Free Read [History Book] ☆ Cultural Anthropology and Human Experience: The Feast of Life - by Katherine A. Dettwyler ✓


  • Title: Cultural Anthropology and Human Experience: The Feast of Life
  • Author: Katherine A. Dettwyler
  • ISBN: 9781577666813
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Paperback

  • Biocultural anthropologist Katherine A Dettwyler, author of the Margaret Mead Award winning Dancing Skeletons, has written a compelling and original introductory text Cultural Anthropology Human Experience is suitable for use in Cultural and Social Anthropology courses, and its twelve chapters easily fit into quarter or semester terms, while leaving room for additiBiocultural anthropologist Katherine A Dettwyler, author of the Margaret Mead Award winning Dancing Skeletons, has written a compelling and original introductory text Cultural Anthropology Human Experience is suitable for use in Cultural and Social Anthropology courses, and its twelve chapters easily fit into quarter or semester terms, while leaving room for additional readings, discussions, or other projects All the standard topics are covered, but with less emphasis on method and theory and coverage of a variety of industrial and postindustrial societies Auxiliary materials bells and whistles have been kept to a minimum to reduce distractions and maintain a reasonable price to students The author has chosen all the color photographs with great care to illustrate or amplify important points Dettwyler s upbeat tone inspires students to develop the ability to think logically, objectively, and critically about different cultural beliefs, practices, and social structures understand that humans are primates with culture, with a complex overlay of environmental and cultural influences appreciate how powerful cultural beliefs and practices can be in shaping human perceptions of the world realize that culture is not the same thing as social constructions of race, ethnic identity, or place of geographic origin understand why how cultural practices make sense within the cultures that practice them articulate how an anthropological perspective helps discern everyday situations and interactions at the local, national, and international levels understand that anthropology is not just an academic discipline it is a way of looking at and understanding the world appreciate the ways cultural beliefs and practices, social structures, and human lifestyles contribute to a meaningful life Not for sale instructor resource material available to college and university faculty only contact publisher directly.
    Katherine A. Dettwyler
    She is the author of Dancing Skeletons Life and Death in West Africa, and the co editor of Breastfeeding Biocultural Perspectives, which includes her own two chapters Beauty and the Breast The Cultural Context of Breastfeeding in the United States, and A Time to Wean The Hominid Blueprint for a Natural Age of Weaning in Modern Human Populations In 2003 she co edited an anthropology reader with Vaughn Bryant, titled Reflections on Anthropology A Four Field Reader Initial results of her research on extended breastfeeding in the United States were published in Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, Volume 47, Number 3, pp 712 723 When to Wean Biological Versus Cultural Perspectives She is the author of many other scholarly articles She is a frequent speaker at universities, La Leche League conferences, and lactation consultant conferences She lives in Delaware with her husband Steven, her sons Peter 22 and Alexander 16 , Truman the standard poodle, and four cats Her daughter Miranda who was breastfed until she was 4 years of age completed her Master s degree in gravitational physics at the University of Texas at Brownsville in 2004 Miranda and Mark Douglas Hannam, Ph.D of New Zealand, were married on June 11, 2005 in Newark, DE They spent 2.5 years in in Jena, Germany, during which time Miranda became fluent in German and became a mommy to Henry Graham Hannam, born July 3, 2006 In March of 2008, the moved to Cork, Ireland At 20 months, Henry is a healthy and happy breastfed toddler.


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    • Free Read [History Book] ☆ Cultural Anthropology and Human Experience: The Feast of Life - by Katherine A. Dettwyler ✓
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