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What is anthropology?

Author: Thomas Hylland Eriksen
Publisher: London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2004.
Series: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eriksen shows how anthropology is a revolutionary way of thinking about the human world. He explains how to see the world from below and from within, emphasising the importance of adopting an insider's perspective. He reveals how seemingly enormous cultural differences actually conceal the deep unity of humanity.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eriksen, Thomas Hylland.
What is anthropology?
London ; Ann Arbor, MI : Pluto Press, 2004
(OCoLC)605588290
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hylland Eriksen
ISBN: 0745323200 9780745323206 0745323197 9780745323190
OCLC Number: 56639864
Description: 180 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Why Anthropology? --
The key Concepts --
Fieldwork --
Theories --
Reciprocity --
Kinship --
Nature --
Thought --
Identification --
Index.
Series Title: Anthropology, culture, and society.
Responsibility: Thomas Hylland Eriksen.
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Perfect for students and those who have never encountered anthropology before, explores the key issues in an exciting and innovative way.  Read more...

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