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Humanity An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

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ISBN-10: 0534646433

ISBN-13: 9780534646431

Edition: 7th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: James Peoples, Garrick Bailey

List price: $105.95
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With a thorough integration of globalization issues and an accessible style, HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Seventh Edition, is unique among texts for the course. Authors James People and Garrick Bailey have drafted an engaging narrative that gives students new ways of looking at many of the challenges facing the world in the twenty-first century-particularly those involving ethnic conflicts, recent issues involving marriage, population growth, hunger, and the survival of indigenous cultures. Through their highly acclaimed approach, Peoples and Bailey emphasize the diversity of humanity and reveal why an appreciation and tolerance of cultural differences is critical in…    
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Book details

List price: $105.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 10.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

A well-known specialist in Native American cultures, Garrick Bailey has authored numerous scholarly works including A HISTORY OF THE NAVAJOS, with Roberta Bailey (1986), THE OSAGE AND THE INVISIBLE WORLD (1995) and ART OF THE OSAGE, with Daniel Swan (2004). He is currently editor of Volume 2, INDIANS IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY, THE HANDBOOK OF NORTH AMERICAN INDIANS. Dr. Bailey received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. He also is the co-author of ESSENTIALS OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY and INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY. He teaches anthropology at the University of Tulsa.

The Study of Humanity
Culture and Language
The Development of Anthropological Thought
Methods of Investigation
Adaptation: Environment and Cultures
Exchange in Economic Systems
Marriage, Family, and Residence
Kinship and Descent
Enculturation and the Life Cycle
Gender in Comparative Perspective
The Organization of Political Life
Social Inequality and Stratification
Religion and World View
Art and the Aesthetic
Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict
World Problems and the Practice of Anthropology