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Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Anthropology
Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Controversial Issues in Anthropology
by Kirk M Endicott
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This debate style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in anthropology. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading anthropologists and researchers, reflect a variety of viewpoints and have been selected for their... (read more)

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Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)
Shadowed Lives: Undocumented Immigrants in American Society (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)
by Leo R Chavez
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One of the few case studies of undocumented immigrants available, this insightful anthropological analysis humanizes a group of people too often reduced to statistics and stereotypes. The hardships of Hispanic migration are conveyed in the immigrants... (read more)

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Like People You See in a Dream: First Contact in Six Papuan Societies
Like People You See in a Dream: First Contact in Six Papuan Societies
by Edward Schieffelin
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This book is at once a detailed ethnographic and historical analysis of one of the final modern-day experiences of first-culture contact, a classic example of historical geography, and an extraordinary tale of exploration, imperialist arrogance, blood... (read more)

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The Seam Line: Arab Workers and Jewish Managers in the Israeli Textile Industry
The Seam Line: Arab Workers and Jewish Managers in the Israeli Textile Industry
by Israel Drori
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Reconciliation of industrial production and social, political and gender conflicts in Israeli textile plants.... (read more)

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Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel
Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel
by Elenore Smith Bowen
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A vivid and dramatic account of the experiences of an American anthropologist who lived with a primitive bush tribe in Africa.... (read more)

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Language of the Land
Language of the Land
by James Stephenson
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At the age of twenty-two, James Stephenson arranged to spend a year living among the Hadzabe, the last hunters and gatherers still living a traditional life in Africa. He wanted to live their life, hunting what they hunted, eating what they ate... (read more)

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Agricultural Involution: Processes of Ecological Change Indonesia
Agricultural Involution: Processes of Ecological Change Indonesia
by Clifford Geertz
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"A remarkably interesting account of Indonesian agricultural history, primarily covering the period of Dutch control, from 1619 to 1942. Drawing on ecology, sociology, and economics, Geertz...provides an insightful and persuasive analysis."—The... (read more)

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Bushman Myth: The Making of a Namibian Underclass
Bushman Myth: The Making of a Namibian Underclass
by Robert J Gordon
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Images of the Bushman—from the innocent hero of the hit movie, The Gods Must Be Crazy, to “vermin” eradicated by the colonists, to the superhuman trackers conscripted by the South African Defense Forces, and the living embodiment of... (read more)

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International Bibliography of Anthropology
International Bibliography of Anthropology
by Jean Sykes
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IBSS is the essential tool for librarians, university departments, research institutions and any public or private institution whose work requires access to up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of the social sciences.... (read more)

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One World, Many Cultures
One World, Many Cultures
by Stuart Hirschberg
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"A truly global, multicultural, and cross-cultural reader, One World, Many Cultures features 60 selections by major authors from 31 countries." The readings explore cultural differences in relation to race, class, gender, region, and nation, challenging... (read more)

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Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin 3rd edition
Touching: The Human Significance of the Skin 3rd edition
by Ashley Montague
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With more than 300,000 copies sold, this landmark book is an impressive examination of the importance of touching. "All professionals concerned with human behavior will find something of value. . . . Parents . . . can gain insight into the nurturing... (read more)

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Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's
Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's
by John Naisbitt
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An invaluable guide to a rapidly changing world Nearly two decades have passed since thepublication of the groundbreaking national bestsellerMegatrends--and a remarkable number of itscontroversial prophecies have come to pass. Nowthe forecasters who... (read more)

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Literature of Ancient Egypt an Anthology
Literature of Ancient Egypt an Anthology
by William Kel Simpson
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The latest edition of this highly praised anthology of ancient Egyptian literature offers fresh translations of all the texts as well as some twenty-five new entries, including writings from the late literature of the Demotic period at the end of... (read more)

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Victims of the Miracle
Victims of the Miracle
by Shelton Davis
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The Brazilian government's effort to develop the immense Amazon region has created widespread controversy. Written in a clear, nonacademic style, Victims of the Miracle is the first in-depth account by an anthropologist of the social and environmental... (read more)

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The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King - A Nonfiction Thriller
The Murder of King Tut: The Plot to Kill the Child King - A Nonfiction Thriller
by James Patterson
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A secret buried for centuries Thrust onto Egypt's most powerful throne at the age of nine, King Tut's reign was fiercely debated from the outset. Behind the palace's veil of prosperity, bitter rivalries and jealousy flourished among the Boy King's most... (read more)

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Houses in the Rainforest: Ethnicity and the Inequality Among
Houses in the Rainforest: Ethnicity and the Inequality Among
by Roy Richard Grinker
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This is the first ethnographic study of the farmers and foragers of northeastern Zaire since Colin Turnbull's classic works of the 1960s. Roy Richard Grinker lived for nearly two years among the Lese farmers and their long-term partners, the Efe (Pygmies)... (read more)

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Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon
Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon
by Patrick Tierney
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Thought to be the last "virgin" people, the Yanomami were considered the most savage and warlike tribe on earth, as well as one of the most remote, secreted in the jungles and highlands of the Venezuelan and Brazilian rainforest. Preeminent... (read more)

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The Hidden Dimension
The Hidden Dimension
by Edward T Hall
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An examination of various cultural concepts of space and how differences among them affect modern society. Introducing the science of "proxemics," Hall demonstrates how man's use of space can affect personal business relations, cross-cultural... (read more)

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Children of Sanchez
Children of Sanchez
by Oscar Lewis
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A pioneering work from a visionary anthropologist, The Children of Sanchez is hailed around the world as a watershed achievement in the study of poverty—a uniquely intimate investigation, as poignant today as when it was first published.   It... (read more)

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Greener Pastures: Politics, Markets and Community Among a Migrant Pastoral People
Greener Pastures: Politics, Markets and Community Among a Migrant Pastoral People
by Arun Agrawal
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Social scientists theorizing about political economy and the allocation of resources have usually omitted migrant communities from their studies. In Greener Pastures Arun Agrawal uses the story of the Raikas, a little-known group of migrant shepherds in... (read more)

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