Cultural Anthropology, provides both a comprehensive and scientific introduction to cultural anthropology. It helps the reader understand how humans vary culturally and why they got to be that way. This new edition also highlights migration and immigration in the context of globalization.
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.