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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Table of contents Part I. I would absolutely recommend it to colleagues. A Very Short Introductionand I was pretty happy with that too, but this book is much better. Praise from Previous Edition –James L.

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Trivia About Invitation to Ant Catherine rated it liked it Jan 29, Knowledge, Belief, and Disbelief: Showing of 12 reviews. I especially enjoyed the concrete examples he’s chosen — many of which are NOT about primitive tribal groups in distant jungles. Five stars were given for the condition and shipping.


Your request lasssiter send this item has been completed. The book is very much a textbook and very much intended for undergraduates with no prior knowledge of anthropology — but Lassiter doesn’t treat his audience like quiz- and GPA-focused dolts. He also explores how the anthropological perspective can be applied to real-world problems on the local, regional, and global scale. Boyd, Ball State University I was looking for a relatively small-sized text, so that other readings could be assigned; one that is not organized by ‘band, tribe, chiefdom, state’ and ‘hunters and gatherers, horticulturalists, etc.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Lots of researchers in journalism and invitatioon comm claim to use “ethnographic methods” and “participant observation. Brittany rated it did not like it May 13, Anthropology and Culture Chapter 3.

Anaiya rated it liked it Jun 03, Previous Edition Praise — Lee D. Tracykuehl rated it really liked it Feb 01, His message about the relevance of anthropology is timely and engaging, and illustrates the varied and valuable applications of the anthropological perspective for real world problems invjtation the local, regional, and global scale. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Please enter recipient anthro;ology address es.


Electronic books Additional Physical Format: We can notify you when this item is back in stock. On the Roots of Our World System 5. This was really a pleasure to read and didn’t make me feel guilty for atnhropology something that was dumbed down, because it didn’t feel dumbed down — just well edited. Anthropology, Culture, and Ethnography; Chapter 1: See all 12 reviews.

Boyd, Ball State University My students thoroughly enjoyed it and raved about its ease of use, its small size, fairly inexpensive cost, and more importantly, how clearly the concepts of cultural anthropology were presented.

This book is an ideal text for undergraduate students, and can be easily supplemented with case studies in anthropology.