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The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea
The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea
by Annette B. Weiner
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This re-examination of the Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea, the people described in Malinowski's classic ethnographic work of the early 20th century, provides a balanced view of the society from a male and female perspective, including coverage of new... (read more)

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Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology (Myanthrokit)
Conformity and Conflict: Readings in Cultural Anthropology (Myanthrokit)
by James Spradley
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An ideal complement to standard anthropology texts or as a stand-alone text/reader, the best-selling Conformity and Conflict continues to offer an in-depth look at anthropology as a powerful way to study human behavior and events.   The 37 articles... (read more)

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Sweetness and Power : the Place of Sugar in Modern History (85 Edition)
Sweetness and Power : the Place of Sugar in Modern History (85 Edition)
by Sidney W. Mintz
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"Shows how the intelligent analysis of the history of a single commodity can be used to pry open the history of an entire world of social relationships and human behavior."—The New York Review of Books.... (read more)

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Gift : the Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies (90 Edition)
Gift : the Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies (90 Edition)
by Marcel Mauss
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A brilliant French sociologist and anthropologist, Marcel Mauss (1872?) used case studies of Melanesia, Polynesia, and northwestern North America to demonstrate that gift exchange is a total system at the center of society.... (read more)

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Physical Anthropology (10TH 11 - Old Edition)
Physical Anthropology (10TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Philip Stein
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Authors Stein and Rowe continue to share their love of discovery with students in this balanced, objective introduction to physical anthropology that does not assume that students have any previous knowledge of the subject. Carefully streamlined, making... (read more)

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Grand Valley Dani : Peaceful Warriors (3RD 97 Edition)
Grand Valley Dani : Peaceful Warriors (3RD 97 Edition)
by Karl G. Heider
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This case study examines an isolated tribe in Indonesia, West New Guinea, when tribe members were still using stone axes, bows, arrows and spears, up to more present times spanning 34 years (1961-1995). The author's long engagement with the Dani results... (read more)

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The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory
The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory
by Kenneth L Feder
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Ideal for introduction to archaeology and world prehistory courses, The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory, Fifth Edition, is an engaging and up-to-date chronological introduction to human prehistory. Kenneth L. Feder introduces... (read more)

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Biological Anthropology (3RD 13 Edition)
Biological Anthropology (3RD 13 Edition)
by Craig Stanford
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Discover the Best of Biological Anthropology: From its Earliest Foundations to its Most Current Innovations   Biological Anthropology, 3/e is written to appeal to a wide range of students.  It continues to build upon the strength and... (read more)

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Cultural Anthropology : Adaptations, Structures, Meanings (05 Edition)
Cultural Anthropology : Adaptations, Structures, Meanings (05 Edition)
by David Haines
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This short book is designed to expose readers directly to the cultural detail and personal experiences that lie in the anthropological record itself, and to extend their anthropological understanding to contemporary issues. This book focuses on... (read more)

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Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society
Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society
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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The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane
The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane
by Barry Glassner
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In the age of 9/11, the Iraq War, financial collapse, and Amber Alerts, our society is defined by fear. So its not surprising that three out of four Americans say they feel more fearful today then they did twenty years ago. But are we living in... (read more)

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Fieldworking : Reading and Writing Research (4TH 12 Edition)
Fieldworking : Reading and Writing Research (4TH 12 Edition)
by Bonnie Stone Sunstein
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FieldWorking is a fun and practical guide to research and writing. This acclaimed text incorporates examples by professional writers such as Peter Elbow, Joan Didion, Oliver Sacks, and Jamaica Kincaid, as well as student research projects on communities... (read more)

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Stranger and Friend: The Way of an Anthropologist
Stranger and Friend: The Way of an Anthropologist
by Hortens Powdermaker
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"Her book is all about people. . . . The publishers say of it that 'field work in its personal and objective dimension is placed under a kind of microscope. The book is a must for all field workers in the social sciences.' That claim does not seem to me... (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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Environment in Anthropology : Reader in Ecology, Culture, and Sustainable Living (06 Edition)
Environment in Anthropology : Reader in Ecology, Culture, and Sustainable Living (06 Edition)
by Nora Haenn
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This major new series reproduces an authoritative selection of the most significant articles in different areas of psychology. It focuses in particular on influential articles which are not found in other similar collections. Many of these articles are... (read more)

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Village in the Vaucluse 3RD Edition
Village in the Vaucluse 3RD Edition
by Laurence Wylie
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Laurence Wylie's remarkably warm and human account of life in the rural French village he calls Peyrane vividly depicts the villagers themselves within the framework of a systematic description of their culture. Since 1950, when Wylie began his study of... (read more)

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Mirror for Humanity : Concise Introduction To Cultural Anthropology (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
Mirror for Humanity : Concise Introduction To Cultural Anthropology (8TH 12 - Old Edition)
by Conrad Phillip Kottak
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Written by a prominent scholar in the field, this concise, up-to-date introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field. Since no single or monolithic theoretical perspective orients... (read more)

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Principles of Human Evolution (2ND 04 Edition)
Principles of Human Evolution (2ND 04 Edition)
by Roger Lewin
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Roger Lewin is an Associate of the Peabody Museum at Harvard University. He is the author of half a dozen books on human origin research, three of which he co-authored with world-famous anthropologist Richard Leakey, as well as the author of the prize... (read more)

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Essentials of Physical Anthropology (8TH 11 - Old Edition)
Essentials of Physical Anthropology (8TH 11 - Old Edition)
by Robert Jurmain
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Concise, well-balanced, and comprehensive, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Eighth Edition introduces you to physical anthropology with the goal of helping you understand the big picture of human evolution. Supported by vibrant visuals that include... (read more)

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The Mind in the Cave
The Mind in the Cave
by David Lewis-williams
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Emerging from the narrow underground passages into the chambers of caves such as Lascaux, Chauvet, and Altamira, visitors are confronted with symbols, patterns, and depictions of bison, woolly mammoths, ibexes, and other animals. Since its discovery... (read more)

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