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Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition

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Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition is an introductory cultural anthropology text that explores the interplay of cultural creativity, human agency, and material constraint in the shaping of human cultural traditions. By focusing on contemporary applications of anthropology, the text encourages students to think critically about culture and to view t ...more
Paperback, 425 pages
Published January 21st 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published June 1987)
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Selmoore Codfish
This book was a great discussion about how culture around the world is documented. Solely based on the content of the book, I’d give it five stars. It is important for understanding the world.
However, based on several factors, I think the book needs improvement to be a good text. Here are my issues with it. First, the chapters don’t have outlines. Each chapter jumps right into a case study. The cases are fine, but keep them until after an overview. Second, Chapter 1 isn’t very enthralling. It si
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