Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
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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CHAPTER TWO Culture
CHAPTER THREE Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations
CHAPTER FOUR The Cultural Construction of Race
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