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Veiled Sentiments : Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society ((Rev)99 Edition)
Veiled Sentiments : Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society ((Rev)99 Edition)
by Lila Abu-lughod
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Updated Edition With a New Preface Lila Abu-Lughod lived with a community of Bedouins in the Western Desert of Egypt for nearly two years, studying gender relations and the oral lyric poetry through which women and young men express personal feelings... (read more)

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Understanding Humans : an Introduction To Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (11TH 13 Edition)
Understanding Humans : an Introduction To Physical Anthropology and Archaeology (11TH 13 Edition)
by Barry Lewis
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UNDERSTANDING HUMANS: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY shows students how anthropologists and archaeologists go about their work as they study human evolution, living nonhuman primates, human adaptation and variation, the origin and... (read more)

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Reconstructing Human Origins (3RD 12 Edition)
Reconstructing Human Origins (3RD 12 Edition)
by Glenn C. Conroy
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Reconstructing Human Origins is the most authoritative, comprehensive, and popular paleoanthropology textbook available. Respected anthropologists Glenn Conroy and new coauthor Herman Pontzer use clear writing and abundant, carefully chosen illustrations... (read more)

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Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot- And Cold-Climate Cultures
Foreign to Familiar: A Guide to Understanding Hot- And Cold-Climate Cultures
by Sarah A Lanier
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Author Sarah Lanier explains how cultures around the world can fit into two basic categories and how these categories differ. Whether you are a cross-cultural worker or simply live in a cross-cultural neighborhood, you'll find this book to be a valuable... (read more)

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Introducing Medical Anthropology: A Discipline in Action
Introducing Medical Anthropology: A Discipline in Action
by Merrill Singer
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This revised textbook provides students with a first exposure to the growing field of medical anthropology. The narrative is guided by unifying themes. First, medical anthropology is actively engaged in helping to address pressing health problems around... (read more)

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The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain
The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain
by Terrence Deacon
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This revolutionary book provides fresh answers to long-standing questions of human origins and consciousness. Drawing on his breakthrough research in comparative neuroscience, Terrence Deacon offers a wealth of insights into the significance of symbolic... (read more)

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Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, & Publishing)
Tales of the Field: On Writing Ethnography (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, & Publishing)
by John Van Maanen
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For more than twenty years, John Van Maanens Tales of the Field has been a definitive reference and guide for students, scholars, and practitioners of ethnography and beyond. Originally published in 1988, it was the one of the first works to detail and... (read more)

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With His Pistol in His Hand : a Border Ballad and Its Hero (58 Edition)
With His Pistol in His Hand : a Border Ballad and Its Hero (58 Edition)
by Amoco Paredes
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Gregorio Cortez Lira, a ranchhand of Mexican parentage, was virtually unknown until one summer day in 1901 when he and a Texas sheriff, pistols in hand, blazed away at each other after a misunderstanding. The sheriff was killed and Gregorio fled... (read more)

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Exploring Prehistory: How Archaeology Reveals Our Past
Exploring Prehistory: How Archaeology Reveals Our Past
by Pam J Crabtree
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This new introduction to archaeology integrates world prehistory with discussion of archeological methods and techniques. It introduces archaeological methods gradually and in context through the use of Archaeology in Practice boxes which give students a... (read more)

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Lone Survivors (12 Edition)
Lone Survivors (12 Edition)
by Chris Stringer
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A leading researcher on human evolution proposes a new and controversial theory of how our species came to be In this groundbreaking and engaging work of science, world-renowned paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer sets out a new theory of humanity's... (read more)

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Anthropology: The Human Challenge
Anthropology: The Human Challenge
by William A. Haviland
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Explore the most fascinating, creative, dangerous, and complex species alive today: you and your neighbors in the global village. With compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in far-flung places, the authors of... (read more)

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Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum (94 Edition)
Houses and Society in Pompeii and Herculaneum (94 Edition)
by Andrew Wallace-hadrill
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Few sources reveal the life of the ancient Romans as vividly as do the houses preserved by the eruption of Vesuvius. Wealthy Romans lavished resources on shaping their surroundings to impress their crowds of visitors. The fashions they set were taken up... (read more)

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Archaeology: Down To Earth (4TH 10 - Old Edition)
Archaeology: Down To Earth (4TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Robert L. Kelly
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This new brief edition pairs two of archaeology's most recognized names--David Hurst Thomas of the American Museum of Natural History and Robert L. Kelly of the University of Wyoming. The authors' passionate, down-to-earth introduction to archaeological... (read more)

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No Bone Unturned: Inside the World of a Top Forensic Scientist and His Work on America's Most Notorious Crimes and Disasters
No Bone Unturned: Inside the World of a Top Forensic Scientist and His Work on America's Most Notorious Crimes and Disasters
by Jeff Benedict
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A curator for the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Doug Owsley painstakingly rebuilds skeletons, helping to identify them and determine their cause of death. He has worked on several notorious cases -- from mass graves uncovered in Croatia to the... (read more)

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The Human Potential for Peace: An Anthropological Challenge to Assumptions about War and Violence
The Human Potential for Peace: An Anthropological Challenge to Assumptions about War and Violence
by Douglas P Fry
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In this captivating book, renowned anthropologist Douglas P. Fry shows how anthropology can provide unique insights into the nature of war and the potential for peace. Challenging the traditional view that humans are by nature primarily violent and... (read more)

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Twelve Theories of Human Nature
Twelve Theories of Human Nature
by Leslie Stevenson
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Over five previous editions, Ten Theories of Human Nature has been a remarkably popular introduction to some of the most influential developments in Western and Eastern thought. Now titled Twelve Theories of Human Nature, the sixth edition adds chapters... (read more)

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Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco
Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco
by Paul Rabinow
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In this landmark study, now celebrating thirty years in print, Paul Rabinow takes as his focus the fieldwork that anthropologists do. How valid is the process? To what extent do the cultural data become artifacts of the interaction between anthropologist... (read more)

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Outline of a Theory of Practice (Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology)
Outline of a Theory of Practice (Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology)
by Pierre Bourdieu
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A translation of the study in which Bourdieu develops the theory for his empirical work, based on fieldwork in Kabylia, Algeria.... (read more)

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Beyond Culture
Beyond Culture
by Edward T Hall
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Edward T. Hall opens up new dimensions of  understanding and perception of human experience by  helping us rethink our values in constructive ways.... (read more)

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Cultural Anthropology (6TH 13 Edition)
Cultural Anthropology (6TH 13 Edition)
by Richard H. Robbins
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Learn anthropology within a strong active learning environment when you open Robbins' unique sixth edition. In a first of-of-its-kind problem-based format, this brief, cost-effective text presents a variety of questions focused on the most important... (read more)

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