ERIC Number: EJ374273
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Anthropology in the Marketplace: Some Textbook Cases.
Gibbons, Michael F., Jr.
International Journal of Social Education, v2 n3 p62-77 Win 1987-88
Reviews 16 successful, college-level anthropology textbooks, examining content, clarity, readability, audience level, scholarship, and focus. Advocates greater coverage of topics such as applied anthropology and suggests attention be given to alternatives to the standard cultural institutions of marriage, religion, etc. States that the scientific method should be central to the teaching of introductory anthropology. (GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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