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Classic readings in cultural anthropology

Author: Gary P Ferraro
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Cengage Learning, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

Provides an introduction to the field of anthropology and the contributions it makes to understanding the world around us.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary P Ferraro
ISBN: 9781285738505 1285738500
OCLC Number: 917646710
Description: xiii, 143 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Coping with culture shock / Gary P. Ferraro and Elizabeth K Briody --
Not a real fish : the ethnographer as inside outsider / Roger M. Keesing --
Rapport -talk and report- talk / Deborah Tannen --
The sounds of silence / Edward T. Hall and Mildred Reed Hall --
The worst mistake in the history of the human race / Jared Diamond --
The domestication of wood in Haiti : a case study in applied evolution / Gerald F. Murray --
Arranging a marriage in India / Serena Nanda --
No more angel babies on the Alto de Cruzeiro / Nancy Scheper-Hughes --
Society and sex roles / Ernestine Friedl --
Do Muslin women really need saving / Lila Abu-Lughod --
Gypsy identity, names, and social security numbers / Anne Sutherland --
Customary law development in Papua New Guinea / Richard Scaglio --
The adaptive value of religious ritual / Richard Sosis --
Baseball magic / George Gmelch --
Dharavi: Mumbai's shadow city / Mark Jacobson --
The glaciers of the Andes are melting : indigenous and anthropological knowledge merge in restoring water resources / Inge Bolin.
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