New PDF release: Culture Sketches: Case Studies in Anthropology (B&B

By Holly Peters-Golden

ISBN-10: 007811702X

ISBN-13: 9780078117022

perfect for any cultural anthropology direction, this short selection of ethnographic case reports exposes scholars to fifteen diverse cultures. The teams chosen are peoples whose conventional cultures are uniquely their very own. every one has specific styles and practices; every one has confronted the problem of an encroaching global, with differing effects. in addition, they generally give you the leading illustrations of significant innovations in introductory anthropology direction together with Azande witchcraft, Ju/’hoansi egalitarianism, Trobriand kula alternate, and Minangkabau matriliny. As such, this quantity can stand by myself as an creation to vital ethnographic suggestions via those 15 societies, or function a invaluable significant other to anthropology texts. a few of the peoples offered are fascinated about the diaspora; a few fight to maintain previous methods in new locations. All sketches stick with a logical, constant association that makes it effortless for college kids to appreciate significant issues comparable to background, subsistence, sociopolitical association, trust structures, marriage, kinship, and modern issues.

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