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AN INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY

EBOOK BY HENDRY, JOY;
ISBN
9781137431554
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
392 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
21 APR 2016

DESCRIPTION

Building on the highly successful first and second editions, this comprehensive textbook offers students a fully updated introduction to social anthropology, addressing new developments in the field. Ideal for anyone new to the subject.

CONTENTS

Introduction 1. Seeing the World 2. Disgusting, Forbidden and Unthinkable 3. Gifts, Exchange and Reciprocity 4. The Ritual Round 5. Society: A Set of Symbols 6. Beauty and Bounty, Treasure and Trophies 7. Cosmology I: Religion, Magic and Mythology 8. Cosmology II: Witchcraft, Shamanism & Syncretism 9. Law, Order and Social Control 10. The Art of Politics 11. Family, Kinship and Marriage 12. Economics and the Environment 13. Identities in a Connected World 14. Anthropology and Anthropologists