Results 1 – 19 of 19 Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge, 13th Edition by William A. Haviland, Harald E. L. Prins, Bunny McBride, Dana Walrath and a. : Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge, 13th Edition. William A. Haviland, Harald E. L. Prins, Bunny McBride, Dana Walrath. Published . William A. Haviland; Harald E. L. Prins; Bunny McBride; Dana Walrath Cultural CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THE HUMAN CHALLENGE, 13TH EDITION.
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Haviland is Professor Emeritus at the University of Vermont, where he founded the Department of Anthropology and taught for thirty-two years. He holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. He has carried out original research in archaeology in Guatemala and Vermont; ethnography in Maine and Vermont; and physical anthropology in Guatemala.
This work has been the basis of numerous publications in various national and international books and journals, as well as in media intended for the general public. His books include The Original Vermonters, co-authored with Marjorie Power, and a technical monograph on ancient Maya settlement.
He also served as consultant for the havilane telecourse, Faces of Culture, and is co-editor of the series Tikal Reports, published by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Besides his teaching and writing, Dr. Haviland has lectured to numerous professional as well as non-professional audiences in Canada, Mexico, Lesotho, South Africa, and Spain, as well as in the United States. A staunch anthropoloyy of indigenous rights, he served as expert witness for the Missisquoi Abenakis of Vermont in an important court case over aboriginal fishing rights.
Awards received by Dr. Now retired from teaching, he continues his research, writing, and lecturing from the coast of Maine. His most recent book is At the Place of the Lobsters and Crabs Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Explore the most fascinating, creative, dangerous, and complex species alive today: With this text you will discover the different ways humans face the challenge of existence, the connection between biology and culture in the shaping of human beliefs and behavior, and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world.
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Alexis Gray is amazing and she’s super-duper cool. Anthropology is a fascinating subject in general and the way this text is organized, along with the included articles, is ideal for energetic and passionate professors. I have kept this book because of the wonderful memories I made with the other students on occasions in which we studied and discussed our favorite parts of each chapter. If you’re in the market for this book then prepare yourself for the best time you’ll have this semester or quarter.
I’ve read about three fourths of the book now and I am not impressed. The topic is quite interesting but the content of the book is not all that engaging.
The chapter summaries are fairly decent for reviewing though. I am not a fan of the magazine style text books that social science classes seem to love.
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The CD-Rom has a bunch of links to webpages that are no longer there making most of the disc worthless. Hopefully your professors realize this more than mine does Shortly after the author refers to Christianity as a superstition which from an anthropological viewpoint is probably the way to refer to it as all religions he quotes the Bible probably without realizing it In general, a boring and underwhelming look on a very interesting topic.
Textbook Binding Verified Purchase. This book was a requirement for a class. I was disappointed to find out that it was missing some chapters, from page ? Had to purchase for an anthropology course easy to read and very interesting.
It’s also good to know that America is not the center of the world and other cultures have something good to offer if your mind is open. I used this book in my first Anthropology class and this book helped me get interested in the field. It provided so many great insights and information about other cultures, without being elitist.
Definitely would recommend for any Cultural Anthropology class! Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
I needed this for school, it was fine for what i needed it for. This book was a pain to get through but it had everything I needed to pass my anthropology class. It also saved me a couple hundred because I didn’t have to buy it new.
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