the course and current TL market share.... (read more)

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Essentials of Physical Anthropology: Discovering Our Origins
Essentials of Physical Anthropology: Discovering Our Origins
by Clark Spencer Larsen
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Essentials of Physical Anthropology, Second Edition, uses smart pedagogy and engaging visual tools to help students focus on the most important themes of physical anthropology.... (read more)

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Sub Saharan Africa
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A Dying Colonialism
A Dying Colonialism
by Frantz Fanon
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An incisive and illuminating account of how, during the Algerian Revolution, the people of Algeria changed centuries-old cultural patterns and embraced certain ancient cultural practices long derided by their colonialist oppressors as primitive, in order... (read more)

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Linguistics
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Languages (Very Short Introductions)
Languages (Very Short Introductions)
by Stephen Anderson
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How many languages are there? Are new languages still being discovered? Why are so many languages disappearing? In this Very Short Introduction, eminent linguist Stephen Anderson addresses such questions as he illuminates the science behind languages... (read more)

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North Africa and the Middle East
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Bedouin Law from Sinai & the Negev: Justice Without Government
Bedouin Law from Sinai & the Negev: Justice Without Government
by Clinton Bailey
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Bedouin Law from Sinai and the Negev is the first comprehensive study of Bedouin law published in English, including oral, pre-modern law. The material for the book, collected over the course of forty years of field work by Clinton Bailey, one of... (read more)

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Ancient Egypt
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Egyptian Book of the Dead (75 Edition)
Egyptian Book of the Dead (75 Edition)
by E. A. Wallis (translator) Budge
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The sacred wisdom of the priests of ancient Egypt and the experiences of the soul after death: one of the most important books in Egyptian history. Includes full hieroglyphic text along with a transliteration of sounds, word-for-word translation, and a... (read more)

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American Gypsy: A Memoir
American Gypsy: A Memoir
by Oksana Marafioti
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A vivid and funny memoir about growing up Gypsy and becoming American Fifteen-year-old Oksana Marafioti is a Gypsy. This means touring with the family band from the Mongolian deserts to the Siberian tundra. It means getting your hair cut in “the... (read more)

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Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo (Routledge Classics)
Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo (Routledge Classics)
by Mary Douglas
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In "Purity and Danger" Mary Douglas identifies the concern for purity as a key theme at the heart of every society. In lively and lucid prose she explains its relevance for every reader by revealing its wide-ranging impact on our attitudes to society... (read more)

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