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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

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Asking Questions About Cultural Anthropology: A Concise Introduction

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$53.95

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780197618875
Paperback
January 2022

This innovative and celebrated brief cultural anthropology text stimulates students' anthropological imaginations by encouraging them to ask anthropological questions.

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Asking Questions About Cultural Anthropology: A Concise Introduction

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$44.99

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780197618882
Looseleaf
January 2022

This innovative and celebrated brief cultural anthropology text stimulates students' anthropological imaginations by encouraging them to ask anthropological questions.

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Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume I: Methodologies, Institutional Structures, and Policies

Retail Price to Students:

$35.00

Beverley Diamond and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco

9780197517611
Paperback
March 2021

Transforming Ethnomusicology aims to deepen and broaden dialogues about social engagement within the discipline of ethnomusicology.

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Transforming Ethnomusicology Volume II: Political, Social & Ecological Issues

Retail Price to Students:

$35.00

Beverley Diamond and Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco

9780197517567
Paperback
March 2021

Transforming Ethnomusicology aims to deepen and broaden dialogues about social engagement within the discipline of ethnomusicology.

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Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$66.99

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780197522936
Looseleaf
November 2020

The third edition of this innovative and celebrated text employs a questions-based approach, emphasizes critical thinking and active learning, and demonstrates how cultural anthropology is relevant in today's world

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Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.99

Robert L. Welsch and Luis A. Vivanco

9780197522929
Paperback
November 2020

The third edition of this innovative and celebrated text employs a questions-based approach, emphasizes critical thinking and active learning, and demonstrates how cultural anthropology is relevant in today's world

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Anthropology: What Does it Mean to Be Human?

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$66.99

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780197534441
Looseleaf
October 2020

An accessible, affordable question-oriented approach that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world

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Anthropology: What Does it Mean to Be Human?

Fifth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$89.94

Robert H. Lavenda and Emily A. Schultz

9780197534434
Paperback
October 2020

An accessible, affordable question-oriented approach that shows students the relevance of anthropology in today's world

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Global Nomads: An Ethnography of Migration, Islam, and Politics in West Africa

Retail Price to Students:

$19.99

Susanna Fioratta

9780197510216
Paperback
May 2020

This absorbing ethnography investigates how mobility abroad shapes belonging at home and shows that political and economic motivations to migrate are important--but they are only part of the story

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Indebted: An Ethnography of Despair and Resilience in Greece's Second City

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$19.99

Kathryn A. Kozaitis

9780190090142
Paperback
January 2020

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

The first and only full-length ethnography of an urban middle-class in Greece, and the global-local articulations of the financial crisis and societal transformations

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Burning at Europe's Borders: An Ethnography on the African Migrant Experience in Morocco

Retail Price to Students:

$19.99

Isabella Alexander-Nathani

9780190074647
Paperback
January 2020

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

Exposes the world's largest migrant and refugee crises at Europe's southernmost borders in North Africa

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Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries: Science and Pseudoscience in Archaeology

Tenth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.99

Kenneth L. Feder

9780190096410
Paperback
December 2019

A humorous yet informative and scientific text that helps students to critically debunk archaeological myths

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Labor and Legality: An Ethnography of a Mexican Immigrant Network, 10th Anniversary Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$19.99

Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz

9780190076474
Paperback
November 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

The Tenth Anniversary Edition of this brief, engaging ethnography on undocumented Mexican workers in America engages contemporary debates on immigration policy

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Marriage After Migration: An Ethnography of Money, Romance, and Gender in Globalizing Mexico

Retail Price to Students:

$19.99

Nora Haenn

9780190056018
Paperback
November 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

This compelling ethnographic study shows how migration transformed gender roles in an indigenous Mexican community and how its women shaped globalization without ever leaving home

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Serious Youth in Sierra Leone: An Ethnography of Performance and Global Connection

Retail Price to Students:

$19.99

Catherine Bolten

9780190886684
Paperback
October 2019

Issues of Globalization: Case Studies in Contemporary Anthropology

An ethnography of young men trying to make their way against generational preconceptions in post-war Sierra Leone

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Anthropology: Asking Questions About Human Origins, Diversity, and Culture

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$70.99

Robert L. Welsch, Luis A. Vivanco, and Agustín Fuentes

9780190057398
Looseleaf
September 2019

From the authors of the highly acclaimed Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity, this general anthropology text--cowritten with renowned scholar Agustín Fuentes--takes a holistic approach that emphasizes critical thinking, active learning, and applying anthropology to solve contemporary human problems

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Anthropology: Asking Questions About Human Origins, Diversity, and Culture

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$94.99

Robert L. Welsch, Luis A. Vivanco, and Agustín Fuentes

9780190057374
Paperback
September 2019

From the authors of the highly acclaimed Cultural Anthropology: Asking Questions About Humanity, this general anthropology text--cowritten with renowned scholar Agustín Fuentes--takes a holistic approach that emphasizes critical thinking, active learning, and applying anthropology to solve contemporary human problems

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The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory

Eighth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$99.99

Kenneth L. Feder

9780190059934
Paperback
September 2019

Newly updated, this celebrated text introduces students to "the big picture" view of human prehistory by personalizing the past and making it relevant to today's students

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Archaeology and Humanity's Story: A Brief Introduction to World Prehistory

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$84.99

Deborah I. Olszewski

9780190930127
Paperback
September 2019

A brief introduction to the archaeological past through key concepts and case studies

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Cultural Anthropology: Contemporary, Public, and Critical Readings

Second Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.99

Keri Vacanti Brondo

9780190925239
Paperback
August 2019

An inclusive, contemporary cultural anthropology reader with an emphasis on public and critical selections

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