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Culture, People, Nature:
An Introduction to General Anthropology (7th Edition)

by Marvin Harris

ISBN 0673990931 / 9780673990938 / 0-673-99093-1
Publisher Pearson
Language English
Edition Softcover
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Professor Harris  the leading theorist in cultural materialism  bases this comprehensive work on the perspective of thematic and theoretical coherence, giving the book depth and continuity. Speaking directly to students, helpful chapter introductions and end-of-chapter summaries focus on key points before and after reading each chapter. This seventh edition includes meticulous updating of research and scholarship, especially in the very active field of physical anthropology and archaeology. A new feature  America Now Updates  turns an anthropological eye on the contemporary U.S., emphasizing the comparative aspects of anthropology and making the discipline relevant to students.