Practical and insightful, CLASSIC READINGS IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY is a concise and accessible reader that presents a core selection of historical and contemporary works. Carefully edited by established author Dr. Gary Ferraro, this edition includes four new classic readings. Readings are organized... more
The book begins with an introduction to the field of cultural anthropology and the contributions made to research, followed by readings grouped under eight key concept areas taught in the introductory course: Perspectives on Culture; Language and Communication; Economics and Ecology; Marriage and th... more
The fourth edition features new articles on Perspectives on Culture, Politics and Social Control, Supernatural Beliefs, and Culture Change.