Introducing Cultural Anthropology

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Format: Paperback

Vendor: Baker Publishing Group

Publication Date: June 18, 2019


ISBN: 154096101X

ISBN-13: 9781540961013

Number of Pages: 304

Dimensions: 9.00 × 7.00 (inches)

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What is the role of culture in human experience? This concise yet solid introduction to cultural anthropology helps readers explore and understand this crucial issue from a Christian perspective. Now revised and updated throughout, this new edition of a successful textbook covers standard cultural anthropology topics with special attention given to cultural relativism, evolution, and missions. It also includes a new chapter on medical anthropology. Plentiful figures, photos, and sidebars are sprinkled throughout the text, and updated ancillary support materials and teaching aids are available through Baker Academic's Textbook eSources.

Author Info

Brian M. Howell (PhD, Washington University) is professor of anthropology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.

Jenell Paris (PhD, American University) is professor of anthropology at Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania.

Both authors regularly teach introductory anthropology courses.

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