9780631222378

Investigating Culture : An Experiential Introduction to Anthropology

  • ISBN 13:

    9780631222378

  • ISBN 10:

    0631222375

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 02/01/2004
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Investigating Culture offers an innovative approach to understanding culture as a constructed phenomenon open to investigation of its implicit premises and explicit forms. Provides a refreshing alternative to traditional textbooks by challenging students to think in new ways and to apply these ideas to their own lives Focuses on the ways that humans orient themselves, e.g., in space and time, according to language, food, the body, and the symbols provided by public myth and ritual Each chapter includes: an introduction framing the central issues, examples from a range of cultures, a selected reading or two, additional suggested readings, and exercises

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