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Cultural anthropology : a basic introduction

Author: Frank Robert Vivelo
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This handbook provides a solid introduction to cultural anthropology. The author conveys a number of complex issues and ideas in cultural anthropology briefly and clearly without becoming enmeshed in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Robert Vivelo
ISBN: 0819194956 9780819194954
OCLC Number: 30029213
Notes: Originally published: Cultural anthropology handbook. New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1978.
Description: xvii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1 Introduction: What Anthropology Is; Culture and Society. Part 2 Evolutionary Overview: Preliminaries - Evolutionary and Institutional Overviews; Hunter-gatherers; Horticulturists; Agriculturists; Pastoralists; Industrialists. Part 3 Institutional Overview: Preliminaries - Ordering Social Relations; Economic Organisation; Political Organisation; Kinship, Descent, Residence; Marriage and Family; Religion.
Other Titles: Cultural anthropology handbook
Responsibility: Frank Robert Vivelo.

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An altogether excellent teaching tool remarkable for its coverage and thoroughness. -- Robin Fox, Rutgers University An altogether excellent teaching tool remarkable for its coverage and Read more...

 
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