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Anthropology

LAVENDA: Anthropology
 
SCHULTZ: Cultural Anthropology
 
LAVENDA: Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology
 
FEDER: The Past in Perspective
 
WILEY: Medical Anthropology

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Reading Cultural Anthropology

Pamela Stern

This collection of contemporary ethnographic articles illustrates how anthropologists employ a variety of theories and data collection methods to address why people think, act, form social groups, and engage in the cultural practices they do.
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Field Notes

Luis A. Vivanco

This unique book addresses both of these concerns, integrating an introduction to fieldwork methods, guidance, and practice into one book. Field Notes: A Guided Journal for Doing Anthropology provides more than fifty activities to help students learn and practice common ethnographic research techniques, to reflect on their experiences doing these things, and to examine the ethical dimensions of ethnographic research.
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Making Sense of Language, Third Edition

Susan D. Blum

Chosen for their accessibility and variety, the readings in Making Sense of Language: Readings in Culture and Communication, Third Edition, engage students in thinking about the nature of language - arguably the most uniquely human of all our characteristics - and its involvement in every aspect of human society and experience.
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Introduction to Physical Anthropology

John Steckley

Brand new and distinctly Canadian, Introduction to Physical Anthropology is a fresh and engaging treatment of the fundamentals of the field. Written in his trademark approachable style, author John Steckley guides students through basic concepts such as archaeological tools and dating methods; taxonomy; and evolution and genetics; before moving on to more complex issues such as the transition from hominids to modern Homo sapiens; Neandertals; human variation; ethics and migration; and forensic anthropology.
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