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The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art
The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth-Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art
by James Clifford
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With an intellectual modesty that belies his sweeping global perspective, Clifford focuses on who has the authority to speak for any group's identity and authenticity. As he traces the development of twentieth-century anthropology, Clifford locates... (read more)

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Appetites: Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China (Body, Commodity, Text)
Appetites: Food and Sex in Post-Socialist China (Body, Commodity, Text)
by Judith Farquhar
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An experimental ethnography of food, sex, and health in post-socialist... (read more)

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In One's Own Shadow
In One's Own Shadow
by Xin Liu
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Xin Liu is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley.... (read more)

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Reader in Comparative Religion : an Anthropological Approach (4TH 79 Edition)
Reader in Comparative Religion : an Anthropological Approach (4TH 79 Edition)
by William A. Lessa
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Offering students an overview of the anthropological findings in religion that have amassed in the last 100 years, this sourcebook presents articles written by anthropologists, sociologists, historians, and others whose works have significantly... (read more)

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Human Species: an Introduction To Biological Anthropology (9TH 13 Edition)
Human Species: an Introduction To Biological Anthropology (9TH 13 Edition)
by John Relethford
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In its ninth edition, The Human Species continues to provide a comprehensive approach to biological anthropology, especially the relationship between biology and culture, behavior in an evolutionary context, and humans as a species within the primate... (read more)

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Introduction To Physical Anthropology, 2013-14 Edition (14TH 14 Edition)
Introduction To Physical Anthropology, 2013-14 Edition (14TH 14 Edition)
by Robert Jurmain
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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2013-2014 Edition continues to present the most up-to-date, balanced, and comprehensive introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical... (read more)

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Gift : the Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies (06 Edition)
Gift : the Form and Reason for Exchange in Archaic Societies (06 Edition)
by Marcel Mauss
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In this, his most famous work, Marcel Mauss presented to the world a book which revolutionized our understanding of some of the basic structures of society. By identifying the complex web of exchange and obligation involved in the act of giving, Mauss... (read more)

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Environmental Archaeology : Principles and Practice (00 Edition)
Environmental Archaeology : Principles and Practice (00 Edition)
by Dena F. Dincauze
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"Dincauze's comprehensive book provides an excellent survey of the study of environmental data and paleocology at archeological sites." CHOICE March... (read more)

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Anthropology (2ND 08 Edition)
Anthropology (2ND 08 Edition)
by Barbara D. Miller
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This package contains the following components: -013235635X: MyAnthroLab with Pearson eText Student Access Code Card (for valuepacks) -0205583539... (read more)

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When Bodies Remember : Experiences and Politics of Aids in South Africa (07 Edition)
When Bodies Remember : Experiences and Politics of Aids in South Africa (07 Edition)
by Didier Fassin
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In the years since the end of apartheid, South Africans have enjoyed a progressive constitution, considerable access to social services for the poor and sick, and a booming economy that has made their nation into one of the wealthiest on the continent... (read more)

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Constant Battles : the Myth of the Noble Savage and a Peaceful Past (03 Edition)
Constant Battles : the Myth of the Noble Savage and a Peaceful Past (03 Edition)
by Steven A. Leblanc
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"Timely reading... LeBlanc's short book makes accessible to general readers controversial ideas well-known in (archaeology)... (and) offers a serious critique of both 'rational choice' by our leaders for short-term ends and of environmental neglect in a... (read more)

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Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge
Childbirth and Authoritative Knowledge
by Robbie Davis Floyd
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Robbie Davis-Floyd, Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas, is author of Birth as an American Rite of Passage (California, 1992) and co-editor of Cyborg Babies: From Techno-Sex to Techno-Tots (1997). Carolyn F... (read more)

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Archaeological Approaches To Technology (09 Edition)
Archaeological Approaches To Technology (09 Edition)
by Heather Margaret-louise Miller
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This book is designed for upper-division undergraduate and graduate level archaeology students taking courses in ancient technologies, archaeological craft production, material culture, the history of technology, archaeometry, and field methods. This... (read more)

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Body in Society (2ND 13 Edition)
Body in Society (2ND 13 Edition)
by Alexandra Howson
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In everyday life we are not, for the most part, actively conscious of our bodies or the bodies of others – we simply take them for granted. This new edition of a lively introduction to the sociology of the body examines what certain aspects of our... (read more)

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Forensic Anthropology-laboratory Manual To Accompany Intro (2ND 08 - Old Edition)
Forensic Anthropology-laboratory Manual To Accompany Intro (2ND 08 - Old Edition)
by Steven N. Byers
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Designed to accompany Introduction to Forensic Anthropology: A Textbook, Third Edition by Byers (Allyn & Bacon, 2007) this laboratory manual provides students in academic laboratory courses hands-on experience with the major processes of forensic... (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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Anthropology (13TH 09 - Old Edition)
Anthropology (13TH 09 - Old Edition)
by Conrad Kottak
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A recent National Academy of Sciences inductee, Conrad Phillip Kottak offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Kottak emphasizes why anthropology should matter to students and how students can... (read more)

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Humanity (9TH 12 - Old Edition)
Humanity (9TH 12 - Old Edition)
by James Peoples
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Using engaging stories and clear writing, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition, introduces cultural anthropology within a solid framework centered on globalization and culture change. Peoples and... (read more)

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Discovering Our Past (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
Discovering Our Past (5TH 09 - Old Edition)
by Wendy Ashmore
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Wendy Ashmore is Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Riverside. Her research centers on settlement patterns, household archaeology, gender, and ancient space and place in southeastern Mesoamerica. Publications include Settlement... (read more)

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Field Methods in Archaeology ((Rev)09 Edition)
Field Methods in Archaeology ((Rev)09 Edition)
by Thomas R. Hester
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Reissue of the seventh edition of the major textbook describing field and laboratory methods for archaeology students.... (read more)

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