Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
Anthropology is the holistic and scientific study of humanity. Cultural Anthropology focuses on the study of contemporary human cultures, their beliefs, myths, values, practices, technologies, economies and other domains of social and cognitive organization. The detailed descriptions of culture, or ethnography, are based upon a methodology of primary data collection through participant observation with living human populations.
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by Frank Hamel - Frederick A. Stokes
From the abundant records and traditions dealing with the curious belief that certain men and women can transform themselves into animals I have collected a number of instances and examples which throw fresh light on the subject.
by Robert Shanafelt (ed.) - Newfound Press
In anthropology there are bridges worthy of discussion in a variety of ways. Interconnections are to be found not only within the discipline, among the various types of anthropologies, but also between the anthropological professional and others.
by Maria Montessori - Frederick A. Stokes company
Contents: Modern tendencies of anthropology and their relation to pedagogy; Certain principles of general biology; Craniology; Thorax; Pelvis; Limbs; Skin and pigments; Technical part; Statistical methodology; Biographic history of the pupil; etc.
by Brandon D. Lundy (ed.) - Newfound Press
Contributors revisit older debates about the relationship between anthropology's messages and the rhetoric that conveys those messages. The authors explore not only art through the lens of anthropology but also anthropology through the lens of art.