A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology - Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology (Hardback)
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A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology - Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology (Hardback)

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Hardback 624 Pages / Published: 05/04/2011
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A Companion to Cognitive Anthropology offers a comprehensive overview of the development of cognitive anthropology from its inception to the present day and presents recent findings in the areas of theory, methodology, and field research in twenty-nine key essays by leading scholars. * Demonstrates the importance of cognitive anthropology as an early constituent of the cognitive sciences * Examines how culturally shared and complex cognitive systems work, how they are structured, how they differ from one culture to another, how they are learned and passed on * Explains how cultural (or collective) vs. individual knowledge distinguishes cognitive anthropology from cognitive psychology * Examines recent theories and methods for studying cognition in real-world scenarios * Contains twenty-nine key essays by leading names in the field

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405187787
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 1280 g
Dimensions: 255 x 180 x 40 mm

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