Anthropology

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Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel

by Jared M Diamond

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book. A documentary based on the book and produced by the National Geographic Society was broadcast on PBS in July 2005.
Masks Of God

Masks Of God

by Joseph Campbell

Studies the development of man's philosophical views of supreme beings in primitive, Eastern, and Western culture.
The Blank Slate

The Blank Slate

by Steven Pinker

In The Blank Slate, Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading experts on language and the mind, explores the idea of human nature and its moral, emotional, and political colorings. With characteristic wit, lucidity, and insight, Pinker argues that the dogma that the mind has no innate traits-a doctrine held by many intellectuals during the past century-denies our common humanity and our individual preferences, replaces objective analyses of social problems with feel-good slogans, and distorts our... Read more about this item
The Chalice and The Blade

The Chalice and The Blade

by Riane Eisler

Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy.
A History Of the World In 100 Objects

A History Of the World In 100 Objects

by Neil MacGregor

The blockbuster New York Times bestseller and the companion volume to the wildly popular radio series Neil MacGregor has blazed an unusual path to international renown. As director of the British Museum, he organized an exhibit that aimed to tell the history of humanity through the stories of one hundred objects made, used, venerated, or discarded by man. The exhibit and its accompanying BBC radio series broke broadcasting records and MacGregor’s book became a bestselling sensation on both sides of... Read more about this item
Never In Anger

Never In Anger

by Jean L Briggs

Anthropologist Jean Briggs spent seventeen months living on a remote Arctic shore as the \\\"adopted daughter\\\" of an Eskimo family. Through vignettes of daily life she unfolds a warm and perceptive tale of the behavioral patterns of the Utku, their way of training children, and their handling of deviations from desired behavior.
Book Of the Hopi

Book Of the Hopi

by Frank Waters

In this unique collection, some thirty Hopi elders reveal for the first time in written form the Hopi world-view.
The Serpent and The Rainbow

The Serpent and The Rainbow

by Davis Wade


In April 1982, ethnobotanist Wade Davis arrived in Haiti to investigate two documented cases of zombis -- people who had reappeared in Haitian society years after they had been officially declared dead and had been buried. Drawn into a netherworld of rituals and celebrations, Davis penetrated the vodoun mystique deeply enough to place zombification in its proper context within vodoun culture. In the course of his investigation, Davis came to realize that the story of vodoun is the history of Haiti --... Read more about this item
The World Until Yesterday

The World Until Yesterday

by Jared Diamond

The bestselling author of Collapse and Guns, Germs and Steel surveys the history of human societies to answer the question: What can we learn from traditional societies that can make the world a better place for all of us? Most of us take for granted the features of our modern society, from air travel and telecommunications to literacy and obesity. Yet for nearly all of its six million years of existence, human society had none of these things. While the gulf that divides us from our primitive... Read more about this item
The Kon-Tiki Expedition

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

by Thor Heyerdahl

Gift

Gift

by Marcel Mauss

Shamanism

Shamanism

by Mircea Eliade

Nisa

Nisa

by Marjorie Shostak

Purity and Danger

Purity and Danger

by Mary Douglas

Ishi In Two Worlds

Ishi In Two Worlds

by Theodora Kroeber

Africa Adorned

Africa Adorned

by Angela Fisher

Steps To an Ecology Of Mind

Steps To an Ecology Of Mind

by Gregory Bateson

The Great Mother

The Great Mother

by Erich Neumann

Anthropology Books & Ephemera

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Guns, Germs, and Steel

by Diamond, Jared M

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies is a 1997 book by Jared Diamond, professor of geography and physiology at UCLA. In 1998 it won a Pulitzer Prize and the Aventis Prize for Best Science Book. A documentary based on the book and produced by the National Geographic Society was broadcast on PBS in July 2005.
Man

Man

by Montagu, Ashley

The Human Species

The Human Species

by Hulse, Frederick S

The Women Of the Caesars

The Women Of the Caesars

by Ferrero, Guglielmo

Curiosities Of Savage Life

Curiosities Of Savage Life

by James, Greenwood

The Origin Of Humankind

The Origin Of Humankind

by Leakey, Richard

Vanishing Primitive Man

Vanishing Primitive Man

by Severin, Timothy

The Mountain People

The Mountain People

by Turnbull, Colin M

Chalcatzingo

Chalcatzingo

by C, Grove David

An Anthropologist At Work

An Anthropologist At Work

by Mead, Margaret