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Culture Sketches Case Studies in Anthropology

ISBN-10: 007811702X

ISBN-13: 9780078117022

Edition: 6th 2012

Authors: Holly Peters-Golden

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Ideal for any cultural anthropology course, this brief and inexpensive collection of ethnographic case studies exposes students to 15 different cultures. 'Culture Sketches' introduces students to ethnography without overwhelming them with excessive reading material.
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Book details

List price: $62.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 7/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.40" wide x 9.10" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Preface
World Map Location of Cultures Numbered by Chapter
The Azande: Witchcraft and Oracles in Africa
The Aztecs: Ancient Legacy, Modern Pride
The Basseri: Pastoral Nomads on the il-Rah
Haiti: A Nation in Turmoil
The Hmong: Struggle and Perseverance
The Ju/'hoansi: Reciprocity and Sharing
The Kaluli: Story, Song, and Ceremony
The Minangkabau: Matriliny and Merantau
The Nuer: Cattle and Kinship in Sudan
The Ojibwa: "The People" Endure
The Roma: Romanipe, Rights, and the Road Ahead
The Samoans: Matai and Migration
The Tiwi: Tradition in Australia
The Trobriand Islanders: The Power of Exchange
The Yanomami: Challenges in the Rainforest
References
Index