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By William A. Haviland, Harald E. L. Prins, Dana Walrath, Bunny McBride

ISBN-10: 0495095591

ISBN-13: 9780495095590

Discover the main attention-grabbing, artistic, harmful, and complicated species alive this present day: you and your pals within the worldwide village. With compelling images, enticing examples, and choose experiences by means of anthropologists in far-flung areas, the authors of ANTHROPOLOGY: The Human problem offer a holistic view of anthropology that will help you make experience of modern day international. With this article you can find the several methods people face the problem of lifestyles, the relationship among biology and tradition within the shaping of human habit, and the influence of globalization on peoples and cultures all over the world.

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A discussion on modernization touches on the issue of self-determination among indigenous peoples and highlights two contrasting cases: Skolt Lapp reindeer herders in Finland, and Shuar Indians of Ecuador. Also featured is the historical profi le of applied or practical anthropology and the emergence of action or advocacy anthropology in collaboration with indigenous societies, ethnic minorities, and other besieged or repressed groups. The chapter’s last pages discuss globalization as a worldwide process of accelerated modernization in which all parts of the earth are becoming interconnected in one vast, interrelated, and all-encompassing system.

As well, there is a clear examination of the complex relationship between food production and population growth. xxxii Preface Chapter 11: The Emergence of Cities and States This chapter on cities and states draws parallels between ancient and modern cities while exploring the origins of this very human way of life. A new Globalscape feature explores the effects of the war in Iraq on the precious Mesopotamian artifacts that were housed in the National Museum in Baghdad and a recent sting operation used to reclaim some of these Mesopotamian wonders in New York City.

Francis/Sokoki Band in 1996, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Research on Vermont in 2006. Now retired from teaching, he continues his research, writing, and lecturing from the coast of Maine. HARALD E. L. , New School 1988) is a University Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at Kansas State University and guest curator at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Born in The Netherlands, he studied at universities in Europe and the United States. He has done extensive fieldwork among indigenous peoples in South and North America, published dozens of articles in five languages, xlii Authors Bunny McBride, Dana Walrath, Harald Prins, and William Haviland co-edited some books, and authored “The Mi’kmaq: Resistance, Accommodation, and Cultural Survival” (1996).

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