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Synopsis: By the distinguished American anthropologist, the brilliant study that shows how the endless varieties of cultural behavior- often so puzzling at first glane- can be explained as adaptations to particular ecological conditions.
About the Author:
Marvin Harris taught at Columbia University from 1953 and from 1963 to 1966 was Chairman of the Department of Anthropology. He has lectured by invitation at most of the major colleges and universities in the United States. In addition to field work in Brazil, Mozambique, and Ecuador on the subjects of cross-cultural aspects of race and ethinic relations, the effects of colonialism, and problems of underdevelopment seen in ecological perspective, Harris pioneered in the use of videotape techniques in the study of family life in this country.
Author of several books, among them the influential Rise of Anthropological Theory: A History of Theories of Culture and the popoular undergraduate text Culture, Man and Nature: An Introduction to General Anthropology, Harris wrote frequently for Natural History magazine and was a frequent contributor to the professional journals, American Anthropologist and Current Anthropology. His others books inlcude Cannibals and Kings and Cultural Materialism.
Title: Cannibals and Kings
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
Publication Date: 1978
Book Condition: Good
Edition: First Edition - may be Reissue.
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1978. Condition: Poor. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,600grams, ISBN:0002161206. Seller Inventory # 6669590
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1978. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP113836796
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1978. Condition: Good. First Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP111880596
Book Description Collins. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0002161206I4N00
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Book Description Collins, 1978. Hardback. Condition: VERY GOOD. 1978. Collins. Hard Cover. Book - VG, spine ends and corners rubbed. DJ - Good, slight edgewear, small tears top edge of back cover, spine sunned. 8.5.x5. 239pp. Seller Inventory # 493442