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Introductory Anthropology Courses

 

Welcome to our Introductory Anthropology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

Featured Titles

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Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780199925728
Paperback
November 2014

Using a question-based approach, this cultural anthropology text emphasizes critical thinking, active learning, and applying anthropology to solve contemporary human problems

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Anthropology: What Does It Mean to be Human?

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780190210847
Paperback
November 2014

A question-oriented approach that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world

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Cultural Anthropology: A Perspective on the Human Condition

Ninth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Emily A. Schultz and Robert H. Lavenda

9780199350841
Paperback
November 2013

Taking a student-oriented, question-based approach, this introduction to cultural anthropology is the most affordable comprehensive text on the market

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Amazon Town: A Study of Human Life in the Tropics

Anniversary Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$24.95

Charles Wagley, Conrad Kottak, and Richard Pace

9780199335251
Paperback
November 2013

The classic ethnography of the Amazon, now updated and revised for today's students

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The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory

Sixth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$91.95

Kenneth L. Feder

9780199950737
Paperback
June 2013

A narrative of human prehistory that personalizes the past and makes it relevant to today's students

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Listen, Here is a Story: Ethnographic Life Narratives from Aka and Ngandu Women of the Congo Basin

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Bonnie L. Hewlett

9780199764235
Paperback
May 2012

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography on the lives of the foraging Aka and the farming Ngandu of the Central African Republic that explores women's roles in contemporary Africa.

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Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.95

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780195392876
Paperback
December 2011

A question-oriented approach that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world

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The Alternative Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

Jonathan Marks

9780195157031
Paperback
November 2010

A spirited introduction to biological anthropology that fosters a deeper understanding of core concepts and the ability to think critically

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Cuban Color in Tourism and La Lucha: An Ethnography of Racial Meaning

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

L. Kaifa Roland

9780199739660
Paperback
September 2010

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A brief, engaging ethnography on race and tourism in modern socialist Cuba that engages concepts of belonging and identity

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Labor and Legality: An Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network

Retail Price to Students:

$19.95

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780199739387
Paperback
August 2010

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

A brief, engaging ethnography on undocumented Mexican workers in America that engages contemporary debates on immigration policy

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Anthropology Unbound: A Field Guide to the 21st Century

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

E. Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem

9780199945870
Paperback
January 2010

An anthropological way of understanding our own society and the world at large

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Paradigms for Anthropology: An Ethnographic Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$39.95

E. Paul Durrenberger and Suzan Erem

9780199945894
Paperback
January 2010

From exotic to familiar settings, this anthology presents students with an overview of how anthropologists approach a variety of topics

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Exploring Biological Anthropology: An Integrated Lab Manual and Workbook

Retail Price to Students:

$62.95

Frank L'Engle Williams

9780195386851
Paperback
August 2009

A fresh approach that really focuses on the scientific method

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Prehistory: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

Chris Gosden

9780192803436
Paperback
September 2003

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Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

John Monaghan and Peter Just

9780192853462
Paperback
June 2000

An engaging overview of the field of anthropology, combining an accessible account of some of the discipline's guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work.

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