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Tristes Tropiques
Tristes Tropiques
by Claude Levi Strauss
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"A magical masterpiece."—Robert Ardrey. A chronicle of the author's search for a civilization "reduced to its most basic expression."... (read more)

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Ancient North America (4TH 05 Edition)
Ancient North America (4TH 05 Edition)
by Brian M. Fagan
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Brian Fagan, one of the foremost living archaeological writers and an authority on world prehistory, has completely revised and updated his definitive synthesis of North America's ancient past. The book offers a balanced summary of every major culture... (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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Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis
Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis
by Renato Rosaldo
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Exposing the inadequacies of old conceptions of static cultures and detached observers, the book argues instead for social science to acknowledge and celebrate diversity, narrative, emotion, and subjectivity.... (read more)

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Flesh and Bone (2ND 09 Edition)
Flesh and Bone (2ND 09 Edition)
by Myriam Nafte
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Flesh and Bone offers the reader a solid background in forensic anthropology by out-lining some of the methods and procedures that best define the discipline. It introduces readers to the rapidly growing area known as forensic science, providing a... (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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Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World
Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World
by Theodore C. Bestor
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"Bestor's vivid and meticulous study of Tokyo's seafood market is at once perhaps the best description we have of a modern, large-scale commodity bazaar, an important contribution to comparative economics, and a powerful analysis of the everyday workings... (read more)

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The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols
The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols
by Jean Chevalier
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This remarkable and wide-ranging book is an inventory of symbols and the symbolic imagination. The editors and their fifteen contributors are drawn from a variety of scholarly backgrounds—including anthropology, ethnology, psychotherapy and art... (read more)

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Harukos World
Harukos World
by Gail Lee Bernstein
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In Japan as in the United States, family farming is on the wane, increasingly rejected by the younger generation in favor of more promising economic pursuits and more sophisticated comforts. Yet for centuries past, the village and the family farm have... (read more)

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Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny
Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny
by Robert Wright
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"Exciting and intellectually stimulating?well-written, witty, and quite timely as we consider the challenges of our global, interconnected future."?The Philadelphia... (read more)

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Beyond Culture
Beyond Culture
by Edward T Hall
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Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics : Mental Illness in Rural Ireland ((Rev)01 Edition)
Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics : Mental Illness in Rural Ireland ((Rev)01 Edition)
by Nancy Scheper-hughes
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"Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics, in its original form--now integrally reproduced in the new edition--is a most important seminal study of an Irish community."and#151;Conor Cruise O... (read more)

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An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt
by Kathryn A Bard
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An Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt is a comprehensive overview of Egyptian archaeology skillfully organized to guide the reader from Egypt's prehistoric past through the pharaonic dynasties and the Greco-Roman Period.... (read more)

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Conformity and Conflict (14TH 12 - Old Edition)
Conformity and Conflict (14TH 12 - Old Edition)
by James Spradley
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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions... (read more)

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Biological Anthropology (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
Biological Anthropology (6TH 10 - Old Edition)
by Michael Park
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This concise introduction to biological anthropology discusses the core areas of the discipline within a unique framework modeled on the scientific method. Emphasizing themes and theories, the text presents facts as supportive evidence rather than... (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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Ancient Futures
Ancient Futures
by Helen Norberg Hodge
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The swiftly evolving socioeconomic life of Ladakh, whose people struggle to balance growth and technology with cultural values, offers crucial lessons in sustainable development. This gripping portrait of the western Himalayan land known as “Little... (read more)

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Aesthetics of the Japanese Lunchbox (98 Edition)
Aesthetics of the Japanese Lunchbox (98 Edition)
by Kenji Ekuan
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The Makunouchi Bento, or traditional Japanese lunchbox, is a highly lacquered wooden box divided into quadrants, each of which contains different delicacies. It is also one of the most familiar images of Japan's domestic environment. When presented to... (read more)

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Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
by John Monaghan
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"If you want to know what anthropology is, look at what anthropologists do," write the authors of Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction. This engaging overview of the field combines an accessible account of some of the discipline's... (read more)

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Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice (4TH 12 Edition)
Cultural Studies: Theory and Practice (4TH 12 Edition)
by Chris Barker
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The Fourth Edition of Chris Barker s best-selling text builds upon the scope and authority of previous editions; the book represents a definitive benchmark in understanding and applying the foundations and developments of cultural studies. It provides... (read more)

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