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Anthropology 04/05

Author: Elvio Angeloni
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Series: Annual editions.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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This [book] contains a variety of articles on contemporary issues in social and cultural anthropology. In contrast to the broad range of topics and minimum depth typical of standard textbooks, this anthology provides an opportunity to read firsthand accounts by anthropologists of their own research.-To the reader.
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Elvio Angeloni
OCLC Number: 55739582
Notes: Originally published: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2004. 27th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Anthropological perspective: Doing fieldwork among the Yanomamo / N.A. Chagnon; Doctor, lawyer, Indian chief / R. Kurin; Eating Christmas in the Kalahari / R.B. Lee; Coping with culture clash / A. Versi; Battle of the bones / R. Bonnichsen and A.L. Schneider --
Culture and communication: In Click languages, an echo of the tongues of the ancients / N. Wade; Why don't you say what you mean? / D. Tannen; "I can't even open my mouth" / D. Tannen; Cowardice / R. Danielle Egan; Shakespeare in the bush / L. Bohannan --
Organization of society and culture: Understanding Eskimo science / R. Nelson; Without the forest, there is no life / J. Fortier; Mystique of the Masai / E. Blauer; Too many bananas, not enough pineapples, and no watermelon at all, three object lessons in living with reciprocity / D. Counts; Prehistory of warfare / S.A. LeBlanc; Founding Indian fathers / J. Weatherford --
Other families, other ways: When brothers share a wife / M.C. Goldstein; Visit / C. Geertz; How many fathers are best for a child? / M.F. Small; Death without weeping / N. Scheper-Hughes; Our babies, ourselves / M.F. Small; Arranging a marriage in India / P.R. DeVita, editor; Dowry deaths in India, 'Let only your corpse come out of that house' / P. Mandelbaum --
Gender and status: World full of women / M.C. Ward; Berdache tradition / W.L. Williams; Woman's curse? / M.F. Small; Where fat is a mark of beauty / A.M. Simmons; Initiation of a Maasai warrior / T.O. Saitoti --
Religion, belief, and ritual: It takes a village healer / M. Steinglass; Secrets of Haiti's living dead / G. Del Guercio; Body ritual among the Nacirema / H. Miner; Baseball magic / G. Gmelch --
Sociocultural change, the impact of the West: Arrow of disease / J. Diamond; "Drought follows the plow" / J. Diamond; "Drought follows the plow" / B. Fagan; Price of progress / J. Bodley; Alcohol in the western world / B.L. Vallee; Pacific haze, alcohol and drugs in Oceania / M. Marshall; Plune into the present / R. Suskind; When will America be discovered? / J. Weatherford; The last Americans / J. Diamond; Vital interests / N.R. Singer.
Series Title: Annual editions.
Responsibility: editor, Elvio Angeloni.

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This [book] contains a variety of articles on contemporary issues in social and cultural anthropology. In contrast to the broad range of topics and minimum depth typical of standard textbooks, this anthology provides an opportunity to read firsthand accounts by anthropologists of their own research.-To the reader.

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