Study Briefs


  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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Anthropology is the scientific study of humans, their existence and relationship with one another over time. Our Anthropology Study Brief provides a concise, conceptual overview of this interesting subject matter, including its various fields and methods of research, including archeological, biological, cultural, linguistic, medical and cultural. After this introductory overview, the focus of this Study Brief is the field of Cultural Anthropology, making this compact guide the ideal orientation for a student enrolled in an introductory course in Cultural Anthropology. It is also recommended as a convenient resource for anyone interested in attaining an enriched understanding of anthropology without having to browse numerous websites or plow through a lot of heavy textbooks. In an organized, easy-to-follow format, this Study Brief offers a clear, understandable summary of anthropological concepts and theories. A handy chart provides a review of the different theories of cultural anthropology that developed and evolved over time and the major figures who contributed to these various schools of thought. Quick access to definitions of key terms and simple explanations of foundational principles are supported by instructive examples and clarifying visuals. Individual sections focus on: culture, language, political organization, social organization, gender, religion, economic systems, race and ethnicity, arts, ethnology and contemporary culture change.

Topics Covered:

  • Fields of Anthropology
  • Theories of Cultural Anthropology
  • Culture
  • Language
  • Political Organization
  • Social Organization
  • Gender
  • Religion
  • Economic Systems
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Arts
  • Ethnology
  • Contemporary Culture Change
  • Online Resources

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