Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

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McGraw-Hill, 1996 - Social Science - 317 pages
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Like other Overture Books, Mirror for Humanity is designed to provide a concise, relatively low-cost introduction to cultural anthropology. Derived from his bestselling Cultural Anthropology, 6/E, Kottak has condensed and updated 19 chapters into 14, with conceptual and textual reorganization. The organization is intended to cover core and basics, while also illustrating prominent current issues. Reflecting the world itself, anthropology seems to change at an increasing pace. Mirror for Humanity provides a fully-up-to-date, affordable alternative.

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This is the Anthropology,book that where learning from in college. This book is well written, learning the terms is sometimes challenging. Buy some flashcards for the terms if your having trouble. Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER TWO Culture
21
CHAPTER THREE Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations
37
CHAPTER FOUR The Cultural Construction of Race
57
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About the author (1996)

Conrad Kottak (Ph.D., Columbia University) joined the faculty of the University of Michigan in 1968, where he is currently Professor of Anthropology and a Faculty Associate of the Institute for Social Research. Professor Kottakas interests include ecology and state formation, national and international culture, the mass media, social change, and economic development. He has done fieldwork in Africa, Brazil and the United States. Kottak is author of several leading anthropology textbooks as well as his professional work.

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