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Why humans have cultures : explaining anthropology and social diversity

Responsibility Michael Carrithers
Series OPUS
Oxford paperbacks
Material Type Book
Publisher Oxford, England ; New York : Oxford University Press
Year 1992
Language English
Size xi, 217 p. ; 20 cm
Abstract Why Humans Have Cultures examines three basic questions: what unity underlies human cultural diversity? What are the origins of that diversity? How can we understand it? The author argues that it is ...he ways in which people interact--rather than technological advances--that have been of crucial importance in human history. In this thought-provoking book, Carrithers draws on ancient and contemporary examples to show how this perspective forms a solid foundation for the study of culture, society, and history. show more

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DESIGN LIBRARY, 3rd floor 072032194006070 389/C22 1992

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Notes Includes bibliography (p.[205]-209) and index
Authors *Carrithers, Michael
Subjects LCSH:Anthropology
LCSH:Culture
LCSH:Social evolution
Classification LCC:GN25
DC20:306
NDC6:389
ID 1000990571
ISBN 9780192892119
NCID BA18974577
Vol ISBN:9780192892119 ; PRICE:£25.00 ; XISBN:0192892118
Created Date 2009.09.16
Modified Date 2009.09.16

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