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Anthropology Book Report/Review

Analysis of Cannibal Culture: Art, Appropriation and Commodification of Differences by Deborah Root
It is hidden behind the mirror of our traditions and ways of life here in the west, but it is reflected if we dare look in the mirror and behold the absolute display of its cannibal might in the land where our military and diplomats fight for interest inherent to the sustenance of our traditions and ways of life
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Brief Analytical Book Review
It after this excursion that Billy never returns and is supposedly dead for the outside world.It is almost after a period of ten years when his friend finds him, completely altered in his appearance in one of the tribal areas of India. Having found him, Billy narrates to him and introduces to his friend a world completely unique and out of the world of the ordinary. Billy also explains the reasons for which he sacrificed his life in the civilized city in the first place. Billy claims to have
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Book Crude Chronicles: Indigenous Politics, Multinational Oil, and Neoliberalism in Ecuador
About oil, land and the relations between the Ecuadorian nation and state in which Organization of Indigenous Peoples of Pastaza and other organizations have major roles to play. The book still discusses the issues of the land and reforms that focus on improvement of the land, for instance, the 1964 Agrarian Reform Law
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Mad Dogs, Englishmen and the Errant Anthropologist: Fieldwork in Malaysia
We limit ourselves to the study of culture and human thoughts. Language is a key factor that anthropologist rely on in studying human behaviours. In this regard, we learn about the history of our environment and aspects related to existence that we have created as human beings.Through anthropology, we learn about humanity that compares comparatives, which are very vital. In his book, he gives an example of a fish, which never realizes that it is wet because it has no contrast. He links this to
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Book Analysis of The Language of Baklava Written by Diana Abu-Jaber
The adoption of such a balanced life from cultures that demanded her total attention was not that an easy task. This instated a whole horde of confusion because of the extreme interferences by her father’s belief. The challenges she had in life, notwithstanding, she managed to overcome the challenges, as well as, frustrations
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Book summary
By referring to other sociological and anthropological works, Bhatia establishes how immigrants construct their identity differently from other people. Additionally, the academic position of the authors enable him relate the cultural concepts with political views. He draws the author’s attention to different concepts such as feminist ethnography by making use of self- reflexive ethnography.Indian American community is amongst the fastest growing migrant communities in United States. Bhatia
Pages: 8 (2000 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of The Dobe Ju/Hoansi Written by Richard Lee
On the other hand, American society uses state of the art agricultural techniques to enhance crop yield. They use fertilizers and insecticides to cater to the ever-growing population. Unlike, the Ju culture, the American society has divided work and instead of a collaborative effort, they have compartmentalized the food gathering task
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Ledger narratives (the plains indian drawings of the lansburgh collection)
In such of the case, the new trend for the narrative ledger drawings is the post modern critical theory. The text including in the underlying book possesses functional information regarding the emergence of narrative ledger drawings with respect to transition of several ages of the societies. The transition of societies might be referred to the preferences of human beings at some certain point of time. At the age of reservation of life, the foremost instance was to achieve horses, wealth and
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Book report
By this six elements a) type of work b) rights and duties of work c) Income d) skills e) Lifestyles, consumption and habits f) moral and civic consciousness. The author suggest that technically skilled people received better salary and helped in building the living standard of the country.The author suggests that middle class has left much impact on the housing policies. It is true, with a large flow of consistent income middle class can obviously invest in real estate sector. In China there
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Book Pathologies of Power Eritten by Paul Farmer
Farmer also believes that deadly diseases and poor health are linked to economic and political structures, and thus considered as structural violence. The structural violence is present in the local and global economic and political structure, and Farmer has provided a demonstration of how this structural violence causes increased health problems 
Pages: 5 (1250 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Poetics by Aristotle
In this regard, by pointing out that poetry tends to illustrate the universal, he seems to assert that a major attribute of art is that it is philosophical and only appeals to the disruptive part of humanity. The second attribute of art is a tragedy, and Aristotle observes that they are present as imitations that are solemn
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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Foundation, Attributes and Function of Aristotle Art Theories
Can a repulsive and distressing artwork deserve to be hailed as art? Aristotle tries to answer this question by describing the purpose of art. Meaning, what benefits people get by supporting art and what are their expectations. For judging gain or loss from that particular art, an individual needs to know the attributes of art
Pages: 4 (1000 words), Book Report/Review
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The Mountain People by Colin Turnbull
According to the paper findings, it can, therefore, be said that the book “The Mountain People” by Colin Turnbull tells a story about a culture that was living in the area located at the Uganda-Kenya border. The society was extremely individualistic in nature and nobody was supposed to take care of the young.
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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Hopi Indians Culture
The Hopi began as a hunting and gathering society in the Southwestern United States in an areas known as the “Four Corners.” In these Mesas, the Hopi people lived in “pit houses’ that would eventually lead to small villages being established. The first is believed to have been called Antelope Mesa in Arizona
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Sold American: The Story of Alaska Natives and Their Land
They would be punished thoroughly if they used their common language and they were taught that their culture was not good. The book becomes a little bit complex to read since it uses the labyrinthine intrigues. These chapters talk widely of how some of the characters in the book planning on grabbing land from the native people of Alaska. Mitchell explains in deep coverage about how these men and some of the Alaskans lied and took huge tracts of land to their selves without caring about the
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of Social Drinking in Cultural Context by Janet Chrzan
American beliefs about alcohol give it high regard and accept drunken behavior. Although it limits youth from alcohol use, it is contrary to the observations made as most of them abuse it. During the ancient period, alcohol was an important supply of nutrients and drinks for all people including men, women and even children. Also, alcohol was considered to be necessary and recommended drink for all decades. However, beliefs about alcohol changed from a healthful and enjoyable beverage to a
Pages: 2 (500 words), Book Report/Review
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Interpretation of culture
He brings in a real-life situation to elaborate on his point. To him, Ankarana, or “the place of rocks” in Madagascar is a perfect example of just how different people’s perspectives can be upon viewing the world from unaccustomed perspectives. Ankarana is one of the most popular ecotourism sites owing to its nature of the formation. It contains Jurassic limestone estimated to be about 150 million years old, and has underground rivers and caves.The dense vegetation in the area plus its
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Analysis of The Souls of Black Folk by William Edward Burghardt
Some of those losses include, civil status loss, vote loss, and institutions of higher education also losing aid. He also stresses that, for African Americans to gain better progress, they require equal civil rights, rights to vote and rights to educate youths depending on one’s ability.Reflecting on his experiences as a school teacher in the rural Tennessee, where he taught sociology, Du Bois relates it to the critique of materialism in America in Atlanta, a rising city. This is where people
Pages: 3 (750 words), Book Report/Review
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(Anthropology) Literature Review
It is essential to read this book because King drive us into understanding that Indians must take a stand on two issues; resources such as land and tribal based membership. They need to fight for the sovereignty from the white’s hand (Logan, 2009).However, there are certain things King does not address in his book such as the various ways in which treatment of Native based Americans was shaped by the large numbers of Africans taken into the country as slaves. The Africans were source of labor
Pages: 6 (1500 words), Book Report/Review
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Book Review of anything by Brian M. Fagan
In the book is the first commanding description of the people of Chaco documented for the typical audience, providing an intriguing human face to one America’s prominent archaeological sites. In a nutshell, the Chaco Canyon illustrates a series of deserted settlements that can be dated back from about 800 A. to 1100 A. The story elaborates the people of Chaco culture, history, possible social course and the possible causes of its abandonment.The book talks about climate to some extent, but it
Pages: 7 (1750 words), Book Report/Review
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