9780131114708

Anthropology : A Global Perspective

  • ISBN 13:

    9780131114708

  • ISBN 10:

    0131114700

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This popular introduction to anthropology integrates a historical, biological, archeological, and global approach with ethnographic data available from around the world. Drawing on both classic and recent research in the field, it reflects the current state-of-the-art understanding of social and cultural changes based on the relationships among different types of societies. It demonstrates the diversity of different societies and cultural patterns, but also shows how humans everywhere are fundamentally similar.KEY TOPICS An eight-part format covers basic concepts, physical anthropology, archeology, culture and society, prestate societies, state societies, consequences of globalization, and the global future. For individuals interested in social culture and change.

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