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Seeing Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology Through Film

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Seeing Anthropology continues to be the only cultural anthropology text available that allows for easy integration of ethnographic films into the introductory cultural anthropology course. This text truly incorporates films within the text by blending textbook content with sixteen ethnographic film clips that are put in the hands of students. One reviewer says, "The great ...more
Paperback, 4th Edition, 490 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by Pearson (first published October 29th 1996)
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Jenny
Dec 09, 2007 rated it liked it
This is the book that made me become an anthropology major, but only because I am tired of writing analytical English papers. I read the whole thing from cover to cover, not by choice. It an was interesting approach to Anthropology. Heider, for the most part, talked about the Dani culture, but only because he researched them. A lot of Heider's data seemed based on his thoughts and feelings rather than empirical data. Nevertheless, this textbook was a good introduction to Anthropology. ...more
Wysterria
Aug 31, 2008 rated it really liked it
schooltime again...i am very excited about this cultural anthro class!

this was a very interesting class...definitely my favorite sub-field of anthro...the book was easy to read and the film clips were a nice bonus.
Roseanna
Jun 02, 2007 added it
Recommends it for: film students and anthropologists
very good book gave me lots of ideas.
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