Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Tree of Culture” as Want to Read:
The Tree of Culture
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Tree of Culture

(شجرة الحضارة)

4.18  ·  Rating details ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews
PB
692 pages
Published 1955 by Vintage Books
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Tree of Culture, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Tree of Culture

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-40
Average rating 4.18  · 
Rating details
 ·  17 ratings  ·  3 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Start your review of The Tree of Culture
Werner
Feb 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone who wants to understand how our world's various cultures developed
Just now, I was amazed to discover that, when I first set up my Goodreads shelves back in 2008, I somehow forgot to include this book! The oversight is stunning, when you consider that this is easily one of the most fascinating and intellectually stimulating books I've ever read. Ralph Linton was, in his day, a world-class scholar in the field of cultural anthropology, a wide-ranging traveler knowledgeable about the entire panorama of mankind's cultural history. Here, he set out to condense as ...more
Conan the Librarian
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: anthropology, display
This has been a favorite of mine for nearly 20 years now. I cannot recommend this outstanding work highly enough!
Doug Matthews
Feb 13, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Amazingly informative book on cultural anthropology. One of the classics.
Abbie Condie
rated it really liked it
Feb 23, 2016
Murooo
rated it it was amazing
Jan 05, 2015
Isaac Davies
rated it really liked it
Jan 07, 2020
Xantara Hemish
rated it it was amazing
May 16, 2013
Mostafa Elgawad
rated it really liked it
Apr 26, 2018
Amal
rated it liked it
May 07, 2019
Thom Dunn
rated it it was amazing
May 05, 2011
Allison
rated it really liked it
Jun 06, 2009
Disna Madushani
rated it did not like it
Nov 08, 2016
Giovanni Lorusso
rated it really liked it
Jan 14, 2014
Asma Nms
rated it liked it
Dec 24, 2014
Gail
rated it really liked it
Feb 21, 2009
Ilma Dityaningrum
rated it it was amazing
May 09, 2011
Aerol
rated it it was amazing
Jul 21, 2016
Jimmy
marked it as to-read
Jan 25, 2009
Dietmar
marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2009
Shelby
marked it as to-read
Feb 09, 2010
Kimberly
marked it as to-read
Oct 20, 2010
M. Bartos
marked it as to-read
Mar 14, 2011
Sheri
is currently reading it
May 22, 2011
April
marked it as to-read
Dec 05, 2011
Teglin
marked it as to-read
Jan 10, 2012
Min Hebi
marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2012
Romina
is currently reading it
Dec 01, 2012
Salman Ismat
marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2013
Pilgrim
is currently reading it
Mar 07, 2013
Ariba Umer
marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2013
Ariba
is currently reading it
Mar 24, 2013
Khaled Awad
marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2013
Ala'
marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2013
B.
marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2013
Madhu
marked it as to-read
Aug 12, 2013
Hend
marked it as to-read
Aug 29, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century
  • Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold (Stephen Fry's Great Mythology, #1)
  • Chapter One: You have the power to change stuff
  • The Word for World is Forest
  • The Dispossessed
  • Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?
  • David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
See similar books…

Other books in the series

شجرة الحضارة (4 books)
  • شجرة الحضارة - الجزء الاول
  • شجرة الحضارة - الجزء الثاني
  • شجرة الحضارة - الجزء الثالث

News & Interviews

Has it been a while since you've explored the mystery and thriller genre? Well, you're in luck because you are about to discover a lot of great...
72 likes · 38 comments