This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1000 entries that focuses on topics in physical/ biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural/social anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology.
This reference dictionary describes the development of physical or biological anthropology concepts, tracing the history of their usage from their origins to the contemporary and usually multidisciplinary contexts in which physical anthropologists participate
Combining anthropological theory and ethnography, it includes substantial entries, short biographies of important figures in anthropology, and glossary items.Authoritative entries have been commissioned from among the world's leading anthropologists.
The Culture Wars addresses the key defining issues of contemporary American society through the lens of political and social controversy. Featuring hundreds of A-Z entries and numerous photos, the encyclopedia examines the history and relevance of the issues, events, controversies, personalities, groups, and concepts that have contributed to the political and social polarization of American society over recent decades