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By Holly Peters-Golden

perfect for any cultural anthropology path, this short number of ethnographic case stories exposes scholars to fifteen diversified cultures. The teams chosen are peoples whose conventional cultures are uniquely their very own. each one has particular styles and practices; every one has confronted the problem of an encroaching international, with differing effects. in addition, they generally give you the best illustrations of significant options in introductory anthropology path together with Azande witchcraft, Ju/’hoansi egalitarianism, Trobriand kula alternate, and Minangkabau matriliny. As such, this quantity can stand on my own as an advent to primary ethnographic suggestions via those 15 societies, or function a helpful better half to anthropology texts. the various peoples offered are curious about the diaspora; a few fight to maintain outdated methods in new locations. All sketches stick with a logical, constant association that makes it effortless for college kids to appreciate significant subject matters similar to heritage, subsistence, sociopolitical association, trust structures, marriage, kinship, and modern issues.

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