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Anthropology of the Self

Brian Morris

Anthropology of the Self

the individual in cultural perspective

by Brian Morris

  • 220 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Pluto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self.,
  • Individuality.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Morris.
    SeriesAnthropology, Culture & Society Series
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(256)p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16261815M
    ISBN 100745308589

    Through the comparative study of different cultures, anthropology explores fundamental questions about what it means to be human. It seeks to understand how culture both shapes societies, from the smallest island in the South Pacific to the largest Asian metropolis, and affects the way institutions work, from scientific laboratories to Christian : Prof. Graham Jones. Welcome to Perspectives and Open Access Anthropology! We are delighted to bring to you this novel textbook, a collection of chapters on the essential topics in cultural anthropology. Different from other introductory textbooks, this book is an edited volume with each chapter written by a different author. Each author has written from their.

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