21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook

21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook

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Request a free 30-day online trial at www.sagepub.com/freetrial Via 100 entries or qmini-chapters, q 21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of anthropology ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. This two-volume set provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source that serves their research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but in a clear, accessible style, devoid of jargon, unnecessary detail or density. Key Features- Emphasizes key curricular topics, making it useful for students researching for term papers, preparing for GREs, or considering topics for a senior thesis, graduate degree, or career.- Comprehensive, providing full coverage of key subthemes and subfields within the discipline, such as applied anthropology, archaeology and paleontology, sociocultural anthropology, evolution, linguistics, physical and biological anthropology, primate studies, and more.- Offers uniform chapter structure so students can easily locate key information, within these sections: Introduction, Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, Bibliography a Suggestions for Further Reading, and Cross References.- Available in print or electronically at SAGE Reference Online, providing students with convenient, easy access to its contents.The long history of digital devices for calculating with numbers, which led eventually to the development of computers, ... An abacus assists in a calculation; its stable structure makes its user follow the internal order of a particular numericalanbsp;...

Title:21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook
Author:H. James Birx
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2010-06-10


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