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Cultural anthropology : the human challenge

Author: William A Haviland
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Cengage Learning, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourteenth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William A Haviland
ISBN: 9781133957423 1133957420 9781285093079 1285093070
OCLC Number: 841417817
Description: xxxv, 445 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The essence of anthropology --
Characteristics of culture --
Ethnographic research : its history, methods, and theories --
Becoming human : the origin and diversity of our species --
Language and communication --
Social identity, personality, and gender --
Patterns of subsistence --
Economic systems --
Sex, marriage, and family --
Kinship and descent --
Grouping by gender, age, common interest, and social status --
Politics, power, war, and peace --
Spirituality, religion, and shamanism --
The arts --
Processes of cultural change --
Global challenges, local responses, and the role of anthropology.
Responsibility: William A. Haviland, Professor Emeritus, University of Vermont, Harald E.L. Prins, Kansas State University, Bunny McBride, Kansas State University, Dana Walrath, University of Vermont.

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