Culture, People, Nature An Introduction to General Anthropology

ISBN-10: 0673990931

ISBN-13: 9780673990938

Edition: 7th 1997

Authors: Marvin Harris

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Professor Harris the leading theorist in cultural materialism bases this comprehensive work on the perspective of thematic and theoretical coherence, giving the book depth and continuity. Speaking directly to students, helpful chapter introductions and end-of-chapter summaries focus on key points before and after reading each chapter. This seventh edition includes meticulous updating of research and scholarship, especially in the very active field of physical anthropology and archaeology. A new feature America Now Updates turns an anthropological eye on the contemporary U.S., emphasizing the comparative aspects of anthropology and making the discipline relevant to students.
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List price: $225.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/27/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Physical Anthropology
Biology, Genetics, and Evolution
The Human Pedigree and Human Nature
The First Hominids
The Origins of Homo Sapiens
Race, Human Variation, and the Forces of Evolution
Culture and Language
The Nature of Culture
Archaeology and Prehistory
The Old World Paleolithic
From the Neolithic to the Rise of States
The Second Earth
Human Sexuality
Economic Organization
Domestic Organization
Descent, Locality, and Kinship
Law, Order, and War in Non-State Societies
Origins and Anatomy of the State
Class and Caste
Ethnicity, Race, and Racism
Gender Hierarchies
Psychological Anthropology
Anthropology and Modern Life
Applied Anthropology
Appendix: A History of Theories of Culture
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