Why Humans Have Cultures: Explaining Anthropology and Social Diversity

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Why Humans Have Cultures examines three basic questions: what unity underlies human cultural diversity? What are the origins of that diversity? How can we understand it? The author argues that it is the ways in which people interact--rather than technological advances--that have been of crucial importance in human history. In this thought-provoking book, Carrithers draws on ancient and contemporary examples to show how this perspective forms a solid foundation for the study of culture, society, and history.

Why Humans Have Cultures: Explaining Anthropology and Social Diversity 1992, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192892119

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Why Humans Have Cultures: Explaining Anthropology and Social Diversity 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192192271

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