Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction by John Monaghan and Peter Just

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This engaging overview of the field combines an accessible account of some of the discipline's guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work.
Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropology's most important contributions to modern thought: its investigation of culture as a distinctively human characteristic, its doctrine of cultural relativism, and its methodology of fieldwork and ethnography.

Oxford University Press, 2000.
ISBN: 9780192853462. 160 pp.
Softcover. Near fine.