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Cultural Anthropology : Global Forces, Local Lives (Revised) (Paperback) (Jack David Eller)

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Cultural Anthropology: Global Forces, Local Lives is an exceptionally clear and readable introduction that helps students understand the application of anthropological concepts to the contemporary world and everyday life. It provides thorough treatment of key subjects such as colonialism and post-colonialism, ethnicity, the environment, cultural change, economic development and globalization.

This third edition includes additional coverage of topics such as gender and sexuality, Medical Anthropology, Anthropology of Childhood, Anthropology of Christianity and Anthropology of the State. Each chapter contains a rich variety of case studies that have been updated throughout, with a fresh thematic focus on China.

The book includes a number of features to support student learning, including:

  • A wealth of color images

  • Definitions of key terms and further reading suggestions in the margins

  • Questions for discussion/review and boxed summaries at the end of every chapter

  • An extensive glossary, bibliography and index.

Additional resources are provided via a comprehensive companion website

Edition: Revised
Number of Pages: 383
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Anthropology / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Jack David Eller
Language: English
Street Date: January 15, 2016
TCIN: 50926168
UPC: 9781138914438
Item Number (DPCI): 248-12-8171
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