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Quantification in Cultural Anthropology

An Introduction to Research Design

by Allen W. Johnson

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Published by Stanford Univ Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical anthropology,
  • Methodology,
  • Ethnology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7928528M
    ISBN 100804709416
    ISBN 109780804709415

    Cultural anthropology addresses broad questions about what it means to be human in contemporary societies and cultures, as well as those of the recent past. Cultural anthropologists systematically explore topics such as technology and material culture, social organization, economies, political and legal systems, language, ideologies and. Cultural anthropology has four branches, e.g. linguistics and symbology, thought and art, economic anthropology and social anthropology. Social anthropology studies the different kinds of social life and its evolution. In this way, according to Dr. Majumdar, linguistics, symbology, economic anthropology and thought and art are outside the.

    Cultural anthropology, a major division of anthropology that deals with the study of culture in all of its aspects and that uses the methods, concepts, and data of archaeology, ethnography and ethnology, folklore, and linguistics in its descriptions and analyses of the diverse peoples of the world. Cultural Anthropology: Understanding a World in Transition uses anthropology's holistic and interdisciplinary approaches to present a world in transition. The book connects with theoretical ideas found in contemporary economics, political science, geography, psychology, history, .

    Cultural Anthropology offers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes of appreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropology Price: $ Cultural anthropology is one of the four major fields of anthropology (the others being biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology and archaeology). It emerged as an area of study after the era of European exploration when it became apparent around the .


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