Seeing Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology Through Film

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Anthropology, as a discipline, works very hard at using this perspective for the power of “good”–even while recognizing that such “good” is probably a cultural construct itself. A biannual journal of ethnology centred on Europe. Anthropologists have been employed as consultants in a number of technical-assistance projects undertaken by the United States and also by the specialized agencies of the United Nations, notably the World Health Organization.

Pages: 400

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon; Set Only edition (October 29, 1996)

ISBN: 0205195679

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