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Anthropology: A Beginner's Guide - Beginner's Guides (Paperback)

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Published: 01/08/2012
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In this illuminating tour of humanity, Joy Hendry and Simon Underdown reveal the origins of our species, and the fabric of human society, through the discipline of anthropology. Via fascinating case studies and discoveries, they unravel our understanding of human behaviours and beliefs, including how witchcraft has been used to justify misfortune, and debunk old-fashioned ideas about “race” based upon the latest genetic research. They even share what our bathroom tells us about our concept of the body – and ourselves.



 



From our evolutionary ancestors, through our rites of passage, to our responses to globalization, Hendry and Underdown provide the essential first step to understanding the world as an anthropologist would – in all its diversity and commonality.

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781851689309
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 249 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 12 mm


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-- A wonderfully accessible introduction, with a clear focus on the needs of students first coming to the field. Dr Faye Healey-Clough Anthropology lecturer, Gloucestershire College, UK

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