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Culture and conduct : an excursion in anthropology

Author: Richard A Barrett
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Culture and Conduct is a problem-oriented introduction to the concepts and issues of cultural anthropology. Unlike a descriptive textbook, it does not cover all the topics in the field; rather, it provides glimpses into the world beyond ones own culture and challenges the reader to explore and interpret different ideas."-- Publisher description.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barrett, Richard A.
Culture and conduct.
Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1991
(OCoLC)647008820
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard A Barrett
ISBN: 0534147240 9780534147242
OCLC Number: 22209819
Notes: Spine title: Culture & conduct.
Description: x, 238 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. The anthropological enterprise. The fieldwork experience. The meaning of culture. The question of utility. Cultural persistence. The native's rationale and symbolic meaning. Intracultural variation. Epilogue. References. Index
Other Titles: Culture & conduct.
Responsibility: Richard A. Barrett.
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