Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

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Using engaging stories and clear writing, HUMANITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Tenth Edition, introduces cultural anthropology within a solid framework centered on globalization and culture change. Peoples and Bailey focus on the social and cultural consequences of globalization, emphasizing culture change and world problems. The booka€™s engaging narrative provides new ways of looking at many of the challenges facing the world in this century. As you explore contemporary issues including recent debates on gay marriage, cultural and economic globalization, population growth, hunger, and the survival of indigenous cultures, you will gain a better understanding of the cultural information you need to successfully navigate in todaya€™s global economy. The authors emphasize the diversity of humanity and reveal why an appreciation and tolerance of cultural differences is critical in the modern world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.All Rights Reserved. ... We do not mean that Japanese culture is inherently better or worse than, say, French or Iranian culture. ... All the knowledge (information) you have in your head about how to communicate by talking is language.

Title:Humanity: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Author:James Peoples, Garrick Bailey
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01


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