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 Alan Barnard - Berg Publishers
The book covers early travelers and settlers, classic nineteenth and twentieth-century ethnographers, North American and Japanese ecological traditions, the approaches of African ethnographers, and recent work on advocacy and social development.
by E.O. James - MacMillan
The progress of scientific research in the department of prehistoric archaeology has been such that there seems to be room for a small volume setting forth the results arrived at by archaeologists in terms that can be understood by ordinary readers.
by Louis Figuier - D. Appleton & co.
The different races which originate in one species, the primitive type having been modified by the operation of climate, food, intermixture and local customs, differ to a marvellous extent, in their outward appearance, colour and physiognomy ...
by G. Townsend, E. Kanazawa, H. Takayama (eds) - University of Adelaide Press
The aim was to emphasize some new strategies offered by dental anthropology to elucidate the historical lineage of human groups and also to reconstruct environmental factors that have acted on the teeth by analyzing dental morphological features.