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Thinking Like an Anthropologist

A Practical Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

by John Omohundro

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Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English


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Number of Pages464
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Open LibraryOL7307151M
ISBN 100073195804
ISBN 109780073195803

Machine derived contents note: Thinking Like An Anthropologist: A Practical Introduction to Cultural Anthropology John T. Omohundro SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, Department of Anthropology SUNY Potsdam Table of Contents List of Figures Using This Book: The Anthropological Questions Notes and Queries, Part I. Thinking like an anthropologist means stopping to consider our common-sense categories in critical, comparative, and historically informed ways. Matthew Engelke's admirably lucid book gives us the tools we need (James Clifford, author of Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century) A terrific introduction to the field/5(32).

Thinking Like an Anthropologist的书评 (全部 14 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 栩栩 北京大学出版社版Author: John Omohundro.   Think Like an Anthropologist sets forth the anthropological sensibility as a mode of thinking that might encourage us to better appreciate the complexity and diversity of the modern world (Lamorna Ash TLS) Informing -- and perhaps occasionally startling readers who aren't themselves anthropologists -- is a profoundly important goal/5(31).

  How to Think Like an Anthropologist is intended for a “a wider audience, a wider public” to anthropology, to quote Engelke in his acknowledgments section. Doing this Author: Barbara J. King.   We are reminded that our own modes of thinking or being in the world exist alongside many other alternatives. Above all, How to Think Like an Anthropologist accomplishes what it sets out to do in a clear and elegant way. It is an excellent introduction to the discipline and will be equally suited to the student of anthropology or the general.


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"Thinking like an anthropologist is a great way to question your taken-for-granted assumptions. We all have 'common sense,' of course, but what anthropology teaches you is how varied this can be. How to Think Like an Anthropologist - Kindle edition by Engelke, Matthew.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading How to Think Like an Anthropologist/5(13).

Thinking like an anthropologist means stopping to consider our common-sense categories in critical, comparative, and historically informed ways. Matthew Engelke's admirably lucid book gives us the tools we need."—James Clifford, author of Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First CenturyReleased on: Febru This book is less how to think like an anthropologist and more how do some anthropologists think, and what do other anthropologists think about that, and so on.

Which isnt a bad thing, but it goes into the history of anthropology and various examples and at times it just seems to get lost a bit/5. How to Think Like an Anthropologist is a clinic in smooth transitions Thinking Like an Anthropologist book each section and chapter smoothly moving into the next which pulls the reader in and makes them want to continue reading.

Of course, the excellent writing would be for naught without excellent content and this book delivers in droves. Found in every chapter, the two-part challenge, Thinking Like An Anthropologist, invites the student to exercise their own anthropological IQ.

The first part presents students with a concrete ethnographic situation and several proposed questions for further inquiry. The questions serve as a model for thinking anthropologically about the scenario. Thinking Like an Anthropologist book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

This exciting new text teases out the common core of /5. The value in thinking like an anthropologist is the value in coming to question what you take for granted and what goes without saying—what’s assumed to matter.

So, yes, I shy away in the book from having a lot of cases that are organized around, say, development projects, where people might think, Oh, this is a concrete way of making the. This book shows that thinking like an anthropologist is something that we should all do more often, but anthropologists should also remember the advice of George Orwell and keep it simple when they write.

Simon Underdown is senior lecturer in biological anthropology at Oxford Brookes University. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Thinking Like an Anthropologist by John Omohundro, JanuMcGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages edition, Paperback in English - Cited by: 8. • Think Like an Anthropologist is published by Pelican. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders : PD Smith.

Matthew Engelke’s book is an intriguing invitation to demystify the oddity and weirdness of anthropological thinking.

Discover the world's research 17+ million membersAuthor: Younes Saramifar. Facts is your complete guide to Thinking Like an Anthropologist, A Practical Introduction to Cultural Anthropology. In this book, you will learn topics such as Three The Holistic Question, Four The Comparative Question, Five The Temporal Question, and Six The Bio-Cultural Question plus much Author: CTI Reviews.

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Thinking like an anthropologist is something that we should all do more often -- Simon Underdown * Times Higher Education * An affable introduction to the discipline -- James Ryerson * New York Times Book Review * Informing -- and perhaps occasionally startling readers who aren't themselves anthropologists -- is a profoundly important goal/5().

Thinking like an anthropologist means stopping to consider our common-sense categories in critical, comparative, and historically informed ways. Matthew Engelke's admirably lucid book gives us the tools we need."—James Clifford, author of Returns: Brand: Princeton University Press.

Thinking like an anthropologist means stopping to consider our common-sense categories in critical, comparative, and historically informed ways. Matthew Engelke's admirably lucid book gives us the tools we need (James Clifford, author of Returns: Becoming Indigenous in the Twenty-First Century)/5(31).

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How to Think Like an Anthropologist Book Description: From an award-winning anthropologist, a lively accessible, and at times irreverent introduction to the subject. Read "How to Think Like an Anthropologist" by Matthew Engelke available from Rakuten Kobo.

From an award-winning anthropologist, a lively accessible, and at times irreverent introduction to the subject What is a Brand: Princeton University Press. Praise for the UK edition: "How to Think Like an Anthropologist is a terrific introduction to the field.

Beautifully written, winningly told, and provocative, the book captures the basic feature of the discipline: that anthropology is a way of seeing and thinking.

Anthropology invites you to see yourself as someone else might see you/5().Start studying Thinking Like an Anthropologist. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.