This anthology surveys the type of readings that offer state-of-the-art scholar of cultural anthropology with a main creation to the sector. the gathering constitutes an invaluable supplement to any easy introductory textual content. the articles transcend didactic dialogue and assessment of ideas, phrases, theories,and rules. extra decisions deal with well timed material in a student-Oriented demeanour. Many anthropologists whose articles are integrated during this anthology are famous as pioneers within the box of cultural anthropology. Taken as a complete, this anthology serves to introduce first-Time scholars of cultural anthropology to the intensity and variety of the discipline.
David Julian Hodges, Ph.D. is professor of anthropology at Hunter collage of the town college of latest York, the place he has served with contrast in numerous capacities: performing Dean, college of schooling; performing Chairperson, division of Black and Puerto Rican reviews; and President of the college. Dr. Hodges has performed ethnographic fieldwork one of the Cajuns of Southwestern Louisiana and the Iban of Borneo. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts measure from Morris Brown collage in Atlanta. He bought his Master's measure and Ph.D. from ny college, below the tutelage of anthropologist Ethel J. Alpenfels. Dr. Hodges additionally engaged in post-Doctoral reports at Harvard and Oxford universities.
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