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Core concepts in cultural anthropology


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Core concepts in cultural anthropology

Lavenda, Robert H., author.

New York : Oxford University Press, [2020]

xv, 240 pages ; 24 cm.

Designed for courses that make extensive use of ethnographies and other supplementary readings, this is a concise introduction to the basic ideas and practices of contemporary cultural anthropology. Not a standard textbook, Core Concepts in Cultural Anthropology, seventh edition, is more of an annotated bibliography of the terms and concepts that anthropologists use in their work. This book is the only brief cultural anthropology text specifically designed to prepare students to read ethnography more effectively and with greater understanding.NEW TO THIS EDITIONNew material on archaeology of the contemporary world, engaged anthropology, reflexivity, STS, the ontological turn, and the AnthropoceneInclusion of recent work on migration, media ideologies, and anthropology "against the grain"Extended discussions of race, kinship, and the state.This title is available as an eBook. Please contact your Learning Resource Consultant for more information.



1 copy available at St. Clair College - Windsor/South Campus

LC Call No:

GN316 .L39 2020

Dewey Class No:

305.8 23


Lavenda, Robert H., author.


Core concepts in cultural anthropology / Robert H. Lavenda, Emily A. Schultz.


Seventh Edition.


xv, 240 pages ; 24 cm.


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Includes bibliographical references (pages [210]-240) and index.


Schultz, Emily A. (Emily Ann), 1949-, author.

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