Mirror for Humanity A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. While maintaining its connection with students through relevant examples, the combination of brevity, readability, and trusted content makes Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.

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  • Author : Conrad Kottak
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Pages : 384 pages
  • ISBN : 9780078035050
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Mirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • Author : Conrad Kottak
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
  • Release : 10 September 2013
GET THIS BOOKMirror for Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. While maintaining its connection with students through relevant examples, the combination of brevity, readability, and trusted content makes Mirror for Humanity a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.

Mirror for Humanity

Mirror for Humanity
  • Author : Conrad Phillip Kottak
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 May 1999
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This text is designed to provide a concise introduction to cultural anthropology, carefully balancing coverage of core topics with contemporary changes in the field.

Mirror for Humanity

Mirror for Humanity
  • Author : Conrad Phillip Kottak
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill College
  • Release : 16 May 1996
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Like other Overture Books, Mirror for Humanity is designed to provide a concise, relatively low-cost introduction to cultural anthropology. Derived from his bestselling Cultural Anthropology, 6/E, Kottak has condensed and updated 19 chapters into 14, with conceptual and textual reorganization. The organization is intended to cover core and basics, while also illustrating prominent current issues. Reflecting the world itself, anthropology seems to change at an increasing pace. Mirror for Humanity provides a fully-up-to-date, affordable alternative.

Loose Leaf Mirror for Humanity

Loose Leaf Mirror for Humanity
  • Author : Conrad Phillip Kottak
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Release : 04 October 2019
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This concise, student-friendly, current introduction to cultural anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. Mirror for Humanity is a perfect match for cultural anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.

The Five Sources of Human Hope

The Five Sources of Human Hope
  • Author : Alphonsus Obayuwana
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 21 June 2012
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During the summer of 1979, as a young medical student, author Alphonsus Obayuwana was awarded a prestigious national grant to do a two-year research on Human Hope; little did he know it would take over thirty years of his adult life to sufficiently complete the project to his personal satisfaction. His three major findings and irrefutable conclusions, following three decades of scientific research, are summarized in The Five Sources of Human Hope: Mirror of Our Humanity. Obayuwana thoroughly explains where, how,

Northern Passage

Northern Passage
  • Author : Robert Jarvenpa
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release : 23 February 1998
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What is it like living among and learning about the cultural realities of other people for the first time? Northern Passage uses the motif of apprenticeship to reveal the humbling, childlike quest of the novice ethnographer, on the one hand, and the trials of an active participant learning the intricacies of bush life and livelihood from subarctic Indian hunting partners and teachers, on the other hand. In the process, Jarvenpas reflexive narrative presents a compelling vision of northern Dene or

The Cibecue Apache

The Cibecue Apache
  • Author : Keith H. Basso
  • Publisher : Waveland Press
  • Release : 01 February 1986
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Cultural anthropologist Keith H. Basso (1940–2013) was noted for his long-term research of the Western Apaches, specifically those from the modern community of Cibecue, Arizona, the site of his ethnographic and linguistic research for fifty-four years. One of his earliest works, The Cibecue Apache, has now been read by generations of students. It captures the true character of Apache culture not only because of its objective analyses and descriptions but also because of the author’s belief in allowing the people

Trickster

Trickster
  • Author : Eileen Kane
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 01 August 2010
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A young trainee anthropologist leaves her violent Mafia-run hometown—Youngstown, Ohio—to study an "exotic" group, the Paiute Indians of Nevada. This is 1964; she'll be "the expert," and they'll be "the subjects." The Paiute elders have other ideas. They'll be "the parents." They set themselves two tasks: to help her get a good grade on her project and to send her home quickly to her new bridegroom. They dismiss her research topic and introduce her instead to their spirit creature,

Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline, Second Edition

Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline, Second Edition
  • Author : Aihwa Ong
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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New edition of the classic ethnographic study of Malay women factory workers. In the two decades since its original publication, Spirits of Resistance and Capitalist Discipline has become a classic in the fields of anthropology, labor, gender and globalization studies. Based on intensive fieldwork, the book captures a moment of profound transformation for rural Muslim women even as their labor helped launch Malaysia’s rise as a tiger economy. Aihwa Ong’s analysis of the disruptions, conflicts, and ambivalences that

Epidemics and Society

Epidemics and Society
  • Author : Frank M. Snowden
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release : 22 October 2019
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A wide-ranging study that illuminates the connection between epidemic diseases and societal change, from the Black Death to Ebola This sweeping exploration of the impact of epidemic diseases looks at how mass infectious outbreaks have shaped society, from the Black Death to today. In a clear and accessible style, Frank M. Snowden reveals the ways that diseases have not only influenced medical science and public health, but also transformed the arts, religion, intellectual history, and warfare. A multidisciplinary and comparative

Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies
  • Author : William Golding
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 20 September 2012
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A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys' delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage

Dawn

Dawn
  • Author : Octavia E. Butler
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 24 July 2012
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An alien race calls on one woman to revive mankind after Earth’s apocalypse in this science fiction classic from the award-winning author of Parable of the Sower. Lilith Iyapo has just lost her husband and son when atomic fire consumes Earth—the last stage of the planet’s final war. Hundreds of years later Lilith awakes, deep in the hold of a massive alien spacecraft piloted by the Oankali—who arrived just in time to save humanity from extinction.