Seeing Anthropology continues to be the only cultural anthropology text available that allows for easy integration of ethnographic films into the introductory cultural anthropology course.
This text truly incorporates films within the text by blending textbook content with sixteen ethnographic film clips that are put in the hands of students.
One reviewer says, “The greatest strengths of this text are its unique and skillful use of film clips to enhance student learning…I can think of no better way to extend student learning in anthropology than the use of films.”
A selection of papers presented at a symposium at the eleventh International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences in 1982, summarizing what the participants view to be important directions for growth and development in material studies and highlighting exciting recent material culture research.
Drawing on a wide range of historical sources presenting both emic and etic views, this book offers an insight into aspects of social life among the Uyghur in pre-socialist Xinjiang and substantiates the concept of tradition which modern Uyghurs draw upon to construct their ethnic identity.
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