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Cultural Anthropology, 8th edition

  • Barbara D. Miller

Published by Pearson (May 6th 2016) - Copyright © 2017

8th edition

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Overview

REVEL™ for Cultural Anthropology presents a balanced introduction to the world’s cultures, focusing on how they interact and change. Author Barbara Miller provides many points where readers can interact with the material, and encourages students to think critically about other cultures as well as their own. Featuring the latest research and statistics throughout, REVEL for the eighth edition has been updated with contemporary examples of anthropology in action, addressing recent newsworthy events such as the Ebola epidemic.

REVEL is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students.

NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Table of contents

1. Anthropology and the Study of Culture
2. The Evolution of Humanity and Culture
3. Researching Culture
4. Making a Living
5. Consumption and Exchange
6. Reproduction and Human Development
7. Disease, Illness, and Healing
8. Kinship and Domestic Life
9. Social Groups and Social Stratification
10. Power, Politics, and Social Order
11. Communication
12. Religion
13. Expressive Culture
14. People on the Move
15. People Defining Development

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