A Degree in a Book: Anthropology

Everything You Need to Know to Master the Subject - in One Book!

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Pub Date 01 Sep 2021 | Archive Date 12 Sep 2021

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Study the diverse cultures of the world and the common threads of humanity in this wonderfully visual guide to anthropology, covering everything you would find on a degree course.

A Degree in a Book: Anthropology dives deep into the study of human culture and societies. Discover the impact of language on understanding, how different societies approach family and kinship and how different cultures are studied, as well as how anthropology is used in our everyday lives - applied anthropology.

This accessible guide is perfect for students and laypeople alike, featuring full-color infographics, flow charts, diagrams summary sections and ideas for further reading. Including theories from Herodotus to Malinowski and Durkeim to de Waal, it covers all the major strands of anthropology that are studied today.

Subjects covered include:
• Fieldwork and Ethnography
• Biological Anthropology
• Language and Cognition
• Gifting and Economic Systems
• Exchange and Consumption
• Globalization and Transnationalism

ABOUT THE SERIES: Get the knowledge of a degree for the price of a book in Arcturus Publishing's A Degree in a Book series. Featuring handy timelines, information boxes, feature spreads and margin annotations, these landscape-format books are perfect for anyone wishing to master seemingly complex subject with ease and enjoyment.

Study the diverse cultures of the world and the common threads of humanity in this wonderfully visual guide to anthropology, covering everything you would find on a degree course.

A Degree in a Book:...


A Note From the Publisher

Julia Morris is an Assistant Professor of International Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She holds a DPhil in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oxford. Previously, she was also a post-doctoral Fellow at The New School's Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and a Research Student at Oxford's Centre on Migration, Policy and Society. Her research focuses on migration and the environment through the framework of resource extraction, from ethnographic fieldwork in the Republic of Nauru, Australia, Geneva, and Fiji to research projects in Guatemala and Jordan.

Julia Morris is an Assistant Professor of International Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She holds a DPhil in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oxford...


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