A newer edition of this book is available for ordering at the following web address : https: // Luke Eric Lassiter’s concise. In this concise introduction to cultural anthropology, now in its 4th edition, Lassiter takes a fresh and accessible approach to stimulating student interest in the. Invitation to Anthropology has 82 ratings and 6 reviews. Fox said: This is one of many textbooks for my Anthropology course. The book was not only an.

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Invitation to Anthropology

His aim seems to be to tell readers about the field he clearly loves in a way that might lead them to love it too. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: He reveals cultural anthropology as a discipline concerned with the present day and the future and with regular people in developed countries such as the U.


On Religion; Afterword; Glossary. I would absolutely recommend it to colleagues. Aug 22, Krystl Louwagie rated it liked it. Anthropology and Culture; Chapter 3: As for the actual book, if it wasn’t for a class, I would skip it. Luke Eric Lassiter Find more information about: You may send this item to up to five recipients.

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Required reading for class. This is easy to understand. The book is anyhropology much a textbook and very much intended for undergraduates with no prior knowledge of anthropology — but Lassiter doesn’t anthropologu his audience like quiz- and GPA-focused dolts.

Invitation to Anthropology

Sex, Power, and Inequality: Books by Luke Eric Lassiter. It started my itch to read more about anthropology, but I was about to graduate from college.

The author is a professor and anthropologist who has published two books based on his fieldwork with the Kiowa people in the U. On Marriage, Family, and Kinship; Chapter 7: The E-mail message field is required. On Marriage, Family, and Kinship; Chapter 7: A Short Story Chapter 2. Part Athropology focuses on the underlying assumptions and concepts that have driven anthropological theory and practice since its modern inception.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Crystal rated it really liked it Sep 18, Document, Internet resource Document Type: Nov 24, Mark Fitzpatrick rated it it was ok Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Gone are the dated assumptions of race, language, culture, yet he maintains the best that anthropology has to offer lasister terms of the four-field approach, a commitment to the beauty of human diversity.

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This is one of many textbooks for my Anthropology course. I will be using it again this fall and I would absolutely recommend it to colleagues. Keila rated it really liked it May 02,