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Cultural anthropology : tribes, states, and the global system, John H. Bodley

Label
Cultural anthropology : tribes, states, and the global system
Title
Cultural anthropology
Title remainder
tribes, states, and the global system
Statement of responsibility
John H. Bodley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LC
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Bodley, John H
Dewey number
306
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN316
LC item number
.B63 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Culture
  • State, The
Label
Cultural anthropology : tribes, states, and the global system, John H. Bodley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 479-498
Contents
Understanding our cultures : doing anthropology; Anthropological concepts: culture, ethnocentrism, and culture scale; Racism -- Small-scale culture: the world before the State: Australian Aborigines: mobile foragers for 50,000 years: Constructing a sustainable desert culture: the earliest Australians; Population stability and balance with nature?; The Dreaming and the structure of Aboriginal society; Sacred sites and Dreamtime pathways at Uluru; Aboriginal band and clan: equality and flexibility; Social interaction networks and vanishing tribes -- Making a living with foraging technology: lizards and grass seeds: Aboriginal food resources; Aboriginal tools: digging stick, firestick, and spear; The original affluent society; Aborigines as "Stone Age" peoples -- Kinship, age and gender : daily life in forager society : a kinship-based society; Polygyny, gerontocracy and social equality; Male initiation: the terrible rite -- Native Amazonians : villagers of the rain forest; Village life in Amazonia; War in the tribal zone -- African cattle peoples: tribal pastoralists : Making a living with cows; Daily life in East Africa -- Body, mind and soul: the quality of tribal life: the mental abilities of tribal peoples : the cognitive abilities of Australian Aborigines; Language and culture; Magic, belief and the supernatural; Health and nutrition in tribal societies -- Large-scale cultures: the end of equality: Pacifiic Islanders: the ranked chiefdoms; OceaniaL living in the island world; Pacific Island societies: living with inherited rank -- Early states: the Near East and the Andes: Ancient civilizations and the triumph of state power; The Mesopotamian city as a way of life; The Inca empire in the land of four quarters -- The Chinese great tradition : the Chinese village-state: mandate of heaven; Daily life in village China -- Great traditions: Hinduism and Islam in South Asia -- The breakdown of states : the viability of the State; State systems that failed; The limits of progress -- Global-scale culture: The emerging world system: Culture scale perspectives on the contemporary world; The nature of capitalism; Early industrial capitalism -- The American industrial state -- The impoverished world -- Indigenous peoples: Indigenous peoples and the global culture; Colonialism and small-scale cultures; The Australian Aboriginal policy debate: genocidal protection and uplift; Reserves, assimilation, and land rights; Decolonization and human rights; National integration in Amazonia -- Beyond 2000: the future in the global greenhouse: limits to growth in a finite world; Overshoot and biosphere alteration; Towards a sustainable world -- Early history and theory of cultural anthropology : Anthropological modes of explanation; Anthropology as a discipline
Control code
000012355862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 515 p.
Isbn
9781559346764
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96021477
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)34669448
Label
Cultural anthropology : tribes, states, and the global system, John H. Bodley
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 479-498
Contents
Understanding our cultures : doing anthropology; Anthropological concepts: culture, ethnocentrism, and culture scale; Racism -- Small-scale culture: the world before the State: Australian Aborigines: mobile foragers for 50,000 years: Constructing a sustainable desert culture: the earliest Australians; Population stability and balance with nature?; The Dreaming and the structure of Aboriginal society; Sacred sites and Dreamtime pathways at Uluru; Aboriginal band and clan: equality and flexibility; Social interaction networks and vanishing tribes -- Making a living with foraging technology: lizards and grass seeds: Aboriginal food resources; Aboriginal tools: digging stick, firestick, and spear; The original affluent society; Aborigines as "Stone Age" peoples -- Kinship, age and gender : daily life in forager society : a kinship-based society; Polygyny, gerontocracy and social equality; Male initiation: the terrible rite -- Native Amazonians : villagers of the rain forest; Village life in Amazonia; War in the tribal zone -- African cattle peoples: tribal pastoralists : Making a living with cows; Daily life in East Africa -- Body, mind and soul: the quality of tribal life: the mental abilities of tribal peoples : the cognitive abilities of Australian Aborigines; Language and culture; Magic, belief and the supernatural; Health and nutrition in tribal societies -- Large-scale cultures: the end of equality: Pacifiic Islanders: the ranked chiefdoms; OceaniaL living in the island world; Pacific Island societies: living with inherited rank -- Early states: the Near East and the Andes: Ancient civilizations and the triumph of state power; The Mesopotamian city as a way of life; The Inca empire in the land of four quarters -- The Chinese great tradition : the Chinese village-state: mandate of heaven; Daily life in village China -- Great traditions: Hinduism and Islam in South Asia -- The breakdown of states : the viability of the State; State systems that failed; The limits of progress -- Global-scale culture: The emerging world system: Culture scale perspectives on the contemporary world; The nature of capitalism; Early industrial capitalism -- The American industrial state -- The impoverished world -- Indigenous peoples: Indigenous peoples and the global culture; Colonialism and small-scale cultures; The Australian Aboriginal policy debate: genocidal protection and uplift; Reserves, assimilation, and land rights; Decolonization and human rights; National integration in Amazonia -- Beyond 2000: the future in the global greenhouse: limits to growth in a finite world; Overshoot and biosphere alteration; Towards a sustainable world -- Early history and theory of cultural anthropology : Anthropological modes of explanation; Anthropology as a discipline
Control code
000012355862
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xii, 515 p.
Isbn
9781559346764
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
96021477
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)34669448

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