Cultural Anthropology

Paperback | September 15, 2014

byConrad Kottak

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A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text.
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A leading name in anthropology, Conrad Philip Kottak continues to define student learning in the cultural anthropology course. Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 15, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077861531

ISBN - 13:9780077861537

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Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

List of Boxes

About the Author

Preface

Part I Introduction to Anthropology

1 What Is Anthropology?

2 Culture

3 Method and Theory in Cultural Anthropology

Part II Appreciating Cultural Diversity

4 Applying Anthropology

5 Language and Communication

6 Ethnicity and Race

7 Making a Living

8 Political Systems

9 Gender

10 Families, Kinship, and Descent

11 Marriage

12 Religion

13 Arts, Media, and Sports

Part III The Changing World

14 The World System and Colonialism

15 Anthropology's Role in a Globalizing World

Glossary

Bibliography

Credits

Index