Cultural Anthropology: A Global Perspective provides students with an introduction to cultural anthropology through a traditional holistic and integrative approach. Organized by societal type, this book's primary emphasis is on applied anthropology, with a strong coverage of globalization. Additionally, it emphasizes three unifying themes: 1 the diversity of human societies and cultural patterns the world over, 2 the similarities that make all humans fundamentally alike, and 3 the interconnections between the sciences and humanities within anthropology. Personalize Learning - MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals.

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Raymond Scupin" is professor of anthropology at Lindenwood University. He received his B. He completed his M. Scupin is truly a four-field anthropologist. During graduate school, Dr. Scupin did archaeological and ethnohistorical research on Native Americans in the Santa Barbara region. He did extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Thailand with a focus on understanding the ethnic and religious movements among the Muslim minority.

In addition, he taught linguistics and conducted linguistic research while based at a Thai university. Scupin has been teaching undergraduate courses in anthropology for over twenty years at a variety of academic institutions, including community colleges, research universities, and a four-year liberal arts university.

Thus, he has taught a very broad spectrum of undergraduate students. Through his teaching experience, Dr. Scupin was prompted to write this textbook, which would allow a wide range of undergraduate students to understand the holistic and global perspectives of the four-field approach in anthropology. In Dr. Scupin has published many studies based on his ethnographic research in Thailand. He recently returned to Thailand and other countries of Southeast Asia to update his ethnographic data.

DeCorse" received his bachelor of arts and master's degrees in anthropology and archaeology, completing his doctorate in archaeology at the University of California-Los Angeles.

His theoretical interests include the interpretation of ethnicity, culture change, and variability in the archaeological record. DeCorse has excavated a variety of prehistoric and historic period sites in the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa, but his primary area of research has been in the archaeology, ethnohistory, and ethnography of Sierra Leone and Ghana. His most recent research has focused on culture contact and change at the African settlement of Elmina, Ghana, the site of the first European tradepost in sub-Saharan Africa.

He is currently collaborating on several projects that examine connections between Africa and the Americas. DeCorse has taught archaeology and general anthropology in various undergraduate and graduate programs, including the University of Ghana, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Syracuse University, where he is currently an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology.

In addition to "The Record of the Past," he has co-authored "Worldviews in Human Expression," an introduction to the humanities from an anthropological perspective.

He also serves on the advisory or editorial boards of "Annual Editions" in physical anthropology and archaeology, "International Journal of Historical Archaeology," and "Beads: Journal of the Society ofBead Researchers. DeCorse has received several academic honors and awards, including Fulbright and Smithsonian fellowships.

He has published more than thirty articles, reviews, and research notes in a variety of publications, including "The African Archaeological Review, Historical New Hampshire, Historical Archaeology," and "Slavery and Abolition. Cultural Anthropology : A Global Perspective. Raymond Scupin. Drawing on both classic and recent research in the field, this introduction to anthropology integrates an historical and global approach with the ethnographic data available from around the world. It reflects the understanding of social and cultural changes based on the relationships among different types of societies.

It aims to demonstrate the diversity of different societies and cultural patterns, but also shows how humans everywhere are fundamentally similar. Human Evolution. Introduction to Anthropology.


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