Anthropology

The Business of Creativity: Toward an Anthropology of Worth  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Nov. 17, 2016
The Business of Creativity: Toward an Anthropology of Worth

The Business of Creativity: Toward an Anthropology of Worth
by Brian Moeran
English | 2014 | ISBN: 1611329124 | 301 Pages | True PDF | 1.72 MB

How does a group of people, brought together because of their diverse skills and professional knowledge, set out to be ‘creative’? How are ongoing tensions between beauty, fame, and money resolved?
To Be Cared for: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum (Anthropology of Christianity) (The Ant

To Be Cared for: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum (Anthropology of Christianity) (The Anthropology of Christianity) by Nathaniel Roberts
English | 24 Jun. 2016 | ISBN: 0520288823 | 316 Pages | PDF | 9.57 MB

To Be Cared For offers a unique view into the conceptual and moral world of slum-bound Dalits ("untouchables") in the South Indian city of Chennai. Focusing on the decision by many women to embrace locally specific forms of Pentecostal Christianity,

Anthropology[Repost]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Nov. 13, 2016
Anthropology[Repost]

Anthropology: The Human Challenge by William A Haviland
English | 14 Feb. 2010 | ISBN: 0495810843 | 784 Pages | PDF | 104 MB

This book offers a comprehensive and balanced presentation on views of human culture, evolution, and prehistory. The text presents the principles and processes of anthropology, both physical (biological) and cultural, including ethnology, linguistics, and prehistoric archaeology in an integrated, holistic manner.

Borderlands : Towards an Anthropology of the Cosmopolitan Condition  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by readerXXI at Nov. 4, 2016
Borderlands : Towards an Anthropology of the Cosmopolitan Condition

Borderlands : Towards an Anthropology of the Cosmopolitan Condition
by Michel Agier
English | 2016 | ISBN: 0745696805 | 180 Pages | ePUB | 0.5 MB

The images of migrants and refugees arriving in precarious boats on the shores of southern Europe, and of the makeshift camps that have sprung up in Lesbos, Lampedusa, Calais and elsewhere, have become familiar sights on television screens around the world.

New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Oct. 4, 2016
New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology

New Directions in Biocultural Anthropology
Wiley Blackwell | Anthropology | October 31, 2016 | ISBN-10: 1118962966 | 536 pages | pdf | 7.15 mb

by Molly K. Zuckerman (Editor), Debra L. Martin (Editor)

The Anthropology of Intentions: Language In A World Of Others  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at Aug. 30, 2016
The Anthropology of Intentions: Language In A World Of Others

Alessandro Duranti, "The Anthropology of Intentions: Language In A World Of Others"
2015 | ISBN-10: 1107652030, 1107026393 | 310 pages | PDF | 3 MB

Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by roxul at Aug. 22, 2016
Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology

Mwenda Ntarangwi, "Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology"
English | ISBN: 0252077695, 0252035798 | 2010 | 201 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Language, Culture, and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology by Christine Jourdan (Repost)

Language, Culture, and Society: Key Topics in Linguistic Anthropology (Studies in the Social and Cultural Foundations of Language) by Christine Jourdan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (June 12, 2006) | ISBN: 0521614740 | Pages: 324 | PDF | 1.25 MB

Language, our primary tool of thought and perception, is at the heart of who we are as individuals. Languages are constantly changing, sometimes into entirely new varieties of speech, leading to subtle differences in how we present ourselves to others. This revealing account brings together eleven leading specialists from the fields of linguistics, anthropology, philosophy and psychology, to explore the fascinating relationship between language, culture, and social interaction. A range of major questions are discussed: How does language influence our perception of the world? How do new languages emerge?

Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity (14th Edition)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by harrynyc at Sept. 27, 2011
Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity (14th Edition)

Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity (14th Edition) by Conrad Kottak
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages | ISBN : 0078116988 | 2010 | 514 pages | PDF | 85MB

Focused on the appreciation of anthropology, the new edition of Cultural Anthropology: Appreciating Cultural Diversity offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to cultural anthropology. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating cultural diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology are showcased throughout the text. In this edition, Understanding Ourselves chapter openers and Through the Eyes of Others boxes show how anthropology helps us understand ourselves. New Appreciating Diversity boxes focus on the various forms of human biological and cultural diversity. Appreciating Anthropology boxes are also new to the text and focus on the value and usefulness of anthropological research and approaches.
Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War: The Influence of Foundations, Mccarthyism, and the CIA

Dustin M. Wax, "Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War"
P–to P…s | ISBN: 0745325874 | 2008 | PDF | 193 pages | 1,82 mb

This book breaks new ground in the history of anthropology, opening up an explicit examination of anthropology in the Cold War era. With historical distance, Cold War anthropology has begun to emerge as a distinct field within the discipline. This book brings a number of different approaches to bear on the questions raised by anthropology's Cold War history.