Anthropology : The Basics (Hardcover)

Author: Metcalf, Peter

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The ultimate guide for the student encountering anthropology for the first time, Anthropology: The Basics explains and explores key anthropological concepts including:


  • what is anthropology?

  • how can we distinguish cultural differences from physical ones?

  • what is culture, anyway?

  • how do anthropologists study culture?

  • what are the key theories and approaches used today?

  • How has the discipline changed over time?

This student-friendly text provides an overview of the fundamental principles of anthropology and is an invaluable guide for anyone wanting to learn more about this fascinating subject.

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Publisher Routledge
Mfg Part# 9780415331197
SKU 31172104
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0415331196
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7.75H x 5L x 0.75T
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Editors Note The ultimate guide for the student who is coming to anthropology for the first time, Anthropology: the Basics explains and explores anthropological ideas, key anthropologist thinkers, concepts and themes, and the history of anthropological ideas. In this immensely readable book, Peter Metcalf makes large and complex topics both accessible and enjoyable, arguing that the issues anthropology deals with are all around us, in magazines and newspapers and on television. This volume provides students with an overview of the fundamental principles of anthropology, and an accessible guide for anyone just wanting to learn more about a fascinating subject.
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