By Julia Morris

Printed: 2021

Publisher: Arctucus. London

Dimensions 26 × 22 × 3 cm

Language: English

Size (cminches): 26 x 22 x 3

Condition: As new  (See explanation of ratings)

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Softback. White cover with Colourful title and diagrams.

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Study the diverse cultures of the world and the common threads of humanity in this wonderfully visual guide to anthropology, covering everything you would find on a degree course.

A Degree in a Book: Anthropology dives deep into the study of human culture and societies. Discover the impact of language on understanding, how different societies approach family and kinship and how different cultures are studied, as well as how anthropology is used in our everyday lives – applied anthropology.

This accessible landscape-format guide is perfect for students and laypeople alike, featuring full-colour infographics, helpful flow charts, diagrams, summary sections and ideas for further reading. Including theories from Herodotus to Malinowski and Durkeim to de Waal, it covers all the major strands of anthropology that are studied today.

Subjects covered include:

• Fieldwork and Ethnography

• Biological Anthropology

• Language and Cognition

• Gifting and Economic Systems

• Exchange and Consumption

• Globalisation and Transnationalism

ABOUT THE SERIES: Get the knowledge of a degree for the price of a book in Arcturus Publishing’s A Degree in a Book series. Featuring flow charts, infographics, handy timelines, feature spreads and margin annotations, these landscape-format guides are perfect for anyone wishing to master seemingly complex subject with ease and enjoyment.

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