Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H Lavenda
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 15 February 2016
  • ISBN : 9780199012862
  • Pages : 576 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Anthropology asks what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology - biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology - as well as applied anthropology. Fully conveying the richness of the discipline, thisdetailed yet accessible introduction helps students gain a deeper understanding of the human condition by looking at themselves and the world around them through an anthropological lens.


Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H Lavenda,Emily Ann Schultz,Cynthia Marnie Zutter
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 15 February 2016
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Anthropology asks what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology - biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology - as well as applied anthropology. Fully conveying the richness of the discipline, thisdetailed yet accessible introduction helps students gain a deeper understanding of the human condition by looking at themselves and the world around them through an anthropological lens.

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Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H. Lavenda,Emily A. Schultz,Cynthia Zutter
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 16 March 2020
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The most current and comprehensive Canadian introduction that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world.This streamlined second edition of Anthropology asks what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology - biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and cultural anthropology - as well as applied anthropology. Reorganized to enhanceaccessibility, this engaging introduction continues to illuminate the major concepts in the field while helping students see the relevance of anthropology in today's world.

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Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H. Lavenda,Emily A. Schultz
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 27 October 2017
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A unique alternative to more traditional, encyclopedic introductory texts, Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human?, Fourth Edition, takes a question-oriented approach that incorporates cutting-edge theory and new ways of looking at important contemporary issues such as power, human rights, and inequality. With a total of sixteen chapters, this engaging, full-colour text is an ideal one-semester overview that delves deep into anthropology without overwhelming students.New to This Edition:Reordered chapters for a more logical subject progressionA new chapter, "

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Anthropology

Anthropology
  • Author : Robert H. Lavenda,Emily A. Schultz
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Release : 16 February 2012
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A unique alternative to more traditional, encyclopedic introductory texts, this book takes a question-oriented approach that illuminates major concepts for students. Structuring each chapter around an important question, the authors explore what it means to be human, incorporating answers from all four major subfields of anthropology-cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and archaeology. They address central issues of the discipline, highlighting the controversies and commitments that are shaping contemporary anthropology.

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What Does it Mean to be Human?

What Does it Mean to be Human?
  • Author : Richard Potts,Christopher Sloan
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Release : 27 October 2021
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This generously illustrated book tells the story of the human family, showing how our species’ physical traits and behaviors evolved over millions of years as our ancestors adapted to dramatic environmental changes. In What Does It Means to Be Human? Rick Potts, director of the Smithsonian’s Human Origins Program, and Chris Sloan, National Geographic’s paleoanthropolgy expert, delve into our distant past to explain when, why, and how we acquired the unique biological and cultural qualities that govern our

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How Forests Think

How Forests Think
  • Author : Eduardo Kohn
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release : 10 August 2013
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Can forests think? Do dogs dream? In this astonishing book, Eduardo Kohn challenges the very foundations of anthropology, calling into question our central assumptions about what it means to be human—and thus distinct from all other life forms. Based on four years of fieldwork among the Runa of Ecuador’s Upper Amazon, Eduardo Kohn draws on his rich ethnography to explore how Amazonians interact with the many creatures that inhabit one of the world’s most complex ecosystems. Whether

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ReSourcing Theological Anthropology

ReSourcing Theological Anthropology
  • Author : Marc Cortez
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Release : 09 January 2018
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Theologians working in theological anthropology often claim that Jesus reveals what it means to be "truly human," but this often has little impact in their actual account of anthropology. ReSourcing Theological Anthropology addresses that lack by offering an account of why theological anthropology must begin with Christology. Building off his earlier study on how key theologians in church history have understood the relationship between Christology and theological anthropology, Cortez now develops a new proposal for theological anthropology and applies it

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What is Anthropology?

What is Anthropology?
  • Author : Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • Publisher : Pluto Press (UK)
  • Release : 09 May 2017
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Leading anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen shows how anthropology is a revolutionary way of thinking about the human world. Perfect for students, but also for those who have never encountered anthropology before, this book explores the key issues in an exciting and innovative way.Lucid and accessible, What is Anthropology? draws examples from current affairs as well as previous anthropological studies, looking at the history of anthropology, its unique research methods and some of its central concepts, such as society, culture

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The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth

The Cambridge Companion to Karl Barth
  • Author : John Webster
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 05 October 2000
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This authoritative book introducing Karl Barth is written by leading scholars of his work, drawn from Europe and North America. They offer challenging yet accessible accounts of the major features of Barth's theological work, especially as it has become available through the publication of his collected works, and interact with the very best of contemporary Barth scholarship. The contributors also assess Barth's significance for contemporary constructive theology, and his place in the history of twentieth-century Christian thought. The Companion both

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How to Think Like an Anthropologist

How to Think Like an Anthropologist
  • Author : Matthew Engelke
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release : 18 June 2019
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From an award-winning anthropologist, a lively, accessible, and irreverent introduction to the field What is anthropology? What can it tell us about the world? Why, in short, does it matter? For well over a century, cultural anthropologists have circled the globe, from Papua New Guinea to California, uncovering surprising insights about how humans organize their lives and articulate their values. In the process, anthropology has done more than any other discipline to reveal what culture means and why it matters.

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What It Means to Be Human

What It Means to Be Human
  • Author : O. Carter Snead
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 27 October 2021
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American law assumes that individuals are autonomous, defined by their capacity to choose, and not obligated to each other. But our bodies make us vulnerable and dependent, and the law leaves the weakest on their own. O. Carter Snead argues for a paradigm that recognizes embodiment, enabling law and policy to provide for the care that people need.

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Gods of the Upper Air

Gods of the Upper Air
  • Author : Charles King
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release : 14 July 2020
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2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award From an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it--a sweeping chronicle of discovery and the fascinating origin story of our multicultural world. A century ago, everyone knew that people were fated by their race, sex, and nationality to be more or less intelligent, nurturing, or warlike. But Columbia University professor Franz Boas looked at the data

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Writing Anthropology

Writing Anthropology
  • Author : Carole McGranahan
  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Release : 24 April 2020
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In Writing Anthropology, fifty-two anthropologists reflect on scholarly writing as both craft and commitment. These short essays cover a wide range of territory, from ethnography, genre, and the politics of writing to affect, storytelling, authorship, and scholarly responsibility. Anthropological writing is more than just communicating findings: anthropologists write to tell stories that matter, to be accountable to the communities in which they do their research, and to share new insights about the world in ways that might change it for

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