ERIC Number: ED160536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Review of Anthropology, Volume 7, 1978.
Siegel, Bernard J., Ed.; And Others
The book contains 19 essays which provide an overview of the state of the art in various areas of anthropology, including applied anthropology, archaeology, linguistics, social anthropology, and economic anthropology. Most of the authors are professors and researchers from departments of anthropology in United States colleges, universities, and museums. Topics of the essays include political anthropology; social organization of behavior; the question of distribution in anthropological economics; ethnicity as a problem in anthropology; lexical universals; and context in child language. Some of the essays focus on specific regions of the world and cover the following topics: African religious movements; community development and cultural change in Latin America; ecology and culture in New Guinea; and archaeology in Oceania. The book includes subject and author indexes. (AV)
Descriptors: Anthropological Linguistics, Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Behavior, Communication (Thought Transfer), Culture, Essays, Ethnology, Intellectual Disciplines, Language, Language Research, Linguistics, Literature Reviews, Social Exchange Theory, Social Science Research, Social Sciences, State of the Art Reviews, Theories
Annual Reviews, Inc., 4139 El Camino Way, Palo Alto, California 94306 ($17.00, hard cover)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Annual Reviews, Inc., Palo Alto, CA.
Note: For a related document, see ED 152 647