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I found this book clear, easy for beginners, divided into nice sized chapters and provided ample references and first hand accounts.

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An Introduction to Social Anthropology: Sharing Our Worlds by Joy Hendry

Want to Read saving…. An Introduction to Social Anthropology opens up the field of social and cultural anthropology, demonstrating its value for building an understanding of the vast diversity of human societies and cultures that make up the world today.

Dylan rated it liked it Jun 19, Geekykristie rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Without assuming any prior knowledge, the book gradually leads the reader from some of the discipline’s earliest foundational approaches and theories, through the fundamental areas that make up contemporary anthropology.


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Maybe the chapters were somewhat long and I would have liked the photographs to be in color.

An Introduction to Social Anthropology: Sharing Our Worlds

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Includes a new chapter on the role of social and cultural anthropologists and the specific methods they use in a fast-changing world Features a number of new first-hand accounts to explore difficult concepts through people’s real world experiences Updated sections for further exploration, including books, articles, novels, films and websites.

Her previous books include Science and Sustainability: This socila an inviting, engaging and enjoyable text that aims to smooth the journey for new or prospective anthropology students seeking to better understand the discipline and its roots. Comprehensive overview of all introdution essentials covered in introductory Social and Cultural Anthropology modules Pedagogical features include illustrations, a glossary, further readings and films, first-hand accounts of sociaal across the world, and topics for reflection Student-friendly approach with clear and engaging writing style.


The theories were put together really well, and the information was definitely easy to follow. Covers all the basics and has little asides from people about the topics as well, which was interesting.

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