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Anthropology By R. R. (Robert Ranulph) Marett
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Anthropology is the study of humans and their societies in the past and present. Its main subdivisions are social anthropology and cultural anthropology, which describes the workings of societies... More > around the world, linguistic anthropology, which investigates the influence of language in social life, and biological or physical anthropology, which concerns long-term development of the human organism. Archaeology, which studies past human cultures through investigation of physical evidence, is thought of as a branch of anthropology in the United States, while in Europe, it is viewed as a discipline in its own right, or grouped under other related disciplines such as history.The abstract noun anthropology is first attested in reference to history. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropology Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
An Intoduction to Social Anthropology By Dr. A.A. GADWAL
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It is the book of sociology for students, research scholars, and teachers also. It's a reference book of sociology.
An Anthropological Approach to the study of Dyslexia By Pietro Passarelli
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This is an Undergraduate Dissertation done for a BA in Anthropology at Goldsmiths College of the University of London. It looks at the field of dyslexia from an anthropological perspective, raising... More > fruitful insights both for anthropology but also for cross discipline approaches.< Less
An Anthropological Approach to the study of Dyslexia By Pietro Passarelli
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This is an Undergraduate Dissertation done for a BA in Anthropology at Goldsmiths College of the University of London. It looks at the field of dyslexia from an anthropological perspective, raising... More > fruitful insights both for anthropology but also for cross discipline approaches.< Less
The Anthropological History of Europe By John Beddoe
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A series of lectures by Britain’s foremost anthropologist and craniologist provides a sweeping view of European racial history from Russia to Iceland, and from Scandinavia to Sicily. It... More > includes an analysis of the different European sub-races, the “Aryan origin” theory, an overview of European Jewry and a prognosis of the racial future. “There are assuredly diversities of gifts pertaining to diverse breeds of men; and unless we are all reduced to the dull dead level of socialism, we shall continue to stand in need of all these gifts.” “And I have myself seen, mixing with men whose eyes and complexion betrayed the Mongoloid strain, Tartars whose eyes, hair, complexion, and features would have passed muster among ourselves. It had for me a kind of pathetic interest to look at these men, to recognise their kindly blood, to know that the nationality they once belonged to had passed away and been forgotten, and that to which they now adhered was in progress to extinction.”< Less
The Anthropological History of Europe By John Beddoe
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A series of lectures by Britain’s foremost anthropologist and craniologist provides a sweeping view of European racial history from Russia to Iceland, and from Scandinavia to Sicily. It... More > includes an analysis of the different European sub-races, the “Aryan origin” theory, an overview of European Jewry and a prognosis of the racial future. “There are assuredly diversities of gifts pertaining to diverse breeds of men; and unless we are all reduced to the dull dead level of socialism, we shall continue to stand in need of all these gifts.” “And I have myself seen, mixing with men whose eyes and complexion betrayed the Mongoloid strain, Tartars whose eyes, hair, complexion, and features would have passed muster among ourselves. It had for me a kind of pathetic interest to look at these men, to recognise their kindly blood, to know that the nationality they once belonged to had passed away and been forgotten, and that to which they now adhered was in progress to extinction.”< Less
Paranthropology: Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal By Edited by Jack Hunter
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We are living in a complicated period in relation to our understanding of 'extraordinary' phenomena. Naive materialist approaches are more assertive than ever, in anthropology and in the world more... More > generally. At the same time, the taboos against admitting to the reality of the paranormal are weakening. There is a growing body of writing which takes the paranormal and extraordinary seriously, while bringing to it the same academic standards that any other subject matter would require. This is a valuable and important development, and it helps open the way to new modes of understanding in the sciences and social sciences that will not reject scientific rationality, but expand that rationality so as to include more of the world of human experience. The articles in this Paranthropology reader provide important clues and suggestions, along with rigorous argument, to help us in exploring what is likely to be a major area of anthropological engagement in coming years. Dr.Geoffrey Samuel, Cardiff University< Less
Paranthropology: Anthropological Approaches to the Paranormal By Edited by Jack Hunter
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We are living in a complicated period in relation to our understanding of 'extraordinary' phenomena. Naive materialist approaches are more assertive than ever, in anthropology and in the world more... More > generally. At the same time, the taboos against admitting to the reality of the paranormal are weakening. There is a growing body of writing which takes the paranormal and extraordinary seriously, while bringing to it the same academic standards that any other subject matter would require. This is a valuable and important development, and it helps open the way to new modes of understanding in the sciences and social sciences that will not reject scientific rationality, but expand that rationality so as to include more of the world of human experience. The articles in this Paranthropology reader provide important clues and suggestions, along with rigorous argument, to help us in exploring what is likely to be a major area of anthropological engagement in coming years. Dr.Geoffrey Samuel, Cardiff University.< Less
Society and Culture Undergraduate Research Forum, Spring 2009 By SSU Anthropology Club
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An anthology of research conducted by Sonoma State University undergraduate students in the School of Social Sciences.
Society and Culture Undergraduate Research Forum, Spring 2009 By SSU Anthropology Club
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An anthology of research conducted by Sonoma State University undergraduate students in the School of Social Sciences.