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    Carol R. Ember(Author),Melvin Ember(Author)

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A new edition of the textbook first published in 1973. Presents an overview of the field, with chapters examining the concept of culture, communication and language, and religion and magic, among other topics. Chapters include information on current issues, new perspectives on gender, research frontiers, and applied anthropology, in addition to the general information. Includes an interactive CD-ROM and Internet exercises. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

The Eighth Edition represents the most comprehensive revision to date-- reflecting the most recent anthropological research and controversial developments and integrating new features in each chapter aimed at sparking and maintaining student interest. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. This Ninth Edition reflects the most recent anthropological research and controversial developments, integrating new features so to spark and maintain the reader's interest. With an enhanced visual presentation and a strong focus on applied anthropology, this book highlights current topics, and provides an in-depth look at current research projects or research controversies. An included CD-ROM has been adapted to coincide with the book's chapters and provides quizzes, exercises, Internet links, and links to portions of the text for definitions.

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  • By Awol on July 5, 2014

    Some of the reviews are pretty hilarious. Hopefully this will clear some things up. This is a book on Anthropology written around 1910, probably as a volume in a reference library similar to a set of encyclopedias. For what it is, this is an excellent resource for understanding the history of anthropology. Some of the information is out dated, but, some is actually still taught in university classes.This book can be downloaded for free at Gutenberg dot org.

  • By Theron Hardin on March 11, 2018

    interesting book, well written and informative.

  • By Mario R.J. Corbin on June 18, 2017

    Great book for anyone interested in anthropology and wants to get a good foundation on the basics.

  • By lp on August 5, 2017

    Very interesting.

  • By Mengdee on January 29, 2013

    Fast shipping!! I got it sooner than the date prompted. Item was as described and good condition. The only problem was the package didn't have a tracking number, it got me alittle worried. Overall GREAT seller. If you decide to buy the later edition to Edition 13 of CAROL R EMBER, I recommend you getting this one instead of the new one save you money and it has almost the same thing as the 13th edition! So if your wondering if you should get it like did, I recommend!! I'm glad i did!!

  • By Joseph R. Lang on June 26, 2014

    Again, a decent glimpse at the past making one want more. As I grow older I find myself more fascinated with the distant past.

  • By Alejandro M Lara on March 27, 2017

    Very interesting reading. Mr. Marett explains automatically in his easy, yet profound vocabulary. It is a "fast", nice book. You have to say: Is that it?

  • By H.P. on March 22, 2014

    What can I say, its a previous edition. Its just a text book to get through a class. If you dig anthropology you will dig it, but if its just for a cake credit you will find it dull, like I do.


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