Practical and accessible, this dictionary is designed to enlighten those newly engaged in anthropological study or seeking a quick guide to the field. * Fills a need for a beginner s pocket guide to the far-reaching and complex field of anthropology, including over 800 detailed entries and the intellectual background of terms * Written in plain, jargon-free language, for readers without extensive background in the field * Features brief, conceptual definitions of terms, bibliographical references to anthropological classics, related works for background reading and further research * The user-friendly format includes bold terms featured elsewhere in the book, extensive cross-references, and indexes of names, peoples, places and subjects * Incorporates related termilogy from allied fields such as sociology, ecomics and geography
Mike Morris is the anthropology subject consultant for Oxford University s Bodleian Libraries. For over 20 years, he has also managed the library at the Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology in Oxford.
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Sociology & Anthropology: Professional
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)