American Mosaic: Selected Readings on America's

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DVD 7843 An anthropological documentary film examining the history, customs and environment of the Mojo Indians living in Moxos, Bolivia.1984. In particular, social sciences often develop statistical descriptions rather than the general laws derived in physics or chemistry, or they may explain individual cases through more general principles, as in many fields of psychology. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology emphasizes "public" anthropology, meaning that anthropology students will be encouraged to share anthropological perspectives and insights with the general public and use anthropological theories, methods, and concepts to help solve contemporary problems and issues.

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Bundist Counterculture Interwar Poland (Modern Jewish

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J.: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, c1998. 1 videocassette (41 min.) Abstract: Documents the ritual of female genital mutilation (female circumcision), practiced among some African groups. It seems impossible that one can have a calm discussion about immigration today, without all sorts of agendas, assumptions, insinuations and recriminations coming into play. Not surprisingly, prophets are usually outside of the priesthood and are seen by priests as irritating, disruptive trouble-makers.

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Mmama Tells Stories: How Tortoise Got its Shell Cracked,

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They introduce the new set of boxes in the first chap­ter, and every other chapter has an extract from a "portrait" of a different culture. He gets different views from persons of different status, and their appraisal of his status may influence their responses; he finds that the same person may alter his view in the passage of time and through change of circumstance. In geographical terms there is particular emphasis on South and East Asia and the Pacific and on Latin America.

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Visualizing Spanish Modernity

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This course examines economic systems from a global ethnological perspective, taking as its key points of reference the topics of gifts, debt, credit, money, and value. H65 1995 How cultures are studied [videorecording] / Coast Telecourses; produced by the Coast Community College in cooperation with Holt, Rinehart and Winston ... [et al.]; producer, Ira R. Discusses the intersection of food and justice. Equally as important, however, the sort of arguments used by phenomenologists and existentialists to query the availability of objective viewpoints can be reapplied here.

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The Power at the End of the Economy

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M4 E95 1987 Evolution of society[videorecording]/produced by Productions Coscient, Inc., in association with Canal Vie .... [et al.] Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1999. 5 videocassettes (53 min. ea.) Narrator, George Morris. Marvin Harris' explanation for why Muslims and Jews dislike pigs? -The pig is ill-adapted to the hot, dry climate in the so called biblical land (Middle East) Comparing bath times around the world (culture and cleanliness at work).

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The Golden Bough: A Study of Magic and Religion

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This constant human movement has left its traces in one fundamental element of our physical beings: our genes. On the basis of readings, the armchair anthropologist wrote books that compiled findings on particular topics, such as religion. Non-material culture is made up of things you cannot see or touch; like language, music, stories, science, customs, and religious beliefs. Some critics of cultural pluralism say it threatens to divide American culture into more isolated units and, if pursued vigorously, could produce a more entrenched “bunker mentality," defined in Merriam-Webster as members of a minority group being so sensitized to prejudice that they become self-righteously intolerant of any type of criticism.

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New History of the Isle of Man Vol. 5: The Modern Period,

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Having an idea that you cannot express clearly and concisely is little better than not having the idea at all. Now I'm second-guessing my memory, but I thought they said they wanted to finalize either short lists and visits/or hires before the end of the semester, but it is now awfully close and I haven't heard any updates. There are a number of other groups of people in East Africa who engaged in cattle raiding, but who have not generated champion runners. Documents how the mine is central to life in Potosí and how tourism in the region promises to bring in additional revenue to compensate for the 'dying' mountain. 2005. 41 min.

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Anglo-America and its Discontents: Civilizational Identities

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He worked on a remote group of Pacific islands, The Trobriands, and lived for long periods among the people he was studying and made their lives intelligible to the West. 1990. 52 min. Darwin argued that man is an animal and has many of the same instincts and needs as do other social animals. They describe what anthropology is and how cultural anthropologists do research: Chapter 1: The Culturama on San peoples of Southern Africa shows the links between local peoples environmental knowledge and the interests of international pharmaceutical companies.

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What's So Funny?: Humor in American Culture (American

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Meanwhile, in the far northeast, in Badaḵšān Barfield studied an Arab group, and Shahrani worked among the Qirḡiz. Based on "A Silent childhood" by Russ Rymer, published in the New Yorker. Your company might still believe there’s not enough time or money to do research right. A prominent role was played by the methodological device of survivals, that is, the persistence of institutions in a later stage which gave some evidence of their origin at an earlier stage.

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Neoliberal Frontiers: An Ethnography of Sovereignty in West

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Anthropology is one of the youngest of the social sciences, but it shares with the others certain basic assumptions about the nature of knowledge. For Freud, the part of the mind that is accessible to consciousness is but the tip of a large iceberg; the hidden remainder, which influences the conscious, is the unconscious. A university acquisition that was years in the making is now giving students a chance to study non-Western folk art--and unravel the mind of a collector. A course in statistics is required so students will be able to interpret research findings.

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